Archive for August 2021

Patron for Mac

Released not long ago and available now in Porting Kit: Patron for Mac! Checked the game out on my intel based Macbook Pro 2019 and it works very well! Patron starts off similarly to other games in the genre, but then veers off exploring social intricacies and what it means to truly run a society and not just a city filled with automatons. Enjoy this one!

When you love Patron, then you probably love Banished as well, which is also available in Porting Kit.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Patron “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game Description:
Patron builds upon the foundations laid out by the staples of the survival city builder genre and enhances the experience with a large research tree and by introducing intricate social dynamics into the game and the genre in general. Happiness, the standard simple feature of all such games, in the case of Patron is a complete gameplay system in its own right.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Love the work we do? Become a Patron… and get extra Tiers! Want to support Porting Kit? Buy also Crossover from Codeweavers! They are mass contributors of Wine development and are the core people making this possible.

Red Faction Armageddon for Mac

Another Classic game has been added to Porting Kit: Red Faction Armageddon for Mac! The game works pretty well on my Macbook Pro with AMD Radeon Card GFX card and played for about 20 minutes without issues. Red Faction®: Armageddon™ expands on the critically acclaimed, best-selling franchise with new, groundbreaking challenges. You are humanity’s last hope for survival. Will check the game also on M1 Apple Silicon, and reports will put back in this blog, and when works also another video tutorial with gameplay will be created as well.

oh, and one more thing! At the moment Red Faction Armageddon is 75 off!!

If you love the Red Faction series, we have also Red Faction, Red Faction 2 and Red Faction Guerilla (not remastered) in the Porting Kit! So play those as well!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Red Faction Armageddon “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game Description:
Half a century after the Red Faction resistance and their Marauder allies freed Mars from the brutal Earth Defense Force, harmony on Mars is again threatened but this time by a lethal force shrouded in mystery. When the massive Terraformer that supplies Mars with its Earth-like air and weather is destroyed, the atmosphere turns to chaos, super-tornados and lightning storms engulf the planet. To survive, the Colonists flee to the underground mines and build a network of habitable caves.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Love the work we do? Become a Patron… and get extra Tiers! Want to support Porting Kit? Buy also Crossover from Codeweavers! They are mass contributors of Wine development and are the core people making this possible.

 

Syndicate Plus™, Syndicate Wars, and Ultima Underworld I & II free of charge until September 3rd.

It’s final call to collect Syndicate Plus™, Syndicate Wars, and Ultima Underworld I & II free of charge! All 3 games have also Mac versions, so it’s a matter of download and play!

Get it until September 3rd up here…

Fallout 4 gameplay video on an Apple Silicon Mac Mini

As promised, I would make an gameplay video about Fallout 4 on an Apple Silicon Mac Mini. So here it is :) When interested playing the game in Porting Kit,  search the game in the Porting Kit app and install the Steam port, or check out the game page here…

The video contains some instructions about the settings of the game including some gameplay until you are in the Vault 111.

Enjoy the video!

Tomb Raider Underworld for Mac

And the 3rd new Tomb Raider game in Porting Kit: Tomb Raider – Underworld for Mac! It has now been added to Porting Kit and the game can now be played on your Mac. I tested it on my Intel based Macbook Pro 2019, and it works very nice! I haven’t checked it yet on Apple Silicon Mac’s but I will the coming days, and if it works crate a video for it.

If you love the Tomb Raider titles, then search the game titles list in Porting Kit to install them on your Mac, because we have them almost all I think :) they are on sale as a bundle at the moment as well with 89% off (7 days left)!!!  Enjoy!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the  Tomb Raider – Underworld “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game Description:
Tomb Raider: Underworld represents a new advancement in exploration-based gameplay. As fearless adventurer Lara Croft explore exotic locations around the world, each designed with an incredible attention to detail resulting in breathtaking high-definition visual fidelity that creates a truly believable world and delivers a new level of challenge and choice.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Love the work we do? Become a Patron… and get extra Tiers! Want to support Porting Kit? Buy also Crossover from Codeweavers! They are mass contributors of Wine development and are the core people making this possible.

Tomb Raider Anniversary for Mac

We talked about Tomb Raider in our previous blog post, where I announced multiple Tomb Raider titles into Porting Kit, so here we the post for Tomb Raider – Anniversary for Mac! It has now been added to Porting Kit and the game can now be played on your Mac. I tested it on my Intel based Macbook Pro 2019, and it works very nice! If you love the Tomb Raider titles, then search the game titles list in Porting Kit to install them on your Mac, because we have them almost all I think :) they are on sale as a bundle at the moment as well with 89% off (8 days left)!!!  Enjoy!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Tomb Raider – Anniversary “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game Description:
Tomb Raider: Anniversary retraces Lara Croft’s original genre-defining adventure, globe-trotting 3rd person action-adventure in pursuit of the legendary Scion artifact. Using an enhanced ‘Tomb Raider: Legend’ game engine, the graphics, technology and physics bring Lara’s adventure and pursuit of a mystical artifact known only as the Scion right up to today’s technology standards and offers gamers a completely new gameplay experience. Re-imagined, Anniversary delivers a dynamic fluidly and fast Lara Croft, massive environments of stunning visuals, intense combat and game pacing, and an enhanced and clarified original story.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Love the work we do? Become a Patron… and get extra Tiers! Want to support Porting Kit? Buy also Crossover from Codeweavers! They are mass contributors of Wine development and are the core people making this possible.

Tomb Raider Legend (GOG version) added to Porting Kit

Great news! The Tomb Raider series is getting complete at GOG.com! This means that Tomb Raider Legend, Tomb Raider GOTY, Tomb Raider Anniversary and Tomb Raider Underworld has been added to the existing games in the GOG.com catalog. That’s great news, because now I am adding all these GOG ports to Porting Kit as well. And today this blog is about the Tomb Raider Legend game! Yep, the GOG.com source has been added :) Tested it, and it works sweet :D.

The Tomb Raider Underworld game is at the moment $0,99!!!!, so get it fast! and install and play this great game in Porting Kit on your Mac!

You can find the port in the Porting Kit app or go to the portingkit.com game page up here…

Fallout 4 for Mac

With great joy I announce Fallout 4 for Mac in the Porting Kit! The game seems to work fine on the Apple M1 Apple Silicon Chip Macs as well! I tested the game on my high-end Intel Macbook Pro 2019 and works quite decently! I will post a video of the gameplay today as well in this article. I Played Fallout 4  for about 30 minutes without real issues. You do need to adjust a small setting in the fallout4.ini to fix the mouse input which is also described in the port description how to easily do that.

Fallout 4 also work for  M1 Apple Silicon!!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the work Fallout 4 “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game Description:
Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, welcome you to the world of Fallout 4 – their most ambitious game ever, and the next generation of open-world gaming. As the sole survivor of Vault 111, you enter a world destroyed by nuclear war. Every second is a fight for survival, and every choice is yours. Only you can rebuild and determine the fate of the Wasteland. Welcome home.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Love the work we do? Become a Patron… and get extra Tiers! Want to support Porting Kit? Buy also Crossover from Codeweavers! They are mass contributors of Wine development and are the core people making this possible.

Hearts of Iron 3 for Mac

On request! Hearts of Iron 3 has been added to Porting Kit! This game also works on Catalina OS 10.15 and Big Sur+! It has now been added to Porting Kit and the game can now be played back on your Mac. If you love the Hearts of Iron Series, then we are glad to inform that Hearts of Iron and Hearts of Iron 2 are also available in Porting Kit. Hearts of Iron 3  still need to test the game on my Apple Silicon. But for now the GOG.com version of the game works great on my Macbook pro 2019 with Big Sur! Have fun!

***Not tested yet on M1 Apple Silicon****

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Hearts of Iron 3 “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game Description:
Hearts of Iron 3 lets you play the most engaging conflict in world history, World War 2, on all fronts as any country and through multiple different scenarios. Guide your nation to glory between 1936 and 1948 and wage war, conduct diplomacy and build your industry in the most detailed World War 2 game ever made.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Love the work we do? Become a Patron… and get extra Tiers! Want to support Porting Kit? Buy also Crossover from Codeweavers! They are mass contributors of Wine development and are the core people making this possible.

Porting Kit Forum is back in Business!

Great news! For everyone who missed the forum, then we have good news, its back :) It was gone for a while because of massive spam attacks of bots, messing up the whole forum, which was impossible to keep clean at some point. Now we enhanced the forum again with better protection, so we are making a new start and imported loads of old topics back in the new forum. With this new forum, new features are back possible, like ranking and also premium membership in the near future, to support our cause and to have some extra benefits and bonuses.

You can find the forum on the Forum page of the Porting Kit website, or on the community tab in Porting Kit itself.