Network Utilities

How to Port Forward Scavengers in Your Router

Scavengers is Midwinter Entertainment's Action, Adventure, Survival, and Shooter game released in 2020.

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Scavengers includes the following genres of gameplay.

  • Action games are fast paced and tend to put the player in the middle of the action, requiring you to jump over obstacles, climb ladders, and shoot things.
  • In an adventure game you generally play through a story, usually as the protagonist. They rely heavily on story telling and can be inspired from books or movies.
  • Survival games are usually focused on resource management, such as ammo and health, and occasionally include elements of stealth. They tend to be based on either supernatural enemies, have horror themes, or be post-apocalyptic. The primary gameplay mechanic is to simply stay alive.
  • Shooter games are fast paced action games that are based on testing the players reaction time. They usually involve the player holding a weapon in front of them and attempting to shoot other players or characters. Some shooters are short lived arcade style, but most have both a single player mission series and some have a large multiplayer following. Common shooters include Call of Duty and Battlefield.

Port Forward Scavengers

Scavengers is a multiplayer game which means that it will probably need open ports. Usually various connection issues in multiplayer games are improved when you forward a port. Unfortunately we don't know which ports Scavengers uses yet. The first step is figuring out which ports need to be forwarded. Let's tackle this problem together.

  1. Download our free software called Network Utilities and install it.
  2. When the install completes start Network Utilities and then find the Port Finder button.
  3. The Port Finder will help you locate the game that you are interested in playing. Follow its instructions closely.
  4. The incoming connection ports will be added to our site as soon as a site admin reviews them.

Ports To Forward for Scavengers

Usually a game will only open up the port in "listen mode" when it's needed. This means you'll have to put your game into some sort of multiplayer mode in order for us to detect the incoming connection ports properly. We'll watch the game running and look for which ports it opens up to see which ports might need to be forwarded.

Usually games will use the same port every time they are launched so we only need to collect this port data once. Some games and applications use a random numbered port at each launch and we'll only be able to figure that out over multiple runs possibly even from multiple different users.

Some games will listen on a huge range of ports which can be very hard to detect. By having many different people run the Port Finder for the same game multiple times we can figure out the entire range of ports that are needed for that particular game. Everybody who runs the Port Finder helps add to the database.

How Port Finder Works

Here's what Port Finder is going to do:

  • Look at which ports Scavengers has open in "listen" mode. These are the exact ports for Scavengers.
  • Wait for you to attempt to do something multiplayer, which might open up additional ports.
  • Package up the incoming ports that need to be forwarded in a neat little package and send it to our server for sharing.

As users submit port data to our servers we will combine it into a list that we publish. This will become the list that we recommend everyone forwards in their router.

As soon as we locate the incoming connection ports for Scavengers we will list them on this page.

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.