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by Jason Snell & Dan Moren

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Knights of the Old Republic II gets OS X support, a decade later

Knights of the Old Republic II

Well, this is pretty wacky. Knights of the Old Republic II, the Star Wars RPG developed by Obsidian and published by BioWare, was released way back in 2005. But it was full of bugs and glitches, many of which Obsidian didn’t bother patching, which led to plenty of dissatisfaction, despite the title’s popularity.

Fast forward a decade and, with no fanfare, Aspyr, Disney Interactive, and LucasArts have contrived to release a huge update for the game, including bringing support for Linux and–20th Century Fox fanfare–the Mac.

There’s also better support for the popular Sith Lords Restored Content Modification, which seeks to put back a lot of the game content that was removed due to the game’s rushed release schedule–including the ending.

It’s not everyday that you see a 10-year-old game lavished with this kind of affection. Mac users can grab it for 25 percent off–just $7.50–over on Steam.

—Linked by Dan Moren

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