Left 4 dead 2 general discussions

Those who lượt thích lớn play the originalLeft 4 Deadwith their friends locally, ergo without an Internetconnection, may also want to play the sequelLeft 4 Dead 2on a local area network (LAN) as well. I"ve sầu created a guide on how to lớn host và join a local game session without relying on Steam or any other onlinegame matchmakers.

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Almost two years have passed since I created this guide & a lot of game updates have been pushed through by Valve sầu since then. As a possible fix to recent multiplayer connection problems, create a shortcut for Left 4 Dead 2.
mở cửa the shortcut’s properties, proceed lớn Shortcut tab và add the following at the kết thúc of the Target field:–insecure. Cliông chồng Apply/OK to save sầu the new setting.
Every time you run Left 4 Dead 2, you should vị so by using this modified shortcut.The guide below will not work if you don’t use the shortcut.After following the steps above sầu, run the game. You will then need khổng lồ enable the developer console. Optionally, you can also enable automatic detection of LAN games for convenience lớn those who will join your hosted game. Here"s how:
How lớn enable Developer Console:
1. At the game main menu, clickOptions.2. ClickKeyboard/Mouse.3. ClickAllow Developer Consolevà selectEnabled.

How to lớn automatically detect LAN games:
1. At the game main menu, clickOptions.2. ClickMultiplayer.3. ClickAutomatically Discover LAN Games& selectEnabled.With all the necessary settings phối up, it"s now time khổng lồ host a game.How lớn create or host a Left 4 Dead 2 local (LAN) game:1. mở cửa the Developer Console by pressing`on your keyboard. (It is the key below Esc.)2. Typesv_lan 1then press Enter.3. Typesv_allow_lobby_connect_only 0then press Enter.4. In the console, typemapthen press Space.5. Right after you press Space all the playable maps will be displayed.6. Use your keyboard arrows to lớn scroll lớn your desired map.7. Press Enter.Basically the comm& to create a local game is this:bản đồ nameOfMapHere gameTypeAn example of a maps is thisc5m1_waterfront.c5stands for campaign five,m1for chapter/bản đồ one, andwaterfrontthe corresponding name. Those with The Passing chiến dịch, the chiến dịch code assignment isc6.List of all Left 4 Dead 2 maps:Dead Center:c1m1_khách sạn c1m2_streetsc1m3_mall c1m4_atriumThe Passing:c6m1_riverbank c6m2_bedlam c6m1_portDark Carnival:c2m1_highway c2m2_fairgrounds c2m3_coasterc2m4_barns c2m5_concertSwamp Fever:c3m1_plankcountry c3m2_swampc3m3_shantytown c3m4_plantationHard Rain:c4m1_milltown_a c4m2_sugarmill_a c4m3_sugarmill_bc4m4_milltown_b c4m5_milltown_escapeThe Parish:c5m1_waterfront c5m2_park c5m3_cemeteryc5m4_quarter c5m5_bridgeList of all game modes:chiến dịch scavenge realismsurvival versus mutationIf thegameTypeis left blank, the hosted game will mặc định to lớn acampaigngame with normal difficulty. To choose another mode, just type in the console the game mode after the maps name.Example:maps c1m4_atrium realismHow to lớn join a LAN game:When the game is created, the remaining thing to do is lớn let other players join the game. IfAutomatically Discover LAN Gamesis enabled,Steam Group Serversmay appear in the main thực đơn which players can use to lớn join your game.Alternately, the console command to lớn join isconnect hostIPAdresshere.Example:connect
Steam Group Servers (at the bottom center) appears when it detects a game.Cliông xã image khổng lồ enlarge.
When clicked, you will then proceed lớn this window that lists all available games.Click image to lớn enlarge.
Determining the host"s IPhường address:
Determining your local IP address can be tricky when you"re connectedto the Internet, so it"s best to lớn stay offline when hosting a game. Anyway, the game host must typenet_statusin the developer console. Some data will appear afterwards. You will need to lớn look for a phrase similar khổng lồ this:"Net status for host"The numbers that appear on that phrase is the host"s IP. address.Other notes và info:This offline LAN game guide does not require Hamabỏ ra, Garemãng cầu, or Steam. However, I suppose the version of the game installedon all computers must be the same.Make sure Left 4 Dead 2 is added to the firewall exemption.sv_allow_lobby_connect_onlyIf mix, players may only join this hệ thống from matchmaking lobby, and may not connect directly.sv_lan ( def. "0" )If phối, server is a lan VPS ( no heartbeat, no authentication, no non-class C addresses).Left 4 Dead Play on LAN (Offline)Source

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this works perfectly, thanks dude!

October 25, 2012 at 9:26 AM


helloim using - Left 4 Dead 2 version've sầu followed you stepsbut it doesn't work for mewhen my friends tried to lớn connectit is stuchồng on the loading pageand then pop-up"failed lớn connect after 10 retries"

October 27, 2012 at 7:30 AM

It only display unable to execute command (86) when I try to lớn add -insecure to the shortcut

March 31, 2013 at 2:14 AM

if you failed to connect after 10 retries, try disable your firewall or make your dns automatic..

May 16, 2013 at 4:52 AM

A misprint in 'exception'>> Make sure Left 4 Dead 2 is added lớn the firewall exemption.

June 17, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Though they could never beat Capcom's Resident Evil Series, Valve sầu corporation did gave them some competition with their Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2 for sure. The first installment of this franchise was really awesome.Thank you for your hard work... All the best!

June 23, năm trước at 6:05 AM

when i try creating a game. it says connection blocked Please remove plug-ins before attempting to lớn connect lớn a VAC secure hệ thống."

July 24, năm trước at 5:55 AM
Kristofor Jensensaid...

Works great! We have 3 licenses in the family & a crappy mạng internet connection...it's easier for 3 of us to connect locally khổng lồ have a lag free game this way!

October 11, 2014 at 11:45 AM

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Awesome Admin Thanks For sharing This Article............ Now I know how to play

October 13, 2014 at 5:06 AM

hi guys, i have problem, I want lớn play that game on lan with my friend, but when he add -insecure into lớn target và launch game, it shows him please remove insecure :/ do you know where the problem is? thanks

October 13, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Awesome guide man!!! I honestly installed the game to play in lan, i was kinda disappointed lớn see that i couldn't... But then i found this perfect guide! Thanks!Just one last question, how can i change difficulty or character? Thanks again :)

November 22, 2014 at 4:09 AM

i have problem..does anyone knows how to play offline mode but LAN và WIFI connections??(2 players) thankss

December 13, năm trước at 3:19 AM

does anyone know how to lớn play offline or setup but 2 players only(1 lan and 1 via wifi connection) thanks

December 13, 2014 at 3:23 AM

Great, this worked a treat. Thank you from me & the rest of my lan party :).

June 14, 2015 at 5:50 AM

My friover can join me by using this method although we use different wifi ?

October 14, năm ngoái at 8:31 AM

Does the people joining need khổng lồ create the shortcut too?

September 6, năm 2016 at 8:48 AM

Can anyone please guide me on how lớn play addon campaigns with my friends on lan/ host an addon chiến dịch cause there's no console comm& khổng lồ launch an addon chiến dịch of course, và also when I try khổng lồ change the current chiến dịch the "Addon Campaigns" option is blurred, I can't select it. I've sầu seen many online non steam servers that are hosting addon campaigns too. Idk how to? Help would be highly appreciated.

March 23, 2017 at 9:35 AM

I'm super late but you would type the maps name inlớn the console lượt thích so: "maps (map name here) campaign"

September 30, 2018 at 5:16 AM

Remove sầu -insecure from the launch options. It prevents you from joining servers.

September 30, 2018 at 5:18 AM

Remove -insecure, your plugins don't work on a server that isn't yours.

September 30, 2018 at 5:đôi mươi AM

Don't put the -insecure command in. Your plugins won't work on your friend's hệ thống.

September 30, 2018 at 5:21 AM

Hey bro can you tell if this work with pirated version of the game?