Game Optimizer
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  • Developer
    Mike Mueller
Game Optimizer is a project designed to make sure you get the most out of your gaming experience. It will work with ANY game.
What's New
Version 3.0 adds user definable game optimization method.
PPC, Mac OS X 10.0 or later

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ver. 3.x:
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Anonymous reviewed on 18 Jul 2005
Anyway you could make this a readable script so we can see what its doing?Not that I think its doing anything wrong but I think it will help people learn.
[Version 3.0]

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Anonymous commented on 04 Sep 2005
"Game Optimizer uses AppleScript to prompt the user to enter the name of the game. Then using several shell commands via AppleScript, it determines the Process ID (PID). Once i has the PID it then does a renice on it, effectively changing it's priority from -1 to -2. In addition, it renices WindowServer, which is the process that handles the graphics for OS X, to -1."


Anonymous reviewed on 15 Jul 2005
There's no point in running Diablo II at a framerate faster than the cap because all the animation are based on that cap - there would be nothing to show in the extra frames. They'd only be duplicates,
[Version 3.0]


Anonymous reviewed on 14 Aug 2004
Hi Mike,

I haven't yet found a place where there's a complete/full description of what this script does: Am I to understand this optimizes specific games via renice?

I'm going to test AoM & report back with my results!
[Version 3.0]

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Anonymous commented on 14 Aug 2004
Ok, I just launched it, and I'm getting the following error (I'm running Panther 10.3.5, G4/1.467ghz/512 RAM/Radeon 8500):

"Could not run the script "Game" because of a scripting system (OSA) error."

Any idea why it would do this?

Anonymous reviewed on 28 Jun 2004
well it doesn't make a single fps difference in Quake III
[Version 2.0]


koodough had trouble on 14 Aug 2006
Ug I can't get this App to work. I start Second Life (game) and then follow though the Game Optimizer.
I receive an error...

renice: Bad pid argument: 348

#s vary
Please help me.

do I have to use the Root password instead the Admin?
[Version 3.0]

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Version Downloads:2,936
Type:Utilities : Optimizers
Date:14 Aug 2004
Platform:PPC 32 / OS X
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Game Optimizer is a project designed to make sure you get the most out of your gaming experience. It will work with ANY game.

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