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Hi there,

Just a quick question I'm completely new to macs so forgive me if it's obvious.
Is there a program that will allow me to run a PC game on my MacBook, in OSX?

Cheers,
Max
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Look into parallels
http://www.parallels.com/
or you can always set up windows in boot camp
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so am I limited to using them via windows, or is there an application that I can run them through in the Mac OS?
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so am I limited to using them via windows, or is there an application that I can run them through in the Mac OS?
Well depending on the game, you may be able to use Crossover. Some games work flawlessly, others nearly so, others not so well. Check the compatibility database for the game you have in mind and see what the status is. Be sure to read through the game's discussion board... there may be unofficial workarounds to get it running.


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Thankyou both for the help - i'll look into my options
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