I want to host the HL2 Synergy mod for play with friends, but no matter what I do the server appears to stay only in the "LAN" category of my server window, although as you can see I have it set to Internet.
I've tried a few fixes, like typing "sv_lan 0" and "heartbeat" into the console, without quotes of course, to no avail. Is the RCON password the problem? Anything I should know about it? I blacked it out for security reasons in the pictures provided, but hell if I know what it's for (i em good user). Is the Source Dedicated Server designed for LAN play only, not internet play? Seems odd to include Internet as a hosting option if so...
Are there ports I need to open? Because I can't host games with the "Create Game" or "Quick Start" function either. I've already opened the ports for both "Half Life 2 Steam" and "Half Life 2 Steam Server" that PortForward.com listed for my router.
Any help would be appreciated. It's hard enough finding a campaign server with a good ping that let's you vote for the map you want AND isn't just about full.