Skilled players cooperate less in multi-player games
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Chesney, T. and Chuah, S. and Hoffmann, R. and Hui, W. and Larner, J. 2014. Skilled players cooperate less in multi-player games. Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds. 6 (1): pp. 21-31.
Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds
A naturalistic public good experiment is used to examine whether better players cooperate more or less than others. ‘Better’ is measured by subjects’ accuracy in a team-based shooting game, and cooperation is measured by introducing a public good decision into the game. A data set of 92 subjects was created and results show that better players cooperate significantly less than others. Economic theory is used to explain the result.
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