Player Character Engagement in Computer Games

Petri Lankoski

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Abstract

This article argues how players can control a player character influence interpretation and facilitate engagement within a game. Engagement with player characters can be goal-related or empathic, wher
Original languageEnglish
JournalGAMES AND CULTURE: A JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE MEDIA
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • empathy
  • engagement
  • game characters
  • goals
  • player character

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