Testing the technology: playing games with video conferencing

@article{Batcheller2007TestingTT,
  title={Testing the technology: playing games with video conferencing},
  author={Archer L. Batcheller and Brian Hilligoss and Kevin Kyung Nam and Emilee J. Rader and Marta Rey-Babarro and Xiaomu Zhou},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2007}
}
Video connections can establish a media space in which games may be played, just as people play games while collocated. Experiments with participants playing the game 'Mafia' indicate that people in a video condition have similar levels of satisfaction, fun, and frustration, to those that play while collocated. This finding holds for both those with prior experience using video systems and those without, suggesting it is not merely a "novelty effect." Results differ about whether there exist… Expand

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