There are certainly overblown claims about games and learning, but I don’t know if I’ve seen my kid less failure-averse than when playing Mario Kart or more willing to read than when trying Stardew Valley.

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Papers Please is one of the finest and most moving games I have ever played. It deserves all the attention and all the praise. link to article

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