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Monkey Island Special Edition for Mac

As promised earlier on the request for Monkey Island Special Edition for Mac! We already had Monkey Island 2 SE in Porting Kit, but now the first classic is added as well! The 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 Monkey Island Special Edition 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:
Relive the swashbuckling humorous misadventures of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood! Back by popular demand, The Secret of Monkey Island™: Special Edition faithfully re-imagines the internationally-acclaimed classic game (originally released in 1990) for original and new audiences alike. The development team at LucasArts is bringing the game into the modern era with an all new re-imagined contemporary art style, a re-mastered musical score, full voiceover, and an in-depth hint system to help players through the game’s side-splitting puzzles. Purists will also delight in the ability to seamlessly switch between the updated hand-drawn re-imagining and the original classic version.

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

The Curse of Monkey Island released for Mac

Released on Mac on GOG.com: Monkey Island 3 or called otherwise: Curse of Monkey Island!

I’ve sailed the seas from Trinidad to Tortuga and I’ve never seen anything like it! The engagement ring I gave Elaine has a terrible pirate curse on it. LeChuck is behind it, I’m sure. I should have known that nothing good could come out of that evil zombie’s treaures. And if that’s not bad enough, the clairvoyant I met in the mangrove swamp told me that if I am to break the curse and save Elaine, I will have to die!

Excerpted from “The Memoirs of Guybrush Threepwood: The Monkey Island Years”

  • Third in the legendary Monkey Island series of graphic adventures
  • Film quality animation, voice, sound and music – the undead come to life before your very eyes!
  • A barrel of gameplay – estimated 30-plus hours!
  • Two difficulty settings: regular and Mega-Monkey (now with more puzzley goodness)!
  • New and improved insults suitable for swordfights and other fun occasions!

Get this native mac game on GOG.com up here…

 

 

News about the Porting Kit Legacy version (Support OSX 10.6 and 10.7)

News about the Porting Kit Legacy version (Support OSX 10.6 and 10.7)

We thought about it already for a while, but now we come to a point we really have to make choices. The Porting Kit Legacy version is going to end (support for OSX 10.6 and 10.7) We know this may sound like a shocking decision to some of you, however this is the best for the Porting Kit future.

The number of Porting Kit Legacy users became around 0.9% of the total in the last three months. This is a very small number considering the tremendous amount of time to maintain it. Especially considering that we haven’t used resources introduced in macOS 10.7 and beyond in the main features to keep the Legacy support.

The last version of Porting Kit Legacy will still be available in the Porting Kit website. It will become the new stable version, and it should still be able to work. Although, it will not receive updates anymore.

The good news is, that with that change, we should be able to introduce to you some new cool features. That includes a new library, which combines Local and Server tabs in a single view. The new stuff is planned to happen in the coming weeks, so we keep you guys informed :)

Wrapper update Civcity Rome and Myst URU Chronicles!

Wrapper update Civcity Rome and Myst URU Chronicles!

We do wrapper updates al the time, but when there are some significant updates we try to post them on the blog as much we can. So here the update for Civcity Rome ! The game needs core fonts, but the Porting Kit somehow failed the fonts trick into the wrapper, which caused you not to see the fonts in-game. With the latest Porting Kit version this is solved! So update Porting Kit (using the top bar menu –> check for updates) to fix the issue.

Myst URU Complete Chronicles had an issue concerning launch probably cause in one of the installer updates of GOG.com. This is fixed to now and doesn’t need an Porting Kit update. Refresh the server tab and make sure the GOG.com setup file is in the download folder and install the game and play

Go the to Porting Kit page for Civcity here… and otherwise up here…

LEGO Indiana Jones for Mac

We already did LEGO Indiana Jones 2 for Mac in Porting Kit but now also the first Episode is added to porting Kit: LEGO Indiana Jones for Mac.  The 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 LEGO Indiana Jones for Mac 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:
Build, Battle and Brawl your way out of trouble! Play through all three classic Indiana Jones™ movies and relive your favorite Indy adventures in the tongue-in-cheek worlds of LEGO®

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

LEGO Indiana Jones 2 for Mac

Released last week on GOG.com and now already in Porting Kit: LEGO Indiana Jones 2 for Mac.  The 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 fromLEGO Indiana Jones 2 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:
LEGO® Indy is back in his biggest adventure yet. Battle through all four movies, including all-new levels from the original adventures and your favorite new moments from The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull… or in true LEGO® fashion, get creative and build your own levels to play with friends!

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

Contrast for Mac

Another cool Steam/Gamersgate game is added to Porting Kit: Contrast for Mac! This game is quite demanding and needs a medium/high end Mac to play. Game runs great see also the game port video tutorial below. This is the Steam version of the game. So on Gamersgate you will receive a steam key which you can activate in this windows Steam port. Enjoy!

Game Description:
CONTRAST is a puzzle/platform game where you can move between a fantastic 3D world and a mysterious shadowy universe in 2D in the blink of an eye. Delve into a dreamlike and surreal 1920s world, inspired by the performance art world of vaudeville and film noir, and cradled by a smooth and sultry jazz ambiance. 

Install is simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then in Porting Kit search the game on the library –> server tab and click install.
3. After installation of the game, “exit” the Steam installer.
4. Click “Play” to start the Windows Steam! Add the Contrast serial and download and Play! Have fun!

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

Top WordPress Trends for 2018

Top WordPress Trends for 2018
There is very little reason to waste time talking about the popularity the platform or its unique user-friendliness. These are facts that are well known. Instead, let us quickly get into the Top WordPress Trends for 2018.

#1 Trend: Virtual Reality
Virtual reality is a virus that has infected the entire world. From real money punt online casino to landscape workers, the entire world is in love with VR. Already WP supports 360° content. Augmented reality and VR will definitely form part of the SEO strategy for many big websites.

#2 Trend: Video
By the time that we celebrated the last days of 2017 Video was already a big aspect of web designs. Therefore, there is absolutely no reason to anticipate a change in 2018. Finally, video in the header position has caught on. The idea has been around for a long time. Another popular place to put the video in 2018 is in the background.

#3 Drag and Drop WP Themes
Drag and Drop WP themes seem to attract more and more attention. They were a huge trend last year and people seem to still be captivated by them. Being able to buy a theme and be able to customize it without any knowledge coding frees up a lot of time for the web developer. This time can be spent experimenting with ways to better optimize the site.

As usual, WordPress is already working on the next update release. Naturally, users can expect improvements in a lot of areas. It will be easier managing the website and there will be fixes to the bugs in the current version of WP. There are rumours that the WP 5.0 will totally revolutionise content management.

With eCommerce sites being the majority of WP sites it can be safely expected that there is going to be developed in that department. It is money after all that makes the WordPress ecosystem to survive and thrive.

Airline Tycoon 2 for Mac back in Porting Kit!

Back from away, Airline Tycoon 2  has been re-added again into Porting Kit. After restoring ties with Gamersgate we are bringing back and update more and more Gamersgate games. In this case also Airline Tycoon 2 . This is the Steam version of the game. So on Gamersgate you will receive a steam key which you can activate in this windows Steam port. Enjoy!

Game Description:
More than a decade after the best-selling Airline Tycoon comes the long awaited sequel to the legendary tongue-in-cheek economic simulation that puts players in the role of CEO of an international airline! Airline Tycoon 2  will challenge players to run a modern airline, design unique airplanes and grow a run-down carrier into a globally recognized company that passengers practically beg to fly.

Install is simple:
1. Get Porting Kit or Crossover if you don’t have it yet.
2. Then in Porting Kit search the game on the library –> server tab and click install.
3. After installation of the game, “exit” the Steam installer.
4. Click “Play” to start the Windows Steam! Add the Airline Tycoon 2 serial and download and Play! Have fun!

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

Heroes of Hammerwatch for Mac

Heroes of Hammerwatch for Mac is added to Porting Kit! This game awesome game has been released last week on GOG.com. 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 Heroes of Hammerwatch 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:
Heroes of Hammerwatch is a rogue-lite action-adventure game set in the same universe as Hammerwatch. Encounter endless hordes of enemies, traps, puzzles, secrets and lots of loot, as you battle your way through procedurally generated levels to reach the top of the Forsaken Spire.

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

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