October 19, 2017
Archives  News  Mac Combat Mission Mod Manager 1.5  


Wednesday, December 20, 2000
 
Mac Combat Mission Mod Manager 1.5
9:28 AM | Michael Eilers | Comment on this story

Author Dave Ratynski has announced the release of Mac Combat
Mission Mod Manager
, a tool for working with mod files of WWII combat simulator Combat Mission. Here are the details of this tool:

I just wanted to inform you of the recent release of version 1.5 of Mac Combat
Mission Mod Manager program, MCM3 for short. Created with RealBasic, MCM3
dramatically reduces the time and energy spent modifying Combat Mission.


This program allows the mac user to easily customize their version of Combat
Mission, by automatically swapping out the stock textures and sounds with any of
the numerous third party mods that already exist. With MCM3, the user can also
copy out the different textures, allowing them to create their own modifications
(with an appropriate graphics program, not included). Gone are the days where
the mac CM player had to use ResEdit to swap out the different texture
resources.


Version 1.5 includes an improved user interface and support for mac system sound
conversions. In addition, the previews of both the selected modification
texture and the current game texture are automatically loaded and displayed,
saving time and effort. The user can also tell MCM3 to make a backup of the
data file they are modifying, select a different folder to modify, and play sound
files or not. In extreme cases, the user can use MCM3 to revert back to either
the original CM data file or a previously modified version. A log file now
allows the user to view what mods they have converted, or reverted, in CM.
Additional features include a jpg/bmp viewer, which allows the user to see a
picture of the mod before they convert it, and the ability to read text files
within the program (which typically consist of a readme for the selected mod).


Lastly, an extensive, graphic-intense readme is included with the program, to
assist the new user in exploring the capabilities of MCM3. An example of
converting a mod is included in the readme.

Excellent news for those who want to inject new life into an already exciting game. Grab the file if you are interested (it is freeware) or give the Combat Mission demo a try if you are new to the title. There is also another mod creation utility, CM MacMod, as well as several texture packs available at the Combat HQ web site.

Combat HQ
Download Mac Combat Mission Manager 1.5 (3.3 MB)
Combat Mission Mac Mod Managers
Combat Mission Review


Other Mac Games News for Wednesday, December 20, 2000

Ask Maxis at SNG3:29 PM
Mac Oni Demo Update3:05 PM
Mike Wilson on a Dismal 20002:19 PM
Portable Nvidia Chips for Mac?11:19 AM
FAKK2 Postmortem11:10 AM
4x4 Update Coming, 'Treasure' Maps10:54 AM
• Mac Combat Mission Mod Manager 1.59:28 AM
New Combat Mission 1.1 Beta9:19 AM
F.A.K.K. 2 1.02c Patch Released9:18 AM
Diablo 2 1.04 Available, Major Bugs Fixed9:13 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, December 20, 2000 on one page

Mac Games News for Tuesday, December 19, 2000

Team Arena Demo Released!5:12 PM
Deus Ex Multiplayer Update3:15 PM
Quake 3 1.27 Point Release Available2:49 PM
A History of Infocom12:25 PM
Mark Adams on 3dfx's End12:18 PM
3dfx RIP from Gamecenter10:22 AM
Elite Force Demo Released7:55 AM
Game Developers Speak Out on 3dfx Buyout6:00 AM
Mac Team Arena Today?6:00 AM
More Details on Oni Demo6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Tuesday, December 19, 2000 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Monday, December 18, 2000
Friday, December 15, 2000
Thursday, December 14, 2000
Wednesday, December 13, 2000
Tuesday, December 12, 2000


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  Mac Combat Mission Mod Manager 1.5