Publications: Games


StarCraft: Bringing legitimacy to competitive gaming.
Wohn, D. Y. (in press). In R. Mejia, J. Banks, & A. Adams (Eds.), 100 Greatest Video Game Franchises. Rowman & Littlefield.

eSports as An Emerging Research Context at CHI: Diverse Perspectives on Definitions  [PDF]
Freeman, G.,& Wohn, D. Y. (2017). CHI 2017 Late-breaking work, 1601-1608

From faux-social to pro-social: The mediating role of copresence in developing expectations of social support in a game.
Wohn, D. Y. (2016). PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 25 (1), 61-74

The (De-)evolution of evolution games: A content analysis of the representation of evolution through natural selection in digital games.
Leith, A., Ratan, R., & Wohn, D. Y. (2016).  Journal of Science Education and Technology, 25, 655-664.

Social contributors and consequences of habitual and compulsive game play [PDF]
Wohn, D. Y., Lee, Y-H., & Ozkaya, E. (2015). International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, 11, 17-34

Spending Real Money: Purchasing Patterns of Virtual Goods in an Online Social Game
Wohn, D. Y. (2014). Proceedings of CHI 2014. New York, NY: ACM.

Implications and applications of sociable gaming for higher education.
Ellison, N. B., Wohn, D. Y., & Heeter, C. (2014). In W. G. Tierney, Z. B. Corwin, T. Fullerton, & G. Ragusa (Eds). Postsecondary play: The role of games and social media in higher education. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins Press

Players of Facebook games and how they play [PDF]
Wohn, D. Y., & Lee, Y-H. (2013). Entertainment Computing, 4(3), 171-178

A virtual “room” with a cue: Detecting personality through spatial customization in a city simulation game [PDF]
Wohn, D.Y., & Wash, R. (2013). Computers in Human Behavior, 29(1), 155-159.

Are there cultural differences in how we play? Examining cultural effects on playing social network games [PDF]
Lee, Y-H. & Wohn, D.Y. (2012). Computers in Human Behavior, 28(4), 1307-1314

The role of habit in social network game play [PDF]
Wohn, D. Y. (2012). Communication Research Reports, 29, 74-79.

Virtual Item Purchasing Patterns in a Social Game: Differences between high and low spenders [PDF] *poster*
Wohn, D. Y., & Na, E.-K. (2012). Proceedings of iConference 2012, ACM Press.

Gender and race representation in casual games [PDF]
Wohn, D. Y. (2011). Sex Roles, 65, 198-207

The “S” in social network games: Initiating, maintaining, and enhancing relationships [PDF]
Wohn, D. Y., Lampe, C., Wash, R., Ellison, N., & Vitak, J. (2011).  In Ralph H. Sprague, Jr. (Ed.), Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference of System Sciences (HICSS), p.1-10. IEEE Computer Society

Building common ground and reciprocity with social network games [PDF]
Wohn, D. Y., Lee, Y., Sung, J., Bjornrud, T. (2010).
Proceedings of CHI 2010 Extended Abstracts, p. 4423-28. ACM Press. Microsoft Student Research Competition, 3rd Place.

Social network games: Audience traits [PDF]
Sung, J., Bjornrud, T., Lee, Y.,Wohn, D. Y. (2010). Proceedings of CHI 2010 Extended Abstracts, p. 3649-54. ACM Press.