Server hosting on Android devices?

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Server hosting on Android devices?

by MADCastro » Tue Dec 09, 2014 23:38

Is it even possible to host a server on a Android device?
 

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Re: Server hosting on Android devices?

by Krock » Wed Dec 10, 2014 18:27

The codes are the same but I'm not sure how you could start the console/terminal on that system.
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Re: Server hosting on Android devices?

by sfan5 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 19:00

Yes, you can host servers on Android devices.
Krock wrote:The codes are the same but I'm not sure how you could start the console/terminal on that system.

Either adb shell or a Terminal app.
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Re: Server hosting on Android devices?

by kaeza » Wed Dec 10, 2014 19:04

It is theoretically possible to host a dedicated server, as its requirements are quite low. I successfully ran a server on a machine with 128M of RAM, with a CPU clocked at ~500MHz, and some folks here have dedicated servers running on Raspberri Pis.

That said, I don't know if a server started from the GUI, or otherwise a client running in the same device would be playable at all.
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Re: Server hosting on Android devices?

by Don » Wed Dec 10, 2014 21:46

I tried it on my Nexus 4. It quickly heated up with only myself and my daughter connected. I would not advise it. If you want a server I would suggest a desktop.
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Re: Server hosting on Android devices?

by AiTechEye » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:42

how do you start it?

EDIT:
Can start it from main manu in next release.

But can you/how to start the server outside the game?
 

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Re: Server hosting on Android devices?

by mini » Thu Dec 27, 2018 00:30

I did that 2 year ago on a e-reader. You can apps like userland to do that.
 


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