"GamerPal," a platform designed to connect gamers with like-minded teammates based on skill and play style. Users can log in with their Steam and Valorant IDs to fetch performance data and set preferences. Besides matchmaking, Gamer Pal also offers a social aspect for users to connect and build their own gaming community.
The team behind Gamer Pal consists of passionate gamers and computer science engineering students who understand the challenges of finding reliable and skilled teammates to play with. They aim to create a platform that not only helps gamers find their perfect match but also fosters a sense of community and connection.
The presentation also showcases some technical aspects of the platform, including the implementation of JWT (JSON Web Token) for authentication and Socket.IO for real-time communication. The presenter reflects on their participation in a hackathon as a rewarding journey of innovation, determination, and growth, enhancing their technical skills and fueling their passion for meaningful solutions.