Gene Koo, Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society as well as Director of Online Training at Legal Aid University, lists three criteria for which computer simulations add value in an educational context:
1. The subject is best learned through role-playing
2. The subject must be modeled using complex data and formulae
3. The subject is amenable to learning through exploration
Insane Clown Posse Dating Game
Normally, I would remove blog spam, but I have a soft spot for Insane Clown Posse. The idea that there would be an Insane Clown Posse Dating Game is cool, but sorry Doogmaannerve-spammer, the things you link to are quite bad.