A little confused by "social gaming" apps... can someone explain?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by itsjustmeee, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. itsjustmeee macrumors 6502a

    Dec 28, 2008
    I have an iphone 4 and up to this point when I play games like Words With Friends, it's been with other iphone users. I'm buying a older family member who enjoys word games an ipad with just wifi. I'm assuming that since it is not 3G enabled, games like that will not be able to find each other unless they are on the same LAN, correct?? Are there word type games that a "3G" person and a "wifi" person can play from a distance?

    And if so, any suggestions??
  2. grapes911 Moderator emeritus


    Jul 28, 2003
    Citizens Bank Park
    Words With Friends does not require you to be on the same LAN as it connects to a central server. Example: One user can be on an iPad via WiFi and the other can be on an iPhone via 3G or a different WiFi and they can still play each other.
  3. rdowns macrumors Penryn


    Jul 11, 2003
    As grapes911 said, there are no issues.

    As for WWF, it is so much more fun playing on an iPad than an iPhone.

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