Friday, January 22, 2016

How can I play Touken Ranbu on DMM from outside Japan

Touken Ranbu (literally "Wild Swords Dance") is a free-to-play online web browser game developed by DMM and Nitroplus. The collectible card browser video game is officially launched on January 14, 2015, but only available in Japan. Players assume the role of a Saniwa sage who travels into the past to defeat evil forces that are trying to change the course of history, and has the ability to animate legendary swords, which are depicted as attractive young men. You can play Touken Ranbu on DMM, a major online entertainment distributor in Japan. While DMM only allow usres have a Japanese IP address to access its games, online video and other resources. If you have not yet successfully registered for a DMM account and bypassed the region lock on Touken Ranbu, follow the instructions there.
Touken Ranbu
Touken Ranbu

How to register a DMM account


I have wrote the details about how to register account on DMM in my previous article. Read on the guide to get a DMM account.

How to play Touken Ranbu on DMM from abroad


For players living outside of Japan, there are two ways you can play Touken Ranbu from abroad, using a VPN or change DMM cookie.

Option 1 - Use a free Japan VPN


If you haven't heard VPN, you can search it in Google. Its main function for gamers is changing IP address, hide real IP address and reduce ping. Here we use FlyVPN's free VPN trial accounts. Or you can register a FlyVPN account, log the account on their Android VPN app to get 14 days free membership. It's easy to use their VPN Client, download and install the Client, connect to Japan VPN servers. The free Japan servers are listed in the Asia option. After connecting to Japan server, your IP would changed to a Japanese IP, which will allow you play Touken Ranbu.

Option 2 - Edit DMM Cookie's Region Flag


Change DMM Cookie
  1. Log into DMM.com.
  2. Switch the language of the site from English to Japanese at the top of the site.
  3. Follow the steps to edit DMM Cookie (Google Chrome). Right Click - Inspect element - Console.
  4. Paste following sentences into "Console" and Press Enter button.
document.cookie = "ckcy=1;expires=Sun, 09 Feb 2019 09:00:09 GMT;domain=osapi.dmm.com;path=/";
document.cookie = "ckcy=1;expires=Sun, 09 Feb 2019 09:00:09 GMT;domain=203.104.209.7;path=/";
document.cookie = "ckcy=1;expires=Sun, 09 Feb 2019 09:00:09 GMT;domain=www.dmm.com;path=/netgame/";
document.cookie = "ckcy=1;expires=Sun, 09 Feb 2019 09:00:09 GMT;domain=log-netgame.dmm.com;path=/";

You have to edit DMM cookies every time. Refer to the above photo if you are not clear how to do. If change DMM cookie doesn't work for you, the only way is use a Japan VPN

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