Jump to content

How to LAN in L4D...


Recommended Posts

Here is how to play Left 4 Dead in a LAN with one or more Steam Accounts:

1) Download and install Left 4 Dead, either from Steam or a DVD, on all of the PCs you are going to use.

2) Download the Left 4 Dead Left 4 Dead Dedicated Server on one of the PCs.

3) Run the Left 4 Dead Dedicated Server and enter your settings (I would run it in LAN mode but it works either way).

4) Switch every Steam account to its "offline" status, providing you are going to re-use it/them.

5) Run Left 4 Dead on all of the PCs.

6) Go into the game menu and then the keyboard configuration - enable the console.

7) Go back to the main menu and press the Tilde ("~") key to open the console.

8) Type "openserverbrowser" to open the "classic" server browser.

9) Select the "LAN" tab.

10) Click "Connect."

11) Enjoy the game!

Edited by Deadly_Nightshade

"Geez. It's like we lost some sort of bet and ended up saddled with a bunch of terrible new posters on this forum."

-Hurlshot

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...