Dedicated Servers

Trello update: We've updated our Trello roadmap to reflect our latest additions regarding construction elements and multiplayer - which includes the dedicated server and the RCON Tool
  • Steam or Standalone?
    Steam
    Singleplayer or multiplayer?
    Multiplayer
    Error message?
    No
    Operating system
    Windows

    Hello everyone. I am very new to Rising World. After enjoying the single player experience, I have decided that I would like to play it multiplayer with friends. I am new to SteamCMD. I have briefly looked through guides, but I get lost. I am dyslexic.


    So I was wondering if someone could simply explain the process of setting up a server I'll run at home whenever I want to play it.


    I have done the port forwarding as I have done this in the past for other games like Minecraft.


    I have no idea about SteamCMD. I have run it and I think I installed the app 339010. I am unaware of commands, files, configurations, etc.

  • There are many threads in this forum about the same question. Maybe you use the search function for this.

    There is a German forum with contributions, too. The google translator is very helpful in case of problems.

    Maybe you can get some help to get started, for the present. ^^

  • If you have the regular Steam client installed (and if you own the game on Steam), you can also find the dedicated server under "Tools" where you can just download and run it through Steam :)

    However, if you want to set up the server via SteamCMD, this thread contains a few more information about that: Set up a server with SteamCMD

    I have the dedicated server software but when I run it, i see a command prompt pop up for a split second then goes away. Thats it. What do I do after that?

  • I have the dedicated server software but when I run it, i see a command prompt pop up for a split second then goes away. Thats it. What do I do after that?

    This sounds like an error occurs. As yahwho mentioned, please have a look if there is a file called "errorlog" or "hs_err_pid" in your server directory. Alternatively you can also have a look for a log file in the "Logs" folder. Maybe create a separate topic about that, since this isn't necessarily related to the original issue ;)

  • This sounds like an error occurs. As yahwho mentioned, please have a look if there is a file called "errorlog" or "hs_err_pid" in your server directory. Alternatively you can also have a look for a log file in the "Logs" folder. Maybe create a separate topic about that, since this isn't necessarily related to the original issue ;)


    Inside you RisingWorldDedicatedServer directory where you have the win_startscript.bat post here your most recent error log (something like errorlog_1611843590545.log).


    If you are running win_startscript.bat and it closes instantly, it's because the script is failing. The error log will tell us why.


    I have the dedicated server software but when I run it, i see a command prompt pop up for a split second then goes away. Thats it. What do I do after that?

    Just remembered (doh!) - if the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is not installed on the PC hosting the RW server, the error mentioned above occurs.

  • you need more ram it seems. I would make it 4 gigs of ram rather then 2 gig. Do this in the server.properties file. Open it with note pad to edit. server_memory=4000 I use 8000 myself. It depends how much ram your server has.

    I highly recommend to do it in a power of two.

    So that would be, for example: 1024, 2048, 4096, 6144, 8192, and so on. Personally, I'd go for 4096 if it's a small server and you are starting out. You can increase the allocated RAM as needed.

  • Ok, I did add the RAM to 8000 and that worked. I installed the 64 bit version of Java 8 and restarted computer. I ran the bat file and all was successful. However, I do not see the server name in multiplayer.

    I'm glad to hear the server runs now :)

    About the server not showing up in the list: In the worst case, it may take up to a few minutes until the server shows up (depending on the status of the Steam master server), although usually it should be visible within a few seconds. However, do you run the server on your local machine? If the server does not show up in this case, this may be caused if either a wrong ip is set for the server, or if the ports are not forwarded (especially the http query port, which is serverport-1 [e.g. if you use the default 4255 port, the http query port is 4254]).

    For the ip, if you're behind a router, it's important to keep the server_ip field in the server.properties file blank - this forces the server to bind to all addresses. For the ports, you can use this tool to check if they're open: https://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/open-ports/

    Just run the server (otherwise the tool will always tell you the ports are closed), then check if the ports are reachable (at least make sure the http port is reachable, which is 4254 if you're using the default server_port setting). This page contains more information about the ports the server uses: Dedicated Server Setup


    If the server still does not show up in the server list, please upload the latest server log here (which can be found in the "Logs" subfolder in the server directory), and maybe also upload your server.properties file. If you don't want to post these files here, feel free to send them via PM to me

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