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Thursday, September 27, 2012


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I tried it out on my iMac which has a graphics card -barely- a model number above the minimum recommended Radeon and it works fairly well. It's running Lion.

It does run crappier than Guild Wars 2 on my desktop but that's probably entirely because my desktop has much meatier hardware.

I've had luck though with the automatic graphics settings on a barely-meets-system-reqs iMac and Lion.


"I love this game, but as much as I want to tell my fellow Mac users that this beta is perfect, I can't, and here's why:"

The word perfect and beta do not belong in the same sentence. Why would you create an article on that premise?

Hamlet Au

That's not really her premise, so the title/sentence has been re-worded slightly. My bad as the editor!

Seymore Steamweaver

Always good to see any Mac gaming news.

Orca Flotta

LOL yes,the "and here's why" phrase was a dead giveaway that hinted to Hamlet himself ;)


I've been running the mac client on my 2010 iMAC and it's been running well. I only have one or two crashes since it came out. Personally, I think it worked almost as good as the window's client that I had on Bootcamp. It is nice and convenient to have because I don't like using Bootcamp. I ran the client on medium and hardly ever lag during WvWvW sieges. I don't know if RAM makes any difference but I happen to have 16 gig of ram instead of the standard 4 or 8.

Thaumata Strangelove

I'm not having almost any issues running it on my mac. I've got an 18 month old iMac that's running 10.8.1, 3.6 GHz processor and 12GB of memory slotted in. Once in a while, I have to try a couple of times to get the client to start, but not often.

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