Yet another starcraft problem

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Games' started by ZenBlood, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. ZenBlood

    ZenBlood Guest

    So, if u know anything about starcraft
    u know about its multiplayer capabilities

    online works well and all except that i cant create a game of my own
    for people to join...

    ill create a popular game and no one will join even after its up for 10
    minutes

    ive read about other people with these problems and they were able to
    identify that the game the created wouldnt even show up on the list
    (they had vista as well)

    if u have any ideas just throw down a reply

    i wud appreciate it
     
    ZenBlood, Dec 6, 2008
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  2. ZenBlood

    Mark Guest

    You might check your firewall. The firewall prevents others from talking to
    your computer (in case they are hackers).

    Check your firewall for any apps its denying.
    If you use the built-in Vista one, go to control panel - Windows Firewall,
    click "Change Settings", look through the "Exceptions" list and see if you
    see anything that looks like it belongs to starcraft, it should have a
    checkbox
    (which means its allowed to talk through the firewall). You can turn these
    on and off at will so it allows you to experiment.

    Hope that helps!
    mark
     
    Mark, Dec 8, 2008
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  3. ZenBlood

    st Guest

    Unless you create a Public Battle.net game, Starcraft will disallow data
    transfer through routers, ICS, and such devices. Be sure to enable port
    forwarding in your router, if you use one.
     
    st, Dec 15, 2008
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