Let's bring this game online!
At the beginning of this chapter, we copied assets from the previous chapter. This game is fully-functional, yet it is a single player game only. In the following section, we will expand on this game in order to make it a multiplayer game:
- We need to communicate with the game server we just created in the previous section
- We also want players to be able to exchange short messages through a rudimentary chat
- And since there will be many players roaming on the map at the same time, we will allow players to change their hero's appearance in order to have a clear distinction between players
Now, there will be a lot of changes to apply throughout the code base, but we will go through them step-by-step.
Connecting to the server ...