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On Playing Online Games and Fast Internet Connections

One of the reasons as to why most people connect to the World Wide Web is because of online gaming. Since the dawn of the internet, there have been a lot of game manufacturers that released their online games on the net. Such games are often based on multiplayer gaming in a real time environment. From role playing games to shoot out gaming, you can find them all on the net. You can join them if you make an account on their website. Some of them are free while others require payment before you can enter their servers. However, even if you become a member, you would require a high speed computer with a fast internet connection in order to play their games. Unlike other computer games, online gaming requires constant downloading of files needed to open each page and effects. Without a high speed connection, you will not be able to move and play well.

Today, most social networking sites also have their online games for their members. They also have their own types of games ranging from real time games to multiplayer ones. Recently, a very famous networking site released a lot of online games which are accessible through the use of online portals. They released some games wherein you will create a café or a farm and there is a time schedule for each harvesting. There are also games based on taking care of animals, fighting gangs and killing vampires and you can also play these games if you become a member. However, some of their games are based on flash templates that needs a fast internet connection so without a good internet service provider, you will not be able to access some of their games.

If you want to play online games then there are ways to speed up your internet connection, however you will still need a high speed internet access in order to play some online games. A good way to speed up your internet access is through removing any updating software. Since some applications require constant updating, you need to set them to manual so that you will be the one to turn them on if you want to download their updates. You can also set some network monitor software applications so that you will also be able to check those applications that are eating your internet connection.

Another way to speed up your computer is through the use of a good web browser. Some web browsers are based on a fast internet connection so you can just download one that does not lack a high speed connection. You can also install a good antivirus and web security software in order to remove any intrusions that might make your internet connection slow. Remember though that even if you do these procedures, you will still need a fast connection in order to open some games so if you really want to get the best out of the web, you need to look for a good internet service provider.

Top 5 Video And Computer Game Jobs

So you love gaming. You have played just about every console game you can think of, you have gone through a wide variety of computer games and beaten them all, you eat, sleep, and live gaming. With your personal live revolving around gaming, you long to find a career that will allow you to use your love and knowledge of gaming to make a living. Well, there are hundreds of different jobs out there in the video and computer gaming industry, and you can land one – if you have the right skills. Here are the top five video and computer gaming jobs and a bit about each one:

1. Game designers – these are the people that actually design the game. This is a very detail-oriented position, and this person is responsible for the overall concept of a new game from the beginning story line to the end story of the game. Designers need special training to do their job, such as computer programming and software design.

2. Artists – these are the people that responsible for everything that the player sees in the game, such as characters, backgrounds, items, and animals. Artists are the ones that give light to the designer’s ideas and concepts. They need special training in computer animated design, 3D design, and other software programming that relates to video and computer gaming.

3. Sound designers – these are the people who give voices and music to your favorite video and computer games. They design all of the sounds that a gamer hears. Sound designers need special training in audio engineering as well as basic computer hardware and software skills. It is also helpful to have experience with designing different musical works.

4. Programmers – these are the people who actually plan out and write the video game software. They integrate the artwork, story, and sounds all into one program so that it comes out into a visual and audio experience that gamers will enjoy. Programmers need skills and training in program languages, like C ++, and should have good computer skills and plenty of computer experience and training.

5. Game Testers – these are the people that play games for a living. While their jobs sound like a dream come true for gamers, they do not make as much money as other gaming jobs, like programmers. Testers will push new games to the limits and log any bugs or glitches that they come across. Game testers will need special training in computers, such as languages or basic computer hardware and software skills, as well as good communication skills.

Classic Game Review: Computer Foreign Exchange

COMPUTER FOREIGN EXCHANGE (CFE) is a computer version of the Avalon Hill board game of the same name. The rules are the same and it relieves the players of all the bookkeeping required in that version. The game is unusual in two ways: it is available only for the TRS-80 and it does not allow you to play against the computer. You can play solitaire only if you play more than one “hand”. Each player represents an American business with international assets. Everything in the game is measured in dollars and the winner is the first player to amass a pre-determined amount.

Exactly how great an amount is set at the start of the game and is also a way of controlling the length of the game. Every firm will be making money, so the way to get ahead here is through currency exchange. Say you buy 1000 pesos for $100 on Monday. Friday you sell them back and only get $50. Congratulations, you’ve just halved your money! Of course, had you done it the other way ’round you could have doubled it. If you’re a gambler, you put all you can in a currency you think will go up. If you’re conservative, you spread it around so that losses and gains balance out. The “world” in Computer Foreign Exchange consists of twenty-four cities in nine foreign countries. All cities are assigned to one of the players at random, so with three players, each would begin with eight cities containing a sales office.

The trading of cities is allowed and collecting all two or three cities in a given country means a player can buy a manufacturing firm in that country which will increase your income. Those who are familiar with the board game will be glad to know that Computer Foreign Exchange allows every option, including borrowing. As a teaching tool, Computer Foreign Exchange is a first class way to learn about exchange rates, exposure, and hedging. It is a realistic simulation that will provide plenty of examples. Unfortunately, the documentation is a bare minimum both in telling you how to play and teaching you about foreign exchange. Once you learn, the game dulls a little for the same reason most Stock Market games do: the “market” is fluctuating randomly. In real life, the people who get rich at currency exchange don’t guess. Still and all, this is a decent game and a good program provided you have someone to play with. The price is right and it only takes 16K!