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An apparatus and system for recording and replaying the interaction between a plurality of players of a video game is disclosed. The system of the present invention includes a computer for recording and replaying the interaction between a plurality of players of a video game, the computer comprises: 1) a network interface coupled to a network; 2) client application software executing in the computer, the client application software includes: a) processing logic for saving game information indicative of the interaction between a player of the plurality of players and a video game executing on the computer; b) processing logic for connecting the first computer to a server coupled to the network; and c) processing logic for uploading the game information to a server memory coupled to the server. The computer of the present invention also includes: a) processing logic for downloading the game information from a server memory coupled to the server; and b) processing logic for executing the video game on the computer using the game information in place of input from the player.

Title
Network architecture to support recording and playback of real-time video games
Application Number
8/238303
Publication Number
5558339
Application Date
May 5, 1994
Publication Date
September 24, 1996
Inventor
Stephen G Perlman
721 Tiana La., Mountain View, 94041
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
IPC
A63F 9/24
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