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This is a small howto play Dune Emperor in LAN Multiplayer mode with the nodes sitting in different subnets. We use the udp forwarding feature of Cisco („ip helper“) to unicast forward the initial game setup broadcast packets from the client to the game host.
- At least 2 Dune Emperor Games
- At least 1 Cisco router or multilayer switch
- handle your cisco gear with care!
Dune Game Host - Router0 - ... - Router1 - Dune Game Client
boring things cutted out…
! ! Router0 local LAN interface interface FastEthernet0 ! this is the ip address of the Dune Game Host ip helper-address 192.168.2.20 ip forward-protocol udp 4927 !
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Don’t waste this feature with dhcp, play dune 😉
Handle your Cisco © gear with care.