Superjammers motivations and experiences of exceptional game jammers in Finland

Annakaisa Kultima*

*Tämän työn vastaava kirjoittaja

Tutkimustuotos: Artikkeli kirjassa/konferenssijulkaisussaConference contributionScientificvertaisarvioitu

Abstrakti

In this paper, we present the findings of a study on the motivations and experiences of exceptional game jam participants in Finland. These “superjammers” have had experience on jamming at over 20 game jam events online or with physical locations, such as Global Game Jam and Ludum Dare. The jammers in this study reported how game jams have been important platforms of learning for them: they have not only learned technical skills, but also reported improvements in their workflows and various specific issues. From the initial curiosity towards game jams as a challenge, these jammers have later discovered multiple benefits of the events ranging from general enjoyment of creating games to social factors and keeping up their competences as game developers. In this paper, the notion of “superjammers” as a short for exceptional game jam participants is further explored and the lessons of the study is used for planning the next steps of the research into exceptionality in game jam participation.

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
OtsikkoICGJ 2019 Proceedings - International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events
KustantajaACM
ISBN (elektroninen)9781450362054
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - 17 maaliskuuta 2019
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA4 Artikkeli konferenssijulkaisuussa
TapahtumaInternational Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events - San Francisco, Yhdysvallat
Kesto: 17 maaliskuuta 201917 maaliskuuta 2019
http://icgj19.gameconf.org/

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events
LyhennettäICGJ
MaaYhdysvallat
KaupunkiSan Francisco
Ajanjakso17/03/201917/03/2019
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    Kultima, A. (2019). Superjammers motivations and experiences of exceptional game jammers in Finland. teoksessa ICGJ 2019 Proceedings - International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events [3316295] ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3316287.3316295