Some players have reported looking for portals whatever they go.
Automatic thoughts (GTA, Starcraft, Mario Kart)
“Sometimes me and my sister joke when we are driving if a really old lady going through the street very slowly and I wish it was Grand theft auto and we could run her over and keep going…It is a lite bit sick…” (Erick, 21) Jared Plays Grand Theft Auto […]
Arranging things as in Tetris
“When i pack i often place my things like tetris blocks. And make it into a game… It becomes more fun then before…”(Simon, 15).
Metal Gear Falcon IRL
“I did hide in a box like Solid Snake does, to scare a frined of mine” (Adrian, 21)
Zombies vs. Plants IRL
Tetris dreams & hypnagogia
“Hehe, Well i do that all the time. I´m a big Tetris fan. I even dream about Tetris” (Simon, 15)
Tetris effect -Examples
Tetrominoes from Kristine Bondarenko on Vimeo.
Living with First-Person Shooter Disease
First Person Shooter Syndrome: A Dramatic Reenactment
“Play” This movie created by David Kaplan and Eric Zimmerman is a dramatization of how games and reality merges The above video has a part which examplifies players experience (Hypnagogic experiences) when they saw elements from the video games elements mixed with RL enviroments. “I started seeing health bars above […]