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Sporemod API for Mac

Unread postby Kyumiterasu » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:23 pm

Hello, everyone. This is my first post here, and I feel like this is important to share with you all.

For the past few days, rob55rod and I have been discussing the possibility of creating a .app version of Sporemod API. Currently, the program is only usable for Windows, as it is a .exe file. If you aren't familiar, MacOS can only run applications that are .app files, not .exe ones. It's kinda possible to make the API run through a program called Wine, but I cannot access any .sporemod files from it. It's really convoluted.

Rod and I did some research. It turns out that the Mac version of Spore is really just the Windows version running on a (approximately) 10-year-old version of Wine. It's really weird, so it'll be even more of a challenge to make an API that can run through that.

What I'm trying to convey here is that we're gonna need some technical help. I really want to get Dark Injections and other API mods onto my Macbook, and expand them to a greater amount of Spore users. If you have experience with MacOS, and would like to contribute, please reply. The more feedback, the better we can do to make a miracle happen.

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Re: Sporemod API for Mac

Unread postby Kyumiterasu » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:55 pm

Looking back on this, I'm concerned if this should belong in WIP or Mod Ideas... well, we did do research, so I guess it planning counts as a WIP.

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Re: Sporemod API for Mac

Unread postby arthrfrts » Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:48 pm

Hi! I want to help you with this. I'm trying to use SporeModderFX on macOS these days too.

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Re: Sporemod API for Mac

Unread postby Kyumiterasu » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:19 pm

arthrfrts wrote:Hi! I want to help you with this. I'm trying to use SporeModderFX on macOS these days too.

Great! Can you discuss more on Discord?

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Re: Sporemod API for Mac

Unread postby VanillaCold » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:07 am

arthrfrts wrote:I'm trying to use SporeModderFX on macOS these days too.

Sporemodder FX will work on Mac if you have Java installed.
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