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1. (WO2013118993) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING ONLINE GAME QUEST

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/118993    International Application No.:    PCT/KR2013/000732
Publication Date: Fri Aug 16 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Jan 31 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: G06Q 50/10
Applicants: NEOWIZ GAMES CORPORATION
(주)네오위즈게임즈
Inventors: LEE, Sung Je
이성제
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING ONLINE GAME QUEST
Abstract:
Provided is a technology of online game that provides a quest, in which a virtual enemy character operated by a user to deal with characters of other users is operated as a quest character in a gaming environment of an existing online game, thus providing a quest for dealing with the characters of other users and increasing not only the interest of the user performing the quest but also the interest of other users dealing with the virtual enemy character operated by said user. A method for providing an online game quest according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a step of enabling a quest providing apparatus to receive and analyze user information when a user terminal is connected to an online game; a step of determining, based on the analyzed user information, whether a user to be provided with a quest; a step of providing, if it is determined that the user is to be provided with a quest, a quest in which the user operates a virtual enemy character as a quest character in an online game environment to contend for victory with the characters of other users; a step of providing a quest character to the user upon receipt of a quest accept signal from the user terminal, receiving information about the operation of the quest character from the user terminal, and proceeding with the quest; and a step of analyzing the progress of the quest and providing compensation to a user who has performed the quest when the quest reaches a preset quest accomplishment level.