Network Utilities

How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope is Natsume's Role-Playing, Adventure, Management, and Simulation game with a release date in 2017.

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Harvest Moon: Light of Hope has the following genres of gameplay.

  • In a role playing game, or RPG, the player takes on the role of the main character and helps the story line to unfold. It usually involves a very long play time, inventory management, and a deep leveling system. RPG's are usually the longest style of game. Skyrim and Fallout are amongst the most popular RPG style games.
  • An adventure game is where the player is usually the protagonist and plays through an evolving story. The storyline is the driving part of an adventure game.
  • The management style can be either resource management such as wood and ore, or player management such as a sports game.
  • In a simulation game the primary goal is to simulate a real life situation either for education or entertainment. Simulation games have a huge vareity of types including sports, driving, flying, and dating. Some of the most popular sims of all time are SimCity and Madden NFL.

How to Port Forward Harvest Moon: Light of Hope

When you are playing Harvest Moon: Light of Hope 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 sometimes 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 network router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports to forward.

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

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 applicable box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope are as follows:

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935,3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074,3478-3479

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030,27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380,27000-27031,27036

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope - Switch

  • TCP: 6667,12400,28910,29900,29901,29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Harvest Moon: Light of Hope simply follow one of these links:

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our 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.