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Age of Empires 2 HD Wrapper update!

I received 2 emails about the game Age of Empires 2 HD, where it seems a recent update broke the game in Porting Kit (Thanks for letting me know) the game worked still fine in Crossover. I could reproduce the issue on my machine as well, so I updated the Wrapper and fixed the problem. Now everyone can enjoy this amazing game again! Make sure you trash the old wrapper and re-install the game using the Server tab database after refresh in Porting Kit. Have fun!

Changes:
- Fixed start-up issue of Age of Empires 2 HD in Steam.

If you never played the game before, go to game page up here...

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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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The Little Acre released for Mac

The Little Acre released for Mac

The Little Acre follows the story of Aidan and his daughter, Lily, set in 1950’s Ireland. After discovering clues as to the whereabouts of his missing father, Aidan begins investigating until he inadvertently finds himself transported to a strange new world. Ever the hero, Lily sets off after him, encountering her own perils along the way. Featuring full voice-acting and hand-drawn animation, The Little Acre for Mac is a memorable, lovingly crafted adventure game.

The Little Acre for Mac is developed by Pewter Games alongside Executive Producer Charles Cecil (Broken Sword, Beneath a Steel Sky).

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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.

Company of Heroes for Mac

Company of Heroes for Mac

Someone mentioned that she was looking for the port Company of Heroes for Mac in Porting Kit. I mentioned then that the game was already available for Mac. However, it seems that the game is out of the Mac Store and not available anymore on the Aspyr website as well. So I ported the game again and is available for Crossover and in Porting Kit. The game works great! Even on low-end Macs.

Delivering a visceral WWII gaming experience, Company of Heroes redefines real time strategy gaming by bringing the sacrifice of heroic soldiers, war-ravaged environments, and dynamic battlefields to life. Beginning with the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, players lead squads of Allied soldiers into battle against the German war machine through some of the most pivotal battles of WWII. Through a rich single player campaign, players experience the cinematic intensity and bravery of ordinary soldiers thrust into extraordinary events.

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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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Need for Speed Hot Pursuit for Mac

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit for Mac

Racing fans attention please! Need for Speed Hot Pursuit (Origin) has been added to Porting Kit! Because origin foes not work properly yet in Crossover, this game is at the moment only playable in Porting Kit. The game works nice on low-end macs as my Intel HD5000 Macbook Air, and great on Medium Mac's like my Intel Iris iMac and above! So fasten your seat-belts and have fun!

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit launches you into a new open-world landscape behind the wheel of the world's fastest and most beautiful cars. From Criterion, the award-winning studio behind the Burnout series, Hot Pursuit will redefine racing games for a whole new generation.
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Dark Reign + Expansion for Mac

Dark Reign + Expansion for Mac

Tonight a GOG.com strategy game called: Dark Reign + Expansion for Mac. This golden oldie port works great, and I tested on my Intel Iris as on my low-end Mac. So Dark Reign fans can play this epic gem on their Macs again! This game contains 2 shortcuts, one to the main game and one to the Expansion. Happy gaming!

A colossal war between the Imperium and Freedom Guard is annihilating your world. To save your civilization, you must enter the heart of an empire at war. Command over 35 units with specific orders and deploy suicide bombers, hostage takers, saboteurs and more. Use precisely calculated battlegrounds to your strategic advantage and play against a highly responsive and unpredictable AI that detects and adjusts intelligently to your tactics. Vanquish the military powers to alter the destiny of a galaxy. The pack contains Dark Reign: The Future of War and its expansion, Dark Reign:The Rise of the Shadowhand.

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Secret Files 2 – Puritas Cordis for Mac

Secret Files 2 - Puritas Cordis for Mac

As promised another adventure game: Secret Files 2 - Puritas Cordis for Mac. This new game port works great, and I tested the game on my Intel Iris Mac and low-end Macbook Air. Have fun with this one!

The sequel to the award winning adventure hit Secret Files Tunguska. Famine in Africa, floods in Southeast Asia, economic crisis in Europe, and civil wars in South America, the world is on the brink of disaster. Nina Kalenkow is trying to escape all of this as well as her failed relationship with Max Gruber on a nostalgic cruise to Portugal. Nina becomes a witness to murder in the Hamburg docks and is soon thrust into the spotlight of events that encompass not only continents but also centuries. Secret Files 2 will be great if you like adventure games like Secret FilesSecret Files 3 and Lost Horizon.

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Secret files 3 for Mac

Secret files 3 for Mac

As promised another adventure game: Secret Files 3 for Mac. This new game port works great, but needs to be set to best performance in the game launcher settings for low-end Macs. tested the game on my Intel Iris Mac and low-end Macbook Air. Have fun with this one!

In the shadow of the Cold War, Fenton Paddock is facing the hardest fight of his life. While the tensions between the superpowers threaten to tear the world apart, the British soldier has to save his family that has been caught by powerful enemies. His adventure leads Fenton far beyond the Iron Curtain and finally onwards to mysterious, uncharted territory. He has to finally face the dark powers of his past and learn what it means to take on responsibility. Secret Files 3 will be great if you like adventure games like Secret Files and Lost Horizon.

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