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lbrpdx [How to host a Netplay game (server mode)?]
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  - **Enable Netplay**: on/off.  - **Enable Netplay**: on/off.
  - **Nickname**: how you will be presented in the Netplay game rooms (useful for the other players to find you and make sure they join the right room).  - **Nickname**: how you will be presented in the Netplay game rooms (useful for the other players to find you and make sure they join the right room).
- - **Port**: if you need to define a specific port to enable Netplay. This is depending on your network configuration, and you can leave the default as empty if your router is UPNP compatible. + - **Port**: if you need to define a specific port to enable Netplay. This is depending on your network configuration, and you can leave the default as empty if your router is UPNP compatible. Otherwise, default port is ''55435''
- - **MITM**: in case your network can't let you open UPNP ports to host Netplay games, you can use this as a relay for hosting your Netplay game. It does introduce more latency though, so use this option only if your network can't open UPNP ports automatically + - **Use Relay Server**: in case your network can't let you open UPNP ports to host Netplay games, you can use this as a relay (aka MITM of "Man In the Middle"for hosting your Netplay game. It does introduce a little more latency though, so use this option only if your network can't open UPNP ports automatically 
- - **Reindex all games**: let Batocera index all your ROMs in order to present only the game rooms with ROMs compatible with yours. + - **Check missing indexes at startup**: on/off (see below) 
 + - **Reindex all games**: let Batocera index all your ROMs in order to present only the game rooms with ROMs compatible with yours. This will be done in the background, with a pop-up window telling about its progress as it can take some time.
  - **Index missing games**: same, but only when you have just added new ROMs to your Batocera.  - **Index missing games**: same, but only when you have just added new ROMs to your Batocera.
  
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