Chapter 8. Online Gaming Modules

IN THIS CHAPTER

Online gaming is a multibillion dollar industry, and rapidly growing. With nearly one third of Internet users playing games online, it’s no surprise there are a lot of websites designed for gamers. Many types of games are available online, but they can, for the most part, be split into multiplayer and individual games.

Multiplayer games are usually purchased products, installed locally, where players connect and play together on Internet servers. Individual players of online games connect to servers that usually contain the entire game; they play online to have access to the game, whereas multiplayer gamers go online to compete against other people. ...

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