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Beyond Divinity for Mac

Someone from the Porting Kit forum noted that the game Beyond Divinity is working out of the box for Intel Based Macs (on M1 apple Silicon it’s quite slow and not ready for the full experience. Hope the new CX22 soon will improve that). Played it on my AMD Radeon Macbook pro, and it works just great :) Enjoy!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Beyond Divinity “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:
You were a disciple of the Divine, a servant of light on a never-ending crusade to fight evil. But fate has made a terrible turn on you. During an epic battle with a powerful necromancer, dreadful daemon named Samuel tricked you and dragged you to his dimension. There you were trapped and tortured. But like every typical daemon lord, he had a very twisted, sadistic sense of humour, so he decided to chain your soul to that of a Deathknight. Thus he cursed you to spend the rest of eternity bound to a creature you were fighting all you life. Now you must work together to escape your prison and find a way to break this curse!

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Heros Hour for Mac

Another Port has been added to Porting Kit. A new game from Goblinz Studio: Heros Hour for Mac. While exploring the overworld and developing your town and army are both turn-based, giving you time to think and plan out your next moves, in battles your units will do the best to fight for themselves in real time – all hundreds of them. Cast spells and give attack orders to swing the tide of battle – or just sit back and watch as your might unfolds. I tested the game on my M1 Apple Silicon Macbook Air without issues so far.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Heros Hour “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:
All is definitely not well in the world of Arkose. The islands are falling into chaos caused by ‘shadow madness’, a plague of unknown origin and dire consequence! Who can possibly help before it’s too late? The disease has no known cure and has no warning symptoms, making the result particularly fearsome. It turns its victims into hideous creatures that bare no resemblance to their former selves. You are the only chance that Arkose has.

Go to the game page of the game on Porting Kit up here…

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Shadow Madness for Mac

New Port has been added to Porting Kit: another golden oldie: Shadow Madness for Mac. With intricate battle scenarios involving magic, 6 heroes to choose from and many hours of engrossing gameplay, you can’t help but want to fight. Shadow Madness is a race against time and the deadliest enemy of all, the enemy.  I tested the game on my M1 Apple Silicon Macbook Air without issues so far. It plays the best (in my opinion) with full screen + “stretch” (and no “artwork”). Enjoy this classic!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Shadow Madness “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:
All is definitely not well in the world of Arkose. The islands are falling into chaos caused by ‘shadow madness’, a plague of unknown origin and dire consequence! Who can possibly help before it’s too late? The disease has no known cure and has no warning symptoms, making the result particularly fearsome. It turns its victims into hideous creatures that bare no resemblance to their former selves. You are the only chance that Arkose has.

Go to the game page of the game on Porting Kit 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.

Lords of Magic wrapper update Apple Silicon Compatible!

Past week I dis some wrapper updates for some games fixing things and also making some more ports M1 Apple Silicon compatible. Of course, many games are already Apple Silicon compatible, but also a bunch of ports aren’t and needs to be updated. So the besides Supreme commander Forged Alliance I also  made an update for the port Lords of Magic. The game crashed at startup for M1 Apple Silicon, but it’s fixed in the latest CX21.1.0 engine. So we made this manual update for the game. Enjoy

Changes:
M1 Apple Silicon compatible

Porting Kit game pages are here…

YS IX Monstrum Nox for Mac

We are happy to announce another YS title added to Porting Kit: YS IX – Monstrum Nox! Play as any of the six notorious Monstrum, each with their own unique Gifts that grant abilities such as scaling sheer walls or detecting hidden objects to protect the city from shadowy creatures. I tested the game on my Intel Macbook Pro 2019, and it runs very nicely. So, a nice one! One note though: don’t change the GFX settings (only resolution and make it fullscreen) to avoid glitches.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the YS IX – Monstrum Nox “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:
Renowned adventurer Adol “the Red” Christin and his companion Dogi arrive at Balduq, a city annexed by the Romun Empire, only for Adol to be detained before setting foot inside. While imprisoned, he meets a mysterious woman named Aprilis who turns him into a Monstrum, a being with supernatural Gifts and the power to exorcise monsters. Now, Adol must ally with his fellow Monstrum to fend off the fearsome threats emerging from a shadowy dimension called the Grimwald Nox, as well as unravel the mysteries of the Monstrum curse, and the truth behind the unrest within Balduq.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

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Ocean’s Heart for Mac

Another Adventure/explorer RPG game port has been added to Porting Kit. Ocean’s Heart for Mac! Explore a detailed and beautiful world, brimming with secrets hidden in misty forests, isolated mountain peaks, or saltwater marshes. Every area is filled with unique and meaningful sidequests, ancient mysteries, and dangers. Game works great on my Macbook Pro 2019!

Basic Porting Kit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the GOG.com Ocean’s Heart 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:
Ocean’s Heart is an action RPG featuring detailed pixel art with a heavy focus on exploration. In a lively world teeming with secrets and mysteries, Tilia sets out in search of her missing father. Follow the trail through the ruins of a flooded kingdom, shape the future of the current world, or keep your head down and focus on your own mission in this epic retro-inspired adventure!

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

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Runestone Keeper for Mac

If you love Dungeon RPG, then Runestone Keeper for Mac might be something for you. This port works awesome, so grab your rucksack, sharpen those dusty swords, step into the dark chamber and fight for glory!! I tested the game on my 2019 Macbook pro and it works great so far :) The game launches windowed, but you can make it full screen and change resolution in the game-settings. Have fun!

Basic Porting Kit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the GOG.com Runestone Keeper 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:
Runestone Keeper is a challenging roguelike to roguelite dungeon crawler that blends classic role playing elements and turn-based combat strategy. Dive into the dungeon roguelite-ness and begin your very own epic adventure! Grab your rucksack, sharpen those dusty swords, step into the dark chamber and fight for glory!

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.

The Escapists 2 for Mac

If you love The Escapists which has been already released for Mac, then we have great news: The Escapist 2  has been added to Porting Kit so you can play it on your Mac as well! I tested the game on my 2019 Macbook pro and it works great so far in my tests in story mode :)

Basic Porting Kit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the GOG.com The Escapist 2 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:
Unite with up to 3 friends to create the ultimate escape crew and engineer the wildest escapes yet! Jump online or gather round on a couch to prepare for your sneaky adventures. By working together you’ll be able to create even more elaborate and daring plans.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

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Skyrim Special Edition for Mac

Great news!! We added the 64bit Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim Special Edition version to Porting Kit! Yes and how! With great performance (much better then the normal edition) so we strongly advise/urge to get this one to improve your game performance/enjoyment. Get it cheap on Kinguin and add the serial in the Windows Steam port and start the Happy gaming!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim Special Edition 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:
Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, Skyrim Special Edition brings the epic fantasy to life in stunning detail. The Special Edition includes the critically acclaimed game and add-ons with all-new features like remastered art and effects, volumetric god rays, dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and more. Skyrim Special Edition also brings the full power of mods to the PC and consoles. New quests, environments, characters, dialogue, armor, weapons and more – with Mods, there are no limits to what you can experience.

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Drakensang – The Dark Eye for Mac

Another awesome classic has been added to Porting Kit Drakensang – The Dark Eye! It has been requested as well, and now recently it was released on GOG.com I could take a look and port it to Mac. I tested it on Big Sur on my Macbook pro with AMD radeon GFX card, and works great :) Enjoy this one!

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. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
2. Download the Drakensang – The Dark Eye “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:
Drakensang is a third-person party-based RPG based on the pen & paper role-play rules of The Dark Eye. Drakensang is the first PC game for over 10 years to be based on Germany’s most successful and popular role-play system. Drakensang builds on the pen & paper rules as applied in version 4.0. The developers have optimized the rulebook specially for the PC realization in order to make the game more accessible. But the essential qualities and the depth of the original rules have not been compromised.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…