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2k Games up to 75% off weekend sale!

2k Games up to 75% off weekend sale!

This weekend we have an awesome weekend sale on GOG.com for 2k games! Why? Because 2k Games simply is producer of awesome games! None of them on GOG.com are native Mac, but fortunately I ported most of them :D

Which games you say? Lots of them! Games like: The Sid Meier's series! Sid Meier's Civilization III Complete, Sid Meier's Railroads, and Railroad Tycoon 2 and Railroad Tycoon 3! Or action games like: Freedom Force and Freedom Force - Third Reich. But there are more: Civcity Rome and Army Men 2 and Army Men - Toys in Space. If that is not enough the X-com games are ported as well: X-com UFO Defense, X-Com Terror from the Deep  and X-com Apocalypse!

Simply get the games on GOG.com cheap and download the setup files and install the games using Porting Kit and/or Crossover!

Check out the whole sale up here...

Weekend sale + Giveaway: From Wishlists, With Love + 90% off sale on GOG.com!

Weekend sale + Giveaway: From Wishlists, With Love + 90% off sale on GOG.com!

Paulthetall.com and Portingkit.com has an awesome contributor GOG.com. They most importantly contribute to the project by providing games for me to test, and using their affiliate program, they support me a bit financially as well! Because we have good ties, they have an awesome action/contest Paul The Tall – Giveaway: From Wishlists, With Love, where you can win 10 game keys for the game This War of Mine. The Contest last for 6 days!!

The only think you have to do is go to the Paulthetall.com contest page and do is to unlock the 3 entries to make a chance for the free This War of Mine game keys!

When you simply want to the promo page with almost 70 games up to 90% off, go here... 

Worms Armageddon GOG.com Source added to Porting Kit and Crossover!

Worms Armageddon GOG.com Source added to Porting Kit and Crossover!

Here a quick heads up! I added the GOG.com version of  Worms Armageddon as well. I couldn't fix the fullscreen bug yet, but the game works great in virtual desktop mode (1024x768 resolution). A most have game for the Worms fans :)

Changes:
- Added GOG.com source
- Added in Crossover (Cross-tie)

If you don't own the GOG.com version yet, get it here...

Crossover 16 Released!

Crossover 16 Released!

Finally its here: Crossover 16! And it's great! It is merged with the latest Wine version 2.o, and has tons of fixes and new features like 64bit engine support! 64 bit games are possible to play now and games like Port Royal will work even better then in Porting Kit! So if you own Crossover already, then update now!

Find the changes below:

16.0.0 CrossOver - December 13, 2016

  • Application Support:
    • CrossOver now supports Microsoft Office 2013!
    • Microsoft Office 2013 can be activated with either an Office 365 subscription or a product key.
  • Core Technology Improvements:
    • CrossOver 16 is based on Wine 2.0, with thousands of improvements to Windows compatibility across the board.
    • CrossOver now supports 64-bit Windows applications, with new bottle templates and 64-bit dependency management.

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GamesRepublic.com shuts it doors!

GamesRepublic.com shuts it doors!

Bad news...Digital PC game storefront Games Republic has announced that they will be shutting down. Unfortunately, it seems that Games Republic was not able to draw in the crowd it wished. According to an e-mail we received today from 11 Bit Studios, the decision to shut down Games Republic happened on December 8th:

On Thursday, December 8, it was decided by Games Republic management and 11 bit studios board to shut down GamesRepublic.com with the end of the year. Today we’ll be disabling the possibility to purchase games in our store. Users will be able log in to their accounts to download their games and activation codes till the end of January, and will be informed about this in a special message.
If you visit Games Republic’s storefront then all you will see is a message informing you that Games Republic is shutting down. You can no longer purchase games from their store. The message states that you will have until January 31st, 2017 to download your games before the service is taken offline entirely.

If you purchased any games from Game Republic and want to hang onto them, now would be the time to make some room and download them. I will replace the GamesRepublic links as well in Porting Kit coming months.

Shadow Tactics Blades Of The Shogun released for Mac

Shadow Tactics Blades Of The Shogun released for Mac

Japan – Edo Period; 1620. Five highly specialized assassins fight for the Shogun in his war against conspiracy and rebellion. Take control of this deadly team and sneak through the shadows between dozens of enemies. Choose your approach when infiltrating mighty castles, snowy mountain monasteries or hidden forest camps. Set up traps, poison your opponents or completely avoid contact. You decide, in Shadow Tactics Blades Of The Shogun!

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Man O’ War: Corsair released for Mac

Man O' War: Corsair released for Mac

Do you like the Mount & Blade series? Do you like Sid Meier´s Pirates!? Are you a Warhammer Fantasy Fan? If you answer is "yes" more than once, you should seriously consider this game. It´s still early acces though and a bit rough around the edges. Updates will make it only better.

A captain in Man O’ War: Corsair can sail the coast of a huge continent in the Warhammer world. Visiting over 50 ports from Erengrad to Sartosa, the sea is yours to explore. A heroic adventurer does not only have enemy ships to contend with. The deep and unexplored oceans hold terrifying creatures that few see and live to tell the tale. These deadly creatures emerging from the deep sea will chill blood and drop jaws in equal measure. The wise would attempt to flee but those brave enough to tackle such creatures will be famed throughout the world. Watch the trailer up here...

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Spellforce Platinum for Mac

Spellforce Platinum for Mac

Spellforce Platinum for Mac was already added to Porting Kit, but had no Cross-Tie yet for Crossover, so that one is added now as well!

In their greed for a long forgotten power, thirteen of the most eminent mages of all time have caused the world of EO to tumble into chaos and destruction. Enter this world beyond imagination in an epic adventure spanning time and continents. Indulge yourself in a world full of magic, battles and adventure, where the courage of one may decide the destiny of many. Lead your armies through spectacular battles and experience thrilling adventures.

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Dune 2000 Link fix and Uplay Porting Kit login fix!

Dune 2000 Link fix and Uplay Porting Kit login fix!

Here a quick heads up for first and finally the real Uplay login fix. It was already promised in the release of last Friday, but it didn't work then. Now we evaluated the bug and implanted the fix properly. So, trash the wrappers for the ones who had the login issue: Like Anno 2070 and many others... and reinstall it from the Porting Kit.

Secondly I updated the Dune 2000 Wrapper because the download link was broken. So the Dune 2000 fans can play this game in all its glory again :)

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Red Alert Wrapper update

Red Alert Wrapper update

I heard that Red Alert had some regular crashes, so I looked into it and was able to make it far more stable. Experienced no crashes yet at the moment (played 3 levels) for testing. Also it seemed that CNCnet had an update and needed an update for .net2.0 as well. Those two fixes combined made this update.

I also updated the Cross-tie for Crossover with automatic download and install of Red Alert. So that Crosstie will have exact same features as the Porting Kit has.

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