The Tutorial List

Alright, it looks like the people have spoken! Here’s the full list of requested tutorials:

  • Building a structured voting system(with voting rewards)
  • Adding in-game chat to your game
  • Creating an invitation-based registration system
  • Using alternate authentication APIs(facebook connect, opensocial connect, twitter auth)
  • Building a quest-based game
  • Push content(orbited, comet, etc.)
  • Scaling your game
  • Using document-oriented databases in your game(couchdb, mongodb, etc.)
  • Allowing players to set stats(assign skillpoints)
  • Achievements
  • Building a backend administration area for your game
  • How to prevent users from editing another user’s information(validation)
  • Adding alliances to a game
  • Marketing your game
  • Detecting and preventing cheating in your game
  • Adding validation to your game
  • Adding voting reward support to your game
  • Building a territory map that auto-updates

If there are any other tutorials you’d like to see(or you’re interested in writing one yourself), send me an e-mail at, or just comment on this post.

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Luke is the primary editor of Building Browsergames, and has written a large portion of the articles that you read here. He generally has no idea what to say when asked to write about himself in the third person.

Monday, November 30th, 2009 site
  • Would really like to see some AJAX tutorials! Would certainly work for real time chat...

  • Some AJAX tutorials? I can't really write a tutorial about Ajax itself, but
    I'd be happy to show you how to do certain things with it(as long as you can
    tell me what they are).

  • micster

    Hooray for tutorials! Can't wait to catch'em all!

  • You pretty much got all the important points listed, so ... good luck from me, I am REALLY in-pacient to see you're masterpiece :D !

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