Dedicated SOURCE servers

Instructions to set up dedicated servers for DinoHunters, Kuma/War 2, and Kuma War WWII\Vietnam.

You can set up dedicated servers for the above games by following these instructions. The process is relatively straight-forward as there is a graphical user interface that allows you set the various games parameters. The most difficult part of the process is configuring your router to allow the game to use your PC as a game server.



Table of Contents:



Finding out your Router´s IP address:

You will first need to determine your router�s IP address before you configure it.

  1. Go to the Start menu on the bottom left of your screen and click on Run
  2. In the box that pops up, type in CMD and click OK.
  3. At the DOS prompt, type ipconfig/all and hit ENTER
  4. Look for the IP address by "Default Gateway;" this is the IP of the ROUTER, should look something like 192.168.0.1; IP addresses vary from router to router. (Also note the IP address next to "IP Address;" this is the IP address of YOUR COMPUTER on the network; should be 192.168.0.3 or something similar)

Now we need to go to the address you found, in order to actually forward the ports.



Linksys

  1. Go to internet explorer (or your preferred browser) and type in the ROUTER IP address that you found in the Router IP address section.
  2. A password box might open up, depending on your router settings. Type in your information.
  3. The Linksys page should open giving you all of your router info. To continue, click on the Applications & Gaming tab:
  4. You should now be looking at the page where you will actually make the changes to forward ports. Name your application (kumaserver, or something else relevant). Enter in the port ranges listed below, and input your current IP. Here is the Linksys page:
  5. Forward these ports:
    • Port 1200 to UDP. Do this by entering on the first row �kumaserver� in Application; 1200 into Start and 1200 into End; select UDP in Protocol and enter your current IP address in IP address. Repeat the process for the ports below on the next two lines of the form.
    • Ports 27000 to 27020 to UDP
    • Ports 27020 to 27039 to TCP

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Belkin

  1. Go to internet explorer (or your preferred browser) and type in the ROUTER IP address that you found in the Router IP address section.
  2. A password box might open up, depending on your router settings. Type in your information.
  3. The Belkin page should open giving you all of your router info. To continue, click on the Virtual Servers button:
  4. You should now be looking at the page where you will actually make the changes to forward ports. Name your application (kumaserver, or something else relevant). Enter in the port ranges listed below, and input your current IP. Here is the Belkin page:
  5. Forward these ports:
    • Port 1200 to UDP
    • Ports 27000 to 27020 to UDP
    • Ports 27020 to 27039 to TCP

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Starting up the Server

  1. Go to the folder where Kuma is installed. In most cases, this is C:\Program files\Kuma Games (Open My Computer, Local Disk (C:), Program Files, Kuma Games).
  2. Once there, look for .BAT files. The file for each game is listed below:
    • KumaWar 2: RunKumaWar2MPdedicated.bat
    • Kuma War WWII\Vietnam: RunShootOutMPdedicated.bat
    • DinoHunters: DinoHuntersdedicated.bat
    • It is possible, if you downloaded an older version of the game that there will be no "RUN" prefix or MP in the file name. Just look for the file named after the game in that event. (i.e.: KW2dedicated.BAT)
    • **Special note: If the .BAT file doesn´t work initially, then edit it in notepad as follows�
      • dedicated -game ShootoutMP
        gets changed to say
        "C:\Program Files\Kuma games\dedicated.exe" -game ShootOutMP
        Use ShootOutMP for Kuma War WWII\Vietnam, KumaWar2MP for KumaWar 2, and DinoHuntersMP for DinoHunters
  3. Run the File

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Server Preferences

  1. The window that comes up will have many options.
    • Game: Make sure it matches the game you´re running.
    • Server Name: Set the name of your server.
    • Max: Select the starting map.
    • Max Players: Set to the maximum number of players you want to allow to join.
    • Rcon Password: This gives you the ability to make certain settings that other players can´t change. (e.g., cheats, kills, map, time limits). Do not give your password away to anyone; otherwise they will have access to the server´s settings.
    • Secure (Valve Anti-Cheat): Leave unchecked.
  2. Click start server.
    Under the Console tab in the new window, it should say "Connection to Steam server successful."
  3. Click the tab labeled Main. The following information is displayed:
    • Type of game
    • IP address
    • Players (can´t be changed once it was set in the previous section)
    • Uptime
    You can change the settings below:
    • Server Name: Give your server a unique name.
    • Map: The current map being played.
    • Player Password: Set if you want a private game.
    • Rcon Password: Limits setting config to just you.
    • Map Cycle: Whether the map reloads on finish or advances to the next map.
  4. Click the Configure Tab:
    You can change Time limit (in minutes), score limit, friendly fire, etc. from here.
    • Weapons Stay means the weapons remain even after pickup.
    • Footsteps refers to the sound of the footsteps.
    • Flashlight refers to whether or not a flashlight may be used in the game.
    • Scoring Mode lets you choose what happens to your points upon dying.
      • Zero Point Death makes you lose all your kills each time you die. Used in DinoHunters.
      • Lifetime Score means you retain your highest score total generated in a single life ´span´. Used in DinoHunters.
      • Half-Life Standard means Half-Life Standard which should be used for most games where your score equals your number of kills.
    • Allow Upload allows for uploading things like decals and the like.
  5. The Players Tab is where you can kick or ban players from your server. Click a player´s name, and then click the Kick button or the Ban button below, accordingly:
    • Kick: Remove player from this game.
    • Ban: Player cannot log on to your server at all. Clicking this allows you to specify a duration of time for the ban to remain in place.
  6. The Bans Tab lists your current banned players, allowing you to remove or alter a ban in effect.
  7. Any changes made on the configure page won´t be active until the map reloads. To make this happen:

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