Steam + Mac. Download client now.

Discussion in 'Featured News' started by drp, May 12, 2010.

  1. drp

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    As promised, you are going to be able to download the mac steam client today, May 12th.

    You can download the Mac STEAM Client here -> click to download
     
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  2. The Political Gamer

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  3. Jack Riguel

    Jack Riguel L10: Glamorous Member

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    They're locked? I'm running my account right now. Even downloading Portal.

    However, there is no support for Source SDK or Dedicated Tools right now... which makes me very disappointed. That better come very VERY soon...
     
  4. Mr.Blob

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  5. drp

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    they could have unlocked it as i was typing or a little before. can you verify with a screenshot you being in game?
     
  6. absurdistof

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    Yessssssssss :O now it's just a wait until they release source sdk
     
  7. lana

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    Can't wait to see what this does to the hardware surveys.
     
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  10. Freyja

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    Yessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
     
  11. The Political Gamer

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  13. Jack Riguel

    Jack Riguel L10: Glamorous Member

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    Sorry, was driving off to work when you posted. It's a little late (and my internet seized up cuz of a bad wireless connection) so it didn't complete, but here's it from 5 minutes ago...

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    EDIT: This seriously depresses me:
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  14. Engineer

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    Free portal. Thanks Valve! ;)
     
  15. Freyja

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    I have confirmed this, as I have done it.

    You can save 98% of the download time by copying all the GCF files over.

    Start the portal download, stop it. it will create all the files. Copy all your portal gcf files (and the Source 2007 base ones if you want...) and replace the ones in Documents/Steam Content
    Go back into steam, vertify the local files if needed, and steam will download the missing mac binaries/mac files and it should save you about 5GB of bandwidth.
     
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  16. Jack Riguel

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    Wish I had known this before. :p Thanks anyways.
     
  17. Frush

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    I don't think it's worth it. You have to press a big red button to get it
     
  18. Nutomic

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    Not to forget that you have to move your mouse over it D:
     
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  19. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Released on my birthday too :O

    Too bad I don't have a Mac though, that button looks preeeeetty shiny...