Old School Online Gaming

Always wonder what your parents and adults played for fun back in the day? Or for the presence of Nintendo Wii, Playstations and World of Warcraft, what were the games that people played with the computer? Online gaming back then was not as high tech and what you play now but they saved the same great fun games today and give you today. Take a trip down and see what was considered high tech since:

1. # TradeWars 2002
Space game developed in 1984. In TW2002, the player is a galaxy whose main goal is to control a limited set and amount of resources when you travel in different galaxies. Using wealthy business, you can upgrade your spaceship, get better weapons and fight for control of planets and constellations.

2. # MUDs
Also known as Multi-User Dungeon, this is a text-translated multiplayer virtual virtual world in the world that began in 1978. It combines elements like role playing, hack and slash, player versus player, interactive fiction, and online chat with fantasy setting based on fictional races and monsters. The goal of the game is to kill monsters, explore philosophies, complete quests, go adventure, create a role-playing story and pass the character.

3. # MUSHes
MUSH, commonly called multi-purpose hallucination, is quite another text-based second life where you can create everything you want to be somebody you want and do all you want in a multi-user game . With the popularity of MUDs in the 1990s, many variations appeared like TinyMUD in 1989. MUSH was then created by Larry Foard who used the TinyMUD code and added a different programming language.

4. # Hunt
The Old School for Doom, founded in 1985 by Conrad C. Huang and Gregory S. Couch, is represented by ASCII characters on the 80×24 screen. Fishing is a multiplayer game where every player walks around a maze, kills by other players with guns, bombs and slime. Players can also form a team. The mazehouse, when it is destroyed, renews over time, where "deflectors" appear, changing the direction of the projectile. Sometimes a "wandering bomb" appears, bursting when a connection is made.

5. # Empire 3.84
It is believed that the grandfather of all games on the Internet, Empire 3.84 is a risky world championship with the original version published in 1971 on the PDP-11/45 mainframe computer at Harvard University. It became popular for being quoted as one of Sid Meier's inspiration for the Civilization PC game series.

6. # BBS Through Games
As technology in the old days was quite textual, online games were usually also a text-based game played on the modem on the amateur-based shooting system (BBS). Supporting only one phone line, it was not WiFi since, so players usually needed to turn around when they play, yet they can compete against each other.

7. # FIBS
First Internet Backgammon Server says almost what it is, it's the first online server. Starting in 1992, it has become one of the most popular online games to play backgammon against other players around the world.


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