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BGE doesn't work on Mac OSX 10.13 High Sierra

Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:10 am
by rtamesis
I just bought BGE and downloaded version 1.5. However, when I try to open it, I get an alert saying that PowerPC apps are no longer supported. Same thing occurs with the 1.7 beta.

Re: BGE doesn't work on Mac OSX 10.13 High Sierra

Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:58 pm
by heruca
That's right. As noted on the System Requirements page for BGE, the program only worked on Mac OS X v10.1 through 10.6. I'll issue you a refund.

There was a Kickstarter campaign to try to fund a major update to BGE and BRPG which would have made the apps usable on modern Macs and OSes, but it failed miserably. However, I may try a re-launch at some point, now that I've got a better chance of it being funded. Feel free to sign up for the newsletter if you'd like to be informed when/if that happens.

Re: BGE doesn't work on Mac OSX 10.13 High Sierra

Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:32 pm
by Parkaboy
So, neither version works on Mac then?

Re: BGE doesn't work on Mac OSX 10.13 High Sierra

Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:46 pm
by heruca
BRPG and BGE only work on Mac OS X v10.1-10.6 (aka Snow Leopard). Which no one uses anymore. If you mean do they work on modern versions of Mac OS, the answer is no, they don't.