Connect with Friends: Making a 1.10.2 Minecraft Server with Hamachi
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Connect with Friends: Creating a 1.10.2 Minecraft Server with Hamachi
Playing Minecraft with friends is a fantastic way to embark on exciting adventures and build memorable experiences together. One method to connect with friends and play on the same server is by using Hamachi, a virtual private network (VPN) program that allows you to create a secure network and simulate a local area network (LAN) connection over the internet. In this article, we will guide you through the process of creating a 1.10.2 Minecraft server using Hamachi, enabling you and your friends to connect and enjoy multiplayer gameplay.
The first step is to download and install Hamachi on all the computers that will be joining the Minecraft server. Hamachi is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, making it compatible with various operating systems.
Create a Hamachi Network
Once Hamachi is installed, one person will need to create a Hamachi network. Open Hamachi and click on the "Network" tab. Select "Create a new network" and enter a name and password for your network. Share the network name and password with your friends so they can join the network.
Install and Configure Minecraft Server Software
Next, download the 1.10.2 version of the Minecraft server software from the official Minecraft website. Once downloaded, create a new folder on your computer and place the server software file inside it. Run the server software to generate the necessary files and configurations.
Configure the Minecraft Server
Open the server properties file generated by the Minecraft server software. Customize the server settings to your preferences, including server name, game mode, difficulty, and maximum number of players. Save the changes and close the file.
Connect Hamachi and the Minecraft Server
Open Hamachi and ensure that you and your friends are connected to the same Hamachi network. Take note of your Hamachi IP address displayed at the top of the Hamachi window. Open the Minecraft server properties file again and replace the server IP address with your Hamachi IP address. Save the changes and close the file.
Start the Minecraft Server
Double-click on the Minecraft server software file to start the server. You and your friends can now launch Minecraft and select "Multiplayer" to connect to the server.
Connect to the Server
In the Minecraft multiplayer menu, click on "Add Server" and enter a name for the server. In the server address field, enter your Hamachi IP address followed by a colon and the server port number (default is 25565). Click "Done" and then select the server from the multiplayer menu to connect.
Enjoy Multiplayer Minecraft
With the Minecraft server up and running, you and your friends can now enjoy multiplayer gameplay together. Explore, build, and embark on adventures in the 1.10.2 version of Minecraft within the virtual LAN environment created by Hamachi.
Creating a 1.10.2 Minecraft server with Hamachi allows you and your friends to connect and enjoy multiplayer gameplay, even when not physically on the same local network. By installing and configuring Hamachi, setting up the Minecraft server software, connecting Hamachi to the server, and entering the appropriate server information in Minecraft, you can seamlessly connect with friends and embark on exciting Minecraft adventures together. Embrace the power of virtual LAN connections and let the creativity and fun flow in your multiplayer Minecraft world.