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System Shock 2 released for Mac OS X via GOG.com.


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#1 Ichigo27

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 07:48 PM

This is a joke, right? :blink:

http://www.gog.com/g.../system_shock_2


BTW, the topic title should be switched to "via" not vis. Typo.
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Posted 18 June 2013 - 08:27 PM

No, it's not a joke.  Why would it be?  The old games on gog.com that run on the Mac are wrapped with either DOSBox or WINE.

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 09:07 PM

It's WINE in this case.

I'll wait till it's SteamPlay, hopefully by Steam's summer sale.

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 10:04 PM

There's absolutely no point to that.  It's $5 on gog.com now, with no DRM at all, and you can download the Mac or Windows version, or both. (Although technically it's the Windows version in either case, just wrapped for the Mac.)

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 01:27 AM

There's no DRM for the Steam version, either, and I prefer having my games there.

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 04:26 AM

You can also just _add_ the game to your steam library ;)
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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:50 AM

I'm trying to mod the GOG version with mods like HD textures and Rebirth. Any help with that? I've tried and failed so far :P
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Posted 21 June 2013 - 01:11 AM

View Postmindnoise, on 19 June 2013 - 04:26 AM, said:

You can also just _add_ the game to your steam library ;)

I know, but I like auto updates and downloading within steam. I realize I'm being somewhat irrational. I do have games on gog, but I like to get them from Steam if I can.

View PostWumpus, on 20 June 2013 - 12:50 AM, said:

I'm trying to mod the GOG version with mods like HD textures and Rebirth. Any help with that? I've tried and failed so far :P

Check this thread: http://www.gog.com/f..._on_mac_version

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 09:21 PM

Lol that's my thread. Has a lot more replies on it now. Thanks
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Posted 17 June 2015 - 01:05 AM

Ninety nine cents. Any takers? No... no, it was rhetorical.
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Posted 17 June 2015 - 03:30 AM

View PostUmarOMC1, on 17 June 2015 - 01:05 AM, said:

Ninety nine cents. Any takers? No... no, it was rhetorical.

Got it. :wiggle:
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Posted 17 June 2015 - 09:23 AM

Speaking of Looking Glass Studios, a bundle of the first three Thief games are on sale at GOG. Comes out to $2.50 each, less than the non-sale price of one of them. Windows-only unfortunately, but they have run under Wine in the past.
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Posted 17 June 2015 - 08:15 PM

A curiosity: I picked up the Thief bundle, hoping to get at least one of them working under Wine or VMWare. The download page for Thief1 has empty placeholders for where a Mac download would go. Probably a mistake, or a remnant of something that didn't pan out, but interesting nonetheless.

I also picked up System Shock 2 for a buck. Thanks for that tip..
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