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GOG version of Mafia 2 added to Porting Kit!

For the ones owning Mafia 2 om GOG.com I have good news, I made a GOG.com source available for those people :) 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 Mafia 2 from GOG 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:
Mafia with a mature and compelling narrative that will immerse players like never before. From the mean streets of Little Italy and Chinatown to the dizzying heights of its glittering skyline, find out if you have what it takes to be somebody in the city of Empire Bay. Immerse yourself in a violent criminal underworld in an all-consuming quest to become a man of honor.

Go to the Porting Kit game page for more info up here…

Mafia 2 for Mac

Porting Kit 2.9.420 update released!

Porting Kit 2.9.420 update released!

Normally we only do updates of Porting Kit, but for this update I make an exception because it contains a fix for a major bug (user.reg override) which affected many game ports in Porting Kit. If you ran into an issue running a game-port in Porting Kit, then this bug might be the cause of it. In order to fix the problem for those games, you need to update porting Kit  to latest version (Porting Kit menu in upper bar –> “check for updates”, and after update reinstall the game.

Whats new in this update:
 Improved: Video card device ID detection
– Improved: Video card memory size can be detect automatically in case the computer has a single video card using OpenGL
– Improved: Video card memory size can be detect manually in some cases (Intel Iris, Intel HD, NVIDIA GeForce 320M and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M)
– Improved: Video card type detection for Intel GMA
– Improved: Google Analytics report in case no video card data can be detected
– Improved: Google Analytics report in case no video card memory size can be detected
– Added: Google Analytics use message
Fixed: user.reg override should work properly again

Enjoy the update!

15 days for mac

We did the Gamersgate version of 15 Days in the far past. But now the GOG.com version has been released I did a port for this one again and added it to Porting kit!  The game works great in Porting Kit and played about 15 minutes like it was a native Mac game :) Enjoy this adventure game of Nordic Games! Check out the trailer of the game below for some visuals.

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 15 Days for Mac from GOG 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:
A three-man activist group has set out to make the world a better place by stealing famous pieces of art in the world’s most renowned museums, selling them to private collectors, and donating the money to charity. Though hunted by police forces, the group manages to stage one successful coup after another – until one day a mysterious new client appears and the group finds itself in the middle of a political conspiracy..

Go to the Porting Kit game page for more info up here…

Battlefield Heroes for Mac

“Was Battlefield Heroes not discontinued?”. Yeps, it is, but there is breathed in new live by the fan (Rising Hub) community! Isn’t that great news?! I used to play Battlefield Heroes regularly myself in those days and I always found it a shame that the servers were taken down. Now you have the possibility again with all features unlocked! Please note you need to make a new account on the rising hub website and follow instructions and create a character there before you will be able to login. Below some gameplay on my mac (my son is playing).

Install is simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
3. When using Porting Kit in Porting Kit search the game  in the library –> server tab and click install.
4. After install (downloading a installer) , click play, which will launch up the launcher.
5. This will install the game which will take a while to complete. Meanwhile follow these instructions for creating an account.
6. After creating account login with your account in the launcher and start the fun!

Note! Because its a community server the server is sometimes down. In that case tray again later again.

Game description:
Battlefield Heroes was a 2009 third-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE initially and further developed by Easy Studios, published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows. “Battlefield Heroes was less demanding on computer specifications than the previous games of the series to increase the audience base. In addition, the game matched players of similar levels together for fairer play

Go to the Porting Kit game page for more info up here…

Monkey Island Special Edition for Mac

As promised earlier on the request for Monkey Island Special Edition for Mac! We already had Monkey Island 2 SE in Porting Kit, but now the first classic is added as well! The game works great in Porting Kit and played about 30 minutes like it was a native Mac game :) Enjoy this one! Check out the trailer of the game below for some visuals.

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 Monkey Island Special Edition from GOG 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:
Relive the swashbuckling humorous misadventures of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood! Back by popular demand, The Secret of Monkey Island™: Special Edition faithfully re-imagines the internationally-acclaimed classic game (originally released in 1990) for original and new audiences alike. The development team at LucasArts is bringing the game into the modern era with an all new re-imagined contemporary art style, a re-mastered musical score, full voiceover, and an in-depth hint system to help players through the game’s side-splitting puzzles. Purists will also delight in the ability to seamlessly switch between the updated hand-drawn re-imagining and the original classic version.

Go to the Porting Kit game page for more info up here…

News about the Porting Kit Legacy version (Support OSX 10.6 and 10.7)

News about the Porting Kit Legacy version (Support OSX 10.6 and 10.7)

We thought about it already for a while, but now we come to a point we really have to make choices. The Porting Kit Legacy version is going to end (support for OSX 10.6 and 10.7) We know this may sound like a shocking decision to some of you, however this is the best for the Porting Kit future.

The number of Porting Kit Legacy users became around 0.9% of the total in the last three months. This is a very small number considering the tremendous amount of time to maintain it. Especially considering that we haven’t used resources introduced in macOS 10.7 and beyond in the main features to keep the Legacy support.

The last version of Porting Kit Legacy will still be available in the Porting Kit website. It will become the new stable version, and it should still be able to work. Although, it will not receive updates anymore.

The good news is, that with that change, we should be able to introduce to you some new cool features. That includes a new library, which combines Local and Server tabs in a single view. The new stuff is planned to happen in the coming weeks, so we keep you guys informed :)

Wrapper update Civcity Rome and Myst URU Chronicles!

Wrapper update Civcity Rome and Myst URU Chronicles!

We do wrapper updates al the time, but when there are some significant updates we try to post them on the blog as much we can. So here the update for Civcity Rome ! The game needs core fonts, but the Porting Kit somehow failed the fonts trick into the wrapper, which caused you not to see the fonts in-game. With the latest Porting Kit version this is solved! So update Porting Kit (using the top bar menu –> check for updates) to fix the issue.

Myst URU Complete Chronicles had an issue concerning launch probably cause in one of the installer updates of GOG.com. This is fixed to now and doesn’t need an Porting Kit update. Refresh the server tab and make sure the GOG.com setup file is in the download folder and install the game and play

Go the to Porting Kit page for Civcity here… and otherwise up here…

LEGO Indiana Jones for Mac

We already did LEGO Indiana Jones 2 for Mac in Porting Kit but now also the first Episode is added to porting Kit: LEGO Indiana Jones for Mac.  The game works great in Porting Kit and played about 30 minutes like it was a native Mac game :) Enjoy this one! Check out the trailer of the game below for some visuals.

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 LEGO Indiana Jones for Mac from GOG 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:
Build, Battle and Brawl your way out of trouble! Play through all three classic Indiana Jones™ movies and relive your favorite Indy adventures in the tongue-in-cheek worlds of LEGO®

Go to the Porting Kit game page for more info up here…

LEGO Indiana Jones 2 for Mac

Released last week on GOG.com and now already in Porting Kit: LEGO Indiana Jones 2 for Mac.  The game works great in Porting Kit and played about 30 minutes like it was a native Mac game :) Enjoy this one! Check out the trailer of the game below for some visuals.

Install is simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then download the GOG.com setup file fromLEGO Indiana Jones 2 from GOG 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:
LEGO® Indy is back in his biggest adventure yet. Battle through all four movies, including all-new levels from the original adventures and your favorite new moments from The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull… or in true LEGO® fashion, get creative and build your own levels to play with friends!

Go to the Porting Kit game page for more info up here…

Airline Tycoon 2 for Mac back in Porting Kit!

Back from away, Airline Tycoon 2  has been re-added again into Porting Kit. After restoring ties with Gamersgate we are bringing back and update more and more Gamersgate games. In this case also Airline Tycoon 2 . This is the Steam version of the game. So on Gamersgate you will receive a steam key which you can activate in this windows Steam port. Enjoy!

Game Description:
More than a decade after the best-selling Airline Tycoon comes the long awaited sequel to the legendary tongue-in-cheek economic simulation that puts players in the role of CEO of an international airline! Airline Tycoon 2  will challenge players to run a modern airline, design unique airplanes and grow a run-down carrier into a globally recognized company that passengers practically beg to fly.

Install is simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then in Porting Kit search the game on the library –> server tab and click install.
3. After installation of the game, “exit” the Steam installer.
4. Click “Play” to start the Windows Steam! Add the Airline Tycoon 2 serial and download and Play! Have fun!

Go to the Porting Kit game page for more info up here…

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