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A case study of model for playability and effectiveness analysis of serious games (기능성게임의 게임성과 효과성 분석 모델 사례 연구)

  • Yoon, Taebok;Kim, Min Chul
    • Journal of Korea Game Society
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    • v.18 no.6
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    • pp.111-120
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    • 2018
  • Serious games are developed not only as a means of enjoying fun, but also as a special purpose in various fields such as education, medicine, public relations, and management. Such a serious game should have the effect of meeting the specific purpose with the game of the general game. However, it is difficult to show both game performance and effectiveness. This study examines game performance and effectiveness of serious game, and suggests a method of finding model of superior serious game. In the experiment, we examined the game performance of some commercial and general games using the proposed method and confirmed the meaningful results.

A Development of Motion Detection Based Serious Game "ChoDeungGangHo" for Physical Training

  • Lee, Bum-Ro
    • Journal of the Korea Society of Computer and Information
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    • v.20 no.11
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    • pp.55-62
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    • 2015
  • In this paper we propose a method to analyze user's motion as a game command, and implement a sports serious game applied the motion analysis method as a command interpreter. Recently, various contents platforms appear in industrial market, the computer game contents plays an important role in these emerging platforms as a killer contents. The computer game has enough values as an independent major cultural product, moreover it has the potential to be applied in various other fields such as education, healthcare, training, and so on. It could motivate users to do something continuously, and it could also support an immersive environment in a certain special game contents such as VR game. The Serious game 'ChoDeungGangHo', implemented in this paper, is the sensory healthcare serious game based on 3D run game and fitness game. It is designed for user to train the various exercise element by just playing the game, and it also supports the user management system and the linkage of social media. We proposes the sensory serious game 'ChoDeungGangHo' as a model of commercial serious game.

The Development Plan for Serious Game based on Game Production Process (게임 제작 과정 중심의 기능성 게임 활성화 방안)

  • Lee, MyounJae
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.11 no.12
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    • pp.761-768
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    • 2013
  • The serious game refers to the game which is combined game's fun with the peculiar object of the field including the education, medical treatment, public, and etc. By doing so, it can help that the learners are able to acquire the knowledge and technology of the relative field with joy. Currently, the serious game of the various fields is launched. However, there are many obstacles in Korea to develop the market. This paper is the research for showing how to overcome these problems. For this purpose, first, this research investigates the present condition of the serious game in the planning and development and marketing viewpoint. Second, the obstacles of the serious game are analyzed. Finally, the methods for solving these obstacles are shown. This paper is helpful for finding out the strategies for solving the obstacles without too much consideration of obstacle elements for serious game development.

A Study on the Serious Game for the Military Training (군사훈련용 기능성 게임에 관한 연구)

  • Ha, Soo-Cheol
    • The Journal of Military Studies
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    • pp.233-270
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    • 2009
  • Serious game played with a computer in accordance with specific rules, that uses entertainment to further government or corporate training, education, health, public policy, and strategic communication objectives. The main goal of a serious game is usually to train or educate users while giving them an enjoyable experience. Serous games are video games with serious purposes such as teaching or training and whose principal aim is education. The major characteristics of serious games involve pedagogy which are all of the activities that educate, train, or instruct the player. Other characteristics of serious games are that they use entertainment principles, creativity and technology to build games that carry out serious purposes. This study is to introduce a serious game for the military training and to describe the elements of game design for developing it.

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A Proposal of Quality Evaluating Model for Serious Game Contents

  • Yoon, Sun-Jung;Yun, Tae-Soo
    • International Journal of Contents
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    • v.6 no.1
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    • pp.26-34
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    • 2010
  • This paper is on the premise that we need objective and measurable researches on quality evaluation of serious game for users' correct selection of games fitting for their purposes, for development of competitive high-quality game, and for stable growth of game industry. At first, we looked into various characteristics of serious game, read the present situation of game market, and proposed the necessity of quality evaluating model for serious game. To guarantee the objectivity of the proposed models, we compared and analyzed various proposals of standard model on the basis of international standard quality-evaluating model, ISO/IEC 9126 S/W. And so we extracted quality-evaluating items for serious game that composed of 8 evaluating areas and 25 sub-attributes, and presented quality-evaluating indices of each area. The proposed quality-evaluating model was added 2 areas and 8 sub-attributes to the international standard model, and the validity of the extracted items' was verified by expert group's questionnaire. Accordingly, we expect that this paper will increase game users' satisfaction, promote the development of high-quality games, and contribute to continuous growth in serious game market.

Exploring of trends and understanding to apply Serious Games for education and training (Serious Games 활용을 위한 이해와 동향)

  • Park, Hyung-Sung
    • Journal of Korea Game Society
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    • v.8 no.2
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    • pp.107-118
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    • 2008
  • The world is changing fast from the information society to the knowledge society as the amount of knowledge exploded over through development of the information communication technology. Much efforts to use serious fames for students' learning is being made actively via international and domestic. It is expected that the results of this study would suggest how to utilize serious games in learning and training. The purpose of this study is to totally understanding of serious games that made to achieve educational goal based on specific character of game in which make flow, goal achievement, satisfaction. For this, introduce the game-based learning model to apply education and training, and trends development of serious games.

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Development of Serious Game based on Traditional Activities Culture (전통 놀이 문화에 기반한 기능성 게임 개발)

  • Park, Jung-Yong
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.11 no.5
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    • pp.117-124
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    • 2011
  • To minimize a negative cognition of the game, recently the game industry has been researched of serious games such as medical game, tutoring game, advertisement and game training simulation game. The development and method of those serious games is far less formalized than other software development and is still in the beginning stages. We will define three types of advertisement games in the paper and propose a serious game development method which is based on traditional activities culture. Also we will explain element technologies and process for developing a serious game and apply a suggested method to YOOT games which is a typical Korea traditional game among several games.

A Study on Learning Effect of Serious Game for Memory Improvement (기억력 향상 기능성 게임의 학습 효과에 대한 연구)

  • Lee, Hwa-Min;Hong, Min
    • The Journal of Korean Association of Computer Education
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    • v.14 no.5
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    • pp.39-46
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    • 2011
  • Serious games are designed for special purposes of education, training, treatment as well as game-like fun and entertainment. Recently, domestic and foreign market of serious game are growing rapidly. By dissemination of smartphone, the global market for serious game will be expanded for various purposes and users. In this paper, we design and implement serious game 'QUICK REMEMBER 20' for memory improvement using smartphone. We analyze game users based on socio-demographic characteristics and evaluate the learning effectiveness of this game with statistic method.

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A Design of Serious Game Metadata Schema for Reliability and Compatibility (신뢰도와 호환성을 위한 기능성게임 메타데이터 스키마 설계)

  • Yoon, Sun-Jung
    • Journal of Korea Game Society
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    • v.10 no.3
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    • pp.73-82
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    • 2010
  • The Metadata are used for the reuse of core information, distribution and management, protection of copyright and prevention of overlapping investment. Serious game consists of multi-hierarchial multimedia data. And quality information is very important for selection according to the purpose of the game. In this paper, we designed the serious game metadata schema, including multi-media characteristic information and measurable quality information. This study will lay the groundwork for the development of metadata system which can provide serious game users with reliability through quality information, and with compatibility through multi-media characteristic information. Furthermore, we hope this study will be helpful to stable growth in serious game industry.

A Research on the Extended Definition of Educational Serious Game and Guiding Directions through Categorizations of Serious Games (교육을 위한 기능성 게임 연구의 확장적 정의와 범주화를 통한 기능성 게임 연구의 발전방향에 대한 연구)

  • Kim, Sa-Hoon H.
    • Journal of Korea Game Society
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    • v.12 no.1
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    • pp.3-13
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    • 2012
  • The study was conducted for cohering academical achievement of serious game studies as well as for attempting to give directions for interdisciplinary development. The purpose of the study were, first, it provides a rationale for integrating game studies lied scattered into a game study field or game industry. Second, by providing exemplary studies according to categories and by analyzing how those studies have been studied, this study provides a milestone for future researchers who are interested in serious game studies. In the article, the author suggests the extended definition of educational serious game study. The educational serious game study is "the study which investigates educational affordances of game including both explicitly intended designed for education and designed for fun but having implicit educational meanings, through the context of formal educational settings as well as informal environments." The author also researched how extended educational serious game studies have been researched according to four categories; game studies which researched educationally designed serious games, commercial games used for educational fields, educational serious games for informal learning, and those found meanings of games. This study has scholarly significance, especially on game study fields. for delineating game studies, a range of proposed and actual applications of educational serious game are reviewed, guiding directions for future studies.