CIRCA:Assessment Tools


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==General List of Assessment Techniques==
==General List of Assessment Techniques==
'''Note:''' See the [[CIRCA: Assessment Framework| Assessment Framework]] for more information regarding the assessment frameworking we're developing
===Qualitative Assessment Techniques===
===Qualitative Assessment Techniques===

Revision as of 15:05, 29 April 2013

This page gathers together a variety of techniques for evaluating and assessing video games.


General List of Assessment Techniques

Note: See the Assessment Framework for more information regarding the assessment frameworking we're developing

Qualitative Assessment Techniques

Qualitative techniques are likely to dominate video game assessment, for the success of a video game experience is often predicated upon difficult to quantify human elements such as "fun" and "enjoyment".

Evaluation by Game Creators

Evaluation by Game Players

Game players may be asked to evaluate a game in a variety of ways.

Quantitative Assessment Techniques

Quantitative assessment of video games generally entails analyzing data collected about the progress of players through the game.

Quantitative assessment can involve the measurement of:

  • of tickets/tokens purchased
  • Success/failure rates
  • Journaling
  • Time in-game
  • Amount of content interacted with
  • Locations the game was accessed from
  • specific times the game was accessed

Specific approaches to projects

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