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Old Jan 17, 2014, 03:13 PM   #1
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Black and White problems installing

Hi
I wondered if anyone can help me, i purchased the old school game Black & White for mac but when i try to install it it says:

you can't open the application because it may be damaged or incomplete.

I have a Macbook Air, is there no way of me installing this older game?

thanks
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Old Jan 19, 2014, 05:37 AM   #2
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Have you tried re-downloading it?
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Old Jan 20, 2014, 05:22 AM   #3
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Hi
I wondered if anyone can help me, i purchased the old school game Black & White for mac but when i try to install it it says:

you can't open the application because it may be damaged or incomplete.

I have a Macbook Air, is there no way of me installing this older game?

thanks
Black & White 1 requires a CD/DVD drive to play. It is also not Intel native so you will need to have 10.6.8 or earlier) AFAIK.

Contact our support for details.

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Old Jan 21, 2014, 05:48 AM   #4
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Hi thanks for the replies, its not downloaded it is on a disk and i have a disk drive that works, the disk icon appears and then when i double click the 'install black and white' icon it then says "you can't open the application because it may be damaged or incomplete".
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Old Jan 21, 2014, 06:30 AM   #5
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Hi thanks for the replies, its not downloaded it is on a disk and i have a disk drive that works, the disk icon appears and then when i double click the 'install black and white' icon it then says "you can't open the application because it may be damaged or incomplete".
The error is likely because you have a newer OS. To quote our support site:

"Please note, Black & White will not work on OS X Lion 10.7 or later, regardless of whether or not you install this update."

http://support.feralinteractive.com/...white/updates/

So make sure you have 10.6.8 or older before you try and install.

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Old Apr 8, 2014, 01:31 AM   #6
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The error is likely because you have a newer OS. To quote our support site:

"Please note, Black & White will not work on OS X Lion 10.7 or later, regardless of whether or not you install this update."

http://support.feralinteractive.com/...white/updates/

So make sure you have 10.6.8 or older before you try and install.

Edwin
I have a question...I have mac OS X 10.6.8 I successfully downloaded the game. But when I try to open it I get a message saying "black and white could not initialize the display on this machine. Please switch to an 800x600 resolution and try again."

I do so and it still won't work. Any suggestions? Please I love this game and would love to play it again!
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Old Apr 8, 2014, 04:26 AM   #7
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I have a question...I have mac OS X 10.6.8 I successfully downloaded the game. But when I try to open it I get a message saying "black and white could not initialize the display on this machine. Please switch to an 800x600 resolution and try again."

I do so and it still won't work. Any suggestions? Please I love this game and would love to play it again!
Sounds like a bug with the graphics drivers, flip the "Colours" option on the pre game panel to Millions from Thousands and try again.

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