The effects of consistency maintenance methods on player experience and performance in networked games

@inproceedings{Savery2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of consistency maintenance methods on player experience and performance in networked games},
  author={Cheryl Savery and T. C. Nicholas Graham and Carl Gutwin and Michelle Brown},
  booktitle={CSCW},
  year={2014}
}
Network lag is a fact of life for networked games. Lag can cause game states to diverge at different nodes in the network, making it difficult to maintain the illusion of a single shared space. Traditional lag compensation techniques help reduce inconsistency in networked games; however, these techniques do not address what to do when states actually have diverged. Traditional consistency maintenance (CM) does not specify how to make game- critical decisions when players' views of the shared… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.