7 Digital Tips To Help New Online Players

If you are a new online player, you are in the right place. This article will provide you some of the essential tips for beginners.


With numerous games that are competitive in nature, some players in the online gaming community tend to forget the main goal of playing online games that is to enjoy and have fun. Always remember that the point of games is to have new experiences and try new things without suffering from defeat or pain. Games are for entertainment and they are not supposed to add stress and frustration to you. So as a new online player, it is important to keep in mind that it is important to enjoy and have fun whether you are losing or winning.

Choose Your Game

Usually, when people hear the word ‘online gaming’, they always perceive it as those first person shooters like call of duty and Fortnite or also massively multiplayer online role playing games such as Elder scrolls Online and World of Warcraft or wow shadowlands services. While these games are the popular ones online, there are several more types of games that you can choose. Some of these games include board games, puzzle solving games and familiar card games. Your preference should not dictate what the majority is playing. Instead, you should feel free on choosing the right types of games for you. 

Get Yourself Ready

Before playing any game, or whatever game it is that you want to play, it is not ideal to jump right away and start playing. You should do your research first and at least know something about the game before playing it. You can use some of the resources available online such as the basic story, the basic gameplay, and even the technical problems that you need to avoid. There are also other forum groups online that you can join so you can make some friends who will support and guide you.

Start Slow, Learn the Ropes

While the learning curve will depend on the games that you are playing, generally, there are certain levels of players proficiency on any online game. As a rule of thumb, less experienced gamers should stick to beginner and tutorial levels while hardcore gamers will want to seek games or levels that are more challenging and tougher. So as a newcomer in the online gaming community, it is advisable to match your experience and skills with the levels of the game. Everything takes time so keep on playing until you master it.

Utilize Controls

The online gaming world is just like the real world, there will be some challenges that you will encounter along the way. There will be other players who will show you toxic behavior. These people can derive a semblance of joy by zapping some of ye joy out of your life. So to keep yourself from any negativity, make sure to avoid these people. The good thing is most online games have set of tools that you can use to block and report toxic behavior and naming the individuals responsible for it. Make sure to use these controls when necessary.

Don’t Overspend

It is not also advisable to overspend money on purchasing some items when playing a particular game. Nowadays, there are several online games that have a feature that players considered as pay to win. While buying items on games can certainly make you competitive and advance easily on the game, it is not ideal to overspend. Make sure to set a limit when buying. Some players get addicted on spending their money just to buy some items on the game. Always keep in mind that when playing mobile games for entertainment, it should not compromise your money.

Practice Security

One of the things that gamers overlook when playing online games is security. Playing online games should not put your security and personal details at risk. So make sure to use strong passwords, never share your password, never share personal information with strangers in game and be careful which email account you use for your account. It is important to always practice common sense security measures when setting up on any games.

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James Scott is a general news and feature writer of Untitled Magazine. Prior joining the company, he previously worked as a senior writer in different publishing companies in New York.