20131028 Techniques of Addictive Games

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Published on January 21, 2014

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Techniques of addictive video games Mr.Mean Sriwilairit 53270336

Introduction • Games are fun • People need some fun • People are addicted to it

• Quit playing games looks easy • But for players, it’s NOT

• Behind hours of fun playing, there are financial, reputation, advertisement of the games’ firms • They try to develop games • And lure more customers • Anyhow..

Introduction • Games are fun • People need some fun • People are addict to it • Some games are really fun • But some are actually NOT..

Introduction • Some games are really fun • But some are actually not.. • But people still play them • They are addicted • Let’s see how they’re addicted

Content Preview Real game component that make the game fun Additional component to set the player in their products Games are NOT games

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• Players like to know what will happen next

• Players follow the story and play in order to know it

• Players like to know what are there in different parts

• Players wonder of secrets and want to unveil them

• Players like to try new modes in the game

• And also everything the game has offered

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• Best old trick: Aim for highest score

• More trick: Aim for highest score locally or globally

• People cannot resist to have a challenge [explicit / implicit]

• Games provide achievement system to make players interest to complete them

• People repeat doing them to achieve their satisfaction

• People repeat doing them for self-betterment

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• Leveling technique is a basic gamer magnet

Level-up techniques

• People start to hit monsters, pressing buttons until level up or ranking up

• Games provide reward after players accomplish levels or tasks

• Players increase their levels to have stronger characters

• Players like to add improving characters to their real life task

• Missions, Sub-missions, Side missions, objectives, quests are keeping us worried about

There always something else that needs to be done… So, there’s always a reason to just keep playing

Skinner Box

Are some games intentionally designed to keep you compulsively playing even when you are not enjoying it?

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• Limited in everything

• Events in the game for a limited time

• People treat in-game collectibles as their valuable • Digital reward

• People press buttons repetitively to collect their coins

• Updating of games need subscription

• Some techniques are related to financial advantage • Arouse players to pay

Additional: • Effort and rewarding connection of games is clearer than in real life • Game is for mental escape • Game delivers more sense of accomplishment

“The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard. The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it's too easy.” Henry Jenkins

Summary • Games are okay • Depends on views whether it is danger or impact • Know their technique, then hook it up

Q&A

References http://www.gamesradar.com/top-7-tricks-that-makevideo-games-highly-addictive By Matt Cundy @gamesradar.com http://www.cracked.com/article_18461_5-creepy-waysvideo-games-are-trying-to-get-you-addicted.html By David Wong @cracked.com

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