Visiting Graduate Student, NPCs and 3D Modeling
Maria is a Media Informatics Master's student from Ulm University, Germany. Besides her studies, she is interested in researching the effects of non-player character design on players, especially those of villains and antagonists. As a visiting student, her goal is to develop her skills by working with experienced researchers.
Katja Rogers, Maria Aufheimer, Michael Weber, and Lennart Nacke. 2018. Exploring the Role of Non-Player Characters and Gender in Player Identification. .
Katja Rogers, Maria Aufheimer, Michael Weber, and Lennart Nacke. 2018. Towards the Visual Design of Non-Player Characters for Narrative Roles. .
Maria Aufheimer, Johannes Bonenberger, David Klein, Imin Kurashvili, and Katja Rogers. 2016. Bool the Miner: Relying on Ghost Companions to Solve Boolean Equations. .