Placing Value on Community Co-creations: A Study of a Video Game 'Modding' Community

  title={Placing Value on Community Co-creations: A Study of a Video Game 'Modding' Community},
  author={Lev Poretski and Ofer Arazy},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing},
  • Lev PoretskiOfer Arazy
  • Published 25 February 2017
  • Business
  • Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
Firms developing software -- and in particular, video game producers - seek to leverage the community of users/developers in enhancing product offering and increasing sales. Despite the practical importance of this phenomena, to date little research has investigated the actual value such communities add aside from few qualitative case studies of successful synergies between commercial enterprises and open-source communities. The objective of this study is to try and quantitatively assess the… 

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