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#1 Cougar

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:21 AM

Alpha Centauri (with the expansion included) has appeared on GoG with several other games. (Conquest of the New World is great--one of the first Mac games I ever bought.)

Don't get too excited--it is a WINE port--but it works flawlessly (just a few minutes of testing, though. Movies and music/sound work flawlessly, and they didn't before in my GoG version running in crossover.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:22 AM

Dammit. You were one minute faster. :P

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:37 AM

Fallout 2 as well! YES!

I guess they'll be doing more than DosBox stuff now because I believe their own game The Witcher had been the only WINE-based game until now.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:39 AM

The first Avernum games that came out recently are also WINE-based.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 01:04 PM

View PostTacohead, on 24 January 2013 - 11:37 AM, said:

I guess they'll be doing more than DosBox stuff now because I believe their own game The Witcher had been the only WINE-based game until now.
At least they have chosen games so far for this treatment, where the risk of such horrible failure as in the case of The Witcher is less likely...

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:40 PM

View PostCougar, on 24 January 2013 - 11:39 AM, said:

The first Avernum games that came out recently are also WINE-based.

Which is rather ironic considering that's one of the only companies that does Mac versions first.  Although the recent remake of Avernum 1 wouldn't require WINE.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 12:38 AM

Thank you to OP: I went over to GOG and they let me download the Mac version for free, having been purchased previously for the PC. Plays great, even the old crash when automating fighters seems fixed.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:07 PM

just as a heads up, you may not want to use your email address as your username in the future.
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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:32 PM

View PostSneaky Snake, on 06 February 2013 - 06:07 PM, said:

just as a heads up, you may not want to use your email address as your username in the future.

I can easily change your display name to "Yendis" or what ever you want and it won't change how you log in.  Just let me know.
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Posted 27 June 2013 - 04:09 PM

I just started playing SMAC again...what a great game! If only the graphics were updated for today's machines...one can only dream. =)


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Posted 27 June 2013 - 04:19 PM

View Postthe Battle Cat, on 06 February 2013 - 06:32 PM, said:

I can easily change your display name to "Yendis" or what ever you want and it won't change how you log in.  Just let me know.
He hasn't been back but maybe it'd be a good idea to do that anyway. Poor guy is probably getting the motherlode of spam from the spambots that trawl this place.
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Posted 27 June 2013 - 05:06 PM

View PostFrost, on 27 June 2013 - 04:19 PM, said:

He hasn't been back but maybe it'd be a good idea to do that anyway. Poor guy is probably getting the motherlode of spam from the spambots that trawl this place.

I thought the same thing as I reread this thread.  The deed is done.
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