UDP vs. TCP What is the best way to send data between machines? Do you use TCP sockets, UDP sockets or a mixture of both? In this article we explore this fundamental choice and decide on the best option for fast-paced action games. Sending and Receiving Packets
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Game Developer Magazine RockYou's new strategy: Rescue games that other publishers don't want RockYou is taking over Digital Chocolate and Playdom titles in two separate deals that bring 3 to 4 million players -- and some of the games' developers -- into its direct purview. Video: Breaking down the seven-year development of Antichamber Indie developer Alexander Bruce shares what his development philosophy and what he learned in a postmortem discussion of the development of Antichamber given at GDC 2014. 'What's the best game dev educational resource you've ever used?' There's a lot of great educational resources out there that can help you refine your game development skills -- the trouble is knowing where to look.
Titanfall: Why Respawn is punishing cheaters Respawn has begun to exclude Titanfall cheaters from the general player population. We speak with network engineer Jon Shiring and community manager Abbie Heppe to find out more. Blog: $5B in one year?
Game By Night » About Game By Night Bio: Chris has been a gamer for as a long as he can remember. From the days of Atari: Fast Food and Nintendo Olympics, Chris has always enjoyed the thrill of interactive gaming. Somewhere along the line, he decided that it’d be fun to write a blog about his hobby. His first attempt at this was an over ambitious MMO Madness. After a couple of months of trying to play every MMO under the sun, he decided that the undertaking had just been too much and shut it down.