Share Paper: Gaming motivations and characteristics of Turkish MMOFPS players

  1. Muhterem Dindar, Anadolu University, Turkey
  2. Yavuz Akbulut, Anadolu University, Turkey
Thursday, June 26 11:15-11:35 AM B3116

Abstract: In the current study, we focused on the players of two Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooting Games (MMOFPS). The particular research aim was to examine the relationships between online gaming motivations and real life characteristics of Turkish MMOFPS players. A 12-item scale addressing online gaming motivations was adapted to Turkish. In addition, several scales accompanied the gaming motivations such as The General Self Efficacy Scale, Social Appearance Anxiety Scale, Academic Self Efficacy Scale and a background information form on demographics. The scales were announced to the players of the two MMOFPS games through the producer of the games. More ...