Services for matching up players in a multiplayer game, sometimes attempting to cater for a fair match-up of opponents in competitive play. Does not carry any intent to conclude with marriage.

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Decentralized Matchmaking in Unity?

I'm making a card-playing game, similar to Magic Workstation. I've been looking into several options for networking. I have a working LAN version with the build in Unity networking, as well as Photon ...
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An appropriate way to select a map for a matchmaking system?

I'm developing a website for a board game that will revolve around user-created boards. Currently matches are created by selecting two people who have been waiting in a queue the longest and creating ...
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Matchmaking system in Unity

I was wondering, how would one go about making a matchmaking system in Unity? I've tried some ideas with the Master Server, but it wasn't doing its job right, since thats a lobby based solution. I ...
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Reward volatility of League of Legends matchmaking system

According to this article in league of legends matchmaking there's an average of 50/50 chances of winning or loosing a game based on how system ranks a specific account (player skill). However this ...
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Automatch / queueing players

I'm using Node.js and Redis. I'm trying to come up with a reliable way to automatch players. There is a matching server and then multiple game servers set up. The following is what I need to have ...
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Do I need to create my own or use a commercial server for the features and matchmaking options I want my game to support? [closed]

So I'm developing an indie turn-based game for iOS and, in coding up a Game Center matchmaking class, I'm starting to question whether Game Center is even the best choice for what I want this game to ...
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Matchmaking by user-supplied parameters

I'm looking for matchmaking algorithm for a 1 vs 1 online game. Players must not be matched by their skill level, but instead by some specific filters set by the players. Each player sends a request ...
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Is there an IDE that can simplify the process of creating a game matchmaking website? [closed]

Yes, I'm an old guy. And I'm well versed in "C" and have written several games which I have been selling on the web for a number of years. And now, I would like to adapt one of my games to be ...
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Group Matchmaking [duplicate]

Consider different groups(1 or more players) queuing together, we want to make 2 opposing teams containing each the same amount of players while keeping the groups together. At the same time we want ...
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Before multiplayer match setup

I am implementing a before-match setup in following way: Users request a multiplayer match (click "New Game" button or similar) After enough users request the match – connection is established Users ...
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How do you get a multiplayer-only game to reach critical mass?

Say you have a multiplayer-only game in which players are randomly paired head-to-head against a random online player... How do get such a beast off the ground? You need enough players online at ...
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how to script a match 3 game without waiting for matches to finish

I have developed a full match 3 game without the ability of making another move until all cascading is finished. I was stuck trying to figure out how to do it with the ability of making moves even if ...
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Match Making Groups of Players

Given a situation where I have a pool of X people of different scores (ranks) S with game size N. How do I partition the pool into N sized games where the standard deviation of ranks for each games is ...
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Are there any free ways to host a game matchmaking service?

I am wondering if there's any place i can go where i can either run my own code that does matchmaking or offers hosted matchmaking for games (I.E. RTS games) for free. Is there?