How do I allow friends to join my game?

By Whack0
Oct 25, 2003
  1. example: i start hosting an internet game of halo pc.... i give my friend my ip... he tries connecting to my ip.... and it doesnt work. why?

    i dont have a firewall up (aside from the firewall of the router)...

    is there a way to allow his ip to connect to mine? i have win xp... uh... router is linksys befsr41


    ps. hi yall :D
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    In the firewall you need to forward the ports needed by halo to your PCs local IP address.

    Or, if you feel that you ar not afraid of the intrenet and that security is for wusses, set you PCs local IP as the DMZ address in the router configuration.
  3. Whack0

    Whack0 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 166

    k... i THINK i know what youre talking about....

    i'll give that a shot

Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add your comment to this article

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...