Objective in the "Real Life" Game

The game heavily relies on the "carrot on a stick" principle. All objectives appear to be increasingly possible, yet every goal point disappears moments before you achieve it. There also appears to be no reward for honesty, hard work, altruism, or loyalty.


Highly pessimistic version.

Folksonomies: humor simulation game reviews

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Motivation (0.824924): dbpedia | freebase

 Real Life: Video Game Review
Electronic/World Wide Web>Blog:  swb, (11/08/2012), Real Life: Video Game Review, Retrieved on 2013-11-16
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  • Folksonomies: humor game review


    16 NOV 2013

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