Development of a Serious Game for the Elderly (Title: ‘Paldokangsan4’)

  • KyungSik KimEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10056)


Old people are prone to get weak in their physical bodies as well as their memorizations. We have developed a serious game for the elderly named ‘Paldokangsan4’ which is a walking game strengthening legs as well as the ability of memorization with the interface of motion capture using Kinect2, the next version of ‘Paldokangsan3’. This game machine has been installed in the show ‘PlayX4’ in Korea, last May and got responses from 40 visitors. They showed good subjective satisfactions in their responses that we could go on the project further to expand its applications to the elders.


Motion Capture Memorization Ability Game Show Game Concept Rehabilitative Training 
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This project was supported by Hoseo University (no. 2015-0344).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Game DevelopmentHoseo UniversityAsan-siSouth Korea

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