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Flamespike Offline
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Solved: 3 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks ago [split] Mac OS X crash after intro

After the cutscene where the guy is talking, it crashes and quits. i'll post my specs.

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Macbook g3 i believe. Running an external Monitor.
05-16-2010, 04:04 AM
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Solved: 3 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks ago RE: [split] Mac OS X crash after intro

It is most likely that the graphics card is not capable of running the game. Do you know what graphics card it is?
05-16-2010, 08:37 AM
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Flamespike Offline
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Solved: 3 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks ago RE: [split] Mac OS X crash after intro

Yeah, it is:

Chipset Model: GMA 950
Type: Display
Bus: Built-In
VRAM (Total): 64 MB of Shared System Memory
Vendor: Intel (0x8086)
Device ID: 0x27a2
Revision ID: 0x0003

Its not that old, and Intel. (and a mac) so i'm not sure why i have such a hard time running 3D games.
05-16-2010, 01:10 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks ago RE: [split] Mac OS X crash after intro

The GMA 950 is an integrated intel chipset graphics card that is really old and doesn't support penumbra ( and many other games ). Apple only used that chipset in like 2 lines of machines ( MacBook and Mac mini) and learned their lesson and are now using the integrated nvidia chip which works MUCH better.

So, unfortunately you can't run penumbra in that machine ( there is a thread in the open source forum discussing further details on why it won't currently work )

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Multiple Macs running 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, and 10.9.
Linux, 8-core AMD, 8GB RAM, Fedora 18, nVidia 450 1GB
05-16-2010, 01:40 PM
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