HIGH-LEVEL SCENARIO EDITING FOR SERIOUS GAMES

Casper van Est, Ronald Poelman, Rafael Bidarra

Abstract

Although simulation games provide a competetive and safe alternative to real-life training sessions, the flexibility of adjusting such training sessions to fit the needs of individual trainees is relatively low. The reason for this is that these games are often delivered as a static product with predefined scenarios that cannot easily be edited by an instructor. This paper proposes a solution to this dilemma in the form of scenario editing, which allows instructors to define and edit scenarios, using high-level actions and events and some basic logic. A prototype scenario editing application was developed and subsequently evaluated, featuring a graph-metaphor for easily editing scenarios and an interface that allows real-time editing. The evaluation shows that the chosen approach is applicable and a good starting point for further development.

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van Est C., Poelman R. and Bidarra R. (2011). HIGH-LEVEL SCENARIO EDITING FOR SERIOUS GAMES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-45-4, pages 339-346. DOI: 10.5220/0003374503390346


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@conference{grapp11,
author={Casper van Est and Ronald Poelman and Rafael Bidarra},
title={HIGH-LEVEL SCENARIO EDITING FOR SERIOUS GAMES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={339-346},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003374503390346},
isbn={978-989-8425-45-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)
TI - HIGH-LEVEL SCENARIO EDITING FOR SERIOUS GAMES
SN - 978-989-8425-45-4
AU - van Est C.
AU - Poelman R.
AU - Bidarra R.
PY - 2011
SP - 339
EP - 346
DO - 10.5220/0003374503390346