|Jun 16, 2008, 10:03 PM||#1|
Age Of Empires 2 Problems
I loaded up Age Of Empires 2 on my mac, and went to the settings, but when I tried to change it to a higher setting, it would only let me select the low and medium, but not high (1280 x 1040 or whatever). Now I KNOW that my mac can handle the highest one, but why can't I select it?
Also I found the disc today, and never played it while on 10.5.2, and am now on 10.5.3. I have heard that there are some problems with 10.5.2 and AOE2, but what about 10.5.3?
|Apr 6, 2013, 05:06 AM||#8|
By the by, I was in the same position. Lost access to AoE 2 & a fair number of other classic Mac games after buying new Mac in 2011. I thought I could easily downgrade to Snow Leopard, but not so. All in all, too much hassle, requiring access to another Intel Mac.
If you want to play AoE 2 on a Mac, best option is buy a PC version & use Windows in Bootcamp. Otherwise, get a PC. That's what I did for gaming purposes.
|Apr 6, 2013, 07:16 AM||#9|
i cant change the resolutions above 1024 x whatever it is. it just crashes
i was able to select high but it didnt make a difference.
Age if empires 3 is crap i think
Who agrees someone should port the game for ipad???
Last edited by The-Pro; Apr 6, 2013 at 02:07 PM.
|Apr 8, 2013, 01:53 PM||#10|
Re AoE 2 & switching to higher resolutions, make sure you've installed all the updates:
If that doesn't help, I'm not sure of any other solutions. But someone else might be.
|Apr 8, 2013, 08:51 PM||#11|
Personally I have always been a big fan of AOE2, and was wondering the same thing about the screen res. I don't know the facts but I can tell you this, I have just set up an old monitor that isn't being used that has a max screen res of 1280x1024 and now it runs just fine on highest settings with that one.
BTW I am looking forward to getting the new HD Edition that just came out (There is no way I am paying $20 for a game I already have, but I do think if it goes on a Steam Sale, $5-10 will be worth the 8 player online )
|Apr 9, 2013, 07:06 PM||#14|
It's too bad that isn't going to be coming to the Mac. I'm already tired of booting into Windows to play some games lol.
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