Use Yahoo! Games Checkers as model. Must have all capabilities as that rendition...plus must have excellent 3D graphics. Must also have sound effects and human/computer play. Applet must be fast loading. Server must allow hosting of various websites licensed to host their own version of the game via piece of HTML code inserted on their site page. They must be able to host a limited human/computer version of the complete system. Must have DB for tracking ratings, usage and other fields to be specified.
Open source platform usage only such as MySQL, Linux, etc.
Must include eCommerce website for licensing the system which can automatically process cc transactions and host the game.
Includes art work for website and corporate logo. Site must be search engine optimized.
If winning bidder does first rate job, there will be opportunities for future game project for the site
_ADDITION TO PROJECT DESCRIPTION*****************
_The Multiplayer system to be developed for this project should be able to easily have other games added to it in the near future. The system should allow chat and Webcam. It should be designed to keep bandwidth and hosting disk spance to an absolute minimum by using client server to deliver applet of game to each player as well as to record results of games and manage all accounts. BUT, peer to peer should be used for the actual game play so that an unlimited number of peer to peer games can occur simultaneously with their own chat, etc.
2) Installation package that will install the software (in ready-to-run condition) on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) Exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site).
4) 1 year warranty on all work
MySQL (or PostGreSQL), Linux and Apache
Applet must run on all popular browsers