Pleasure in Pain: How Accumulation in Gaming Systems Produce Grief
Gamer Psychology and Behaviour, edited by Barbaros Bostan, p.41-55, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-3-319-29903-7. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-29904-4_3.
31 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2017
Date Written: 2016
This chapter applies the concepts of regulatory focus and regulatory fit into gaming structures and articulates their effects especially inside massively multiplayer games to understand the behaviour of players inside gaming structures, as well as emotional transitions associated with them.
Keywords: regulatory focus, regulatory fit, games, video games, compulsory gaming
JEL Classification: M00
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