How to Open Ports for Fantasy Grounds Using Port Forwarding

Fantasy Grounds is a great game, but like all online games you might have connection problems sometimes. Connection problems can sometimes be caused by blocked ports.

You can easily improve the reliability of your connection by enabling port forwarding for Fantasy Grounds. That’s simple to do, and in this guide we’ll show you how.

Ports Needed To Run Fantasy Grounds

Here are the ports that are used Fantasy Grounds, and the ones we are going to forward:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 1802
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How to Enable Fantasy Grounds Port Forwarding

You can enable port forwarding right from your router, but in order to do that you’re going to need a few extra pieces of information.

Before we get to the port forwarding process, then, make sure you have the following to hand:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports that Fantasy Grounds uses. You can copy those from the list above

Now to actually forward the ports. Doing this is simple:


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser on your console or PC, and in the address bar at the top, paste your router’s IP address.
  • Hit go, and this will bring you to your router’s settings menu
  • In here, you’ll see port forwarding options somewhere
  • Once you find port forwarding, you’ll need to enter some details.
  • Enter your router’s IP address into the box
  • And then copy your PC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Then type or paste the ports for Fantasy Grounds into the third box
  • Finally, restart your router so the new settings can take effect

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PureVPN’s port forwarding add-on is designed, as the name suggests, for forwarding ports. It takes the hassle out of doing this, so you can unblock ports for Fantasy Grounds or any other game with just a few clicks.

That’s going to save you a lot of time if you play online games. Time you could spend playing games.

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

We’ve also made our port forwarding add-on with a number of other features:

    • It is compatible with your phone, tablet, and other devices. So you can forward ports with whatever you have to hand
    • Torrenting is faster, since port forwarding also increases P2P download speeds
    • You can also use CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation)
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