Re: [nbos] [AS] Web Integration?
Chris Csernica
Sun Jun 14th, 2009
It sounds to me as if what you're really looking for is not so much
mapping software as a simple Flash-based MMORPG engine.

John Denning wrote:
> I've been looking through the AS documentation and mailing list
> archives, but perhaps I missed topics focused on the questions I have.
> I am looking for a 3d navigation/visualization for a web-based (free)
> multiplayer game that can be hooked into a dynamic database for use by
> any number of users at a given time (anywhere from 10 to 100). I am
> very impressed with AS from what I have seen, and it looks great for use
> on a stand-alone system, but A) can it be used on a web server, and B)
> can it interact with a database that is constantly changing due to
> player usage? ie: star/planet locations will not change, but specific
> custom data fields of those systems and planets will change, as well as
> point of view references based on which user is viewing it.
> Any information on the practical uses of AS for such an environment, or
> alternatives to such, would be greatly appreciated. I am not
> technically savvy on the web/database processes involved (I have
> people), but looking for a more general yes/no this is possible, this is
> not, this may be a problem, etc.
> Thank you for your time, and great product!
> John
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