Someone Please Answer

#1 Posted by killerjigglypuff (102 posts) -

Ok so I really want to buy minecraft alpha but I need to know if I download it can I play it on an offline computer? Because my laptop is the only computer that has internet in my house and I want to play single player on my desktop. So could I go buy alpha put it on my flash drive then throw it on my desktop with no internet connection whatsoever? please help me out I dig this game lol

#2 Posted by Appuh (42 posts) -

You have to login once while connected to the internet I think. Then you can unhook it from the net and play offline.

#3 Posted by dvaeg (189 posts) -

You have to connect once online, then you can play offline.

#4 Posted by killerjigglypuff (102 posts) -
@dvaeg said:
" You have to connect once online, then you can play offline. "
so if I buy it on my laptop log in then log out and put it on my desktop it'll work? or is it all based on the minecraft website?
#5 Posted by CrazyBagMan (842 posts) -

When you buy the game you have the option to play it on a browser or download an executable. The first time you start the exe it downloads the assets(very quick) from that point you can play offline as much as you want.

#6 Posted by LordAndrew (14426 posts) -
@killerjigglypuff said:
" so if I buy it on my laptop log in then log out and put it on my desktop it'll work? or is it all based on the minecraft website? "
You would also have to copy over the files that are downloaded after running it the first time. Otherwise it will have to download them again, but you won't be able to.
#7 Posted by ahoodedfigure (4240 posts) -

Ooh, bunch of helpful answers. Thanks for asking the question, KJP.

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