Researchers


Jasper van Vught

External Ph.D. Student at University of Waikato, Videogame Classification

Jasper was co-supervised by Dr. Nacke with Gareth Schott at the University of Waikato and Frans Mäyrä from University of Tampere. Jasper worked within the Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden grant project “Videogame Classification: Measuring Player Experience”. His research was focussed on the theoretical aspects of player suspense and experience together with diary studies of young video game players in New Zealand. This supported a study with New Zealand kids aged between 13 and 16 that played and evaluated R16-rated games. His Ph.D. project was directly linked to that of Raphaël. They were working closely together to continuously combine both quantitative and qualitative methods, and enhance the understanding of the player’s experience through a multi-disciplinary approach.

Publications

Year 2012


Feedback-Based Gameplay Metrics: Measuring Player Experience via Automatic Visual Analysis

Raphaël Marczak, Jasper van Vught, Gareth Schott, and Lennart E. Nacke. 2012. Feedback-Based Gameplay Metrics: Measuring Player Experience via Automatic Visual Analysis. In Proceedings of ACM IE 2012. Auckland, New Zealand. ACM, 6. doi:10.1145/2336727.2336733