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Articles about multiplayer game development, from player state sync to social features like chat.

xkcd HTML5 Canvas MMO WebSocket Scaling with PubNub
GamingSep 28, 2012

xkcd HTML5 Canvas MMO WebSocket Scaling with PubNub

Hello all hackers from HackerNews.  We noticed a new MMO was released by n01se and xkcd yesterday (September 26th, 2012) with multiple users flying around with a balloon figure.  If you got stuck, you can click your balloon guy and turn into a ghost to seamlessly move through the landscape unhindered...
Stephen Blum
Stephen Blum
CTO, PubNub
StackHack: Massively Multiplayer WebGL Game
GamingFeb 1, 2012

StackHack: Massively Multiplayer WebGL Game

We’ve updated our SDKs, and this code is now deprecated. Good news is we’ve written a comprehensive guide to building a multiplayer game. Check it out! We recently gave the multiplayer WebGL game StackHack a major facelift, and we recommend checking out that blog post here: Making Interactive...
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
A PubNub-Powered Game for ImpactJS
GamingNov 23, 2011

A PubNub-Powered Game for ImpactJS

We’ve updated our SDKs, and this code is now deprecated. Good news is we’ve written a comprehensive guide to building a multiplayer game. Check it out! ImpactJS is an HTML5 mobile and web games framework for building games quickly. PubNub has the ability to add Multi player Connectivity for...
Stephen Blum
Stephen Blum
CTO, PubNub
Corona SDK Multiplayer Networking API for Mobile Games
GamingNov 12, 2011

Corona SDK Multiplayer Networking API for Mobile Games

We’ve updated our SDKs, and this code is now deprecated. Good news is we’ve written a comprehensive guide to building a multiplayer game. Check it out! Enable multiplayer networking with your mobile games with three functions: Init PubNub Multiplayer Object Call Subscribe() to begin receiving...
Stephen Blum
Stephen Blum
CTO, PubNub
Tutorial: How To Build HTML5 Multiplayer Game Foundation
GamingNov 12, 2011

Tutorial: How To Build HTML5 Multiplayer Game Foundation

We’ve updated our SDKs, and this code is now deprecated. Good news is we’ve written a comprehensive guide to building a multiplayer game. Check it out! This is an HTML5 multiplayer game foundation tutorial. This page is the foundation for creating your own monetizable HTML5 games and applications...
Stephen Blum
Stephen Blum
CTO, PubNub