In this guide, you will find out how to install FTL: Multiverse for Apple Silicon M1/M2 Macs. First, you have to download the virtual box on your Mac and then create a virtual machine after the installation on your Mac. Then you have to set up a virtual machine on your Windows 10. After this, you can install FTL Multiverse on your Mac and enjoy it.
Downloading/Installation Of Virtual Box
First of all, you have to download the virtual box on your mac book from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads. Open the link and it will take you to the download section of the oracle virtual box where you have to download the “OS X host” package. Once the download finishes, go to your download folder and install this downloaded virtual box file.
Creation Of Virtual Machine
After that, launch the virtual box but before using it, you need to make sure that you have downloaded the Windows 10 iso file. You just have to search for this on your browser and download it from there. After this, go back to the virtual box, click on New and give a name to your new virtual machine. You have to select your system type and version, you can select any Windows version next to Windows7.
Then click on Continue and select the amount of your Ram you want to give to this virtual machine. Again click on Continue and then click on create the virtual machine. After that, select your hard disk file type, you have to select the third option from this list and then again click on Continue.
After that, select the dynamically allocated storage on the physical hard drive. Now you have to give the amount of storage you want to give to this virtual machine. After that, click on create, and now you have created your virtual machine.
Settings Of Virtual Machine For Windows 10
You have to click on settings in your virtual machine and go to the System tab at the top of your screen. You need to make sure that the chipset is set to PIIX3 and in the extended features list, you have to select Enable I/O Apic.
After this, click on the Display and make sure that the graphic controller is set to “Vbox SVGA” and enable 3D acceleration is check-marked. Set the Video memory to the max and click on OK.
Now you have to click on start at the top of your screen. A new window will pop up and you need to select the Windows 10 iso file which you downloaded earlier. After that, click on start and then complete the Windows installation.
Once the Windows Installation process is completed, you have to go to display settings and change your display resolution. You need to set it according to your monitor’s native resolution.
After this, download Steam on your virtual machine. For this, you have to open your web browser and type steampower.com Then you have to click on the install steam button on the top right corner of your screen. It will take you to a new page here you have to click on install steam. As you click on it the steam setup file will start downloading.
After the download completes, you have to click on the open file and then install steam. Then login into Steam and if you don’t have a Steam account, then you can click on create new. Otherwise, you have to click on login using an existing account.
Once you have Steam installed, you have to download FTL. Click on library and type “FTL” in the search bar, click on it and then select this window in the drop-down arrow. After that, click on Install.
Now the installation starts meanwhile you have to open this link https://subsetgames.com/forum/viewtop… to download the Multiverse. Open the link, scroll down, and download the multiverse as it will give you the latest version of the game. You have to click on it, and it will take you to the download page, you need to click on Download.
Once the download completes, Microsoft edge might ask you if you want to keep this, you need to click on keep. After that, go to your download folder and double-click on Multiverse to start the installer. the installer will ask you to download Java, you have to click on yes and it will take you to the official page of Java. Click on Download Java and once the downloading completes, you have to again go back to the download folder and install Java by clicking the Java step file. After that, go back to the Multiverse Installer and click on next. Now it will detect where FTL is installed as this is going to be the default steam location, press next again and now you just have to press next again and again until it finishes.
Once the installation is finished, you have to run the game but before this, you need to go to the properties of the game by right-clicking on the game icon. In the target section, you have to type -DirectX and then press OK. Now you have to make sure that FTF launches correctly, open your C drive, then go to program files and navigate to Steam. After that, go into the steam apps folder and then go into the common folder where you will find the FTL folder, go into this folder and then navigate to mods. Right-click on Multiverse and then click on extract files.
After this, you have to enter this folder and then go into the images folder. You need to cut the first four-star folders and then paste them on your desktop.
After this, zip the multiverses file 5.3 again so that it will go into the friendly format mod. Once this completes, you will have the new multiverse 5.3 which is the same as the size before. The next step is you have to again right-click on the Multiverse game icon on your desktop and then click on properties. Write “-OpenGL” in the target section and press OK. Now this game will load up with some assets removed and it will open in Gl mode. Now your game will work properly and you can enjoy your game.