The authors and editors dedicate this study to Historian aka David DeWald, Acclaim game manager and community manager, the one who closed a forum account of a virtual community member because she asked in an anonymous poll, sociological indicators like: gender and age. Knowledge is power, not knowing is ignorance… So, for a community manager who doesn’t know sociological indicators, but don’t want to learn them…
The barometer of opinion interpretation starts to catch contour. We managed to gather all data, to arrange the graph and elaborate a methodology for analysis. The interpretation of data is still at the start.
The questionnaire included standard questions. Among specific analysed topics, we number :
Players perception over Acclaim official system, game and community system
Values and mentalities
Strong and weak points of the game and community