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Microtalks in Player Behavior (Presented by Fair Play Alliance)

Sponsor Speakers:

Melissa Boone (User Researcher, Microsoft)

Andrew Przybylski (Experimental Psychologist, Oxford Internet Institute)

Natasha Miller (Research Scientist, Blizzard Entertainment)

Katherine Lo (User Experience Researcher)

Naomi McArthur (Game Designer, Riot Games)

Location: Room 306, South Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Time: 12:45pm - 1:45pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design, Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Dev Day

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: Intermediate

Leading researchers in player behavior and motivation present their findings in a series of 10-minute microtalks.


Get caught up on twenty years of research into what motivates positive and negative behavior of players in games and online communities and how it affects them.

Intended Audience

Melissa Boone, User Researcher at Microsoft; Dr. Andrew Przybylski, Experimental Psychologist at Oxford Internet Institute; Katherline Lo, Research