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 Gameplay programming hints: Building AI The same people who can write a combat skill system, or multi-layer inventory management sometimes figure that the ability to make NPCs act smart is beyond them. Don't worry, it isn't. Now we own you: Another caution for crowdfunded content Crowdfunding doesn't just change the way money is raised for games -- it also changes the terms of a game's release, writes Gamasutra's Leigh Alexander. Scraps Kickstarter postmortem: $24,000 and Greenlit in 3.5 weeks
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.