PMOG stands for Passively Multiplayer Online Game.
Players play without playing; clicking around the internet turns into experience points and currency. Players can bomb each other, wage war over web sites, and lead other users on web missions. Ordinary web sites become caches for items and currency. PMOG fuses an MMO into our WWW.
posted by arcticwoman
on Feb 16, 2008 -
Want to teach the youngsters (or parents, or yourself) how to avoid phishing
scams? Anti-Phishing Phil
is an online-game that uses Phil the fish to teach just that. Apparently
it's more successful than a tutorial with the same information.
posted by dr. moot
on Sep 27, 2007 -
Zwok! In an unknown place, at an unknown time...Blooz vs. Grienz.
A simple, free multiplayer online game.
posted by edgeways
on Jun 21, 2006 -
Tulse Luper Update: Twice before
we’ve discussed Peter Greenaway’s “upcoming” multimedia project The Tulse Luper Suitcases
: three movies
, two books
, a VJ tour
about a similar project, Nightwatching
, to give you some idea of what a VJ tour is), and more. With the recent launch of the online multiplayer game, The Tulse Luper Journey
, perhaps the project is no longer upcoming at all. The story centers on 92 suitcases
related to the life of Greenaway’s alter ego Tulse Luper
. Discovered in various locations around the globe, the suitcases illustrate the history of Uranium
(and by extension the history of the 20th century
). Read Greenaway’s lecture on the project here
, hear an interview focused on the VJ performance here
, or read stories attributed to Tulse Luper here
. [More Inside]
posted by jrb223
on Jun 6, 2006 -
(Flash game) Build a city with 18 available components. The order in which those components are employed determines how they'll interact and how far the city will develop. There's one correct order that will score the full amount of points. (via
posted by Melinika
on Mar 10, 2006 -
Prepare to waste a lot of time. This free, downloadable game is kind of like Nethack. But re-envisioned as a shoot-em-up. In space. With pretty graphics. And a backstory. And user mods. If any of that appeals to you, download the newly released version .95 and say goodbye to the rest of your productive week.
posted by blahblahblah
on Dec 12, 2005 -
Addictive game based in large part on discussion.
Perfect for MeFi'ers in my book. There's trivia, there's politics, plenty of "strategery", and the heart of it is the message boards. Plus the added benefit of very few trolls, because to make it in this game, you need to be intelligent and literate. No wonder I'm addicted.
posted by Melinika
on May 18, 2001 -
NetBabyWorld is a very graphically interesting site. It has sort of a gameboy-retro look crossed with sim-city. Anyway, the games are very fun and this is a quite unique site...
posted by triptych
on Feb 1, 2000 -