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Chapter 14. Fun Is Good: Upgrading for E... > Application #2: Network Gaming

Application #2: Network Gaming

Most PC games sold at retail today include a multiplayer option, which lets you play the game against a human opponent. You can play another player on the Internet (discussed next), or on your own local area network.

To play games over your home or small-office LAN, you still need to beef up your system as you would for playing single-player PC games. The difference is the network connection.


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