Tag Archive for 'multiplayer games'

No Mobile for Multi-Player Poker

Mobile games are the rage. In some jurisdictions, mobile gaming … real money wagering … is hot. Some companies are even working on poker for mobile devices. Not video poker against the house, but real money, multi-player poker. I think that’s nuts! Let’s review. Real money poker is a time-based, sequential game. You act, and [...]

Multiplayer Game Models

The term, multiplayer games, includes a range of back-end game server (defined below) complexities.  This post outlines the different types of multiplayer game models. For purposes of this document: Multiplayer game means any game where more than one player is involved in some form of competitive play, or non-competitive, interactive play (such as in Second [...]

Dan on Gaming and Games on the Internet

With eight (8) years now in the Internet games and gaming space, I am expanding my blogging to include periodic discussions on topics related to Internet based games and gaming. Potential topics include games themselves, game and gaming models (including real money, social, casual, skill, etc.), software development for games, finding game development vendors, licensing [...]