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Apr 11, 2007, 06:01 PM
 
IYO what is the best game on the mac?
     
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Apr 11, 2007, 06:13 PM
 
Neverwinter Nights
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Apr 11, 2007, 06:17 PM
 
Have any links to those guys? I want to play some good graphic games to!
     
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I like my water with hops, malt, hops, yeast, and hops.
     
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Unreal Tournament 2004. Seriously.
     
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Apr 12, 2007, 01:17 AM
 
Unreal is great but here's a vote for World Of Warcraft.

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Apr 12, 2007, 01:19 AM
 
looove world of warcraft. you dont need the best computer to run it either which is something i like being on a latest gen powerbook
     
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Apr 12, 2007, 02:42 AM
 
Myth II.
Many sources available to get the game itself and Project Magma :: Home and The Tain: File archive for the Myth Series to get OS X updates and tons of maps, scenarios and conversions.
Better than NWN because you're not limited to playing Mac users during online play.
     
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Apr 12, 2007, 08:55 AM
 
Hmmm, I have seen all these before, I was hoping something was availible like really killer graphics that my 512 card could just rip to shreds!
     
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Apr 12, 2007, 12:00 PM
 
If you have an Intel Mac, you can play Half-Life2 if you intall a XP partition on your Mac. Just finished the game! Amazing! The 3D engine of this game is impressive and well showcased with the game's "Gravity Gun", the attention to details in the Half-life wold environement is stunning (just the water in The Canal level!!!). The storyline is a bit linear but very, very cool. The Lost Coast level is a must see. Before getting my new MacBook Pro I nerver had Windows in my life, I intalled it just to check out HL2. WOW! IMHO Best FPS I've seen so far.

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Apr 12, 2007, 12:09 PM
 
Deus Ex. Seriously. Fantastic game.
     
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Apr 12, 2007, 12:13 PM
 
Also, look into gooball. That was a pretty fun game for a while.
     
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Photoshop.
     
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Originally Posted by voiceofra View Post
Myth II.
Many sources available to get the game itself and Project Magma :: Home and The Tain: File archive for the Myth Series to get OS X updates and tons of maps, scenarios and conversions.
Better than NWN because you're not limited to playing Mac users during online play.
When playing NWN, you're not limited to only playing with other Mac users.
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Originally Posted by shandaman View Post
Hmmm, I have seen all these before, I was hoping something was availible like really killer graphics that my 512 card could just rip to shreds!
Sounds like you have a MacPro. If that is the case, install a XP partition and play NWN2, Half-Life 2 or Doom 3.
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Apr 13, 2007, 12:01 PM
 
World of Warcraft.
     
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Apr 13, 2007, 03:40 PM
 
This is probly for another forum but strike while the iron's hot.....

I'm getting a 2.66 Tower today, and will do a clean install regardless. I won 't get Windows yet, but how can I set aside that partition for XP or Vista now for later on?
     
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Apr 13, 2007, 07:56 PM
 
Deus Ex. Seriously. Fantastic game
I could not agree more. My favorite game of all time, period. I played that sucker through at least 4 times, had a great time every time.
     
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Originally Posted by Headshot View Post
I'm getting a 2.66 Tower today, and will do a clean install regardless. I won't get Windows yet, but how can I set aside that partition for XP or Vista now for later on?
There should be no need, but if it will help you sleep at night, download and install Apple's Boot Camp and use it to partition your disk. You can even burn your drivers CD now if you'd like, or wait until you get your copy of Windows.

If you want, you can also wait until you're ready to install Windows, at which point Boot Camp will gladly non-destructively partition your disk.

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Apr 14, 2007, 04:36 PM
 
Hi everybody, this is my first post in this forum. Sorry for my English (i'm learning )

On my opinion best game for mac is Monkey Island 2.

I like also unrel tournament, but Monkey Island is in the first position of all time.
God bless USA

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P.S. i love USA!!!
     
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Originally Posted by highstakes View Post
World of Warcraft.*
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Apr 14, 2007, 05:45 PM
 
prey, if you want gfx?
     
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Apr 14, 2007, 05:48 PM
 
Incidentally, Castel, your sig is very pretty but too large for the signature rules.
     
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Apr 14, 2007, 06:47 PM
 
Empire at War, just came out for mac, i been meaning to play it.
     
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Apr 14, 2007, 07:33 PM
 
Originally Posted by Mithras View Post
Incidentally, Castel, your sig is very pretty but too large for the signature rules.
sorry, sorry, sorry but i can't resize it.. Can someone help me?
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Apr 14, 2007, 08:03 PM
 
World of Warcraft.
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Apr 14, 2007, 08:27 PM
 
Geez,these questions irritate me.
"What's the best game?" "What's the best car?" "Which forum member has the best ass?"
There's a reason why so many developers let you download a demo, or auto dealers have test drives and 'buyers remorse' clauses.
Everybody's opinion is different.

What do YOU like in a game? Check Inside Mac Games or MacGamer - Get In The Game download something that interests you, play it...then YOU decide what is the best game on Mac for you.

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Apr 14, 2007, 09:21 PM
 
Originally Posted by Mithras View Post
Incidentally, Castel, your sig is very pretty but too large for the signature rules.
And kind of odd.
     
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Originally Posted by peeb View Post
And kind of odd.
i changed it , ok?
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Apr 14, 2007, 10:12 PM
 
Escape Velocity Nova, by Ambrosia. First started playing 11 years ago, and still at it.
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Apr 15, 2007, 04:07 AM
 
i'm in to OpenArena currently, the UT2K3 demo looks good, but it plays crap on my iBook with a lot of bots.
     
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Apr 15, 2007, 07:39 AM
 
hmm call of duty? warcraft? i would love to say that these games are nice to play on a mac.. but the problem is, my mac doesn't come with dedicated graphics
     
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Apr 15, 2007, 12:10 PM
 
Ghost Recon...still playing it and still having a great time (I'm "WeedWacker" BTW).
     
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i changed it , ok?
Still pretty freaky, frankly. But, whatever.
     
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Apr 15, 2007, 01:29 PM
 
I'm still a fan of Warcraft 3 Dota, Hero Wars, etc. But that's about it for games on me Mac.

It's all about Multiplayer consoles and casual gaming for me now?!?
     
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Apr 15, 2007, 04:29 PM
 
The ultimate has got to be Crystal Quest!
     
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Apr 16, 2007, 01:53 AM
 
If someone were to pick a random person from the Mac-using population, sit him/her down, and say "play this game", the game most likely to give that person the most enjoyment long-term would have to be World of Warcraft.

However, only you can decide "what's the best game for the Mac." Since you're getting an Intel Mac you can install Windows and then your options will be pretty much endless.
     
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Apr 16, 2007, 02:04 AM
 
StarCraft. Without a doubt.
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Originally Posted by jamil5454 View Post
If someone were to pick a random person from the Mac-using population, sit him/her down, and say "play this game", the game most likely to give that person the most enjoyment long-term would have to be World of Warcraft.
Only if you're a dork, or someone with way too much freetime, or someone who enjoys pretending to be an Elvin Paladin with +17 endurance and +282 staying a virgin the rest of your life. The only people I know who play that game are... pretty sad.
     
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Apr 16, 2007, 09:38 AM
 
See, Rob doesn't like WoW, which must mean it's good.

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Originally Posted by Klipse View Post
hmm call of duty? warcraft? i would love to say that these games are nice to play on a mac.. but the problem is, my mac doesn't come with dedicated graphics
Then it sounds like you're stuck with Chess.
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Apr 17, 2007, 08:57 AM
 
The best game in my opinion is the future release of Unreal Tornament 2007. I know it hasnt been released yet but it will be soon and i couldnt resist making some noise about it here. Given that it is a significant improvement to ut2k4 and the graphics are outstanding it wil knock your socks off make no mistake about it.

(via boot camp initially. lets hope a mac release wont lag too far behind)

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Originally Posted by phoenix78 View Post
The best game in my opinion is the future release of Unreal Tornament 2007. I know it hasnt been released yet but it will be soon and i couldnt resist making some noise about it here.
I second that! Now renamed to Unreal Tournament 3, it will truly rock. Flak Monkeys Unite!

     
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World of Warcraft, of course!
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Ut.
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Originally Posted by Randman View Post
See, Rob doesn't like WoW, which must mean it's good.
He just likes to pretend people care about what he thinks, and that his opinions truly matter—instead of just being opinions. Straying from that or having an opinion of your own ... well, you're just stupid! Classic first grade.

Oh yeah—World of Warcraft FTW.
     
 
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