You might try the Bartle Test of Gamer Psychology to identify the type of gamer you are on Richard Bartle’s Gamer Types categories…
On this test, my online virtual world avatar personality Ai Austin appears to be mostly “Explorer” which sounds just about right!
The Bartle Test of Gamer Psychology
You are 100% Explorer
What Bartle says:
♠ Explorers delight in having the game expose its internal machinations to them. They try progressively esoteric actions in wild, out-of-the-way places, looking for interesting features (ie. bugs) and figuring out how things work. Scoring points may be necessary to enter some next phase of exploration, but it’s tedious, and anyone with half a brain can do it. Killing is quicker, and might be a constructive exercise in its own right, but it causes too much hassle in the long run if the deceased return to seek retribution. Socialising can be informative as a source of new ideas to try out, but most of what people say is irrelevant or old hat. The real fun comes only from discovery, and making the most complete set of maps in existence.
You are also:
- 53% Socialiser
- 40% Achiever
- 7% Killer
This result may be abbreviated as ESAK