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* ''VideoGame/{{Hordesio}}'' (free to play)

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* ''VideoGame/DurangoWildLands'' (mobile game, free to play)


Note that not all massively multi-player games are RolePlayingGames; for instance, ''Videogame/PlanetSide'' is a Massively Multiplayer FirstPersonShooter, ''VideoGame/AutoAssault'' [[{{Cancellation}} was]] a DrivingGame with RPGElements, ''Drift City'' is what you get when ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' is turned into an MMOG, ''VideoGame/SecondLife'' is a social environment, ''VideoGame/ShatteredGalaxy'' is a RealTimeStrategy with RPG elements, and ''MagicTheGathering Online'' is a straight port of the CollectibleCardGame where the only "Massive Multiplayer Online" part is the lobby where you connect with other players. Massively Multiplayer [=RPG=]s are the most common, so common in fact, [[YouKeepUsingThatWord most people actually don't realize that the first three letters of the term "MMORPG" refer to "Massively Multiplayer Online"]] and that there ''can'' very easily be such a thing as an MMOG that is ''NOT'' an RPG. Nowadays, if you refer to a game as an MMOG, the first thing people will think about is this.

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Note that not all massively multi-player games are RolePlayingGames; for instance, ''Videogame/PlanetSide'' is a Massively Multiplayer FirstPersonShooter, ''VideoGame/AutoAssault'' [[{{Cancellation}} was]] a DrivingGame with RPGElements, ''Drift City'' is what you get when ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' is turned into an MMOG, ''VideoGame/SecondLife'' is a social environment, ''VideoGame/ShatteredGalaxy'' is a RealTimeStrategy with RPG elements, and ''MagicTheGathering Online'' ''VideoGame/MagicTheGatheringOnline'' is a straight port of the CollectibleCardGame where the only "Massive Multiplayer Online" part is the lobby where you connect with other players. Massively Multiplayer [=RPG=]s are the most common, so common in fact, [[YouKeepUsingThatWord most people actually don't realize that the first three letters of the term "MMORPG" refer to "Massively Multiplayer Online"]] and that there ''can'' very easily be such a thing as an MMOG that is ''NOT'' an RPG. Nowadays, if you refer to a game as an MMOG, the first thing people will think about is this.

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* ''WebComic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'' [[https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/gamification jokes]] that [=MMORPGs=] were invented as an inversion of the concept of "gamifying work" into "workifying games".
--> "In the future, you'll pay to chop wood, but it's not real wood."

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* ''Glory'' in ''Literature/TheKingsAvatar'': unlike other ficitional examples, this game has become a premiere title for UsefulNotes/ProfessionalGaming such that there's a dedicated [=eSports=] league for it in mainland China. The story begins in the midst of its eighth season, of which the ExperiencedProtagonist has won three consecutive championships in the league's first three years. [[spoiler:Some time after Season 10, the developers of ''Glory'' begin holding the world championships, of which the protagonist is invited to captain the Chinese national team]].


* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' was the focus of the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode "Make Love, Not Warcraft", as the boys tried to deal with an overpowered "griefer" who kept killing everyone else's characters and threatened to bring about the end of the world... of Warcraft. Cites "HelloKitty Island Adventure" as a major rival to [=WoW=].

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* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' was the focus of the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode "Make Love, Not Warcraft", as the boys tried to deal with an overpowered "griefer" who kept killing everyone else's characters and threatened to bring about the end of the world... of Warcraft. Cites "HelloKitty "Franchise/HelloKitty Island Adventure" as a major rival to [=WoW=].



* Bart dominated ''Earthland Realms'' on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', which was basically a bloodthirsty (bloodthirstier?) [[HeroicFantasy Medieval Fantasy]] version of Springfield. At one point, Marge, being the loving mother she was, bought him some items in the form of a HelloKitty expansion pack.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Bart dominated ''Earthland Realms'' on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Realms'', which was basically a bloodthirsty (bloodthirstier?) [[HeroicFantasy Medieval Fantasy]] version of Springfield. At one point, Marge, being the loving mother she was, bought him some items in the form of a HelloKitty Franchise/HelloKitty expansion pack.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Whirled}}''

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* ''VideoGame/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnline'' (Discontinued in 2014, revived as ''The Legend of Pirates Online''

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* ''VideoGame/NululuOnline'' (defunct)

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* ''VideoGame/MuOnline''

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* ''VideoGame/CerealSoup''

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** ''VideoGame/TheDivision2''

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** ''VideoGame/RagnarokMEternalLove'': It's mobile-based 3D reincarnation.

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* ''Literature/MagisterusBadTrip'' has Money (Game) Master, with a number of players estimated as ranging from 5-200 million. It is considered SeriousBusiness, with the in-game economy having significant influence over the real economy. However, it lacks many game conventions such as quests or a level up system. [[spoiler:This is because (unknown to most) it was never intended to be a game, but is actually a simulation of the real world.]]


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* ''Manhwa/{{Yureka}}'' Has Lost Saga and mentions of two "earlier" games.



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* ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' has a MMORPG called [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft World of War]][[VideoGame/EverQuest quest]]. It's a very-thinly disguised ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', which author [[JustForFun/OneOfUs Bill Amend plays]]. For example, one series of strips revolved around Jason's efforts to get the "Kingsquisher" title; in World of Warcraft, you earn the title "Kingslayer" by killing the Lich King (the Expansion 2 BigBad).

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* ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'':
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has a MMORPG called [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft World of War]][[VideoGame/EverQuest quest]]. It's a very-thinly disguised ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', which author [[JustForFun/OneOfUs Bill Amend plays]]. For example, one series of strips revolved around Jason's efforts to get the "Kingsquisher" title; in World of Warcraft, you earn the title "Kingslayer" by killing the Lich King (the Expansion 2 BigBad).






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* The plot of ''FanFic/FriendshipIsOptimal'' involves the release of ''Equestria Online'', and later players [[BrainUploading uploading]] [[InsideAComputerSystem themselves]] to live in the virtual world.

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* The plot of ''FanFic/FriendshipIsOptimal'' ''Fanfic/FriendshipIsOptimal'' involves the release of ''Equestria Online'', and later players [[BrainUploading uploading]] [[InsideAComputerSystem themselves]] to live in the virtual world.






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* The {{Metaverse}} from the Neal Stephenson novel ''Literature/SnowCrash''.

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* The {{Metaverse}} TheMetaverse from the Neal Stephenson novel ''Literature/SnowCrash''.






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* ''Manhwa/{{Yureka}}'' Has Lost Saga and mentions of two "earlier" games.

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* ''Manhwa/{{Yureka}}'' Has Lost Saga and mentions In ''Videogame/StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime'', [[spoiler:the plot twist is the universe is an MMORPG for higher dimensional beings]].
* ''VideoGame/MegaManStarForce'' has the ever popular Burger Quest.
* The aforementioned ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarOnline2'' also has an ''in-story'' version
of two "earlier" games.
''Phantasy Star Online 2'', which coexists with the universe the game itself is set in. [[MindScrew Try to wrap your head around that one.]]



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* In ''Videogame/StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime'', [[spoiler:the plot twist is the universe is an MMORPG for higher dimensional beings]].
* ''VideoGame/MegaManStarForce'' has the ever popular Burger Quest.
* The aforementioned ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarOnline2'' also has an ''in-story'' version of ''Phantasy Star Online 2'', which coexists with the universe the game itself is set in. [[MindScrew Try to wrap your head around that one.]]

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* In ''Videogame/StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime'', [[spoiler:the plot twist is ''VisualNovel/REAlistair'' begins in the universe is an MMORPG for higher dimensional beings]].
* ''VideoGame/MegaManStarForce'' has
fictional MMO Rivenwell Online, and the ever popular Burger Quest.
* The aforementioned ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarOnline2'' also has
story begins due to an ''in-story'' version of ''Phantasy Star Online 2'', which coexists with in-game incident. [[spoiler: All three [[DatingSim dateable boys]] play the universe the game itself is set in. [[MindScrew Try to wrap your head around that one.]]
same MMO.]]



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* ''VisualNovel/REAlistair'' begins in the fictional MMO Rivenwell Online, and the story begins due to an in-game incident. [[spoiler: All three [[DatingSim dateable boys]] play the same MMO.]]

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* ''VisualNovel/REAlistair'' begins in the fictional MMO Rivenwell Online, and the story begins due to an in-game incident. [[spoiler: All three [[DatingSim dateable boys]] play the same MMO.]]

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* The entire series ''WebVideo/TheGuild'' is about a group of MMO gamers playing an unnamed ''World of Warcraft'' clone. Except they're rarely shown ''playing'' it...
** A recent episode reveals the game they've been referring to as "the game" is actually titled ''The Game''.
* ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'' has ''Horizon'', in which most of the action happens.



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* The entire series ''WebVideo/TheGuild'' is about a group of MMO gamers playing an unnamed ''World of Warcraft'' clone. Except they're rarely shown ''playing'' it... A recent episode reveals the game they've been referring to as "the game" is actually titled ''The Game''.
* ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'' has ''Horizon'', in which most of the action happens.
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