Method and controller for providing a location-based game associated with a plurality of mobile stations

  • US 6,756,882 B2
  • Filed: 09/09/2002
  • Issued: 06/29/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/09/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. In a wireless communication system, wherein each of a plurality of mobile stations corresponds to one of a plurality of players of a location-based game, a method for providing the location-based game, the method comprising:

  • determining a plurality of game parameters based on user input from one of the plurality of players, the plurality of game parameters including a game area having a plurality of activation locations;

    determining location associated with at least one of the plurality of mobile stations;

    activating a game feature within one of the plurality of mobile stations in response to the at least one of the plurality of mobile stations being within a proximity threshold associated with one of the plurality of activation locations; and

    providing a point value to one of the plurality of players in response to a trigger event associated with the game feature.

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