A system for providing status indication of a player in an online multiplayer game
Original Publication Date: 2006-Jul-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2006-Jul-31
In a system described herein, real-world information, from a webcam or other such video device, can be used to provide information associated with a physical status of a player in a massively multiplayer online game (MMO) in an integrated manner. This information can take the form of a video image displayed such that it can be monitored by other players. Preferably, facial recognition is applied to the video image.