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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Switched Windows to Mac, do I have to buy Steam games again to play on Mac?

I recently switched from Windows to Mac. Steam says I have fewer Mac specific games than total games and it should be an equal amount unless you can only download, install, and play once from your ...
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Is there a level requirement to see the shift kiosk? I am on a Mac as well, don't see it

I am playing Borderlands and I'm in COncodria looking at town square, and there is no shift kiosk for me. Is it because I am only level 7, or because I am on a Mac?
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Running Halo CE on mac, getting “Gathering Exception Data” error. Help?

I got Halo CE (not custom edition) for PC. I ran it through wineskin wrapper (WS9Wine1.9.2) and use the setup.exe. Once I ran it, it gave me a missing pidgen.dll file error. I searched online and ...
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My Minecraft Resource Packs I downloaded and made won't show up

I've made three resource packs from the same template. They are all in my resource packs folder, but only one shows up in the menu. One of the two that don't show up used to show up, the other I just ...
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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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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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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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Where is the shader packs folder on Mac?

I had downloaded some shader packs before, but now I can't find my shader packs folder. I am on a Mac.
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Minecraft crashes with “java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException” when loading on an older version

Whenever I try to run older versions of Vanilla Minecraft it won't allow me to create or load a world in Singleplayer. If I try, it will start to generate the world, then crash. Error Message: ---- ...
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can i play sims 4 on my mac using a ps3 controller?

downloaded the sims 4 off origin to play on my laptop its a macbook air that is 6 months old. I'm finding it really difficult to play with a trackpad and thought oh man i will have to get a mouse! but ...
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Is there any way to run an older version of the Steam client?

The latest auto-update of Steam (5 November 2015) has broken the Steam client on OS X 10.6.8. This means I can no longer install or update any of my games, nor even play games that use the Steam DRM ...
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How can I cheat (I know, I know) Enforcer Police Crime Action on mac?

I have just bought "Enforcer: Police, Crime, Action" from the Mac App Store, and whilst it is a mediocre game, I feel it would be better with some... help. I've been told by many a Windows ...
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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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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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X3:TC - Unlock all Starts

I'm currently playing through X3 : Terran Conflict, and am wondering how I would be able to unlock all the starts, without having to unlock them manually. I'm on a Mac, running the latest version of ...
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“It's Better Together” Minecraft puzzle map in 2015

I'm trying to use the Minecraft puzzle map "It's Better Together" by FloddyFosh with my son, after we watched a YouTube video by Logdotzip. We ran into some issues similar to those that Logdotzip and ...
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Unable to launch Edna & Harvey: The Breakout on Mac OS X via Steam - Wineskin

I'm new here and I got no clue about PC/Mac/Games/how to ask questions in here in general so I need some help. (I've already looked through previous questions but nothing could help me...) I wanted ...
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Opening Encyclopedia inside Rome 2 Total War

Is there a way to open the Encyclopedia inside of Rome 2 Total War, as opposed to opening it in a web browser? Are there any Mods that will do this? I'm looking for similar to the way the ...
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Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma - Lighting Profiles per Game on Mac OS X

I just got my Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Headset today, and is my first of the kind, so have no idea. Just after opening Razer Synapse, I am taken to a "Lighting" page where I can change the lights on ...
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MCPE server using a mac

I would like to run a Minecraft PE server that is hosted on my Mac. Is it possible to use port map and MAMP to host a server? I have already tried the port forwarding where I have to be on the world. ...
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Is it possible to turn WoW PC client to a Mac one?

I have a World of Warcraft client downloaded, a PC version. Could I perhaps by replacing some files turn it into a Mac version? I just want to save my time not downloading another 10+ Gb for Mac — ...
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Fallout 1 on OSX Yosemite help

I have tried a Wine wrapper I downloaded, but it's probably out of date because when I try to run the game I get a black or white screen. I'm on OS X Yosemite. If anyone has the GOG version that was ...
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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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Can I play Terraria on a Mac?

I've been meaning to try out Terraria, but it requires Windows and I only have a Mac. I can use things like Boot Camp or a virtual machine, but is there a way to run it without resorting to running a ...
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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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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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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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Mac euro truck simulator documents folder

I want to add my own radio station to ets2 but i need to get the file in the euro truck simulator 2's document folder it isnt in my documents
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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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Says Java Is Installed, But It Isn't

So, I've been installing Java v8 on my Mac time and time again, but whenever I try to launch Minecraft, on the launcher page, it crashes and says that I don't have Java installed. I don't know what to ...
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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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How many controllers does OS X support?

Dear fellow Steam on OS X players, I wonder how many controllers can be connected either per USB or paired via Bluetooth to OS X? I have just one PS4 dualshock which works perfectly with my Macbook ...
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How can I run a dedicated Team Arena server using ioquake3 on OS X?

I am trying to get Team Arena to run as a dedicated server on OSX using the ioquake3 engine. I've managed to get Q3 to run okay but not the addon. Everything is installed for Team Arena in the ...
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Can I filter out Windows only games when using the Steam client on a Mac?

I recently got myself a Macbook Pro and promptly installed Steam on it (mainly, so that I could play the Binding of Isaac). While I have quite a few games that are compatible with OS X in my Steam ...
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How do you minimize Age of Empires 3 on mac?

Is there any way to minimize the game when it is in fullscreen? Or change to another app.. Every time I need to go to another app i need to go to Options -> Graphics -> Windowed Mode -> Apply. Is ...
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Xbox 360 controller driver for latest OS X

I can't keep track Mac driver compatibility to use a Xbox 360 controller with the latest OS X release. What software do I need to set it up with El Capitan (10.11)?
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Is there any way I can do key combos on a steam controller (mac)

I would really like to be able to do combinations like ctrl+rightarrow and things like that. As a mac user knows, to switch between fullscreen apps (and use mission control), you need to use the ...
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How Can You Use Djipi's Cel-Shading N64 Zelda Textures on OS X?

Someone named Djipi made a collection of hi-res textures that made Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask look like Wind Waker. They look pretty incredible, as seen here: The Legend of Zelda ocarina of ...
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Connect Wii classic controller to Mac X OS Yosemite

I am trying to map a Wii Classic Controller to my Mac (Yosemite) to play Minecraft. I got Wjoy which worked great for connecting my Wiimote to the Mac. I then got Enjoy2 for mapping the buttons, but ...
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How can I increase the screen resolution of Minecraft on a Mac?

When I maximize Minecraft on my Mac it just changes the size of the window, not the actual game. How can I get a higher resolution? (Example): I believe that is 1280x800px.
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Creating Key Bindings for an Xbox One controller on Mac

I am really looking for a way to create key binding for an xbox one controller connected to a Mac. I know this is kind of a weird request, but I really want to try playing Guild Wars 2 with a ...
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Steam crashes on startup

A couple days ago I bought my new Mac for work because I use my PC for gaming. When I installed steam today it opened but now it crashes. It says "connecting to network" then says "Steam quit ...
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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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OSX FPS run key is toggle instead of press/relase

When playing Borderlands and Call of Duty 4 on OSX (running Yosemite), the shift key toggles running, and I have to press it again to stop running instead of simply letting it go. How do I fix this so ...
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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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Roblox Launch Error Macintosh

Today I tried to join a game on ROBLOX, but failed in doing so. It gave me an error along these lines ROBLOX cannot connect to the internet After trying other games, reinstalling, restarting ...
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Company of Heroes 2 on Mac

I just bought the Relic Humble Bundle and redeemed the Steam codes. According to the Company of Heroes 2 Steam store page, and the Humble Bundle website, CoH2 is not Mac compatible. However, after ...
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Filter games to Mac-compatible on Steam

Is it possible to filter out Windows only games while on Windows? I'm getting a Mac soon for work purposes and I want to know what games I own will natively support Mac without having to buy Windows ...
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How do I “alt-tab” out of full-screen games on Mac OS X Lion?

As silly as it sounds, I just can't manage to switch out and back into full-screen games on my MacBook, like Alt-Tab does on Windows. I've tried searching online and found posts saying I should use ...
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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 ...