Share Paper: Investigating Game Player's Flow Experiences: The Case of First Time Guitar Hero Players

  1. Tugba Kamali, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  2. Okan Arslan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  3. K├╝rsat Cagiltay, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Wednesday, June 25 10:00-10:30 AM B3109

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the perception of first time guitar hero players about their flow states while playing the game. For this reason, a study with two stages was conducted. In the first stage there were ten participants and interviews were conducted with them. In order to prevent novelty effect, the second stage of the study was done with the ones who indicated that they experienced flow in the first phase. The number of the participants for the second phase was seven. The study results revealed that majority of the participants experienced flow while playing guitar ...