Unmonitered cam chats
The CB Simulator is considered today as being the first real-time online chat room, and primarily grew because of an opportunity they saw in younger users.
This company (like MUD) also saw the attraction and opportunity in creating gaming with the new idea of Internet chat, and integrated the two together in their creation of Play NET.
These 'walls' became a place that you could have open conversations of any sort, and topics of discussion such as online gaming and books reviews were created.
Today, there are thousands of IRC networks used daily.
MUDs had a combination of role-playing games, hack and slash, player vs.