Popular Online Games
Online games are computer games that are played by players all around the world through various communications technologies such as email, chat rooms, message boards and other interactive portals. An online game is usually a text-based game which is either partly or completely played via the Internet or another computer network accessible. In most cases, online games are multiplayer games meaning that you can play with other people around the world while they are in other parts of the world. There are several online games which have been programmed specifically for online playing and some of them are popular worldwide. These games are very entertaining and provide a number of fun activities that are perfect for leisure time.
One of the most popular online games is a world of Warcraft (often abbreviated to WoW). World of Warcraft is a multiplayer role-playing game in which players assume the role of characters and engage in battles and quests. The player is allowed to create a character which has different attributes, skills and weapons and progress through the game by gaining experience points. The players can take on different roles such as a warrior, mage, priest, thief, paladin, shaman, warlock and more.
Another very popular online game that involves a great deal of strategy and thinking is backgammon. Backgammon is an ancient game in which the player has to wage war against an opponent by making use of the dice roll and then try to conquer the board by taking control of the various dice pieces to push their player’s score higher. If the player loses the game, he will have to start all over again and will start with a clean slate. Online backgammon is played by players all over the world who enjoy using state of the art computers and Internet connections to participate in this action-packed virtual game.