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International Journal of Computer Games Technology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 969785, 13 pages
Research Article

Building Community and Collaboration Applications for MMOGs

Computer Technology Institute & Press “Diophantus” and Computer Engineering & Informatics Department, University of Patras, N. Kazantzaki, Panepistimioupoli, 26504 Rion, Greece

Received 20 March 2012; Accepted 13 July 2012

Academic Editor: Mark Green

Copyright © 2012 George Adam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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