Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games: The People, the Addiction and the Playing Experience

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This book is about the fastest growing form of electronic game in the world--the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG). The evolution of these self-contained three-dimensional virtual worlds, often inhabited by thousands of players, is described here. This work also delves into the psychology of the people who inhabit the game universe and explores the development of the unique cultures, economies, moral codes, and slang in these virtual communities. It explains how the games are built, the spin-offs that ...

Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games: The People, the Addiction and the Playing Experience 2004, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786419159

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