Custom maps in Killing Floor 2 - where to download, how to play online, how to invite friends

Custom maps in Killing Floor 2 - where to download, how to play online, how to invite friends


 Killing Floor 2 is a 6-player cooperative shooter in which a group of players will have to fight against a crowd of monsters and the main boss in unique locations. The functionality available to users allows you to create your own levels, and in this guide we will tell you where they are downloaded and how to start a match on the network in order to enjoy the process with your friends.


So, custom maps in Killing Floor 2 are levels created by players in a special editor. The developers provided it with everything necessary so that fans of the game could implement all their ideas in the process, but sometimes players still have a number of questions related to custom cards.



Where downloaded maps are stored

Where downloaded maps are stored

Every time you connect to a public server and go to the map, the level is downloaded to your PC in a specific directory. Over the course of a certain time, the folder will contain hundreds, if not thousands of different levels, and therefore they can be periodically cleaned up.

To find the downloaded maps, you need to follow the path C: / Users / Username / Documents / My Games / KillingFloor2 / KFGame / Cache. You can find the names and number of the loaded map in the Cache.ini file, from where you can move the map to another directory so that, on occasion, you do not need to load it again.

To do this, change the file extension from UXX to KFM and copy it to the Maps directory, which you can find at C: / Program Files (x86) / Steam / steamapps / common / killingfloor2 / KFGame / Brewed / PC / Maps. That's it, now at your disposal there will always be your favorite custom levels, which you most often play.


How to connect to a custom card

If your friend created his own level and wants to know your opinion about it, the best way to do this is to play together in this location. To do this, you need:

  1. Purchase the game on Steam, install and launch it;
  2. Click on the "Play Online" menu;
  3. Select the "Client" item;
  4. Enter the name of your friend's server into the field and wait until the level is downloaded to your PC.

If you want to play on the random levels of other people with whom you are not familiar, you can not enter a name in the "Client" tab, but leave the field blank and click on "Start". The client will download the list of available servers, after which you just have to choose the one you like and start playing.


How to invite friends to a custom map

If you have created your own unique level, you can invite your friends to rate your work. To do this, simply use the Steam Friends system by inviting them to the game and waiting for them to agree.

Note: for your friends to be able to access your custom card, you will need to open port 7707 in your router.

How to open a port to play Killing Floor 2 online

How to open a port to play Killing Floor 2 online

Typically, most users have TP-Link devices. First, you need to find out your IP address:

  • Go to the "Start" menu, then to the sub-item "Settings" and "Networks and Internet";
  • Click on "View network properties", the IP address will be listed next to the item "Default gateway";
  • Copy the IP address and paste it into the address bar of the browser you are using;
  • On the login page, specify the login information (as a rule, they are installed with the first connection, by default the login admin and the password admin are used);
  • In the left menu list, find the "Port Forwarding" item and enable the option;
  • In the lines, type in the name, type / service (TCP, UDP or both), in / start (port number; if more than 1, enter the smallest number in the range), private / end (port number; if more than 1, enter the largest number in the range );
Exit saving settings. As a result, you should get something like this:

When everything is ready, we recommend that you restart your router for the changes to take effect.

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