Jones in the Fast Lane (Sierra On-Line, 1991 or so)
Jones in the Fast Lane was another departure for Sierra--this one was a computerized board game with the object being real life. You needed to find a job, a place to live, buy food, and more in order to survive in the game's real world. You can play against other human players or the computerized player, Jones, to achieve happiness, wealth, education, or any other personal goals you might have. Jones in the Fast Lane was very interesting and entertaining, and even replayable, as each game did bring a new set of variables and choices into the fray. Though not completely polished as a game, and though it was vastly oversimplified, and perhaps a little too small and limiting, Jones in the Fast Lane was fun and interesting, and definitely something to look into if you can find it today.
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