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Old 08-03-2011, 04:12 PM   #1
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Mac needs this!

I played this at a friend's house and it is SO good! But as a Mac user, I will never have my own copy. Mac users are meant to be designers and stuff, and what arty type would not get a kick out of all the customisation available here?!

Anyone with me on this?
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Old 08-03-2011, 08:10 PM   #2
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Sell your Mac and buy a PC.
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Old 08-04-2011, 04:21 AM   #3
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How about noooooo
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Old 08-04-2011, 04:33 AM   #4
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This thread will not end well. Its going to be another Mac vs PC flame fest.

I'd go into details about why Mac and PC are more similar than different these days, and how the idea of designers and developers being on macs is outdated. But I'm sure someone else will go through it all, probably with 100s of links as well.

However as to the topic... have you tried bootcamp? Or whatever its called, its been years since I last touched anything apple related.
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Old 08-04-2011, 05:46 PM   #5
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How about noooooo
Then stop complaining about what you don't have.


Steam for mac was THE biggest mistake
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Old 08-04-2011, 08:10 PM   #6
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Champions Online isn't going to make a Mac version unless you pay them a lot of many money to do it.
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Old 08-05-2011, 09:35 PM   #7
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Sell your Mac and buy a PC.
+1 on that and for any other reason, too.
had to fuel the fires
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Old 09-05-2011, 03:19 PM   #8
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Champions Online isn't going to make a Mac version unless you pay them a lot of many money to do it.
i'll do it. i'm jewish lol. i own both a mac and a PC, and it can be quite annoying when going to boarding school, since the school prefers macs. :/
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Old 09-09-2011, 06:48 AM   #9
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If you love hamburgers don't become a vegetarian.

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Old 09-09-2011, 08:09 AM   #10
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Can't you make your Mac behave like a PC with some software? One of my friends plays this on a Mac through that method, I just don't know what it's called.

Edit: Isn't it Boot Camp?
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Old 09-09-2011, 03:44 PM   #11
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@Nezz

Boot Camp = Dual Boot.

Nezz,have you ever installed a Linux distribution? Ubuntu? Do you know what it is like to have to reboot your computer to run one program, then reboot your computer to run another program?

Boot Camp is not a solution, it is an aggravation.

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1. DeadGaiko wants to know if there are many Mac users reading the Steam Champions online forums.

The answer is no. There are very few Mac users reading the Steam Champions online forum.

2. DeadGaiko wants the game to be ported to the Mac OS X operating system.

We cannot aid him in that quest, because the number of Mac users reading this forum is too low, and we have no ability to either port the game, or convince the team behind Champions to do so.

I enjoy using many different operating systems, the Mac OS being no exception. Mac OS 10.5 Leopard and newer are incredible operating systems.

Expose' is truly a game changing desktop feature. Many of the features of the OS X 10.5+ desktop requires 3rd party software for windows, which causes more glitches.

Spaces (Virtual desktops), Expose' (Firefox's Tab Groups for the desktop), a simpler way to create links to files (Junction Points on Windows).

Windows has the "Windows + Tab" feature, 100% useless and lame.
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:46 PM   #12
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Spaces (Virtual desktops), Expose' (Firefox's Tab Groups for the desktop), a simpler way to create links to files (Junction Points on Windows).

Windows has the "Windows + Tab" feature, 100% useless and lame.
The problem is that this is what Apple thrives on. Yes it's nifty, yes it simplifies life, but handy-dandy is only so useful when so little is 100% compatible with it.

The company went near-bankrupt only to barely survive and then make a new name for itself through handheld media devices for a reason, the only lasting contribution it made to the PC world was a graphical desktop interface.
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Old 09-10-2011, 07:15 AM   #13
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Sell your Mac and buy a PC.
I second this motion.

All in favor?
*Counts hands*

All opposed?
*Crickets*

Well, there you are. Now you have to change your system.
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Old 09-10-2011, 08:13 AM   #14
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but handy-dandy is only so useful when so little is 100% compatible with it.
That is a misconception. There are plenty of Mac compatible apps and devices on the market.

Admittedly, gaming is one of the niche markets that are not Mac friendly. If you want to play AAA games, then the Mac is a bad choice. Champions is not a AAA title. Champions is an MMORPG, which while not easy to make multiplatform, does attract a number of Mac users (who are often casual gamers).

That does not mean that the Mac is a bad platform.

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the only lasting contribution it made to the PC world was a graphical desktop interface.
What exactly has Microsoft contributed? DirectX?

Apple has contributed
Simple driver installation
iTunes
Quicktime
Simple program installation
A macro/script recorder that works well with the GUI (Applescript).

Apple has two problems that keep it from replacing Microsoft.
1. "Difficulty" to design programs for.

Apple's design concept is design for the user, not the programmer. Microsoft's design concept is design for the programmer, not the user.

2. The entry cost, and exclusivity. You can't buy a generic Mac. This means that you can't buy a mac that is as unstable as a "generic" Windows machine.

Ironically, this has worked in Apple's favor for hand-held devices. It worked against Apple's favor for desktop machines, largely because early adopters preferred functionality over ease of use.
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:40 PM   #15
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You are talking as if iTunes or Quicktime were something good.


There are only TWO things that Apple have done that I like.
- One is the creation of the CANVAS HTML element. Which is one of the best things that has been ever added to HTML.
- The second is their hate for Flash, which I share and find completely understandable.

Flash should cease to exist ASAP.
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