Online Gaming Tips

High Speed Internet and Online Gaming High Speed Internet and Online Gaming Blake Sanders High-speed Internet and a generous helping of bandwidth could lift your gaming, taking the focus away from NPCs and onto real-life opponents with a will to win that might just match your own. If you have been stuck playing the…
Interactive game playing tips for broadband networks Interactive game playing tips for broadband networks Blake Sanders No, I am not going to tell you the easiest way to become the best WoW player in the world.  However, if you follow these tips, you will eliminate most, if not all of the network stumbling blocks that…
Top speed for gamers is available in select areas Top speed for gamers is available in select areas Blake Sanders Many game players feel the need for speed is the most important factor in a great gaming experience. While propagation delay (latency) is also important, you can get both with a fiber connection to your home. There are many emerging…
What is latency and how does it affect gaming? What is latency and how does it affect gaming? Blake Sanders If you ever have the chance to be in a video conference over a geostationary satellite connection, do it.  It will give you a full, almost painful, understanding of latency.  I have, so I will describe the experience. Experience It goes…
Getting the Best Speeds for Online Gaming Getting the Best Speeds for Online Gaming Blake Sanders One of the most popular purposes for a switch to high speed Internet is to take advantage of online gaming, often by playing MMOs such as EVE Online, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars, etc. (although many others are available). These…