**HOW TO CREATE A LOBBY ON OUR L4D SERVERS**

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  1. Savage

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    OK...here's a little tutorial for people still having problems creating lobbies/playing on our private L4D servers. This assumes you've already set our unique search key at outlined here: http://www.no-heroes.com/forum/viewtopi ... =29&t=2287

    First once you've started your L4D client (with our search key), click "PLAY CAMPAIGN", and "PLAY WITH FRIENDS".

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    if there are people on your friends list playing, they will appear in this box, and you can join one of their games (if it's not full).


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    If not, you can create your own lobby by clicking "CREATE LOBBY", and choosing the game mode you want to play:


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    After choosing the variable you want (campaign, permissions, etc.), click "CREATE LOBBY".

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    This will create your lobby for people to begin joining your game:

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    Once all your friends have joined, and you still need to fill a few slots, you can click "PERMISSIONS", and change it from a "Friends-Only" game to a "Public Game":

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    That's it in a nutshell. Again....this is just a workaround for accessing our servers and keeping them private until such time as Valve comes up with a workable solution in an update. It's not the ideal situation, but it's the best I can come up with until valve fixes the lobby system for private servers.
     
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