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Logic and Method of Phenomenological Research for Online Games
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  • Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
  • Volume 13, Issue 11,  2015, pp.321-329
  • Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
  • DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.11.321
 Title & Authors
Logic and Method of Phenomenological Research for Online Games
Kim, Ki-Suk; Shim, Sun-Ae; Jong, Hyung-Won;
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 Abstract
The purpose of the present study is to understand the cultural aspects of the games through the logic and methods of phenomenological study for online games and to propose phenomenological research methods to many researchers performing various studies on the characteristics, addiction, culture, nature, features and types of the players. In particular, the way was investigated to study the game culture through the logic and methods of phenomenological study. Phenomenological research methods will help how to understand the game as a way to understand the cultural context of the specific and vivid life of gamers experience and human reality. This study is expected to inspire continuously more interesting and persistent phenomenological studies of many researchers with interests in the new research methods.
 Keywords
Online games;game culture study;research methods;qualitative research;phenomenological study;
 Language
Korean
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