Assignment 2 Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game

Assignment 2: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) Ina virtual world (VW) of massively multiplayer online role-playing games(MMORPGs), collaboration and communication are provided through theInternet between MMORPG-ready devices such as the Microsoft Xbox, andSony PlayStation, and by using the Web browser. Gamers can play againstother gamers without seeing the opponent face-to-face. Playing gamesthis way has become a social phenomenon. For example, chess players canplay against other chess players anywhere in the world at http://gameknot.com/ using a Web browser.  Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you: Describecognitive social phenomena that occur specifically to the context ofthe MMORPG that wouldn’t happen in a face-to-face chess game.Compareand contrast the MMORPG interaction environment and a face-to-faceenvironment where chess is being played on a real chessboard. Identifyif the environment has an impact on the player’ s ability to playchess. List and describe the user interface guidelines that should apply to designing MMORPGs.Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Betyped, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), withone-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APAor school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additionalinstructions.Include a cover page containing the title of theassignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title,and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included inthe required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Construct evaluation techniques to the user experience and system usability in the design process. Describe the differences in developing user interfaces for different application environments.Compare and contrast the various cognitive models.List the general principles used in the heuristic evaluation of a user interface design.Use technology and information resources to research issues in human-computer interaction.Writeclearly and concisely about human-computer interaction topics usingproper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.