Mario Kart Wii. There are definitely incoming ports on the high end.
UDP 50000 and up.
Tim Kingman wrote:
> What games are you playing? I'm running 1.235 and have never set up
> any forwarding to my Wii, and I don't have any problems "hosting" in
> Mario Kart or Guitar Hero. I had assumed that the Wii connected to
> Nintendo's WFC servers and all the communication happened there,
> rather than the PC games style of having other players actually
> connecting to your PC. When I have had problems, I would get
> disconnected after a minute or two of a kart race, but we would see
> similar issues regardless of who first opened the room.
> I guess I don't really have any useful suggestions or information
> here. I'm sure there are other Wii owners on multiple firmware
> versions to chime in. I have some spare hardware here and may try
> installing 1.3 over the weekend to see if I get different results than
> On Dec 3, 2008, at 7:02 PM, Christopher M. Iarocci wrote:
>> I have a WII behind my m0n0wall at home. I'm running 1.3B15. I am
>> unable to host a room on the WII. I can connect to a hosted room
>> without issue. I found the ports used to host a game and port
>> forwarded them to my WII. However, even though they are not being
>> blocked (checked the logs), the connection still does not happen.
>> So, I dropped a Linksys in place, bam, hosting works fine. So I did
>> a bit more experimenting with the m0n0wall (borrowed a friend's WII
>> and connected them both). If I do a 1:1 NAT mapping to the WII from
>> my outside IP and open the firewall ports, everything works fine. If
>> I simply port forward the ports and open the firewall, it will not
>> work. So my question here is, what is the major difference between
>> port forwarding and 1:1, and is there a way to get around this
>> problem? I would love to leave the 1:1 in place, but unfortunately I
>> only have a single IP and other services that run behind it that get
>> broken when the 1:1 is in place. Thanks for any help you can offer.
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