Video Game Skills Profile


Think of a video game that you are familiar with and determine the skills or abilities necessary for good performance.

0.1 Enter game title

0.2 Did you beat the game?

Yes
Almost
No, not at all
Not applicable

0.3 More about familiarity:

I have played more than 5 hours.
I have experienced all aspects of the game.


For each of the following indicate the extent to which the skill or ability is necessary in the game:

1. Creativity and innovative thinking Not necessaryVery necessary
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2. Problem solving strategies Not necessaryVery necessary
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3. Persistence and patience getting through difficult or boring parts Not necessaryVery necessary
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4. Ability to tune out irrelevant stimuli Not necessaryVery necessary
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5. Spatial navigation Not necessaryVery necessary
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6. Ability to control the camera angle Not necessaryVery necessary
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7. A competitive nature Not necessaryVery necessary
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8. Ability to adapt to movement, orientations, and physics Not necessaryVery necessary
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9. Quickly adapt to new rules, levels, and opponents Not necessaryVery necessary
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10. Operate in secrecy, stealth, and deception Not necessaryVery necessary
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11. Rapid, ballistic motor movements Not necessaryVery necessary
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12. Fine, controlled motor movements Not necessaryVery necessary
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13. Good eye-hand coordination Not necessaryVery necessary
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14. Ability to detect hidden figures Not necessaryVery necessary
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15. Ability to manage resources (e.g., weapons, possessions, health) Not necessaryVery necessary
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16. Ability to attend to graphical information in the game (e.g., arrows, lights, signs) Not necessaryVery necessary
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17. Ability to understand and follow written information in the game Not necessaryVery necessary
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18. Ability to understand and follow spoken instructions in the game. Not necessaryVery necessary
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19. Ability to use numeric information in the game (e.g., health bars, ammo counters, damage dealt) Not necessaryVery necessary
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20. Ability to communicate with other (human) players in order to succeed at in-game tasks Not necessaryVery necessary
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21. Ability to master the buttons on the controller or keyboard Not necessaryVery necessary
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22. Dumb luck Not necessaryVery necessary
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23. Ability to assess and use probabilities Not necessaryVery necessary
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24. Ability to remember events, names, and places in the game Not necessaryVery necessary
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25. Careful timing Not necessaryVery necessary
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26. Ability to function under pressure and handle surprises Not necessaryVery necessary
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27. Desensitization to violence and horror Not necessaryVery necessary
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28. Ability to relate to and/or identify with a character Not necessaryVery necessary
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29. Ability to optimize things Not necessaryVery necessary
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30. Good balance between reckless abandon and cautiousness Not necessaryVery necessary
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25. Do you have anything else to add about the skills or abilities required by this game?