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    Gaming on a Mac

    Well as a Mac user what games are you playing? Currently I am playing World of Warcraft but looking for something else. I am looking for it run without Windows. Thanks

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    The only games I have installed on my Mac are Plants vs Zombies and Left 4 Dead. All my other games are on my Windows 7 PC since it has a much better graphics card.

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    I've done it the other way around, boot camped windows xp with the minimum amount of installed items ( nLite ), installed windows games ( as they are cheaper then mac equivalents ) cleared temp files, defragged hdd, etc etc

    Then play games under windows

    I did try Doom 3 ( Demo ) on OS X but didn't see it worth while paying extra ££ just for the sake of playing it under OS X

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrock2004 View Post
    Well as a Mac user what games are you playing? Currently I am playing World of Warcraft but looking for something else. I am looking for it run without Windows. Thanks
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    I hate a lot of trouble with bootcamp trying to install Windows 7... has anybody else tried this? Apparently W7 doesn't have driver support for the graphics card in the i5 Macs

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    Do you have a Radeon HD 5870? If so, you need to download the BootCamp v3.2 update.

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    Steam is now availible on a mac with a number of games availible Featured Mac Games
    Most importantly this means you can play Portal

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    Try the Mac version of Steam (Welcome to Steam).

    Edit: Great minds think alike, eh griffin?

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    A word of warning though, Steam won't work behind a proxy. We just got some 27" top end iMacs and wanted to see what they could do, but couldn't find one direct download demo of a new game to try out!

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    Not main stream games but I have a list on my site here Free Cross-Platform FPS Games for Mac OS X that are free. It's been a while since I looked for new games.


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    World of Warcraft here!! Much better on a MAC than PC.

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    Steam forward

    This past weekend I picked up "Left 4 Dead 2" for Mac and love it. Just watch the site for their sales. I picked up the game for $5! & though I'l need to install windows to run a few other games picked up some great titles that were cheap!


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    Steam is the place to keep an eye on for sure. I've Bootcamped my Macbook Pro so I can play dawn of War and Command and Conquer (at home, of course, not at work ) and it works really well, but Portal works fine under OSX using steam and I think that's the way to go.



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