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My friends and I each have our own legit copies of Counter Strike: Source with Steam
How can we play against each other in our own homes if one of us were to create a server like this:


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Forward ports through your router and give him your ip.

Or add him to your steam friends and join the same server.
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Originally Posted by Tw34k View Post
Forward ports through your router and give him your ip.

Or add him to your steam friends and join the same server.
What are the port number(s)? How do I find my ip?
2nd method isn't working
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Find a empty server, open console, type status, get the server ip, paste it to your friend. Get your friend to open console, and type connect "ip here".
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Find a empty server, open console, type status, get the server ip, paste it to your friend. Get your friend to open console, and type connect "ip here".
They don't want a chance of a stranger joining our game. So they prefer to create a game
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ipchicken.com - find your ip there

Forward port 27015 through your router to the local ip of the machine your hosting the server on.

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Hamachi (it's free)
It's what I use to use as well.
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post #8 of 16
As mentioned, you need to forward specific ports for CS:S and give your friend your public IP address once the server is running.

You can find which ports you need to forward and how at: http://portforward.com/. Just look for your router model and game / app you want to forward.
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Hamachi (it's free)
It's what I use to use as well.
+1 It will show up under LAN if you both use Hamachi on the same channel/network
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where do i dl hamachi?
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