Network Utilities

Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn is a Role-Playing game published by Black Isle Studios, Interplay Entertainment released in 2000.

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn is a roleplaying game, or simply RPG. Role-Playing Games give you many, many hours of game play where you can explore a sometimes huge new world through the eyes of your own character. They are usually the longest style of game with the most detailed story lines. Popular RPG titles include Skyrim, World of Warcraft, and Fallout.

Port Forward Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

When you are playing Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and on occasion even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

How to locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • On occasion you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn are as follows:

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn - PC

  • TCP: 2300-2400,6073
  • UDP: 2300-2400,6073

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.