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It's probably like what most of you think its like. While my main rig is downloading like 250GB of games I decided to try out what its like on a mac. Now FYI I have the old C2D 2.53GHz MBP, still it should be enough to run L4D2.

The game looks good, I tuned up my rez to 1280x800 and everything else all the way down. The game doesn't feel laggy and you can play it quite a bit, thats until the game crashes on you, but wait, the game never crashes. I would say it pauses, captures all your keyboard presses for the next 15 seconds and then brings you back into the game running forwards and strafing left and right. Maybe its that I need to download new drivers from the Nvidia site or maybe its just that source on the Mac is just slow. I don't have enough space on my Win 7 partition to test it out.

What're your gaming experiences on a Mac?
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Mac OSX is about the only game that runs on a Mac
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What're your gaming experiences on a Mac?
None, I intend to keep it that way.
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at the people who think OSX is the devil. Its a brilliant OS, sure its not for gaming but it has alot of other uses.
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None.

The Macs I have access to aren't mine.
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Its a brilliant OS, sure its not for gaming but it has alot of other uses.
Solitaire and minesweeper?
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Solitaire and minesweeper?
Half Life and TF2. Go thread crap somewhere else.
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at the people who think OSX is the devil. Its a brilliant OS, sure its not for gaming but it has alot of other uses.
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Half Life and TF2. Go thread crap somewhere else.
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My first computer was a Macbookpro, 2.2Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB 667Mhz Ram, 8600M GT. And I have tried to game on it and it is like trying to get a hippo up a flight of stairs. It can play Command and Conquer Tiberium Wars at all low with around 25FPS. After playing with my new computer whenever I use OSX I feel like I am fighting with the system to get it to do what I want it to. NEVER AGAIN.
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OpenGL isnt as optimized compared to DirectX.
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