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It's official! GOG.com supports Mac OS X.

We're bringing a part of our massive catalog of all-time classics to Mac, starting with an impressive 50 titles for Mac gamers to play and enjoy. 28 of the 50 titles, the best games in history, including Syndicate, Ultima series, or Wing Commander, will be playable on the Mac OS X for the first time ever--exclusively on GOG.com. The complete line-up reflects the diversity of available games unmatched by other distributors: classics like Simcity 2000, Crusader: No Remorse, Little Big Adventure, Theme Hospital mix with Anomaly Warzone Earth, Tiny & Big: Grandpa’s Leftovers, Botanicula, and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Speaking of monster-hunter Geralt and The Witcher 2, the Enhanced Edition of this award-winning mature fantasy RPG was released on Mac just today and is available on GOG.com with a 25% discount (that's only $22.24) for the next 48 hours.

Weeklong Promo: Mac & PC Essentials
We have also prepared a set of specially selected games from various genres that will be available 50% off for the next week: The Witcher Enhanced Edition, Crusader: No Remorse, Theme Hospital, Little Big Adventure, Postal Classic and Uncut, and Simcity 2000 are all available for 50% off--that's as little as $2.99 for unforgettable classics. This promo ends Thursday, October 25 at 6:15 PM GMT. However, The Witcher Enhanced Edition will be available for 50% off only until Saturday, October 20 at 6:45 PM GMT.

Remember, the 50 is just the beginning--we promise to release more amazing games on Mac in the near future. What titles? To find out and play even more best games in history check our website regularly, become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or give us a nice +1 in Google+.
Android would have been much better move
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xyem: +1271 Add Mac OS X versions of games +7084 Add Linux versions of games
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grinninglich: Yes and they still chose the MAC. What an unfortunate move. Too much disappointment GOG too much.
Mac support makes more sense - it's a lot to easier to support. Multi-OS support on GOG means expansion to more OSes becomes more likely in the future.
I think we need some more gorgonzola and camembert in this thread, pronto!

GOG branching out like this isn't such a bad move, although I find it amusing that most of these "new" Mac games are DOSBox-based. It's not that surprising though. Still, it'll be interesting to see what games will be added to that list in the future. I'm happy for our fellow Mac gamers.
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crazy_dave: I wonder if they're going to use Boxer for the DOSBox games? They should. :)
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tarasis: I'll check shortly, I'm currently in Windows but will boot over shortly.
I just downloaded SimCity 2000 - I think it might be Boxer, but GOG also could've done their own version too.
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BoxOfSnoo: Where's the list of all 50?
Here ya go. ;)
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BoxOfSnoo: Where's the list of all 50?
http://www.gog.com/en/catalogue
There's that "Narrow Result By:" near the top and the first drop down thing is "system". Just select Mac OS X in it.

/ninja'd by a better link.
Post edited October 18, 2012 by Adzeth
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BoxOfSnoo: Where's the list of all 50?
You can filter catalogue list by OS: http://www.gog.com/en/catalogue

Edit: Ninja'd -_-'
Post edited October 18, 2012 by Thiev
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mistermumbles: I think we need some more gorgonzola and camembert in this thread, pronto! GOG branching out like this isn't such a bad move, although I find it amusing that most of these "new" Mac games are DOSBox-based. It's not that surprising though. Still, it'll be interesting to see what games will be added to that list in the future. I'm happy for our fellow Mac gamers.
Thanks :) - one day Linux will be supported too, it makes sense! And I will likewise be happy for you guys when does come.
Depressing. I love GOG, but Apple are the polar opposite of everything GOG stands for. They should have nothing to do with any Apple platform.

Surely it's only a matter of time before they quietly abandon their no-DRM policy in order to be able release games for iOS.
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crazy_dave: For Linux users - don't worry! Linux is just that much harder to support
No it isn't.

We can easily write a script to convert these packages to apt and yum.
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xyem: +1271 Add Mac OS X versions of games
+7084 Add Linux versions of games
I think the reason you see more Linux users on this site currently is because Linux users are already expecting to jumping through hoops getting software from other platforms running on theirs, while Mac users generally aren't.

With this new Mac support, I expect the amount of Mac users on the site to surpass the Linux users in a reasonably short amount of time.
Good.
Someone from GOG should officially contact the people at Inside Mac Games about this development.

http://www.insidemacgames.com/
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xyem: +1271 Add Mac OS X versions of games +7084 Add Linux versions of games
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tarasis: I understand your point, however how much engineering effort is required? Which distro do you support? Which desktop enviroment? The thing with the Mac (and iOS for that matter) is that there is a relatively limited set of machines and hardware to test against. Compared to Linux which generally runs on custom built hardware with a wide array of graphics and sound chips. (or Android which has a shed load of variants in terms of hardware and os versions)
GOG.com already have a number of games that work fine under Linux. For example they could just as easily package DOS games with the Linux version of DOSBox as with the Windows version of DOSBox. In those cases it is up to the developers of the Linux version of DOSBox to answer the questions you are asking.

In other cases games that are on GOG.com have native Linux ports available from their developers/publishers, all GOG would have to do is to provide an option to download the relevant Linux binaries/installers that already EXIST from GOG.com. Again in that case it is up to the developers to decide stuff like what distributions they will support.

Us Linux users would gladly accept mere hosting/unofficial support from GOG.com, we are not asking GOG to do compatibility testing and the like that they have done with Mac and Windows. At least I am not.
It's really sad that it's taking so long for GoG to catch up with the Humble Bundle-gang.
There's no reason to buy FTL here, for instance, considering the HumbleStore on the FTL website offers clients for every platform (in addition to a steam key).

Even without officially supporting Linux it's a shame that the linux-versions of games like FTL aren't provided here.