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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I can't interact with the Steam Overlay. What's going on?

I've been having issues with the Steam Overlay while playing The Witcher recently. I suspect that the issues are specific to the fact that the game was (somewhat sloppily) ported to Mac OS X with a ...
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Some Minecraft sound effects on Mac are too quiet

I bought Minecraft last year and all went well until I bought a Mac. Now, the following sounds are either missing or very quiet: Walking on any material. Breaking materials. Placing materials. ...
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Tekkit on Mac not starting up - White Screen

Recently there was an update for mac (just a regular system update, i thought nothing of it) and immediately after the update, when i try and launch the Technic launcher and run tekkit, it lets me log ...
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How do you install Minecraft mods on a Mac?

I've seen videos for Minecraft mods which add features like oil, pipes and guns. Where can I find these mods, and how do I install them on a Mac?
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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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Missing game textures on XP VM (Parallels 6)

I have an 1-year old 27'' iMac (8GB RAM) and am using Parallels Desktop 6 to virtualize a Windows XP installation. This is its dxdiag output: While Games like Civilization IV work without any ...
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How to install DeathMatch Server on Mac OSX for Counter Strike: Source

I have a Steam Account and have installed Counter Strike:Source on my Mac OSX. I am bored of the local servers... How can I setup a DeathMatch Server on my copy of CS:S?? Please tell me what to ...
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Playing the game with Wingman RumblePad (OS X / Mac)

I would like to know how I can connect my Logitech WingMan RumblePad to my Mac so I can play TF2 with it, using CoD-esque controls (Left Thumb = Move, Right Thumb = Aim). I have tried editing the ...
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Can't uninstall games with “Delete local content”

I'm trying to uninstall Portal 2 from my local copy of Steam, using the right click->Delete Local Content menu option. Upon selecting this, a dialog is presented confirming the delete, followed by an ...
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Whenever I try to open tekkit singleplayer on mac it doesnt work, but it works fine with multiplayer

On tekkit, whenever I try and go offline it says something like error applescript, but on multiplayer it's fine. How do i fix that?
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Can I play Vindictus on Mac?

I am playing Vindictus and I would like to know if this game will appear on Mac OS. Other than that, do you know a way to play on mac (virtualbox or others)?
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Can I configure the analog stick on my PS3 controller as “vehicle throttle” in GTA3 on Mac?

I bought GTA3 on Mac App Store, and wanted to play it with my new PS3 controller on my MacBook. It works fine for playing on foot (left stick for running, right stick for view). But in car I can only ...
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How do I get my copy of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade to work with ScummVM again?

A while ago ScummVM suddenly stopped working with my copy of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure (Macintosh edition) and I haven't been able to get it working again. I tried ...
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Differences between Mac Star Wars old Republic and online version [closed]

I purchased SWTOR from the Apple AppStore and don't have an option to play online. Is there an online version? Will it work with the Mac? What are my options to make my Mac version work online? I ...
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Can I play Terraria on a Mac?

I've been meaning to try out Terraria, but it requires Windows and I only have a Mac. I can use things like Boot Camp or a virtual machine, but is there a way to run it without resorting to running a ...
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Team Fortress 2 Bad Performance on Mac

I was wondering if anyone else has had bad problems with Team Fortress 2 running on a mac (not bootcamp or anything like that) for example here are some of the problems I've been having: When doing ...
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Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Won't sync under Mac

I have a genuine Xbox 360 wireless controller and a gaming receiver. I have downloaded the latest driver from Tattiebogle.net and installed successfully. I have MacOSX Lion installed and under System ...
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AOE 2 Windows recorded game on Mac?

I owned a PC during my college days and have a whole collection of recorded games (around 1000 games) played during that period. Now I own a mac and would really like to watch those games again, since ...
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How can I run the original Diablo 1 on OS X Lion (10.7)?

Hankering for some Diablo 1, but most resources online only cover Diablo 2. Is there easy way to run it natively? Would old Mac emulation work in lieu of dual-booting Windows? Is Diablo 1 feeble ...
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How do I use function keys on a Mac?

I recently switched my whole system to Mac OSX (Snow Leopard 10.6) from Windows 7. Now I've installed WoW and imported my old configs/addons without any problems, besides that my keybindings from F1 ...
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Best way to play Defense of the Ancients (Warcraft 3) on a Mac?

I own a Macbook Pro. I want to play a PC game called WarCraft 3 - Defense of the Ancients. I have googled and done some research on how to play DotA on a Mac. Most of resources I found recommended I ...
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Can I run PC steam games on a Mac?

I recently downloaded 'Blood Bowl' on Steam to my Mac, not realizing that it was not Mac-compatible. Is there any software or any way that will allow me to play it, as obviously I've already paid for ...
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How can I record gameplay on a Mac?

I can find plenty of information on recording programs for Windows, but information for OSX is much harder to find. What programs are available for recording gameplay on a Mac?
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How do I play Starcraft 2 offline?

How to I play StarCraft 2 offline? When I start StarCraft 2 offline (my network connection disabled), it prompts me for my Battle.net account name. After entering my account name, I select play ...
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How do I change my offline name on the mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change player name in Minecraft smp in offline mode on a Mac? I want to change my offline name in MineCraft on my mac. I have only found ways to change it on ...
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How to enable debug mode Civ 5 Mac OS X

I know on pc i just set DebugPanel to 1 in the config .ini file but where does the config file live on Mac OS X when installing through Steam?
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Mods for Civilization 5 do not work on my Mac [duplicate]

I have successfully got the "Mod" option to appear on the in-game menu to appear by following this thread. However, I cannot get any of the mods I have to subscribed to via Steam to show up in the Mod ...
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Where do Minecraft texture packs go on OS X?

I play Minecraft on OS X and for some reason clicking this button doesn't do anything. Where should I be putting my texture packs?
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How can you use an Xbox 360 controller with Portal on a Mac?

I would like to use a wired Xbox 360 controller to play Portal on a Mac. I tried following the steps as explained in the Steam Support article “Using an XBox 360 Controller with Source Games.” So I: ...
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Does Deux Ex: Human Revolution run better under Windows than Mac OS X?

I've got a macbook air 13" with an HD 4000 graphics card. Deus Ex runs just ok on it. Is the performance on Windows better for this game? If so, is it enough to matter?
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SimCity 4 for Intel-based Macs?

I used to love playing SimCity 3000 and was wondering recently what new versions have come out since then. I found SimCity 4 which sounds pretty cool. I switched to an Intel based MacBook Pro half a ...
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How do I change player name in Minecraft smp in offline mode on a Mac?

This post pretty much summarizes my question : How do I change player name in minecraft multiplayer in offline mode in Linux? I know for a fact that Mac and Linux are both Unix based And the ...
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Transfer SC2 Installation from Mac OSX to PC

I am trying to transfer the Starcraft II install folder from Mac OSX to a Windows PC. The disk didn't work on my Windows PC as it stopped at 51% but it installed perfectly on the Mac computer. The ...
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Why does plugging in a monitor improve AA performance?

When I play Modern Warfare 2 using anti-aliasing on my Macbook Pro and no monitor, the game lags too much to play. But lo and behold: When I plug in a monitor to my Macbook Pro and turn on AA and put ...
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How can I play the Mask of the Betrayer expansion natively on my Mac?

I'm reliving all games and I would like to play the mask of the betrayer expansion on my Mac, but although the initial campaign has been ported, Mask of the Betrayer seems it hasn't. Please, no ...
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Pop-up appears when keeping a key pressed for more than a second while playing Diablo 3 on OS X

A couple of minutes ago, while playing, I began experiencing a strange issue: whenever I keep pressed for a second or more some of the keys, a pop-up appears asking me to choose from a set of similar ...
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Where are screenshots stored on Mac OS X?

I know how to take a screenshot. I Rebound the hotkey, and have been snapping away - or so I thought. I just went to look for my screenshots, and I can't find them. Not in Documents. Not in the ...
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How can I fix a “failed to connect to LAN” error in Rome Total War: Gold?

I recently purchased Rome Total War: Gold via the Mac App Store on OS X Lion. I have had a lot of fun playing the single player campaign. However, when I try to access multiplayer to battle against ...
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How do I transfer Diablo 3 installation from one Mac to another?

I bought Diablo 3 via digital download and installed it on my Mac and now I'm trying to get it on my Macbook without having to re-download the entire 7Gigs but I can't seem to find any of the files. ...
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How can I install Diablo 3 if I use FileVault?

The official FAQ says that FileVault and FileVault2 are incompatible with Diablo 3. How can I install Diablo 3 on my Mac if my harddrive uses FileVault?
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Will Diablo 3 run better on my Mac if I play in Windows 7 via Boot Camp?

Diablo III doesn't play very well for me in OS X, even with most graphics quality settings set to low. A Battle.net support article says that the minimum system requirements in Windows 7 are lower ...
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Will the version of Diablo 2 included with the Collectors Edition of Diablo 3 run on modern Mac OS X?

The collectors Edition of Diablo 3 includes a 4GB USB drive preloaded with Diablo 2 and Lord of Destruction. Will this version of the game run on a modern Intel Mac running OS X 10.7 without ...
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How do I limit my FPS in StarCraft 2 for Mac?

I am trying to limit my FPS to 30 for Starcraft 2 on my MacBook Pro (after a while the machine heats up and the FPS drops) - I understand I need to add a few lines to the variables.txt file: ...
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CounterStrike: Source stuttering on MacBook Pro

My friend is having some problems with CS:S on his MacBook Pro: if you stand still its like 100+ fps, if you fire there is a millisecond stutter, any fighting and it's completely unplayable i ...
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How to play drod in windowed mode on OS X?

Searching on the drod page and its forums I was not able to dig up an information on how to play drod in windowed mode on OS X. Is it possible to always use windowed mode on startup?
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Is there a way to switch from fullscreen to windowed mode in Neverwinter Nights in Mac OS X?

I've decided to start playing Neverwinter Nights again and I was wondering if there is a keystroke to toggle from fullscreen to windowed mode (such as if I hit ⌘M or ⌘Tab in Warcraft III or ...
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I heard that you can no longer play Diablo 2 on the current gen Macs, is this true? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: • How can I run Diablo II on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)? • Will the version of Diablo 2 included with the Collectors Edition of Diablo 3 run on modern Mac OS X? ...
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Text expansion in Diablo III fullscreen on OS X

My usual text expander, Typinator, doesn't work when Diablo III is in fullscreen. How can I expand text in D3—is there anything built-in, or should another OS X text expansion utility work?
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How can I run Diablo II on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)?

I planned on buying a digital copy of Diablo II to prep my left click muscles for any potential beta access to Diablo III in the near future. Despite the requirements stating that Diablo II can run on ...
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Put Starcraft 2 trial installation on a USB drive (mac)

I want to download the Starcraft 2 trial as a .dmg or a .app file so I can load it onto a usb and plug it into a computer that has slow internet access. Is that possible?