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Browser based game Users location issue [duplicate]

In the last weeks i started to develop a space based strategy/mmorpg.. everything is going fine except one issue..that's player location on the map. The problem is that let's say for example 500 users ...
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When to read/write to database with a game server

My question is fairly simple but maybe hard to answer. I'm currently building my own game server and I've done to login server now. So, on to the actual game server. I have a question for this server ...
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Why should I not use MySQL for a browser based game?

I keep reading on here that I shouldn't use MySQL for game development/play on the Internet, a browser game. I understand MySQL wasn't made necessarily for that and for big relational needs. Ok. ...
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Structure examples for web-based chat for web-based game [closed]

What would be the best tools to use to create a web based chat/messaging system ? for client we have : Browser (any JS solution - preferably without using flash like in jsocket) for server we have : ...
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How long are game statistics relevant?

Let's say you have a lobby based game in which you store sessions that have come and go. The type of them, their configurations, and all the jazz. How can I narrow the scope of my queries to become ...
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how to implement pvp(text based rpg in php/mySQL)

I'm creating a text based rpg in php/mySQL and I've come up to a dead end in regards implementing the pvp aspect of the game. First off is this even possible in php/mysql? If so, how would I go about ...
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How to handle a player's level and its consequent privileges?

I'm building a game similar to Mafia Wars where a player can do tasks for his gang and gain experience and thus advancing his level. The game is built using PHP and a Mysql database. In the game I ...
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Server Based High Scores

I'm currently using the following MySQL example to make a server side high score table: Unity Server Side high score The above example allows me to create a top 5 player high score table that sorts ...