OS X is Apple's current operating system for desktop and laptop computers. Use the [os-x] tag for questions specifically related to the OS X version of a game, or a general feature or issue with the OS.

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How to do basic Civilization V operations with keyboard only in, even just moving

I play Civ V on my Mac in my rare free time but I'd like to reduce my mouse use. I have found numerous charts with keyboard shortcuts for exotic actions, but cannot find anything on how to do many ...
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Binding the CTRL key to Crouch instead of C

When in the key bindings menu of the fully-updated Borderlands 2 Mac (Steam), I click on Crouch which is by default bound to C, the box pops up waiting for me to press the new key to bind. On Mac (OS ...
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Terminal script for Minecraft server autosave

I've been looking into Minecraft servers recently, and since I use a Mac, I know that the terminal application is an effective way to run a server with additional ram (you know, with the java -...
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Where are the Origin settings on a Mac?

I am on a mac and I don't know where the settings are on Origin. I am trying to install The Sims 3 to an external hard drive.
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Run Borderlands 2 at 2880x1800 on Retina MacBook Pro

I'm trying to get Borderlands 2 on Mac, the Steam version, to run at full resolution (2880x1800) on my rMBP. In-game, the max resolution for some reason is set at 1440x900, half of the full ...
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Why does Desura think it's already installed on my Mac?

When I go to Desura's site and click Download Desura, I get two options: Desura is installed Let's play! Install Desura For Windows I've never been to the Desura site before. This ...
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How to do a speed boost?

I've seen youtube videos and people do boost to improve their velocity. How can I do that on the OS X version? There is special button combo to do it?
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How do I set a key binding for cmd + Q on Mac OSX?

I'm playing League of Legends on Mac OSX Mavericks. For self-casting, rather than Alt + Q, I'd like cmd + Q. So I go to key bindings and try to set it. But when it asks me to type the key ...
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Identify this game: breaking into a museum to restore exhibits, ran on a Mac

So, I'm looking for a game that involves breaking into a museum, it is a point-and-click adventure. I remember playing it on the old Macs, the ones that had different color cases and a really old OS. ...
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Why are my controllers not working in Super Meat Boy on OS X?

I'm trying to play Super Meat Boy on OSX using a joypad, and it doesn't work: the buttons are fine, but the D-pad is completely ignored! I've tried many joypads and the result is the same for all of ...
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Hotkey to make toon run forward in WoW for OS X

On Windows I think the hotkey was Insert or something close to that to make my toon starting running forward, so that I did not have to hold a button down while my toon ran. So that I could switch ...
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Which levels have bonus secret levels in them?

Sometimes there are bonus cubes found in the levels, which allow you to play a secret level to grant special bonuses (for example: transfer a nice creature to the next "normal" level, or whatever). ...
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Where are TowerFall replays stored on OS X?

When I save a replay, TowerFall says that it's saved in my "Documents Folder". However, it is not in the User's ~/Documents folder and I can't seem to locate it in any of the Steam support folders. It'...
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MacOS 1.8.5 + Minecraft 1.6.4 doesn't close cleanly - CPU 100%

A vanilla Minecraft installation on my Macbook Pro will regularly take my CPU to 100% and keep it there even after quitting. I don't think I'm doing anything particulary demanding with my setting, ...
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How do you get a border on TF2?

I have a Mac Pro and I would like to idle on TF2. The problem is that there is no toolbar so I can't get out of TF2 unless I disconnect from the server I'm on and I quit TF2. I would like to know how ...
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Screen Tints Blue when playing Team Fortress 2 on OSX

Ever since I downloaded tf2 the screen is tinted blue whenever I launch it. I'm on a Macbook Pro 13" early 2011. The same problem has happened to a friend of mine who also has an MBP, but it doesn't ...
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Diablo III Installation Size

What is the size of Diablo 3's files with patch 2.01 ? On my computer, the size of Diablo 3's installation (2.01) is about 30 GB (and I haven't download the full patch yet). Is it really so much to ...
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Can I play gog's OSX version of SWOS two players both on the keyboard?

I've just bought SWOS from gog and downloaded it for OSX, tried to play it with a friend, but the arrow keys controlled both teams, and couldn't find any other key controlling only one team and not ...
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How to make a game full screen on my external monitor?

I have a MacBook Pro 15", that I have connected another screen to. It;s running perfect with all programs, except when I want to game, because every time I try to open a game (eg HoN/WoW) it opens on ...
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Is it possible to play Cthulu saves the world on Mac?

I recently bought Cthulu saves the World on Steam, and was wondering if it was possible to play it by using Crossover, or other similar applications. It's also in the App store.
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attack of the b team server isn't working well please help

My Attack of the B Team server suddenly shut down. When it is starting it crashes. This is the crash report: Encountered an unexpected exception IllegalArgumentException java.lang....
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Is it possible to get mods to run on the GOG Mac version of Fallout?

I want to install Fixt on Fallout 1 for mac, but I cant seem to find anything that allows me to do that. Is it possibe?
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Urban Terror not launching on OSX 10.9

I installed Urban terror yesterday on my Mac OSX 10.9 and It refuses to launch, I just get a black screen and then it quits. It's in my applications folder. I ran it from the package>Contents>MacOS>...
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Help with installing Minecraft Mods on a Mac [duplicate]

Having problems with mods not appearing in Minecraft on Mac OSX 10.8.5. I have installed Forge and the 'Mods' button appears OK under the 'Multiplayer' button in Minecraft. I have downloaded some ...
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How can I find out about current Mac OS X games?

I'm looking for something like http://gamerankings.com/ where I can find comprehensive information about current (and past) games, but for Mac OS X. Not necessarily just a site linking to other ...
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Playing QuakeLive on Mac?

Is there a way to play QuakeLive on a Mac?
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Getting rid of bones levels on Nethack Cocoa

I have been plagued by a problem. I think something's out to kill me (although considering I'm playing Nethack, that "something" is "everything"). Specifically, I'm getting into trouble for something ...
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Transfer steam games locally

I am sharing my dad's steam account on my computer. He bought/downloaded/installed a game on his user, but I have to reinstall it on my user. How can I get it on my user without re-downloading it, ...
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How can I optimize use of Civilization III in VirtualBox

I am using VirtualBox to play Civilization III (from Steam) in Windows 7 on my 13" Retina Macbook Pro. The only problem is it's horrendously slow. It seems like this only impacts screens with ...
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SimCity (2013) not loading

I have a Mac with the correct requirements and I have played the new SimCity before on it. Now that I've updated my system to Mavericks and updated SimCity, it no longer loads. When I click Play in ...
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Where can I download EverQuest for Mac?

From reading Wikipedia and other sites, it seems that EverQuest can be played on Mac OS X. However, I have trouble finding a downloader. There's an installer on CNet, but it doesn't seem to do ...
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How to get back to fullscreen in Broken Age on OS X?

On OS X, after switching away from the Broken Age application in fullscreen mode, the game goes windowed and I can't find a way to go back. It is not among the options, neither in the menus. Does ...
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Borderlands 2 Save Converter from PS3 to Mac

Is there a tool that I can use to convert my PS3 saves to Mac-formatted ones? If there isn't one, is there a program I can use to "read" my PS3 save data so I can manually convert a Mac save to a ...
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Can I recover a deleted world?

I accidentally deleted my world, is there a way to find the files somewhere on my computer? I have already looked where the files would be if I hadn't deleted the world. I am using a Mac but is not ...
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Is there a way to run a PC Steam game on my Mac [duplicate]

I just replaced my Macbook for an IMac. I saw that they released Splinter Cell Chaos Theory on Steam, complete with MP :-O . It is only for windows however. Is there a way I can run some sort of ...
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Adding extra missions on OS X

I am playing CS Condition Zero via Steam on my Mac (sadly my PC is in storage so I can't use that at the moment). I know there are loads of extra mission packs available with instructions on how to ...
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Civ V GOTY edition soundtrack download on Mac

Where does the Game Of The Year edition Civilization V soundtrack get downloaded on Mac? I looked at this question and from it deduced that the equivalent location on the Mac would be ~/Library/...
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What is the ideal setup for multiple Steam accounts on one computer, including guests?

I live in a house with multiple gamers. We are considering installing Steam on our HTPC and using it like a sort of gaming console. There are a few ways to approach this, and none of them seem ideal. ...
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How do I connect Borderlands 2 Mac and PC through LAN?

Trying to get Mac and PC Borderlands 2 to play together over LAN Game Ranger's Mac client doesn't have Borderlands 2. Hamachi did not work. Also tried Tunngle, to no avail. We both have the same ...
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Where is the Starcraft II custom map folder?

I downloaded a custom map but I don't know where to put it in order for it to appear in the Custom Game map selection menu. Does anyone know where is this custom map folder ? I play on MacOS X but I ...
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Is it possible to delete the Minecraft folder on a Mac? [duplicate]

I'm trying to fix a Null Pointer Exception I'm getting when running Minecraft on my Mac. Some instructions I've found said that I needed to do two things: Uninstall/Reinstall Java 'Nuke' the ...
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How can I play Doom using Doom Engine on a Mac?

I saw recently that John Romero tweeted that the best modern way to play Doom is to download the Doomsday Engine. I did this for my Mac, but it doesn't come with the WAD Files, which are required to ...
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Can I use an Xbox controller with a Mac?

Has anybody got any experience using an Xbox controller with a Mac? I know you can run the firmware on a PC. If not, cheap controller recommendations would be welcome!
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How to pause a multiplayer game of Civilization IV in OS X?

I know that the pause key pauses the game's turn timer in Windows, but how do you do it in OS X?
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Can't click the buttons in the pause screen

I can login into minecraft and join games (my world or another server), that puts me at the the pause screen. When I try to click the button "play game", it just does the sound of the clicking in ...
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Technic Launcher always crashes when opening mod packs on OS-X [closed]

My Technic Launcher keeps crashing whenever I try to open mod packs, for example: Crafting Dead, or Hexxit. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Difference in performance of my dolphin emulators on windows and mac

I had a few problems running pokemon xd gale of darkness on my mac as it crashes. So I downloaded windows vista home premium via bootcamp - but the game lags. All my settings are the same as on my ...
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Remove permissions lock on a Minecraft save

I downloaded a pre-made Minecraft save-file to explore, and it worked really well. However, when I tried using the time set, gamemode, or any other console command, I get the error You do not have ...
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Is there a Nethack GUI client for OSX Lion?

This should not be a dupe of this question. I am trying to get Nethack up and running on OSX Lion, and the QT client no longer works (goodbye PPC support). I found the Nethack Cocoa project, however ...
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How do I hide the menu bar?

How do I hide the Menu Bar in Batman: Arkham City GOTY? It shows up when I am full screen. I've searched the preference file and didn't find a relevant key nor can I find an option in the startup menu ...