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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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how to make yosemite run old game?

The dance pad game "in the groove" hangs after start in yosemite, it only displays the loading name and hangs, have to use force kill to stop It worked flawlessly on the last 5 osx versions, and even ...
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Simcity 4 Yosemite

I'm trying to run SimCity 4 Deluxe on my 12 Core Mac Pro with OS X Yosemite (10.10), but the game keeps freezing when I'm playing. Have to cmd+option+esc, and constantly save during the game so I ...
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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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How can I encode music for the iPod Game “Phase”

I have an iPod nano (3rd gen?) that has an iPod game on it called Phase. Unfortunately I can't link to many resources other than Wikipedia, because they all seem to have died out around 2009. The ...
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Frame rate of 11 FPS in World of Warcraft after upgrading to Yosemite

Any ideas why this started after upgrading to Yosemite? I checked the activity monitor and not much else is going on the network.
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App not installing from Mac App Store

Ive just got a brand new iMac and have purchased a game (BioShock Infinite) from the Mac App Store. For some reason the download failed halfway through so I tried again from the Purchases page of the ...
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how to fixed 2 clash of clan game in one apple id game center

Every time I open my clash of clan game with TH 10 on my iPhone, a dialogue box would always prompt me if I want to load my game with TH 2. It always annoy me that I have to press "cancel" every time ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I run the game Civilization on mid-2011 MacBook Air?

Is there any version of the game Civilization that will run reasonably well on a mid-2011 13" MacBook Air (1.7 gHz core i5; 4GB RAM) that shipped with Lion but now runs Mountain Lion? PowerPC ...
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What is the Steam gaming platform?

What is Steam? Why should I buy the game on Steam instead from normal retailer? Can a game bought via Steam played independently?
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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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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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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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iCloud save support in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

I've been playing on my iPhone and iPad, and it appears that in order to do a "cloud save", I need to actually find a save point on one device and then do a save. Then, on my other device I need to ...
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Finding iPad games that can be played over the internet

What is the best way to find new iPad games that can be played over the internet? (Not splitscreen, not bluetooth, not WiFi, only the ones that can be played over larger distances) (I know there are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I play Warcraft 3 (DotA) on a Mac?

I owned a MacBook Pro. I want to play a PC game called WarCraft 3 (with the DotA mod). I have Google and done some research on how to play DotA on the Mac. I can think of three possibilities: ...
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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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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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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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Is it legal to use WINE to play PC games on Mac?

I've always been a Mac fan and the way game developers treat Mac users is just sad. No big games (with the exception of Portal 2 and Starcraft 2) have been released for Mac this far. I've always ...
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How can I edit the original Myst app so that it no longer requires the CD to play?

I just discovered SheepShaver and I'm mindblowingly excited! I got all my old Mac games out of storage and began to install all of them. A trick that I learned awhile ago for making playing games on ...
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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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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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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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What iOS games use multi-touch in an innovative way?

I am looking for iOS games which use multi-touch in such a way that is not possible to emulate on other systems. This does not include games that use multi-touch to emulate a button and analog stick ...
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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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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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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?