gaming on macbook pro?

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  1. poweraid

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    are there any really worthwhile games for macs? should I just get bootcamp?

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    WoW :hsughno:
     
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    can't stand wow
     
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    I still play warcraft III
     
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    Boot Camp ftw!

    I've got the entire Half Life plaitnum edition, everything runs flawlessly. I think like unreal championship 2004 is out, and there are a few War games out, but nothing spectacular. My only complaint is that I still can't get my bluetooth apple keyboard to sync when I'm in Windows, so I have to take my macbook pro off my iCurve and put it flat on my desk :dunno:
     
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  7. poweraid

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    I don't either this will be for when I'm in academic lab at school with no internet
     
  8. Dysfnctnl85

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    Boot Camp!

    I love the video card in my MBP, I've been living off Dawn of War and its expansions as of late...
     
  9. poweraid

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    I guess I'm going to have to obtain an xp serial number...:mamoru:
     
  10. ih8mice

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    any boot camp users planning on getting vista when it arrives?
     
  11. hellsspawn

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    i play most of my games on xp... it runs fantastic... .
     
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    Boot camp no likey vista.
     
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    solvable with an update?:dunno:
     
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    There's no point or advantage to installing Vista.
     
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    Would have to be an update to Vista, methinks - it wants to talk to the BIOS and it's not there.
     
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    Maybe when DX10 games start coming out... but the MBP vidja card isn't going to keep up with that stuff.
     
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    DX10 isn't even worth it :). It's just a push by MS to get people to upgrade to Vista. Until Carmack writes games for DX10, there's no point.
     
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    meh... im happy with my 256 mb... it doesnt hesitate to play games at full res....
     
  19. Dysfnctnl85

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    Me too! It hasn't stumbled yet. I mean, the fans are pretty much up to 90% when I'm in Windows, but I honestly believe that Windows makes the machine run hotter.
     
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    windows definately maxes out the computer....
    in macOS it doesnt even get warm....
     
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    do games that have recently come out play well on a macbook pro? or are the flawlessly played ones all about a year old?
     
  22. dfunk

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    Aspyr converts pretty much all the hot games to Mac.

    Call of Duty
    Call of Duty
    Doom 3
    Doom 4
    Warcraft
    Sims
    and etc...
     
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    i play medieval 2, bf2142 the most... both spectacular
     
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    I've decided the MBP isn't quite enough machine to run Rainbow 6: Vegas.
     
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    what, don't any pcs use EFI yet?
     

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