Standalone Fold.it client / offline mode / no installation required

Case number:671071-993323
Topic:Game: Other
Opened by:Darkknight900
Status:Open
Type:Suggestion
Opened on:Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 08:09
Last modified:Monday, November 19, 2012 - 14:35

Hi there,
since the idea of fold.it is that also schools or high school can use fold.it for showing the program to their students, i think there should be a possibility to:
* download the fold.it client which need no installation and no internet access
* download / manage puzzles for offline mode

I just tried it out at my school...
I cant install fold.it so i just did uncompressing it and managed to write the correct string in the version*.txt so fold.it is starting. But there is a proxy so i cant manage to start fold.it the first time for setting up the proxy settings (offline mode would be better) since then i also cant download puzzles because of this first problem

I would really appreciate this for the future. Also this standalone / offline client would be easier for everyone to setup Fold.it for some tests at every PC (either performance tests of recipes or just showing the game to others)

(Tue, 08/14/2012 - 08:09  |  3 comments)


Joined: 08/29/2010

just ro clarify i dont want this for complete school installation etc. but for simple easy tests without installing the game and then also an easy way to delete it again...

I already found the academic standalone version but this is a bit different as we need to register it first and also i want that we can download then 'puzzles' data so that we can put it into the foldit directory.

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Applying for a license is not a difficult thing, just register online and open the email.

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Could you install Foldit on one of your computers and download any puzzles or recipes that you would like? Then you could package this directory up and copy it to other computers for testing and teaching purposes. The users should then be able to play the game offline.

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