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hi ,
hey we r developing a multiplayer game, i want to know how do i call an MIDlet from a PC with an GPRS modem

connected to it which has my application running on it. i want the call made through it through GPRS. is it

feasible??? . and how do i get to know the other MIDlet which is running or not on other mobile to respond to

it . please help me as soon as possible.
 
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As a general rule, mobile devices often sit behind firewalls and Network Address Translators (NATs) of the mobile network operator, for reasons of security and manageability. (One can occassionally find some exceptions though.) That can make it difficult for an external IP-based host or device to learn the IP address of a mobile device (or in general of any IP device that sits behind a NAT firewall), unless the mobile device has first initiated and maintains a connection to it.

This slideset might help to give a better understanding of some possible issues that can be involved: "Multi-user MIDP Game Design" (http://www.forum.nokia.com/ndsCookieBuilder?fileParamID=3302).
 
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