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Civ VI Directory??

Discussion in 'Civ6 - Macintosh' started by qadams, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. qadams

    qadams Bohemian

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    Odd question: I can't find a directory on my MacBook that holds Civilization VI. There's an Aspyr folder that has both Civ IV and Civ V applications, but where is Civ VI? I'm able to play the game without any problems. Am I playing it straight off Steam, or what's the deal?

    Puzzled... :hmm:
     
  2. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    Everything is in ~/Library/Application Support/

    You get into the hidden ~/Library folder by holding the alt key and selecting the Finder-Go menu option.

    In that folder there are two relevant folders:

    Sid Meier's Civilization VI/ contains all your stuff - Saves, Mods, Options and Logs.

    Steam/SteamApps/Sid Meier's Civilization VI/ contains the executable Civ VI software.
     
  3. qadams

    qadams Bohemian

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    Thanks! I would never have known where to find that without your help.
     
  4. MITSGS John

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    I'm running High Sierra 10.13.6 on a 2017 IMac. There are no CIV VI folders in Application Support or anywhere else in ~/Library.
     
  5. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    Welcome :wavey: Are you playing the Steam version or the App Store version?
     
  6. MITSGS John

    MITSGS John Chieftain

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    Thanks. I'm playing the App Store v.1.1.1
     
  7. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    The above posts all refer to the Steam version. The AppStore version is different. Check out this post and the associated thread.
     
  8. MITSGS John

    MITSGS John Chieftain

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    Thanks. Aired out my Save folder.
     
  9. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    Does that mean you’ve cracked it?
     
  10. deneborder

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    I have found my saved games folder using the tips above but still can't save games! I click and nothing happens, no file is created. Using a new MacBook Pro, High Sierra 10.13.6. Playing the game using Steam.

    Is it something to do with permissions? I've had to use TouchID / passwords to do a lot of new things on the laptop so maybe Steam is being prevented from accessing the folder to save? Any ideas?!
     
  11. jpinoniemi

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    Check your Apple System Preferences, Security & Privacy, Privacy, Accessibility, and make sure Steam is in the list of apps under "Allow the apps below to control your computer."

    Also make sure your save folder permissions are Read & Write for your account, Read Only for the staff group, and Read Only for everyone.
     

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