100 Words or Less: On ‘Donkey Kong’
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100 Words or Less: On ‘Donkey Kong’

Donkey Kong is the beloved video game which first introduced Ayn Rand’s Objectivism to an eager, new generation. Using the avatar of a migrant worker (based on Rand’s architect Howard Roark), players must ascend through hard work and acumen, utilizing only the hammer of the common man for assistance. Meanwhile, a vicious beast towering over the righteous worker seeks to impede his progress by heaving barrels, representative of...

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