OS Neutral Avernum The Complete Saga on Mac/Win

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    Lovely series - problem is: the GOG version is the PC one, when everyone and their dog knows that Avernum and every other Spiderweb game were released on the Mac first.
     
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    No its available for Mac and PC, downdloading the Mac version now.

    Just follow my link it says for Mac and PC.

    Geneforge is PC only at GOG but not Avernum.
     
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    No, I mean the version used by GOG for the Mac - it's the PC one, as everything else over there.
     
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    Yes. sorry you are correct they running under Wine, very starnge when there are the Mac originals as you say.

    I can only assume because these are old games they have them running under Wine because later OS and has no Rosetta, and for the later used Intel CPUs.

    EDIT: It looks like it is only 1, 2 and 3 which are under wine.
     
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    Are all games wine, as version 4,5 and 6 are intel native?
     
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    If there are native Mac versions, GoG will use them. King's Bounty, for example, is native.

    The reason Avernum Complete uses Wine is that the Avernum 1-3 were never updated for intel macs. Are the later games in the series on GoG native? I can't check, but I would imagine they are. If not, that's kinda strange.
     
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    Yup, I updated my post above it is indeed only 1,2 and 3 that Wine uses for my reasons given above.
     
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    If this is true, I will feel happier; as long as the only reason is that they use WINE for PowerPC Mac versions.
     
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    I have looked at the package contents of 1 to 6 and Blades of Avernum which you get in the Saga package

    The 1 to 3 are wine packed, the rest are not.
     
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