I'm currently getting my feet wet in the realm of networking, so I set a goal to make a simple client/server game using SFML for both graphics and networking. In my head it seemed easy at first, but ...
I'm working on a 2D server-client multiplayer game engine (which you can try here). It uses WebRTC DataChannels. (The connections are peer-to-peer, but the host peer still acts as a server.) The ...
Let's propose for a minute where we have a game using something like the Virtuix Omni. You track feet movement. You track the speed at which they run. Now, let's suppose we want to translate this into ...
I'm reading about techniques for implementing game networking. Some of the resources i've read state that it is a common practice (at least for some games) to send the actual controller input across ...
As I understand for a client server model, it's common practise to send input to the server and then the server applies the input to update the state of the game. The server then sends updates to ...
I'm implementing valve's networking model for my simple top down game but I have some design problems and I just can't think of good solutions. The one of the main ideas that there is a render time ...
Assume a client-server game where there server manages all state and the clients are simply rendering / input. How much should I bake user input from the client before sending it off to the server? ...
In the process of preparing my game for networking I'm adding a layer of seperation between the physical input (mouse/keyboard) and the actual game "engine"/logic. All input that has any relation to ...