My favorite takeaways from this article are "Don't get stuck in one genre" and "Don't skimp on production quality".

My own daughter who just turned 11 is a huge fan of Minecraft (+Minecraft – Fan Page), Harry Potter and LEOGS. Yes, she likes some stereotypical 'girly' games and can find dress up fashion Flash games to her heart's content, but she uses that as an augment to her reality of not wanting to actually wear pink glitter platform shoes and 6" feather earrings. More often than not she likes games where she can problem solve or build things – collectively with her friends online.

Group based problem solving skills and communications? Yep, those are skills I can get behind as a parent and a professional woman.


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