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Imperialism fixed for M1 Apple Silicon.

A quick heads up for Imperialism which is now compatible with M1 Apple Silicon Macs. I got an email about a resolution bug which appeared on M1 Apple Silicon chip Macs, so I updated the engine which fixed the issue. Enjoy!

Fixed:
– Apple Silicon compatible.

If you own the game on GOG.com, then download the “Offline backup setup file and search the game in the porting kit library database and click install.

Don’t you have Porting Kit yet? Download it quickly from the Porting Kit website here…

Performance boost for Skyrim SE, Witcher 3 – Wild Hunt and Fallout 4 ports!

We added a performance boost ((Almost) no lag at all anymore) in a few (non multiplayer) DXVK games: Skyrim SE, Witcher 3 – Wild Hunt and Fallout 4 (last one not tested). The reason why not on multiplayer games, is that you might be banned because of the “async” which is used for it. Test results are quite impressive (although in the video below not always visible because of the video capture). I tested Witcher 3 and I experienced in a quick test no lag at all on my M1 Apple Silicon Macbook Air and Intel Macbook Pro with AMD Radeon GFX card!! Then I tested Skyrim SE, with similar results on medium settings.

These boosts seems to work for AMD Radeon Macs and Apple Silicon. If you have intel Iris, then this update might bring glitches and might not be that interesting.

If you have AMD Radeon or Apple silicon, its really worth it to delete your old port and reinstall it :) Have fun with the amateurish video testing below :P

More M1 Apple Silicon Port fixes!

We have 5 more fixed games for Apple Silicon :) I fixed it and tested them on my “low-end ” M1 Apple Silicon Macbook air, and they works just fine here. MOst of the fixes were most of the time start up fixes (wouldn’t launch with the old engines) so one of the latest ones made it work again for M1 Apple silicon.

Fixed Ports:
Railroad Tycoon 2
Age of Wonders 2 
Age of Wonders Shadow Magic
Populous 3 
Railroad Tycoon 3 

Tested games on M1 Apple Silicon which already worked:
Settlers IV (Runs fine)
Settlers 2 10th Anniversary (Runs fine)
Sid Meiers Railroads (runs fine)

Enjoy the games!

Steam Community :: Railroad Tycoon 2: Platinum

Multiple game Port fixes for Apple Silicon!

Past few days I have working hard with lots of testing game ports on my “new” (used) Apple Silicon Macbook Air! So besides testing if games work on Apple Silicon I also fixed some ports. If you own the games already, then install the game simply using the Porting Kit by searching it in the porting Kit database.

There surfaced a kinda bug which seems to happen for the Apple Silicon Macbook Pro and Apple Silicon iMac, where certain old games like Commandos Behind Enemy Lines, Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds, Pharaoh, Caesar 3 and more are not working. There is however a workaround, by connecting an external monitor/screen to that Mac and then it works on there somehow. We hope this gets fixed for those systems by or a Wine engine update or rosetta Mac OS update.

These were the games which were updated and now work for Apple Silicon as well:

Commandos Beyond the Call of Duty
Grand Theft Auto 2
Krush Kill & Destroy
Monkey Island SE 2

Enjoy the games on you Apple Silicon Macs!

Port Update Metal Gear Solid (M1 Apple Silicon Compatible)!

Fixed another classic game for M1 Apple Silicon Macs: Metal Gear Solid! The game suffered from a resolution issue that the game display only was shown in the corner (no full screen). This has been fixed now. It’s now also tested on my new M1 Apple Silicon Macbook air and it works great :).

When you experience issues with games in the database with your Apple M1 Apple Silicon chip mac, please let us know using the Porting Kit “help” form or the “report a problem” option (more –> report a problem) in the port.

Changes: 
– Fix fullscreen display/resolution issue

Go to the game port page up here…

Commandos 2 port update, Apple Silicon Compatible now!

As you already know I manually update ports where I hear that there are issues with a specific port with the Apple Silicon chip. In this case there was one with Commandos 2 (now 50% off), which has been addressed and now works. With the old engine in combination with the Apple Silicon Macs, the game would give a black screen. Now this is fixed, Apple Silicon Macs can now fully enjoy the game as well.

When you experience issues with games in the database with your Apple M1 Apple Silicon chip mac, please let us know using the Porting Kit “help” form or the “report a problem” option (more –> report a problem) in the port.

Changes: 
– Fix for black screen M1 Apple Silicon Macs

Go to the game port page up here…

Might & Magic IX wrapper update –> Apple Silicon compatible

Quick heads up. We made an update for the port Might and Magic IX. 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…

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…

Wrapper update Supreme Commander Forged Alliance (Apple Silicon Compatible)

Quick heads up. We made an update for the port  Supreme Commander – Forged Alliance. 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…

Total Annihilation – Commander Pack updated and compatible now with M1 Apple Silicon.

Another game tested and updated for the M1 Apple Silicon: Total Annihilation – Commander Pack! The update to the latest CX21.1.0 engine fixed the game for M1 Apple Silicon Macs. Tested the games for about 10 minutes of gameplay without issues comparing with the intel chipset Macs.

For Apple M1 Apple Silicon it might require the latest Mac OS version of Monterey 12.1! So if it doesn’t work and you or on Big Sur, then upgrade to the latest Mac OS version Monterey!

What began as a conflict over the transfer of consciousness from flesh to machine has escalated into a war that has decimated a million worlds. The Core and the Arm have all but exhausted the resources of the entire galaxy in their struggle for domination. Choose your side, build an army, and crush your enemies on huge, three-dimensional battlefields. And remember, there is no such thing as “too many guns”!

Updates:
– Compatible with M1 Apple Silicon now

Porting Kit game pages are here…