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Author Topic: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update  (Read 6846 times)

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Re: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update
« Reply #30 on: December 14, 2019, 01:23:33 PM »

Had a report via email that a Catalina user was able to get the game running by running this command: chmod +x /path-to-game-executable
However their issue was that the game would simply come up saying that it couldn't run.

This command may not work for those who are affected by the stuck at initialising issue, but it probably wouldn't hurt to give it a try.

I had similar problem (probably exact same) as your user. When you attempt to open the game after a fresh installation (from zip file) you get an error:

"The application 'RimWorldMac' cannot be opened"

OS: MacOS Catalina 10.15.2
Version: RimWorld1-0-2408Mac (DRM Free)


This is how I resolved:

- Open terminal

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cd /path/to/rimworld/folder/with/app//RimWorldMac.app/Contents/MacOS
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ls -lah
[email protected] 1 user  staff    60M Dec 13  2017 RimWorldMac

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chmod 777 RimWorldMac
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ls -lah
[email protected] 1 user  staff    60M Dec 13  2017 RimWorldMac

Now you should be able to right click and open as you normally would. It appears the extractor doesn't add the necessary execute permissions to the binary executable which causes this issue.

I tried chmod -x but it didn't end up adding the executable permissions, but chmod 777 worked.
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Re: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update
« Reply #31 on: January 07, 2020, 04:42:33 AM »

I was asked to repost this here. I had problems installing RimWorld on my Mac for development and testing and got it working:

Just a quick update from me. Latest Catalina (10.15.2) on a 2015 iMac and at first I could not get standalone RimWorld running, but after running

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chmod +x /Applications/RimWorldMac.app/Contents/MacOS/RimWorldMac

and then holding the ctrl-key while right-clicking RimWorld and choosing "Open", Catalina asks if I want to allow it to run. After choosing "Open" in that dialog too, it whitelists the app and starts just fine.

/Andreas Pardeike aka Brrainz
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Re: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update
« Reply #32 on: January 30, 2020, 02:06:45 AM »

catalina 10.15, 2018 MacBook Pro
I've had a few conversations with support, and am unable to get the game to open. (also, what are people doing with the "chmod" stuff? any hand holding on that process?)

however, I have been able to play v.2059 locally, but the game gets pretty limiting when trying to put mods into it.

i've also been playing on Steam with the (unstable) beta, but again, i'm left wondering if something isn't right with the mods i'm trying to run (mainly, Save our Ship 2 being of issue).

Has there been any progress on this issue?

Thanks
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Re: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update
« Reply #33 on: January 30, 2020, 03:23:29 AM »

We are working on it and I hope to have an update out that should help with the issue during February.

I remain sorry that this is occurring.
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Re: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update
« Reply #34 on: January 30, 2020, 10:09:47 AM »

We are working on it and I hope to have an update out that should help with the issue during February.

I remain sorry that this is occurring.

Thank you, Tynan! I truly appreciate the amount of work you've put into this game and that you continue to put work in. Also, I'm pretty psyched for that update!
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Re: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update
« Reply #35 on: February 18, 2020, 12:39:57 AM »

My hope is that with the new Unity version, this is fixed in the 1.1 unstable branch release (see ludeon.com/blog). Can anyone confirm that?
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Re: Rimworld doesn’t start after Catalina Update
« Reply #36 on: February 20, 2020, 04:19:32 PM »

hey,

made an account just to say that it works now.
thank you :)
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