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Expressing My Inner Gnome: Appearance and Behavior in Virtual Worlds
July 2011 (vol. 44 no. 7)
pp. 103-105
Shyong (Tony) K. Lam, University of Minnesota
John Riedl, University of Minnesota
Role-playing gamers take on the behavior they think appropriate for the "body" they inhabit in a virtual environment.
Index Terms:
Social computing, MMORPGs, Virtual worlds, Online behavior, massively multiplayer online role-playing games
Citation:
Shyong (Tony) K. Lam, John Riedl, "Expressing My Inner Gnome: Appearance and Behavior in Virtual Worlds," Computer, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 103-105, July 2011, doi:10.1109/MC.2011.211
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