The concept of video game etiquette is foreign to many people, including a disgraceful number of frequent gamers. The combination of anonymity and role-playing in online games can lead people to be dicks in all sorts of obnoxious ways, making a fun activity distinctly less fun for everyone. Watch this video to learn about proper online gaming etiquette in the context of Call of Duty Black Ops. These lessons extend to most games, however, and practicing them will results in people liking to pl...
Killzone 3 is the biggest shooter to hit the PS3 in quite some time, and one of it's few awesome unique IPs. This video will teach you how to not be a n00b in this awesome game while using the Marksman (hint: spawn trapping), Infiltrator (stabby stab), Engineer (helps Marksman with ammo for more spawntrapping), Medic (revives Marksman for more spawntrapping), Tactician (spawn-point seizing) classes. Spawn
It's time to boldly go where no man has gone before! This video walks you through the first few minutes of Star Trek Online, including how to customize both your character and ship, and a quick rundown on hand to hand combat in the game.
Fighting in space is one of the aspects of Star Trek Online, and how you fight will depend on what strategy and tactics you employ. This tutorial goes over a few options and tricks to help you fight your best as a ship.
Space combat is one of the major aspects of Star Trek Online. This video walks you through one of the introductory missions of the game, and shows you how to use your ship to fight, pick up passengers and even fight the Borg!
Mining is one of the best ways to earn resources when you play EVE Online. This tutorial includes everything you need to know in order to profit from mining - all you need is a ship and a mining laser!
Time to get started playing League of Legends! This recently released game is a completely free to play multiplayer online battle area game. Play a powerful summoner and pit your chosen champion against your oppnents and defend your tower! Here's an easy guide to getting started playing League of Legends.
Kits are something your character might come across while playing Star Trek Online - special items which will augment or improve your character's specific skill set. This short video explains what kits do and how you find and use them.
If you want to tool around in the user interface of Star Trek Online and modify your client, this video shows you how. Do note that Cryptic doesn't support modding, and it could break your system. But if you want to alter the mouse pointer or your camera point of view, here's how!
Don't be just another red shirt! Here's a detailed tutorial showing you how to engage in ground combat when exploring a planet. Make sure you've equipped the right weapons and know how to use their expose and exploit functions!
Know what's out there! You can send out probes to explore the area surrounding your ship. This tutorial shows you how to send out five probes and manipulate them in order to quickly and easily scan the local territory.
Start playing one of the most popular browser based science fiction games DarkOrbit! This tutorial gets you started, showing you how to create an account and choose your faction (Mars, Venus or Earth). Then the basic system is demonstrated, so you can start exploring space!
This tutorial shows you how to download and use old roll playing games like those from an NES OR SNES to learn languages online. Make sure to watch the second video or you won't get very far.
Here is a beginner's guide to getting going on this highly addictive online word game, WordSteal. Watch the first video for registering and logging in, the second for creating a game, and the third for joining a game.
In Star Trek Online, not only do you play an individual character, you can also play your own ship while on space missions! And just as the characters are customizable, so are the ships! This tutorial shows you how to customize your ship to get it just the way you want it.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play the game, Borderlands online with Hamachi private network. Users will need to first download the Hamachi private network. Then open Control Panel, and select Network and Sharing Center. Under Tasks, click on Manage Network Connections. Click on the Advanced menu and click on Advanced Settings. Move the Hamachi network up and click OK. Now open the Hamachi and create a new network or create on. Type in the network ID and password. This video wi...
With the convenience of internet poker games, everyone wants to play Texas Hold'em online. If you know the rules and good strategy you will have the advantage. The rules of an online Texas Hold'em tournament differ from game to game. Learn the basic structure of most online Texas Hold'em tournaments with this how to video. This lesson is a must have for anyone who wants to start playing Texas Hold'em poker tournaments online. You'll be a pro in no time with this Texas Hold'em tutorial.
Add another web game to your list of what to do on a bored evening... Bejeweled Blitz! In this video, learn how to play Bejeweled Blitz on the web for free. To play this online game, go here.
Crafting is someting you can do in Star Trek Online after you complete the Scientific Mandate mission at level 4. Once you do, you'll gain the ability to craft items. This tutorial shows you what to do once you acquire this ability.
This video explains one of the newer features of Star Trek Online and how to use it - the Accolade System. Also covered are the mechanics behind your ship's shields, and how to use that math to your character's advantage.
Need to find a good agent for your character when playing EVE Online? Starting from docking your ship in the station, this tutorial shows you how to find the best agent possible to help out your character in the game.
In this how to video, you will learn how to play Borderlands LAN online using Tunngle. You will need Borderlands and Tunngle in order to do this. First, open Tunngle and then log in to Borderlands. Go to LAN game and select your character. From here, join a game. You are now ready to play. If your friend is not showing up, press E to refresh the list and make sure the port 11155 is being forwarded by the host. To get the in game mic to work, you must go to online game and make sure you log in...
A basic instructional video for beginning players of Dungeons and Dragons Online Stormreach. Covers the usage of various magical weaons.
If you're interested in playing multiplayer Minecraft, check out this video to learn how to set up your own server. Download Logmein Hamachi, watch the video and follow all of the instructions and you'll be playing in no time.
So you've created your first account and designed your first avatar. Now it's time to actually play the game! This video tutorial shows you all the basics when it comes to moving, acting and interacting with your environment when playing the science fiction MMO Entropia Universe.
Watch this video to learn the playing principles of poker including how to use tips about starting hands, coming to the flop, and positioning. Every hand and round of betting faces decisions. This how to video offers some tips for making good decisions in a game of poker.
Lost you playing caerds? Have no fear. If you're reading this chances are you have Internet access, which is all you need to play Spider solataire online. See how quickly you can make your cards disappear. Follow these steps for a fun, yet challenging, solitaire computer game.
Quickly turn a profit during a combat mission by ratting - killing NPC enemies who spawn in asteroid belts. The difficulty of rats depends on how secure your system is - the lower security, the harder the rats are to kill. This tutorial shows you the best way, as a new player, to earn money by ratting.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use Plotbot, a web application for writing and collaborating on screenplays. For all the details, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using Plotbot yourself, watch this home-computing how-to from the folks at popSiren.
Want to take your playlists with you wherever you go? Or share awesome music with your friends? You can use a free software download called SonicSwap which will let you build a YouTube clone of your favorite playlists which you can access anytime.
Weapon grouping has become available in the Quantum Rise expansion for EVE Online. This allows you to load ammunition for up to three separate weapons at a time - useful in a dogfight! This tutorial shows you how to group your weapons to take advantage of this new feature.
Raise the Jolly Roger and set sail on the high seas! Seafight is a free to play, browser based game in which you assume the role of a pirate and sail about the world, killing monsters and collecting plunder. This video shows you how to start playing!
In this clip, you'll learn how to play Blizzard's popular real-time strategy game, Warcraft III, on Garena. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
The last presidential debate of 2012 is over between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Governor Mitt Romney. Now it's up to you to choose your candidate by election day on November 6th, 2012, and more importantly—VOTE!
It turns out you CAN have your character in Star Trek Online take a seat in the captain's chair. If you stand on the chair, you can then use an emote in the chat box to have your captain take his seat, just like Picard or Kirk!
Learn how to play pocket pairs in an online Texas Hold'em tournament. Strengthen your poker skills and build your bankroll with this video demonstration.
On Tuesday night, at 9 p.m. EST, President Barack Obama delivered his second State of the Union Address before a Joint Session of Congress in the Chamber of the United States House of Representatives.
Guerrilla Games' Killzone 3 (PS3) opened strong in its first week, topping the charts as the best-selling game worldwide, as well as in the Americas, beating out Bulletstorm (Xbox 360) and powerhouses like Wii Sports (Wii) and Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360). In its second week, it fell two spots worldwide, but kept its first place title in the Americas. BioWare's Dragon Age 2 is expected to dethrone it in its third week, but that doesn't mean Killzone 3 isn't a badass game to get your han...
It's 1976. The hottest arcade game on the market is Blockade (or Blokade), an 8-bit maze game for 2 players. You and your opponent must move your characters around the screen in 90-degree angles, leaving a solid line behind them. Whoever runs into one of the solid lines first, loses. But soon you'll be able to play this fascinating game from the comfort of your own home—
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