Game jam:[4 research]

M. Deen, R. Cercos, A. Chatman, A. Naseem, R. Bernhaupt, A. Fowler, B. Schouten, F. Mueller

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)


Recent years have witnessed a rise in Game Jams - organized events to create playable prototypes in a very short time frame. Game Jams offer a unique and quick way to prototype games. Beyond that, we believe Game Jams can also be seen as a design research method, situated in the research-through-design tradition, to create knowledge in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. The goal of this Game Jam is thus twofold: first, participants will use the Game Jam approach to investigate a research question; second, participants can, through actual practice, identify advantages and disadvantages of Game Jams as a research method. Hereby the Game Jam workshop provides a unique opportunity for HCI practitioners and researchers to gain experience in applying game-oriented methods for research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI'14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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