DDos Mitigation Tips for a Game Server

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http://serverfault.com – I am looking foward on building a scablable pipe (proxy) ddos protection for my game servers's on amazon. I got some ideas, could anyone please review them? Here they are. My idea is to do something like AWS ELB but ready for spikes, i would use a low ttl domain and route connections to diferente proxy servers. With a isolated servers check the health of each proxy. The idea is to when a attack comes i lose the minimum of connections possible and have a scalable protection. The attacker would need to take down a series of servers and have a custom code. So basicly the idea is: Client request (HowTos)