Experimental Approach for Game Design: Online and Analog Game Fusion in the Corona Era


  • Tomomi Kaneko Hokkaido University of Science
  • Ryoju Hamada Ashikawa National College of Technology
  • Masahiro Hiji Tohoku University


The Covid-19 epidemic, which struck the world in early 2020, strongly affected analog gaming researchers and practitioners. Social distance was recommended for reducing infection risk. Many people have avoided surrounding tables. Furthermore, disinfection is required for objects that have been touched by others. These precautions all degrade the analog game experience. Analog games will disappear if nothing is done. Therefore, the authors examined methods to apply the virtues of analog games to online lectures.