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Glad you took advice as constructive.
Sure is an interesting topic so best of luck with it.

You will want to use the likert scale as much as possible. Repeat key questions phrased differently. There is a whole.. well maybe science is too strong a word but their is good practice for making a good survey, lots of info available on it.

I would ask questions something like the following but psychology is not my area and these are just a small set of the top of my head and don’t cover all the aspects you are trying to record. :)

E.g Strongly Disagree to Strongly Agree for all:
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Most games I play portray extensive physical violence:
I would like a more active non game related social life.
I find the level of violence portrayed in mature content repugnant.
Were I not playing games I would have much greater time for a non game related social life.
I prefer to play alone.
Time spent playing games is not a major influence on the time I could devote to my social life.
I have formed casual relationships through games.
I would choose to play cooperatively over adversarialy.
I cannot connect emotionally with characters in games.
My personality becomes more aggressive while playing a game.
I have formed lasting personal relationships through games.
Violence portrayed in games does not affect me.
I am an empathic person.
Online relationships are as valid as in person relationships
I am a competitive person
Violence scenes on the news can disturb me
I am particularly competitive while playing games
I am less open in conversion to players than people in general life.
I feel my circle of friends is smaller than most.
I get depressed when not achieving as I would wish in a game
I would like to spend less time playing games.
I prioritise playing or finishing a game over most other activities
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