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Unformatted text preview: required a great deal of concentration and strategy. I was socialized to be careful with money, spend it wisely, to invest, and to stay out of jail. This game was more of a time consuming, frustrating excuse to be competitive when I was little, but now I realize that the game was in fact valuable and rewarding for me. Having a dollar bill as a kid was such a cool thing, I'd feel like I had all the money in the world. Therefore, playing monopoly and having bills of all different values and colors and then being able to spend that money was great. It was the first time I realized that bills have numerous values and that things all cost different amounts. These two games were very informative and valuable games that helped with my socialization of the culture I live in. I will certainly have my kids play Guess Who and Monopoly now that I realize what a good experience it was for me....
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- Spring '10