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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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), ...
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Battlefield 2142: Playable on Recent Macbook Air?

Is it possible to play Battlefield 2142 (Mac version) on the most current version of the Macbook Air? Ideally, I would prefer to play on osX, i.e., not through windows.
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Will a MacBook from mid2010 run Portal 2 well? [closed]

My MacBook ran Portal just fine. It's a MacBook mid 2010 model with an nVidia 320M. Will it run Portal2 well?
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usability playing diablo II and starcraft 2 on a mac with magic mouse

I'm currently playing through Mass Effect 2 on the Xbox 360 and it is probably the best gaming experience I've ever had. Now that it's coming to an end and I get to eagerly anticipate ME3 with other ...
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Recent M.A.M.E. for MacOS [closed]

Is there any version of MAME for MACOS that is still up to date? (Still maintained). http://www.macmame.org/ last update: 2006 http://mameosx.sourceforge.net/ last update: 2009 GUI would be nice, ...
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How can I get the golden egg in level 1-8 of Angry Birds?

Is it actually possible to get the golden egg in level 1-8 in Angry Birds on Mac? My mouse is stuck with the catapult and I can't click the chest.
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Anarchy Online in wine on Mac?

Anarchy online doesn't have a Mac client so I'm wondering if it will run in wine. I don't want to run it in bootcamp, and I don't quite feel like running it in a VM since I have to reset afterwards ...
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How can I modify the Civilization IV keyboard commands on OS X?

I play on a MacBook Pro, so I have no number pad. Ideally I'd love to be able to play completely keyboard based, with movement keys similar to 'vi' (hjkl, etc). I really want to be able to natively ...
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Is there a special way to set up Garry's Mod for Mac?

I just downloaded Garry's Mod from Steam and every time I try to play Single Player on the first map, it crashes on the Loading Resources section of the progress bar. Here is some of the exception ...
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Urban Terror not launching on Mac OS X

I just downloaded Urban Terror and for some reason it won't launch on my Mac. The icon appears in the dock for a second and then quits itself. EDIT: I am running Mac OS X version 10.6.5 and Urban ...
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Plants vs zombies crashes on Mac OS X

I've bought Plants vs Zombies from Steam and when I reach an certain point in the game where I obtain a key the game crashes? Any ideas?
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Is there any wireless keyboard with acceptable delay?

I just got a Logitech wireless keyboard to play Worms Armageddon from to couch on the TV. I never noticed while doing other tasks but it seams that there is a delay on all the keys, what makes the ...
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Lord of the Rings Online & emulation

How well does Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online work in an emulated Windows XP installation using VMWare Fusion, Parallels or other emulation systems?
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imac voice chat not working with Starcraft 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Has anyone had success with Voice Chat in StarCraft 2? This is for a friend. He has all the latest drivers. The game sound works fine, but he can't hear the rest of the ...
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How do you switch applications in mac osx when in starcraft 2?

I would sometimes like to follow team liquids wiki in some maps as a walkthrough(like the secret mission) but it seems I can't "alt-tab" in SC2. How do you do this is mac osx?
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Graphics tweaks for Modern Warfare 2 on a mid-2009 Macbook Pro?

What are the highest levels that one could set the graphics settings for a bottom of the range mid-2009 Macbook Pro using bootcamp? I don't mind if they involve installing different drivers or ...