It is a tiny program that allows gamers to play the online games over the internet. It generally creates a VPN (Virtual Private Network) across the internet and thus allows gamers to play online games; a person with Hamachi installed, can play network games across the internet directly with no server lag!
Hamachi allows you to play the network games on their on own network, the network it create is VPN (Zero Configuration VPN), which makes you act like a network and even play the network games across the internet directly. For security purposes, it allows you to apply password for your network so that you can protect it from spam comers and thus only users you allow can join, this way you can restrict unauthorized access to your VPN. Once you get it installed, you have the option for a free version, which has a 30 days time period, generally to test the premium account.
There are an increasing number of people using Hamachi for online game playing, generally to connect to a VPN using Hamachi, both sockets must have the software installed.
With this tool a network can host 273 users, which are counted as:
- 16 Free members
- 256 Premium members
- 1 Host
Here’s a list of some Hamachi Games:
Battlefield 2: Special Forces
Call of Duty 2
Live For Speed S2 Demo
Need for Speed: Underground
Need for Speed: Most Wanted….
And Almost All Arcade Games