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 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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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?
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Where is the P_Drive in the Macintosh EVE-Online Client?

The P_Drive used to be in ~user/Preferences/EVE Online Preferences/ It's been moved since sometime in 2011. Where is the new one?
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How do I save a replay in Super Meat Boy on OS X?

I've been playing Super Meat Boy on OS X, from Steam. I'd like to save a copy of some of my replays, but I can't find the keyboard shortcut. It's displayed at such a low resolution that it's ...
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Why does Steam not sell the Mac versions of all games? [closed]

Specifically, there is a Mac version of DragonsAge and of Modern Warfare but none of these are offered on Steam. Could anyone explain why?
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Do Mac and Windows versions of Source games contain the exact same files?

Basically what the title says. I want to do this, because I want to copy my Mac game to my Windows PC, without re-downloading it.
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Can I use a PC gamepad with OSX Steam games?

Will a PC gamepad work with all the key mappings for games in Steam on OSX? Would getting a Microsoft 360 gamepad work on OSX?
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Is it possible to run Steam games that reside on my Mac OS X partition from my Windows partition?

I'm using Boot Camp to run Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro. I'd like to play Windows only games but my Windows install only has 20GB of space. I installed Steam and my Steam games on my Mac OSX drive ...
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How can I tell if I have the Team Fortress 2 update that supports Snow Leopard 10.6.4?

I recently saw that TF2 has updated its code so it doesn't run slow for the Mac OS X 10.6.4 update (which I was holding off on doing since I wanted to play TF2). I just saw that I need to restart ...
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Wine on OS X: Playing Counter Strike

Today, I was a bit bored so I decided to install Wine on my Mac. I am running Mac OS X Lion. Normally, when I wanted to play a Windows-only game, I would fire up Windows 7 through Boot Camp, but I ...
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CHAD (world 2 boss) level bugged in Super Meat Boy on OSX

I get the key at the beginning of the level, but the stage doesn't start: the locks open but the screen stays fixed. The boss jumps up and down, always in the center of the screen. Is this a known ...
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Warcraft 3 : Zoom out

I have a 27" Cinema Display with Mac OS X 10.6.5 . So I would really like to play Frozen Throne one my big screen but everything is soo big, it's really annoying :( Is there any way to zoom out? Any ...
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NetHack Clients For OS X? [closed]

What clients exist for OS X? I am using the official QT port (graphical).
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Graphical Artifacts in SC2 on Mac

Has anyone ever encountered trails/artifacts as in the picture while playing SC2? I've tried other 3D apps on the machine such as Portal2 -- That worked just fine. Wondering if anyone has ...
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Are there any advantages to buying a game on the Mac App Store (MAS) instead of Steam?

I was looking at The Baconing on the Mac App Store (MAS) and found that it is also available on Steam. Besides the price difference is there any other reason I would want the MAS version over the ...
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How do I share SteamApps folder between Windows and OS X?

I have a bootcamped Mac, and I want to share my SteamApps folder between the two operating systems, since the bulk of the storage is in game assets. I've tried using an exFAT partition, but OSX has a ...
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Do I need to launch steam everytime to play Football Manager 2012 on OS X?

Now that we need steam to validate Football Manager 2012, do we need to launch steam everytime we want to play Football Manager 2012? I am using OS X Snow Leopard. Thanks.
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Why are Aspyr COD games so expensive in the Mac App Store? [closed]

In the Mac App Store, Aspyr is selling the following COD games for super inflated prices: Call of Duty: $19.99 Call of Duty 2: $29.99 Call of Duty 4: $49.99 Why are they so expensive?
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Minecraft 1.8 mac OSX 1.6.8 - minecraft.app not running at all

After having tried the 1.8 prerelease, I wanted the 1.8 final of course, but I couldn't log in through the launcher (and hence, could not get the update through the launcher like normal). I just got ...
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Is there a GBA Emulator for Mac OS X Lion? [closed]

Can't find an GBA Emulator which doesn't require PowerPC, except NoCashGBA - which sucks. Does anyone know of any other solution? I want to play Pokemon...
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Where is the config file for Portal 2 located on OSX?

I am having trouble finding the config.cfg config file for the Source engine on OSX. It isn't in an obvious place in the package. Does anyone know where I can find it? Thanks, Matt
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Does Starcraft 2 run better on Windows or Mac?

I have Starcraft 2 installed on my Macbook Pro in OS X. I have Intel i7 CPU, 8 GB of RAM, nVidea Geforce FT 330M, and a SATA hard drive. In Energy settings I've set it to Higher Performance over ...
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Using iPhone as a game controller for Mac for 3d games

I'd like to be able to play Minecraft on my MacBook when there is no room for a mouse (eg on a train). I know that there are apps that let you use an iPhone as a game controller, but they seem aimed ...
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What's the best way to run PC games like RCT3 on a Mac?

OK, I've got a PC version of Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 on PC CD-ROM, but I've upgraded to a Mac (MacBook Pro OSX Snow Leopard specifically) and I want to re-install it. I understand there are a number ...
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Temporary download folder for Steam on Mac

I want to know this, because I deleted some ncf/gcf files for portal 2, because the updating was stuck. And now it wants to download it all (11GB) again, so it would be nice if I could copy the ...
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How to stop Assassin's Creed's speech from desynching?

It is really annyoing since in cutscenes I spend about half the time watching lips moving and gestures finishing to something said half a minute ago :-( This problem seems to occur rather often, but ...
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How can I change the screen resolution used by BIT.TRIP RUNNER on Mac?

On my Mac Book Pro 15" the screen is corrupted when I try to launch BIT.TRIP RUNNER. The game appear to launch correctly as I can hear the game music after some time (probably time to load the game), ...