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I'm running parallels right now and none of the game is running is that suppost to happen or wut?? If it is do you know a way to play pc games on mac?? thanks
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I think you will have to install bootcamp and then run your games through it.
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Parallels does not support 3D graphics yet

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I'm running parallels right now and none of the game is running is that suppost to happen or wut?? If it is do you know a way to play pc games on mac?? thanks
Most games require a graphics card. When you run Windows in Parallels, Parallels uses a generic graphics driver that doesn't have any kind of 3D acceleration. The result is that most games will not run. That being the case, Bootcamp is going to be your only real option for running any modern game. Games that were introduced prior to the advent of true 3D-capable video cards (the original Doom for example) should be OK, however.
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