How to Port Forward Homeworld

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

Homeworld is Sierra Studios's Real-Time and Strategy game released in 1999.

Homeworld has the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Homeworld

When you are playing Homeworld 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:

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to click the links to get to 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

The fastest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Homeworld Require

The connection ports that need to be forwarded for Homeworld are as follows:

Homeworld - PC

  • TCP: 15000-15300, 21000-21999, 30000-30999
  • UDP: 15400-15401

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

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

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