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What chess, Scrabble, and Monopoly can teach us about life

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In his book, Seven Games, Oliver Roeder says that games are a “slice of life.”

This hour we look at three games: chess, Scrabble, and Monopoly.

We investigate why these games have endured in popularity through history, and we discuss what each one of them can teach us about life.

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Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol, and Cat Pastor contributed to this show, which originally aired March 15, 2022.

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Lily is the senior producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show'. She first worked at Connecticut Public as an intern, in 2014. She has previously worked for WBUR, KUNC, and as a producer for the New England News Collaborative's weekly show 'Next.'
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