How to Port Forward Rise of Nations

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

Rise of Nations is Microsoft Game Studios's Real-Time and Strategy game with a release date in 2003.

When you play Rise of Nations you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Rise of Nations

When you are playing Rise of Nations 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 intermittently 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Rise of Nations Require

The required incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Rise of Nations are as follows:

Rise of Nations - PC

  • TCP: 34987
  • UDP: 34987

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

When you are done following those steps your ports will be open. Do you need more games or programs forwarded? Check out our games and programs list.

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