Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games. Now, that is a mouthful. Sadly, many of them are rather insulting to the serious gamer. But not all.

Jan 162017

It used to be that people playing online games together had to use a third-party voice app to talk to one another. Tools like Ventrilo, or TeamSpeak, or GameSpy’s weird, resource-intensive voice chat. Something.

Ventrilo and TeamSpeak and their ilk are all clumsy and non-intuitive to use. Someone has to set up a server, everyone has to log into the chat server as well as to the game, very hassle-y, so much so that I just didn’t. When I played multi-player games I’d rather just type.*

* In fairness I should point out that TeamSpeak is on its third version and looks less clunky. Is it? I dunno. Haven’t used it in years.

Then games started including their own built-in voice chat. DDO was one of the earlier games to do so, at least in my experience, and it was a big part of why I loved the game so much. All I had to do was enable voice chat – no more servers, no more setup, no more separate logins, no more hassle.
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