Being a full time computer geek is extremely handy while also being a gamer. One of the nifty things with many modern games is the ability to setup a dedicated server so anyone (or just friends) can play, regardless of who’s online. I don’t only use this for multiplayer though. If a game has the ability to be hosted on a dedicated server, I do it, even if I’m playing alone.
Why? Pretty simple really. Most games have 2 basic things: