Getting started with Nakama
Nakama is an open source online and multiplayer framework consisting of a extensible server framework and various client SDKs to add powerful features to your game:
Nakama Enterprise extends Nakama Open Source with industry-leading clustering technology to horizontally scale your game to millions of players.
Nakama Enterprise is available as a private cloud deployment to exclusive partners or to all through our managed hybrid Heroic Cloud running on Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.
Learn how to monitor, manage and scale your games on Nakama Enterprise running on Heroic Cloud.
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Getting Started 3 Videos
A 3 part quickstart series to discover Nakama’s features, learn how to install Nakama with Docker on Digital Ocean and make your first API calls.
Server Runtime Setup 3 Videos
A 3 part series showing you how to setup Nakama’s Server Runtime Environments to write authoritative server code in TypeScript, Go or Lua.
- Learn about the latest Nakama releaseSee the latest updates and improvements to Nakama.
- Creating a Lobby SystemLearn how to use server runtime code to add a lobby system for multiplayer matches.
- Multiplayer engineNew expanded section detailing the multiplayer functionality available in Nakama
- Chat filteringUse server runtime code to filter offensive and abusive content in real-time chat channels.
- Leaderboard best practicesLearn how leaderboards are modeled in Nakama and how to best use them in a project.
- Docker install guideThe quickest way to get started developing with Nakama.
- Nakama configurationSee the available configuration options for Nakama server.
- Server Framework basicsLearn the basics of Nakama’s runtime framework for server-side game logic.
- Pirate Panic tutorialComplete Unity project demonstrating the use of all core Nakama features.