The average age of my sample was 22.9. Out of the 100 respondents,
14 were female. 60% of all respondents used to play or still play Magic:
The Gathering. 75% regularly play some kind of computer game. 52% have
participated in MOO’s or MUD’s. 60% have played a character of the
As for the 3 Big-5
Factors. I compared the average from the survey to the averages I had
gotten from a general undergraduate sample in a past study . Each
question’s answers were ranked from 1 to 5. Thus, the range of each
factor’s sum ranges from 3-15. The undergrad sample was recalibrated for
the scaling difference.
The difference in Openness between the samples is significant (p<0.001).