WOF: What was the first game you played online?

By Jos
Jul 30, 2010
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  1. TorturedChaos

    TorturedChaos TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 831   +18

    Well if LAN counts I think it was Starcraft, otherwise Diablo 2 was the first game I play over the Internet. Although on crappy dial-up I use the word "play" loosely.
  2. samxt

    samxt TS Rookie

    Descent I direct connect via 14.4 dial-up modem
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,219   +157

    Chess, ChessMaster I think, and Starseige
  4. Fean77

    Fean77 TS Rookie

    In 1998, my first online game was Warcraft II hosted on AOL's Engage Server. In the AOL community associated with the Engage Server, there were message forums dedicated to Warcraft II and the moderators there supported and encouraged the formation of online Warcraft II "clans." This was also my first encounter with online gaming clans. Existing clans on these Engage forums were unofficially classified by players into three types: The Horde, The Humans and Neutral factions. Major clan names I can recall off the top of my head were: Nation of Calderan, Splintered Orc Clan (SOC), Death Raiders Clan, United Dark Forces (UDF), Dark Covenants (DC), Keepers of Edanvant (KoE), Descendants of Kilrogg (DoK), Banners of the Mark (BoM), and my own clan, Death Falcon Company (DFC).
  5. Total Annihilation in 1997 baby
  6. PCtechguy

    PCtechguy TS Rookie

    Quake 2, with a 56kk modem lol...
  7. First Online Game; Ultima Online played over 56K modem. It was painfully slow.

    Current Online Game: DDO (because its free)
  8. "Starsiege: Tribes.

    It was such a fun game. I wish they'd make a updated version (and I don't mean Tribes 2)"

  9. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 814   +93

  10. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,210   +424

    Probably Quake for me - then Warcraft II then Tribes then Diablo II.

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