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Recruit
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PostPosted: 08-15-2008 09:25 AM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


I have a copy of Q4 I bought around release and recently bought a MacBook Pro I would like to play it on. Is there a way i can install Q4 on my Mac with my PC DVD version? Something similar to copying over the pak0 file in Q3? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.




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Linux Version
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PostPosted: 08-21-2008 11:59 AM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Don't think so.

Doom 3 and later, I think, have been done by Aspyr. I doubt even the windows version CD key would work with the Aspyr binary.




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The Illuminated
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PostPosted: 08-21-2008 01:28 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


The cd key will work fine.
You'll be able to install Q4 patches (ie http://www.macgamefiles.com/detail.php?item=19123 ) without having the game installed. When you're done, just copy pak001.pk4 up to and including pak011.pk4 from the pc DVD to /Applications/Quake4/q4base.
However - Quake4.app, in all versions, requires the mac dvd to be in the drive.

*cough*
-DM




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