source sdk on max osx

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by stealth, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. stealth

    stealth L1: Registered

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    does anyboy know how to get hammer working on macbook?
    I can get steam working in crossover, but source sdk doesn't want to work.

    is there maybe a version for mac?

    I did some searching on google and these forums but no result
     
  2. drp

    aa drp

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    why dont you dual boot xp, assuming its the macbook with an intel chip?
     
  3. Apom

    Apom L6: Sharp Member

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    I'm not a Mac specialist, but from what I read over the web (and what mac users I know tell me), it's not even worth bothering with Direct3D on Mac. So drpepper's solution sounds like the only reasonable one.
     
  4. Altaco

    Altaco L7: Fancy Member

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    No steam on mac = No Source SDK on mac.
     
  5. stealth

    stealth L1: Registered

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    well steam works on crossover, but I tried source sdk on crossover, but tht doesn't.
    Was just wondering if there might be a version for mac, but obviously not.

    bootcamp is default on mac, so I might do it like that. That would also allow me to play more windows games.
     
  6. raz0rskyl1n3

    raz0rskyl1n3 L1: Registered

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    I don't own a mac, however at one point i had source sdk working on linux. It worked out rather well. Note i said had, once i upgraded my gpu i cant get any 3D windows app to work under nix. It may be possible just do some research into it gpu type etc. I know that hammer can work with wine, and crossover. Just takes some work. However when i did have it working, it was not exactly stable. So i would still recommend as drpepper stated dual booting xp. I know its not what you want but if you can its your best bet. Like i stated it may be possible to get it to work. But how well is the question. Again i have no experience with mac, but my understanding is the underlying wine application is identical.