How to Port Forward Tribes

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

Tribes is Sierra On-Line's First Person Shooter game with a release date in 1998.

When you play Tribes you will experience the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Tribes

When you are playing Tribes 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 navigate to 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

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 process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports To Forward for Tribes

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Tribes are as follows:

Tribes - PC

  • TCP: 27999-28000, 28008, 28020
  • UDP:

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Tribes 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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