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Saturday, September 22, 2007
A collection of freeware games for the Mac:

http://shinh.skr.jp/osxbin/
Titanion, Gunroar, Torus Trooper, A7XPG, Tumiki Fighters, PARSEC47
isshiki's games: Area 2048

Shmups
Noiz2sa and rRootage
Grid Wars
Gamma Bros
Alien Abduction (Defender clone)
Space Giko Harriya-n (Space Harrier clone)
ToJam Thing

Arcade
Millenipede (Centipede remake)
flOw
XIQ
Frets on Fire
Swarm Racer
Stair Dismount
Pogo Sticker
Tremulous
Route 960
Exolon DX
Super Obliteration
Heads Over Heels

Strategy
The Ur-Quan Masters (Star Control 2 remake)
FreeCol (Colonization remake)
Battle for Wesnoth
UFO: Alien Invasion
Gate 88

Platformers
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Cave Story (translation patch)
Alex the Allegator 4
The Goonies 20th Anniversary

Adventure
Facade
Narcissu
Nearly Departed

Puzzlers
Rooms
Enigma (Oxyd remake)
Rocks'n'Diamonds (Boulder Dash, Emerald Mine, Supaplex and Sokoban remake)

Apple's Mac OS X games page has about 600-odd titles to download.

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6 Comments:
Anonymous Brian Deuel said at 9/22/2007 10:18:00 PM:  
Thanks for this list. My cross-platform shmup (written in Fenix) should hopefully pop up on this list soon (Mac, PC, and Dreamcast).
Blogger haowan said at 9/23/2007 07:53:00 AM:  
Yo Tim, according to someone on a forum I linked to this post:
>>>>>
The link to Doukutsu (Cave Story) in there was for the Linux version. I was pleased to find out that there's also a Universal (non-Rosetta Intel) version available.
Mac Download (universal) and the Mac Translation Patcher
Blogger Tim said at 9/23/2007 10:45:00 AM:  
Thanks for the correction, much appreciated. :)

I'm sure there are more Mac games out there - apologies to the developers whose works I've left out from the list unintentionally.
Blogger Hannes Pasqualini said at 9/23/2007 12:54:00 PM:  
but there sure is a great lack of indy games on the mac... well, actually a great lack of games generally, but one would think that the indy scene could be more prone to produce cross platform games or games for less widespread OSes like Mac OS and Linux
Anonymous Kon-Tiki said at 9/23/2007 01:39:00 PM:  
Anything open-source written in Java or SDL automatically is for Mac as well, no? It's a matter of compiling it on one, then playing it, but it's all there and as available as the open-source Unix games.
Anonymous Oddbob said at 9/24/2007 01:08:00 AM:  
Tim, you're a star and a lifesaver!