How to run multiple raft instances
A simple tutorial to show you how to run multiple raft instances on the same computer with different steam accounts. So you can play with yourself (Useful for coding multiplayer mods to test them)
Hey guys! Today i'm gonna show you how to run multiple raft instances at the same time.
To get started with this tutorial you will need the following requirements :
So, let's get started!
Open sandbox which is at the bottom left of your task bar as shown below, right click on "Sandbox DefaultBox" and click on "Rename Sandbox" as shown below.
Changing the sandbox name by right clicking on the sandbox and clicking "Rename Sandbox"
After changing the sandbox name, right click it again, click on "Sandbox Settings" and go inside the following categories : - Resource Access - File Access - Full Access Now, click on "Add" to allow your isolated environment to have access to your main drive or necessary drives.
In order to play with two or more accounts, you need to create a new folder somewhere for your second Steam to be installed somewhere. In this folder, takes the following files from your main steam folder
- steamapps/common/Raft folder.
Go to your second steam folder that you just created, right click Steam.exe, click on "Run Sandboxed" and then select your sandbox and check "Run As UAC Administrator" as shown below. Steam will then start in an isolated environment, You can see its running in it with its yellow outline around the borders when you hover them.
Now that you installed Steam and that you started it in your isolated environment, log-in into your second steam account that have your second raft account. Then you simply have to click "Install Raft", it will discoverer existing files and download a few, you then simply have to start raft and it should instantly works!