I purchased several copies of Grim Dawn base game for a group of friends this Christmas and we’re trying to play together now but the multiplayer option isn’t coming up. I’m relatively new to the game myself but I HAVE both hosted and joined multiplayer groups. My friends aren’t seeing the list of multiplayer games. It seems like the function is down but I wanted to make sure it isn’t something we’re overlooking.
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Have a look here and see if anything helps.
Common Multiplayer Issues and Solutions
This is a technology that allows an application (like Grim Dawn) to communicate with your router. If your router supports UPnP (most do), Grim Dawn can tell your router to allow other people to connect to your computer when you are hosting a game.
Why is this needed? Routers by default are designed to BLOCK anyone connecting to your computer. This is a security thing. You don’t want random/malicious computers connecting to your computer unless you …
Last time my friend only had the base game and we couldn’t see each other until I disabled the DLC. Is that still an issue? Also one friend thinks the firewall in his country might be his issue.
You guys need matching game files. Disable all the DLC or buy them, you can’t mix and match. (Excluding the cosmetics and crucible)
If some of you only have the base game, then the others can disable the expansion(s) via the launch options. Likewise if everybody has Ashes of Malmouth, but only some Forgotten Gods.
To only play with the base game, add /nogdx1 to your launch options
Or /nogdx2, if you want to play only with the first expansion
Separate multiple options with a space
In GOG Galaxy go to Grim Dawn > More > Settings > Add command line arguments and enter / select the required l…
Read and download currently from my post here below.
What It Does
Lets you easily set and change launch options and fire the game up
Enable/disable expansions to more easily play with your friends
More in-depth features are being worked on (saves/stash/mods management and other related tasks)
How To Use
It’s a self-contained .exe file, no installation needed
Download and place it wherever you like (I prefer pinning it to the Windows taskbar personally)
Fire it up…
and make sure to keep separate characters for multiplay if they don’t have the expansions. Any character that’s been in an expansion can’t be played in the base game.
February 28, 2023, 10:28am
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