Girls As Game Designers
RANK ORDER FAVORITES Comparisons by Gender and Grade
This page shows differences in ratings (from most favorite to least favorite) boys and girls assigned to the 8 games. Respondents first viewed all four fifth grade games, and ranked them from most favorite (1) to least favorite (4). Then they saw all four 8th grade promos and ranked them from most favorite (1) to least favorite (4).
Overall rankings are shown first, comparing 5th+6th graders with 7th+8th graders and boys with girls. Statistical significance of gender and grade differences are reported, as well as any interaction effect (int).
Next results for 5th grade girl promos, 5th grade boy promos, 8th grade girl promos, and 8th grade boy promos are reported.
Finally, the combined girl promos are analyzed, followed by combined boy promos. Results are extremely consistent and highly significant.
5th Grade Girl Promos Ranking Comparisons
|The Great Probe Mission||Dr. Evil Stinky|
Girls ranked the 5th grade girl games significantly higher than boys did.
5th Grade Boy Promos Ranking Comparisons
|Virus Fighters: Defeat of Juppa||Never Safe in Space|
Boys rated the 5th grade boy promos significantly higher than girls did.
5th and 6th graders ranked the 5th grade boy games significantly higher than 7th and 8th graders did.
8th Grade Girl Promos Ranking Comparisons
|Virtual Reality Mars Resort||Desdemona IX|
Girls ranked the 8th grade girl games significantly higher than boys did.
8th Grade Boy Promos Ranking Comparisons
|Mission to Mars: The Race to Save Humanity||The Universal Challenge|
Boys ranked the 8th grade boy promos significantly higher than girls did.
Combined 5th and 8th grade GIRL promo rankings
Girls ranked girl games significantly higher than boys did.
Combined 5th and 8th grade BOY promo rankings
Boys ranked the boy game promos significantly higher than girls did.
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