When talking and writing about simulations, one fun technique is to take a famous quote and change it just a bit. Here are some:
I made a perfect simulation about growing a company. The only problem is that it takes twenty-five years to play.
—With apologies to Steven Wright
An inexperienced learner is thrown by frustration, but a good learner uses it.
—With apologies to the late actor Carroll O’Conner
High production values that restrict immersion I wouldn’t give a fig for. High production values that open up immersion I would give my career for.
—With apologies to Oliver Wendell Holmes
The genre is the content.
—With apologies to Marshall McLuhan
Globalization depends on an informed and educated citizenry.
—With apologies to Thomas Jefferson
Teach someone a computer game; and you have engaged him for today. Teach someone a computer game genre and you have engaged him for a lifetime.
—With apologies to the old Chinese proverb