The centuries of American slavery has violated entire cultures, silenced and dehumanized generations of African-Americans, and opened wounds that are still throbbing to this day. What better way is there to heal those rounds than a video game lampooning slavery? To be more specific, what about a Tetris-style game where an Atlantic Slave Trade boat is your box.

Yes, a game like this actually actually exists. Playing History: Slave Trade 2 is a game from an online gaming community called Steam. It comes complete with your Sambo caricatures and cultural stereotypes. The bizarre nature of this piece of attempted entertainment is multiplied by the accompanying description.


The most bizarre tidbit? The game exists in the 21st century.

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