Half-Life 1 Internet Game Confusion Tags: Dedicated Server Games Servers Internet Video Games Last response: April 7, 2005 3:24 AM in Video Games Share Anonymous April 6, 2005 11:59:14 PM Archived from groups: alt.games.half-life (More info?) I've been trying to set up a Half-Life 1 deathmatch server with confusing results. When I try to do it within the game (ie, run Half-Life 1, click Create Server,etc) friends on the internet can't see the server. When I run a dedicated server, they _can_. However, when I do this, then attempt to join my own dedicated server, my Steam ticket keeps expiring. Any ideas? Cheers, P. More about : half life internet game confusion Anonymous April 6, 2005 11:59:15 PM Archived from groups: alt.games.half-life (More info?) > When I run a dedicated server, they _can_. Are using the game menu or hlds > However, when I do this, then attempt to join my own dedicated server, > my Steam ticket keeps expiring. Use hlds and create a new (free) steam account for the dedicated server Running a dedicated server is free from pay (except HW/OS/ISP) Basically your steam account can only be logged into the steam network once As soon as you login from a "different" location the other login will be cancelled automatically HTH Anonymous April 7, 2005 3:24:33 AM Archived from groups: alt.games.half-life (More info?) "Peter [AGHL]" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... > Are using the game menu or hlds Am using the game menu. Only just heard of HLDS for the first time today. > As soon as you login from a "different" location the other login will > be cancelled automatically I did actually find a way around; instead of trying to connect to my server through it's external IP, I use the machine's internal IP address. Works OK. What are the advantages of using HLDS over the game menu Dedicated Server? Also, when I create a game using Create Server from _within_ Half-Life 1 (not the Steam menu), how comes people outside can't see the server? Is that option only for LAN games? Cheers. P. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedA little confusion in Half-Life 2 games video settings Forum Restoring Half-Life 1 saved games on a new machine Forum SolvedNeed help connecting my 1st build to the internet for gaming. Forum SolvedCoreTemp and HW Monitor confusion, does temp0, temp1, and temp2 mean anything? Forum SolvedWindows 8 or 8.1 OS .iso confusion for new build. Forum SolvedDell T3500 RAID 1 HDD upgrade confusion Forum SolvedGaming PC config (confusion) Forum Solved4GB x 1 or 1 x 4GB ---- Confusion Forum SolvedASROCK Fatal1ty 990FX- Internet Connection Problems. Forum SolvedDo I need Internet to install windows 8.1? Forum SolvedOH CRAP... ok, starting to have major problems 1st the GPU now the Audio and internet... Forum Confusion: $1,000 multi-use desktop (some games, work, video) Forum SolvedCan I share my internet access using an HDMI 1.4 cable straight from my desktop to my laptop? Forum SolvedConfusion in choosing a gaming CPU.. Forum SolvedApplications lost internet after 8.1 update Forum SolvedGaming CPU confusion Forum SolvedConfusion Regarding Getting A Decent Gaming GPU (Low Profile) Forum SolvedDriver updates -Windows 8.1 pro fresh install, no internet? Forum Windows 8.1 Bootable USB Confusion Forum SolvedHelp gaming laptop confusion Forum More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !