Growing up gamer: should your child play classic games?

When Owen Goss was young, he and his brother would often head up to the local public library to borrow some of the classics — but not of the literary variety. Instead, the two would take the opportunity to check out older films, the kinds starring the likes of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. “Growing up watching those classic movies helped me to understand the path that film had taken to the present day,” he says. Goss’ career has since taken him into the world of game development, where he’s crafted titles aimed at younger players like mobile hit Baby’s Musical Hands. But he’s now also a parent, with a one-year-old and three-year-old running around the house, and he’s hoping to do something similar to introduce them to the games he…

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