MacSoft announces Tradewinds Legends game for Apple Mac

Set sail for adventure! MacSoft, a leading publisher of Macintosh games, has announced the retail version of Tradewinds Legends for Apple’s Macintosh computers. Developed by Sandlot Games, the world’s premier developer and publisher of casual and family-friendly games, Tradewinds Legends has already been downloaded over 7 million times, and will now make a course for a whole new audience on the Mac.

Tradewinds Legends transports you back to a time of magic, genies, flying warships, and a rich universe of swashbuckling adventure. Sail through the seas and skies of the Ten Kingdoms while building your empire through trade, combat, and strategic alliances. Unravel the histories and fates of five characters as they seek honor, revenge, reconciliation and redemption.

“The Macintosh is an excellent gaming platform for casual games,” said Daniel Bernstein, founder and CEO, Sandlot Games, in the press release. “We are thrilled that Mac gamers can now purchase Tradewinds Legends Mac at their favorite retail outlet. Let the adventure begin!’

Developed by Sandlot Games and published by MacSoft, Tradewinds Legends will be available this week for a suggested retail price of US$19.99.

More information here.


  1. “The Macintosh is an excellent gaming platform for casual games…”

    That’s the truth, because most of the 3D gaming market is in the price range of a consumer iMac, which is a non-upgradable device.

    3D gamers need to be able to upgrade the video card at least a few times, because the CPU performance in games isn’t needed as much as GPU performance.

    I’m one of the lucky few who could have afforded a Dual Processor PowerMac G5 a few years back, I’ve upgraded the video card three times so far, the hard drives in a RAID 0 twice and the monitor twice.

    Still only using one CPU when I 3D game.

    Now my favorite gaming device is the PS3. A nine core Cell processor that equals my PowerMac in performance for a mere $400 AND it includes a High Definition BlueRay DVD player.

    It plays nice on my 60″ HD-TV, compared to my smaller 30″ Cinema.

    So what does that tell you? In general the PC (and Mac) 3D gaming market is headed for a swift death. Especially since these consoles have their own web browsers now.

    Casual games exactly.

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