12-14-2007, 03:27 PM
Hi. I'm a nub at computers but I happen to be pretty good at a game called World of Warcraft. =P However, I have to play on very high ping internet due to my location (Uruguay, South America,) and I'm trying to figure out ways to reduce my ping.
I recently came across a website called lowerping.com which, although mostly targeted at Australians, seems to offer great promise if I can figure out how to use it on a Mac.
However, my computer literacy extends not far beyond facerolling my way to victory in WoW. =P
Lowerping apparently works by using SSH to connect to a SOCKS proxy which tunnels into WOW's servers. (Keep in mind I have NO idea what I'm talking about, that's only what I've gathered from reading.)
Windows users use PuTTy & FreeCap to connect to Lowerping's servers.
They don't have Mac support because I don't believe the two creators have any Mac experience (no insult to them, just the way it is,) so I'm trying to figure out a way to connect to their servers on a Mac.
Here's my thread on their forums:
You'll see some of the option I explored, but I don't really know what to do.
Would appreciate any help.
Thank you very much