Tarek Chaaban

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Immerse Yourself in a Whole New World of Simulation

There have been many instances where people have not been satisfied with their lives and wish for it to be more. Many have settled to dream of another chance but it just remained a dream. The revolution of simulation games pertaining to real life has proved to be a chance that these people have been fond to take on.

There are many simulation games available in the market where it involves controlling a single character’s destiny or the whole city’s fate. It even has many genres available that are suited for the varying ages that have been interested in the creation. There are family-oriented simulation games, dating simulations, school simulations, work simulations, even survival simulations.

What do these games possess and why are many hooked on them? Perhaps the greatest feature that these games possess is not the opportunity to control, but to experience what might have been if a different path was chosen. Another great reason as to why majority of the population, both young and old, has been hooked on simulation games is the idea of living as a different person, taking on a whole new different role.

Compared to common games that are defined by missions you have to achieve, most simulation games don’t. This is what makes simulation games stand out from all other genres of games in existence. The story of simulation games simply unfolds as you play the character. It is you, the player, who make the game interesting. It is you, the player, who discovers and not merely the character.

You can play simulation games by yourself in your personal computer or console, or immerse yourself in online simulation games where you get to interact with other people. Online simulation games prove to give a fresher outlook on Internet interaction. Most interactions that occur online are through messaging or chat. With simulation games, you can portray a similar character or a different character and get to interact with live people portraying characters as well.

Simulation games offer you a great opportunity to get away from the real world for a moment and immerse yourself in another world where great possibilities are still bound to happen. You don’t have just one option choosing to explore this world alone. You still have another adventure waiting to unfold in the world of simulation.

1 Comment

  1. I’ve noticed that most blogs display opinions, whereas you display more unbiased information. Interesting.

    Personally I’ve been hooked to MMOs before, I was heavily addicted to star wars galaxies, quite randomly too, I had never heard of MMORPGs before and my mom just came home from disney world and gave it to me, I tried it out and loved it.

    I haven’t really played any since then though, your theories are reasonable as ive tried many trials for other MMORPGs and none of them provided me with an experience either similar enough to SWG for me to get into what I know I love, or different enough to offer something fresh yet nonetheless addictive.

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