More­so than sim­ply play­ing games, mak­ing and hack­ing games is a great way to inves­ti­gate the world around us. It forces us to com­pare the dig­i­tal mod­els of our games with the men­tal mod­els in our heads.

​What To Do With Prison Archi­tect, A Video Game About Build­ing Prisons?

It’s refresh­ing to see such a bal­anced cri­tique of a game. Even more because of the touchy sub­ject mat­ter it is depicting.

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Kars Alfrink

Kars is a designer, researcher and educator focused on emerging technologies, social progress and the built environment.