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Retro City Rampage DX for Mac

Golden oldie back to Porting Kit: Retro City Rampage DX for Mac! We re-added the port so you can play this game on Mac OS 10.15+ and 11.x+ and Apple Silicon. It’s fast, its fun, and its retro! I tested the game both on Intel Macs as on Apple Silicon, and on both it works great! Wreak havoc in in the open-world of Retro City Rampage! You’ll meet a variety of very familiar characters, including a certain time-travelling scientist, engage in various modes of gameplay such as stealth, platforming, early coin-ops, and even encounter radioactive plumbers who await with eager anticipation their chance to murder and masticate you, The Player!

***Because this game had an earlier Mac version, please remember to change “system” to “Windows” on your GOG account page in order to download the Windows offline backup setup file (and not an old non-working Mac file).***

Basic Porting Kit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the GOG.com Retro City Rampage DX 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. Porting Kit 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:
The entire game has been remastered in ‘DX’ mode! Every single mission, challenge, and weapon has been remastered! A brand-new cop system! Clear the screen to lose the fuzz!
Get a closer look at the action with all-new zoom modes from 1X all the way to 3X zoom! A new map with fully interactive waypoints! This is not your grandfather’s in-game map! Improved 8-BIT/RETRO+ modes!

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Travelers Rest for Mac

Still in Development, but now already ported to Porting Kit: Travelers Rest for Mac! I tested the game both on Intel Macs as on Apple Silicon, and on both it works great! Brew beers, distil spirits, and make wines. Create the perfect crisp lager or the wildest sour. Travellers Rest will allow you to discover and craft a whole array of food, drink, and items. Along this journey you’ll gain experience to level-up and further customise your character. Spend your points in six technology trees relating to nature, building, cooking, brewing, socialising, and magic! :D Have fun!

Basic Porting Kit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the GOG.com Travelers Rest 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. Porting Kit 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:
Travelers Rest is a tavern management game where you can brew your own beer, run a farm, and build relationships. You are an innkeeper, on a journey to transform a run-down tavern into a bustling social space. Based in a cheerful fantasy setting, Travellers Rest is home to people to meet, places to explore, and lost magic. Along your journey you’ll discover new things to brew, farm, cook, and build to create your perfect fantasy tavern.

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Travelers Rest for Mac

 

Unto the End for Mac

Released not long ago and now added to Porting Kit: Unto the End for Mac! I tested the game with the keyboard controls and that’s working fine. The game is really a “figuring out” style, I got stuck not far into the game, but figured out I had to hit some bones to go underground eventually and then finding someone with a key which you can use to open up a door at the other end of the cave. Well, if you like puzzles, action, platform and adventure, then this game might be something for you :) Game Works great on Intel based Macs, on M1 Silicon it give some glitches but still playable (hope this will be soon fixed in newer engine).

Basic Porting Kit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the GOG.com Unto The End 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. Porting Kit 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:
Unto The End is a challenging combat adventure game in the style of a cinematic platformer. The story is simple: get home to your family. Master read-react combat in intense sword fights. Spot opportunities to trade and use items. An adventure told through your actions, how will you make it home?

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Commander Keen pack for Mac

Back from the past!  Commander Keen pack for Mac has been added to Porting Kit. Not long ago the game has been added to the GOG.com game database and I was eager to test it and it works pretty well :) So if you want to relive the past, I really can recommend the game :) The pack contains 5 games/episodes to enjoy and you can choose which one (in a menu) if you launch the game port:

  • Episode 1: Marooned on Mars (Dec. 14th 1990)
  • Episode 2: The Earth Explodes (1991)
  • Episode 3: Keen Must Die! (1991)
  • Episode 4: Secret of the Oracle (1991)
  • Episode 5: The Armageddon Machine (1991)

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the GOG.com Commander Keen pack for Mac 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:
Commander Keen’s very first adventure, and the debut of id’s groundbreaking side-scrolling technology. In the game you play the role of Commander Keen: the alter-ego of an eight year-old genius by the name of Billy Blaze. When Billy learns that the Earth is in danger, he dons his brother’s football helmet and his homemade interstellar spaceship to become Commander Keen — Defender of the Earth!

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Commander Keen pack for Mac

Commander Keen pack for Mac

The Surge for Mac

Awesome news!! The Surge for Mac has been to Porting Kit. This amazing popular game works awesome on my Macbook Pro 2019. I can imagine, this game requires a medium to high-end Mac to play this in high settings. But in my tests it runs pretty cool :) It gives glitches on Apple Silicon, so for now (until update) it won’t work for M1 Apple Silicon Macs.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the The Surge 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:
Welcome to CREO, the megacorporation saving our world! A catastrophic event has knocked you out during the first day on the job… you wake up equipped with a heavy-grade exoskeleton, in a destroyed section of the complex. Robots gone haywire, insane augmented co-workers and rogue AI – everything wants you dead.

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The Surge for Mac

The Surge for Mac on my Macbook Pro 2019

Metro 2033 Redux for Mac

We added not long ago Metro Last Light Redux, now we added Metro 2033 Redux for Mac as well :) This game port works quite well on medium/high-end Macs. I tested the game on my Macbook Pro 2019 and it works similar as Metro Last Light Redux.  When you launch the game the first time after install, it may be a bit “sluggish” and mouse pointer might be stuck, but after adjusting the video resolution (using cursor keys) the mouse issue will be solved from then on (also next launches) and it will be much smoother. When you have a medium end Mac you should lower the settings to have the best user experience.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Metro 2033 Redux 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:
The year is 2033. An entire generation has been born and raised underground, and their besieged Metro Station-Cities struggle for survival, with each other, and the mutant horrors that await outside. You are Artyom, born in the last days before the fire, but raised underground. Having never ventured beyond the city limits, one fateful event sparks a desperate mission to the heart of the Metro system, to warn the remnants of mankind of a terrible impending threat.

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Hitman Absolution for Mac

Yep, we keep them coming…another DXVK game has been ported to Mac: Hitman Absolution for Mac. So If you like the Hitman series, then this one cannot be missed in your collection. I played the first level/tutorial on my Macbook Pro (intel) without issues. You need Porting Kit 4 beta to install and play the Hitman game. Tested the game on Apple Silicon and there it give some sound issues (stutter sound in-game), so for Apple Silicon it needs some improvement.

I also created a video tutorial with some gameplay which you can watch below.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Hitman Absolution 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:
Hitman Absolution follows the Original Assassin undertaking his most personal contract to date. Betrayed by the Agency and hunted by the police, Agent 47 finds himself pursuing redemption in a corrupt and twisted world. 

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Freedom Fighters for Mac

Another DXVK game has been ported to Mac: Freedom Fighters for Mac. I tested Freedom Fighters also on Apple Silicon and there it works awesome as well. So another awesome game has been added to the Porting Kit Catalog! If you like action games then this one is the way to go. oh, and you need Porting Kit 4 to install and play it.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Freedom Fighters 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:
Freedom Fighters is an intense third-person action game set in an alternate history New York during the invasion of a foreign superpower. Take on the role of Chris Stone, a hard-working plumber, and rise through the ranks of the resistance to prove yourself as a charismatic leader. Liberate supplies, scavenge weapons and use the ‘recruit and command’ system to grow the resistance and lead up to 12 freedom fighters into strategic conflicts throughout the campaign. Travel across the city and complete interconnected missions where your actions in one level affect the battles in another.

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Metro Last Light Redux for Mac

Awesome news! Yes, Metro Last Light Redux was free for 2 days a few days back. I told you to grab it for the moment I would port it to Mac, and you know what? Today is the day :D I tested it even on Big Sur and it works pretty well as you can also see in the video tutorial below. I would recommend though a medium to high end Mac to have the best game experience with better video settings. Enjoy the video below with some gameplay and the game itself :)

We always recommend having besides Porting Kit also Crossover as alternative. Crossover is more advanced, supports DX11 and has phone support other features. Crossover makes Porting Kit possible and when purchasing Crossover using the links here you support us with out work with Porting Kit. Get it here…

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Metro Last Light Redux “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:
Metro: Last Light Redux is the definitive version of the critically acclaimed ‘Metro: Last Light’, rebuilt in the latest and greatest iteration of the 4A Engine for Next Gen. Newcomers will get the chance to experience one of the finest story-driven shooters of all time; an epic adventure combining gripping survival horror, exploration and tactical combat and stealth.

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Homefront back in Porting Kit

Great news! Back from the past and re-added to Porting Kit: Homefront! Yes, thats right, and I tested it on my Macbook Pro 2019 with even the latest Big Sur 11.1.0 and it works great! Another cool thing is, that the game is at the moment just 97 cents = not even a euro on Kinguin!! So get the game cheap, install the Steam Port and login into the Steam and install and play the game! Happy gaming with this classic :)

We always recommend having besides Porting Kit also Crossover as alternative. Crossover is more advanced, supports DX11 and has phone support other features. Crossover makes Porting Kit possible and when purchasing Crossover using the links here you support us with out work with Porting Kit. Get it here…

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Homefront  “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:
A once proud America has fallen, her infrastructure shattered and military in disarray. Crippled by a devastating EMP strike, the USA is powerless to resist the ever expanding occupation of a savage, nuclear armed Greater Korean Republic. Abandoned by her former allies, the United States is a bleak landscape of walled towns and abandoned suburbs. This is a police state where high school stadiums have become detention centers, and shopping malls shelter armored attack vehicles. A once-free people are now prisoners… or collaborators… or revolutionaries.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…