06106399 is referenced by 85 patents.
The present invention relates to the use of client and server software communicating with each other via the internet to create and maintain a multi-user role-playing game. The virtual world of the game is presented to each user by means of text and dimensional audio. The virtual world of the game is infinitely expandable and updateable, and the software reacts to user inputs to make the virtual world change according to user actions. New users may join an in-progress game at any time.