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 (ed.), TCN Graham (ed.)

CHI PLAY 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play | ACM | Published : 2014


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.