Any way to run old games

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by Wayne s, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. Wayne s macrumors regular

    Oct 12, 2007
    Just found an old copy of lemmings, is there any way to run it under Leopard on an Alu iMac.

    Loved that game and would like to play it again.

  2. Chone macrumors 65816


    Aug 11, 2006
    Sheepshaver seems to be a pretty popular solution... however it's a bit complicated to get running and some versions of OS9 simply don't work on it.

    By the way you need a copy of OSX8/9 and a valid rom.
  3. Tommyg117 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 27, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    I know that you can use Scumm for the old LucasArts games. Does anyone know where I can buy a copy of them still? I have wanted to play Grimm Fandango and Day Of The Tentacle for so long on my mac but I can't find the discs anywhere.
  4. sil3nc3 macrumors regular

    Oct 14, 2007
    ypu can use DOSBox for dos games. Been playing Raptor non-stop since i found the disk :D.
  5. renaplays macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2010
    I have Shanghai Dynasty for classic

    Anyone know how can I run this on Snow Leopard? Thanks.
  6. renaplays macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2010
    Still stuck

    Thanks for your replies. I tried DOSBox, but it didn't recognize the game as dos (?) and sheepshaver blows my mind. I'm not geek enough for it. Am I stuck? Thanks again.

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