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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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How to play Age of Mythology on a VM

I've recently been hit with the desire to play old games. Due to my past experience with old games, such as Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2, which usually crashes a lot under Windows 8.1, I ...
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A virtual machine to play old Windows 95 and 98 games that has CPU timing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CPU or framerate limiting on older games There are some games that used lazy programming and used CPU cycles for timing even into the Windows 95 and 98 era. This leads ...
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Can I play Vindictus on Mac?

I am playing Vindictus and I would like to know if this game will appear on Mac OS. Other than that, do you know a way to play on mac (virtualbox or others)?
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Why do people use DOSBox over Virtualbox in a gaming context?

I've noticed that a number of people here use DOSBox for playing older titles on modern PC hardware. I am very familiar with VirtualBox, I use it to virtualize several operating systems. I have also ...
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Best way to play Defense of the Ancients (Warcraft 3) on a Mac?

I own a Macbook Pro. I want to play a PC game called WarCraft 3 - Defense of the Ancients. I have googled and done some research on how to play DotA on a Mac. Most of resources I found recommended I ...
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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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Can you run games with non-trivial graphics requirements in a virtual machine?

Any real experience running heavy games like AOE3, NFS Underground 2/MW, SimCity 4, City Life, etc. I don't expect run Crysis on a virtual machine but some old games. Is it possible run these kind of ...
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How to run X-Wing Alliance on modern hardware?

I'm trying to play X-Wing Alliance on my Windows XP with Core 2 Quad Q6600 and GeForce 8800GT, but I have to disable all graphics acceleration and I'm still getting major rendering glitches. Did ...
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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 ...