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« on: May 08, 2017, 09:37:50 AM »

Hey all!

I've been thinking about how I can help support folks on this forum and then I found this tutorial thread. If you're interested in programming an asynchronous multiplayer game, I wrote a fairly extensive tutorial on this subject that I will share here. While the articles were originally written back in 2012 and geared at programming with AS3/Smart Fox Server, all of the programming principles are still relevant and language agnostic. In addition to discussing how to save/load games from the server and setup matchmaking, the articles also talk about how to create a bridge between real-time multiplayer and asynchronous multiplayer gameplay.

Let me know if you find these articles useful and please ping me with questions you may have on this thread as I don't check the comments on the articles themselves these days.

How to Create an Asynchronous Multiplayer Game

Part 1: Overview
Part 2: Saving the Game State to Online Database
Part 3: Loading Games from the Database
Part 4: Matchmaking


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