Setting up a new board

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B7D
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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by B7D » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:40 pm

I was able to follow most of the setup instructions to the point where I have the board and mud working. I have mostly just played around on it on my local network, but a buddy of mine wants to join in... I am not sure how I go about setting it up to work for someone connecting from the outside world. Not looking for this to be a public board or anything, just something we can mess around on time to time. Any insight is appreciated!


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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by BearFather » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:43 pm

You need to access your router and setup port forwarding to forward port 23 to the computer running mud. Then give them your external IP.

EDITED:
Sorry meant port 23, I spend too much time at a terminal.
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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by syntax » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:54 pm

BearFather wrote:
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:43 pm
You need to access your router and setup port forwarding to forward port 22 to the computer running mud. Then give them your external IP.
port 23 you mean. 22 is SSH.


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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by thundercatz » Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:08 pm

Sorry to bump such an old thread. But I've been trying to install worldgroup 3 for a couple of hours now. Everything runs fine until I get to step 10. For some reason wgsrunmt.EXE is missing from my folder. Any ideas on what to do from here?

Thanks in advance


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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by BearFather » Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:58 am

That should be part of the install of WG. If it's missing might want to check the installer you have.


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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by thundercatz » Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:17 pm

That’s what I was afraid of. Do you have a source to download a reliable copy?


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Re: Setting up a new board

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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by thundercatz » Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:46 pm

Thank you!


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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by Shadow » Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:51 pm

Are the instructions in the original post for WG 3.3? Is that the best/easiest version to use?


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Re: Setting up a new board

Post by Bloodrock » Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:09 pm

i would say yes wg3.3 is best to use


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