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#1 Hawk

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 02:09 PM

Hey, this is my first request for a game here.
I tried myself to port it with Wineskin and CiderX but I don't think I have enough knowledge for porting this game, because in the AppDB it has a Silver or Bronze rating depending of the Version.
I've searched in the forum and found out that, as i understood, there was a cider port, but I had not been able to find it.

Game Description:
Black & White is a computer game developed by Lionhead Studios  and published by Electronic Arts and Feral Interactive. It is a god game released in 2001, which included elements of artificial life, strategy, and fighting games.

The player acts as a god and takes control over villages across several islands. Black & White features a unique gameplay element, a creature that the player can raise and teach. The game was highly anticipated and overall well received.

AppDB Link:
http://portingteam.c...edirect.php?htt ... on&iId=156

AppDB Rating:
Silver

Links:
http://portingteam.c...edirect.php?htt ... eo_game%29
http://www.gamespot....pc/strategy/bla ... eview.html


Thanks in advance for every try!

#2 masso912

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Posted 13 March 2011 - 04:54 PM

Black and white is native for mac. you can buy it online =)

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Posted 13 March 2011 - 08:08 PM

I'm going to look into this...but buying a game twice isn't great :P

At least it means that it runs without flaws =)

Thanks for telling me!

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Posted 13 March 2011 - 10:10 PM

http://www.feralinte...game/blackwhite
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How to get multiple file port games / apps runnning: http://portingteam.c...-combine-files/

#5 ScipioAemilius

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Posted 13 March 2011 - 10:17 PM

Yeah, but in the end it shouldn't stop you from trying to port it yourself ; the same happened to me with Europa Universalis III : there is a native mac version of the game, but I own a windows version. It took me a few months, but I was able to create a working wrapper! And it helped me learn about porting in details!

I don't own B&W, so I can't try my hands at this one. I know the instructions on WineAppDB seem complicated to follow, but that's not to say a wrapper is not possible!

Good luck!
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If there are no problems, then a little "Thank you!" is always heart-warming! ;)




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