Our Research Area

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Research Projects

Recent Publications

  • The Next World is Coming: Post Metaverse(2022)

    This book is an insight into metaverse' substance and future written by 19 top experts in each field of KAIST's current faculty.


  • Game Design Guide for Adults in Their 50s and Older(2022)

    This guide presents important considerations when developing games for players in their 50s and older. We wrote this guide based on a variety of game workshops and experiments...


  • Player-Character Relationship and Game Satisfaction in Narrative Game: Focus On Player Experience Of Character Switch In The Last Of Us Part II(2021)

    The paper presents the importance of the player character(PC) in the game and suggests how players' meaningful connections between  their PC correlates with satisfaction of the game.


  • How the Death Themed Game (Spiritfarer) Can Help Players Cope with the Loss of a Loved One(2021)

    In this study, we aimed to investigate the player’s bereavement process while playing the commercial death-themed game Spiritfarer.


Joining Games and Life

People who want to join the Games and Life Lab should be interested in researching how people experience and are affected by games and how our lives are effectively connected. Anyone interested in future game policies, or aiming to expand human well-being through games is welcome.

Contact Us

Games and Life Lab, KAIST Graduate School of Culture and Technology

291 Daehak-ro, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology N25 Room #3222, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

대전광역시 유성구 대학로 291 한국과학기술원 N25 #3222호