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Gears of War Co Op through LAN

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Me and my roommate both have GoW. I want to play co op with him, what kind of cable do I need? Crossover? Or just plain Cat 5? Thanks in advance.
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Just use a router, and two RJ-45 cables.

I suppose if you really don't have any sort of network, a crossover cable between your computers might work.
    
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Just use a router, and two RJ-45 cables.

I suppose if you really don't have any sort of network, a crossover cable between your computers might work.
We have no network set up, we both data connect through our phones for internet. Has anyone ever tried gaming through a crossover cable? How hard is it to set up?
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post #4 of 4
It shouldn't be hard to setup. Just get a crossover cable and assign static IP's to each PC on the same subnet. IE. 192.168.10.xxx
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