08790170 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 198 patents.

Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention operate an electromechanical hybrid game. One embodiment includes an electromechanical hybrid game, including: a gambling game including a real world engine configured to provide a randomly generated payout for the gambling game; and an entertainment game including: an electromechanical game system including an actuator that physically affects an element of the electromechanical game, where outcomes of the electromechanical game are based upon mechanical actions performed within the electromechanical game; and a game world engine that manages the entertainment game; where the entertainment game is configured to provide outcomes upon a player's skillful execution of the electromechanical game; and where gameplay gambling event occurrences trigger the randomly generated payout for the gambling game; and where the electromechanical game system is configured to operate the actuator based on an outcome of the randomly generated payout for the gambling game.

Title
Electromechanical hybrid game with skill-based entertainment game in combination with a gambling game
Application Number
13/917513
Publication Number
8790170 (B2)
Application Date
June 13, 2013
Publication Date
July 29, 2014
Inventor
Eric Meyerhofer
Pasadena
CA, US
Miles Arnone
Sherborn
MA, US
Agent
Frank Cire
Assignee
Gamblit Gaming
CA, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
G06F 17/00
A63F 13/00
A63F 9/24
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