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I'm searching for a router that has capabilities to add manual latency to a device in my network (for example, add 10ms of ping to a random device on my network). What router should I buy?

EDIT: I found that dd-wrt routers have the "tc" command that may help with this, but I also saw people that said that doesn't work, I just don't want to waste money on something that may not work.

  • But why tho? Generally this would be something controlled on the device end, not the router. – JMY1000 Dec 24 '18 at 10:36
  • It's for online gaming, the game I'm playing punishes good internet connection and you get a disadvantage compared to high ping players. I tested and the game performs way better on my 3G Phone Hotspot than my home internet via ethernet. – GABO Dec 24 '18 at 15:58
  • Sounds strange. What game is this? Also I believe a software solution will be easier to implement than a hardware level one. Try looking at this Stack Overflow question on how to create low bandwidth, high latency environments intended for software testing. – Bennett Yeo Dec 26 '18 at 1:56
  • Hello, sorry for the late answer, the issue is that is a console game called Splatoon 2, since it it's p2p and has no lag compensation you will always have a disvantage over a high latency opponent (people would one-shoot you, kill behind walls, etc). That's why I'm searching a hardware solution, if it were a PC game then the link you provided me would work. – GABO Dec 28 '18 at 12:42

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