Playing Supreme Ruler Cold War Multiplayer Games

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Playing Supreme Ruler Cold War Multiplayer Games

#1 Post by Balthagor » Oct 11 2012

While there are no dedicated servers for online internet play, there are a number of options for multiplayer games;

1. Local Network


These are games where all players are in the same location with a physical or wireless connection.

Host;
- Launch game
- Multiplayer
- Select "Host Game"
- Wait for players to join
- Assign regions, choose settings
- Launch game when all players marked "ready"

Client;
- Launch game
- Multiplayer
- Select game in Available Games list and select "Join"
- Select "ready" when you are ready, wait for host to launch


2. Direct Internet Connection


If a player wishes to host and knows player(s) who wish to join.

Host;
- Provide all players with your IP address
- Launch game
- Multiplayer
- Select "Host Game"
- Wait for players to join
- Assign regions, choose settings
- Launch game when all players marked "ready"

Client;
- Launch game
- Multiplayer
- Select "View Internet Games"
- Enter the IP address for the host
- Select game in Available Games list and select "Join"
- Select "ready" when you are ready, wait for host to launch


3. Hamachi Internet Lan


This system has been suggested for supporting LAN multiplayer games over the internet. Instructions for connecting to Hamachi can be found in a dedicated thread;

Hamachi Multiplayer Games

The instructions were created for SR2020 but have not changed for SR-CW


4. GameRanger Matchmaking


Recently support was added to the GameRanger system for playing Supreme Ruler 2020. Instructions for connecting to GameRagner can be found in a dedicated thread;

GameRanger Multiplayer Games

The instructions were created for SR2020 but have not changed for SR-CW
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Re: Playing Supreme Ruler Cold War Multiplayer Games

#2 Post by Hullu Hevonen » Oct 13 2012

Hamachi has limited their networks to 5 clients, versus the old 15
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Re: Playing Supreme Ruler Cold War Multiplayer Games

#3 Post by mikeownage » Dec 24 2013

You should include what ports need to be opened for multiplayer in this post.
Port information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/240429

If you are not sure how to forward the ports visit: http://portforward.com/

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Re: Playing Supreme Ruler Cold War Multiplayer Games

#4 Post by LoganZombieOfTime » Jul 31 2015

Host;
- Provide all players with your IP address
- Launch game
- Multiplayer
- Select "Host Game"
- Wait for players to join
- Assign regions, choose settings
- Launch game when all players marked "ready"

Client;
- Launch game
- Multiplayer
- Select "View Internet Games"
- Enter the IP address for the host
- Select game in Available Games list and select "Join"
- Select "ready" when you are ready, wait for host to launch


the ip address won't work I need to know what port to be opened
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