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The Inherent Appeal of Physically Controlled Peripherals

Johnson, Daniel M., Wiles, Janet , Sweetser, Penelope, Hollingsworth, Kelly M., & Gardner, John A. (2002) The Inherent Appeal of Physically Controlled Peripherals. In International Workshop on Entertainment Computing, 2002, Makuhari, Japan.

Abstract

Computer game controllers that require the user to interact using physical movements (other than finger movements) are becoming increasingly popular. The present study sought to explore the factors and context which impact upon preferences for particular physically controlled game peripherals. A comprehensive user study was undertaken and both qualitative and quantitative data were analysed. The results highlight the importance of intuitiveness and realism as factors influencing both the degree of control experienced and attitudes towards physically controlled game peripherals.

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ID Code: 6687
Item Type: Conference Paper
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ISBN: 1402073607
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMPUTER HARDWARE (100600) > Input Output and Data Devices (100602)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright [2002] (please consult author) dm.johnson@qut.edu.au
Deposited On: 26 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:28

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