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Online games

Online games

Ksenia Sidorovnina Ph-51


Contents

Contents

  • What is online game

  • Early online games

  • Genres of online games

  • Online games and money

  • Danger of online games


What is online game

What is online game?

  • video game

  • is played over computer network, most commonly the Internet


Early online games

Early online games

  • 1980s – MUDs

    • based on fantasy settings

    • Rules from Dungeons & Dragons

  • chess, Scrabble clones

  • games were set up as play-by-email games


Genres of online games

Genres of online games

  • Real-time strategy games

  • Browser games

  • Massively multiplayer online games


Real time strategy games

Real-time strategy games

  • allow multiplayer play over a modem or local network

  • Popular from the 1990s because the Internet started to grow

  • allow players from all over the globe to play with each other

  • Purpose – maintaining the resources and win in the war


Browser games

Browser games

  • the World Wide Web developed

  • browsers became more sophisticated

  • using a web browser as a client

  • Flash games or Java games

  • the 1980s-Pac-Man and Frogger

  • Browser-based pet games


Massively multiplayer online games

Massively multiplayer online games

  • are possible with the growth of Internet access

    • MMORPG (Massively multiplayer online role-playing game)

    • MMORTS (Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy)

    • MMOFPS (Massively multiplayer online first-person shooter)


Mmorpg massively multiplayer online role playing game

MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game)

  • a large number of players - in the virtual world

  • traditional fantasy-themed gameplay

  • Hybrid themes - fantasy elements + science fiction, sword and sorcery, crime fiction

  • Quests, monsters and loot


Online games and money

Online games and money

  • Paid private servers - license fee

  • Virtual economy

    • Selling an item to player for virtual currency

    • Bartering for items between players

    • The purchase of in-game items for real-world currency

    • Exchange of real-world currencies for virtual currencies


Danger of online games

Danger of online games

  • Real life is not interesting

  • Especially – danger for kids

  • Dependence of game

  • Gamers spend much time


List of used data

List of used data

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_game

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real-time_strategy

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browser_game

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MMORPG


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