Everyone could have won 'Squid Game' hopscotch, and that's just bad game design

Welcome to Fix It, our series examining projects we love — save for one tiny change we wish we could make.Netflix’s South Korean superhit Squid Game is a chilling series that twists the innocent aesthetics of childhood — sunny days on the playground, primary-colored shapes, and schoolyard games — into a deadly contest that brings out the worst in humanity. More chilling, however, is the realization that the games themselves are not a one-off attempt to wring some entertainment value out of the working class. They are an entire industry that churns out games all over the world with identical, repeatable results. Hundreds enter, one emerges, and the games play on at the next location. Everything that happens in the games is torture for the players, but for the people who run them, it’s just another day at the office. And just like a normal office, some people are straight-up

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