Questions tagged [macos]

macOS (formerly OS X) is Apple's current operating system for desktop and laptop computers. Use the [macos] tag for questions specifically related to the macOS 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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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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How can I calibrate a joystick on a Mac?

A joystick on my controller is off-center, and I don't want to go through the pain of fixing it (it has proprietary screws, plus I don't know what to do with it once I'm inside). How do I go about ...
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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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How can I fix a “failed to connect to LAN” error in Rome Total War: Gold?

I recently purchased Rome Total War: Gold via the Mac App Store on OS X Lion. I have had a lot of fun playing the single player campaign. However, when I try to access multiplayer to battle against ...
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Roblox won't launch for some user accounts on mac

I can't get Roblox to launch under one user account on a mac. Steps: visit www.roblox.com in Safari and login. navigate to a roblox hosted game such as meep city Click the play button If Roblox is ...
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Is there anything about the macOS 64-bit Steam Client installed on Mojave macOS that would interfere with playing 32-bit games?

I realize the next version beyond Mojave macOS may enforce a 64-bit application restriction. Is there potentially something about the 64-bit Steam Client for the current Mojave macOS 10.14 that could ...
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Installing Optifine on Minecraft 1.12.1 without installing Java on macOS

So I installed Minecraft on my macOS computer. I want to install Optifine as well. When I download Optifine Ultra from its website, I get a .jar file. When I double click on it, I get the following ...
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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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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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Can I play gog's OSX version of SWOS two players both on the keyboard?

I've just bought SWOS from gog and downloaded it for OSX, tried to play it with a friend, but the arrow keys controlled both teams, and couldn't find any other key controlling only one team and not ...
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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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FORTNITE: Always a connection error on the first try

Whenever I play FORTNITE (Battle Royale), it fails to join a game on the first try. On the second try, it succeeds. I get to the load screen, and the progress bar doesn't move. Finally, after a ...
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Steam fails to download the missing ._.DS_Store file for Monaco

The other day I was trying to download Monaco, which I wanted to play with some friends. However it would result in an unusual error, the likes of which I could not find on the internet (Or I missed ...
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How can I convert music (in MP3 or MIDI form) into a noteblock song in Minecraft on Mac?

I am trying to possibly use a few music files, which are all MP3s and to convert them into noteblock form in minecraft (either the physical structure OR a .nbs file, which Note Block Studio can export ...
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Can I play Untitled Goose Game on a MacBook Pro without a mouse?

Will I be able to enjoyably play Untitled Goose Game on a 13” MacBook Pro, especially given that I don’t have a mouse, and no external keyboard? Or are there some controls that either require the ...
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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 I'...
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Issue with Rocksmith cable after upgrade to OSX Mavericks

I recently upgraded my version of OSX to Mavericks, and since this change my computer has not been able to detect when I plug my guitar into the computer. I had no issue previously in Lion, however ...
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AOE 2 Windows recorded game on Mac?

I owned a PC during my college days and have a whole collection of recorded games (around 1000 games) played during that period. Now I own a mac and would really like to watch those games again, since ...
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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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Using Company of Heroes mods on Mac

I want to use a mod for Company of Heroes (specifically Modern Combat) and am not sure how to install and use a mod on the Mac version of Company of Heroes. It is not a Steam game, it is downloaded ...
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Minecraft server hosting not working on MacOS Big Sur

I set up a Minecraft server on my Mac (macOS Big Sur 11.1) using Mojang's provided server jar file (https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/download/server). It worked when I joined from the LAN with the IP ...
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Does the Sony PS4 Controller (Dualshock/DS4) work via USB on a Mac?

Simple question that I cannot find the simple answer to anywhere on the web. Does the Sony PS4 controller work via USB with a Mac computer? Without any configuration? Just by plugging it in? Any Mac I ...
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Screen is completely white!

I have played Roblox for years and recently my dad purchased me and my sister new Mac Book Pro's. I was extremely excited for this new laptop because on my old one Roblox had not worked. I download ...
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Counter Strike Condition Zero Mac Dedicated Server with Steam

I just purchased counter strike condition zero from steam, and now I want to host a public server over which my friends can connect from different places over the internet. For that I tried ...
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How to fix Minecraft lag & improve performance on latest OSX 10.14.1

I'm on the newest Macbook Pro using Mohjave, 10.14.1. And I have Optifine installed with all video settings set to either off, or fast and stuff moving around is super laggy and jerky. It's not the ...
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Why did my Xbox One Controller stop working with Steam?

I have a MacBook Pro running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 I've been connecting an Xbox One controller wirelessly through Bluetooth to play games on Steam and it has worked fine. But recently, the Xbox ...
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Strange bug in Fallout 1

I'm playing a GOG version of Fallout 1 and am experiencing a strange bug. The problem occurs when I'm using a stimpack from a quick action menu, it is being used, but disappears from the menu, so I'm ...
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Fix Steam In-game Overlay on Mac OSX

For quite some time Steam has been showing a popup asking me to grant Steam accessibility privileges to enable the in-game overlay even though I already did this. I have tried reinstalling steam, ...
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Multiple mouse problems with source engine

I have two problems with my mouse when playing some of the newer games on source engine (CS:GO, Gmod.) Firstly, every now and then it'll turn me 180 degrees for no reason, and secondly, clicking will ...
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3DNES file load problem?

So I'm in the application 3DNES by geod, (if you haven't heard of it, check this out for information on the question or good old-fashioned fun. It's really cool- https://geod.itch.io/3dnes). I'm ...
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TF2, Warning: Connection Problem, Auto Disconnect in x seconds

When i connect to any server, after 1-2 minutes i get notification at the right of the corner: "Warning: Connection Problem, Auto Disconnect in 25 seconds" and after 25 seconds it disconnects from ...
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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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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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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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Freeciv (Macports SDL) can't create scorelog

I'm playing Freeciv 2.4.2 on Mac OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks), using the SDL client from MacPorts package freeciv @2.4.2_0+universal Whenever I start by loading a game, I get the message Can't open ...
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SimCity (2013) not loading

I have a Mac with the correct requirements and I have played the new SimCity before on it. Now that I've updated my system to Mavericks and updated SimCity, it no longer loads. When I click Play in ...
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Borderlands 2 Save Converter from PS3 to Mac

Is there a tool that I can use to convert my PS3 saves to Mac-formatted ones? If there isn't one, is there a program I can use to "read" my PS3 save data so I can manually convert a Mac save to a ...
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Battle Nations buildings and units are all invisible

There's an item on the Z2 website which says: With the new 3.0 update, a new 50 MB client was introduced. Upon booting it up, you may notice that several units and buildings are invisible. ...
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Fullscreen toggle on Mac for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood?

I've tried everything: CMD+H, Alt tab, CMD+M, and nothing seems to be able to take me out of fullscreen mode for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood on my Macbook Pro. Are there any other ways so that it ...
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Games on windows 8 in bootcamp lag even on lowest graphics

I've been playing Crysis 2 and Skyrim on my Retina MacBookPro (10,1) for months now. The two games used to run super smoothly even on nearly maxed out settings. This laptop has an Nvidia GeForce GT ...
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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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How do you enable the Phoenix Point console on the Mac?

I've been trying to find something akin to a BaseInput.ini file, similar to another post in this forum by which folks were able to enable console in Borderlands 2. I've managed to find a number of ...
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Shield Attack Glitch. macOS Minecraft glitch

I recently got Minecraft on macOS. I found out it can be difficult to use but I thought I could work around it. However, I found out that whenever I attack, I hold up a shield, no matter how hard I ...
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How to play games on MacOs installed on VirtualBox?

I was able to install games from App Store, but I'm getting the same error: System Integrity Protection: enabled Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread Exception Type: ...
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How to drop an item in Fortnite on Mac?

On PC it's X to drop a weapon, so that a teammate can pick it up. How do I do that on Mac?
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Running MAME on Wine MacOS keeps crashing after a bit of time

When I'm playing MAME on my Macbook Pro (2013), it works almost perfectly, but after a random amount of time it just freezes. I've tried going into Settings to make it work, but I just can't find a ...
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DMG interuption (mac)

Whenever I try to open the Minecraft Launcher, it always comes up with this alert... I have attempted to trouble shoot, deleting all DMGs, but time after time it keeps on coming up with this image. I ...
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Minecraft Adventure Maps Download

I am able to successfully download and open (singleplayer) adventure maps but once I am in them none of the command blocks work. None of the characters are clickable/I cant interact with them. none of ...
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Mouse problem with dual monitors on Macbook Pro

I play Dota 2 on my left monitor and whenever I drag my mouse to the far right of the screen, my right monitor picks up on it (I see the cursor on the right screen for <1 seconds) and it lags my ...