Method of indicating the ordinal number of a player in a wireless gaming system

  • US 8,147,332 B2
  • Filed: 05/10/2006
  • Issued: 04/03/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/21/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method for visually associating a wireless game controller with a player in a wireless gaming system, comprising:

  • assigning a wireless game controller to a player in a game that executes on a host computing system, in which the wireless game controller and the host computing system have integrated radio frequency wireless transceivers; and

    illuminating a colored indicator light of a particular color on the host computing system and illuminating a corresponding colored indicator light of a same color on the wireless game controller as the particular color of the colored indicator light on the host computing system to indicate by matching colors which player is controlled by the wireless game controller assigned to that player, wherein colored indicator lights of different colors are used to assign different players to respective different game controllers.

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