Deal with Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server pre-owned. Download hlds client so that you can download the server files from steam. First you have to install SteamCMD (Download instruction provided by VALVe is here: SteamCMD - Valve Developer Community. ).
My friends and I would love to create a server (LAN or otherwise) in which only we can play. You'll be able to easily add in all of your favorite mods and plugins to create the type of server that you want. I've attempted to create servers multiple times and so have my buddies, but whenever we try to join up it says that the server isn't responding.
Download hlds client so that you can download the server files from steam.
This is a list of dedicated servers available on Steam/SteamCMD.
Steam Client - If available via the Steam Client. They build a version for Windows. Anonymous Login - If SteamCMD anonymous login is available.