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/vm/ is a place to discuss all types of multiplayer games, whether on console, handheld, or PC, co-op or competitive, online or local.

Does this mean discussion of multiplayer games is banned on other video game boards? No! /vm/ is just a separate board specifically focused on multiplayer games where discussions about your favorite games can thrive.

Please familiarize yourself with the rules and remember to use the spoiler function where appropriate!

Please note that, like /v/, "Generals"—long-term, one-after-the-other, recurring threads about a specific game are not permitted on /vm/. Such threads belong on >>>/vg/

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Multiplayer games includes (but is not limited to) Fighting games, First-person shooters, MMOs, Racing games, Sports games, Board & Card games, Party games, and any other genre of game that requires two or more players. Please post threads about single player games on an appropriate board.

Looking for players? Post a LFP thread. Advertising your game servers is allowed and encouraged! Just don't ask for money or spam the board.

Consider using Hamachi, ZeroTier One, or GameRanger for playing old-school LAN games.

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Soku/PoFV/TPDP/Every other shitty 2hu game with netplay
>Download Soku here
>Download Autopunch here
>PoFV Netplay guide
>Touhou Puppet Dance Performance: Shard of Dreams
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not him but a fightstick won't make you better. just use whatever input method you're the most comfy with
hosting soku
Thanks! I don't think it matters; I play with a keyboard and many of the strongest players on the hisouten discord play with keyboard. Some I think do use controllers of some sort though, so it's up to you.
Keep practicing and improving and you'll get up there! Learn your defensive options and some reliable combos and stuff. I think the level you were at is where improvement happens the fastest, so that should be fun!
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I'll definitely try
Who is hosting now?

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Is it good now?
post scriptum's still better

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What MMO are you playing right now?
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I got into a guild that goes all in on p2w so I can tag along to a lot of the fun stuff without having to pay anything myself
A trickster online private server, rto
Im giving DDO a chance. Might resub to EQ or get back into wow with friends
I started classic and made a dwarf hunter, got to 40 and realized I hate dwarves. Don't wanna restart all the way over just to be a night eld, so I'll probably quit.
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Waiting for new season of Shadowbane Emulator in October.

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What are your opinions on the new Epic Games Battle Royale but with spells?
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They are talking about strawberry beard problems on twitter but they still haven't adressed the fucking greybeard issues what the fuck is wrong with these people
>still no update
dead game
i've been watching videos about how the aim assist with controllers is pretty overtuned giving controller users an extreme advantage with certain powers like the lightning.
this conversation comes up in every comp game with crossplay. The answer is always the same. The amount of genuinely good controller players able to abuse that aim assist is so miniscule it's almost irrelevant compared to mouse players who are on average going to be hitting more of their shots. It's especially ridiculous to complain about aim assist in a game with such crazy movement options. I've played games with really strong aim assist like fortnite used to have and this is nowhere near that strong
>Land on map
>Spend 10 minutes wandering and empty landscape or murdering bots
>Get killed in 6 seconds by some ice bigger
Every game

Multiplayer Game Development & Technical Discussion Thread

>Discuss multiplayer game development topics such as:
>Socket Programming
>Server Hardware
>Server architectures (P2P vs Client-Server vs instances)
>Cheats and anticheats
>Post your own multiplayer projects to get feedback

>Know how to make games but don't know how to get started making multiplayer games?
1. Pick a programming language and search for a tutorial on socket programming.
2. Learn the core skill of sending data across the network using said language.
3. Use this skill to turn a tiny (the smaller, the better) game into a multiplayer game.

>Good resource for real time multiplayer games, especially shooters:

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Probably obvious, but this would be for renting not hosting. Also do server hosts have security flaws? Like if someone else on the same server gets compromised could it affect me?
How does Overwatch have client authority without cheating or netcode issues?
>This is pretty much needed otherwise they will all just build as fast as possible towards nuclear weapons and unload everything they got on everyone else, as they currently work.
Civ ghandi, eh?

>risk dice roll combat with tiles
How big are the tiles? This significantly changes how strategic army movement and ai management can be. If they are risk tier huge then its hard to justify doing anything that isn't choke point abuse, but if they are tiny then setting up army groups becomes more important than anything else.

>... and having those structures automatically enables army features within reach ...
So, you could place down structures to be forward supply bases, artillery support, sensor towers, etc?

>Giving the AI control over expanding your cities will most likely be a mid game tech you can unlock
I'd say that earlier is better, but you need to reach a more playable state to really judge that.
A hosting provider that also does a lot of other things. It's overpriced, and there are hidden fees everywhere. Look around and save yourself hundreds of dollars by buying something that actually suites your needs.
>reverse proxy
A server that sits in front of other servers to handle load balancing and various other tasks. The most common one is Nginx.
A container system. The idea is that instead of setting up software manually, you can get a reproducible environment you can deploy and manage with a single command (cattle instead of pets)
A container orchestrator that manages the state and health of hundreds of containers across many servers. You probably don't need it.

Feel free to ask anything else, I'm from /g/.
>I'm from /g/
prove it. post your anime girl background linux desktop environment and programmer socks.

It doesn't. It has a sort of prediction with host authority to sync back clients when prediction errors happen. Client plays the game a few ticks in advance of the server so that the visible delay between pressing the W key and the character moving forward is removed. This pretty much exactly like CS.

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Slippi & Ultimate Online
just ordered a mayflash adapter edition
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Yeah sure, SFAT also has wins over Hungrybox, M2K and Mang0.
I still said ibdw can't place top8 consistently. Read: CONSISTENTLY.
Scoring the occasional clutch win on a good day against some of the big names doesn't mean jack shit when your average tournament placing is 15-20th.
He has only won 8 singles tournaments in his entire career and the biggest name he took down in those 8 grand finals was Hax. Sorry but ibdw doesn't really belong with the rest of that first group.
He couldn't even win tournaments in Australia from what I remember.
dont die aaaaaaa
What the FUCK is wrong with this game's net code? Why is it so fucking laggy even in 1v1?

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Which MMO would you say has the best dressup?
i have wanted to rape her since the day i met her
BDO, easily.

It's still a shit game overall though

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Does anyone still play this or know how populated the Japanese servers are? This is the last MMO I remember enjoying, I probably should try some new ones.
>how populated the Japanese servers are?
You will never be Japanese nor live there.
That's not what I asked.

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You are advised to sleep early today
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Bottom tier girl comin' through
legs too thick, tits too big, stomach too fat
based fat artiposter
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Don't like what you see, O'Leary?

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I just beat e6s, barely. What are your progression?
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Getting People to do blue mage content this late is fucking impossible
Cringe dubs raid tranny
I've had my E8S clear for weeks, I'm just trying to figure out what to do that isn't ERP
I'd be down but has to be Friday. Currently not subbed.
I miss my old XIV friends. It's just not the same without them. If only SE didn't donate to niggers...

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post your top 3 classes.
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>he unironically played kill farming maps for the soldier vs demo thing
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been playing sniper/scout almost exclusively for a few months
i reset my stats a long while ago so my actual hours might be more/less degenerate
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I've reset a few times.
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Scout has the most playtime by a wide margin, but only because of the amount of time I've spent on non-combat community servers where the movement speed is nice

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/vm/ is still a Roblox board. Discuss about your experience, the platform or community.
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I will always be mad about the change to awakening
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>playing R2DA
>see a survivor on low health
>"looks like a free kill for me!"
>fucker pulls out a christmas sleigh and blasts off to the other end of the map in moments
>another round see a bunch of survivors standing on top of a huge building
>ask them how the fuck they got up there and find out you can only get up with the karambit (you can climb walls with it)
>finally spawn as a brute
>thinking i'll finally be able to do something other than die
>gets vaporized by a RPG in 5 seconds
>gets spawn camped for a solid minute because the game keeps spawning zombies in front of survivors
>skeleton champion spawns in near the end of the round
>retard doesnt even know how to swing his weapon at the start
>not sure if a single survivor died that round
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*ruins your computer core*
Any games that run on mobile?

have you ever unboxed something or gotten something super rare from a game?

2 years ago on halloween I bought a key and unboxed a 250 key victory lap unusualifier
no :(.....maybe one day
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When I was playing WoW Classic last year I was killing mobs in Azshara just for XP while watching a video on my other monitor. I looted one mob and moved onto the next one while not really paying attention, then glanced back for some reason and noticed I had looted pic related in the chatlog. I was playing a Druid for better or for worse.

I've never unboxed an unusual in TF2 sadly but I really would like to open a nice one.

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New frontline is coming!
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>One thing to take note is there is an item system in this game but you need to understand the fundamental mechanic first but generally it's pretty simple.
I play and win on auto buy.

Granted I'm not playing rated yet, but for the first 10 level you absolutely do not need to interact with the item system at all.
I agree as long as you understand the fundamental of the game, you don't really need to think about item system. But in order to get more efficiency in winning, you need to understand items. In order to buy the right items, you need to understand what the champion's you're playing offer to the game. But fundamentally, damage and flanks tends to stack out cauterize and other red items.
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my wife, cassie
>great art, shit gameplay the game
maybe you're just bad

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