UDP vs. TCP distribution [was: Re: [e2e] Can feedback be
Eric A. Hall
ehall at ehsco.com
Mon Mar 5 11:48:42 PST 2001
> Apparently the more delay-tolerant RPGs, e.g. Age of Empires and
> Warcraft, already do some compensation - they deliberately delay all
> interactions so that all players have similar delay. Not sure about
> shoot-em-ups though.
Some of the shooters are using turn-based play in order to put more of an
emphasis on tactics and less on connection. There are still cheat problems
of course, but when *everything* goes through a scheduler on the server it
really changes the nature of the game.
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