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Camper-Hunter

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In Topic: 64-bit apocalypse

12 July 2019 - 04:42 AM

View PostHomy, on 11 July 2019 - 11:47 AM, said:

What an odd thing to bundle the mac version with the windows version and not to sell it as standalone!
The vanilla version is no longer sold, Windows or Mac; only the remaster is, but there's currently no Mac version. The remaster includes the vanilla version (for Windows for sure, and I guess for Mac too), but since it can't be purchased standalone, you must purchase the remaster and you should be able to get the Mac vanilla app this way. Yes, it's harder than it should be...

In Topic: Jeff Vogel announces new game: 'Queen's Wish: The Conqueror'

13 June 2019 - 12:21 PM

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 13 June 2019 - 01:09 AM, said:

I haven't actually ever played on of Jeffs games.. This is one of my most embarassing Mac gaming issues.

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In Topic: The new Mac Pro has wheels…

06 June 2019 - 12:58 AM

View Postozzy, on 05 June 2019 - 01:35 PM, said:

But why not get an eGPU to go with the Mac mini. Yes, it's two boxes, but it's still smaller than one tower
Smaller in theory, but in practice? Most people have may more room available on the floor than on the desk (you should see mine overflowing...). A tower on the floor uses deserted space, while on the desk it's premium space. Add to that more cables (power and data), which makes it even more of a mess. (You could of course put a Mini on the floor, but I don't think many would do that.)

In Topic: Mac Upgrade path for a gamer?

06 June 2019 - 12:53 AM

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 04 June 2019 - 03:23 AM, said:

So what now? iMac? iMac Pro? Mac mini with eGPU? Hackintosh? How future proof can you make the latter? Can you rely on macOS updates for several years by choosing the right components?

Unless you have a reliable crystal ball, there's a always a risk a future update will break macOS compatibility. Well, then you can recycle it as a Windows or Linux box...

In Topic: The new Mac Pro has wheels…

06 June 2019 - 12:49 AM

View PostdevSin, on 04 June 2019 - 01:29 PM, said:

The display too is positioned as a replacement for reference displays (usually 10s of thousands of dollars). Makes sense they don't bother with a stand or mount, as people who need such a thing likely have custom stands already.
No, they can't already have a custom stand suited for this display, which uses a proprietary magnetic interface (which isn't bad per se). So in any case you need to either buy the stand or VESA mount kit, otherwise there's no way to use the display.