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Once you buy a steam game, you can use it on any computer, provided that the computer can run it. There should be no need to re-buy the mac versions of the same games, though you will need to download the mac versions of the game to your new computer. However, not all games for Windows work on Mac or Linux. That is why your mac specific games are less than ...


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When you open Steam on the Mac, your game library is by default shown with a filter for games released under the "SteamPlay" label. Buying games with this label always gives you the Mac version or the Mac and Linux versions for free in addition to the Windows version of the software. You'll see either of these logos on games with SteamPlay: (Windows and ...


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When trying to run Minecraft on OS X systems, the launcher tries to use Java 6 for Mac by default. This is because Apple used to ship their own version of Java (SE 6) with the operating system (mainly for security reasons). In recent versions of OS X, however, Java is no longer included, hence the error message you're seeing. There are two ways to solve ...


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Unfortunately the answer is going to be the same. Your Macbook may have an HDMI port, but it's an HDMI Output, not an Input. The monitor is connected internally, so you don't have direct access to the monitor's inputs. This is the way laptops (and iMacs) are designed. The HDMI port you mentioned is for multi-monitor setups or for outputting to a projector - ...


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This is an issue that occurs when downgrading from Minecraft 1.8 or higher without deleting your options.txt file or correcting its renderDistance entry. You can fix this by either deleting the file or changing renderDistance to 12 or lower. To do this, first open the game directory of the profile as described in this picture (sourced from here). After ...


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Some games only run on Windows. These games, obviously, will not run on your Mac and do not appear by default in your library. Unfortunately, this is a technical limitation which generally cannot be worked around by giving Valve more money. WINE, as mentioned in another answer, may give you some success, but in my experience, it is very case-by-case in ...


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Truth be told, Minecraft is actually not that big of a game... It most likely won't free up your space that much. However in case it does for some reason, follow these steps Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features > Look for Minecraft and click Uninstall (if you can't find it then right click on the Minecraft name in the list and you will see it). If ...


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The above directions are correct, for the MAC, as of around 2012 (these are my files). In 2014 however, using The Witcher from Steam, the location of saved files is "~/Library/Application Support/com.cdprojektred.TheWitcher/GameDocuments/The Witcher/Saves/". For The Witcher 2, i.e., the place to copy the saved W1 file into, the location is ...


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Terraria has been officially ported to Mac and Linux: Terraria 1.3.0.8: Can Mac & Linux Come Out & Play?


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There is a GW2 forum post with some details https://forum-en.guildwars2.com/forum/support/support/Why-require-root-level-system-authorization Basically the game needs admin access to update itself because it is writing to the application folder.


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Steam's option to launch on startup is on by default. You can change it by going to the menu bar and choosing Steam → Preferences… to open Steam's Preferences window. Then in the Preferences window choose Interface (I know, that's not intuitive, is it), and uncheck Run Steam when my computer starts: To stop an already-running Steam, just switch to ...


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Valve's SteamCMD does just that. Download and unpack steamcmd. Cast this spell to log in, set a game directory and download the game. Fill in <your login>, or replace with "anonymous" if you're downloading a free game. Replace a 740 with your app id - you can see the app id in game URL on store.steampowered.com. ./steamcmd.sh ...


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They are here: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/Pillars of Eternity/PillarsOfEternity.app/Contents/Data/art/gui/portraits To actually get to this directory, open the terminal (⌘+space and type terminal) and execute: open ~/Library/Application\ Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/Pillars\ of\ ...


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Lots of games have an option to change this in settings as per alexanderpas's answer. However lots of games do not have an option for this but you can still accomplish this in any game, regardless of the settings, with AHK (Auto Hotkey). (Since you are on a Mac you will need to use an alternative to AutoHotkey, IronAHK is a cross platform rewrite of ...


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Ok, I found the answer, and it's a weird one. Basically, it was Time Machine's fault. I use TM as my backup mechanism, but I back my system to an external HD. So, I naturally assumed that my backups were all exclusively on that external HD. Nope. Time Machine takes liberties with the free space on your system partition. It uses as much free space as ...


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Starting the game (Hotline Miami JPN Update OSX) in Original instead of Updated Mode, selectable in the start screen, has fixed the problem.


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Update After i played around and Finn Rayment did not get it to work, i just started a thread in the Steamcommunity about this and got the following answer from a developer You can't import external models yet. We'll hopefully add it at some point in the future though. So my first answer is just for Universe Sanbox 1. First answer I can't give you ...


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There are multiple ways you could play Minecraft in retina resolution. OptiFine (Fullscreen only) Using OptiFine you could play Minecraft in retina resolution by going to Options..., Video Settings..., Other... and set Fullscreen Mode: default to Fullscreen Mode: (Resolution of screen). This should be achieved by pressing the button once. Now set ...


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How to find your games and files on Mac is: Click on desktop. Click on Go which is the 5th button in on your left. Go the the 2nd last command which is Go To Folder... Click on it and enter this command /Users/Aplemel/Library/Application Support Find the Steam Folder and click on it. Go into Common Apps. Redownload it. Search Steam for any bugs or wrong ...


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After messing around with steam calculators, I found one that lets me filter games to various categories, like os x, linux, multi-player, single-player, etc.


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By scanning through Razer's website, and search engines, there is absolutely no information given which shows any evidence towards a program that does such a thing, thus it essentially doesn't exist. With Razer keyboards such as the BlackWidow Chroma, profiling is available, but not for the Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma.


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Generally, this is a setting you can change in the settings for each of the games, usually under controls, movement, and can be changed between hold to run, and toggle


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Yes. But it's not really recommended. There are sites out there like FileHippo or OldVersion.com that will let you download the older versions of the Steam client. However, it's REALLY not recommended to do so. With that being said, unless you want to block Steam from checking its servers for a new update, this will almost always involve the usage of a ...


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Use Paul's advice to get an old version (non-pirated). Personally, I got the last working version off my backup drive. Then I googled for advice on blocking updates. It's actually quite easy. Make a text file containing 1 line: BootStrapperInhibitAll=Enable Name it Steam.cfg. Open the Steam app with right-click -> Show Package Contents. Put your ...


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Yes it is possible to connect up to four controllers having a maximum of 7 connections through USB and unlimited number of connections through pairing, as long as your game supports multiplayer. You should check this out.


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This download runtime is basically a file that the Minecraft launcher is trying to find. The file that Java is trying to find is called Java Runtime Environment. It couldn't find it on your computer, so it has to download it. What you can do to get rid of it is just download Java. It is the easiest approach to this whole problem.


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If the map says 1.1, it is suggested that you should to switch to 1.1. YouTubers often put jumpcuts in their videos so you don't have to watch boring processes (such as changing the version). As far as I know, there is no way you can change versions by pressing a key, however I can show you how to change versions. Follow the instructions of the link to ...


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~/Library/Application Support/minecraft The problem is that the Library folder isn't visible in Finder by default. Just google "how to make library visible mac lion." EDIT: Thanks to nitro.de, you don't have to make the library folder visible, just open it via terminal open ~/Library/Application\ Support/


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If you're asking if you can play Windows Only games on your Mac then your only option is to use Bootcamp to install Windows on your Mac and then boot your Mac into Windows instead of OSX. If you choose this, you can still have OSX too. You would hold the option button on startup and and it would ask you if you would like to boot Windows or OSX. Googling ...



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