Games that PC and Mac can play together

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  1. GreatOne08 macrumors member

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    Hi everyone,

    I own an ibook and all my friends own PCs. I was wondering if there are any games out there that allows PC and mac to play together in a LAN or Online setting. The only one that I couls think of is Warcraft. Any suggestions would be appreciated.:)
     
  2. doucy2 macrumors 65816

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    Medal of honor
    good pc and mac game (just make sure you get the same versions)
    :)

    i also think halo is for both (i have it for mac)
     
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  4. doucy2 macrumors 65816

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    np good luck gaming

    if you get Medal of Honor i'll game onlie with ya
     
  5. Soulstorm macrumors 68000

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    These are sure to work in multiplayer with PC-MAC
    Warcraft 3
    Halo
    All quake 3 engine based games (Medal of honor, Quake 3, all Jedi games, Return to castle Wolfenstein, Call of duty)
    All Unreal games (even those running on OS 9)
    Postal 2: Share the pain
    Quake 1 + 2
    Starcraft
    World of Warcraft
    Doom 3 (i think)

    There are many more but I don't remember...
     
  6. ugru macrumors regular

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    Online only games

    AMERICA'S ARMY ONLINE
    WORLDS OF WARCRAFT

    Playable also offline

    GHOST RECON (some compatibility problems)
    neverwinter nights (also tryed via airport with a centrino)

    Always check client versions, they must be the same.
     
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  8. angelneo macrumors 68000

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    I second warcraft 3. I have great fun playing DoTA with my PC friends. The connection is seamless.
     
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    Warcraft II and Starcraft.
    Unreal Tournament 2004 (already mentioned)

    But NOT:
    Rise of Nations NO!
    Age of Empires II NO!
    Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds NO!
     
  12. Soulstorm macrumors 68000

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    All quake 3 engine games are PC-MAC multiplayer compatible.
     
  13. Agilus macrumors regular

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    Myth 2. It's really old (~5 years), but I still play it online with a group of friends every month or so. It's a great game.
     
  14. GreatOne08 thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks everyone, I'll definitely check them out :D
     
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    That's disappointing. I loved played AOEII against my dorm mates a few years ago. Although, now that AOEIII is out, I play that instead. And, heck, that's why I've kept my PC around so that I can play all those games without worrying about the compatibility issues. :D
     
  17. Boelman macrumors regular

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    If I was to go to Best Buy and buy a game that says PC/MAc in the top corner. Does that mean that this will work on a mac and a pc?
     
  18. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    Yep – it's a hybrid disk that contains data for both platforms. I like games like this – you don't have to wait six months after the PC version comes out to get the Mac version and they're often cheaper too! :cool:
     
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    blizzard i think is the ones that does this still and its great cause it is optimized from them to so there is no crap port's from blizzard. they know how the game should preform and make it do so blizzard is a great company for making there games on hybrid disk's.
     
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