Question about Cider/Wine & Steam

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by The.Walrus, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. The.Walrus macrumors member

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    Hello,

    Bit a of newbie question here, but will a cider/wine wrapper typically work with the Steam version of a game, or will it only work with the standalone version?

    My immediate thought is re: Skyrim, but applies to other games as well.

    I've typically used Bootcamp for PC games, but am interested in cider/wine wrappers. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. cluthz macrumors 68040

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    Steam works in wine, but not cider.

    If you wanna play a steam game in cider you have to crack it.
     
  3. doh123 macrumors 65816

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    There are Cider hack wrappers around that run Skyrim rather well... and Skyrim is a steam only game.. even if you buy the DVD it still goes through steam.
     
  4. Northwestern macrumors regular

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    I played some of my Steam games with Crossover from Codeweavers.
     

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