How to play TFM: The First Men on Mac


Game summary

TFM: The First Men is a real-time 4X strategy game set in a high fantasy world, where infinite possibilities await your very own Adam and Eve as they embark on a generation-spanning quest. Players will choose a path through Body, Mind, Soul, Self, and Heart attributes with hundreds of traits for each of their characters that will together build a civilization. They will explore a world containing a multitude of mythical beasts, cultures, and characters while managing their settlement, conducting diplomacy, and waging war. Each playthrough will offer its own unique story and experience, with every choice echoing through the ages. TFM: The First Men will soon be available in Early Access, with the single-player experience of settlement management, character progression, exploration, diplomacy, and combat aspects of the game fully implemented.

Play TFM: The First Men on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)

The easiest way to play TFM: The First Men 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).

TFM: The First Men installation steps for Mac

Step 1
Go to and download the latest version of the software.
Step 2
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
Step 3
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.
Step 4
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install TFM: The First Men like you would on any PC.
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