The Open University ’ s repository of research publications and other research outputs What characteristics of the gamers ’ profile should be taken into account in player-centred game design ? Conference Item

  • Christothea HERODOTOUa, Maria KAMBOURIb, Niall WINTERSc
  • Published 2016


In this paper, we introduce the theory of trait Emotional Intelligence (‘trait EI’) as a personality theory that could assist in exemplifying the gamers’ profile and contribute to the design of player-center game experiences. Data from two studies (a game-specific and a game-general one) led to a number of playercentered playability principles that could… (More)


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