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games that are better on a Macintosh

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Reply 120 of 123, by filipetolhuizen

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- Why some Sierra On Line games never released for Mac? For instance Police Quest 2, Police Quest 3, Larry 2, Larry 3 etc. These games were released for the Amiga and even the Atari ST (except Police Quest 3). It seems weird to me because Mac computers seem to have great capabilities and they have strong titles like Gabriel Knight for example. Also titles like Eco Quest 1 & 2, Laura Bow etc.

Strangely, these are all AGI-lookalikes SCI based games. Maybe early SCI wasn't Mac friendly.

Reply 121 of 123, by dr.zeissler

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I am pretty sure that's the issue of the same compatibility problems with 32bit quickdraw.

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Reply 123 of 123, by filipetolhuizen

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Hires was a common feature on Mac ports while rare on DOS before the mid 90's. I still can't accept the fact that Dark Forces for DOS ran stuck in 320x200 while the Mac counterpart could run in 640x480 without any struggle on machines from the same year.