Lone_Wolf Apr 15, 2013 @ 7:33am
Mac users: possible Droid Assault fix (hope it helps...)
I spent almost three hours (not joking) trying to find out why Droid Assault and Titan Attacks wouldn't load despite Steam saying that both games were running on my Mac. Not even Java updates, uninstalling/reinstalling would work, but I wasn't about to touch the Steam app itself, especially since Revenge of the Titans STILL runs normally. What I did was this:

*Deleted local files via the Steam app, then exited Steam.
*Went to /Users/(username)/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common and deleted everything related to Droid Assault and Titan Attacks. That deletes the games and Steam support, but there's other files to remove.
*Went to /Users/(username)/Library/Application Support and tossed everything related to Droid Assault, Titan Attacks into the Trash.
*Finally, went to /Users/(username)/Library/Preferences, looked for and tossed ANY and all .plist files related to Droid Assault, Titan Attacks and even the Puppygames folder.
*Secure-emptied the Trash.
*Restarted my Mac, launched Steam, went to my library and reinstalled the games.
*Ensured that Cloud sync is enabled in both. I may or may allow for auto-updates for these two (glares at CPrince).
*Both games FINALLY launched successfully.

I'm not a computer expert, but since the games failed to launch with the latest versions of Java, and Puppygames assured us that the games are no longer reliant on the user's Java installation, is it something in the Preferences files not synching with Steam and with OS X once the games were updated? It's just a guess. Feel free to correct me.

My system:
Early 2009 Mac Mini (macmini3,1 manufactured April 2009), Mac OS X 10.8.3
Intel C2D 2.0GHz, Nvidia 9400M 256MB VRAM, 8GBs DDR3 SODIMMs, 500GB Hitachi TravelStar 7200rpm HDD, WD 500GB WD MyBook (Time Machine backups)