Black is White, Up Is Down and Virtual is Real


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Black is White, Up Is Down and Virtual is Real
There is an old saying that close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. Don’t tell that to the millions of zappers and believers in the Virtual World, or, as most seem to refer to it, Virtual Reality- virtual as in “closed top reality.” In a sense, every player involved in the world of Virtual reality is playing God the Re-Creator. While there are many innovative uses for virtual worlds, here the focus is limited to “Massively multi-player online role-playing games” (MMORPG) which are electronic games that enable a large number of players to participate in a virtual world by means of the Internet. These games and what are called “game worlds” are generally stored on and run by remote...
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