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Games servers are (computers - servers) that enables players to play multiplayer games. The servers are installed on the particular game like Call of Duty, Counter Strike Source, Left 4 Dead etc. Games servers connect more players, and then they play the game. Games servers are primary places where collect players of multiplayer games and compete.
Some games allow a direct link between the players. Such is the gamer host and play the role of a server, others, especially those more demanding games need for mutual playing rent game server. Such games tend to be more graphically demanding. Personal computer would not be sufficient for the hosting of other players and for smooth play.

Now we have defined the concept of games servers.
Explanation of some games servers terms and vocabulary:
The game server`s number of slots
means the number of players that can connect to it. So if the game server has 30 slots, at once can play up to 30 players.
Cracked games servers are those servers to which you can connect players, who do not have the original game and just want to test it, so access to such a server do not need the ownership of the game and the serial number is often suitable for testing the game before you decide to buy it.
The original games servers
are the ones where can play only players who own the original game with its serial number. The original games servers provide a higher quality of play because of more experienced players and especially less cheaters.

Private games servers
are servers that are always locked with a password, and can be accessed only by players who know the password. Private games servers are not accessible to the general public.
Public games servers are the servers that have no password are unlocked and accessible for all players who find it. This games servers are available to the public and are therefore called public. Of course, the administrator may lock any public server with a password to restrict access only to players who know the password. For example, team practicing for a competition for game without unsolicited players who could be connected to the server.

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The management and administration of games servers
needs only a little bit of knowledge. It is good to know the basic rcon commands with which it is possible to modify the operation and server settings. The rcon commands can change your password, server name, folder, and kickamo banamo players and many other things. Some games servers providers offer additional control panel with which the owner or administrator facilitate the management server.

Dedicated game servers
are dedicated servers where clients can install multiple games on their servers. Usually only limited technical support is available for dedicated servers, so modification and installation is the responsability of the client.
With game servers
clients rent a particular game with limited amount of players. All system administration is up to web host company.

More about dedicated servers

The most popular games servers are dedicated to:

Battlefield 3  
Battlefield Bad Company 2 Ranked  
Call Of Duty 4  
Call of Duty: Blackops  
Counter Strike Source  
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive  
Crysis 3  
Killing Floor  

Servers for games


Servers for games have to transmit enough data that all connected clients maintain their own accurate version of the game for display to all players. They also have to process and receive each player's input.

Games servers types

Dedicated game
s servers as mentioned above simulate game worlds without supporting except that required for their administration. Players have to connect to the server with separate client programs. Advantage of dedicated games servers is hosting in professional data centers, with all of the benefits like reliability and performance.
Dedicated game servers are expensive but are sometimes covered by a game's developers or by clan groups. Players are reliant on third parties to connect to games servers.
Dedicated servers for games are most appropriate for games with high player counts.

servers for games
Listen servers for games functions like dedicated servers. The disadvantage is communication with many remote players over the internet connection of the hosting player. Residential connections rarely meet the requirements of games with many players and typical limit is 16. Performance is also reduced by an output image running on the same server.
The advantages of listen games servers are free of charge and they are not requiring any special infrastructure.

Peer-to-Peer games model

In the client/server model outlined elsewhere in this article, clients receive processed data from the server and display it without much thought. In the alternative "peer-to-peer" model there is no server: each "peer" instead receives the raw input streams of each other player and determines the results itself.
Peer-to-peer game models are generally appropriate for action games and in the real-time strategy games. They are suitability for games with small numbers of players and large numbers of tokens. But they have many disadvantages like synchronization of peers, communication between them is limited and latency is huge.

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Tickrate of games servers
The Tickrate is a rate at which a games servers run simulation steps. Ticks are numbers for each simulation step to synchronise players with the servers.
There are some reasons to limit the server’s simulation steps to conserve the player’s bandwidth and servers CPU.

Servers for Games
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