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Hi,
Probably getting a Macbook Pro 2011 model 13" base model this weekend.
My question is about its gaming capabilities. I want to know what the limits are for it, I am not a serious gamer but like to play some games on the weekend.
The ones I am interested in and please also tell me whether they are mac compatible (without booting windows) on the 13" model.

Command and Conquer 3
COD Modern Warfare 2
Starcraft II
Age of Empires Asian Dynasties

Some I am unsure of mac compatiblity (please tell me if they are)
Assasins Creed Brotherhood
Fallout 3 or New Vegas.

Yeah so if they do work on Mac, how well? I want to have at least 3 games on it.

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them games will run okay on low settings. maybe medium at a push.

Age of Empires 3 & Starcraft 2 are the ones I have, I think CnC 3 has a mac port, but it will be far more expensive than the windows version.

I dont think Fallout NV is OSX compatible.

the rest are, I am unsure about ACB.

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My main concern is COD followed by Starcraft II. When you say low or medium settings, is that something me, being a first time COD player and 14 yo going to really impact on me? I want to play online.
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YouTube - Call of Duty 4: 13 Inch MacBook Pro Gaming (Early 2011)

Here's a test on you tube on COD: Modern Warfare with the base line 13in MBP

BTW, I have the base line 13in MBP and i play WOW3 and so far i'm fairly satisfied with the graphics.

2011 13" MBP 2.3 Ghz Intel Core i5 4GB RAM
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None of those should give you trouble running on lower settings. I'm not sure about compatibility, but I'm sure Google could tell you!

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