25 Web Sites with Free Massive Multi-player Online Role-Playing Games

Runescape: http://www.runescape.com/
Three-dimensional, browser-based massive multi-player online role-playing game with both free play elements and membership subscriptions. Often criticized for its poor graphics, Runescape is ideal for gamers on a budget and caters for low end PCs. Players must subscribe to members for more content subscription is at US$5 per month.

Rappelz: http://www.rappelz.gpotato.com/
Free downloadable mmorpg with purchasable special items from the "cash shop". With three playable races and the best pet system on any mmorpg, it is a favourite among gamers. Note that this game has high minimum system requirements, similar to other games such as World of Warcraft.

Flyff: http://www.flyff.gpotato.com/
Free downloadable mmorpg with colourful graphics where players can fly around on items such as brooms and boards. Special items require real-life currency to buy.

"Granado Espada", Sword of the New World: http://www.swordofthenewworld.com/
This free downloadable mmorpg is unique due to their multiple character control system players can control 3 players at once, instead of being limited to one character per player!

Maple Story: http://www.mapleglobal.com/
Downloadable 2D mmorpg with anime style graphics in which players have 4 classes to choose from, each of which have their own city. While the game is free, there is a cash shop where players have to pay real life money to buy special items.

Ragnarok online: http://www.iro.ragnarokonline.com/
Downloadable mmorpg with cute anime graphics. This mmorpg is not free from their official website, but there are private servers that are free to play on, e.g. http://www.pre-ro.com/ and http://www.ragnarokrevolution.com/ .

Silkroad Online: http://www.silkroadonline.net/
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Websites That Offer Free Card Game Downloads

Are you board with the two or three card games that came on your computer. If your ready to expand to new card games there are some sites with free card game downloads. You can find just about any card game that you are looking for on the Internet. All you have to do is go to the site, find the game your looking for, and click on the download button. You will be prompted to save the game on your computer. When it is finished downloading you will get a box that pops up and asks if you would like to make a icon on your desktop, and if you would like to start the game.

Here are my top site for card game downloads:

http://www.download-free-games.com/card_game_download/ – This site has quite a few solitaire games do download. They have single games, they also have game packages that include many solitaire games. They have all the old favorites like spider and free cell. They also have some new games such as aloha solitaire and mystery solitaire. When you download the games on this site you will get a trial version, if you would like to get the full version of the game you will have to pay for it.

http://www.bluedojo.com/publisher2/cardGames.php – While this site has all the usual solitaire's it also has many multi player card games. They feature Fat Cat games, which has Fat Cat Gin and Fat Cat poker. The fat cat games are fun games that give …

Browser Based Games in Web 2.0

Here's a quick equation:

Browser Based Game + Web 2.0 = Browser Based Game 2.0

With user contribution, customization, communication we have Web 2.0.

With Browser Game based on Web 2.0 regularity we have the user contributing, customizable and communicative BBG 2.0.

It's very easy to imagine, right?

How could the BBG 2.0 benefit users?

In my perspective view there are at least the following benefits:

  1. An easier way to get more friends with same interest
  2. Better showcase of one's personality
  3. A niche community where one can make own contributions
  4. A fancy virtual world in which one can develop a whole other personality

And how could BBG 2.0 benefit developers?

  1. Higher user engagement rate
  2. An open end-game
  3. Higher user loyalty
  4. Easier word-of-mouth marketing

So, what do we do to make a game BBG 2.0?

Here's the list:

  1. Provide a page where users can upload their own pictures.
  2. Provide the opportunity for users to customize their brief introduction. This could be either real world introduction or virtual world one.
  3. Make visit to friend's home or home page available. This is much like Facebook's Wall.
  4. Make it possible for users to customize the interface. You may charge them for this (monetize).
  5. Partner with social networks to make it possible for users to play the game while view friends' pages.
  6. Make it possible to play on mobiles (iphone).
  7. Develop a sitter system so one may look after a friend's account while he/she is away.
  8. Provide journal system so that users may put down