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Blizzard’s Overwatch coming to Windows and consoles, but not Macs

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#21 Frost

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Posted 18 November 2015 - 04:33 PM

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 18 November 2015 - 01:29 AM, said:

Lets get hold of Gordon, and then set up a Kickstarter for the amount he wants payed out to spill the beans. Maybe all he wants is a free IMG Pro account.
Well hell, my mod control panel allows me to hand those out, so let's do it!

Actually, let's tell him it's worth five figures, he can make an account, I'll give him IMG Pro, and then we'll split the proceeds evenly. And by evenly I mean 20% to me, 20% to tBC because he's the Godfather, and then 60% split evenly among the forumers.
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Posted 18 November 2015 - 06:21 PM

View PostFrost, on 18 November 2015 - 04:33 PM, said:

Well hell, my mod control panel allows me to hand those out, so let's do it!

Actually, let's tell him it's worth five figures, he can make an account, I'll give him IMG Pro, and then we'll split the proceeds evenly. And by evenly I mean 20% to me, 20% to tBC because he's the Godfather, and then 60% split evenly among the forumers.

I'm going to allow this ::said the judge from Futurama::
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Posted 19 November 2015 - 02:04 AM

I demand 0.001% of the cash pile, for each BOB I have ever killed.
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Posted 19 November 2015 - 09:32 AM

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 19 November 2015 - 02:04 AM, said:

I demand 0.001% of the cash pile, for each BOB I have ever killed.


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Posted 20 November 2016 - 02:53 PM

Overwatch is free to play this weekend until the 21. Gave it a try in bootcamp. Unsurprisingly, the game runs smooth on hardware Blizzard considered unworthy of a port. Shame. They could have had my business had they made a Mac version.
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Posted 20 November 2016 - 05:42 PM

View PostG-News, on 20 November 2016 - 02:53 PM, said:

Overwatch is free to play this weekend until the 21. Gave it a try in bootcamp. Unsurprisingly, the game runs smooth on hardware Blizzard considered unworthy of a port. Shame. They could have had my business had they made a Mac version.

It's not the hardware, it's Apple's graphics support that is the issue. Hopefully they will reconsider as Metal matures.

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Posted 21 November 2016 - 01:52 AM

View PostCougar, on 20 November 2016 - 05:42 PM, said:

It's not the hardware, it's Apple's graphics support that is the issue. Hopefully they will reconsider as Metal matures.
This. Even the Macs with Intel iGPUs have relatively capable chips (well, at least until the most recent rMBPs, that is). But you can't lever that power when your APIs are either a completely outdated version of OpenGL or the (in its first iteration) undercooked proprietary Metal.

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