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App idea (gane) can someone tell me if this is possible.

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by Techxan, May 1, 2013.

  1. Techxan

    Techxan Elite Member

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    I have an idea for an dueling game. Does anyone know if this can be done?

    You start the game, and if you you get close enough to another player, your phone will id them as a player near you so you can initiate an attack on them, or waring you that someone near you is attacking you so you can defend yourself.

    Does technology exist to be able to do this?
     
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    Its not possible in IOS. No idea about android.
     
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    Yes it's possible.But isn't this against the law?
     
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    madoctopus Supreme Member

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    Probably possible. Depends how close you want this to trigger. You could somehow pick the GPS location and update your game server and whenever 2 devices are close you send a msg to them both.
     
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  6. TfinRy

    TfinRy Newbie

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    google made some thing like this called Ingress
    check the video youtube . com/watch?v=92rYjlxqypM
    "remove the white spaces"
     
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  7. boo blizzi

    boo blizzi Regular Member

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    I was thinking about a game like this and calling it the "worlds biggest paintball game"... I didnt look deep into the tech, but if u figure it out, the potential is huge...hit me up if u wanna discuss it further
     
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    qrazy Senior Member

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    As long as you have GPS, its possible, with any device. Of couese you need an internet connection, too.
     
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    phracktl Regular Member

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    Technology workaround has been there for a couple of years

    See Bump
    https://bu.mp/
     
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