[NBLUG/talk] [WLUG] Anyone host a network game from inside VirtualBox?

Hans Kokx skipmeister123 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 9 13:58:16 PDT 2009

You would have to bridge the network connection, instead of using NAT.  
Bridging it would allow your VM to use the router's DHCP server, and 
become visible to the router itself.  At that point, you could forward 
ports directly to your VM.


Jack Smith wrote:
> I've started playing a railroad game online and so far I've only got it
> working in my home network with my daughter as GM (she runs Vista).  I
> should be able to have my daughter in Australia connect by using my router's
> address and telling it to send port 1103 and 1104 to her computer.  The
> problem is what to do when the in-home daughter goes back to the
> University.  I can have the router pass the traffic to my Linux box (Fedora
> 11) but how do I have it pass it on to the Windows machine running in Sun
> VirtualBox?  Any ideas?

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