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Dec. 28, 2010

Every culture on earth plays interactive games, and games like chess are played the world over. But Monopoly might not do much for people in Uzbekistan. We’ll talk with Neal Jesse, a political scientist who will help us understand why we game and what games say about the cultures that play them. Then, President of Rio Grande Games Jay Tamuelson talks about America’s new obsession with German board games. And we'll find out how classic fairy tales like "Cinderella"  made their way around the globe.