How to Port Forward The Political Machine

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Political Machine is a Simulation game published by Ubisoft released in 2004.

The Political Machine is a simulation game. In a simulation game the main goal is to simulate a real life situation either for entertainment or education. There are many different types of simulation games such as flying, sports, driving, and farming. One of the earliest simulation games was SimCity which is considered a social simulation game.

Port Forward The Political Machine

When you are playing The Political Machine 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for The Political Machine

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for The Political Machine are as follows:

The Political Machine - PC

  • TCP: 2509
  • UDP:

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and The Political Machine 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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