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FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Using conflict theory to model complex societal interactions
Conflict theory can be used to explain the interactions between societies during times of turmoil and change (i.e. revolutions, strikes or everyday debates). Games have been produ...
Ben Medler, Joe Fitzgerald, Brian Magerko
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Experience in the design and development of a game based on head-tracking input
Tracking technologies, such as eye and head-tracking, provide novel techniques for interacting with video games. For instance, players can shoot with their eyes in a first person ...
Jeffrey Yim, Eric Qiu, T. C. Nicholas Graham
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
A framework for games literacy and understanding games
Based on research that studied the challenges and difficulties faced by students taking games studies and game design courses, we propose that, while many students enrolled in gam...
José Pablo Zagal
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Interactive accounting simulation environment for accounting education and training
In contrast to traditional teaching-and-learning environments whereby the teacher controls the learning (e.g., teacher-centered), video games present a learner-centered approach t...
Andrew Milner, Andrew Hogue, Bill Kapralos, John F...
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Construction of cybertypes in Lineage II: an analysis of game interfaces and support documentation
This paper discusses social exclusion by analyzing the avatar creation interface of the massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) Lineage II. We use a previously deve...
Victoria McArthur, Tyler M. Pace, Aaron R. Houssia...
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Exaggerated head motions for game viewpoint control
In this paper, we present an evaluation of exaggerated headcoupled camera motions in a game-like 3D object movement. Three exaggeration levels were compared to determine if the ex...
Robert J. Teather, Wolfgang Stürzlinger
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Integrating cumulative context into computer games
In this paper, we describe a cumulative context computer game, where accumulated contextual information of the players activity levels, obtained through mobile sensors, is used to...
Kevin G. Stanley, David Pinelle, Alan Bandurka, Da...
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Using genres to customize usability evaluations of video games
Video games are varied, with vastly different visual layouts and interaction styles; however, most games that share a common genre still have many user interface similarities. The...
David Pinelle, Nelson Wong, Tadeusz Stach
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
A low-cost infrastructure for tabletop games
Tabletop games provide an intimate gaming experience where groups of friends can interact in a shared space using shared physical props. Digital tabletop games show great promise ...
Christopher Wolfe, J. David Smith, T. C. Nicholas ...
FPLAY
2008
10 years 1 months ago
Lessons from Brain Age on password memorability
User authentication involves establishing a user's right to access a system. Most user authentication is done with text passwords, which have advantages over other approaches...
Alain Forget, Sonia Chiasson, Robert Biddle
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