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 can I transfer my saved progress in DiRT 2 to a different mac?

I literally spent the last 2 hours trying to find the solution, but couldn't. There are solutions for Windows, but no Mac. I basically installed DiRT 2 on my macbook pro, but already had some progress ...
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EvE OSX Client won't launch

So I just downloaded EvE online after some time and the client wont launch. When I click on the app I see EvE dock icon jumping but nothing happens. I reinstalled the game but still same issue. Also ...
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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 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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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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Will Sims 3 Windows-only DVD serial work on Mac?

I have one of the early Sims 3 DVD versions that apparently did not come with a Mac installer. If I could get ahold of a Mac DVD for installation, would it be possible to use my Windows CD-key? Or ...
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Minecraft takes me to 'GameOutput' screen instead of launching

So, I've been playing minecraft on my macbook pro for a while, but all of a sudden, the game has stopped launching. I mean, I can go to the launch screen, but when I click "play", it takes me to a new ...
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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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MAME OS X - How to activate console mode?

I'd like to be able to change the mode from "Arcade" to "Console" (that enables things like training mode on certain fighting games, etc.). Is there a way to do this on MAME OS X? There's no option ...
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Freeciv (Macports SDL) can't create scorelog

I'm playing Freeciv 2.4.2 on Mac OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks), using the SDL client from MacPorts package freeciv @2.4.2_0+universal Whenever I start by loading a game, I get the message Can't open ...
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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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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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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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Sims 3 Won't Launch from Origin

Error message received: The Sims 3 Unable to start game Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb) I go to my games on Origin and click play on The Sims 3. I have no expansions downloaded onto my ...
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How do I launch Call of Duty 4/PEZBot with bots always enabled?

I have Call of Duty 4 (App Store version) on Mac, and PeZBOT mod for bots. I installed PeZBOT following the instructions to my Library folder, and it is working fine. However, by default, it does not ...
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Battle Nations buildings and units are all invisible

There's an item on the Z2 website which says: With the new 3.0 update, a new 50 MB client was introduced. Upon booting it up, you may notice that several units and buildings are invisible. ...
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Mac version of Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery damaged; Won't run

I downloaded the Humble Indie Bundle version of SSAS onto my mac (10.8.4), and every time I try to start the game I get the error ""sworandsworcery" is damaged and can't be opened". I have tried ...
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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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Fullscreen toggle on Mac for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood?

I've tried everything: CMD+H, Alt tab, CMD+M, and nothing seems to be able to take me out of fullscreen mode for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood on my Macbook Pro. Are there any other ways so that it ...
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How can I play Q.U.B.E using just one display?

I'm using multiple monitors and I've tried turn off fullscreen but it just scales down the viewport of the game even though I am still in the OSX fullscreen layout. How can I play Q.U.B.E using just ...
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I can't open Spore on my Mac

It's been a long time since I tried to play spore on my iMac. I reinstalled it today and whenever I try to open it my screen will go black, a blue box will flash on my screen, my cursor will change a ...
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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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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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Steam (Mac) game location

A few months ago, I restored my Mac from a Time Machine backup. Now, when I try to play a game on Steam (Civ 5 for example), Steam does not seem to be aware of the location of the game. I found the ...
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How can I install Counter-Strike on a MacBook Pro?

Is it possible to install Counter-Strike on a MacBook Pro? If so, how?
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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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Lost My Minecraft Saves Folder

So being a mac user, it took me forever to find my minecraft saves folder, and because i did not want to need to find it again, i moved the folder to many desktop, instead of copypasting it or just ...
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How long does it take for the Steam activation key to activate?

I bought Grand Theft Auto Vice City for my Mac and it gave me an activation key to activate before the game can begin installation. I did this about an hour ago and I wanted to know approximately how ...
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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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Borderlands 2 for Mac crashes on launch

I recently downloaded Borderlands 2 through steam on my Mac OS X Lion machine, to get this error output: Process: Borderlands2 [16081] Path: /Users/Jamie ProBook/Library/Application ...
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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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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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Choose install location Steam games on Mac

I'm pretty sure I have set it up at home on my iMac, but I can't for the life of me find out how to set it up again on my Macbook Air. I have recently purchased a USB-stick to run Steam off of, ...
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FML will not run in demo mode

This is the crash log ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Everything's going to plan. No, really, that was supposed to happen. Time: 12/24/13 9:25 AM Description: FML will not run in demo mode ...
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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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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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What happened to “GTA: The Trilogy” on OSX? [closed]

I seem to be unable to dig up any official reviews on OSX port of GTA and besides of amazon.com in the USA it does not seem to be available in any other country. I seem to be unable to find anybody ...
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Is Counter-Strike 1.6 cross compatible with other platforms?

I would like to know if I buy CS 1.6 on Steam, then will I be able to play with stand-alone CS 1.6 on Windows computers via LAN/Wifi? Thank you in advance for your answers.
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Why do I always have to reenable Steam Permissions on my Mac?

When I launch any Steam games like Cs:Go or TF2, My engine always says that the overlay is not on before launching, causing me to always open up my System preferences and I have to put in the password ...
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Can't find Minecraft's resource pack folder or open it in minecraft itself

I can't find the resource pack folder on my mac and when I click on the 'Open Resource Pack Folder' on Minecraft, it does nothing. Can someone help me?
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I deleted my Minecraft resource pack folder?

I deleted my Minecraft resource pack folder, how do I get it back? I'm using a Mac and Minecraft version 1.8.
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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 can I do a fresh install of Minecraft on Mac OS X?

I'm having troubles with Minecraft and I have reasons to believe it has something to do with the fact that I've changed some files in it. I don't really care about keeping those changes and I need to ...
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Moving minecraft mods from old Mac to new Mac

I have an old Macbook with Minecraft 1.5.2. I have several dozen mods I use daily. I just got a new Macbook Pro and downloaded the Minecraft app. It works fine. But I need my mods. So I went to the ...
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Jerky lag on Minecraft OS X

I've been playing Minecraft for a year now, and have had this weird problem where about 5 minutes after I start playing, the game gets jerky (will lag for a second, then be normal for 2 seconds) and ...
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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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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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Specify custom resolution in XCom

I have the Steam version of XCom Enemy Within, and wish to configure it to use a higher resolution than the highest it gives me (1440 x 900). I have modified my ...
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How to start dosbox in a fullscreen mode on Macbook Air?

I set the following settings in Dosbox.conf, but window size is still not fulscreen fullscreen=true fulldouble=false fullresolution=original windowresolution=desktop output=openglnb aspect=true ...