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The Kins
Oct 2, 2004

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Cockashocka posted:

Glider Pro
The ultimate entry in the Glider series, in which you guide a paper airplane through a house, there was a pretty decent modding scene for this game back in the day, and it does come with it's own customization tools, so if you're not satisfied with the current offerings, you can make your own house. The source code to this game has been released on Github recently if you want to play with that.

Marathon Trilogy
Of course no Mac thread would be complete without mentioning the Marathon Trilogy, which was essentially the Macintosh's answers to Doom on the PC and Bungie's silver before they hit gold with Halo. All three are pretty solid games and are fun to play, not to mention have had a healthy modding scene in the past with many mods of the games, and even some new games made from the same engine.
There are free, legal ports of these games to modern OSes if messing with emulators isn't your thing. Aerofoil is a Goon-made port of Glider Pro to Windows, while Aleph One brings the entire Marathon Trilogy to Windows, Linux and modern MacOS with engine enhancements and optional graphical improvements.

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The Kins
Oct 2, 2004

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Worth highlighting this book, which is a fantastic whistle-stop tour through Mac gaming history. Well recommended, especially when paired with an emulator or old Mac so you can check out everything it discusses!

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Oct 2, 2004

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Some Goon posted:

Infinity came with Forge and Anvil, dunno about a box set with their other games.
The Mac Action Sack was a boxset (bagset?) of the Marathon Trilogy, Pathways, Abuse and Minotaur, with a demo for Myth 2 and some non-playable preview stuff for Oni.

Also three secret JPEGs of concept art for the literally-just-announced pre-Microsoft iteration of Halo, which definitely stirred up a fuss...

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Oct 2, 2004

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toiletbrush posted:

Damage Incorporated - a 2.5d game that came out once the world had moved on but was still quite fun
This one's fascinating - sort of a proto-Rainbow Six in the Marathon engine with some simple squad management. It also has an extremely 2019/2020 storyline in which your ragtag platoon of brimstone preachers, John Wayne impersonators, psychotic metalheads and videogame addicts hunt down and annihilate white supremacists, freeman militias and other such right-wing domestic terror groups. There was also a Windows 95 port, but you'll almost certainly want a Virtual Machine for that, anyway. The developer went on to design and write both of The Suffering games and recently put out The Church In The Darkness.

Another interesting Marathon-descended game is Prime Target, a sort of Metroidvania-y 80s action movie take on the Marathon style where you wander between the office buildings, museums and Capitol Building of Washington DC, fending off besuited thugs and the occasional ninja while trying to piece together the clues to solve a murder mystery.

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