How to Open a Port in Your Router for The Bard's Tale

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June 18, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Bard's Tale is an Action, Role-Playing, Hack & Slash, and Adventure game published by InXile Entertainment released in 2005.

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The Bard's Tale offers the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward The Bard's Tale

When you are playing The Bard's Tale 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 locate 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:

Ports To Forward for The Bard's Tale

The connection ports for The Bard's Tale are as follows:

The Bard's Tale - PC

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The Bard's Tale - Steam

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and The Bard's Tale simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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