Ever wondered why computer games like Simcity and Cities Skylines will selfdestruct the towns if you raise taxes?

Here's a long read about the right wing economic theories that laid the foundation for Simcity when a logic was needed during its creation and then continues to influence game makers (and policy makers) today

(from Logic Magazine)

@wlonk @ohyran

"Since 2003 we produced artisanal remedies to the idiocy of mainstream entertainment in the form of free, short-form, online games."

Fantastic! 🤣

I wonder if they have an account on the #fediverse...

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