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Unity Multiplayer Games by Alan Stagner

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Chapter 1. Unity Networking – The Pong Game

Multiplayer is everywhere. It's a staple of AAA games and small-budget indie offerings alike. Multiplayer games tap into our most basic human desires. Whether it be teaming up with strangers to survive a zombie apocalypse, or showing off your skills in a round of "Capture the Flag" on your favorite map, no artificial intelligence in the world comes close to the feeling of playing with a living, breathing, and thinking human being.

Unity3D has a sizable number of third-party networking middleware aimed at developing multiplayer games, and is arguably one of the easiest platforms to prototype multiplayer games.

The first networking system most people encounter in Unity is the built-in Unity Networking API ...

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