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The 4 Gamer Player Types

Gamers are not all the same. We have different motivations and objectives when we play. Gamers can be categorised in 4 broad categories called Player Types. ⁠The 4 broad Player Types are Achievers, Gurus, Explorers and Socializers. We will explain each of the Player Types in a little more detail below. Achiever Player Type Achievers […]

#PlayApartTogether Family Gaming Fun During COVID-19

WHO recommends video games as an effective way of stop the spread of COVID-19 and working with the gaming industry to launch the #PlayApartTogether campaign. Below are a few links to the news releases: https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/who-video-games-playaparttogether/ https://www.businessinsider.com/who-video-games-coronavirus-pandemic-mental-health-disorder-2020-4?IR=T In response to this campaign, our Esports Coach Ruth Lim picked a few games that can provide great family fun […]

My PSLE and O Levels Regrets

My PSLE and O Levels Regrets I had two regrets growing up. The first was missing out on one question in my Mathematics paper during PSLE. This question cost me 8 marks. The second was missing the last page of my A Mathematics paper for O Levels, this time costing me 28 marks. The regrets […]

Game Addiction in Singapore

Game Addiction in Singapore as Reported by Media Today Online published an article about a gamer with an addiction problem and “It took a US$48,000 (about S$67,000) overseas detox programme for 23-year-old Bernard Lim (not his real name) to kick his gaming addiction.” This raises the question if there is many more “Bernard” with game […]

The Beginning of COMEBACK

Community is the focus of SOOS OIO. In SOOS OIO, we love running TeleTrips and engaging the gamers. I never thought we will have a program on game dependency. This was not part of my plan. In fact, the problem of game addiction was brought up to me many times at different occasions. I understand […]