This option is in Beta and might not be available on your account yet.
Multiple device per Team idea is to able to play the game for people who can`t met each other, they are in the different locations but want to have a fun together. Team is now considered group of players that can have several devices connected to the team.
If this is set then the game creator can limit Max number of teams and also Max players per team. Players who log into the game will have a chance to create a team or join a team created by somebody else.
From the moment when the team is created there is 5 minute time interval during which game is waiting for participants to join the team. When the Max player limit per team is reached or after 5 minutes if the limit is not reached the game will start.
Currently the multiple devices per team have one way of operating. When any member of the team activates a task, all team members will see the same task on the screen. Every team member can answer, but only the first answer is taken into account.
Other options for Teams & Cooperation please check this article.
Joining and leaving teams
Players can join teams that have less members than Max player limit. If the limit is full then the team can not accept new players. However only active devices are monitored. So if the player stops playing or the battery runs out and the device shuts down then the place in a team will be vacant.
Players can also join teams during the game (when others have already started) if there is free places in the team (for example when somebody has stopped playing). In this case the player joining the team will continue from where the teams progress is.
Things to keep in mind when using remote teams
There is no slave and master device. Any device can activate a task to all team members. For example, if team members are in different cities around the world, they can activate a task for all team members to see.
A good internet connection is needed to use the remote team mode successfully. When playing alone then even if the internet connection breaks the game continues usually without the player noticing it. However, in remote teams mode the tasks are pushed to all team members constantly so the internet connection must be present at all times.
Costs associated with remote teams
Please note that we monitor active devices. We do not monitor how many players there are behind every screen or in the team. Depending on your package your costs may vary.
Remote team FAQs
If I set Max Players Per Team to five, will I be charged for 5 players?
The number of team credits charge doesn’t depend on the max players amount. It depends on the number of people actually connecting and opening at least 5 tasks. For example, let’s say there are 20 teams of 5 created for a game and only 2 persons per team join, and open 10 tasks each. So here we wouldn’t have 100 team credits used, but rather 2 x 20 = 40.
Does user need to report how many players are behind every device?
The user doesn’t need to report how many players are behind the device. What counts is how many devices are connected in remote teams.
Can all players in a team answer the given question?
The question opens for all team members and every team member can answer but only the first answer is taken into account.