Mobile Collocated Gaming

  title={Mobile Collocated Gaming},
  author={Xun Zhang and Xinning Gui and Yubo Kou and Yukun Li},
  journal={Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction},
  pages={1 - 24}
  • Xun Zhang, Xinning Gui, +1 author Yukun Li
  • Published 14 October 2020
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction
Many mobile games are designed to be placeless, so that mobile device owners could play anytime, anywhere. But does such design erase the sense of place in mobile gaming? To investigate the spatiality of mobile gaming, we conducted an ethnographic study of mobile gaming in a Chinese university. We found mobile gaming as a form of collocated interaction, where participants collectively created meanings around distinctive places on the campus including dormitory, classroom, and laboratory, and… Expand

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