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Publication numberCA2253481 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberCA 2253481
PCT numberPCT/US1997/007724
Publication date13 Nov 1997
Filing date8 May 1997
Priority date9 May 1996
Also published asCA2253481C, DE69728979D1, DE69728979T2, EP0898487A1, EP0898487A4, EP0898487B1, US6009458, US6745236, WO1997041932A2, WO1997041932A3
Publication numberCA 2253481, CA 2253481 A1, CA 2253481A1, CA-A1-2253481, CA2253481 A1, CA2253481A1, PCT/1997/7724, PCT/US/1997/007724, PCT/US/1997/07724, PCT/US/97/007724, PCT/US/97/07724, PCT/US1997/007724, PCT/US1997/07724, PCT/US1997007724, PCT/US199707724, PCT/US97/007724, PCT/US97/07724, PCT/US97007724, PCT/US9707724
InventorsWilliam M. Hawkins, Oren J. Tversky, Nick Robins, Stewart K. Hester
ApplicantThe 3Do Company, William M. Hawkins, Oren J. Tversky, Nick Robins, Stewart K. Hester, Hawkins Iii, William M
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: CIPO, Espacenet
Networked computer game system with persistent playing objects
CA 2253481 A1
The mapping of playing objects (806) from one game to another. In one embodiment, generic attributes (804) of an object may be mapped to game-specific attributes (812). The mapping may either change or maintain the look and feel to an object. For example, a fast but lightly-armed starship in one game may be mapped to a quick but weak warrior for in another game.
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International ClassificationA63F13/12, A63F3/00
Cooperative ClassificationA63F2300/401, A63F13/85, A63F13/12, A63F3/00643, A63F3/00075, A63F2300/407, A63F13/60, A63F2300/807, A63F2300/65, A63F13/34, A63F2300/6009, A63F13/71, A63F2300/408, A63F13/35, A63F2300/532
European ClassificationA63F3/00E, A63F3/00A8, A63F13/12
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