The primary use of a chat room is to share information via text with a group of other users.
Also if you happen to die, you can go through the same portal again facing the least number of enemies and easily regaining the souls before you enter the boss fight.
The users in a particular chat room are generally connected via a shared interest or other similar connection, and chat rooms exist catering for a wide range of subjects.
New technology has enabled the use of file sharing and webcam to be included in some programs. The first online chat system was called Talkomatic, created by Doug Brown and David R.
This 1998 construction with a high ceiling and wooden floor has various balcony and basement areas, and is furnished with bench seats and large wooden tables.
When I visited on a Thursday evening the place was almost empty and all eleven hand pumps were off.