"The Collecting Itself Feels Good": Towards Collection Interfaces for Digital Game Objects

@article{Toups2016TheCI,
  title={"The Collecting Itself Feels Good": Towards Collection Interfaces for Digital Game Objects},
  author={Z. Toups and Nicole Crenshaw and Rina R. Wehbe and G. F. Tondello and L. Nacke},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play},
  year={2016}
}
Digital games offer a variety of collectible objects. We investigate players' collecting behaviors in digital games to determine what digital game objects players enjoyed collecting and why they valued these objects. Using this information, we seek to inform the design of future digital game object collection interfaces. We discuss the types of objects that players prefer, the reasons that players value digital game objects, and how collection behaviors may guide play. Through our findings, we… Expand

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