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Installing on Mac OSX
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August 11, 2021 - 6:37 pm

There are a couple of old (2+ yrs) threads I found asking about Mac support, and I didn't see much in the way of a valid technical response, outside of the deprecation of natively installed OpenGL (which can be installed, it's just not part of the base OSX install).

Homecoming runs very well on my Intel-based Mac running OSX 10.15 Catalina. Granted, there are a couple of devs who spend a decent amount of time on maintaining the launchers (Island Rum and CoH Launcher), but essentially, the game is running in Wine with some additional libraries installed. I understand that SOH may be built entirely differently, but I'm curious if doing the same thing is possible.

My question is this: has any attempt been made to "bottle" or wrap SOH in Wine? I gave it a quick shot today, but (a) I'm on my work laptop with elevated security and (b) I'm having issues with Winebottler recognizing Wine, only because I've got another version that is conflicting and can't get them to recognize each other.

Edit: Seems the support for OpenGL on OSX/Metal can be resolved with ">[Permission to view this media is denied]

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