A ROM OF THEIR OWN

SMART, SOCIALLY ORIENTED COMPUTER GAMES CHALLENGE THE NOTION THAT GIRLS WON'T PLAY

Ok., your name is Rockett. It's your first day at a new junior high school, and you're pretty nervous, but outside the building you meet this girl named Jessie who gives you the lay of the land ("Watch out for Nicole." "Who's Nicole?" "Don't worry, you'll find out sooner than you'd want to"). Now, do you walk into homeroom by Jessie's side or go it alone? She's nice, but is it smart to commit to a best friend already? What do you do?

If this doesn't strike you as hot gaming action, you're probably not a girl between eight and 13--which...

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