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cparker94
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Mac Version?

Post by cparker94 » October 3rd, 2018, 5:15 pm

Has anyone posted the date on when BTIV for Mac will be out? Just wondering if it will be before Christmas.

Craig from Texas

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Re: Mac Version?

Post by TerryLewis » December 7th, 2018, 3:01 am

https://writemyessay.pro source
will be available for Mac and Linux platforms in the very near future
Hope to hear about the release soon. Waiting, waiting, waiting...
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Re: Mac Version?

Post by kilobug » December 8th, 2018, 12:24 am

cparker94 wrote: ↑
October 3rd, 2018, 5:15 pm
Has anyone posted the date on when BTIV for Mac will be out? Just wondering if it will be before Christmas.

Craig from Texas
It'll be released, they are working on it, but no date have been given yet... so we (Linux for me) have to wait and wait.

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Re: Mac Version?

Post by Sermon » December 21st, 2018, 1:11 am

There's only so much waiting to be done before you start losing interest. That point may already well have passed me by...

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Re: Mac Version?

Post by astrobryguy » December 23rd, 2018, 12:38 pm

Not any time soon, it appears. The latest Kickstarter Update (dated Dec 21, 2018) from inXile states there is "no definitive timeline" on the Mac/Linux versions.
For those of you patiently waiting for the Mac and Linux versions of Barrows Deep, we unfortunately do not have a definitive timeline, but work is progressing on both versions. The increased delay is down to the post-release updates and feature additions, and developing both those updates and the Mac and Linux versions at the same time would have been slowed down both substantially.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/in ... ts/2374457

Sounds like they haven't been doing much at all on the Mac/Linux versions, and are finally getting around to them now that the Windows version is updated. Of course, they said the exact same thing back in October.
With Patch 3 being released, we are now focusing on our original goal of enhancing the game by adding many additional features after launch. Legacy Mode, controller support, and grid movement will only be some of them and we will talk more about those items and more in the near future. Friends of Mac and Linux will also be happy to hear that we are working on those versions as well.(emphasis mine)


https://steamcommunity.com/games/566090 ... 9041240396

So, maybe sometime in 2019... or 2020? :(

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Re: Mac Version?

Post by Wintermute_of_Cof » December 31st, 2018, 4:40 am

astrobryguy wrote: ↑
December 23rd, 2018, 12:38 pm
Sounds like they haven't been doing much at all on the Mac/Linux versions, and are finally getting around to them now that the Windows version is updated.
Yep, it happens quite a lot when devs don't aim for simultaneous release. They spend all the time after release fixing things on Windows rather than fulfilling their promises, then point to disappointing sales on Mac and Linux (because it turns out people are not as interested in six/none/twelve month old games as they are at release) and use that to justify doing it again.

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