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My friends and I don't want play on a dedicated server, we want to play without other people. But we can't properly configure the game - if someone creates a LAN-server, the others can't see it. However, other games work fine via Hamachi, and pings between our PCs are OK.

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You don't need hamachi, just download hyperlobby (where almost all the people host their games) register an account and host a game, if you put a password only your friends could join.

It's important to open the port 21000, besides that there is no problem.

If you need further information just ask

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  • Ok, I'll try this
    – spyder
    Dec 13, 2012 at 9:57
  • We see each other and our private games in Hyperlobby, but connection failed (timeout)
    – spyder
    Dec 14, 2012 at 16:57
  • That's because you didn't open correctly the port 21000, open both TCP and UDP
    – Vndtta
    Dec 16, 2012 at 16:13
  • But we can connect to dedicated servers
    – spyder
    Dec 19, 2012 at 4:51
  • It's different connecting to servers than hosting one. Only the person who's going to host has to open the port
    – Vndtta
    Dec 19, 2012 at 9:13
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This is most likely a problem with the firewall with the person creating the lan game.
Check which ports are used by the game when creating a lan server and open them or whitelist the game application (or both).

Quick and dirty solution would be to turn off your local firewall (NOT recommended). Be sure you are able to trust everyone who might gain access to your local or hamachi network when you do this.

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  • Already tried this. Turning off both firewall and antivirus didn't help :(
    – spyder
    Dec 12, 2012 at 10:39
  • Sorry that this didn't fix it. But I will let this answer stay, just in case someone has a similar problem and this might help.
    – Strike
    Dec 12, 2012 at 12:10

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