Aspyr lists new planned Universal Binary games

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  1. LimeiBook86 macrumors 604

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    In the August Aspyr newsletter I got today in my e-mail there is a short list of a few planned games that will be soon upgraded to a Universal Binary.

    I'm happy to see the older Star Wars Jedi Knight II game on the list, now I'll have to go find my old install CD and prepare for the Universal Binary update! :D
     
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    That's great news. I've been wanting to get C&C and SC4. I've been holding off to see if they would release them in UB. It's too bad they didn't give any release dates.
     
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    Thanks :D
     
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    RCT3 now for petes sake Aspyr. Released around the same time as the first intel machines arrived, you would have thought this would have been one of the first to be updated. 8 months later we are still waiting :rolleyes:
     
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    haha ya thats cool, how did u make it?
     
  7. LimeiBook86 thread starter macrumors 604

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    It's an animation I drew in Macromedia Flash and I re-sized it to use it as an avatar. :D

    Anyway *back on topic* :p I wonder if Aspyr will port the upcoming LEGO Star Wars II for Mac. I heard that they sold a lot of Mac versions of the original game. If they do, if it would be a Universal Binary. It would be silly to keep the new games coming out made for PowerPC with updates coming out later, if they ever come out. I'm sure that's killing a good deal of Mac game sales. :rolleyes:
     
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    I sure hope LSWII gets ported or I'm going to have one VERY angry five-year-old come Christmas time.
     
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    Aspyr has stated that all games to come out will be Universal.

    So if Lego Star Wars II were ported to the Mac by Aspyr, it would be a UB.
     
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    I just received a reply for my e-mail from Aspyr and they said that KOTOR will come out in UB format soon :) They also mentioned some fixes in this patch will be present. I hope they enable Frame Buffer Effects and Soft Shadows for this game :eek:
     
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    Awesome, well at least that is some good news :D
     
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    I wish they would come out with KOTOR II....
     
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    Ditto. Its the only thing keeping me from forking over the cash.
     
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    Somehow I missed the fact that you mentioned Jedi Knight II, Jedi Outcast in the original post... but I also received confirmation directly from Aspyr of the same today. Thanks!
     
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    I really really really really REALLY want to play K2 on my Mac!!! When I sent Aspyr a request to port Kotor 2 to Mac they said that if there was enough interest in it, they could port it.

    So tell everyone you know who wants KOTOR 2 on Mac to send e-mails to Aspyr :)
     
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    I hope in them updating Sim City 4 they actually patch the game so it actually WORKS. I love Sim City, but not graphics going awry and horrible, horrible performance!
     
  20. LimeiBook86 thread starter macrumors 604

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    Thanks! I'm now off to install the update! :D

    Update: Ahh! Holy Errors Batman! :eek:

    First off on my 20" Intel iMac when you set the resolution to anything higher than 1024x768 it shoves the game to the left of the screen. Also, if you try and click on the Save or Load buttons you get an error. I don't know why it's doing this, I hope this can be easily fixed. :( I just installed a fresh copy of the game and I have no mods installed so...:confused:
     

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    I'm sorry to not see Alpha Centauri and CaesarIII on the list... :(
     
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    Aspyr clearly said, that they would be porting all games - not matter how old - that still sell good. That's why e.g. Elite Force is missing in that list, although it's also Quake3-based, making it fairly easy to make it universal.

    Seriously, you can't expect every game to become UB.

    Especially, if there isn't even an (official) OS X patch (like Alpha Centauri).
     
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    how long does it take

    i seems like ive been waiting for ages, how long does it take to make a UB patch?
     
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    Nothing but a stunning silence from Aspyr about Tomb Raider: Legend. :(
     

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