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online gaming

See multiplayer gaming.

multiplayer gaming

Two or more people playing a game on the computer and competing with each other over the Internet or inhouse local network (LAN). The traditional card games such as bridge and poker emulate a deck of playing cards. However, video games also allow players to compete within a simulated environment that takes them into a fantasy world. See e-sports, MMOG, MMORPG and gaming.

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