There is an option of a network game in the program. It, however, is
only suitable for Windows Me/NT/XP ( Windows 98 and Windows 2000 to
using the gdiplus.dll) ad only for two programs with the same game
can’t play the network game with different game versions.
It is necessary for the network game that on of the programs is the
server, and the other is the client.
While the connection is being established the two main parameters are
the Port and the IP-Address.
is a Windows device to which the programs are connected to send or
acquire information. It has got its own number. Most of the ports have
got their programs. To find out which ports are already taken you can
open the file “services” which is saved in the following folder
the game you have to choose the port which isn’t indicated in this file.
The ports on both of the computers should necessarily coincide.
IP - address
serves to send the information through the local
network as well as the internet. You can check it following these steps:
"Connections" -> "Show all connections".
You’ll see the “Network connections” and in the left lower widow you’ll
see your IP-address. In case you’re connected to the local network,
your IP-address is the address of your network. If you are using the
Dial-Up connection then your IP-address is the address of this very
connection. You can see your IP-address in the “Network” window, but
only in case you’re already connected.
For the server game
For the client game
Enter the IP-address and the port .
To stop the network game
To send a message
Enter your text into the left lower corner of the status bar.
Press the arrow key in the status bar and press
case the connection fails
Check the ports, they should be the same of the client and the
Make sure the Firewall is installed. It might be blocking the
server and the client have different game versions.
case the network game stops both
the partners continue the game each against the
computer. In case after playing the server game you don’t want to play
the network game anymore, you have to switch it on to go on playing
against the computer. Otherwise you won’t be able to play against the
computer and the "No
connection" message will pop up.