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  • Submitted: Jul 11 2010 04:56 PM
  • Last Updated: Dec 02 2013 09:57 AM
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  • Downloads: 7,537

Wrapper Type & Video Card Compatibility

  • Wrapper Type: DOSBox

Wrapper Type Info

Note:
Wrappers have different Mac OS X compatibility!

Wineskin:   10.610.710.810.9
Cider:          10.610.710.810.9
CXZ/CXEx:  10.610.710.810.9

What is WINE & what is a Wrapper?

Video Card Info

 GREY          = not tested
 GREEN        = fully playable
 YELLOW     = playable with minor glitches
 ORANGE     = playable with some effort
 RED             = severe glitches / unplayable

Download this Classic Warcraft I + Warcraft II + Expansion Pack 1.2

* * * * * 5 Votes Please vote for the Quality of this Port / Wrapper, not for the Game or Application!




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Game Description:
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans is a real-time strategy game (RTS), developed by Blizzard Entertainment and published by Blizzard and Interplay Entertainment. The MS-DOS version was released in 23 November 1994 and the Macintosh version in late 1996. Sales were fairly high, reviewers were mostly impressed, and the game won three awards and was a finalist for three others. There was a CD re-release, namely version 1.21 (CD version), that didn't have the word-from-the-user-manual copy protection of prior versions.

Although Warcraft: Orcs & Humans was not the first RTS title to offer multiplayer games, Blizzard's game persuaded a wider audience that multiplayer facilities were essential for future RTS titles. The game introduced innovations in mission design and gameplay elements, which were adopted by other RTS developers.

Blizzards's main emphases in these games were on skillful management of relatively small forces and on development of characterization and storyline within and between games played in the same universe.

Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness is a fantasy-themed real-time strategy (RTS) game published by Blizzard Entertainment and first released for DOS in 1995 and for Mac OS in 1996. The main game, Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, earned enthusiastic reviews, won most of the major PC gaming awards in 1996, and sold over 2 million copies.

Later in 1996 Blizzard released an expansion pack Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal for DOS and Mac OS.

Warcraft II is a real-time strategy game. In Warcraft II one side represents the human inhabitants of Lordaeron and allied races, and the other controls the invading orcs and their allied races. Each side tries to destroy the other by collecting resources and creating an army.

The game is played in a medieval setting with fantasy elements, where both sides have melee, ranged, naval and aerial units, and spellcasters.

Personal Notes:
Warcraft 2 was one of my favourite games long before it went to battle.net. I use to play this modem and on Heat.net

Storyline:
The Orcs originated from another world, Draenor, where the majority were bloodthirsty warriors driven by strife. However, their Warlocks remained aloof, devoting their time to the research of magic. The Warlocks noticed a rift between the dimensions and, after many years, opened a small portal to another world. One Warlock explored and found a region, whose Human inhabitants called it "Azeroth", from which the Warlock returned with strange plants as evidence of his discovery.

The Orcs enlarged the portal until they could transport seven warriors, who massacred a Human village. The platoon brought back samples of good food and fine workmanship, and a report that the Humans were defenseless. The Orcs' raiding parties grew larger and bolder, until they assaulted Azeroth's principal castle. However, the Humans had been training warriors of their own, especially the mounted, heavily-armed Knights. These, assisted by Human Sorcerors, gradually forced the Orcs to retreat through the portal, which the Humans had not discovered.

For the next fifteen years, one faction of Orcs demanded that the portal be closed. However a chief of exceptional cunning realized that the Humans, although out-numbered, had prevailed through the use of superior tactics, organization, and by magic. He united the clans, imposed discipline on their army and sought new magics from the Warlocks and Necromancers. Their combined forces were ready to overthrow the Humans.
The Second War

The First War brought the Fall of Azeroth, following the Orc campaign in Warcraft: Orcs & Humans. The survivors of Azeroth have fled by sea to the Human kingdom of Lordaeron, and the Orcs have decided to conquer Lordaeron, in what is known as the Second War. Both sides have acquired allies and new capabilities, including naval and air units, and more powerful spellcasters.

In the Second War the Orcs are successful at first, but the Humans and allies take the initiative, helped by two civil wars among the Orcs. At the final battle round the Dark Portal in Azeroth, the Alliance exterminates one Orc clan and captures the Orc supreme commander and the remnants of his forces. Hoping to avoid further invasions, the Alliance destroys the Portal.

Through the Portal

After the Second War the Alliance lost the allegiance of the Elves, who thought the Alliance had not done enough to defend the Elves' home, and of two Human kingdoms, which advocated exterminating the remaining Orcs rather than keeping them in captivity. One Orc clan that had fought in the Second War's final battle was unaccounted for. Although the Dark Portal had been destroyed, a tear in reality hovered over the ruin. A few years later, the Portal and rift were hidden by a strange darkness, and there were the sounds of hundreds warriors rushing away through the rift, followed by shrieking Dragons, and finally by the repeating phrase, "We will return..." When the darkness lifted, Alliance scouts found the ground around the Portal trampled to mud – apparently the elusive Orc clan had escaped to their race's homeworld, Draenor.

The greatest Orc shaman led an army from Draenor into Azeroth, apparently hoping to steal magical artifacts with which to create further Portals. The Alliance, expecting an attack, sent through the Portal an army led by the Alliance's supreme commander, its greatest heroes and the mage who had destroyed the Azeroth Portal. It seems they destroyed the counterpart of the Azeroth Portal, but it was not known whether the force escaped from Draenor.

Port Info:
Dosbox Universal Wrapper Dosbox 0.74 - CD version. Warcraft 2 contains the original game and expansion set. Along with some other maps. To switch CDs while playing use fn+ctrl+f4 or ctrl+f4....then hit enter - if you have your F-keys functioning as normal function keys.

Alternatively the Battle.net edition is here

Minimum System Requirements:
- Mac OS X 10.4.11 Tiger / Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard / Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard / Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
- CPU: Intel Core Processor
- RAM: 512 MB
- Video: nVidia 8xxx Series or AMD 3xxx or 4xxx Series Video Card recommended
- about 640 megs ofhard drive space for Warcraft 1
- about 1.40 gigs of Hard Drive Space required - for Warcraft 2

Known Issues:
None known.

Installation:
Warcraft 1 - Mount the dmg drag the game to your Application Folder. Eject the disc image. Open Your application folder to play,

For Warcraft 2 - Combine all 6 parts with 7-Zip etc. Mount the .dmg drag the Warcraft II.app to your Application Folder and eject the disc image. Open your Application folder Click to play.

How do I combine parts?  Check out @ http://portingteam.c...-combine-files/

Screenshots:

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Game Videos:

Warcraft I:


Warcraft II:

What's New in Version 1.2 (See full changelog)

  • 1.0 Original Upload
  • 1.1 Minor Tweaks - and updated to Dos .72 from .74
  • 1.2 Added CD version of Warcraft 1


Screenshots

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Re-uploaded today on request.
Working great on Leopard and over LAN.

Thank you.
Thank you so much for adding the CD version of warcraft 1! Works great on Mac OS X 10.5!
do we have to download the 6 part of warcraft 2  to play? thanks

tanantzz, on 08 March 2013 - 03:29 AM, said:

do we have to download the 6 part of warcraft 2  to play? thanks

Yes - see installation notes - download all 6 parts - and then combine the files.
Is the map editor available?

portjp, on 13 April 2013 - 02:51 AM, said:

Is the map editor available?

Nevermind. I got it working.
Is there a reason I can't make squads or groups with ctrl+1, ctrl+2, etc  and re-select them by pressing 1 and 2 or is it just my keyboard and it's lack of compatability with dosbox or something?
Yes. You need to add function key when using F keys or go to system preferences keyboard - and select the box to use F1 and F2 etc as standard f keys.
Is there a way to resize Warcraft II? It's stuck as a small window and I'm having trouble seeing the game. I can't drag the corners of the window because that'll insert my mouse in to the program (I get out of it by pressing  Command+Tab).
Alt+enter = fullscreen. Or edit the Dosbox.conf file.
How do I get to the map editor?
I can't seem to access the map editor either.  If anyone has advice on running the map editor, it would be greatly appreciated.
this always in windowed mode?
No. Use alt plus enter. Or change the dosbox.conf file.



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