Collaborate and Share: An Experimental Study of the Effects of Task and Reward Interdependencies in Online Games

  title={Collaborate and Share: An Experimental Study of the Effects of Task and Reward Interdependencies in Online Games},
  author={Boreum Choi and Inseong Lee and Dongseong Choi and Jinwoo Kim},
  journal={Cyberpsychology \& behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  volume={10 4},
  • Boreum Choi, Inseong Lee, Jinwoo Kim
  • Published 21 August 2007
  • Psychology
  • Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society
Today millions of players interact with one another in online games, especially massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs). These games promote interaction among players by offering interdependency features, but to date few studies have asked what interdependency design factors of MMORPGs make them fun for players, produce experiences of flow, or enhance player performance. In this study, we focused on two game design features: task and reward interdependency. We conducted a… 
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