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Can we play civ5 with directx9-like graphics on a mac?

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Macintosh' started by Jim Bro, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. Jim Bro

    Jim Bro Emperor of Quebec

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    Can we play civ5 with directx9-like graphics on a Mac? I installed civ on Mac Osx but I can't change the graphics to match what I had when I played it with direct x 9 on Windows. I don't like high graphics with civ5. The game is way too buggy. Can you suggest something mac users or should i be back at playing civ5 on the windows portion?
     
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    Moderator Action: Moved to the Mac forum.
     
  3. AspyrRyan

    AspyrRyan Prince

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    The Mac version is based on the DirectX 9 version of Civ V. What settings are you trying to change, and what are you trying to change them to?
     
  4. Jim Bro

    Jim Bro Emperor of Quebec

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    are you sure cuz it looks exactly like if i would play on direct x10/11. do you have tips on how to lower the graphics other than by putting them on low in the option menu? i want to reduce the loading time as much as possible. thx.
     
  5. AspyrRyan

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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's based on DX9. :)

    Beyond lowering the graphics settings and resolution, your other option is to play on smaller map sizes.
     
  6. Jim Bro

    Jim Bro Emperor of Quebec

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    ok thx!
     

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