Local multiplayer immersion affected by 3D stereoscopy

Wiedemann, Daniel P. O., Passmore, Peter J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5738-6800 and Moar, Magnus ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9489-9795 (2017) Local multiplayer immersion affected by 3D stereoscopy. In: CHI PLAY 2017, 15-18 Oct 2017, Amsterdam. (doi:10.1145/3130859.3131429)

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Abstract

In this paper, we describe an experimental study, which evaluates how 3D stereoscopy affects player immersion in a possibly very distracting local multiplayer game. The game “Nicely Dicely” was specifically developed for this purpose, with 3D stereoscopy in mind, right from the beginning. Groups of participants were competitively playing the game in non-3D monoscopic and 3D stereoscopic presentations via a 3D compatible projector and corresponding active shutter glasses. In the following, we elaborate on the game and our quantitative and qualitative hybrid experiment design and methodology. An analysis of the resulting data will show that, indeed 3D stereoscopy significantly increases spatial presence, involvement and player immersion, even in a local multiplayer situation. Furthermore, some guiding insights relating the game’s design will be illustrated.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts
A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 25238
Notes on copyright: © 2017 Copyright is held by the owner/author(s). Publication rights licensed to ACM. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive Version of Record was published in CHI PLAY '17 Extended Abstracts Publication of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/10.1145/3130859.3131429
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Depositing User: Peter Passmore
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2018 09:41
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 22:16
ISBN: 9781450351119
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/25238

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