Playing Online Games

By: Cade123
The Internet has changed the way we do many things, it's even changed how we play Computer Games. There are several different types of Online Games:

* Java/Flash Internet based Games.

* Text based Games.

* Online Multiplayer Games.

The Java or Flash based Internet Games are quite popular, and there are a number of Sites, such as www.miniclip.com providing Games for Free. Most people only want to play on a Game once, so they could not justify buying it.

There are hundreds of Games to choose from, and you can even play some of the classic 80's Arcade favourites! If you Register for a "my Google" Page, you can even add Pacman, ah Pacman! Just remember not to waste too long playing the Games - Pacman is extremely addictive.

To play these Online Games, you need to Download the correct plug-in for your browser, and because they have a lot of Graphics. If your Internet connection is slow, then it will probably take a long time to load. These Games are normally quite simple, and most are Single Player Games only.

Text based Games are much more simple, than the Java Games, and these are Games, that can be played in Chat rooms or Forums.

These can be Role Play Games, which were extremely popular.

Online Multiplayer Games are the very popular Games, that you can buy in your PC stores, that allow you to compete with other people. If you wanted to play against someone before the Internet was so popular, you had to invite your friend over and play with a split screen. On some Games it was possible to have two players competing over a Network, which was quite popular.

Thanks to the Internet, now there's no need to leave your own home, you just connect to the Internet, and you can be playing Online Games against anybody that you want.

We know what you're thinking, how are you going to find people to play with ? No, of course it doesn't matter, you don't know anybody in Zanzibar! You could possibly find someone to play with from there anyway, although we don't know where it is.

You connect, or rather the Game connects to a server. The other players will also connect to this server, and so it is very easy for you to find people to play against. Wherever you are in the World, at whatever time it is, you're bound to find somebody to play against! That's the beauty of the Internet, it's Worldwide. If you just can't sleep, then you can still battle against someone, and it will be a decent hour in somebody's time zone!

Quake, Counter Strike, WarCraft, and Half Life, are the biggest titles in the Online Multiplayer Game market. A number of the instant messaging clients also come bundled with their own (all be it basic) Games, that you can play with your friends. These are quite interesting, as it's very easy to quickly play a Game with somebody, that you're currently talking to.

If you want to play Games to make money, then the Internet can still help you! There are a number of Online Gambling Sites, which could suit your needs.

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