Online Communities: Gaming Communities

The Main Page - A Review

Governance Structures Found in Several Different Text-Based Online Communities

Ethical and Social Problems that Arise in Online Communities

Identities and Social Interactions in MUDs

Online Gaming Communities and Their Governance Structures

In the broadest sense, a gaming community is an online community that is centered on interaction through game. A computer game, in this context, will mean something that one uses primarily as for a hobby, a diversion from real life, and is a medium through which one plays. The primary reason to have a community centered on a game is so that its membersí playing experience is enriched.