Conference Proceedings

Paradigms of games research in HCI: a review of 10 years of research at CHI

M Carter, J Downs, B Nansen, M Harrop, MR GIBBS, LE Nacke, TCN Graham

Proceedings of the first ACM SIGCHI annual symposium on Computer-human interaction in play - CHI PLAY '14 | ACM | Published : 2014

Abstract

In this paper we argue that games and play research in the field of Human-Computer Interaction can usefully be understood as existing within 4 distinct research paradigms. We provide our rationale for developing these paradigms and discuss their significance in the context of the inaugural CHI Play conference.