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Offline TheVampire100

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How to make a game with Hamachi?
« on: June 16, 2015, 12:49:13 PM »
Can someone explain what I have to do that a game with Hamachi works? I tried it out with a friend but whenever we started the campaign I couldn't load it and after that the Network Search didn't giht it anymore.

Any tips?

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2015, 01:05:26 PM »
Host: Open a new game. Stay in the lobby.
Others: Direct connect to the hamachi IPv4 address of the host.

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2015, 02:37:02 PM »
Yeah, we tried that, didn't work. Do I have to set some settings?

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2015, 05:06:28 PM »
Are you in the same hamachi 'room'?

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2015, 06:46:50 PM »
Yeah, definitely. I tried to connect with myself, worked, but conencting to my friend does not work for some reason. Maybe I should set the performance profile lower?

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2015, 06:58:01 PM »
Ah, you're trying to load a saved game? You also need to make sure you're using the exact same AI War profile name as before then. If you try to connect with a different name and theres not a blank spot spot it won't connect you. Or have the host change the name in the Manage Players window to blank. Would suggest checking port forwarding or windows firewall, but you're doing this with hamachi so neither are probably bothering you.

The performance profile wouldn't hurt though. We tended to leave it at Normal or Low until slowdown made us lower it it in stages, since the guy with the strongest computer also had some sort of arcane multi-router setup that made it impossible to host but had no issue connecting to me.

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2015, 11:02:17 PM »
I dunno if it would help, but be sure everyone has the default port set in their settings (32320 IIRC)

I tried using a different one with the port open (25565) and it refused connection to others even when theirs matched.
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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2015, 01:24:22 AM »
In addition to Taz's suggestion, make sure that everyone's firewall allows the traffic. This is why I never use Hamachi: it just never works properly.
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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2015, 05:31:25 PM »
I dunno if it would help, but be sure everyone has the default port set in their settings (32320 IIRC)

I tried using a different one with the port open (25565) and it refused connection to others even when theirs matched.
Thanks, I tried that and it really worked!

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2015, 10:16:36 PM »
I dunno if it would help, but be sure everyone has the default port set in their settings (32320 IIRC)

I tried using a different one with the port open (25565) and it refused connection to others even when theirs matched.
Thanks, I tried that and it really worked!

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Re: How to make a game with Hamachi?
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2016, 02:08:28 AM »
Hi everyone

Thanks for sharing this information.