The influence of an educational course on language expression and treatment of gaming addiction for massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) players

@article{Kim2013TheIO,
  title={The influence of an educational course on language expression and treatment of gaming addiction for massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) players},
  author={Pyoung Won Kim and Seoyoung C Kim and Miseon Shim and Chang-Hwan Im and Young-Min Shon},
  journal={Computers & Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={63},
  pages={208-217}
}
Addiction to Massive Multiple Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) among juveniles has become a serious problem in Korea and has led to legislation prohibiting juveniles from playing games after midnight. One key factor in gaming addiction is the so-called narrative, or story, gamers create for themselves while playing. This study investigated how a course in writing and speaking using narrative characteristics and content borrowed from the MMORPG “Dungeon & Fighter (DF)” influenced language… CONTINUE READING

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