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    • ABOVE WATER: An Educational Game for Anxiety 

      Wehbe, Rina Renee; Watson, Diane K.; Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Ganaba, Marim; Stocco, Melissa; Lee, Alvin; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-10-16)
      We present Above Water - a digital/physical hybrid game to inform people about the available strategies to cope with two types of Anxiety Disorders - Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. The game teaches players ...
    • ABOVE WATER: Extending the Play Space for Health 

      Wehbe, Rina Renee; Watson, Diane K.; Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-11-06)
      ABOVE WATER is a game that disseminates information about Clinical Anxiety Disorders, particularly Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. This game focuses on teaching players about treatments as well as providing ...
    • ABOVE WATER: Extending the Play Space for Health 

      Wehbe, Rina Renee; Watson, Diane K.; Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-11-06)
      ABOVE WATER is a game that disseminates information about Clinical Anxiety Disorders, particularly Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. This game focuses on teaching players about treatments as well as providing ...
    • CHI PLAYGUE: A Mobile Conference Networking Game 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Wehbe, Rina Renee; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-11-06)
      Modern professional networking relies on social media. To take advantage of this fact, we present CHI PLAYGUE, a conference game designed to facilitate interaction among strangers and encourage social networking to create ...
    • "The Collecting Itself Feels Good": Towards Collection Interfaces for Digital Game Objects 

      Toups, Zachary; Crenshaw, Nicole K.; Wehbe, Rina Renee; Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-10-16)
      Digital games offer a variety of collectible objects. We investigate players' collecting behaviors in digital games to determine what digital game objects players enjoyed collecting and why they valued these objects. Using ...
    • A Framework and Taxonomy of Videogame Playing Preferences 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Wehbe, Rina Renee; Orji, Rita; Ribeiro, Giovanni; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2017-10-15)
      Player preferences for different gaming styles or game elements has been a topic of interest in human-computer interaction for over a decade. However, current models suggested by the extant literature are generally based ...
    • The Gamification User Types Hexad Scale 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Wehbe, Rina Renee; Diamond, Lisa; Busch, Marc; Marczewski, Andrzej; Nacke, Lennart (ACM, 2016-10-16)
      Several studies have indicated the need for personalizing gamified systems to users' personalities. However, mapping user personality onto design elements is difficult. Hexad is a gamification user types model that attempts ...
    • Investigating the Impact of Cooperative Communication Mechanics on Player Performance in Portal 2 

      Vaddi, Deepika; Toups, Zachary; Dolgov, Igor; Wehbe, Rina Renee; Nacke, Lennart (Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society, 2016-06)
      Cooperative communication mechanics, such as avatar gestures or in-game visual pointers, enable player collaboration directly through gameplay. We currently lack a deeper understanding of how players use cooperative ...
    • Towards a Trait Model of Video Game Preferences 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Valtchanov, Deltcho; Reetz, Adrian; Wehbe, Rina Renee; Orji, Rita; Nacke, Lennart (Taylor & Francis, 2018-04-19)
      Typologies for understanding players’ preferences toward different gameplay styles have gained popularity in research. However, attempts to model players’ preferences are based on type models instead of trait models, ...
    • Towards Understanding the Importance of Co-Located Gameplay 

      Wehbe, Rina Renee; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2015-10-05)
      Analyzing the social con¬text present in a gameplay environment and its effect on player experience can provide insights informing the design and social value of games. We investigate the influence of social condition ...

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