Towards understanding how to design for social play in exertion games

@article{Mueller2009TowardsUH,
  title={Towards understanding how to design for social play in exertion games},
  author={Florian Mueller and Martin R. Gibbs and Frank Vetere},
  journal={Personal and Ubiquitous Computing},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={417-424}
}
Players invest significant physical effort when playing exertion games. In addition to improving physical health, exertion games are also believed to facilitate social play amongst players. Despite these advantages, our understanding of how to design these games to successfully support social play is limited. In this paper, we present a qualitative analysis of player data from “Table Tennis for Three”, a mediated exertion game for three players, that contributes to our understanding of how the… CONTINUE READING
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