Playing The Elder Scrolls : ARENA on Mac
Posted 13 July 2004 - 02:58 AM
Since Arena doesn't run in windows but in Dos, there's also a emulator for windows you can download named 'Dos Box'.
Since there's also a Mac version of Dos Box at emulation.net, it should be possible to play Arena on a Mac.
But when I tried to open Dos Box (keep in mind that it requires 10.3) the programm opened the terminal.
Now I would really like to play Arena but I haven't got a clue to how to use the terminal to start it. java script:emoticon(':-?')
I wonder wether anyone else has tried it and did succeed.
Posted 13 July 2004 - 11:42 AM
Posted 13 July 2004 - 02:53 PM
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Welcome to Darwin!
Computer-van-Sascha-Franse:~ Sascha$ /Users/Sascha/Desktop/DOSBox_OSX/dosbox; exit
dyld: /Users/Sascha/Desktop/DOSBox_OSX/dosbox can't open library: /sw/lib/libSDL-1.2.0.dylib (No such file or directory, errno = 2)
p.s. (I'm using the dutch version of mac os x :'Proces voltooid' = process completed/finished
Posted 13 July 2004 - 04:07 PM
Posted 13 July 2004 - 04:47 PM
Have a nice day :-D
Posted 13 July 2004 - 04:59 PM
It's simply looking for the Fink install of SDL, just download a staticly compiled binary of the emu that doesn't need it.
Posted 13 July 2004 - 05:33 PM
Posted 13 July 2004 - 06:01 PM
Posted 13 July 2004 - 08:03 PM
Thanks, that worked. It runs horribly on my G5 though....
Posted 15 July 2004 - 12:02 PM
Have you changed any of the processor/framerate settings on DOSBox at all? If I can run it on an aging iBook, a G5 shouldn't have too much of a problem with it.
And having beaten Arena way back when, it's nice to play the original Elder Scrolls game again, especially while poking around Morrowind on my Xbox. I'm certain they can do justice to the Fallout series, once the game is sufficiently patched