How to Port Forward Duke Nukem 3D

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Duke Nukem 3D is GT Interactive, Microsoft Studios's First Person Shooter game with a release date in 1996.

Duke Nukem 3D includes the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Duke Nukem 3D

When you are playing Duke Nukem 3D 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 frequently 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:

How to navigate to 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 process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does Duke Nukem 3D Require

The required incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Duke Nukem 3D are as follows:

Duke Nukem 3D - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Duke Nukem 3D - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Duke Nukem 3D yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Duke Nukem 3D simply follow one of these links:

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