Rules shmules: A homemade “cryptocurrency” exchange game for kids to incentivize self-governance

James Deagle
4 min readFeb 4, 2020

I’ve often felt the frustration of being caught between wishing my kids had more of a respect for rules, and the knowledge that kids tend to rebel against rules, especially those set down by parents.

Over time I’ve done so much squawking at my progeny to Do this! or Don’t do that!, and now I’m simply fresh out of squawk. They’re generally well-behaved, and more or less respect the rules set down by their parents and other authority figures — however, like any kids…

James Deagle

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