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Save my Clash of Clans village to Game Center

My son was playing Clash of Clans on my iPhone in my Game Center. I then started playing it but never saved it to my Game Center and now it says if I want to save it I will have to go to his level. I ...
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Adobe AIR apps on ios7 and ios8

Do I need any additional software to run games made from adobe AIR? Do they run as native apps?
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help in xcode for creating ios game

How can I make the top part of an object (for example a small square platform) allow my character to bounce but the rest of the object (bottom and sides of the square) have my character die on impact. ...
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How to disable dock and menubar in fullscreen games with RTS style mouse scrolling?

When playing games that use the newish Mac OS X fullscreen mode (i.e. the icon in the upper right hand corner of the window with two little diagonal arrows), moving the mouse cursor to the top or ...
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How to remove/clear the old game data in Game Center?

I can't remove the old data in iCloud or even in Game Center. I like to play games like Hay Day and Township. I have already uninstalled the games and chose to remove the data but when I reinstall the ...
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Lost game progress after reinstalling app despite app having Game Center integration

I used to play The Sims Freeplay on my iPad, but after playing the game for a week I deleted it, but I did not remove it from Game Center. I re-installed the game, but I couldn't continue my progress. ...
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Minecraft crashing on Mac OS with Java 8 - any fixes?

When I load or start a new game on Minecraft it crashes. It only happened after I installed Java 8. Minecraft Version: 1.7.10 Operating System: Mac OS X (x86_64) version 10.9.4 Java Version: ...
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I can pair my PlayStaion DualShock 3 Controller, but why are the buttons mixed up?

I was able to follow the steps here to connect my DualShock 3 controller to my MacBook running 10.9.4, however now the direction pad, trigger, and shape buttons are all mismatched when I try using ...
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Civilization Revolutions 2 on iOS - how to use ICBM?

I'm playing my first game of Civ Rev 2 on iOS, and I've been given an ICBM for building the Manhattan Project wonder. Now that ICBM sits in one of my cities, and the game has stopped here. I can't use ...
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Transfer iPad games to external hard drive?

I have a 16gb iPad 2. Most of the space is taken up by games and it's hard figuring out what games I want to remove to open up space. Is there a way to transfer the games wirelessly to an external ...
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Limit fps in macbook pro 13

As you know the macbook pro 13 inch model cames with integrated graphics. I have installed istat and I monitored the processor usage and the fps while playing games. It goes to about 80% and the fps ...
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Poor Diablo III: Reaper of Souls performance on a rMBP late 2013

I just got a new rMBP (with dedicated video-card) and as a test I decided to run Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on Ultra settings. It looks absolutely gorgeous but its 10-17 fps frame-rate is very ...
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How to delete all my progress in Fruit Ninja?

I would like to reset all my progress, achievements and objects from Fruit Ninja. I've tried deleting it and then reinstalling it again, but I still have all my stuff. So, how could I reset the game ...
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Cannot open Super Crate Box

After downloading Super Crate Box from the website www.supercratebox.com, the following dialog box appears when I try to open it. Using OS X 10.9.3 on a 2013 MacBook Air. I have tried using different ...
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Has a Graphics Driver or Something for Intel HD 3000 Been Changed in Mavericks 10.9.3?

So I updated to Mavericks 10.9.3 and didn't really thing anything of it, it just said security updates. After playing a few games and working on my project with OpenGL, I've noticed that performance ...
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Play Windows games on OS X

I have a mid-2012 MacBook Pro (non-Retina). I was a Windows user from 2001 until May 11th, and I used to play a lot of casual games for Windows, e.g. Big Fish's Mystery case files series (Ravenhearst ...
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Connected to internet and can browsing but can't play some games

My iPhone is 5s. Just like the title said, whenever my iPhone / iPad connected to wifi I can't connect to some games like Puzzle and Dragon even though I can browse using safari, using fb / twitter / ...
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Why does “Tap to click” not work in many games?

I have enabled "Tap to Click" in the trackpad options in OSX (10.9.2), but it doesn't work in many games that I play. Instead, I have to physically press the trackpad which is really inconvenient for ...
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What happens if I buy a paid game while it's free?

There's this game on the App Store called Flying Hamster HD, before it used to cost like $6 or something now it's free. My question is what happens if I do get it while it's free? When the price comes ...
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Connect DualShock 3 (PS3 controller) and MacBook Pro 13" late 2013 on Mavericks 10.9.2

The steps I have taken to connect my dualshock 3 controller with my MBP are shown here: http://theultralinx.com/2014/02/connect-playstation-3-controller-mac-os-mavericks.html The controller doesn't ...
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Is Mac Mini enough to publish my game on iTunes or do I need iPod or iPhone to publish the game on iTunes?

I have a simple trivia game where you basically click on one of the 4 buttons the whole time, nothing else, maybe except the main game menu. My question is, if I need to own anything else except my ...
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Shared Apple ID and separate Clash of Clan games [duplicate]

My 3 kids share a family Apple ID. Two of my sons are able to play separate Clash of Clan games with their own villages but the third keeps ending up loading into his brothers. How am I able to get my ...
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How do I correct settings for Collapse Blast to access Facebook?

I installed Collapse Blast on my iPhone 4 and I can't log in to play. I get an error message that the game can't access Facebook and to change it in settings. I have changed everything, uninstalled ...
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What advertising network is this?

I encounter this type of pop-up ad often when using an app on iOS. What advertising network is serving this advert? (Or how would I determine this in general when the ad cycles to another app)
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Stuck with unwanted advertisements in-game

Whilst playing Angry Birds with my grandson, an ad for another game kept appearing. Despite trying to close this ad several times, I now find myself stuck with this game app on screen inviting me to ...
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“Cut the Rope” game and used space

Just recently noticed that "Cut the Rope" free versions on my iPad Mini with latest iOS is taking up to 500MB of space. Is it really necessary for them to take up so much space? Maybe someone know to ...
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Are there any 'educational games and/or tools', that mainly focus on easily teaching and familiarizing the user with typing (10 finger) on a keyboard

I am looking for a game and/or tool (either one is fine, as long as it serves the educational purpose of teaching) the user/starter, to get used to type on a keyboard, then later advances their speed ...
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How do people hack iPhone games so easily?

I have seen high scores of 999,999 on Flappy Bird as well as many other impossible high scores on games such as Temple Run, etc., on iPhone and iPad. How do people hack these games so easily when ...
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2012 Macbook Pro (Retina) Heat Issues

I have a mid-2012 Retina Pro (loaded: 16GB RAM, 768GB SSD, etc.), with annoying heat issues. Whenever I'm doing anything GPU-intensive (games or CUDA simulations), after about 30 minutes, the ...
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Keyboard switches layout to a disabled input method when playing a game

My standard keyboard layout is Italian, QWERTY, which is this: You can see it in detail on the Apple site too. However when trying to play Urban Terror, a free fps online game, my keyboard layout ...
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Does MacBook Air with 1.7 GHz i7 CPU run SimCity smoothly?

As SimCity supports offline mode, I'm going to give it a try. Does it run smoothly on a 13" MacBook Air with 1.7 GHz i7 CPU and Intel HD Graphics 5000 1024 MB?
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Sometimes I can run Civilization V on my 2013 MacBook Air, sometimes not, why?

I realise the 2013 MacBook Air doesn't quite meet the game's minimum requirements, but I can sometimes run Civilisation V. Sometimes it loads, fires up the fan, but sits there with a blank screen ...
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How would I go about making a stand alone app on my dock to open a game using a terminal command?

I have a game that they never released for mac, and I installed the game using WINE, the install itself was flawless, but every time I want to play it, I'm forced to open Terminal and run cd ...
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Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition (OS X) and Dropbox

I was trying to share the saved games of Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition using Dropbox (on OS X). Configuration files are stored in ...
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Can I start a new Clash of Clans village on my iPhone separate from my account on my iPad? [duplicate]

If I download Clash of Clans on my iPhone, can I start a new village despite my account on my iPad? I want to make a village for my younger brother.
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How can I temporarily disable hot corners when playing games (or other such full-screen apps) on Mavericks?

I use hot corners to lock my screen/start the screensaver. I've also recently started playing some games on Steam that run in fullscreen on Mavericks. Unfortunately, since the mouse cursor is used ...
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Chess app for iPhone and iPad?

I want to improve my chess skills with my iPhone 5s and iPad 3. There are too many chess apps on the App Store for me to test. My ideal app should be free, strong, offers suggestion, nice graphics, ...
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App not installing from iMac app store

Ive just got a brand new iMac and have purchased a game (BioShock Infinite) from the app store. For some reason the download failed halfway through so I tried again from the Purchases page of the app ...
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Using The Terminal Command and Emacs To Play The Video Game “Tetris”?

OS X via the Terminal command and Emacs apparently allows you to access and play a version of the video game Tetris. How do you accomplish this (and can you play via keyboard controls) ?
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Do any of these Steam software titles run without internet connection?

I'm having difficulties playing games without a live connection to the internet (actually to the steam servers). Is this a configuration issue or a limitation in the following game titles: Tomb ...
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Retina Nvidia Control Panel Settings for Gaming

I've had a retina MBP for about a year now. I want to start using it for gaming. I have read that I need to change the Nvidia Panel Settings. Does anyone know specifics on what I should change to ...
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How can I play “The Sims” without an optical drive?

I'm trying to play “The Sims 3” on my MacBook Retina which doesn't have an optical drive. From what I understand, my options are: Buy/Borrow an external optical drive Use the Bonjour service on a ...
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What is best way to get and play Age of Mythology on Mac?

I have a 15 inch 1st gen MacBook Pro retina with windows 7 installed using boot camp and I would like to get the game Age of Mythology (with expansion) which I never had. What would be the best way to ...
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In the app store how do you determine if an app is iCloud compatible before purchase?

A few months ago on the Arqade site I asked if the iOS version of Chrono Trigger put save games in the cloud. DCol provided a great answer detailing how to check if iOS apps you own backup to the ...
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How does the iMac NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX compare to Desktop cards?

I'm considering buying a new iMac and am wondering what the GTX675MX will do (have a hard time finding comparisons or tests with that). I plan to use it for gaming (part with bootcamp/Windows7 if ...
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VirtualBox or Parallels: Great Visualization

I decide to choose two virtual machines. VirtualBox and Parallels. Issue: Which of them good enough for visualization tasks? (GPU, games) I want to install on my Macbook Pro 2011 more RAM: 4gb -> ...
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How can I restart an app game from the beginning

I would like to restart two games, bubble safari and bubbleseason, from the beginning. When I delete the app and reinstall it from the App Store all my old data is on there and I start from the same ...
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iPod Click Wheel Games disappeared from iTunes

Is it still possible to buy iPod Click Wheel Games for the iPod Classic? I can't find them on iTunes. Is there a way to side-load them and get them from elsewhere?
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Using a Gamepad To Control Any iOS Device?

Gaming has taken on a whole new dimension since the introduction of the iPhone & definitely the iPad. Whilst these two Apple devices are great gaming devices, alot of games still try to emulate ...
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Can't play an Online game that requires Java

Some games online require Java to play, however it says that I have a missing plug-in. I am worried that I might get the java-exploit if I downloaded Java, any advice ?