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Lazlo Panaflex

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This question could go in networking or games, but i decided games because i think it has to do more with warcraft 3. Anyways i have 2 copys or warcraft on 2 rigs in my room. The thing is im on a router (4 computers total) and i can not play a 2on2 game with my friend (ie i cant invite him and create a game) I know this has to do something with the router but im not sure why and if there is a solution. BTW the computers are networked but i am the biggest networking n00b ever :)
 

CrashOveride

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could be somthing with a firewall if you don get an anser there do post it in networking- id say its more of a networkign problem. besides if its the game there probably wouldnt be much to do:D
 
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Lazlo Panaflex

Lazlo Panaflex

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Yeah after reading my post i made it out to be more networkish....:) I meant to say if there was also anything i could do in warcraft to get it goin, because i know you can change ports or something in the options.
 

TUK101

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Do you have IPX/SPX enabled in networking properties? You need it enabled on each one of the comps. I have all four of my comps networked together and that was one of the probs that I had at first. Also, you need to make sure that you are all running on the same patch (the one from bnet) for you to see each others games. If you are talking about not being able to get two of the comps to be able to play your buddies online with, you need to make sure to have print and file sharing enabled, and also share network connection enabled for the connection that you are using. I got a crash course in networking myself, but with XP or 2000 its pretty easy. With Win98 its a bit trickier but if you use an XP disc and do the networking wizard off of the disc on your win98 machines it makes it a bit easier also.
 

TUK101

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Lazlo Panaflex said:
Thanks Tuk you solved my problem :)
Cool, so what was the problem? I was hoping that one or more of the suggestions that I gave would help. I bet it was the IPX/SPX suggestion wasnt it? Either that or just a simple patch update from bnet. What I do rather than dl from bnet when trying to log onto bnet is I go to Blizzard.com and dl the patch and then just install it onto all of my computers, and anybody that needs the patch at a LAN party. It also helps a bit when doing a reformat.