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10-08-2002, 10:21 PM
I want to hook up 2 PC's at home with Need for Speed 2 and play multiplayer. Both have modem (LT WinModem using COM 4 and other ISA using COM3).

Is there anyway to play multiplyer using just modems and the existing modem line. Do i need to buy some sort of cable and which one i need if i do have to get one. The game gives option of Serial Link/Modem/Network to use to connect to the other player. Can someone tell me how to go about.Thankxx


10-08-2002, 10:29 PM
You cant use the modems as stand-alone for this..

A serial "null modem" or "crossover cable is available at places like Dick Smith.

A network requires a network adapter to be installed in a spare PCI slot on each machine, and a cross-over ethernet cable to be installed.

Serial is slowest and cheapest, network faster but dearer

Should be an FAQ on networking in the FAQ list, click the button at top right of this page