5 Sites To Find Fun And Free Massively-Multiplayer Online Games (MMOs)

Craig Snyder 25-12-2011

massively multiplayer online gamesThough possibly the most popular, the world of MMOs spans far beyond the realms of Everquest and World of Warcraft World Of Warcraft Now Free To Play To Level 20 [Mac & Windows] World of Warcraft gets a lot of bad press, yet clearly it’s doing something right to a have a few million players worldwide. In a bold move to invigorate the aging game, attract new players... Read More . There are hundreds to thousands of well-developed and even free online games for you and all of your friends to enjoy. You’ve just got to know where to look.


It could take forever to go through each individual website of every MMO you may be interested in to check out screenshots and gameplay. However, I’m here to share five MMO directories that I’ve had plenty of luck with in narrowing doing the choices.

These directories do all the work for you and present the most enjoyable, sustainable, and free games to the user. All you’ve got to do is make the decision on which to play or download.

Free MMORPG List

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Despite the name, Free MMORPG List features much more than just massively-multiplayer online roleplaying games. It’s first on the list because it’s probably my favorite. The site features categories for free, action, strategy (or RTS), kids, simulation, sports, browser-based, and social games. The site features 28 pages of games in total with a dozen of games displayed per page. The listing of each game offers a high-quality description, screenshot, and immediate links to download and visit the game’s official website.
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If you’re specifically searching for a MMORPG, What MMORPG is the absolute best resource you’re going to find online. What MMORPG takes this MMO genre and breaks it down into subgenres of fantasy, horror, modern, space, superhero, historical, racing, and so many more.
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You can also narrow games down to their cost (free included), their play style (PvE vs. PvP), their developer, and their artistic style (2D, 3D, etc.). This is a very extensive resource. Game listing pages also include ratings of every game, contributed by players like yourself.
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F2P Games

F2P Games is 100% dedicated to bringing you MMOs that are completely free. This directory also separates free browser-based games. F2P Games also includes a very interactive and informative forum where you can go to get all the latest user-contributed F2P news.

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This directory contains a little over 100 games for you to choose from. It’s got a simple list style: not as descriptive as the rest in this list, but you can browse and choose what you want quickly.

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This directory has the benefit of having one of the better eye-pleasing designs compared to the rest. Not much sets MMO apart from the rest, but they do have specific categories for mobile and Facebook games.
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The site features MMOs in general with a slight bias towards the MMORPG genre.



The Indie Game Database is a lot different from the previous directories we’ve mentioned. This website currently features 757 games, all created by indie developers. Not all of them are free and not all of them are MMO. You will be able to narrow down your selection using their filters though.
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This directory is really cool and unique and a refreshing change from the rest. I managed to find one of my favorite indie games ever, Altitude, using this very website.

We’ve wrote before on MMO Hut, a similar directory. We’ve also whipped up a nice little article showing you three of the very best MMOs to try out. Got any more suggestions on where we can go to find these games, or fun and free MMOs in specific? Share them with us in the comments!

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  1. Daniel
    January 7, 2015 at 2:58 am

    Sadly there are almost too many hackerbots in most online games. However, its nice to see more and more skill-based games emerge like MOBAs and Wildstar.

  2. Smart Science Pro
    March 4, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    Seems to be good sites. Never known those. I only play Halo 1 Multiplayer. Now I'll play world's  best MMO games.. thanks!

  3. Shane Buffington
    February 3, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    ..and you forgot wich should be number one

  4. Robert Owens
    December 25, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    Thanks for the list, Mr. Snyder!  I'm a guy who would like to play some sort of MMO, but I'm not interested enough to pay a monthly fee.  And I'm rather tired of the basic "D&D Fantasy" motif that seems to be the standard in CRPG's and MMO's.  These sites you wrote about are very interesting and helpful in my, er... quest.

    Thank you for your very helpful article!

    • Aibek
      December 31, 2011 at 12:46 pm

      you're welcome Robert.
      Let us know about cool games you discovered once you have checked them out)

  5. Jake Russo
    December 25, 2011 at 7:28 am

    I can't believe wasn't mentioned...I'd say better than all those mentioned.  The only thing I don't like is that sometimes the reviews are out-dated; I bet that is hard to avoid with the nature of MMOs.

    • Craig Snyder
      December 25, 2011 at 10:54 am

      We've did an entire post on MMO Hut, gave them a little plug in the footer!