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How do I make it so someone can connect to my game server

BenG
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Registered: 22-08-2007

How do I make it so someone can connect to my game server

hi, I wanted to play a private game of doom skulltag with my friend I started the server up for the game, and it all seemed to load, I could my self connect but my friend could not I set the windows firewall to allow connections but nothing, any idea.
Thanks.
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Re: How do I make it so someone can connect to my game server

Did you forward any ports to allow them to connect?

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BenG
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Re: How do I make it so someone can connect to my game server

I am not sure how do you do that is that in the windows firewall settings?
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Re: How do I make it so someone can connect to my game server

i think it runs on port 10666 so you'll need to configure your router to forward that port to the pc running the server.

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BenG
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Re: How do I make it so someone can connect to my game server

Thanks I have a look at my router settings tomorrow going to sleep now tried., I let you how I get on, thanks again for the help.