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DarkBASIC Pro Game Programming, Second Edition by Joshua R. Smith, Jonathan S. Harbour

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Introduction to Multiplayer Games

Multiplayer games are exceedingly popular today, and most game companies today are investing a lot of resources into researching new ways to build massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs). Everyone from Microsoft to EA is making them now. Some of the most notable multiplayer games are Star Wars Galaxies, World of Warcraft, and Everquest II. Each of these games uses multiplayer capabilities in different ways to achieve a fun factor that was not possible in previous generations of games.

Single-Player Versus Multiplayer

There is a question hanging around in the gaming world. Do consumers want multiplayer or single-player games? Multiplayer puts the world of human AI at your fingertips. There is no need to program ...

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