hosting problems on WC. can host but cant join own games

aazn

New Member
sorry if this has been covered before but i spent about an hour searching with no luck.

well i did all the things on my router to work so i can host games online following this link.
http://www.overclock.net/t/44566/how-to-host-games-on-warcraft-3

well now im hosting and its all sweet...

now my brother wants to join my games and he cant join.. his computer is right next to mine and we both on battle net.

everyone else can join but my brother cant. all my friends playing from their homes can..

im using a belkin hd play.

inbound port - 6112-6119
type - tcp
private ip - 192.168.2.5
private port - 6112-6119

what have i done wrong?
 

UndeadDragon

Super Moderator
Staff member
Can your brother connect to other games on Battle.net? Is it just your one?
 

aazn

New Member
he can join any game.. its just my game he cant join.

same with me. if he host i cant join his. but all other games we can join.

so we have to wait for other people to host and join the same game.
 

Slapshot136

Divide et impera
check the firewall settings - it's likely that the ports are open only to the internet, but not locally

also, just to double check, can the computers ping each other, and can you play via lan?
 
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