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Mac Computer Games FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about Mac computer games.

This FAQ about Mac computer games was compiled and written by Christina Schulman schulman+@pitt.edu with numerous contributions by others.

-0. A word about flaming. (comp.sys.mac.games)
Every now and then some moron posts something along the lines of ...
-1. Where can I find Mac games available for anonymous ftp?
The 2 major sites for ftp'ing Mac software are sumex-aim.stanford....
-2. What does .hqx mean? What about .cpt and .sit? (comp.sys.mac.games)
Files ending in .hqx are binary files which have been converted ...
-3. Where else can I get Mac games?
Well, you could buy them. Most software stores have a section for ...
-4. What's the Patchlist/GPHL? Could somebody please repost it? (comp.sys.mac.games)
The Patchlist is a list of fixes that the legal owners of certain ...
-5. What's ResEdit? How do I get it? (comp.sys.mac.games)
ResEdit is a utility from Apple that lets you edit the resources of ...
-6. I'm completely stuck in this game I'm playing. Where can I get a walkthru?
Solutions and hints for many popular games are available via ...
-7. What's an easter egg? (comp.sys.mac.games)
An easter egg--the kind you find in Mac games, anyway--is any sort ...
-8. How do I fix the bug in Indiana Jones: Fate of Atlantis? (comp.sys.mac.games)
There is indeed a bug in Indy Atlantis. On the Team Path, when you ...
-9. The 7th Guest keeps crashing on my Mac! What do I do?
The vast majority of 7th Guest crashes are caused by memory problems....
-10. I just saw this really great game called "X-Wing" on the PC. Is it available for the Mac?
Yes.
-11. I just saw this really great game called "DOOM" on the PC. Is it available for the Mac?
Yes.
-12. Where can I find a list of forthcoming games for the Mac?
The CD-ROM magazine Inside Mac Games maintains a list of forthcoming Mac ...
-13. What's the cheat code in SimCity 2000? (comp.sys.mac.games)
In version 1.0, type porntipsguzzardo, which will give you $500,000,...
-14. How do I play the game Maniac Mansion from within Day of the Tentacle? (comp.sys.mac.games)
Go to Big Ed's room and use the computer there 5 times in a row to ...
-15. What happened to the guy who did "Fool's Errand" and "3 in Three"? (comp.sys.mac.games)
Cliff Johnson, the author of the Macintosh games Fool's Errand, ...
-16. Where can I find Wesleyan Tetris? (comp.sys.mac.games)
You can't. Wesleyan Tetris, also known as Obnoxious Tetris or ...
-17. How do I run Apple ][+ games on my Mac?
STM, an Apple ][+ emulator for the Mac, is available ...
-18. I've done some programming on other machines, and I'd like to write a game on my Mac. How do I start? (comp.sys.mac.games)
To quote the Public Domain Mac Programming FAQ Answer sheet, you'll ...
-19. I've written this terrific game for the Mac. How do I get it out to the major ftp sites?
Do NOT post binaries to the comp.sys.mac.games groups. The best way ...
-20. What's "IMG"/"Inside Mac Games"?
IMG is Inside Mac Games, an almost-monthly CD-ROM magazine ...
-21. Are there any freeware chess games for the Mac?
Wim van Beusekom's MacChess 2.0, a freeware chess program that should be ...
-22. Are there any shareware mahjong games for the Mac?
Sort of. Shanghai II and its shareware clone Gunshy are excellent games, ...
-23. Where can I find shareware games for young children? (comp.sys.mac.games)
Games for young children can be found on any info-mac mirror in ...
-24. I always loved playing [Pacman, Star Wars, Frogger, etc.] at the arcade. Is there a Mac version?
Probably. John Komp maintains a list of Mac versions of various 80'...
-25. What games will fail to run on my [AV Mac, PowerMac, bizarrely configured Mac]? How do I fix them?
Brian Lev maintains a Broken Games List of games that break on AV ...
-26. What joystick should I buy for my Mac?
It depends on what games you want to use the joysticks with. ...
-27. Is there a FAQ for [FA-18, Sim City 2000, Civilization, Bolo, Pathways into Darkness, Spaceward Ho!, Marathon, 7th Guest...] (comp.sys.mac.games)
Probably. Check the appendix to this FAQ, the Mac Game Resource ...
-99. Credits (comp.sys.mac.games)
This document is copyright 1996 by Christina Schulman....
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: intro
Compiled by Christina Schulman, schulman+@pitt....
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: A
A-10 Attack! FAQ:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet B
Blizzard:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: C
Card games:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: D
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Electronic Arts:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: F
F/A-18 Hornet:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: G
Glider Pro:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: I
Indiana Jones:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: J-K-L
Jewels of the Oracle:...
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Operation Crusader:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: R
ReadySoft:...
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TacOps:
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: U-V
Ultima III:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: W-X
Warcraft:...
-100. Mac Game Resources on the Internet: WWW pages:
For want of a better category, pages that are collections of ...









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