The Forest

You are the last survivor after a plane crash on a supposedly deserted island. You’ll soon realize that you’re not alone. Native cannibals follow you, particularly when it’s dark. Get ready, collect resources, build a hut, and feed yourself regularly to survive.

Basic server configuration

Create backups

With your GPORTAL server, you can create backups if you wish. You receive free storage space for saving your game play.

Note Please note that backups are not created automatically.

How to create a backup via the web interface:

  1. Log on to our website
  2. Click on “My Server” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the server
  4. Click on “Backup” in the “Administration” menu on the left
  5. Click on “Create Backup
  6. The server stops for the backup
  7. After creating the backup, the server restarts automatically
  8. Alternatively, click on “Restart

Important No backups can be saved between 19:00 and 21:00 (CET).

Basic questions / FAQs

How do I connect to a server?

  1. Start the game
  2. Click on “Multiplayer” -> “Join Game
  3. Set the filter to “Dedicated (Internet)”
  4. In the “Filter by Name”, enter the name of your server
  5. If the server was found, click on Join

ImportantIf you have a character on the server, click “Continue” after connecting. Clicking on “Join” will lose your character’s progress and you’ll start again in the airplane.