Issue No. 07 - July (2011 vol. 44)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2011.211
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.
Social computing, MMORPGs, Virtual worlds, Online behavior, massively multiplayer online role-playing games
S. (. Lam and J. Riedl, "Expressing My Inner Gnome: Appearance and Behavior in Virtual Worlds," in Computer, vol. 44, no. , pp. 103-105, 2011.