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Session Name: Deterministic Simulation: What Online Games Can Learn from the Game Boy
Speaker(s): David Salz
Company Name(s): Sandbox Interactive GmbH
Track / Format: Programming

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Overview: The Nintendo Game Boy featured multiplayer games using a link cable with very low throughput. The trick was deterministic simulation, which is still a useful technique today. This talk will take a look at how different types of online games can use deterministic simulation to reduce network traffic and gives practical tips on implementation.

GDC Europe 2016

David Salz

Sandbox Interactive GmbH

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