Bought the following, and then canceled my order because it's probably not too bright to blindly buy perfume w/o actually smelling it.
Mac's are just wonderful, there are people in my school that still say there are no applications for them lol lol lol.
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There are always alternatives, or you could just run Windows through Parallels. Unless those applications are very CPU heavy you'll be fine, I could run all the games I have tried on my Macbook Retina quite fine.