Dr. Dobb’s | Sun Opens Project Darkstar To Game Developers | March 6, 2007:
Sun Microsystems announced on Monday a new open-source development platform for servers designed to help massive multiplayer online game developers bring their creations to market faster.
Dubbed Project Darkstar, the Java-based software lets developers create a variety of games that can be accessed through a single-server framework. Sun has been a supporter of online and mobile gaming, chief gaming officer, Chris Melissinos said. And Project Darkstar will be an “important technology foundation in the exploding multiplayer online game marketplace.”
this will be a great boon for educational games.