Pokemon Online, or POL, is a large virtual world, an MMORPG where players can connect with other Pokemon players around the world in order to go on quests and other virtual missions together.
Since the sudden rise of popularity in MMORPGs (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games), a lot of online RPGs have jumped to the MMORPG genre, so I'll be referring to them as such.
A massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG), Star Wars Galaxies, was released in 2003 and allowed players to connect with other Star Wars fanatics all over the globe.
The original games featured a real-time strategy (RTS) mechanic, whereas the World of Warcraft game is classified as a massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG).
World of Warcraft, the massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG), is well-known for taking a gamer's free time and sucking it down into an endless tube.
Another favorite of mine, Hobo Wars is a browser-based MMORPG that puts you in the role of a homeless person trying to make it in the city.
World of Warcraft (WoW) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released in 2004 and set in the Warcraft universe.
These massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG) are enormously popular and grow in both user-base and number each year.
A personal favorite of mine, Urban Dead is a text-based MMORPG that takes place during the direct aftermath of a zombie outbreak.
As with all MMORPG games, RuneScape has had a cheating community working against fair players and the Jagex programming team.