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Problem opening Nethergate: Resurrection

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Has anyone else had a problem opening Nethergate: Resurrection on their Mac?

I am running Sierra 10.12.5. It downloads properly. The folder looks to be normal, so far as I can tell.

 

When I click on the icon with the graphic labelled N: Resurrection v 1.0.3 nothing happens. No error message, nothing...

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I'm only running 10.10.5 (Yosemite) and the same version of N:R as you, and it works fine for me. Which makes me wonder if one of your OSX updates somehow broke it? Might need to email Spiderweb about this.

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I just tried on os 10.12.4 with the same version of N:R and it opened fine for me.

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Well, it's not looking good for Nethergate on the latest Mac systems. Sigh......

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Considering how old it is … all it takes is a little tweak by Apple to mess it up.

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It's really weird that nothing happens when you open it, especially if this really is an OS version compatibility issue.  Like... literally nothing?  Do you get a zoom rectangle, bouncing dock icon, or whatever stuff normally accompanies double-clicking on an app on your system?

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On 5/22/2017 at 9:32 PM, As if a double hunt said:

It's really weird that nothing happens when you open it, especially if this really is an OS version compatibility issue.  Like... literally nothing?  Do you get a zoom rectangle, bouncing dock icon, or whatever stuff normally accompanies double-clicking on an app on your system?

 

I get a brief hint that it wants to load. There is a quick shadow on the screen where the opening window would be, and there is a glimpse of the dock making room for a new icon. They are very brief however, then all gets quiet - like I had never tried to open the game.

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Ooh, yeah.  Could be an OS version thing.  It could also be a graphics thing.  In the absence of anyone else trying the same OS version, might be good to check that.  Can you share your graphics specs?  (If you don't have a separate graphics card, just sharing your mac model should cover that info.)

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I do not have a separate graphics card.

 

Mac mini (Late 2014)

Graphics Intel Iris 1536 MB

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