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Allow offline mode

As a user who deals with frequent internet outages, it's frustrating to not be able to easily launch my modded games without a connection. Would it be possible to have the program run a check for internet connectivity and allow it to bypass its normal startup procedures if it can't connect to your servers? It was one of the biggest problems I had when the old curse app was migrated into the Twitch desktop app and I was hoping that this most recent move would be able to fix that.

  • Guest
  • Mar 18 2021
  • Planned
  • Jan 5, 2023

    Admin response

    We're planning to add this in the future, thank you for suggesting and everyone for supporting the idea!

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  • Plankera Beast1 commented
    22 Jun, 2023 08:07pm

    Offline mode was added in a recent update to Curseforge. The current implementation is flawed however. It is impossible to launch modpacks past 1.18 (1.16 and 1.12 launch normally) because the MC launcher deletes and tries to redownload a jar file, which it can't do while offline. A workaround I've found is copying the jar file that it does this to into a separate folder and pasting it in when it gets deleted. Sometimes takes a few tries, but it gets the job done.

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