Posts made in February 1st, 2012

Addiction to browser games

Posted on Feb 1, 2012 in Browser Games, Online Games, Skill Games

Addiction to browser games became a serious problem lately. Many people lost themselves to them. They see nothing but online browser games. In the Internet you can find many online games, which can be great entertainment. Many people who thought that browser games can be great to kill free time, but with time they strated to be addicting. Everyone wants to earn more awards and have better place in rankings. Sometimes even earn more real money. In skill games players are aiming to be faster and get more points. If you start playing browser games you can open a can of worms. So what is so drawing in that people can’t stop playing online browser games? In virtual world you can become whoever you want to be. You can become hero who save world or bandit who can kill whoever he wants. Another thing is that playing online connects people and gathers them into societies. You can get some new friends by playing or even have a online-girlfriend. Interesting detail is that advanced players in real life use words which usulaly are used in online talks and which are unintelligible outside of player’s societies, like noob, which means person who can’t play. Another thing is that actions of games are so interesting and gives so many emotions, connected with competition, that peolpe can’t stop play. The are like gamblers, who has to have another dose of adrenalin. In online browser games, which creates virtual worlds, players feel safer and consider them as a rebound from real life. But if you play with temperance you’ve got nothing to be worry about.

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The more you play the worse you drive

Posted on Feb 1, 2012 in Browser Games, Online Games, Skill Games

Bad news for all who love car racing! Computer games fans are more risky drivers – says recent studies ordered and sponsored by a tire manufacturer Continental. Research has shown, that regular playing in skill games like car simulations, makes that drivers more often lead to cracked, are more likely to pass a red light or more aggresive on the road what drawn attenton of police. They have also serious problems with parking and cause threat for other participants of the traffic.  According to the authors of the research, it happens because players confuse virtual life with reality. This phenomenon is called “flashback”. Spending too much time in front of the screen of the computer, not enough sleeping, eating like a bird and non-stop playing skill or browser games leads to situations when, players behave in real life in the same way like in online games. The vanishing of the border between real and virtual world, can be dangerous not only for players but also for theirs surroundings. The study was conducted on group of two thousand UK drivers, in age between 17 and 39 years old. Half of them was declared car games lovers. The survey has shown that browser game players are in 44% more likely to take a risk while driving car. 31% of them admitted to having crossed a red light (compared to only 14% of non-players), and 30% caused an accident (15% of non-players). As we see, with games players the risk of collision is twice higher than in case of people, who don’t play such skill games. The results of the research are alarming. Please, take care when You drive you car!

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Play and pretend you’re busy!

Posted on Feb 1, 2012 in Uncategorized


Employers keeps complaining that their workers instead of doing their job are playing online games. They are working less and wasting time on browser games. It’s a nightmare of almost every boss around the world. They trying to control their employers, check on them, install spying software and so on…but it doesn’t work! And now there’re games that looks like real work- it appeears to be a spreadsheet program! Your task is to steer the space ship through the graph and dock to the landing platform. When your boss aproaches you can hit the pause button, your ship will dissapear and everything will looks normal, exactly like you have been working the whole time. Idea is so simple and cleaver and that’s the reason why those games becomes more and more popular in offices around the world. Never pretending that you’re working was so simple. Popularity of this types of games are serious problem and makes productivity go down. I have no idea how response will look like but now employers are one step ahead. Their bosses need to invent something to control them better. Existance of this type of online games is a proof of theirs popularity. Online browser games are now one of major types of entertainment in internet. Almost everyone is playing them- not only in free time but also during work time.Online games are fun and entertaining but remeber that playing them when you suppose to work is not right.
On the other hand this phenomenon may couse something good to. Bosses should think more if tasks they giving to employers are really necessary. But after all  avoiding work is simply what employers do.  Online browser games are simply modern way to do that.
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