Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

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Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Dee4Three on Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:00 pm

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Get the application here! It is FREE!

https://parsec.app/


Quick video explanation on how the application works, optimal settings, and just overall how awesome it is.

phpBB [video]


I have connected with the following people and have had a great gaming experience.

Andrew
ThaLiveKing
Stildo33
Sticky-Fingers
HornetsOnFire
Simonn-Lee
KidKash202
KingJMase
Manni Live
TGsoGood
Cavs4872
4lorederon
Ermolli
SluggySports
Seven0seven
QB1120
BballVideoGames
KD070910
Rich72601
BrentLane
TekmoBowl
TreySoEye
Swizzy1989
RBat33
Mossy212
CultureGaming


Hi all,

If you have not noticed, I have been gaming with many different members of the NLSC community. How? PARSEC!

This is a free application that allows you (securely) to connect with people all around the world and play games right off of a desktop. Let me give you an example:

I say "Hey Simonn-Lee, want to play 2K17?"
He says "Sure!"


Simonn-Lee jumps on Parsec, hits connect on my desktop link, I accept his connection, and he can now see my desktop.... it is that easy. Just a reminder, I live an hour outside of Boston, and Simonn-Lee lives in China. We have already played a game of NBA 2K17, and it worked like a charm.

Once someone connects to you (Or you connect to them), the gamepad you use will automatically be identified as if you were playing locally. Andrew and I have played with him using a generic gamepad, and a PS5 controller, and most people I have connected with use Xbox 360 or Xbox One WIreless controllers.

Here are the settings that I recommend for EVERYONE, they have worked 100% of the time with all users I have connected with regardless of location or internet speed, and whether I or them was the host. Below you will see the appropriate Host and Client settings, this only takes a minute to set up:

Note: You may say "My monitor only does 60 fps, and my bandwidth is lower, how is that going to work?". Trust me.... these are the optimal settings, and every time I adjust them I don't have the same quality of performance, and neither does the client. Please use the settings I provided below for the best experience.

Client Settings

Image
Image

Host Settings

Image
Image

Network Settings

Image


In order to connect with someone, it is really simple. After you add them as a friend, they will show up with their Parsec user name under a CPU icon. You would just hit connect, and they would just accept the invite on their end.

Image

Here is a list of my current friends on Parsec. The icon you see on the left is what I click to view them, or add a new friend.

Image

A note about controllers

Sometimes when you get into a game, it takes a few seconds for the clients controller to be recognized. If it isn't recognized after 60 seconds or so, just jump out of the game and jump back in, it should be recognized at that point. If it is still not recognized, Just have the client disconnect from Parsec and reconnect.

A note about sudden connection performance drop

If for some reason your connection isn't great, you and the client both should restart your CPU's. That worked when Andrew and I once had a sluggish connection

Hope all of this helps.

People, lets play these games! The opportunities are endless here! This means you can play all the classic titles that are no longer offline with or against eachother... AND WITH MODS!!

DISCORD INVITE LINK: https://discord.gg/HF3pVw5qa5

Some examples of games I have played with the community:

NBA Street Vol. 2 - Clippers (KidKash202) vs Raptors (Dee4Three)


phpBB [video]


NBA 2K17 - 07-08 Nuggets (Dee4Three) vs 09-10 Lakers (Simonn-Lee)


Note: Using my UCTR mod!

phpBB [video]


NBA 2K19 - 93-94 Roster - Warriors (Dee4Three) vs Kings (Sticky-Fingers)


phpBB [video]


NBA 2K19 - 92-93 Roster - Bulls (Dee4Three) vs Suns (Stildo33)

phpBB [video]


'05 Bulls (Andrew) vs '05 SuperSonics (Dee4Three), once again re-created in Fantasy Teams in NBA Live 10!

phpBB [video]
"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me." - Larry Bird

Check out my YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvHJXrqit8Dc6HBY5P6EmAA


Follow me on Twitter

https://twitter.com/Dee4Three84
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Andrew on Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:15 pm

Get involved! It's been a lot of fun so far.
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Swizzy1989 on Fri Jul 09, 2021 3:08 pm

Sick! Down to run some NBA Street Vol 3. Going to download the mod and create my parsec, will link up soon! On a side note, is there a discord as well? Might be a great way to grow the community for these type of parsec local co op games.

Edit - Parsec Username Swizzy1989
Sending friend requests now.
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Andrew on Fri Jul 09, 2021 5:19 pm

We do actually have a Discord server that was originally going to be a Patreon reward, but we can repurpose it. Obviously we'd love to keep things active here in the Forum, but if nothing else, it'd be good to have it as a companion until such time as we can implement a chat feature here.

In any event, an invite link: https://discord.gg/HF3pVw5qa5
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby TGsoGood on Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:43 am

I have to say I applied all of the settings and this has renewed my motivation to play the game
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Dee4Three on Sun Jul 25, 2021 4:22 pm

VERY IMPORTANT

I updated the optimal settings and did some testing. Make sure to make the appropriate changes!
"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me." - Larry Bird

Check out my YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvHJXrqit8Dc6HBY5P6EmAA


Follow me on Twitter

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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Andrew on Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:36 pm

I can attest to the settings having a marked improvement. Looking forward to some more games with even better performance!
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Dee4Three on Sun Aug 15, 2021 2:35 pm

Updated list of people I have connected with using Parsec and had a great gaming experience.

Andrew
ThaLiveKing
Stildo33
Sticky-Fingers
HornetsOnFire
Simonn-Lee
KidKash202
KingJMase
Manni Live
TGsoGood
Cavs4872
4lorederon
Ermolli
SluggySports
Seven0seven
QB1120
BballVideoGames
"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me." - Larry Bird

Check out my YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvHJXrqit8Dc6HBY5P6EmAA


Follow me on Twitter

https://twitter.com/Dee4Three84
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Dee4Three on Thu Feb 03, 2022 1:27 am

I made a quick video explanation on how the application works, optimal settings, and just overall how awesome it is.

phpBB [video]
"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me." - Larry Bird

Check out my YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvHJXrqit8Dc6HBY5P6EmAA


Follow me on Twitter

https://twitter.com/Dee4Three84
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Havlicek_Stole_The_Ball on Fri Feb 11, 2022 6:54 am

@Dee4Three, thanks for taking the time to make a Parsec tutorial video, which was very well done! I have what might be a silly question, but I haven't found an answer yet: Is there a voice chat feature in Parsec, so you can talk to your opponent during play?
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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby Dee4Three on Fri Feb 11, 2022 11:05 am

Havlicek_Stole_The_Ball wrote:@Dee4Three, thanks for taking the time to make a Parsec tutorial video, which was very well done! I have what might be a silly question, but I haven't found an answer yet: Is there a voice chat feature in Parsec, so you can talk to your opponent during play?


Thanks! I am not sure.

However, people have been connecting and using the chat feature on Discord while they play. It's really easy to use.
"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me." - Larry Bird

Check out my YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvHJXrqit8Dc6HBY5P6EmAA


Follow me on Twitter

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Re: Parsec - Install link and optimal settings (It's FREE!)

Postby jaywv1981 on Mon Nov 07, 2022 2:27 am

Dee4Three wrote:
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Get the application here! It is FREE!

https://parsec.app/


Quick video explanation on how the application works, optimal settings, and just overall how awesome it is.

phpBB [video]


I have connected with the following people and have had a great gaming experience.

Andrew
ThaLiveKing
Stildo33

If anybody wants to add me as friend on Parsec my name is jaywv1981
I play alot of retro bball on there including Tecmo Super NBA Basketball and NBA Jam.
Sticky-Fingers
HornetsOnFire
Simonn-Lee
KidKash202
KingJMase
Manni Live
TGsoGood
Cavs4872
4lorederon
Ermolli
SluggySports
Seven0seven
QB1120
BballVideoGames
KD070910
Rich72601
BrentLane
TekmoBowl
TreySoEye
Swizzy1989
RBat33
Mossy212
CultureGaming


Hi all,

If you have not noticed, I have been gaming with many different members of the NLSC community. How? PARSEC!

This is a free application that allows you (securely) to connect with people all around the world and play games right off of a desktop. Let me give you an example:

I say "Hey Simonn-Lee, want to play 2K17?"
He says "Sure!"


Simonn-Lee jumps on Parsec, hits connect on my desktop link, I accept his connection, and he can now see my desktop.... it is that easy. Just a reminder, I live an hour outside of Boston, and Simonn-Lee lives in China. We have already played a game of NBA 2K17, and it worked like a charm.

Once someone connects to you (Or you connect to them), the gamepad you use will automatically be identified as if you were playing locally. Andrew and I have played with him using a generic gamepad, and a PS5 controller, and most people I have connected with use Xbox 360 or Xbox One WIreless controllers.

Here are the settings that I recommend for EVERYONE, they have worked 100% of the time with all users I have connected with regardless of location or internet speed, and whether I or them was the host. Below you will see the appropriate Host and Client settings, this only takes a minute to set up:

Note: You may say "My monitor only does 60 fps, and my bandwidth is lower, how is that going to work?". Trust me.... these are the optimal settings, and every time I adjust them I don't have the same quality of performance, and neither does the client. Please use the settings I provided below for the best experience.

Client Settings

[ Image ]
[ Image ]

Host Settings

[ Image ]
[ Image ]

Network Settings

[ Image ]


In order to connect with someone, it is really simple. After you add them as a friend, they will show up with their Parsec user name under a CPU icon. You would just hit connect, and they would just accept the invite on their end.

[ Image ]

Here is a list of my current friends on Parsec. The icon you see on the left is what I click to view them, or add a new friend.

[ Image ]

A note about controllers

Sometimes when you get into a game, it takes a few seconds for the clients controller to be recognized. If it isn't recognized after 60 seconds or so, just jump out of the game and jump back in, it should be recognized at that point. If it is still not recognized, Just have the client disconnect from Parsec and reconnect.

A note about sudden connection performance drop

If for some reason your connection isn't great, you and the client both should restart your CPU's. That worked when Andrew and I once had a sluggish connection

Hope all of this helps.

People, lets play these games! The opportunities are endless here! This means you can play all the classic titles that are no longer offline with or against eachother... AND WITH MODS!!

DISCORD INVITE LINK: https://discord.gg/HF3pVw5qa5

Some examples of games I have played with the community:

NBA Street Vol. 2 - Clippers (KidKash202) vs Raptors (Dee4Three)


phpBB [video]


NBA 2K17 - 07-08 Nuggets (Dee4Three) vs 09-10 Lakers (Simonn-Lee)


Note: Using my UCTR mod!

phpBB [video]


NBA 2K19 - 93-94 Roster - Warriors (Dee4Three) vs Kings (Sticky-Fingers)


phpBB [video]


NBA 2K19 - 92-93 Roster - Bulls (Dee4Three) vs Suns (Stildo33)

phpBB [video]


'05 Bulls (Andrew) vs '05 SuperSonics (Dee4Three), once again re-created in Fantasy Teams in NBA Live 10!

phpBB [video]
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