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How to Port Forward Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars

Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars is Paradox Interactive, TaleWorlds Entertainment's Action, Strategy, and Simulation game with a release date in 2012.

Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars offers the following genres of gameplay.

  • Action games are usually a bit faster than other games and require quick reflexes. You frequently jump platforms, shoot enemy mobs, climb ladders, and
  • In a strategy game the player is required to use skillful thinking and a strong focus on planning ahead in order to achieve victory over their opponent. They can be either single player against bots or multiplayer against other players. They come in both turn-based and real-time versions, the former allowing each player a chance to complete their turn, the latter having a continuous running clock without stopping. Resource management and exploration are common themes in strategy games.
  • 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 Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars

When you are playing Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars 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 router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

How to click the links to get 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

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 usual process for forwarding a port is:

  • Open a web browser and navigate to your router's IP address.
  • Find 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.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars Require

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars are as follows:

Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars - PC

  • TCP: 7240
  • UDP: 7240

Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars - Steam

  • TCP: 7240,27015-27030,27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380,7240,27000-27031,27036

We have guides that are custom tailored for Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars that will show you the required incoming ports.

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.