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Offline karajorma

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Well this came a something of a big suprise. Apparently a bunch of Mac programmers have succeeding in porting the original FS2 source over to OS X. Apparently it's still in beta but mac gamers have been playing it for months. :eek: They've even being using GE's FS1 port so that they can play FS1 as well from what I can gather.

First I heard of this was a post on the VWBB

I've posted over on one of the mac forums inviting them to feel free to register on HLP and VWBB.
 I'm wondering if the programmers doing this will be able to get anything out of the SCP (especially the Linux port).
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Whoa.

Now we gotta wait for the download page to be fixed.
I don't think they've got the SCP enhancements; we'll have to see.
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There was an FS1 on Amiga or something.... details are very fuzzy, but there was a port to something other than Pc that i remember.

 

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of course, now, ebay sales are going to go like crazy, as mac users strive to add to their small collection of games.
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Macs don't suck, they're just...odd.

What I really want to know is how you play FS 1 or 2 with one button on the mouse.
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Say it with me... MAC SUCKS!


First thing i thought when i read the topic.
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Repeat after me: Nothing that can play Freespace sucks
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Originally posted by aldo_14
There was an FS1 on Amiga or something.... details are very fuzzy, but there was a port to something other than Pc that i remember.


FS1 was ported to the Amiga. I remember hearing about it before I actually got FS2 and got into the FS community.

If you want to take a look click here but unsuprisingly the screenshots won't look much different :D
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FS1 was ported to the Amiga. I remember hearing about it before I actually got FS2 and got into the FS community.

If you want to take a look click here but unsuprisingly the screenshots won't look much different :D


heh... one of the guys in the porting team is a swede. if I only had an amiga, I'd ask him about the port...
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Hippo : Give the anti mac sentiment a rest. You've made your point but I'd rather see them here playing Mindgames and contributing to the community then send them off to Coventry just for not thinking that Windows is the greatest thing since sliced bread.
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thats because windows is the greatest thing since the panama canal :nervous:

however, it is rather interesting that a mac port is actually working. i think the guy is registered here or something
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Macs don't suck, they're just...odd.

What I really want to know is how you play FS 1 or 2 with one button on the mouse.



And they're pretty overpriced, IMO anyway. That's all I'm going to say about that.


I only have used one button (even though my mice have 2).
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so, there's a whole other FS community we haven't heard of?
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Say it with me... MAC SUCKS!


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What I really want to know is how you play FS 1 or 2 with one button on the mouse.
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:wtf:

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Ever heard of a joystick before?
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Thought so. Full of bias.

I own both a Mac and a PC, and I still think OS X is much better than XP. I use my PC for playing games more, because it's much better at doing it than my Mac. To be honest the only reason I didn't get a Windows laptop rather than a Mac one was because Mac has its share of high quality games too, which aren't available on any other platform. Not as many as Windows, but I don't mind. Besides, Macs get almost every worthwhile Windows game ported anyway. I'm not really biased either way towards Mac or Windows.

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What I really want to know is how you play FS 1 or 2 with one button on the mouse.


Ever heard of not using Apple's crappy one button mice and getting a decent one instead?