The Quantic Lab is a gamer survey project run by long-time game researchers Nick Yee & Nic Ducheneaut. We combine social science and data science to understand the psychology of gaming. Take the Gamer Motivations Profile or the Board Game Motivations Profile to get a customized report of your gaming motivations. We’ll keep adding new gamer tools to this page, and don’t forget to check out the blog for new findings.
Take a 5-minute survey to see how you compare with other video gamers on 12 gaming motivations.
Take a 5-minute survey to see how you compare with other board gamers on 12 gaming motivations.
Useful tools for gamers based on our past research.
Participate in the following set of regularly updated surveys to help us refine our existing profile tools, create new ones, and explore a wide range of issues in gaming (such as demographics, genre preference, family gaming, eSports, etc.).