starting the brain drain PDF Print E-mail
Written by Lutzifer   
Montag, 26 November 2007
ImageAfter a long period of trying to discuss the peculiarities of the gaming world with colleagues in the field of psychology, it dawned on me, that there aren't many gamers in my profession. Scientific research into gaming as a cultural phenomenon is also often somewhat lacking, especially in times when politicians need fast and easy answers to the next school-shooting - usually not involving much reasoning or unbiased thought-processes...
This is topped off by an overabundance of review-sites that seem to mechanically play through games and derive an arbitrary number at the end of their sleepwalking through the experience, lest their sponsors be unhappy.
It's not only the bad stuffings that finally made me create this page, but also the big turkey that is the ever growing gaming-industry, that has given me many years of joy and has filled me with a deep enthusiasm about the psychology of gaming and its underlying systematics of challenge and gratification.



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