Disable Game Center

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by Darkhawk, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. Darkhawk macrumors newbie

    Darkhawk

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    #1
    <<shudder>>

    Stupid friggin' Game Center has made Chess unplayable on my MacBook. As soon as I open Chess, GC auto-opens. But even worse, once I close it, a couple seconds later it forces itself to re-open!

    I don't want to connect to this stupid platform, and I just want to play offline. Not to mention that I don't even have an Internet connection most of the time anyway.

    Someone, please, tell me how I can give Game Center the horrible death it deserves. Thank you.
     
  2. chabig macrumors 68040

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    #2
    I really don't know. It doesn't do that to me. But let me give you a few ideas.

    Is Game Center signed into your AppleID? Try signing out.
    Is Chess listed under the Games tab? If so, remove it.
     
  3. Darkhawk thread starter macrumors newbie

    Darkhawk

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    Game Center is not connected to anything. I've literally never used it. It pops open with a login screen showing my E-mail address, and I go nuh-uh and quit. Don't tell me I have to actually sign up to the stupid thing and then manage the account from there? The whole point is I don't want to be in it at all.
     
  4. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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  5. jbarley macrumors 68030

    jbarley

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    In a terminal window

    sudo rm -rf (drag Game Center here)

    press enter!
     
  6. Darkhawk thread starter macrumors newbie

    Darkhawk

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    Thanks, everyone! I found that Terminal business before, but I'm too scared to muck around those parts (and haven't backed up in a while).

    Also, I wish it was as easy as the iOS tip, but on MacBook it seems to work differently?
     

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