Port Forwarding

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PlazmaNitro
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Port Forwarding

Post#1 » Sat May 20, 2017 1:55 am

Hello! I'm new here (just connected to google through my DC for the first time tonight :D ).

Sorry, I'm unsure if there's a way to search for topics, so I don't know if this has been posted before.

On to my question: Is it, in any way, possible to play DreamCast games over the internet *without* Port Forwarding?

I only ask as it is more than a little difficult to do with my current modem/router setup.

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HuntrRose
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Re: Port Forwarding

Post#2 » Sat May 20, 2017 9:22 am

not really.. if the game requires it you will have to port forward or DMZ the dreamcast in order to play online..

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Xiden
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Re: Port Forwarding

Post#3 » Sat May 20, 2017 10:59 am

A few games will work fine but the gamespy games and afo will not work without portfowarding or enabling dmz on your router for your dreamcasts ip address

PlazmaNitro
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Re: Port Forwarding

Post#4 » Sat May 20, 2017 11:51 am

Well thanks for the info! :D Can you tell me a little bit more about dmz?

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Xiden
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Re: Port Forwarding

Post#5 » Sat May 20, 2017 12:09 pm

What kind of router do you have? I can show you how to turn dmz on. Its very easy

PlazmaNitro
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Re: Port Forwarding

Post#6 » Sat May 20, 2017 12:10 pm

Thank you very much. I've got an Apple Airport Extreme.

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Anonymouse
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Re: Port Forwarding

Post#7 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:24 pm

im assuming you got this sorted right. A quick google would have returned:

Open AirPort Utility.
Select the AirPort.
Click Edit.
Click the Network tab.
Network Options.
Click "Enable default host at"
enter the local IP you wish to use and done.
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mistamontiel
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Re: Port Forwarding

Post#8 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:55 pm

Stick your gateway IP , your router IP in your browser and see what she do

I like the port unblock/forward for everything else but my Dreamcast games wasn't having it so I just enabled DMZ on Dreamcast IP

If unsure , as soon as you connect to Quake 3 it tells you your Dreamcast's IP =}

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