Deco Bryl's Fairly Incomplete and Rather Badly Illustrated Guide to Connecting Phantasy Star Online for Windows to Another Server


It's easy to get Phantasy Star Online (PSO) for Windows to connect to a different server. Here's how.

  1. Go to SCHTHACK's downloads page.
  2. Click the link "IPpatch" to download KOTRT's IP Patcher. The patcher is in a ZIP file.
  3. Open the ZIP file. It should contain ippatch.exe.
  4. Unzip ippatch.exe into your PSO folder (by default, C:\Program Files\SEGA\PhantasyStarOnline).
  5. Run ippatch.exe. A small purple window should appear. (See below for an example.)

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  6. Enter the IP address of the PSO ship gate server you wish to connect to. (For example, for SCHTHACK's server, enter
  7. Click Patch It!

That's it! The next time you start PSO in Online Mode, it should connect to your chosen IP address. Have fun!