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progman2000
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progman2000,
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9/30/2015 | 7:16:25 AM
Re: 2016
Oh my god, so far removed from the gaming generation. I still hold to my assertion that the best game ever was the original Duke Nukem. "It's time to kick a## and chew gum, and I'm all outa gum..."
Brian.Dean
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9/30/2015 | 6:53:06 AM
Re: Construction and Management Simulation
@SunitaT0, if a game has been developed with a 10+ year audience in mind then, real world experience as a manager would actually be a disadvantage during gameplay. The real business simulations apply economic and business theory to an extremely high level and it provides a valuable learning experience to the user.

It is similar to the major mobile and social media games that have millions of users. For example, some of the mobile and social media games are made possible through Big Data and real-time analytics but, the millions of users are not gaining any analytical skills.
SunitaT0
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9/29/2015 | 11:55:28 AM
Re: Construction and Management Simulation
@Brian.Dean: I used to play a game where you had to manage fishes in a fish tank. Timely feeding, adding newer fishes, showcasing them and earning money, breeding season etc. I got all my fishes killed, which made me depressed a lot because the box came saying "Be a great Manager! Years 10+ only." and I was already a manager then and a lot older than 10 years, which got me thinking, am I really a worse manager than a 10 year old kid? 
SunitaT0
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9/29/2015 | 11:52:52 AM
Re: Construction and Management Simulation
I don't know much about games so when I was reading this article my nephew walked by and checked it out and he had some very interesting opinion about this gen's games. He personally likes large exploration type games, and his favourite game happens to be Mass Effect series (I have no idea what that is) because (as he says) it lets him take control of a character and he plays it as he sees fit. He feels more like the character itself. After seeing the list he just did a shrug and said "I'll just wait for the next Mass Effect for 2016." 

I guess 2015 isn't the year for gaming for my nephew. 
Whoopty
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9/28/2015 | 10:30:52 AM
2016
As much as I'm excited by a few of 2016's games, the big ones for me are coming next year. Total War: Warhammer and Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord are the two big ones for me. 

That said, this year has had a lot of great ones too. Bloodbowl II is great and Rocket League is now one of my favourite games ever.
Brian.Dean
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Brian.Dean,
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9/25/2015 | 7:13:44 PM
Construction and Management Simulation
Construction and management simulation games that include titles such as, Roller Coaster Tycoon and SimCity, etc., are great at developing an individual's interest in a specific field of study. I have heard of individuals that pursued a degree in construction engineering because of Roller Coaster Tycoon. 

RTS is also a good genre. Hence, Starcraft II would make it to the top of my list. RTS has not been the same since Age of Empires. However, the Civilization Series is quite good.


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