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Can host on StarCraft, can't on WC3. Any suggestions?

By Cowbandit
Aug 4, 2010
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  1. Hi, I've recently downloaded warcraft 3 on my laptop, and I've tried hosting but no one is joining my games. So i've opened up ports 6112-6119, made sure that my ip matched (192.168.1.xxx matched with my input), and put the holes through my firewall (port 6112 and warcraft.exe).

    However, i've found that i'm only able to host on Starcraft and not warcraft 3 for some reason.

    Is it because the hosting system on WC3 is monopolized by hosting bots? Or is there some missing thing that I haven't done?

    I'm on a laptop running vista using a wireless connection.
     
  2. Flannelwarrior

    Flannelwarrior TS Rookie Posts: 149

    I don't know if this will help in your case, but even with ports open and holes in my firewall, the only way I could ever host in the original StarCraft was to bypass my wireless router and line straight into my modem. It didn't matter if I lined into my wireless router and used ethernet instead of wifi; it was the router itself that was making it so I couldn't host and had lots of latency issues. This information is accurate as of this time last year.
     


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