Digital game design for elderly users

W.A. IJsselsteijn, H.H. Nap, Y.A.W. Kort, de, K. Poels

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The current paper reviews and discusses digital game design for elderly users. The aim of the paper is to look beyond the traditional perspective of usability requirements imposed by age-related functional limitations, towards the design opportunities that exist to create digital games that will offer engaging content combined with an interface that seniors can easily and pleasurably use.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Academic Conference on the Future of Game Design and Technology : FuturePlay 2007, November 15-17, 2007, Toronto, Canada
EditorsB. Kapralos, M. Katchabaw
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
ISBN (Print)978-1-59593-943-2
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Eventconference; FP 2007; 2007-11-17; 2007-11-22 -
Duration: 17 Nov 200722 Nov 2007


Conferenceconference; FP 2007; 2007-11-17; 2007-11-22
OtherFP 2007


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