comp.sys.mac.games Frequently Asked Questions List
(last changed October 6, 1996)
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comp.sys.mac.games.announce Announcements for Mac gamers. (Moderated)
comp.sys.mac.games.action Action games for the Macintosh.
comp.sys.mac.games.adventure Adventure games for the Macintosh.
comp.sys.mac.games.marketplace Macintosh games for sale and trade.
comp.sys.mac.games.misc Macintosh games not covered in other groups.
comp.sys.mac.games.flight-sim Flight simulator gameplay on the Mac.
comp.sys.mac.games.strategic Strategy/planning games on the Macintosh.
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- News Headers
- Table of Contents
- 0. A word about flaming.
- 1. Where can I find Mac games available for anonymous ftp?
- 2. What does .hqx mean? What about .cpt and .sit?
- 3. Where else can I get Mac games?
- 4. What's the Patchlist/GPHL? Could somebody please repost it?
- 5. What's ResEdit? How do I get it?
- 6. I'm completely stuck in this game I'm playing. Where can I get a walkthru?
- 7. What's an easter egg?
- 8. How do I fix the bug in Indiana Jones: Fate of Atlantis?
- 9. The 7th Guest keeps crashing on my Mac! What do I do?
- 10. I just saw this really great game called "X-Wing" on the PC. Is it available for the Mac?
- 11. I just saw this really great game called "DOOM" on the PC. Is it available for the Mac?
- 12. Where can I find a list of forthcoming games for the Mac?
- 13. What's the cheat code in SimCity 2000?
- 14. How do I play the game Maniac Mansion from within Day of the Tentacle?
- 15. What happened to the guy who did "Fool's Errand" and "3 in Three"?
- 16. Where can I find Wesleyan Tetris?
- 17. How do I run Apple ][+ games on my Mac?
- 18. I've done some programming on other machines, and I'd like to write a game on my Mac. How do I start?
- 19. I've written this terrific game for the Mac. How do I get it out to the major ftp sites?
- 20. What's "IMG"/"Inside Mac Games"?
- 21. Are there any freeware chess games for the Mac?
- 22. Are there any shareware mahjong games for the Mac?
- 23. Where can I find shareware games for young children?
- 24. I always loved playing [Pacman, Star Wars, Frogger, etc.] at the arcade. Is there a Mac version?
- 25. What games will fail to run on my [AV Mac, PowerMac, bizarrely configured Mac]? How do I fix them?
- 26. What joystick should I buy for my Mac?
- 27. Is there a FAQ for [FA-18, Sim City 2000, Civilization, Bolo, Pathways into Darkness, Spaceward Ho!, Marathon, 7th Guest...]
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