How to Configure MaNGOS the World of Warcraft Emulator

Please check the new version on how to create wow private server for better version. Besides the new guide list everything in a single page for easier reading

This is the old version of my WoW Private Server Guide, the new version that gives you a detailed step (with images) can be found at below links :

  1. Installing MySQL
  2. Setting up the Mangos
  3. Just in case you want to create lan party
  4. Setting up the webserver to put registration page

It’s been a while since the last time i post something to my blog and that’s because i’ve been playing World of Warcraft in various private / public server, from WowScape, WowFusion, b3ckswow, etc (i’m switching various server because some of them always disconnect me a lot) …

But let’s keep that aside shall we ? because this time i’ll post a guide on how to setup your own world of warcraft private server using MaNGOS (i’m sure there are many other WoW Emulator out there, but i choose this one instead)

Compiling eAthena with GCC in Cygwin

Since i got interested on playing Ragnarok online once again, so i decided to create this guide .. and this guide is useful to those who’s interested on running their private ragnarok online server from home .. but if it’s for me i use this to test build, finding rare items, etc without doing real work (read: if you play on private server you’ll need to get the items manually) because i can type any items i want as a GM (Game master). But instead of telling you on how to setup server (i’ll write more about this at later time). This post will tell you on how to build / compile eathena in Windows with GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) in Cygwin

And to those who didn’t know or never heard about eathena. eAthena is an open-source project, emulating a Ragnarok Online Server

Getting SVN Client

First of all, in order to fetch the latest eathena files from it’s Subversion repository you’ll need a SVN client program. And in Windows there are 2 ways of doing this (both of them are free) :

Connecting PS2 to PC using TV Tuner

I’m back again after taking a break for about a week or so if i recall correctly :) .. and this time im going to post about connecting ps2 console to monitor using TV Card / TV Tuner Cards. And if you ask me, why i did not use other method to connect my ps2 console to my monitor using other peripheral such as VGA BOX or something like that ? .. the answer is simple, because the only thing i have is just a low quality tv tuner from PixelView (Prolink) named Prolink PlayTV HD (it is an old tv cards and not many PVR program are support this tv tuner so if you decided to buy it, you might reconsider on choosing other card) but i also use my video card vivo capability

As a side note, i decided to connect my ps2 console into my pc monitor because my pc monitor is larger than my tv size :( .. other than that, my old tv can only support Mono Audio not stereo audio which is a big disadvantage for all music games such as Guitar Hero, Drum Mania, Guitar Freaks, etc. But the downside of this method is, you’ll need to turn on your computer whenever you want to play your ps2 (but it can be easily switched just in case you do not feel like turning on your computer)

Okay .. that’s all for the introduction, and now here’s what you’ll need in order to connect your ps2 output to your monitor :