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Prospects of Characteristics Factors on Serious Game through Application Case Study Analysis (응용분야 사례 분석을 통한 기능성 게임의 특성요인 전망)

  • Choi, Woo-Seok
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.15 no.8
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    • pp.409-416
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    • 2017
  • The game market has not only grown in size of the 10 trillion won but also the form and function of game use. Serious game combines the educational purpose and the fun of the game and develops it so that contents such as national defense. In this study, we analyze the cases of five application areas for the activation of serious games, and develop factors that the serious game should have, we want to see what the characteristics are and how important it is. The results of analysis show that it was analyzed that most serious games of application field were developed as 'experiential games' such as education, learning, experience, and simulation. This means that it is very effective to develop a serious game in consideration of the characteristics that a potential user should prefer a sensible game as well as a clear goal of a serious game in game development.

Analysis on Serious Games for Psychotherapy (정신 치료를 위한 기능성 게임 분석)

  • Lee, Myoun-Jae;Ko, Ki-Sook;Kim, Young-Eun
    • Journal of Digital Contents Society
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    • v.12 no.4
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    • pp.417-427
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    • 2011
  • Serious games combine game entertainment with original purpose in special fields(education, health, sport, military, public), Now, many serious games have been developing in this country, but main points on development factors in serious games have not been presented. In this paper, we analyze existing games which were developed for psychotherapy with essential factors of human-service game presented by Hy Resnick and Moshe Sherer, for developing serious games in psychotherapy field. And, we discuss development methods of psychotherapy game based on the analyzed factors. This paper shows theoretical bases in serious game for psychotherapy, provides guidelines for developers to produce a serious game in psychotherapy.

A Study on Development Methods of Serious Game (기능성 게임의 발전 방향에 관한 연구)

  • Kim, Kyoung-Nam;Lee, Myoun-Jae;Kim, DaeYoung
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.2 no.2
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    • pp.21-26
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    • 2011
  • Currently, Many serious games which combine original purpose of each fields with fun of a game has been developing in the country, abroad. This paper describes problems of development of serious game which based on the paper, analyzed development status of serious games in the country and abroad, proposes development methods. This paper should help to growth serious games industry.

Rehabilitation and Serious Games (재활치료와 기능성게임)

  • Kim, Hwangyong
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.12 no.4
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    • pp.69-73
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    • 2014
  • We pursue pleasure through game but also possibly get positive effects. The serious game is a game that achieves a certain goal by using the positive effects of games. This paper describes the serious game and rehabilitation. Also, it describes the types of medical serious games and actual development condition of serious games for rehabilitation, and suggest ways to inspire utilization of the serious games for rehabilitation.

A Study on the Status and Vitalizations of Serious Game Comptetition: Focusing on Serious Educational Game (기능성게임대회 현황 및 발전방향에 대한 연구)

  • Choi, Hun;Yoon, Young-doo
    • Proceedings of the Korean Institute of Information and Commucation Sciences Conference
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    • pp.544-545
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    • 2013
  • Recently it has been increasing interest of serious game which make broadened to wide area in game field. Among these, educatioonal serious game is not only satisfied with the purpose of fun and education but also has been looking ar new ways of teaching with distribution of digital textbook. It can lead to change the way we understand things using the revitalization on the basis of serious game competitions. The purpose of this study was to analysis of educational game and game competition and to develop the efficient management stragies.

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A Serious Game Development for Historical Education Using OGRE Engine (OGRE 엔진을 이용한 역사 교육용 기능성 게임 개발)

  • Lee, Myoun-Jae;Kim, Kyoung-Nam
    • Journal of Digital Contents Society
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    • v.11 no.3
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    • pp.385-392
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    • 2010
  • At present, educational serious games which are designed for educational purpose including funny element have been developed in korea. This paper proposes a history educational game and describes how to make history educational game using OGRE engine. The OGRE engine is public, and widely used in many universities. Methods of the proposed game's development include development environment, desired plan, game scenario, game interface, method to cooperate with physics engine and so on. The proposed game is played in performing a mission that is based on historical event of our country in itself. And discrimination of the proposed game is to set a quest with actual historical events, in order to learn history beyond the simple fun in the existing history educational games. This paper should be helpful to discrimination of history educational serious game and developers to create history educational serious game with OGRE engine.

A Serious Game Design for Sustaining Concentration and Improving Reading Comprehension of Children with ADHD (ADHD 아동의 집중도 유지 및 읽기이해를 위한 기능성게임 디자인)

  • Park, Seungie;Park, Kyungeun;Kihl, Taesuk
    • Journal of the Korean Society for Computer Game
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    • v.30 no.2
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    • pp.105-111
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    • 2017
  • This study designs an interactive serious game for children with ADHD to sustain attention concentration and improve their reading comprehension skill. This serious game enables to read fairy tale interactively. The fairy tale consists of 6 sequences and the game assigns tasks for concentration training to 2, 4, 5, and 6 sequences. Executing concentration task, MindWave BCI is used to measure brain waves and to judge success of failure of the task with that measurement. Game play data and concentration data were stored in a sever real time. As the experiment progressed, the concentration levels of the participants are sustained stable. The results of paired t-test on pre- and post- reading ability, short reading comprehension, and story understanding are significant. It is expected that this study will help game design for children with ADHD as well as reading disability.

A Study on Combination Aspects of Fun and Learning in Educational Serious Games (교육용 기능성 게임의 재미와 학습 요소 결합 양상 연구)

  • Lee, Dong-Eun
    • Journal of Korea Game Society
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    • v.11 no.1
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    • pp.15-24
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    • 2011
  • The convergence of education and game came from efforts to compensate for the boredom of learning. As the digital technology has been developed, this new integrated field accrued to the birth of the Educational Serious Game. It has been noted on both side of industry and academic research. Despite all natural concerns, studies of the educational Serious Game tend to show the partial directivity on the learning aspects rather than the nature of the Educational Serious Game. Therefore in this study the combination aspects of fun and learning in the Educational Serious Game through various case studies is to analyse.

Designing and Implementing Serious Game for Programming Education (프로그래밍 교육을 위한 기능성 게임의 설계와 구현)

  • Jung, ChanYong
    • Journal of Korea Game Society
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    • v.16 no.6
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    • pp.143-150
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    • 2016
  • Programming is a difficult meat for novices. Educatees nowadays start to play games before they first attend formal education. Serious games offer tools that may have potential to support programming trainers to become more engaged on their learning through a learn while having fun approach. This paper aims to design and implement serious game for programming education. Our serious game substitutes game rules and objects for elements of programming language. We will begin by describing the game mechanics, followed by the general system architecture, finalizing with a small conclusion. We also discuss the implications of our work for the development of the serious game that support the identified features and teach programming concepts.

A Study on Serious Game Analysis for Preventing Internet Game Addiction (인터넷 게임 중독 방지를 위한 기능성 게임 분석에 관한 연구)

  • Bae, Jae Hwan
    • Journal of the Korean Society for Computer Game
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    • v.30 no.2
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    • pp.27-34
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    • 2017
  • Internet Addiction and Internet Gaming(Game) Addiction are two terms regularly used in our daily lives, however, their distinction is rather vague. Internet Gaming Addition refers to a psychological, emotional, and social state where one, due to increased tolerance and dependence to games and other reasons, loses control over and plays internet games excessively and compulsively, and any efforts to reduce or stop playing will be ensued by withdrawal symptoms. One means to better the problems caused by Gaming Addiction is development of a variety of Serious Games and related services. Whereas Internet games are played for entertainment, Serious Games utilize the entertainment function to further education and addition preventive measures objectives.