IR11 - Göteborg
21-23 October 2010
Quest for games in SNS context
players, friends, resources
Luca Rossi - University of U...
social gaming : the new frontier
The Gathering - Norway 2009
“We create games that let you play together
with real-world friends and family using the
infrastructure built by social ne...
friends are resources
you need to fight
against them
or
you need them to
help you
competition & cooperation
1) to win is good but smashing you is better
2) ehm ehm, my dear I really need your help
hypothe...
competition:
closed groups, bounding activities
cooperation:
open groups, bridging activities
preliminar data:
start playing the game
biggest brain
pet society
preliminary data:
do you invite your friends?
preliminary data:
do add new friends (because of the
game)?
preliminary data:
sharing achievements
biggest brain pet society
- stay within the
network;
- share your
achievements;
- add new friends;
- invite your
friends;
...
+ =
coopetition
what social function for that?
thank you
email luca.rossi@uniurb.it
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Gaming in SNS context

  1. 1. IR11 - Göteborg 21-23 October 2010 Quest for games in SNS context players, friends, resources Luca Rossi - University of Urbino “Carlo Bo” ?
  2. 2. social gaming : the new frontier
  3. 3. The Gathering - Norway 2009
  4. 4. “We create games that let you play together with real-world friends and family using the infrastructure built by social networks. This is in some ways a return to the roots of games. You play with the same people you would play cards, board games or go bowling with in the real world”
  5. 5. friends are resources you need to fight against them or you need them to help you
  6. 6. competition & cooperation 1) to win is good but smashing you is better 2) ehm ehm, my dear I really need your help hypothesis: specific game structures work better with specific social structures underlying
  7. 7. competition: closed groups, bounding activities cooperation: open groups, bridging activities
  8. 8. preliminar data: start playing the game biggest brain pet society
  9. 9. preliminary data: do you invite your friends?
  10. 10. preliminary data: do add new friends (because of the game)?
  11. 11. preliminary data: sharing achievements
  12. 12. biggest brain pet society - stay within the network; - share your achievements; - add new friends; - invite your friends; bounding activities bridging activities social function of social games
  13. 13. + = coopetition what social function for that?
  14. 14. thank you email luca.rossi@uniurb.it
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