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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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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StarCraft II does not install on Mac OS X with FileVault

I have the same problem as described here. I've installed SC2 on two systems, one had this "Insert DVD" problem, the other did not. I deleted all of the files and re-downloaded on the system ...
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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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How to run YABOT (Yet Another Build Order) on Mac?

My aim is to play single YABOT game, I have downloaded the latest MapCraft(1.6), run it selected a YABOT map but nothing happened when i press launch....is there anything i am missing?? please help ...
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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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Windows Steam games on a Mac with WINE?

I love my MacBook (2008, aluminum, Intel processor with the low-end nVidia chipset). I don't like running Windows. I don't want a Windows Bootcamp partition, because I found I never used it. (I really ...
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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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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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NetHack Clients For OS X? [closed]

What clients exist for OS X? I am using the official QT port (graphical).
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Can I reinstall Starcraft 2 on Windows using the key from my Mac?

I want to buy StarCraft 2, but have one question. Currently I have an iMac and I know I can install SC2 on it. My problem is that later I want to sell this Mac and buy a PC. Will I be able to ...
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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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Does the Mac version of Starcraft II come with any performance issues?

I'm curious if the Mac version of Starcraft II will perform approximately as well as the PC version on Bootcamp or if there will be any stability/performance compromises. Is SCII a native port on Mac ...
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Why would a non-network issue like an inadequate video card cause me to lag out of Starcraft II games

I keep lagging out of Starcraft II games, even though I am (moderately) certain my network is just fine, I'm on a university campus. I am however lacking in system specs, specifically my graphics ...
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Dragons Age: Origin mac version

How well does the Mac version of Dragons Age Origin work as compared to the PC version. I want to play it on a macbook pro with the minimum specs, so I am curious if it will function at a reasonable ...
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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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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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How can I play Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (PC) on my 27" Intel Core i7 iMac?

I have the PC version of Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (MOH:AA) and I would like to play it on my 27" (Intel Core i7) iMac, how can I do this? Searching only shows old PPC Mac binaries for running ...
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Flashing black screen after explosions in Modern Warfare 2 - Graphics card malfunction in Bootcamp

I'm running Modern Warfare 2 on bootcamp, 2gb ram and an nVidia 9400m. Every now and then, an explosion messes up my display and it starts flashing black. and I can see through walls (honest to god, ...
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How to use Wireless & Wired xbox 360 Pads on macos?

I have got a mac mini as multimedia and gaming station for my TV. Now i would like to play those games with my Xbox Pads, a have one wired and tree wireless pads. I have googled it and i found some ...
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Getting better performance out of Half-Life based games on MacBook

I was disappointed to find that the Mac versions of Half-Life engine games (Portal, TF2, CS:Source) have a lot of trouble running on my aluminum MacBook: as soon as there's any sort of action, the ...
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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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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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Playing QuakeLive on Mac?

Is there a way to play QuakeLive on a Mac?
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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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Is there any way to get the original Fallout and Fallout 2 working on a Mac?

The question probably speaks for itself. I know that they're Windows-based games, so inherently a copy of Windows must be available. That precludes using DOSBox, but would any of the following ...
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Can I play games made for Windows on a Mac?

Is a game made for a Windows machine playable on a Mac? I'm going to buy a new computer for gaming and would like to know if it's possible to play Windows games on a new Mac.