I crafted this blog post with the into nongamer thoughts – Why do people love video games? What else does it bring them other then just entertainment? and Surely there is more to it then that?
As a non-gamer I was so fascinated to discover more then just power roles, I wanted to see the broader idea surround the roles of power gamers obtain and where it takes them. From what I have learnt from this entire project I have been able to shape the answer to this blog post, continue reading if you would like to know my thoughts / comment any other ones to add to this topic.
I began researching articles, blogs, academic sources that lead me to four main gains gamers can obtain.
- Financial Benefits
- Group work/leadership skills
- Friendships online
- The value of power
The first gain was discussed in…
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