Network Utilities

How to Open a Port in Your Router for The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions

The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions is Activision's First Person Shooter game with a release date in 2008.

The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions includes the following genres of gameplay.

  • First person games are played from the perspective of the player. They typically have a gun or other weapon held out in front, but this is not always the case. Many first person games are sometimes called "shooters" because the primary goal of the game is to shoot other players or creatures, but this is not always the case.
  • 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.

Forward Ports for The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions

When you are playing The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions 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:

  • Your router's IP address.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

How to locate 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

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 general process for forwarding a port is:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Find your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • On occasion you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions Require

The exact ports for The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions are as follows:

The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions - Playstation 3

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

The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and The History Channel: Civil War - Secret Missions simply follow one of these links:

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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.