Archive for October 2018

Soldier of Fortune Payback for Mac

After Soldier of Fortune 2, now also we added:  Soldier of Fortune Payback for Mac! We already have the classic/community edition added in Porting Kit of the first game in the series, but now Payback has been added as well! The game works just fine, although the full screen resolutions are 800×600 and at the most 1024×768. No problem for the fans. Played a level without issues. enjoy this classic!

Install is Simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then download the GOG.com setup file from Soldier of Fortune – Payback from GOG (Remember to download the “offline backup setup files”) into your download folder.
3. Then in Porting Kit search the game in the library –> server tab and click install.
4. After installation of the game, “exit” the GOG installer.
5. Click “Play” to start the game! Have fun!

Game description:
When a routine escort mission goes horribly wrong, you find yourself battling an insidious enemy that knows no boundaries. You know the drill. Get the job done, your way!
The most outrageous damage modelling ever… not for the faint of hear!
Inflict catastrophic damage with over 30 incredible weapons!
Take down terrorists, mobsters, and thugs in “hot spots” around the globe!

Go to the Soldier of Fortune – Payback game page for more info up here…

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Soldier of Fortune Payback for Mac

Soldier of Fortune 2 – Double Helix for Mac

For the people loving action games we have added another classic which has been released recently on GOG.com:  Soldier of Fortune 2 – Double Helix for Mac! We already have the classic/community edition added in Porting Kit of the first game in the series, but now Double Helix has been added as well! The game works just fine, although the full screen resolutions are 800×600 and at the most 1024×768. No problem for the fans. Played a level without issues. enjoy this classic!

Install is Simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then download the GOG.com setup file from Soldier of Fortune 2 – Double Helix from GOG (Remember to download the “offline backup setup files”) into your download folder.
3. Then in Porting Kit search the game in the library –> server tab and click install.
4. After installation of the game, “exit” the GOG installer.
5. Click “Play” to start the game! Have fun!

Game description:
At the time of the original release, the addition of GHOUL II to the Quake III: Arena™ engine allowed for more animations, ore damage and more pulse-pounding action than ever before – with 36 damage zones and 16 dismemberment zones! Additional features included per-pixel hit detection, fully skeletal, soft-skinned models and a facial animation system for even more realistic characters.

Go to the Soldier of Fortune 2 game page for more info up here…

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Wrapper updates!

Wrapper updates!

Things change all the time and we try to keep up with all the changes. Sometimes things change while we not know of it, and then your help and informing us is important. So that’s why I could fix a few things. For example I updated Port Royale 2 and Arcanum. below the changes:

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura:
There seems to be an massive update of Arcanum, so I updated the Wrapper and works great now :)

 Port Royal 2
The setup file of Port Royale 2 has been changed by GOG.com so it causes porting Kit to ask for a location of the exe file. I changed the setup file and now Porting Kit will detect the setup file automatically so the GOG.com offline backup installer will automatically start.

Check those updated games out in Porting Kit! Enjoy!

Crossover gets new release V18 with 1000nds of improvements!

Crossover gets new release V18 with 1000nds of improvements!

Great news! Crossover has released a major update a few days back. Which is important for a lot of games to work properly again. If you are not updated yet please do so. You don’t know Crossover yet? Then learn more here… and when convinced use this promo-code: “portingover”  to get it here… with 25% discount!

Find below the changes in the latest release:

18.0.0 CrossOver – October 16, 2018

  • Core Technology Improvements:
    • CrossOver 18 is based on Wine 3.14, with thousands of improvements for Windows application compatibility.
  • Linux:
    • Improved support for DirectX 11 via WineD3D.
    • DXVK Compatibility.
    • Support for DirectX 12 via vkd3d and Vulkan.
  • Application Support:
    • Preliminary support for Outlook 2016 on Linux.
    • Support for Steam in Win 7 bottles.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Restored support for World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Diablo III on Linux.
    • Fixed several bugs impacting the Battle.net client.
    • Fixed a bug which caused Office context menus to disappear.
    • Fixed a bug which caused a corrupt file error in Office 2016 when installed with Internet Explorer.

Get this amazing application up here…

Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine for Mac

On request!  Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine for Mac! Just released digitally for the first time on GOG.com and now already in Porting Kit! Enjoy this Classic on your mac with Porting Kit! Tested the game for a bit and works just great. If you like these titles then also check out the other Indiana Jones games in Porting Kit!

Install is Simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then download the GOG.com setup file from Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine from GOG (Remember to download the “offline backup setup files”) into your download folder.
3. Then in Porting Kit search the game in the library –> server tab and click install.
4. After installation of the game, “exit” the GOG installer.
5. Click “Play” to start the game! Have fun!

Game description:
The year is 1947. The Nazis have been crushed, the Cold War has begun and Soviet agents are sniffing around the ruins of the fabled Tower of Babel. What are they up to? The CIA recruits renowned archeologist and adventurer, Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones, to find out. Grab your whip and fedora and join Indy in an epic globe-spanning race in search of the mysterious “Infernal Machine.”

Go to the Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine game page for more info up here…

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Might and Magic IX for Mac

On request! Might and Magic IX for Mac! If you like the Might and Magic series then this RPG will be a very nice add-on into your game collection. Tested the game for a bit and works just great. On startup the game will minimize to the dock, but activate it again full screen by clicking on it again. Have fun!

Install is Simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then download the GOG.com setup file from Might and Magic IX from GOG (Remember to download the “offline backup setup files”) into your download folder.
3. Then in Porting Kit search the game in the library –> server tab and click install.
4. After installation of the game, “exit” the GOG installer.
5. Click “Play” to start the game! Have fun!

Game description:
You’ve never seen Might and Magic like this. Explore an all-new universe filled with richly-detailed castles, dark, foreboding dungeons, lush outdoor environments, and much more! Lead a party of four player characters and up to three non-player characters on a quest to save your home, the peaceful land of Chendian, from the bloodthirsty Beldonian Horde. Develop each character’s skills in the talents of either Might or Magic in this installment of Might and Magic.

Go to the Might and Magic IX game page for more info up here…

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Might and Magic IX for Mac

GOG.com 10 years anniversary sale + free Shadow Warriors 2!

GOG.com 10 years anniversary sale + free Shadow Warriors 2!

GOG.com posted this yesterday: Ten years is a touching affair, a rare achievement for a gaming platform – so we’ve prepared a week of celebrations with games and freebies! Here’s what’s in store:

We wouldn’t be here without our community – so for the first time ever you got to choose the game for our Anniversary Giveaway! The three nominees were: Firewatch, Shadow Warrior 2, and SUPERHOT. After a fierce battle, the charming Mr. Wang eliminated the competition and Shadow Warrior 2 is now FREE until October 6th, 2:15pm UTC.

If you voted for the other two, don’t fret – SUPERHOT is 50% off and Firewatch 75% off until the end of the sale.

Go to the GOG.com home page up here…

Don’t update to Mojave (yet)!

Don't update to Mojave (yet)!

As you guys may all be aware of is the 64bit only change Apple want’s to push forward in not all to long. We hope Mojave will be the break before the real push to 64bit only. However, although Wineskin (that’s the wrapper part) stopped working properly in the latest update of Mojave. Luckily there is already a fix, but that part is not implemented yet in Porting Kit. This all will be done shortly, but to be on the safe side, wait until we are fully ready to prevent all kind of misery.

We are always working hard to make the best of Porting Kit so you can enjoy your Windows games on your Mac :) We have to stick together and endure the things to come and try to keep standing as long as we can and try to find a workaround/solution before the next OS After Mojave (10.15). Support us, help us, and we will get through! Thanks guys!

The Porting Kit/Paulthetall.com Team.