Online gaming has become very popular these days and out of the numerous games that can be played online, role playing games in which the player enters the game as a character inside the game and performs all the functions required by the settings of the game have become tremendously popular. These games are played by thousands of players from across the world. This is why they are called MMORPG or Massively Multiplayer Role Playing Games. These games have a storyline and the character play according to set rules and regulations. These games develop as time passes and a player learns new skills and advances to new levels only if he puts in long hours of play and performs the duties assigned to him as a character in the game.These ‘role playing games’ give liberty to players to either forge alliances with other players or fight with them to assert supremacy. These games are most often fantasy or sci-fi based games which consist of a great storyline. Players get points for the damage they cause to other players and also for their own health. These points keep on accumulating and help them to advance to higher levels. Players also need to gather valuable items which get them points. These points earn the players new and superior skills and better ammunition to defeat the enemies and move to net levels. Most of the RPG games are real time based and some are turn based where a player gets a turn to attack and then has to wait until his adversary has made his move. Players also have an occupation and have to earn by helping others.Other type of RPG is the action or sci-fi where the setting is altogether different and the player is given charge of a space ship and he has to conquer new territories to assert his supremacy. These games are full of violence and the players have to attack and kill other players to move ahead in the game. These games are so designed that a player has to invest his time to be able to move ahead in the game as they are real time games and many find them boring but there is no dearth of gamers around the world who are addicted to these games. The amazing popularity of role playing games proves that people find them interesting and tend to play these games for long hours.