Breaking Away From The Every Day Grind
Where do role playing games (RPG) come into the realm of your reality. Whether one is a student or is working in some sort of profession, everyone can use a break from the everyday stresses of life. As such, more and more people are looking for ways to engage their minds in something other than just the normal escapes, like television.
In this age of technology, computers are now a crucial part of millions of people’s lives. Even mobile phones have created a safe haven for game play as it is estimated that 75% of online activity will be for mobile enjoyment. Computers can be used for so much more than just typing papers or checking e-mail. Indeed, computers are now great hobbies within themselves, and many people are now discovering how much fun it is to play an online role playing games.
The Online Role Playing Game genre has created some great titles:
The Witcher Series
World Of Warcraft
These games have generated huge followings and continue to create sequels for their fans to continually enjoy. Online role playing games are becoming more and more common among the computer savvy. However, there are still many people who regularly use computers, yet have no idea what exactly an online role playing game is.
Simply put, an online role playing game is much like games from childhood, in that players become a certain character, and work with other players to create scenarios within the game itself. The amount of creative freedom that players can have within these types of games is what makes online role playing games so popular in the first place.
One of the more popular online role playing games is one by the name of “Guild Wars.” In this game, a player can choose to play against other players, or play against the environment itself. There are four unique characters that a player can choose to become, and once that is established, the player can choose from the classes of Mesmer, Ranger, Monk, Elementalist, Necromancer, or Warrior.
Online role playing games can certainly be a lot of fun, but they have also been met with some criticism. Much of the criticism centers around the fact that it takes time to learn how to adequately play this genre of game, since the possibilities are quite numerous. Thus, these types of games are generally not recommended for people who do not have much patience.
Imagine being able to be dropped into a fantasy realm where you are a hero or villain. You are then able to move around this world saving damsels in distress or destroying cities at will. This is a far cry from sitting at your cubicle daily and looking at your life pass you by. Online role playing games can be found on many different websites via free or paid download. It should be noted that free games generally are not as advanced as the paid games, so free games are a good idea for novices. For those who have patience and are intrigued by the idea of creating alternative realities, online role playing games are indeed an interesting hobby. I hope that you find your reality and take some time to immerse yourself in a world you can call your own.
Marco Barnes Jr
Video Game and Web Content Creator