Exploring the Effects of Time Pressure on Screen-Cheating Behaviour: Insights and Design Potentials

Moritz Kubesch, Michael Lankes, Bernhard Maurer

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Abstract

The phenomenon of screen-cheating primarily takes place in co-located split-screen games. It gives players a easy way of gaining advantage over others. To explore how screen-cheating can be prevented through game design (i.e., adjusting time pressure) we created a game prototype that covers two different genres (i.e., real-time strategy and Jump'n'Run) in separate game modes. In order to find out how time pressure influences the screen-cheating behavior of players in the real-time strategy part, we conducted a pilot study with 20 participants. We chose this part, as the players can gain an information advantage through screen-cheating for the second part of the game. Through questionnaires and observations we found out that the amount players engage in screen-cheating significantly decreases when players are under more time pressure. We report on our study findings and reflect on various side effects of screen-cheating that could be used for game design.
OriginalspracheEnglisch
TitelCHI PLAY 2019 - Extended Abstracts of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play
Herausgeber (Verlag)ACM Press
Seiten459-465
Seitenumfang7
ISBN (elektronisch)9781450368711
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-6871-1
DOIs
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 17 Okt. 2019
VeranstaltungCHI PLAY '19: Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play - Barcelona, Spanien
Dauer: 22 Okt. 201922 Okt. 2019

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NameCHI PLAY 2019 - Extended Abstracts of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play

Konferenz

KonferenzCHI PLAY '19: Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play
Land/GebietSpanien
OrtBarcelona
Zeitraum22.10.201922.10.2019

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