Has anyone been able to get Sequence Storm, the rhythm racing game, working on mac with Crossover?

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Hi,

Was wondering if anyone had managed to get Sequence Storm working on the mac through wine. I'm using Crossover. I managed, using VOCR, to install steam and then install Sequence Storm but it doesn't seem to work. It loads but then nothing happens. I've tried installing a different windows based steam game, a blind ledgend, which did seem to work.

I'm a bit vague about the whole wine concept so not sure if it should work or not.

Being a game based on the speed of tapping buttons VM machines don't work very well and I really can't be bothered to go through the agony of installing bootcamp which, when I last checked, was no longer accessible.... Though I might be able to get around that with VOCR now.

Thoughts? Ideas?

O

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Submitted by techluver on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Look in the crossover database.
Not everything will work under crossover.
I will tell you though that I have successfully played both judgement day and pipe 2 blast chamber both of which are really fast reaction games, using a virtual machine (VMWare fusion tech preview under an m1 Mac is what I'm using), with a bluetooth keyboard to boot, using a USB audio driver. There were 3 layers where latency could've happened but I didn't experience any of it.
I'd give it a go if I were you. I don't have the bootcamp option because I'm on an M1 max Mac.

Submitted by Oliver Kennett on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Yeah, it's not there, though the steam app is which I thought it ran under... In some strange way.

I stupidly got parallels on trial and forgot to cancel so I can give that a try. It's the whole remapping of keys that I also don't like. I very much liked the idea of stand alone, click a shortcut and play the game from mac OS... I suppose that is possible with VM Fusion though.

Interesting that the performance is good with the M1. I intend to get the new air when it is released with the M2... If I can afford it, of course, so might hold out until then and get a virtual machine up. As I say, VMs on intel just lack that tight reaction.

Thanks for your reply.

O

Submitted by techluver on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

VMWare wouldn't be click a shortcut and go. You have to boot the virtual then boot the game like it's in windows. Honestly not my favorite solution but whatever.
God I miss bootcamp. I wish I could just do it that way.
Does sequence storm need any a11y mods to work correctly? I might try it within the VMWare tech preview.