Some gamers have responded to objects that have been simulated in the game in similar ways as they would have responded to the objects in-game. In extreme case this has lead to behaviours. The gamers’ responses depend on whether these objects have positive or negative properties in the game. So […]
Sometimes gamers misinterpreted sounds they heard after stopping playing with sounds in the video game. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
Some gamers have felt shorter, taller or bigger shortly after stopping playing. Perceptual and priming mechanisms appear to be involved. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
Some gamers have seen text boxes, power bars or tags above people’s heads. This pseudo-hallucinatory like experiences appear to be triggered by automatic associations between video game elements and real life objects. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
Some gamers have found themselves suddenly trying to get something in real life for use in the game. Memories and thoughts from the game get mixed up with the ones from real life, and confusions can arise between who said what (e.g., video game characters or real persons) or where […]
Some gamers have said something involuntarily as a response to real life stimuli similarly as in the game. Bottle caps are the standard currency in Fallout. Searching for bottle caps in Fallout. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
Some gamers have reported hearing music from the game when lying in bed, which could provoke sleep deprivation. On some occasions the music was so loud that they actually thought it came from the game, causing some of them to stand up and checking out the gaming device. Click here to […]
Some gamers have heard voices in their heads as inner speech with contents of the game triggered by real life stimuli (e.g., objects, sound, or events). Follow this link to hear the voice from Team fortress 2 saying “overtime”, “over time”, “over time”! Click here to visit the collection of GTP […]
Some gamers have suddenly heard sounds from the game coming from nowhere, which have resulted in illogical thoughts and behaviours. Follow this link to hear the sound the radio in Silent Hill 2 makes when a monster is close by. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures.
Some gamers have reported to misinterpret real life sounds by something from the game. Sometimes these experiences are triggered by activities or objects somehow associated with the game. Follow this link to hear an example of a sound effect of the sword in Zelda. Click here to visit the collection of […]