Are Mac Native (PPC) Fallout 1 & 2 Mods ever going to become a thing?

Discussion in 'Fallout General Modding' started by 3371-Alpha, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. 3371-Alpha

    3371-Alpha Ol' Mac Gamer

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    Dec 9, 2015
    I think I might have said this before but, are there any mods/unofficial patches that run on the Omni Group's old Mac native builds of Fallout 1 & 2 (besides Killap's Fallout 2 patch)?
     
  2. burn

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    Probably most won't work out of box, but with some tinkering I think many will. Essentially what they do is copy files over.
     
  3. 3371-Alpha

    3371-Alpha Ol' Mac Gamer

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    Dec 9, 2015
    From my understanding that only works on the GOG version (which is essentially the windows version in a wine wrapper). I'm talking about the original PowerPC Mac version from the Omni Group in 2002.
     
  4. MIB88

    MIB88 So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs
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    It's old, and I don't know if it is still out there hiding in someone's archive, but there was one called the Jonah mod, I think. This would have been an unofficial patch from around 2006, I think. I may even have it in my own archives. If I can find it, I'll send it to rapidshare or something.
     
  5. burn

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    I'm not sure what do you mean. Almost all mods just copy files. Are you saying that wouldn't work on PowerPC Mac? (Sorry, not really familiar with it)
     
  6. 3371-Alpha

    3371-Alpha Ol' Mac Gamer

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    Dec 9, 2015
    That mod's available at the fallout database. Although it is Mac native, I don't use it as it seems to have a lot of glitches (perhaps it was made for an earlier/unpatched version of the game).
    As I said the GOG Mac version is really just the PC version in a wine wrapper. The old PPC builds a bit different if I understand correctly. Besides having a difference in endianness, it also had a slightly different data folder structure.
     
  7. 3371-Alpha

    3371-Alpha Ol' Mac Gamer

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    Dec 9, 2015
    You know, I tried to download & install TeamX's 1.3 patch to see if it's compatible, but it keeps telling me the archive is incomplete whenever I attempt to extract it. Just so you know, I'm using The Unarchiver to extract the rar file.
     
  8. burn

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    try zip
     

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