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Ashurian
Princeps Corp
T e r c i o s
Posted - 2007.03.30 19:25:00 - [1]
 

Recently i have aquired a Dual Intel processor MAC. Anyone knows how to run EVE on it?

Winterblink
Body Count Inc.
Pandemic Legion
Posted - 2007.03.30 19:30:00 - [2]
 

Be patient, it's coming

Bish Ounen
Gallente
Best Path Inc.
Cult of War
Posted - 2007.03.30 19:31:00 - [3]
 

CCP, in conjunction with Transgaming, will be releasing a special "Cider enhanced" version of EVE for MAC. It's a ways down the road though, but it is coming. Check the technical forums for more info.

Crimsonjade
Posted - 2007.03.30 19:48:00 - [4]
 

Originally by: Winterblink
Be patient, it's coming



i get giddy with excitement everytime i look at that link :D could be im in a hotel with my mac laptop wishing i could play eve atm and not watch traffic go byEmbarassed

Tajidan
Muppet Ninja's
Ninja Unicorns with Huge Horns
Posted - 2007.03.30 19:49:00 - [5]
 

download Bootcamp, its pretty easy to handle and runs very good.


Patch86
Di-Tron Heavy Industries
Atlas Alliance
Posted - 2007.03.30 20:10:00 - [6]
 

If its an Intel Mac OSX, Wine should do the trick for you. Never tried it on a Mac before, but apparently it works well enough.

Crimsonjade
Posted - 2007.03.30 20:17:00 - [7]
 

Originally by: Tajidan
download Bootcamp, its pretty easy to handle and runs very good.




that requires a full windows cd too and id rather just not have that pos program near my mac tyvm :)

Grapez
The Greater Goon
Clockwork Pineapple
Posted - 2007.03.30 20:37:00 - [8]
 

Those of us that have been running Linux for a while have a gathered a lot of disdain for TransGaming and their blantant profiteering off the WINE project. Also, I would HIGHLY doubt that they will be able to deliver a real product. Anyone that has tried Cedega can tell you that TransGaming can make things run, but commonly at the expense of stability and features. Indeed, there are plenty of DirectX and OpenGL games that run better on the free (as in freedom) WINE than on the proprietary Cedega.

Long post short: Don't hold your breath, and I would suggest CCP withhold any payment from TransGaming until real progress is seen.

Alva Noto
Local Outrage
Posted - 2007.03.30 21:12:00 - [9]
 

I,ve been playing eve on my mac since last summer (2006) with bootcamp etc. It's np. (Except windows then...)

Patch86
Di-Tron Heavy Industries
Atlas Alliance
Posted - 2007.03.30 22:38:00 - [10]
 

Originally by: grapez
Those of us that have been running Linux for a while have a gathered a lot of disdain for TransGaming and their blantant profiteering off the WINE project. Also, I would HIGHLY doubt that they will be able to deliver a real product. Anyone that has tried Cedega can tell you that TransGaming can make things run, but commonly at the expense of stability and features. Indeed, there are plenty of DirectX and OpenGL games that run better on the free (as in freedom) WINE than on the proprietary Cedega.

Long post short: Don't hold your breath, and I would suggest CCP withhold any payment from TransGaming until real progress is seen.


You could always just use Wine, then. EVE's worked under Wine for ages now, and Wine works on Mac OSX well enough (I'm told).

Sevarus James
Minmatar
Meridian Dynamics
Posted - 2007.03.30 23:48:00 - [11]
 

Originally by: grapez
Those of us that have been running Linux for a while have a gathered a lot of disdain for TransGaming and their blantant profiteering off the WINE project. Also, I would HIGHLY doubt that they will be able to deliver a real product. Anyone that has tried Cedega can tell you that TransGaming can make things run, but commonly at the expense of stability and features. Indeed, there are plenty of DirectX and OpenGL games that run better on the free (as in freedom) WINE than on the proprietary Cedega.

Long post short: Don't hold your breath, and I would suggest CCP withhold any payment from TransGaming until real progress is seen.


Speak for yourself grapez. I've been a Transgaming customer for quite awhile now and I have few complaints...I also use wine and test there as well.

Transgaming has already announced officially the first cider game on their site, so as to progress, its there.

At this point in time, EVE runs better on cedega than on straight wine, but the gap has narrowed in the performance department considerably.

Shzanzia
Posted - 2007.03.30 23:51:00 - [12]
 

Originally by: Ashurian
Recently i have aquired a Dual Intel processor MAC. Anyone knows how to run EVE on it?


Damn Hippie! Smile

Aeon Jonas
Caldari
Point Blank.
Triumvirate.
Posted - 2007.03.30 23:59:00 - [13]
 

I am very excited about this news. It means I can nearly entirely use Mac OS X except from when I get the BF2142 urge. I use Bootcamp to play EVE atm and i works very well. I did a sort of mini guide if people are interested in maybe trying out bootcamp it can be found HERE . Hope this helps anybody.

Quilan Ziller
Gallente
Aliastra
Posted - 2007.03.31 01:33:00 - [14]
 

More on the OP's question.

As of now, there are two ways to run EVE on a Mac.

First way is to use Bootcamp and boot into Windows.

Second is to use Wine, or, more conveniently, Crossover Office. I have been running it under Crossover for quite a while now, and generally am quite happy with the results. Performance and stability under Crossover/OS X has improved dramatically over the last two EVE patches. The only things that still don't work are sound and portraits, but I can live without these.

Here is a thread on how to make it work:
http://myeve.eve-online.com/ingameboard.asp?a=topic&threadID=426637

Las Vagus
Posted - 2007.03.31 02:32:00 - [15]
 

the x1600 ati driver for a xp bootcamped mac is not sufficient to run eve, wait for the mac os ver

matarkhan
Suprema Exstinctio
Numerus Ruina.
Posted - 2007.03.31 04:54:00 - [16]
 

You can also use Crossover.

It's not great for combat, but it works well enough for everything else. I use it for changing skills or firing up manufacturing jobs without having to boot(camp) into Windows.


Pisis
Posted - 2007.09.11 19:05:00 - [17]
 

sorry for my english, i speake spanish.

http://www.macworld.com/news/2007/03/09/eve/index.php

Only Intel???? wat duing people have IBM processor???? i have G5 1,8 x 2 but IBM ( first MAC G5 )

i wait long time for EVE run on a MAC....

Please CCP, run whit IBM and Intel Chips... or one Patch me by? must wait....

Panzer

000Hunter000
Gallente
Missiles 'R' Us
Posted - 2007.09.11 19:09:00 - [18]
 

eve on a mac... i work on macs at the office... but no.. my boss would never let me, i do wish there was a way to like.. log on to one of the ingame channels from a website or something, talk to my corpies during my lunchbreak Very Happy

Never gonna happen i know, but hey one can wish for it nonetheless Very Happy

Karlemgne
Tides Of War
Posted - 2007.09.11 19:10:00 - [19]
 

I am curious, as someone who uses both MACs and PCs for personal/work use, if the MAC version of the game will have its own server, or if we will see some server side integration of MAC and PC users.

-Karlemgne

Ed Anger
Weekly World News
Derek Knows Us
Posted - 2007.09.11 19:13:00 - [20]
 

there is only one server, and will only be one server. it will only be playable on intel macs, dont forget. much less work then completely porting to os x.

Eval B'Stard
Minmatar
Republic Military School
Posted - 2007.09.11 19:14:00 - [21]
 

Will only be a MAC client, theres no need to have a different server farm for MAC's.

Karlemgne
Tides Of War
Posted - 2007.09.11 19:15:00 - [22]
 

Originally by: Ed Anger
there is only one server, and will only be one server. it will only be playable on intel macs, dont forget. much less work then completely porting to os x.


That's not entirely true now is it? There is, so I am told, a China only server. You never can tell.

-Karl

Ed Anger
Weekly World News
Derek Knows Us
Posted - 2007.09.11 19:18:00 - [23]
 

Originally by: Karlemgne
That's not entirely true now is it? There is, so I am told, a China only server. You never can tell.
-Karl


touche. and a test server. but they claim it will be completely integrated.


 

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