Forwarding Ports in Your Router for Risk: Factions

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October 02, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Risk: Factions is Electronic Arts's Trivia/Board Game game with a release date in 2010.

Risk: Factions is considered a trivia / board game. Trivia games are based on testing the players knowledge of trivia, many times within a time limit. Most are single player but there are many that are also multiplayer. Board games usually mimic their real world counterparts like chess, checkers, and Monopoly.

Port Forward Risk: Factions

When you are playing Risk: Factions 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 locate 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Ports Required for Risk: Factions

The ports that need to be forwarded for Risk: Factions are as follows:

Risk: Factions - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

Risk: Factions - Steam

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

Risk: Factions - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

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

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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