Archive for the Free Category

Absolute Drift free on GOG.com for 2 days!

As you may know, GOG is busy with it’s summer sale! 3400+ games up to 90% off! Lots of native Mac games and Windows games for we have a over 1250 in our Porting Kit game database! GOG.com had already 2 games freely given a way for an amount of time and today we have the native Mac game Absolute Drift free on GOG! So no Portingkit is required in this case for this game.

Game Description:
Drifting: the Art Of Sliding Sideways.This is a driving experience like no other. Journey from apprentice to master drifter as you hone your skill in a gorgeous minimalist world. Push yourself to the limit on drifting tracks and wild mountain roads while you work to unlock trophies and elite events. Compete against ghosts of the top players in the world, or refine your skills by out-scoring your own ghost.

Get the free native Mac game (coming 2 days) free up here…

Doomsdark Revenge for Mac OS Catalina and up (and below).

This time a free game has been added to the Porting Kit database: Doomsdark Revenge! The game is free on GOG.com, so create an account there if you haven’t already and download the offline backup setup installer from your game library to install in Porting kit when you are on Catalina 10.15.x. The developers dropped support on for Catalina, so we filled the gap. Enjoy the game!

We are always trying to bring as much games to the Mac and on the latest Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x and above. If you want to have a sneak peak of the latest games added to Porting Kit check the ratings tab in Porting Kit and check the “latest” column. or on the porting.com website and check “sort –> latest” to see the latest added or updated ports.

 

For Catalina users: Make sure SIP is disabled and that the Porting Kit app is located in your Apps/Application folder. If you want SIP to be enabled, I strongly recommend Crossover for now for the time being.

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

For more info go to the porting Kit game page up here…

Total Annihilation – Commander Pack FREE for 24 more hours and added to Porting Kit.

Great news!  Total Annihilation – Commander Pack was free for 48 hours from which now 24 hours are left, so grab the game freely as soon as possible. Then if you you can use Porting kit to install and play the game. Use the Windows “Offline backup setup file”  installer to install the port. The game works great but the resolution should be set to 1024×768 for best visual gameplay. So change the resolution in the “options” –> “visuals”.

We are always trying to bring as much games to the Mac and on the latest Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x and above. If you want to have a sneak peak of the latest games added to Porting Kit check the ratings tab in Porting Kit and check the “latest” column. or on the porting.com website and check “sort –> latest” to see the latest added or updated ports.

For Catalina users: Make sure SIP is disabled and that the Porting Kit app is located in your Apps/Application folder. If you want SIP to be enabled, I strongly recommend Crossover for now for the time being.

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

For more info go to the porting Kit game page up here…

Back to the Future III + IV + V fan games added to Porting Kit.

It’s been a busy period. Although there has been done quite some wrapper updates silently in the background. Now I can also announce 3 new free games which has been added to Porting Kit. The games are the fan games: Back to the Future III, IV, and V. These monkey island style games are the work of Daniele Spadoni, which has a fan page blog up here…

All 3 games are free direct downloads, which means that there is no installer download required, Porting Kit will do the full download and installation for you. Simply click install and Porting Kit will do the rest.

Game pages on Porting Kit:
Back to the Future III
Back to the Future IV
Back to the Future V

Check out the video I created for this trilogy up below. Have fun!

UNREAL 20th Anniversary: Unreal Gold free for 48 Hours!

Great news on GOG.com! It’s been 20 years since we crash-landed on a planet full of ugly aliens, snazzy guns, and conveniently places power-ups. Today we’re going back for a nostalgic trip FREE of charge! You can then download the setup file and install it into Portingkit on the server tab of the Porting Kit app.

Together with Epic Games, we are celebrating this anniversary with a 48h giveaway of Unreal Gold, the hallmark FPS that expanded the shooter genre with open areas, sweet weapon upgrades and, well, unreal lighting effects. Grab it for FREE through our front page banner until May 24, 5pm UTC. Remember to redeem your code before June 7th, 10pm UTC.

Then make sure to grab the rest of the Unreal series at 80% off until May 29, 5pm UTC.

BlueMSX (MSX Emulator) for Mac

Yep, it is time to also add Applications to Porting Kit. BlueMSX is the first one of a long row :) Blue MSX is simply the best and most complete emulator for MSX and it took a while to get it finally working properly and the show stopper is now addressed by a workaround having the BlueMSX Application full screen when starting a game/program. It is also mentioned in bold in the application description and video (yep, made a new video after some silence in creating videos). So we are still deciding if for apps there will be a separate tab, but for now we put it between the normal games.

App Description:
The blueMSX MSX emulator is approaching its third anniversary and in this short time it has established itself as the most advanced and feature rich MSX emulator. It supports most common machines and a wide variety of extension hardware. A feature rich debugger is also included in the emulator. During the last two years, the MSX emulation has been extended and support for other systems have been added. blueMSX is now also an SVI emulator, and supports the ColecoVision and Sega SG-1000, SC-3000, SF-7000 consoles.

Get this amazing MSX app up here…