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patmort02
May 26, 2007, 12:33 PM
My brother and I both own copies of starcraft and would like to play against each other. We both sign in to battlenet and try to play against each other but when joining the game it says the host's latency is too high. We have both tried hosting games, but to no avail. We are both on my home network, so I'm not sure why the latency would be higher for one and not the other.

Does anybody have any ideas as to why this isn't working?



metgear723
May 30, 2007, 08:29 PM
I have this problem happen to me before. I believe I just had to settle for a LAN game. if not it may or may not be because of how your network is set up. I don't think B.net recognizes two accounts on the same network. maybe someone else can enlighten me on how that works.

Illicit
May 30, 2007, 09:40 PM
I had a similar problem, 2 people could join the game, but when the third tried to join, we all disconnected from b.net.
we solved it by opening different ports for each computer.
6112, 7112, 8112 etc.

Nermal
May 31, 2007, 01:17 AM
Yeah, if you're just trying to play against each other with no more players, just choose UDP/IP and play using that. You'll have pings in the single digits :)