Starcraft Online Help

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by patmort02, May 26, 2007.

  1. macrumors member

    Mar 2, 2006
    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?
  2. macrumors newbie

    May 30, 2007
    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 recognizes two accounts on the same network. maybe someone else can enlighten me on how that works.
  3. macrumors 6502

    May 14, 2007
    Waterloo, ON
    I had a similar problem, 2 people could join the game, but when the third tried to join, we all disconnected from
    we solved it by opening different ports for each computer.
    6112, 7112, 8112 etc.
  4. Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 7, 2002
    Whakatane, New Zealand
    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 :)

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