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Meaningful Play 2018 at Michigan State University

Paper Information

TitlePlaying Incremental Games at Work As Relief? Maybe Not
Presenter(s)Yu-Hao Lee
SessionGaming in Context
TimeFriday, October 12, 1:00p-2:00p
LocationLake Ontario
FormatPaper Presentation
DescriptionIncremental game is a popular genre of games characterized by incremental progress incrementally with or without player input. Incremental games are often thought of as the perfect games to play at work since it does not interrupt work. Using an online survey of 466 incremental game players, this study seeks to examine to what extent does work-related stress predict incremental game playing behavior during work and outside of work. Moreover, does playing incremental games during work facilitate recovery from work-related stress?
Top Paper AwardThis paper was selected by the program committee as a Meaningful Play 2018 Top Paper.

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