Tutorial:Ghost Unjoinable LAN game

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So your friend or brother is hosting a game and you can’t join; what to do now?


There is a really cool feature in Ghost++, introduced in version 9.x which allows people on same network to play together without any problem. This feature is called the “Admin Game” and was initially designed to do a completely different job. Fortunately for us, Admin Game also solves the joining LAN games problem.


First, download and set up Ghost++ or GhostOne, you can find a simple guide to do that


<<<LINK HERE TO SOME TUTORIAL>>>


After your ghost can enter eurobattle.net and host games normally , we will make a simple modification to the configuration to allow Admin games (and thus people on same LAN to enter).


Edit the ghost.cfg] to include this:


############################
# ADMIN GAME CONFIGURATION #
############################

### whether to create the admin game or not (see readme.txt for more information)

admingame_create = 1

### the port GHost++ will host the admin game on (this must be different from your bot_hostport)

admingame_port = 6114

### the admin game password

admingame_password = xpam


Note: You need to set admingame_port in ghost.cfg to the port you want to host the admin game on. It *must* be different from your bnet_hostport *and* from your Warcraft 3 port.


bot_hostport = 6000


admingame_port = 6114


Enter Warcraft , Options > Game Play > Port should be different (default is 6112)


Save the file and start ghost.exe


GHost++ automatically hosts a Warcraft 3 game (the "Admin Game") and broadcasts it to the local network.


1.) Open Warcraft 3 and go to the LAN screen. After a few seconds you will see a game called "GHost++ Admin Game" appear. Join it.


2.) Use the password command to enter your Admin Game password (e.g. !password xpam).

 a.) If you enter the wrong password you will be kicked from the game and temporarily banned for 5 seconds.


3.) Use the map or load command to load a map. (e.g. !map dota6.73b)


4.) Use the priv/privby/pub/pubby commands to create a game. You should wait until it says "Battle.net game hosting succeeded" before continuing. (e.g. !pub AP/Eu/PROS)


5.) Leave the game and return to the LAN screen. After a few seconds you will see your newly created game appear. Join it.


6.) You are now ready to play. Your game has been created on battle.net.


7.) If you make a mistake and want to unhost the game you can use !unhost in either game (the Admin Game or your newly created game).


We are aware that this feature is easily abusable, you can choose any nickname in place of yours. This is a warning, if you abuse this feature your IP will be PERMANENTLY Banned From Eurobattle.net. No Excuses. This guide and feature is to help you. DO NOT ABUSE IT.