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Finance Is A Game: The Story of

How I took a Serious Subject And Made It Fun

  • An Idea Is Born

    July 26, 2019 by

    The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket. — Will Rogers. What’s before beta testing? Before crashing your computer stops being all but assured with one wrong button click. Crash testing, helmet not included. My partner’s 12 year old daughter was the test subject.… Read more

  • Paying for Value

    July 29, 2019 by

    “How did you go bankrupt? Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.” — Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises After the first test was complete, I decided my game was absolutely addictive to youth, and sure to be the hottest new investing simulation to hit the shelves. So I was thrilled, but not entirely surprised when my… Read more

  • Market Making

    July 28, 2019 by

    “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” — Ayn Rand How do you simulate price change? How do you make prices go up and down the way that markets do? Answering this question was my first great task before I could… Read more

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