Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games, or MMORPGs as they are commonly known, are role-playing games that bring together large numbers of players over the Internet.
The defining characteristic of MMORPGs is that they all offer a persistent virtual world to play with. These worlds often support thousands of players at the same time, all playing a single character in the game run2game.
What does that mean?
In MMORPGs, you control a character (often referred to as an avatar) and control their actions in the game. Most games feature an experience-based leveling system – players guide their character through a specific task, such as killing a monster, and in turn increases their ability to repeat a similar task. This is usually represented by the overall skill level associated with the character and the sub-levels that represent individual skills.
As the world survives, your skills are saved, meaning that the … Read the rest