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 add mod support into Civilization 5 for Mac when I have MainMenu.xml instead of MainMenu.lua?

I'm trying to enable the mod button within the Steam version of Civilization 5 for Mac. When I navigate to: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/sid meier's civilization ...
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Limit FPS in Games to prevent overheating

When playing games on my laptop (MacBook Air 2011 with Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics), the temperature of the processor / GPU quickly reaches to 95°C causing it to throttle down every couple of ...
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Can Steam be prevented from updating itself on Mac?

Is there a way to tell Steam on Mac to not update itself when it hasn't been manually launched? I have now seen problems with this on two MacBooks. Without even trying to run Steam for anything, ...
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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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Problems with Sofia for Skyrim

I was taking a look at mods for Skyrim and came across Sofia. So I went ahead and downloaded the BSA files, but it didn't work as mentioned in the mod description. Then I tried the Loose files (more ...
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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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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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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Cannot update League of Legends Fix

I was having a problem where I could not update my League of Legends (from a fresh install) in Yosemite. It would get to 87% and just hang at 0 Kbps. Does anyone have the answer to this question?
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Odd mouse issue with TF2 on OSX

I recently fired up TF2 for the first time in a while and I noticed an odd issue. Quite often, I will need to click Mouse1 twice in order for my character to shoot. Also, at times I will notice the ...
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How do I move Steam games to another location on disk on my Mac?

Steam apparently keeps Steam games in my home directory of all places. That makes it very difficult to back up my home directory without also backing up Steam games (I have only one: Civ 5). How do I ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I transfer Borderlands 2 game save files onto another account or computer?

How do I move the game save from my friend's Steam account onto my account? This is on the same computer. Also, how do I put game save files on a hard drive and move it onto a different computer? ...
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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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Running LoL on guest account on mac

I'm unable to run League of Legends on a guest account on my mac. Is there something I need to do to be able to do that? I've given all privileges I can give to the guest account in System ...
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How to write to common chat in Heroes of the storm on Mac OS?

Is it possible to write to the common chat during Heroes of the storm game on MacOS ? Enter gives me allies chat only, Cmd+Enter, Alt+Enter doesn't help either.
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How can I use RCON on Mac?

I'd like to remotely interface with my servers (running CS 1.6, TF2, and CS:S) using RCON while I'm on my Mac. How can I do this?
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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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CS:GO Server on OS X 10.9 Server

I'm wondering whether its possible to run a CSGO casual server on OS X Server for me and a few mates, the system is up to it hardware wise I'm just wondering if its actually possible and how it would ...
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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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How do you enable the Borderlands 2 console on the Mac?

My searching has found lots of sites that show you how to enable the Borderlands 2 console on the PC, but I am on Mac, and I want to open the console so I can see what my FPS are looking like.
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Playing Batman Arkham City with Xbox controller on OS X

I want to play Batman Arkham City on my MacBook Pro. Is it possible to play it with Xbox controller? I'm planning to buy it from the AppStore, not via Steam.
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Skyrim Mac Mouse Simultaneous Click

I recently picked Skyrim on my Mac and I can't double cast or bash with my shield, because those actions require a simultaneous click. Sometimes I'm able to do it (don't ask me how), but I'm looking ...
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Error creating file Battery Saves/Pokemon (Hack).sav

This is a new error. I haven't played pokemon on my emulator since october, but it worked perfectly since I downloaded it back in 2012. I have changed nothing the only thing that has changed is my Mac ...
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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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How do I alt-tab out of fullscreen Minecraft with the game still running (Mac)?

I regularly play Minecraft with a reference site, such as Minecraftwiki, open in a browser window. However, I haven't found an easy way to alt-tab between the game and a browser when the game is in ...
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How do I install a .jar Minecraft mod on a Mac with OSX Maverick?

Everywhere that I have looked the instructions were either out of date, aimed towards Windows users, or were for installing mods that were in .zip files. I have a Mac that runs OSX Maverick and I have ...
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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 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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Making Minecraft run with Java 8 on OS X 10.10

When I started Minecraft for the first time after installing OS X 10.10, OS X presented me with this: This happens even after the installation of JDK 8u20, which makes it even more confusing. I ...
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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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Can I download Steam games on one computer (mac), then install them on another (Windows)?

My gaming PC (which runs on Windows) has very limited bandwith: I can connect to the internet, but cannot download a game. However I do have a macbook with access to a network with unlimited bandwith. ...
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Bluetooth Audio Streaming from Mac/PC to DualShock 4

Is it possible to stream audio output from a PC/Mac (I myself use a Mac) to the speaker or headphone jack on a Sony DualShock 4 controller over Bluetooth? I have done some digging around the Web and ...
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Is there any version of Botanicula compatible with Yosemite?

I have a .dmg file of the game Botanicula (version 1.0.0) on my Mac. When I open it a warning tells me "image not recognized." Is that related to compatibility or from another problem?
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Multiplayer Borderlands 1 with Mac

My friend and I both have the Mac App Store version of Borderlands 1 (GOTY). Many years ago we would play together online using GameRanger, but GameSpy is no more, and GameRanger itself doesn't even ...
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How can I get BayetasMod for Grid 2 installed on Mac?

The instructions for Bayetas Mod (downloaded from http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/bayetas-mod.439/) are applicable only to Windows. Have you managed to install this on Mac, and if so, what did ...
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Is there a way to get Sims 3 from my Steam account to work on my Mac?

I previously had a PC and Steam account. Now I have a Mac and I really want to play Sims 3. I read somewhere that I could download Origin and transfer my codes or something, but how would I go about ...
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Team Fortress 2 Beta Icon Stuck on Launchpad in Mac OS X

I am currently running OS X 10.7.2 with an updated version of Steam installed. I recently downloaded the Team Fortress 2 Beta to this Mac and then removed it via Steam's "Delete Local Game Content." ...
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Using Company of Heroes mods on Mac

I want to use a mod for Company of Heroes (specifically Modern Combat) and am not sure how to install and use a mod on the Mac version of Company of Heroes. It is not a Steam game, it is downloaded ...
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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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Does anyone know how to setup STAR WARS®: TIE FIGHTER to run on a mac?

Does anyone know how to setup STAR WARS®: TIE FIGHTER to run on a mac (I have the GoG version)? I heard it's something with boxer but I don't know how to do this.
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Issue with Rocksmith cable after upgrade to OSX Mavericks

I recently upgraded my version of OSX to Mavericks, and since this change my computer has not been able to detect when I plug my guitar into the computer. I had no issue previously in Lion, however ...
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Where'd MainMenu.lua go in Civilization 5: Brave New World? I want to enable mods on my Mac!

So to unlock Mods on your Mac version of Civ V, you need to comment out line 33 of MainMenu.lua. When Gods and Kings came out, MainMenu.lua moved, but the fix still worked. Now that "Brave New ...
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LAN Multiplayer problems in Empire: Total War on Mac

I am trying to play Empire: Total War Gold Edition (purchased on the Mac App Store) on two different Macs (one with 10.9.5 and one with 10.8.5) using the Local Multiplayer feature of the game. ...
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PS4 controller / Dualshock 4 for Mac not working

I read here that the DS4 will work on Mac out-of-the-box by plugging the controller via a micro USB cable—they said it will automatically work as a regular joystick. I got the DS4 yesterday ...
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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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Installing Minecraft mod on Mac OS X

I was trying to get the Minecraft mod "Minecraft Is To Easy" (MITE) for Mac and can't get it to work. I tried following these steps, ...
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Show Windows games on the Steam homepage, even when using a Mac

I have both a Windows PC and a Mac. I use my PC for gaming, and my Mac for work. I browse Steam on my Mac. On the new Steam website, launched about a week ago, the homepage will show games based on ...
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Right-clicking in Wasteland 2 without a mouse on OS X?

I can't seem to figure out how to right-click in Wasteland 2 without a mouse. I'm playing on a Macbook Pro, and the usual trick of rightclicking (done with control-key pressed) does not work. ...
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Steam game from Mac to PC

Im using a Macbook right now and I bought Rome 2 Total War with Steam, however I've just bought a new gaming laptop which is Windows. I wonder if I'm able to download my game on my new laptop from ...