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How to hide games in your Steam library

After years of begging from PC gamers, you can now hide games from your Steam library—though the secretive feature is hard to find. Here's how to do it.

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How Steam in-home streaming can turn your old laptop or Windows tablet into a PC gaming force

If your gaming rig and home network are up to snuff, you can stream Steam games to another PC (including Macs and Linux machines) or Windows tablet and play in other parts of your abode. Here's how to set it up.

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Get past the 384 tile in Threes, whatever it takes

Having trouble getting past the 384 tile in Threes? Macworld associate editor Serenity Caldwell has a few tips up her sleeve that might just increase your score and have you meeting 1536 and beyond.

Getting the most out of Game Center

You've probably at least had a passing encounter with Game Center, Apple's gaming-related social network, but there's more to see here. Senior Editor Dan Moren shows you how to get the most out of it.

Copy Angry Birds data to the new Mac version

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Want to move from the iOS to the Mac and save all your Angry Birds data? Chris Breen has the answer.

Transferring Angry Birds saved game data to Mac app

How to copy Angry Birds saved game data between iOS devices as well as between iOS devices and the Mac App version of the game.

Play favorite Flash games in Dashboard

Learn a simple way to convert your favorite Web-based Flash game into a Dashboard widget.

Play chess old school style

Chess needs a GUI? I think not; learn how to play it in Terminal.

Playing Go on the Mac

The game of go is a strategic board game invented in China more than 2,000 years ago. And the options for playing it on the Mac -- or even the iPhone or iPod touch -- are on the rise. Go enthusiast Kirk McElhearn shows you how to get started.

Living a Second Life

Mac users are as welcome as anyone else in this world, but the simulation was originally developed for Windows, so some aspects of Second Life work differently on a Mac. Here’s how to make yourself at home in Second Life with the least amount of real-life stress.

Play an 'old-school' adventure game

Graphics? Who needs graphics? Revel in the simpler days of yore with this tip on running a text-based adventure game on your Mac.