In this section of the website you can find some useful resources if you work in, study, or are interested in games User Research.

 

Games User Research SIG LinkedIn Group

The GUR SIG LinkedIn group serves as a meeting place for Games User Research proessionals and academics. Members must be working or studying in an area relevant to Games User Research. To join the group please go here and submit your request.

Games User Research SIG Discord

The Games User Research SIG has now opened a Discord server for members of community. The channel is intended to provide a place where the community can come together, chat, see important announcements, and be able to easily communicate with each other and members of the steering committee. Please click on the title above to get details on how to join the server.

Games User Research Summit Presentations

#gamesUR Summits are held annually in the US and in the EU. These summits are opportunities for those working in, studying, and interested in Games User Research to met and learn from each others. Some of there presentations from past summits are available here.

Games User Research Methodology Wiki

This wiki was originally setup by Magy Seif El-Nasr and some graduate students. It aims to give insight into the differing methodologies that can be used in Games User Research.

Mendeley Library

There are many, many, publications online related to Games User Research. Many more than we could host and curate ourselves. As such, thanks to Ben Lile, we have setup a Mendeley library that you can use to access, and add to, these publications. Instructions on how to access and use the library can be found here.

Pictures

Pictures of lab setups, Games User Research methodologies in action, past Games User Research Summits, Games User Research Wizards, and other Game User Research related imagery can be found here.

International Game Developers Association

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the largest non-profit membership organisation in the world serving all individuals who work in the games industry. The GUR SIG is part of the IGDA and you can check out the IGDA website here.