Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures. Different gamers have repeatedly reported perceiving things ”levitating”, ”moving” or ”melting” when they look away from the screen (to a stationary point) while or after playing mainly music/dance games such as Guitar Hero or Rock Band. These experiences are explained by […]
Gamers have found themselves paying attention to particular stimuli relevant in the game. This has triggered subsequent thoughts and some have communicated their thoughts to others. Some gamers have expressed feeling awkward due to these experiences and questioned their own mental stability. These experiences appear to be explained by attention […]
It is common that gamers reported that thoughts with the logic of the game suddenly popped up. Sometimes it happened when they were just waking up. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
Thoughts related with games are commonly reported by gamers, some are accompanied with visualizations of elements from the game. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare in South Korea has launched a public service announcement warning about gaming addiction. The video portrays a variety of gamers’ experiences, similar as those we have reported in different studies on Game Transfer Phenomena as part of my PhD thesis with over 3,500 gamers, manifesting in different sensory […]
Have you found yourself automatically applying the logic of the game in real life? This has happened to some gamers. This type of experience appears to have occurred typically in relation with repetitive activities in the game. For example turn based games where you need to count steps and wait […]
This is a pretty popular one. Gamers have reported that when they find something they are looking for in boxes, wardrobes etc. they suddenly find themselves hearing the melody used in Zelda when opening a chest. As a response to this some hum the melody for fun. Does this sound […]
Some gamers have avoided certain real life locations or objects due to fears based on their experiences in a game. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
Some gamers have loudly vocalized phrases related to gaming. This has occurred voluntarily in a playful way but in other cases verbal outbursts have escaped from the gamers involuntarily.