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How do I remove the Welcome Back at the top? [duplicate]

So whenever I launch a game that uses game-center I get a message on the top of the screen that says "Welcome Back (My Game Center username)". How do I remove this? It's really annoying and it stays ...
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Can gaming damage my MacBook Air in the long run? [duplicate]

I noticed my new MacBook Air getting kinda hot and the fan spinning up when running a 3D game. I know this Laptop is not made for gaming but I like to run a less demanding game from time to time. Also ...
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What's the most effective way to cool down a MBP 13

I have a MacBook Pro 13 retina, which I've just recently started playing Call of Duty on, and I thought if I just blasted my fans the temperature would be kept in check. However, I only checked the ...
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kids sharing game center ID causing problem how do i fix [duplicate]

My kids all were logging into their Iphones with my apple ID, and sharing the same game center. They are all playing some of the same games and it is causing problems. One child will lose his things ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000 vs. Nvidia GeForce 9400 256 MB (gaming performance)

I'm currently planning to buy the Macbook Pro, 13-inch (early 2011), 2,7 GHz Intel Core i7, Memory: 16 GB, using Intel HD Graphics 3000. Currently, I'm using the iMac, 21.5-inch (late 2009), 3,06 GHz ...
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Apple Game Center - Unlinking games

I have games challenging me that I have not had on my phone for years...Please help me remove them as it drives me crazy!
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Can I control my iPhone from my Mac?

I want to play mobile games on my Mac. How do I do that? I have been seeing a lot of iPhones controlling Macs. Where is the Mac controlling the iPhone?
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How do I find out what is causing my Steam Controller to lower the brightness?

There are some bugs with the Steam Controller on Mac, and I'm trying to help get the the bottom of them. One of the bugs is various keys being registered incorrectly. E.g. if you set a button on the ...
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How do I debug keyboard input?

I'm getting a bug with my Steam Controller (which is basically a configurable keyboard/mouse/etc) where if I set any of the buttons to either of the shift keys, they don't register as such, instead ...
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MacBook Pro Distorted Video, Loud Beeping, Really Hot

This almost always happens within a few minutes of starting the Sims 4, or watching Netflix. The computer gets hot (I guess is normal for an intensive game), and eventually the screen gets distorted ...
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How to Install Game Boy Advance Emulator on my iPhone 6

I want to play Game Boy Advance games on my iPhone, but I can't install a working Game Boy Advance emulator on my iPhone. I have iOS 9.2.1 installed on my phone. I searched for tutorials online, but ...
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Is it possible to run a DualShock4 on a Mac via a USB cable?

Quick query; in short when running my DualShock4 joypad via Bluetooth on my IMac (OSX10.8) it runs absolutely fine. When I switch the Bluetooth off & stick on the USB Cable to charge it, it will ...
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Is it possible to limit resources to a game? Or forcibly limit the FPS

I recently bought and installed a new game through steam 'besiege' if you were wondering, and it ran really hot on my computer. On other games such as CS:GO for example you can cap the FPS in game ...
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I am trying to disable Game Center on El Capitan

How do I disable, delete, or hide Game Center on El Capitan? I have already tried Terminal deletion, but to no avail.
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Game requires higher version of Mac OS X

I have a Mac Pro 1 1, which runs Mac OS X 10.6.8. Recently I installed a game which requires a higher version of Mac OS X. Is there a (free) way to emulate a higher version safely? I have already ...
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Another ID was used to download a game and now I want to do an in-app purchase with my ID

Hi I have a problem my friend downloaded games on my iPad with his ID and now with my ID want to make an in-app purchase in that game that he downloaded. It doesn't work and this friend doesn't ...
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Running Halo CE with wineskin?

I got Halo CE (not custom edition) for PC. I ran it through wineskin wrapper (WS9Wine1.9.2) and use the setup.exe. Once I ran it, it gave me a missing pidgen.dll file error. I searched online and ...
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How to bind a key to press two separate keys

In other words, if I press "x", it registers as me pressing "a" and "b" sequentially. I run Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. A Karabiner solution eludes me, thus I am researching more.
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Can't install games from iTunes to iPhone 6

I'm trying to get this game Asphalt8 on my iPhone 6 via iTunes. I have got api file from my file and able to see it in iTunes, but once I select install it just appears on my iTunes' right side screen ...
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Trying to download game from Mac App store, game stuck on “Installing” (Macbook Pro Retina Mid 2014)

Basically what the title says. I tried restarting my computer and it messed the whole install up, I had to redownload all 30gb of the game. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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Remote Desktop Gaming

I am not sure if this is the right forum for this, but here goes. I have a 2011 Thunderbolt iMac which I love dearly for it's beautiful display. Long story short, I know that there is no way that I ...
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Can I play ARK: Survival Evolved on my MacBook Air?

I bought my 13″ MacBook Air a couple months ago. I usually check the compatibility with Can You Run It before purchasing the game on Steam. In this case, I'm buying Ark: Survival Evolved. ...
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iphone ipad game center

I had Hearts Pro in my game center a couple years ago. I see my scores for this game on my friends profile but can not find the game to download again. This last time I played it was march 2014. I ...
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If I get a game from the Apple store, can I play it on other computers? [duplicate]

Let's say I buy a game from the app store from this computer. Then I copy the game files to a external drive and go to a friend and copy them on his computer. Will my friend's computer play the game?
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Game crashes continuously and auto save is corrupted

I was playing the video game Star Wars: Empire at war on my newly acquired Mac. I'm not having any trouble starting up the game or anything—it's just the game crashes every time after a while I start ...
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Virtual Machine support for DirectX 11 (Windows 10) hosted on OS X

does anyone know if there is currently any virtualisation software that supports creating a Windows 10 virtual machine with support to DirectX 11? From what I have found online, bootcamp supports ...
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Resolve constant fps drop

approximatly 2 weeks ago I could notice a constant fps drop from 60fps to 30fps in games (League of Legends). I tried to set the graphic settings from medium to low and to pin the fps to 60 with ...
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Macbook Pro buttons are pushed on their own

I play a game, for example Kerbal Space Program, and sometimes (pretty often) buttons are pressed on their own. No mods. It can be spacebar (stage separation) or "m" for Map. And it could be a problem ...
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Can my Macbook Pro run Starcraft Legacy of the Void?

The days of gaming are long a distant memory. I haven't touched games since 12 years of age. These days, my notebook is used for computational and mathematical modelling. That said, I do enjoy an ...
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My ipod is stolen, will i be able to retain progress on games

My ipod 5 got stolen and I was wondering if, when I get a new device (iPhone 5s) will I be able to keep my progress on the games on my ipod that I have through game centre. I'm hoping that when I get ...
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How can I cut short the Ads on “UNO & Friends” game? [closed]

How can I cut an Ad as soon as it starts on the UNO & Friends game for iOS? As of now, I need to wait like 30 seconds before the "X" to skip appears.
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Can I use a PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with a 4th gen AppleTV?

Does anyone have experience pairing and using an official Sony PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with the 4th gen Apple TV?
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Can an 2013 MacBook Air run a monitor at 144hz?

Apparently 2013 13" MacBook Air has Intel HD Graphics 5000. Is it possible to run a monitor at 2560x1440 at 144hz?
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Run Windows 10 on Mac from custom boot drive?

My Mac has specs for Fallout 4, but it won't run with wine like the others. I don't want Windows directly installed on my Mac because it corrupted my hard drive last time, instead I want to install it ...
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Mid-2015 - Borderlands weird screen texture when playing with the integrated Iris Pro

I'm playing Borderlands 1 GOTY (Game of the year edition) from the App Store. Tried playing it only with the Iris Pro, instead of the Radeon R9 370X, and the performance is stunning. However I get ...
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Has anyone got a preferred front-end for SDL Mame & got it running?

In short, I usually do emulation with OpenEmu (Experimental) http://openemu.org/, but I believe (and I am happy to be proved wrong), SDLMame (http://sdlmame.lngn.net) runs more of the roms (that may ...
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How to compare Macbook Pro with other gaming notebooks? [closed]

Is the graphics card model enough to compare a notebook's gaming performance? If a non-Apple gaming notebook that has better external graphics card than MacBook Pro; does it mean that the game ...
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Should I play games natively on Mac OS when they are available?

Lots of games are available for Mac: http://store.steampowered.com/search/?term=&sort_by=_ASC&os=mac&page=1 Should I play them on Mac or should I boot into Windows 10? (I have a copy of ...
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Can gamecenter friends see what apps I've installed on my iPhone?

I'm pretty new to iPhone. I was using Android for years and there was the problem that everbody could see if I've installed a app or not. How is this with the iPhone? Can anyone (for example friends ...
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High IO latency in games when loading sounds

I recognized the behaviour of games hanging/freezing for fractions of a second (or up to a second) everytime a sound is being requested from the disk. At least that is my conclusion. One title where ...
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Sounds on my MacBook Pro I can't identify-

There is a sound constantly playing on my MacBook Pro laptop. When I connect to the internet, this sound which seems to be a bouncing ball with a spring is always playing in the background. I can be ...
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Why gaming with mouse feels so weird?

I recently bought a macbook pro retina 2012 and later tried some fps game, e.g. Team Fortress 2. I plugged an usb mouse and noticed my it's movement is kinda weird or like unresponsive or something. ...
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How can I emulate Atari games on my iMac

I am trying to play "Trailblazer", an old Atari game, on my 2011 iMac. I installed an emulator called "Stella". I have ROMs for this game in .bin, .stx, .tap, .cas, .atr, .cpgz, .st formats, but only ...
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How can I delete game data on iPhone 5? I want to start it over [duplicate]

I want to start Gardian Hunter from the start, but I can't delete my data. Is it possible to delete it? Please help me. I'm using an iPhone 5.
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Reset Home Design Story game progress

I deleted a game I played (Home Design Story) because I want to restart the game from the beginning. When I download it again, it still has all my previous information. How can I reset my progress?
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Why does my Macbook Air get so hot when playing even a simple game?

Basically, even small games like Rogue Legacy, Battle World: Kronos, Magicka, Crusader Kings, etc. These are not graphic intensive games, yet the laptop reaches temperatures over 90 C. However, this ...
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Lost Game Center password

My Game Center password is lost and I can't remember the security question because it is an old account and I never wrote the password down, I also switched to a new phone.
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Cannot open games or video on ipad

I updated some games on my ipad mini, in addition to downloading several new ones. Now every time I try to play anything, nothing works. I click on a game, and it will not open. The same is true for ...
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Want to start a new Castleville account on my iPad [closed]

I downloaded my friends Castleville account on my iPad. Now I would like to start my own Castleville game. I uninstalled her game and removed all the data from Game Center. Next I went to the App ...
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Are there any iOS games that involve game theory?

The closest I found is Topia World Builder, but it's unclear to me if the predator/prey dynamic is based on game theory or is some generic algorithm. Seems this would be a simple game to implement, so ...