05813913 is referenced by 141 patents and cites 2 patents.

A game of skill played simultaneously by several players (for example, a live television quiz game) whereby each participant player effectively competes only against players having a similar skill level in order to provide a strong motivation. The system includes a central computer system with each remote participant having a control unit. The control unit either stores and has supplied to it the particular skill level of the player and at the end of the game, only the relative scores at that particular skill level are indicated to that player. The system also provides for effective promotion or updating to a higher skill level of successful players of the game.

Title
Game of skill playable by remote participants in conjunction with a common game event where participants are grouped as to skill level
Application Number
8/453403
Publication Number
5813913
Application Date
May 30, 1995
Publication Date
September 29, 1998
Inventor
David B Lockton
Atherton
CA, US
Mark K Berner
Santa Clara
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Interactive Network
CA, US
IPC
A63F 9/22
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