[The Verge] Steam now lets you play local multiplayer games with friends over the internet - Page 2 - Overclock.net - An Overclocking Community

Forum Jump: 

[The Verge] Steam now lets you play local multiplayer games with friends over the internet

Reply
 
Thread Tools
post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-22-2019, 03:09 PM
Eh, Wha?
 
Zero4549's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 9,899
Rep: 720 (Unique: 532)
I'm totally outraged that I now have a free optional feature that allows me to play my rather sizable collection of local multiplayer only steam games online. It's awful. How dare they?

Systems: Fukurou | Prodigy | Tempest | ArcaneServers: Minecraft SMP | Logs: Build Log - Arcane | Video Logs: Project Arcane
Quote:Originally Posted by Zen00 https://www.overclock.net/img/forum/go_quote.gifZero, you are a master story teller, I am sleep now. http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Arcane
(33 items)
Sanctum
(9 items)
Fukurou
(14 items)
CPU
Core i7 980x
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD5
GPU
MSI GeForce GTX 1080TI DUKE
GPU
MSI GeForce GTX 680 Lightning
RAM
Kingston HyperX T1
Hard Drive
Samsung 840 EVO
Hard Drive
WD Caviar Black FASS
Hard Drive
Plextor M5S
Hard Drive
WD Velociraptor
Hard Drive
WD FALS
Optical Drive
Sony DVD Burner w/ Lightscribe
Optical Drive
LG Bluray + HDDVD
Power Supply
EVGA 1000 P2
Cooling
Black Ice GTX 360
Cooling
Black Ice GTX 240
Case
Cooler Master HAF 932
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro (64)
Monitor
X-Star DP2710
Monitor
ASUS VK266H Black 25.5" 2ms LCD
Keyboard
X-Armor U9BL (Mech)
Mouse
Razer Deathadder Chroma
Mouse
Cougar Control
Audio
ATH-A900X
Audio
Maudio AV-40
Audio
Polk PSW-10
Audio
Zalman Mic-1 (Clip-on Mic)
Audio
Sound Blaster X7 LE
Other
Logitech G13
Other
Wacom Intuos 3
Other
Modded PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, and Logitech PC Controllers
Other
Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS HOTAS
Other
Rocketfish 720p Webcam
Other
Scythe "3-Foot Switch"
CPU
Ryzen 7 1700
Motherboard
MSI B350M Mortar Arctic
GPU
RX Vega 64
RAM
G.Skill TridentZ
Hard Drive
Samsung EVO 960
Hard Drive
Consatellation
Power Supply
Corsair HX 1050
Case
Raijintek Aeneas White Window
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
CPU
Core i5-661
Motherboard
GA-H55-USB3
RAM
12GB DDR3 1333
Hard Drive
WD Caviar Black AALS 640GB
Hard Drive
WD Caviar Green EARS 2TB
Hard Drive
Vertex Turbo 60GB (SSD)
Optical Drive
Samsung Blu-ray, Samsung DVD Burner
Power Supply
Seasonic X750 Gold
Cooling
H50 (With push/pull nocturas)
Case
CM690 II
Operating System
Windows 10 Professional 64
Monitor
LG 47inch LED LCD
Keyboard
Saitek Eclipse Lite-touch Wireless
Audio
Passive bookshelfspeakers + amp.
▲ hide details ▲


Zero4549 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-22-2019, 03:16 PM - Thread Starter
New to Overclock.net
 
Imouto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2,021
Rep: 225 (Unique: 107)
Quote: Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post
I'm totally outraged that I now have a free optional feature that allows me to play my rather sizable collection of local multiplayer only steam games online. It's awful. How dare they?
Careful there, they might open source it and make things even worse.

#EnthusiastLivesMatter
Imouto is offline  
post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-22-2019, 03:59 PM
New to Overclock.net
 
skupples's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 19,710
Rep: 563 (Unique: 321)
you know why they don't report bridge jumpers from the Golden Gate? It increases the # of jumps.

The same philosophy applies for negativity and ridiculousness. It's less likely to happen and repeat itself if its ignored.

R.I.P. Zawarudo, may you OC angels' wings in heaven.
If something appears too good to be true, it probably is.
skupples is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-23-2019, 04:58 PM
New to Overclock.net
 
AmericanLoco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 991
Rep: 112 (Unique: 70)
Guys, this isn't to play local (as in LAN) multiplayer games over the internet. It's to play local as in "split-screen console style" multiplayer games over the internet.
AmericanLoco is offline  
post #15 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-23-2019, 09:39 PM
Original 16-bit Genesis®
 
Omega X's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: That gap between the couch cushion.
Posts: 1,662
Rep: 67 (Unique: 44)
Quote: Originally Posted by emeianoite View Post
this didnt need to happen, and most games let you co-op already. LOL, wahtever I guess...

Quite a few smaller games lately have been releasing without remote co-op. This closes that gap.
Omega X is offline  
post #16 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-24-2019, 09:27 PM
New to Overclock.net
 
Hueristic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Bottom_Of_A_Bottle
Posts: 10,555
Rep: 433 (Unique: 289)
Quote: Originally Posted by JackCY View Post
Used to be called Hamachi decade+ ago and used among other free VPNs for playing dangerous waters games in multiplayer.

Some games still do support direct IP connection to a server but it's getting more rare as developers prefer to have their own single point of attack called master server without which their whole game dies instantly. The master server is used for discovering servers run by anyone or in some cases by the developer only.
An old school LAN doesn't need to be LAN if one has public IP server.

Who is this feature for with Steam...??? Beside the split screen gaming streaming mode? What Steam games actually benefit from having a VPN = one lacks public IP to run their server?

Used to be kali.

Edit: well damn, still is. Lol
http://www.kali.net/

READ this thread before starting your first build!!!
ALWAYS power up a Mobo Before installing it! Consider Less than helpful posts as Free Bumps.
devil-smiley-019.gif¡¡¡ʍʇɟ qn1ɔ uoıʇɐıɔǝɹddɐ 939 ʇǝʞɔos ǝɥʇthumbsupsmiley.pngsozo.gifRetro Rulezsozo.gif

1.
If you can't afford to lose it don't mod or OC it.
2.
At least read the ENTIRE OP before commenting.

Semper Fi


Hueristic is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Overclock.net - An Overclocking Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off