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Table 2 Adapted MEEGA+ questionnaire

From: G4D - a treasure hunt game for novice programmers to learn debugging

Variable Question Mean SD
A G4D design is attractive (interface, graphics, cards, boards, etc.) 4 0.648
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
L I needed to learn a few things before I could play G4D. 3.45 0.887
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
L Learning to play G4D was easy for me. 4.2 0.767
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
L I think that most people would learn to play G4D very quickly. 4.15 0.745
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
O I think that G4D is easy to play 4.1 0.718
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
O G4D rules are clear and easy to understand. 3.95 0.759
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
Acc The fonts (size and style) used in G4D are easy to read. 3.7 0.923
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
Co When I first looked at G4D, I had the impression that it would be easy for me 4.15 0.875
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
Ch G4D is appropriately challenging for me. 3.5 1.27
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
Ch G4D provides new challenges (o ers new obstacles, situations or variations)   
at an appropriate pace. (1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree) 3.85 0.745
Ch G4D does not become monotonous as it progresses (repetitive or boring tasks). 3.75 0.966
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
S Completing G4D tasks gave me a satisfying feeling of accomplishment. 3.8 0.951
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
S It is due to my personal e ort that I managed to advance in G4D. 3.35 1.089
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
S I feel satisfied with the things that I learned from G4D 3.85 1.039
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
S I would recommend G4D to my colleagues. 3.9 1.071
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
F I had fun with G4D. 3.75 0.91
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
F Something happened during the game (game elements,   
competition, etc.) which made me smile. (1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree) 3.85 0.988
FA There was something interesting at the beginning   
of the game that captured my attention. 3.85 0.875
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
FA I was so involved in my gaming task that I lost track of time. 3.4 1.046
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
FA I forgot about my immediate surroundings while playing G4D. 3.5 0.827
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
R The game contents are relevant to my interests. 3.75 1.118
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)   
C The clues given in G4D are correct with respect to the code snippet provided. 4.25 0.716
(1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree)