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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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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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 v/assets/...
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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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Where to put The Witcher 1 saves on Mac so that they can be imported to The Witcher 2?

I have finished The Witcher 1 on PC a few years back and still have my final save I would like to import to the sequel. Now I'm playing The Witcher 2 on Mac, version downloaded from GOG. Where ...
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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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How do I create game macros/automated shortcuts for Minecraft on Mac OS X?

I want to create some macros for a server on Minecraft. One example would be /home. The server doesn't allow two of the same strings in a row to be sent, so if the last command I used was /home and I ...
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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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Playing Crusader Kings II at very high resolution

I've noticed that in Crusader Kings II you can select the 5K Retina resolution: 5120x2880. I did, and the game resolution itself was correctly set… but the interfaces were just downscaled. That is, ...
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Trying to connect a PS 3 controller to OS X El Capitan

I have a PS3 controller I want to connect to my MacBook. And when I open my Bluetooth settings, it shows I have successfully connected the controller. However when I try to use any software that maps ...
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Can't uninstall games with “Delete local content”

I'm trying to uninstall Portal 2 from my local copy of Steam, using the right click->Delete Local Content menu option. Upon selecting this, a dialog is presented confirming the delete, followed by an "...
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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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How can I throw “Shurikens”?

I'm at level 10 and buy "Shurikens" from store. I've read "Players can throw them by, pressing the I key" but I doesn't work. How can I use Ranged Weapons? If is important: I use OS X 10.10.5.
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Locking the mouse cursor to an Xbox 360 controller, on OS X

Is there any way to lock the mouse cursor to an analog stick, on a regular Xbox 360 controller, in OS X? Basically, I want the mouse cursor to move with the analog, but also conform to its ...
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Can't hear anything when I launch TF2?

I started up TF2 and was playing, when suddenly, my sound cut out. I've tried snd_restart however it also effects YouTube videos in the background. I can hear sound fine when TF2 isn't running. I ...
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Counter Strike 1.6 not working on mac

I am using it for the very first time. I have no idea about the error I am receiving. I am using wineskin.
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Is there a level requirement to see the shift kiosk?

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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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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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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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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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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Value Change Within a .xml file not Resulting in a Change within Civ 5 Game

I changed the value of the research speed in the Civ5GameSpeeds.xml file on mac, but when I run the game, researching costs are still at the default values. I tried restarting the game and my computer ...
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How do I copy/paste a command on mac?

I want to know how to select, copy the entire command from a command block (separately) and paste it into the chat or an another command block on Mac. I've already took a look to the other question ...
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Can I play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on my PC with people playing on macs?

Can PC Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 servers interact with Mac servers so I can play with people who have Macs and not PCs?
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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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Copy/paste/select problem [duplicate]

I've been asking question about this, but it seems that my Minecraft on Mac can't accept to copy/paste/select from Minecraft to Minecraft itself or from Minecraft to my Mac; however, I can copy from ...
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Minecraft folder does not contain resource packs folder

My .minecraft folder does not have the folder resourcepacks, and I can't rename it. I have library open in finder and the application support folder with Minecraft open, but I don't have resource ...
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Starcraft 2 certain cutscenes freeze on single frame but audio still plays

Starcraft 2 running on Mac book pro (El capitan) with AMD Radeon R9 M370X graphics card, 16 gigs of ram. There are a few cutscenes where it plays footage on an in-game screen, but the cutscene is ...
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Issues with a generic gamepad on Mac

I'm having issues with a generic gamepad (Xeox pro analog gamepad) which I bought to play Hyper Light Drifter on my Mac. The gamepad and all buttons get recognized on my OSX. But in the game, the ...
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Where is Euro Truck Simulator 2's “documents” folder located in OS X?

I want to add my own radio station to Euro Truck Simulator 2 but I need to get the file in ETS 2's document folder. It isn't in My Documents.
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Archangel armor flight mode – is this a bug or am I completely missing something?

I've just acquired the Archangel armor in XCOM: Enemy Within and I'm not able to ascend when in Flight Mode. I activate Flight Mode, my sniper levitates slightly off the ground, but I'm not able to ...
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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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Football manager 11 Team logo

I still play FM 11 but I have switch from windows to mac. I copied over all my FM folders so I have the same save but the extra team and competition logos that I downloaded and added wont work on the ...
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COUNTRSTRIKE GO config & skins

While it's been many years since I played Counter-Strike I have recently purchased CS GO, and want to know a few things. 1 - what is the DIR and filename of the player config on OSX? 2 - are custom ...
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Where do you buy Elite Dangerous for Mac? [closed]

In the Frontier Store, https://www.frontierstore.net/games/elite-dangerous-cat.html, I can see Elite for Mac, but no other version for Mac. There's Elite Dangerous and Elite Dangerous Deluxe, but none ...
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How to run SuperHot at full screen on a Mac?

I have SuperHot downloaded through Steam, and am attempting to play it on my 1080p external monitor. It launches windowed at less than 1080p, and I don't see a setting to adjust the resolution or ...
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Trouble importing SNES ROM with Higan on Mac OS X

This is the first time I've ever tried to use Higan, so I may have missed a few things. Please bear with me. I have some ROM files for SNES with names like *.rom, *.smc, *.srm and I'd like to play ...
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How do I update Minecraft 1.8.8 to 1.9 on Mac? [duplicate]

How do I install Minecraft 1.9 on Mac? I have tried uninstalling it, then reinstalling it, but it goes only up to 1.8.8. How do I get it to 1.9? This is getting really frustrating too - I have a ...
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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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Are there alternate ways of opening the console in Oblivion

I recently began playing Oblivion again, after a long hiatus. I'm doing so on my MacBook Pro, in a Parallels Windows Server 2008 VM (6 GB of RAM). The MacBook itself is the late 2011 17" Pro model, ...
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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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Why does short pressing the left shift key switch the view mode in addition to increasing the throttle?

When flying a spaceship if I press left shift briefly and let go immediately it beeps1 and switches the view mode2 in addition increasing the throttle. If I long press it it just increases the ...
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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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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 /Users/<user>/Library/...
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Can I play Sims 4 on my Mac using a PS3 controller?

Downloaded Sims 4 off Origin to play on my MacBook Air that is 6 months old. I'm finding it really difficult to play with a trackpad and thought "I will have to get a mouse!" After Googling it I got ...
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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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CS GO: Comp game joining issues (MAC)

I am having a problem with CS:GO on my mac. When i am invited to join a lobby a game can be found and works perfectly. Although when i try to join a comp game by myself, it doesn't load, just keeps ...
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How can I keep XCOM 2 loading in the background?

I have XCOM 2 open in windowed mode. On loading screens (they're very long) or dialog sequences I would like to tab out to do other things, like read my emails. Yet I don't think XCOM 2 is working ...
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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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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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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: ---- ...