Are you a serious gamer? Do you already know what an MMORPG is? If so, you probably spend a lot of your time playing games on your computer. You may even have an entire system set up with a large monitor, great speakers, and a gaming keyboard and mouse. But what happens if you have to travel, move, or visit family? You can take your game with you! Here are five tips for playing games online no matter where life takes you.

Use a Laptop

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The easiest way to make sure you can play your game wherever you are is to have it installed on a laptop. You can easily take the laptop with you and have your game set up and ready to go. Simply log in from wherever you are and you’re on. Laptops and Tablet computers are quickly becoming the norm for mobile gaming and there is no telling what the future holds with that respect.

Hook up WiFi

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Of course, even with a laptop or tablet, you still need an Internet connection to log onto the virtual world of gaming. If you add a WiFi connection to your laptop, you can play from anywhere there’s WiFi service, including Internet cafes, coffee shops, libraries, and homes that have WiFi connections. Our society has rapidly adapted to WiFi and many places offer free connection. This is an excellent service because it allows you to connect your mobile device to the internet without racking up any costs towards your data plans.

Connect with 4G

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WiFi is great for playing at your destinations, but what about when you’re on the road? If you’re not the driver, you can play during the journey by using a 4G internet connection. Hook up your laptop or tablet to the 4G connection and you can log on and play your game from the car. This will make the journey quicker and easier for you. Visit sites like www.clear-internet.com to find fast 4g internet services.

Use Wireless Equipment

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Now that your laptop is set to play your game from wherever you are, it’s time to add your gadgets. By purchasing a good wireless game set, you can have your favorite game keyboard and mouse with you at all times. Add a great pair of wireless headphones and you’re set to go. Enjoy the sights and sounds of your game from wherever you are. This will make you feel like you are playing your game in the comfort of your own home no matter where you are.

Use Your Smartphone 


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If you can get all of this great equipment to set yourself up to play your game from anywhere, great. But what if you can’t? Are you willing to give up some things in order to play your game wherever life takes you? It is possible to log on to your game from a smartphone. With today’s technology, they’re almost replacing laptops. So the question is, can you deal with playing on a small smartphone screen without all of your gaming equipment?

Life will constantly change on you and you’ll have to make adjustments. If you enjoy playing your game and are serious about continuing to play it no matter where you go, you’ll have to adapt as life takes you on different paths. Start by implementing these five tips for playing games online no matter where life takes you.

About the Author: DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. He is an avid gadget geek who spends most his time writing on anything tech related. In his spare time he likes to travel, play soccer, and watch movies. You can follow him on twitter @MillerHeWrote