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Divine Divinity for Mac added to Porting Kit!

Divine Divinity for Mac added to Porting Kit!

It was long on the wishlist, but now it has been taken care of: Divine Divinity for the Mac! A great RPG classic can now be played on Mac. The game works great on Catalina and Big Sur 10.16.x as well :) have fun!

Still For Catalina users (not long anymore): 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. Download Portingkit if you don’t have it already!
2. Download the Divine Divinity  “offline backup setup” file(s) into your (root) download folder.
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:
Divine Divinity is a role-playing game featuring a gameplay experience somewhere between Sacred and the Ultima series. You can choose from 3 typical character archetypes – Fighter, Mage and Survivor (Rogue-like class). Each one has a unique special skill. The rest of your character development its up to you imagination – you can even learn skills from other classes and make a very unique character build.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Eschalon book 2 for Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x+

Another classic has been added to Porting Kit! Eschalon book 2! The game works already on 10.14.x or lower, but not on Catalina. So that’s why I made this port available for Catalina users. If you own the game already and moved to Catalina 10.15.x, then you can use the port as well to play it (again).

Still For Catalina users (not long anymore): 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. Download Portingkit if you don’t have it already!
2. Download the Eschalon book 2 “offline backup setup” file(s) into your (root) download folder.
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 new chapter unfolds in the grand role playing saga! The time has come to return to the realm of Eschalon! A new menace threatens Mistfell and the northern provinces, and evidence of your mysterious past come to light which will make you question everything you know about yourself. Don’t miss this thrilling sequel to 2007’s award-winning Eschalon: Book I! With old-school feel, isometric graphics, large open-ended world, and classic cRPG gameplay mechanics this title was custom-tailored for the long-time role-playing fans!

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Dungeon Siege Collection (1, 2 + 3 and dlc’s) added to Porting Kit

Dungeon Siege Collection (1, 2 + 3 and dlc's) added to Porting Kit

Another awesome news! The past few days I have been busy with porting and testing the Dungeon Siege Collection for Mac :) And this morning I uploaded the final version of the collection, so now all 3 Dungeon Siege games in the collection are playable on Mac! I played all 3 games for a bit on my Macbook pro and works great, also on Catalina :) Have fun!

The collection has been available on GOG.com  and comntains the whole series (1, 2 + 3 and dlc’s) and if you love RPG really recommended.

Still For Catalina users (not long anymore): 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. Download Portingkit if you don’t have it already!
2. Download the Dungeon Siege Collection “offline backup setup” file(s) into your (root) download folder.
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:
Dungeon Siege combines the immersive elements of a role-playing game with over-the-top intensity and non-stop action. Dungeon Siege plunges you into a continuous 3D fantasy world where you face off against an army of evil that has been unleashed.

Go to the Porting Kit game pages here…, here… and here…

 

Zenith for Mac

Zenith for Mac

Zenith for Mac is an action RPG that combines that feel of the golden era RPG games with a generous dose of humour and parody. The game counts with a solid story which unfolds in a fantasy world populated by dozens of unorthodox characters. The game is added to Porting Kit and runs pretty well. The game is of course tested in Catalina OS 10.15.x and I played about 30 minutes without issues. Have fun!

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 Zenith “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…

Hexplore for Mac

I have ported this weekend 3 more games which are also of course tested in Catalina OS 10.15.x, lets start with Hexplore for Mac! Although the GOG.com game was also available for Linux, it was not for Mac. So with this game added into Porting Kit the game is now also playable for Mac! The game works just fine when I tested it on Catalina, so that’s good news for Mac OS Catalina users. Enjoy!

Game description:
Immerse yourself in a medieval world. A world where Garkham, Grand Master of the Black Magicians, has sworn to take possession of the Book of Hexplore. From this moment, the whole world is in great peril. For this manuscript will most certainly lead those who find it to the Garden of Eden, resting place of the Divine Power.

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 or use Crossover.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Download the Hexplore “offline backup setup” file into your (root) download folder.
4. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
5. Porting Kit 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!

Go to the Hexplore game page for more info up here…

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hexplore for mac

Space Robinson for Mac

Quite a new game, but now added to the Porting Kit Database: Space Robinson for Mac! Game runs great, even on low end-macs like my Macbook air. It’s fun, fast and retro-like. Quite a nice one to check out. Its always new! Every single level across 3 big locations is procedurally generated, so you will always find a new spot to die! Do you still think you will survive?! But wait! If you are tough enough to storm through a couple of levels, you might make it to an outpost where you can refuel and find hints on what has happened to the colonists.

Game description:
You are an ordinary engineer sent to Colony 21 located on a distant planet to perform maintenance works. You end up surviving a spaceship crash and make it to the abandoned Colony Base. While you are trying to find the answers, you understand that this place is not as friendly as it seems. You are just like a Robinson, trying to survive on a hostile planet lost in outer space.

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 Space Robinson 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!

Go to the Space Robinson game page for more info up here…

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Space Robinson for Mac

Diablo GOG.com source added to Porting Kit + Video Tutorial!

As you may have noticed past week, is that Diablo has been re-released on GOG.com in cooperation with Blizzard! So this means you can play the GOG.com version :) So I added the the GOG.com source version of the port in Porting Kit as quick as I could. Now it’s added I also make a video Tutorial of it. The game menu is with GOG.com version still glitchy, but as long the game itself works, then no worries right? :) Enjoy this one!

Install the GOG.com source using Porting Kit, or get the WSI2 file on the Portingkit.com site here…

Ember for Mac

You like RPG’s?! Well, good news, Ember for Mac is added to Porting Kit! This game has much of the look of a Diablo-alike, but it isn’t … quite. The game works great, although a Medium/High end Mac is advised for the best gameplay experience! Simply download the “Offline backup installer files” from your GOG.com library after purchase  into your download folder and start the install! Game works as native as you would play it on a Windows system. So where are you waiting for? :) Grab the game and relive 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 Ember 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:
A passion project 10 years in the making, Ember is a homage to classic role-playing games (RPG). Enter the world of Ember as a resurrected “Lightbringer” summoned to protect the dying Embers as the world is on the brink of collapse. Beginning in the Deep Barrows, traverse vast environments divided between above ground and underground realms – ranging from lush forests to dry deserts and dark abysses – to reach the City of Light. See how the story unfolds through encounters with strangers by making pivotal decisions about your own destiny.

  • Classic-style RPG with 30+ hours of epic adventure
  • Epic storytelling filled with fascinating characters, lore, adventure, and humor
  • Over 70 quests with diverse gameplay enabling players to choose their path
  • Engaging party-based real-time combat system with tactical pause
  • Over 65 combat skills for the player to use in customized battle party strategy
  • Encounter hundreds of NPCs with their own tales to tell
  • In-depth crafting system, from baking bread to forging magic weapons
  • A seamless world with over 20 handcrafted environments and dark dungeons that are fully interactive and feature movable objects, weather changes and day / night cycles
  • Adventure with different companions with their own backstory quests

Go to the Ember game page for more info up here…

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Nantucket for Mac

Nantucket for Mac is added to Porting Kit! This 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 Nantucket 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:
Chase after Moby Dick, and live through the Golden Age of American whaling in this seafaring strategy game. Set sail around the world, manage your ship and crew, and live Ishmael’s story, the sole survivor of the Pequod, a few years after the events narrated by Herman Melville in his masterpiece.

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

Conqueror AD 1086 for Mac

About 2 weeks ago Conqueror AD 1086 was released on GOG.com, So I ported the game to Mac in Porting Kit. This DOS game is a missing GEM with an unique game-play as like RPG classics as Mount and Blade. It’s a grand strategy with tactical battles, role-playing elements and a first person action game all in one! Game works as attended, only thing to remember is when launching the game, to click into the game window and press alt + Enter, to make the window “Full Screen”. Have fun with 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 files from Conqueror AD 1086 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:
Forge an empire! Command strength, skill and strategy in your valiant quest for the crown. You are in control of your destiny as you ascend to the throne of England in this richly detailed action-packed medieval adventure. Wage real-time battles, compete against rival knights in 3-D tournament events, and create castles and commerce in an epic pursuit of land, wealth and power. Your kingdom – and your place in history – await.

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

Conqueror AD 1086 for Mac