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TNG999

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Minecraft
« on: February 07, 2023, 04:55:13 pm »
Hi all,

Ok don't fire me...  does OS/2-ArcaOS have a new enough Java to run Minecraft?

I tried copying the jar file off but couldn't get the syntax to get it to try to run....

Thanks......  We play a lot of Minecraft at our house.  :)

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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2023, 06:12:08 pm »
Hi TNG999

Our Java level is 1.6.0_27 (OpenJDK). You can run a "java -version" to check it.  For what I read Minecraft required Java 1.8, but maybe some other components for graphics is required that we may not have ported to ArcaOS.

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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2023, 07:51:52 pm »
Hi

Also there is no Minecraft on the browser (Dooble), because we are missing WebGL.

https://classic.minecraft.net/

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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2023, 11:37:38 pm »
I found a tutorial..

javaw.exe -jar <minecraftfile.jar>

Gets error "Could not find the main class:  net.minecraft.client.Main.  Program will exit."

Ah well, had to try.  :)

Well, there's a whole bunch of other folders for it on my Windows machine... maybe I'll try copying all of it over and mess around a bit.  Will reply back later.

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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2023, 12:30:10 am »
Perhaps.
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SET CLASSPATH=
rem adjust to where you have openjdk6 installed
set PATH=x:\openjdk6\bin;%PATH%
javaw -Xmx400M -jar minecraftfile.jar
Also try java instead of javaw. IIRC, Java is case sensitive too.

Edit, added -Xmx400M, might only work with java, not javaw

« Last Edit: February 08, 2023, 04:13:30 am by Dave Yeo »

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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2023, 02:35:00 am »
From personal memory, even the releases of Minecraft which can run under OpenJDK 6 will not start due to the OpenGL requirements.

The only 3D Java game I was ever able to run was Oldschool RS (Version of Runescape from 2007) until they increased the Java requirements a few years back. Keep in mind, that game runs entirely off a software renderer.
« Last Edit: February 08, 2023, 06:58:30 am by Ibrahim Hakeem »