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FatWorld Video Game Simulates Getting Fat

By: Angela Lowe - Published: • References: persuasivegames & adrants
Fatworld, a web game designed to portray the harsh realities of nutrition and obesity, is set to launch this fall. It was created by Ian Bogost, a 30 year old Georgia Tech Professor, who has designed other popular sarcastic and social commentary games. Basically you create a world, design a character and live in it. You need to operate a restaurant business for your town and create menus and recipes. You also need to enter your health conditions and predispositions to diseases. Then you can see what happens when you eat meals that contain healthy ingredients like soy and tofu or meals such as wings, pizza or fried chicken. Obviously the idea is for you to create the best meal plan for yourself to stay healthy, while exercising of course. Stats for FatWorld Video Game Simulates Getting Fat Trending: Older & Warm
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