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These 3 Retro Games Can Be Played On The Macbook Pro's Touchbar

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by Tanya Umali | Dec 19, 2016
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The Macbook Pro's Touch Bar became the talk of the town as it is Apple's first attempt to include a touch-enabled part to their popular laptop. Some were impressed, but others couldn't see its potential due to the size. Recently though, people have been trying to thinkk about what else the digital strip could possibly be used for.

As a result, Macbook Pro users have discovered a few hacks to bring a bit of life and entertainment to the Touch Bar. It turns out that the tiny OLED display is the perfect place to play retro games. 

Check out these three games that can run on the Touch Bar:


Although the Touch Bar's only function is supposed to be a dynamic keyboard, one coder uploaded a video of the game Doom, which is apparently running smoothly on the thin strip on the Macbook Pro. You can hardly enjoy it because of the immense distortion, but at least it still works. 

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Get a peek of the video here:


The Pac-Man app can be downloaded directly from GitHub. All you have to do in order to install it is to drag the file to your Macbook Pro's applications folder. Afterwards, you can just open the app anytime you feel like playing the game. 


Don't believe us? Watch it here:


Like Pac-Man, you can also download the Lemmings app on GitHub. The game is also much clearer than Doom, but the use of the Touch Bar is still very limited when it comes to maneuvering these critters. 

See the game in action here:

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