In summary it is a massive multi-player online role playing game.
Online gaming has continued to rise in popularity. So much so that gaming income is currently greater than the income earned by Hollywood. The future of entertainment is no more in the hands of the pretty people from Hollywood but is far more likely to be determine at the hands of the geeks and nerds working on the next big computer game.
MMORPG’s are played online, 24 hours a day around the world and now have countless players - enormous is the sole correct word for them.
Many individuals would have become aware of the world of online gaming through parodies in heritage forms of media, paper, tv and movies. Maybe among the most popular was South Parks take on World of Warcraft which poked fun at the addictive nature of universe of warcarf and MMORPG’s, nevertheless also paid homage to the power in the area of amusement.
You can choose the personality of one of eight races as well as inside that there is additional choices like a wizard/mage, warrior, paladin and the list go on. So scam has these matches become that their is a demand for provision of a few of the supplies in the sport - especially Gold. So much so that individuals in China are making a living playing online 12 hours a day and promoting the’earned’ Gold to Gold famished players in the US, Japan and Europe. How much cash potential is there in online games - well WoW has 8.5 million players each paying a monthly fee of $9.95 a month to play means someone or some company is a billionaire.
In S.Korea they estimate 10 deaths annually - mainly for a individual playing online for 80 hours straight and developing deep vein thrombosis - i.e. dying from blood clots. A word of warning if you enjoy playing online games, in fact if you love the internet, get up every hours and then go for a walk or perform a short set of exercises.
The are numerous companies prepared to jump onto the bandwagon with so much money at stake. Another popular application is next life. Second life is that - it offers you a second life. Many people today find their very own life so suckie they make online where there life can be as they envision they need it. Second life is interesting in that it has created an online currency - Linden dollars - which trade with real currency - $L 270 to $1 USD. Some people are so powerful at there online dream businesses’malls, casinos, shops, clubs’ that they are earning thousands in REAL money. Where these dream economies will lead the real financial system has yet to be determine.