(Cross-posted from EnvironmentNC.)
Greens are all excited about this publically-funded game from the people who bring you NPR. It’s supposed to teach us lessons about environmental sustainability, much in the same way Frogger sent us messages about the fate of endangered amphibean species.
Anyway, if they must take my tax dollars to build educational video games about resource allocation, I really wish they’d do so with an eye to some actual resources economics.
Here are a couple other ones that people might enjoy (don’t worry, you weren’t forced to pay for these):
Liberty Arcade (See Tragedy of the Commons and Gains from Trade — Not a big fan of the bunny game, personally, but it gets the point across.)