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


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I'll just break your question up: What is the DIR and filename of the player config on OSX? This varies depending on your Steam setup and folder location, but by default, it should be in: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/Counter-Strike Global Offensive ... which puts it in: ~/Library/Application ...


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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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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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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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I eventually tracked this down to the "Instant Send" functionality in LaunchBar which apparently uses shift as it's default hotkey. I suspect that it uses command-C to copy to the clipboard as part of its implementation which was causing the issue. I disabled this and everything is back to normal.


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Elite Dangerous is Mac supported, however some other titles such as Elite Dangerous: Horizons / Arena are not. The Elite Dangerous Deluxe package available from the Frontier website includes Horizons, and so is not Mac supported. The official Frontier site states that this is because the necessary shaders / OpenGL support are not available yet on the ...


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Use the same commands you use outside Minecraft to copy/paste on a Mac: Paste: ⌘ Command+V Copy: ⌘ Command+C Cut: ⌘ Command+X Select all: ⌘ Command+A Select part of text per symbol: Shift+← or Shift+→ (In the direction you want to select the text) Select part of text per word: Ctrl+Shift+← or Ctrl+Shift+→ (In the direction you want to select the text) ...


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According to this FAQ about the Mac version of Modern Warfare 3: Do Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for Mac feature multiplayer? What about cross-platform multiplayer? Cross-platform multiplayer, which allows Mac players to play with/against Windows PC players, is available for competitive multiplayer mode only at ...


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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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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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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. 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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Connecting a Dualshock 3 controller to a MAc is possible via bluetooth: How to Connect a PlayStation 3 Controller to a Mac But it looks like controller support for The Sims 4 will not be available: Sims 4(PC) To Enable Controller/Gamepad Support (this question refers to PC specifically, but it's more than likely to apply cross platform) As RESPAWN has ...


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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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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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First of all, any current Mac IS a PC, with its PC architecture and an Intel inside, broadly identical to any other PC save for a small chip saying yeah, dude, you can install that dope OS X in this computer So if you bought a game for PC you can run it in any of the game's supported operating systems, be it Windows, Linux or OS X (which are the only ones ...


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Simply press Cmd+F, like in most Mac apps.


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Click on "Edit Profile" in your Minecraft launcher. Go down to "Use Version" and set it to release 1.9. Click on "Save Profile".


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For 1.8 and above, use Cmd + C to copy, and Cmd + V to paste, just like the rest of the operating system. To select all text, use Ctrl + A For below 1.8, use Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V to copy and paste inside Minecraft. To copy and paste outside, use Cmd + C and Cmd + V. If you want to copy outside of Minecraft to inside, use Cmd + C outside then Ctrl + V ...


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Application data for apps purchased from the Mac App Store goes in ~/Library/Containers/, not ~/Library/Application Support/. Check there.


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The shader packs folder on a Mac is ~/library/application support/minecraft/shaderpacks. (~ stands for your user folder and will be automatically replaced with your userfolder when using ⇧+⌘+G) However, you can also get to the shader packs folder by going to Options... > Video Settings... --> Shaders... --> Open shader packs folder.


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Currently it seems the only way to do this is to load up a save that has met all requirements. Return to main menu and bonus game starts should be available.



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