Overview of Online Games
Kids are playing online games now more than ever. With some multi-player games
(MMOGs), thousands of kids can play online together. But some games might not be appropriate for younger children.
And in some cases, kids can compromise their safety by not following basic rules for online gaming.
Top Common Sense Media Tips for Parents
Know before they go!
Nothing in life is totally free.
Set time limits.
Have a code of conduct.
Review cyber safety rules.
MMOG /Virtual World Dictionary
Check out some of the most common terms used in online games and keep up with your kid when they ask you for the latest gameâor when theyâre texting or emailing their friends.
Avatar: A playerâs virtual representation of themselves