Title

Effects of Mentoring on Player Performance in Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs)

Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Publication Date

7-2011

Abstract

Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) have become increasingly popular and have communities comprising millions of subscribers. With their increasing popularity, researchers are realizing that video games can be a means to fully observe an entire isolated universe. In this study, we examine and report our findings on the effects of mentoring activities on player performance in Ever Quest II, a popular MMORPG developed by Sony Online Entertainment.

Keywords

massively multiplayer online games, mentoring, player performance, video games

Discipline

Databases and Information Systems | Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Research Areas

Data Management and Analytics

Publication

2011 International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining

Identifier

10.1109/ASONAM.2011.115

Publisher

IEEE

City or Country

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ASONAM.2011.115