In the fast-paced digital age we live in, connecting and engaging with others has become an integral part of our lives. Whether it's hosting a virtual event, organizing a party, or simply seeking some online entertainment with friends, the desire to foster real-time interactions and create memorable experiences is ever-present. This is where the captivating world of Real-Time Game Events steps in, providing a unique and exhilarating way to engage and entertain a group of participants simultaneously! 🥳
What is a Real-Time Game Event?
A Real-Time Game Event is an interactive gaming experience that transcends the boundaries of traditional gaming platforms. It brings together a group of players in real-time, immersing them in a shared gaming environment where they can compete, collaborate, and enjoy a variety of exciting challenges together. Unlike embedded games on websites, Real-Time Game Events are specifically designed for events, parties, or any gathering that thrives on the thrill of collective engagement.
Why Choose Real-Time Game Events?
Unparalleled Social Interaction: Real-Time Game Events foster social connections and teamwork, creating moments of shared joy and excitement among participants.
Immersive and Engaging Gameplay: With various game mechanics like Trivia Quizzes, Puzzles, and Hidden Objects, Real-Time Game Events keep players constantly challenged and entertained.
Real-Time Scoring and Instant Gratification: Participants receive immediate feedback and see their scores after each round, adding urgency and excitement to the gameplay.
How to Use Real-Time Game Events?
Virtual Parties and Events: Enhance virtual celebrations with Real-Time Game Events, making birthdays, team-building sessions, and family get-togethers more engaging and fun.
Fundraisers and Charitable Events: Incorporate Real-Time Game Events into fundraisers to inspire active participation while providing an entertaining experience for participants.
Team Building and Corporate Functions: Use Real-Time Game Events for interactive team-building activities and corporate functions to promote collaboration, healthy competition, and a sense of camaraderie.
How to Create a Real-Time Game Event on Interacty?
Creating a real-time game event on Interacty allows you to engage users in interactive games with competitive mechanics. Follow these steps to create your own game event:
Sign in to your Interacty account and click on the Create button. From the options available, select Create a Real-Time Game Event:
You're now in the event editor. Let's start by adding the first game to our event. Click on the All Blocks button:
On the left side of the screen, you'll find a selection of blocks for live gameplay. Users will be scored based on their results and play time after completing these games:
Scroll down to explore other Interactive game blocks available. Keep in mind that passing these blocks won't contribute to the users' scores, as these game mechanics are not competitive. However, they can be used to provide additional information or create a relaxing break between rounds:
Let's add a game event block for live gameplay, such as Memory Game. You can either create your own game from scratch or choose from one of the ready-made templates:
Great! Your first round is now ready. To add another round, simply click on the Add Round button located on the left side of the screen:
📝 Important note: In each round, only one scoring game can be included, while the user is free to add other types of games or blocks. The score will be calculated solely based on the first added game in the round.
In the second round, let's add another game. For example, you can choose Find a Pair:
Perfect! After completing the first round (Memory Game in this example), users will see their scores and then progress to the second round (Find a Pair). You can add as many rounds as you want, but for the purpose of this example, we'll stick with two rounds. Once you're satisfied with your game event, click on Publish:
Congratulations! 🎉 Your game event is now ready. It's time to set it up. Start by selecting the number of players you want to join your game:
Number of Players Available in Education Plans:
- Free Education Plan: 3 players
- Beginner Plan: 10 players
- Intermediate Plan: 20 players
- Semester Plan: 20 players
- Advanced Plan: 30 players
Number of Players Available in Business Plans:
- Trial Plan: 10 players
- Starter Plan: 10 players
- Basic Plan: 20 players
- PRO Plan: 50 players
- PRO Plus Plan: 100 players
- Teams Plan: 200 players
Please note that the maximum number of players allowed in your game event depends on your chosen tariff plan. However, if the default number of players does not meet your requirements, you have the option to purchase additional player slots without the need to upgrade your plan 💡
After choosing the number of players, decide whether you want to run the game event as the host or opt for automatic play without a host. Let's discuss each method separately.
In Classic Mode, you will act as the host of the game event. Follow these steps to get started:
Select the Classic Mode option and click Continue. This mode allows you to take on the role of the host:
You will be provided with a unique link to your game. You can copy this link and share it with your students, partners, clients, or any other participants. They can also access the game on their smartphones by following the link or scanning the QR code:
Now, it's time to start the game! Click on Run Game as Host to initiate the game event. Upon starting the game, you will see a Waiting for Players screen:
Congratulations, the game has officially begun! As the host, you have control over when to start the game and the time allotted for each round. Additionally, you have the option to play all rounds along with the other players. However, please note that your results will not be scored. This feature allows you to actively participate in the game and provide guidance or explanations to the players if needed:
📝 Important note: In Classic Mode, you have the flexibility to start the game even if not all players have joined. This mode also enables you to personally run the game and verify that everything is functioning correctly.
Play Without a Host Mode
In Play Without a Host mode, the game will start automatically, and each round will have a pre-set time for completion. In this mode, you will play the same as other players and have a final score at the end. Follow these steps to begin:
Select the Play Without a Host mode. Once selected, you will have the option to set a specific time for each round:
Click on the edit icon next to each round and set the time individually based on the difficulty level of each round. After setting the desired time, click Save:
Perfect! The only thing left is to select the number of players you want to join your event. Choose the appropriate number of players and click Continue:
You will be provided with a unique link to your game. Copy this link and share it with your students, partners, clients, or any other participants. They can access the game on their smartphones by following the link or scanning the QR code:
It's time to start the game! Click on the Run Game button to initiate the game event. The game has begun! Enter your nickname as a player and wait for other players to join your exciting event:
📝 Important note: In this mode, the game will not start until all players have joined.
Real-Time Game Events have revolutionized the way we connect and engage with others in the virtual realm. By seamlessly blending exhilarating gameplay, real-time scoring, and interactive challenges, these events offer an unmatched level of entertainment and social interaction. Whether you're looking to host a virtual party, organize a team-building activity, or simply have a blast with friends, Real-Time Game Events provide an exciting platform to make lasting memories. Step into the world of simultaneous gaming and unlock a world of shared joy and thrilling competition! 🎮