Frontierville

Zynga, creators of the insanely popular game Farmville, have rolled out a new way for you to throw your life away and just in time for summer when you should get outside and exercise. Frontierville is, says Zynga, a cross between the classic Oregon Trail video game, Little House on the Prairie, and Farmville. Interestingly, as popular as Farmville is, there is some statistical evidence to point to the game being on the decline a bit as people just run out of things they can do on it. It will be interesting to see what captured as much as 70 million players worldwide: was it Farmville specifically as a game or was it the kind of game it was?

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