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The Origins of Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games


The humble beginnings of Massively Multiplayer Games started with a game called Zork. Zork did not have a multiplayer option or even any combat. In fact, Zork was text based. A single computer running a computer program that different people could access at different times, was as far as multiplayer games went. It was called the Multi User Dungeon. Users accessed the computer using Telnet and enjoyed their gaming experience. The game had no images or video whatsoever. Users read a bunch of text and type in their response to play the game. There is a bit of controversy on the origins of MMORPG. While some claim that the beginnings […]

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