2018 | 1(11) | 155-171
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Immersion level and bot player identification in a multiplayer online game: The World of Warships case study

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Poziom immersji a identyfikowanie botów w wieloosobowej grze online — studium przypadku gry World of Warships
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In this paper we present the results of an experimental study of bot identification in a multiplayer online game. Our game of choice for the study was World of Warships. The tested group consisted of 30 subjects (15 experienced players and 15 players without significant experience in this domain). Subjects played the game against bots or against human players. The main hypothesis for the study was that the more immersed a player was, the less accurate s/he will identify the opposing players (as human players or as bots). On the basis of the results, this hypothesis cannot be confirmed.
W artykule przedstawiamy wyniki badania poświęconego identyfikacji graczy-botów w wieloosobowej grze online. Badanie zostało przeprowadzone z wykorzystaniem gry World of Warships. Grupa badana składała się z 30 osób (15 doświadczonych graczy oraz 15 osób z niewielkim doświadczeniem w grach). Badani grali w grę przeciwko botom lub ludziom. Główną hipotezą badawczą przyjętą przez nas na potrzeby badania było przypuszczenie, że im wyższy poziom immersji osiągnie gracz, tym mniej trafnie będzie rozpoznawał graczy, przeciwko którym gra (jako ludzi lub boty). Hipoteza ta nie znajduje potwierdzenia w wynikach badania.
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