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Serious Sam – 1st Encounter free for 48 hours + 1500+ deals with up to 91% discount!

Serious Sam - 1st Encounter free for 48 hours + 1500+ deals with up to 91% discount!

Great news! Serious Sam – 1st encounter is temporairly free (48 hours) on on GOG.com! And while you there anyways, if you have some games on your wishlist and want to buy those cheap, check out the discount for you games, because there is a good change that it has a high discount at the moment in the 1500+ deals sale which is going on at GOG.com.

When you grabbed the free Serious Sam – 1st encounter, use porting kit to install the game on your Mac and play this classic. Oh, and when you have an issue with one of the games in the database on Catalina OS 10.15.x, always let me know so I can take a look and fix the issue.

Go to the GOG.com page to check out the sale 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…

Tex Murphy – Under a Killing Moon for Mac OS 10.15.x Catalina+

Tex Murphy - Under a Killing Moon for Mac OS 10.15.x Catalina+

On Request! I am starting to port the Tex Murphy series for Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x+. This time I ported Tex Murphy – Under a Killing Moon. 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, 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 Tex Murphy – Under a Killing Moon “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:
Enter the Virtual World of Under a Killing Moon, where it is December 2042 and you as Tex Murphy, must stop the forces of evil before they destroy mankind and rob you of your next unemployment check. This thrilling and hilarious adventure will make you feel like you’ve actually walked through the screen and become the main character in a rich, intriguing mystery movie.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

New Porting Kit 3.x install and usage video tutorial + Sneakpeak Porting Kit 4.0!

Here a new video tutorial with the old Paulthetall.com in and outro about how to install games (GOG.com and Steam) in Porting Kit with Porting Kit 3.x. It also gives a sneakpeak of Porting Kit 4.0 which is coming very soon as Beta. Porting Kit 4.0 does not need SIP disabled and is notorised and signed, so Catalina security ready :). Besides that Porting Kit 4.0 will be more stable and will have way more possibilities.

This video tutorial has been especially created because of the recent extra step of selecting the setup file which is recently required to prevent bugs of Catalina security. Enjoy the tutorial!

Porting Kit website…
Porting Kit help page….

Tales of Monkey Island for Mac

Tales of Monkey Island for Mac

We have already all Monkey Island games in Porting Kit (except for Monkey Island 3 – Curse of Monkey Island because that one is native for Mac, also for Catalina). Now to make the whole Monkey Island Series complete we added now the GOG.com version of Tales of Monkey Island to Porting Kit!  The game works great on Catalina 10.15.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 Tales of Monkey Island “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:
Who can Guybrush trust? Where can he turn? Everything you think you know will be challenged as Tales of Monkey Island builds to its unexpected finale. Witness how one of the most cherished adventure gameworlds comes back to life in this modern point-and-click classic!

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Little Inferno for mac

Little Inferno for mac

Another nice game which was not compatible with Catalina 10.15.x but now is with Porting Kit: Little Inferno! I tested the game port and works great on Catalina :) SO if you own the game and it does not run for you on Catalina, then use this Port to play it on your Mac with Catalina 10.15.x+! Porting Kit makes it possible to play over 2000 Windows games on Mac and even on Catalina 10.15.x+.

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 Little Inferno “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:
Congratulations on your new Little Inferno Entertainment Fireplace! Throw your toys into your fire, and play with them as they burn. Stay warm in there. It’s getting cold outside! Burn flaming logs, screaming robots, credit cards, batteries, exploding fish, unstable nuclear devices, and tiny galaxies. An adventure that takes place almost entirely in front of a fireplace – about looking up up up out of the chimney, and the cold world just on the other side of the wall.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Broken Sword DC for Mac

Broken Sword DC for Mac

As you may know the Broken Sword 2 port was added recently to Porting Kit because the Native Mac game didn’t work on Catalina anymore. So now I added the first Broken Sword – Directors Cut to Porting Kit as well!  Yes, Broken Sword DC runs great, even on Catalina :). So if you love the Broken Sword Series, then this classic can’t be missed.

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 Broken Sword – Directors Cut “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:
Uncover the identity of a jester assassin. Unlock the legend of the Knights Templar. Unravel a plot as twisted as the catacombs you’re about to prowl. As George Stobbart, an American in Paris, you find it odd when an accordion-playing clown darts out of a cafe clutching a briefcase. Moments later, you’re sent flying, violently thrown through the air by the force of a massive explosion, right into a sinister, global intrigue. The coveted contents of that briefcase? A fiercely guarded manuscript penned by a clandestine medieval order – the Knights Templar. Reveal the truth behind a secret conspiracy and save the world from the Templars’ evil plan.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Grand RPG sale on GOG.com with up to 90% discount.

Grand RPG sale on GOG.com with up to 90% discount.

With over a 180 with up to 90% discounted RPG games on sale, GOG.com makes it another tempting weekend to get your wishlisted games :) I will name a couple of popular and high discounted ones starting with some native Mac games:

Like Baldur’s Gate Enhanced and Baldur’s Gate 2 Enhanced with 50% off. Then with the same discount we have Icewind Dale Enhanced (-50%), Devinity: Original Sin 2 and Tyrany: Gold Edition. Then to the more higher discount of 60% Pathfinder: Kingmaker Explorer and Pilars of Eternity and with  66% we have the Bards Tale IV! Then with even 75% some great classics as: Never Winternights Enhanced Edition and Torment Tides of Numenera and Wastlands 2! Those are just a few of many great classics with much discount.

Lets go to the games for which I have a port available in the Porting Kit database. I only name a few, if you doubt if I have a port for it in the database then search the Porting Kit database manual for the game. Lets start with of the least discounts of 49% off: The Temple of Elemental Evil! Then with 65% off Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 2!  Then getting more serious with 75% of Dragon Age – Origins and the recent ported Shadow Run games: Shadow Run – Dragonfall and Shadow Run – Returns! Then finally in this promo post I present Ys 1 + 2 (-70%) and YS Origin with a very nice 75% off. Enjoy the sale!

Go to the Promo page with all the sales up here…

Portingkit update 3.0.42 and fix engines download Mojave and below.

Portingkit update 3.0.42 and fix engines download Mojave and below.

Original Wineskin Website down:
Porting Kit 3.0 got an update fixing a few things. It seems that the original Wineskin website is offline for a while which caused problems in Porting Kit downloading Wine Engines for Mac OSX Mojave and below. So if you had earlier a message “This engine is not available” then this problem has now been resolved with the latest version of Porting kit.

New Portingkit update enforced:
So make sure you update to the latest version. Porting Kit has enforced the update to Porting Kit, but check the version in “About porting Kit” that the version is 3.0.42. We are not sure how long the issue was present, but it might be over a month. So if you read this and you had this issue the past weeks, then please retry installing your game, because the prblem has now been resolved.

Porting Kit Legacy retires:
Porting Kit legacy has been there for a long time, but has been harder and harder to maintain and prevents further development for Catalina and up. Also because the usage of the app dropped wide under the 1 percent, so there are just very few people using it anyway. The Porting Kit Legacy app can still be downloaded, but will not be supported anymore. Also the big download link for Porting Kit legacy is gone, but is still available.

Porting kit 4.0 development is making process:
Progress of Porting Kit 4.0 (Works SIP enabled) is under heavy development and the basics are almost in place which means in not too long there will be a beta available which is especially interesting for Mac OS Catalina users :)

Check the new download page of Porting Kit up here…

Weekly Sale: INDIE GEMS UP TO 90% OFF

Weekly Sale: INDIE GEMS UP TO 90% OFF

GOG.com started today there Weekly sale with up to 90% discount of especially native Mac games and some Windows games for we have ports available in Porting Kit. We will name couple of the Natave Mac games and end with a few Windows games for we have ports in the database. Shall we?

Lets begin with a very popular one like Disco Alysium with a nice discount of -25%. But yes you are right, let’s talk big discounts like 75% to 90%! Alright there we go: Steamworld Dig with (75% off) and good old Bastion or Pinstripe (-80%). Now let’s go to even higher discounts like to popular State of Mind with 85% discount, and with the final blow of 90% off: The Deponia series: Deponia, Deponia 2 and Deponia 3 and Deponia 4!

Yes, namely Mac native Mac games this week promo, but hold on, we still have 2 Windows games for we have a Port available in Porting Kit: Torchlight with 70% off and Forager with a reasonable 33% discount!  Both of the games are testing and working in Catalina OS 10.15.x as well. For those 2 counts that you need to download the “offline backup setup file(s)” from your GOG.com game library into your download folder and use portingkit to install them so you can play them on your Mac. Oh and yes…still SIP disabled for now. Enjoy!

Check out the whole sale up here…