How bad is minecraft with slow Internet?

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#1 Posted by SexyToad (2939 posts) -

I have pretty slow Internet. That's why I don't play online games much. But is minecraft different? If I play how would it feel like? I can't test it out right now. So I ask you duders. My ping average around 800-1000ms.

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#2 Posted by living4theday258 (695 posts) -

thats some bad ping....... to be honest i have no clue it might run okay if you had nothing else accessing the internet.

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#3 Posted by SoldierG654342 (1899 posts) -

Multiplayer Minecraft can be squirly even with good internet. Give it a shot, but don't expect much.

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#4 Posted by GJSmitty (685 posts) -

It depends, I guess. If you were doing creative or on a build server, it might be alright. But on a PVP server, it would be terrible.

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#5 Posted by AlexW00d (7518 posts) -

Man an entire second of latency? Are you on Mars?

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#6 Posted by Spoonman671 (5809 posts) -

That's not slow.  It's glacial.

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#7 Posted by Bollard (7660 posts) -

@AlexW00d said:

Man an entire second of latency? Are you on Mars?

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#8 Posted by kindgineer (3089 posts) -

If you can avoid monsters, you should be fine. That seems to be the only *real* problem with bad internet in my experience.

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#9 Posted by ajamafalous (13544 posts) -
@Chavtheworld said:

@AlexW00d said:

Man an entire second of latency? Are you on Mars?

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#10 Posted by JoeyRavn (5228 posts) -

@AlexW00d said:

Man an entire second of latency? Are you on Mars?

Don't be silly. His ISP is on Mars, duh.

Also, yeah, that's pretty bad. Don't expect much. Better yet, don't even try it...

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#11 Posted by SexyToad (2939 posts) -

Just tried it. Pretty terrible, anyone know how much data online gaming use? To see if I could possibly get Internet provided by a cellphone company, seeing how my phones work great where I live. But it's to my understanding the max gb you can get from a cellphone company is 5.

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