Social game studies at CHI 2011

  title={Social game studies at CHI 2011},
  author={Ben Kirman and Staffan Bj{\"o}rk and Sebastian Deterding and Janne Paavilainen and Valentina Rao},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
"Social games", defined as games played and distributed on Social Networks, have become a digital gaming phenomenon. The most popular games boast tens of millions of users each month, employing simple mechanics to reach a vast new audience that was apparently under-served by traditional digital games. Their enormous success raises important academic questions about game design, interface design, psychology and the social power of online networks. Social Game Studies at CHI 2011 is a one-day… CONTINUE READING
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