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Age of Empires 3 Definitive Edition for Mac

Yes Yes Yes! Now we are busy with the big titles, here another one… Age of Empires 3 – Definitive Edition for Mac. We have added the second DXVK supported game in history of Porting Kit and many more will follow from now on. Now the way is open to Directx10/11 games, a new era of goodness has been began! I tested  Age of Empires 3 – Definitive Edition also on Apple Silicon and there it works as well. The video below is also made from my Silicon M1 Mac Mini with 16GB. Check out the video tutorial and start the fun!

Notes:
1. The game works only in Porting Kit 4 and not in Porting Kit 3. So if you have Porting Kit 3, then download Porting Kit 4 from the Porting Kit download page…
2. The AOE 3 Definitive edition is technical high demanding, 8GB Memory and 2GB vram, so it will not work with low-end Intel Iris or Intel HD. So High end Intel Macs and Silicon Macs only!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions Steam games:
1. Get the cheap steam serial of Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition here from Kinguin
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. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
7. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Login into the Windows Steam and activate the serial and download and play!!

Game description:
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition completes the celebration of one of the most beloved real-time strategy franchises in definitive form with enhanced features and modernized gameplay. Command mighty civilizations from across Europe and the Americas or jump to the battlefields of Asia in stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics and with a fully remastered soundtrack. Now featuring two new game modes: Historical Battles and The Art of War Challenge Missions, including all previously released expansions and all 14 civilizations, plus two brand new civilizations ? the Swedes and Inca.

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Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition for Mac

Yes! After countless requests, its here… Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition for Mac. We have added the first DXVK supported game in history of Porting Kit and many more will follow from now on. Now the way is open to Directx10/11 games, a new era of goodness has been began! I tested  Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition even on Silicon Mac and works gorgeous. The video below is also made from my Silicon M1 Mac Mini with 16GB. Check out the video tutorial and start the fun! Played also a multiplayer game without issues and I even won :D.

Note: The game works only in Porting Kit 4 and not in Porting Kit 3. So if you have Porting Kit 3, then download Porting Kit 4 from the Porting Kit download page…

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions Steam games:
1. Get the cheap steam serial of Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition here from Kinguin
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. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
7. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Login into the Windows Steam and activate the serial and download and play!!

Game description:
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular strategy games ever with stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics, a new and fully remastered soundtrack, and brand-new content, “The Last Khans” with 3 new campaigns and 4 new civilizations. Explore all the original campaigns like never before as well as the best-selling expansions, spanning over 200 hours of gameplay and 1,000 years of human history. Head online to challenge other players with 35 different civilizations in your quest for world domination throughout the ages.

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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…

Among us for Mac

On request! Among us has ported to Mac using Porting Kit. I made a Steam wrapper for this game while its a Steam game. I tested the game for a while (multiple games) on Big sur 10.16/11.0 with no issues. On mojave I had one server drop, which throwed me back to the game menu. I made a video tutorial for the game below :) Enjoy this game on Steam!

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.

Steam install instructions:
Get Porting Kit if you don’t have it yet. Move it to your Apps folder.
– Open it. Click on the library tab. Search the game in the database on the right seach box.
– After clicking “INSTALL NOW”, Porting Kit will install the Windows Steam client automatically on your Mac.
– After the port installation, you launch the port, login with your account,
– Add the game serial (when not owned already) into your Steam game client account, download the game and play!

Game Description:
Play with 4-10 player online or via local WiFi as you attempt to prepare your spaceship for departure, but beware as one or more random players among the Crew are Impostors bent on killing everyone!

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Age of Mythology issue fixed regarding older OSX versions!

You may remember it was mentioned in the Port description that Age of Empires Mythology HD was for Mojave and Catalina and did not work on older versions of Mac OS. Well that issue should have been resolved now :) So if you own the game in Steam, then install the Steam wrapper in Porting Kit and login, dowload and play!

Changes:
– Compatible now with Mac OS 10.11.x-10.16.x

Check out the game page up here…

Rome Total War back in Porting Kit!

Rome Total War back in Porting Kit!

It seems that the game already didn’t work for a while for Mac users, but now I am already on adding ports of Native games which dropped support for Mac, I added Rome Total War (yeah the first one) with their expansions to Porting Kit. I tested the main game which works pretty good. It probably have some small bugs like In a battle with the camera not panning the whole map but only partly from where you are positioned. Still not really big problem but a bug. On the campaign map it just runs flawless.

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.

Supreme Commander 2 Catalina ready added to Porting Kit

Supreme Commander 2 Catalina ready added to Porting Kit

We already have Supreme Commander and Supreme Commander Forged Alliance added to Porting Kit, but now Supreme Commander 2 dropped support for Catalina 10.15.x, we added it back to Porting Kit so you can still play it in Catalina 10.15.x :) Game works great! so if you love strategy games and the Supreme Commander series, then that one I can recommend.

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.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 1 + 2 + 3 added to Porting Kit!

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 1 + 2 + 3 added to Porting Kit!

Amazing news! You loved the Call of Duty Modern Warfare games as well and cannot play them on Catalina anymore? Well there is hope :) In porting Kit you can still play them on Catalina OS 10.15,x and above (and below)! And besides that they are working very well as well in Porting Kit :) The Steam ports can be found in Porting Kit, or go to the Porting Kit pages here… and here… and here… especially with Modern Warfare 3 I spent some time with testing (quite a gripping game :D).

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.

Tombraider (2013) port added to Porting Kit!

Tombraider (2013) port added to Porting Kit!

As mentioned in the blog-post before we are working hard to bring as much great games which dropped support for OS 10.15.x Catalina to Porting Kit as possible so they can still be played on Mac on your Catalina OS 10.5.x Mac. Today we are proud to announce a post of the famous Tombraider (2013) port which has been added to Porting Kit :) I tested the game on my Macbook pro 2019 and works very well. IF you have a medium-end Mac, I advise to lower the in-game video settings to the ones best suitable in your gaming experience.

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.

Torchlight and Torchlight 2 ports added to Porting Kit!

Torchlight and Torchlight 2 ports added to Porting Kit!

Yes, that’s correct. While loads of companies have dropped support for Catalina 10.15.x, we are trying making sure you can still play the games where you paid for in the past! That’s right, I have in past days done quite some hard work of reviving ports of native games which stopped working in Catalina 10.15.x. This is the first post, and quite some more are following very shortly and the list is growing of great games! But today it’s Torchlight and Torchlight 2!

I added for Torchlight 2 both Steam and GOG.com source and for Torchlight only the GOG.com version while I only own the GOG.com version of that one, but Torchlight should however also work in the same Steam wrapper as Torchlight 2. So no worries about that :)

Enjoy and we are working hard to bring as much great games to Catalina as we can.

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.