Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Great example of how games can teach

Perhaps a lesson more in how games can help you visualize:

We have often heard people talk about financial data or housing prices using a 'roller coaster' metaphor. Here's an example where SpeculativeBubble used Roller Coaster Tycoon to build a roller coaster using US housing prices (adjusted for inflation) to construct an actual roller coaster in-game.

I dunno about you, but that next hill is going to scare the heck out of me...

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