Classic (pre OSX) games

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  1. BlackBart213

    BlackBart213 New Member

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    :wavey: I looked back a few pages to see if there's been any mention of this...but there's a bunch of abandoned software games (like SimTower, SimCity, etc...) that are available for the Mac. The emulators I've tried seem to be for the Mac OSX Classic. I'm running Tiger, and I'm guessing that could be part of the problem.

    Still, it seems awfully complicated - get an emulator, download an old version of Mac OS, run both, get the game, sigh... There's got to be an easier way to play these old stupid games. I don't feel like using bootcamp and switching to Windows to play those crappy games - I just wanted something to play as a background, distracting thing.

    Any advice? :hsd:
     
  2. Hypnos_VI

    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    only one way to do it without an emulator...um, run it native

    im assuming since you havent figured it out yet you have an intel mac, but any old PPC mac and just boot into OS 9 and your fine.
     
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    Not the answer I was hoping for but thanks anyway :cool:
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    not completely true. not all ppc processors will run classic. any g5 would not be able to run os 9, you can only run a virtual copy of it. but you can get a g3 tower for like $20-30 and run those games perfect
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    yes, i forgot about that. i believe there are some G5s that can run classic, but it all depends on the logic board. G4s will run classic fine tho.
     
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    i would like to play the classic organ trail on my macbook
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    lol oregon trail. jonny always died of disentary :eek4:
     
  8. Cannondale

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    You can install Carbon from your OS X DVD and run classic in OS X.

    I run starcraft that way.
     

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