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Matthew Curtis, Kellen Christopher Smalley, Christopher Pitz, Michael C Caldarone: System and method for providing in-game timed offers. Kabam, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 30, 2014: US08920243 (45 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for providing an in-game offer to one or more players of an online game. The offer is provided to players that have newly joined the game and/or to players that have not yet made a purchase. In some implementations, the offer may be meant to incentivize purchase upo ...


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Travis Hawk, Keith Kawahata, Brian DeSanti, Tim Ernst: System and method for facilitating virtual item rewards based on a game of chance. Kabam, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, January 28, 2014: US08636591 (45 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the disclosure relates to facilitating virtual item rewards for implementation in a virtual space based on a game of chance in an online game. A virtual wheel with multiple game outcomes may be spun and/or any other action may be taken. One of multiple virtual outcomes corresponding to ...


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James Koh, Kellen Christopher Smalley: System and method for the provision of time-based awards in an online game. Kabam, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, October 7, 2014: US08851978 (45 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for providing stochastic, tiered awards in an online game based on a user's real-time completion of a task in the online game, where a time clock for the task begins running (in real-time) at the completion of a user's immediately previous task. The game may include ...


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Tim Ernst: System and method for providing in-game pricing relative to player statistics. Kabam, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, September 22, 2015: US09138639 (43 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the disclosure relates to providing players pricing of in-game virtual items associated with their experience and their progress in the game. For example, the first player and the second player may have similar triggers, similar in-game events, and actually have different prices and cu ...


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Luc Pieron: System and method for providing dynamic and static contest prize allocation based on in-game achievement of a user. KABAM, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, February 24, 2015: US08961319 (43 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the disclosure relates to providing dynamic and static contest prize allocation based on in-game achievement of a user in an online game in order to encourage players to continue to purchase items to improve their tournament metrics even if they may be unable to improve their tournamen ...


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Matthew Curtis, James Koh, Kellen Christopher Smalley, Michael C Caldarone: Providing personalized leaderboards to users of a game. Kabam, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, March 3, 2015: US08968067 (42 worldwide citation)

An approach to facilitate providing personalized leaderboards based upon user parameters, game parameters or a combination thereof. The personalized leaderboard determined by identifying a group of users (i) to which the first user belongs, and (ii) among which performance in the online game by the ...


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Stephanie Mello, Deepak Polamarasetty, Wendy Yu: System and method of facilitating external notifications for events that occur in a plurality of different virtual spaces. Kabam, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, May 14, 2013: US08439759 (42 worldwide citation)

External notifications related to virtual spaces, such as virtual game spaces may be provided to users. The notifications may provide an indication of events that have occurred in the virtual game spaces, offers of virtual goods, and/or other information related to the virtual game spaces. External ...


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Michael C Caldarone, Stephanie K Schultz: Incentivized task completion using chance-based awards. Kabam, Pillsbury Wintrhop Shaw Pittman, July 29, 2014: US08790185 (37 worldwide citation)

A game provided to users of a game space may include a task to be performed by the users. A plurality of virtual chance items may be composed. Individual ones of the virtual chance items may be configured to be activated by the users in the game space to obtain virtual awards in the game space. The ...


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Amit Ranade: Communications among users belonging to affiliations spanning multiple virtual spaces. Kabam, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, September 23, 2014: US08843557 (33 worldwide citation)

Communications may be facilitated among users belonging to affiliations spanning two or more virtual spaces accessible via virtual environments. In exemplary implementations, affiliations within individual virtual spaces may be managed. A given affiliation within a given virtual space may comprise a ...


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Yuexin Chu, Alex Genco, Jason Lee, Clive Henrick, Matthew Curtis, Kellen Christopher Smalley, Michael C Caldarone: Interface-based game-space contest generation. Kabam, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, September 9, 2014: US08831758 (32 worldwide citation)

An approach to facilitating interface-based game-space contest generation is provided. A user interface may be provided to an administrator. The user interface may be configured to receive user inputs from the administrator that include one or more performance criteria to be associated with a contes ...