May 5, 2020
No game has been more of a phenomenon during the time of coronavirus, than Animal Crossing: New Horizons. From holding graduations and birthday parties in it, to even interacting with celebrities, it has helped a lot of people feel 'normal' during quarantine. But...there is also a seedy underbelly popping up with a sort-of black market, including scammers, bouncers, and villager traders. Whether you play the game, or not, it is a fascinating study of our times.