Opening Ports for Serious Sam: The First Encounter using Your Router

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October 09, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Serious Sam: The First Encounter is Gathering of Developers, Devolver Digital's First Person Shooter game with a release date in 2001.

Serious Sam: The First Encounter includes the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Serious Sam: The First Encounter

When you are playing Serious Sam: The First Encounter 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 frequently 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Serious Sam: The First Encounter Require

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Serious Sam: The First Encounter are as follows:

Serious Sam: The First Encounter - PC

  • TCP: 25600-25603
  • UDP: 25600-25603

Serious Sam: The First Encounter - Steam

  • TCP: 25600-25603, 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380, 25600-25603, 27000-27031, 27036

We have guides that are custom tailored for Serious Sam: The First Encounter that will show you the incoming connection ports.

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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