[Juser] Re: Jabber Games

Magnus Henoch mange at freemail.hu
Mon Aug 21 04:44:49 CDT 2006

Fabian Zeindl <fabian at xover.htu.tuwien.ac.at> writes:

> Hi,
>  i don't know whether this is the right place to talk about this, I hope so.
> I use Jabber for about 2 years now, and I wondered whether there is the
> possibility of playing games (like chess, three in a row etc.) over
> jabber. I'm not a very experienced coder, so I don't know whether this
> is possible, but I think the best would be a JEP that defines some kind
> of "standard-game-capability" for Jabber Clients.
> In my imagination that would look like this:
> I can browse a list of games in my jabber client and select one to be
> downloaded. my jabber client would provide a game-window for the game
> and I can play it with people on my list.
> Of course the best would be if all games would be running on all sorts
> of (graphical) jabber client und all major operating systems. Maybe by
> using script-language or stuff like Adobe Flash?
> I do think that some people already made better thoughts than me about
> that, so what do you think?

What you describe sounds exactly like Volity: http://volity.net and

JID: legoscia at jabber.cd.chalmers.se

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