CNG VERIFICATION

Part 1 - T0

You have been invited to participate in a research study that involves the use of a gaming application. This study includes the completion of 3 questionnaires that have been developed by i2 media research limited, at Goldsmiths University of London.
This is the first questionnaire; it will take about 5/7 minutes to complete.

Please note that:

  • Your participation in this study is voluntary.
  • All information is treated in confidence. Should the data be published, no individual information will be disclosed.
  • You are free to decline to answer any particular question you do not wish to answer and have the right to discontinue participation at any time; please note that you are unable to withdraw your consent once the data is submitted.
  • You have the right to ask questions at any time. If you have any questions about the questionnaires, please contact Eva Ferrari at [email protected]

* 1. If you consent to completing the questionnaires, please tick the box below:


Please answer the following question referring to your experience with video games BEFORE the start of this study (i.e., previous to playing The Missing Ink).

Video Games

1. Which of the following best describe your video game play-time? (Please tick one)

 

2. On average, how many hours PER WEEK do you play video games on... (Please enter a number, e.g., 2.5)

 

3. Think about the GAME THAT YOU PLAY THE MOST on each platform. Please indicate, if applicable, THE GENRE of the game by ticking the corresponding box. (Please select ONE for each row)

  PC/Mac Console Handheld / tablet / mobile
I don't currently play on this platform.
Action (e.g. FPS)
Adventure
Educational
Fighting
Puzzle
Racing
RPG
Simulation
Sport
Strategy
Other

 

4. Why do YOU play video games? Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following possible reasons: (Please select ONE for each row)

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
For the competition
To fill time
For the sense of discovery
To socialise with people I know in real life
To immerse myself in another world
To win (using my skills only)
For the enjoyment of exploring
To win (using whatever means, e.g cheats)
To socialise with people I only know online
To do things I would not be able to do in real life
To relieve boredom
To socialise with complete strangers

 

5. How do you get access to the video games that you play? (Please TICK ALL that apply for each platform)

5 a. PC/Mac

  Always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
Pay a one-off for the game
Pay game subscription
Pay game rental
Free at start - pay for in-game items/upgrades, etc.
Totally free
Other (please specify below)

 

 

5 b. Console

  Always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
Pay a one-off for the game
Pay game subscription
Pay game rental
Free at start - pay for in-game items/upgrades, etc.
Totally free
Other (please specify below)

 

 

5 c. Handheld/tablet/mobile

  Always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
Pay a one-off for the game
Pay game subscription
Pay game rental
Free at start - pay for in-game items/upgrades, etc.
Totally free
Other (please specify below)

 

 

6. On average, how much do you spend PER MONTH on video games (excluding hardware)? (Please select one for each row)

  Nothing less than 5 euros 5 to 10 euros 11 to 20 euros 21 to 40 euros 41 to 60 euros 61+ euros
PC/Mac
Console
Handheld / tablet / mobile

Online Games

7. On average, how much of your leisure/free time (aside from work/school) is spent ONLINE? (Please tick one)

 

8. How much of your gaming time is spent ONLINE?(Please tick one)

 

9. How much of your ONLINE gaming time is spent on multiplayer/Massively Multiplayer online games (MMOG)? (Please tick one)

 

10. Please indicate, if applicable, which of the activities listed below you carry out in relation to ONLINE GAMING... (Please select one for each row)

  Frequently Sometimes Rarely Never
Capture/record videos of gameplay
Edit videos of gameplay
Upload videos of gameplay on websites (e.g., YouTube)
Watch or stream LIVE videos of gameplay (e.g., viaTwitchTV, Xfire)
Web browsing while gaming (e.g., to access forums, walk-through)
Access social networking sites while gaming (e.g., Facebook)
Use IM/text chat while gaming
Use voice chat while gaming
Other activities that you do online while gaming

 


Background

 

12. Are you male or female?

 

13. Please indicate the area of the world where you currently LIVE and specify the COUNTRY on the line of text below.

 

 

14. Which best describes your working pattern? (Please tick one)

 


Part 2 - T1

You have been invited to participate in a research study that involves the use of a gaming application. This is the second of three questionnaires; it will take about 7/10 minutes to complete.
If you have any question about it please send an email to [email protected]

Please answer the following questions thinking about your experience with the The Missing Ink (TMI) game in the last few weeks.

1. Which of the following best describes your situation in TMI?

 

2. Which of the following best describes your level of interaction with other (real) people in TMI?

 

3. While playing TMI please indicate how easy or difficult it was it for you to:
1 (Extremely easy) - 7 (Extremely difficult)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A
... communicate ONLINE (e.g., chat, voice chat) from within the game with other players
... communicate ONLINE from within the game with people/friends outside the game
... create gaming contents (e.g., videos) in-game
... share gaming contents with others from within the game

 

4. To what extent do you agree or disagree that TMI is EASY TO USE?

 

5. Thinking about your recent experience with the game (TMI), please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statements:

  Strongly agree Agree Not agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
I think that I would like to use it frequently
I found it unnecessarily complex
I thought it was easy to use
I think that I would need the support of an expert to be able to use it
I found the various functions were well integrated
I thought there was too much inconsistency
I would imagine that most people would learn to use it very quickly
I found it very awkward to use
I felt very confident using it
I needed to learn a lot of things before I could get going with it

6. For each of the following statements, please indicate how true it was for you, using the following scale:
1 (very true) - 7 (not at all true)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7
I enjoyed playing the game very much
Playing the game was boring
I would recommend the game to a friend
I would describe this game as very interesting
The game did not hold my attention

 

7. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. During gameplay...

  Strongly agree Agree Not agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
I had a sense of being in the scenes
I felt I was visiting the places in the displayed environment
I felt surrounded by the displayed environment
I felt myself being 'drawn in'
I lost track of time
I paid more attention to the displayed environment than I did to my own thoughts (e.g. personal preoccupations, daydreams)
The content seemed believable to me
I felt that the displayed environment was part of the real world
The environment seemed natural
I experienced sensations such as dizziness, disorientation, nausea, a headache, eye-strain or tiredness

 

8. Please indicate how you felt while playing for each of the items...

  Extremely Fairly Moderately Slightly Not at all
I empathized with the other people/characters in the game
My actions depended on the other people/characters' actions
The other people/characters' actions were dependent on my actions
I felt connected to the other people/characters in the game
The other people/characters in the game paid close attention to me
I paid close attention to the other people/characters in the game
I felt jealous about the other people/characters in the game
I found it enjoyable to be with other people/characters in the game
When I was happy, the other people/characters in the game were happy
When the other people/characters in the game were happy, I was happy
I influenced the mood of the people/characters in the game
I was influenced by the other people/characters moods
I admired the other people/characters in the game
What the other people/characters did affect what I did
What I did affected what the other people/characters did
I felt revengeful
I secretly enjoyed other people/characters' misfortune

 

9. Reflect on your player experience and rate your agreement with the following statements:

  Strongly agree Agree Somewhat agree Not agree nor disagree Somewhat disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
I feel competent at the game
I feel very capable and effective when playing
My ability to play the game is well matched with the game's challenges
The game provides me with interesting options and choices
The game lets you do interesting things
I experienced a lot of freedom in the game
I find the relationships I form in this game fulfilling
I find the relationships I form in this game important
I don't feel close to other players

Complete

Thank you for taking the time to complete this questionnaire. We will be in touch soon!

We'd like to thanks our friends at Urban Rivals for their help and support in developing The Missing Ink™