Running MTG: Arena on my mac (APPLE+TAB) issue

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Running MTG: Arena on my mac (APPLE+TAB) issue

Post by jackal242 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:34 pm

I followed the instructions in this video

Worked no problem. The game is up and running perfect.

Problem is when I APPLE+TAB to switch out of the game to another application, like if i want to reply to a FB message, and then APPLE+TAB back the game has frozen. The mouse still moves on the screen, but you can no longer interact with the game.

So here are my questions:

1- Is there a fix for this? I need to be able to APPLE+TAB back and forth between the game and applications.

2- How can I run the game in non-full screen mode. I'm hoping that running it in a window might allow me to switch to other applications.

a) I tried running after already installing the game, and tried changing the screen settings in there, but they never save. I switch to virtual desktop in the ScreenSettings tab and it did not save.

b) Advanced > Config Utility (winecfg) > Graphics > Emulate virtual desktop

Again - set it, but when I come back, nothing has been saved.

3- Everytime i launch the game it's back in full screen.
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Re: Running MTG: Arena on my mac (APPLE+TAB) issue

Post by Gcenx » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:23 pm

macDriver does not support a Virtual Desktop that's why it does not work.
Wineskin-2.6.2 did not disable that option even though it doesn't function with macDriver as by default doh123 wanted to make use of her custom version of X11

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