How to play Rock of the Dead on Mac
Grab your guitar and get your drums! The planet is under attack, and the only chance we have is through the power of rock! Rock of the Dead lets you use your guitar and drum controllers to annihilate aliens, squash mutated insects and smash up the undead zombie hordes.
Grab a buddy and play through the story-based campaign in two-player competitive co-op with guitars, drums or both! Rock out to a soundtrack featuring metalized versions of Bach, Brahms and other classical pieces as well as Rob Zombie and White Zombie hard-hitting tracks. With a cast of characters voiced by Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day and Rob Zombie, huge boss battles and dozens of unlockables and upgradeable special attacks, the fate of the planet is in your hands!
First released: Oct 2010
Play Rock of the Dead on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)
The easiest way to play Rock of the Dead on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.
Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.
Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).
Rock of the Dead installation steps for Mac
Go to Parallels.com
and download the latest version of the software.
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install Rock of the Dead like you would on any PC.
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