Tycoon, simulation, and management games are all strangely addictive. Odds are that at least one of the games on this list has grabbed you at some point in your life, and that you've sunk countless hours into it. If you're a fan of the genre, or you just want top give it a try, any of these eight games would be a great place to start.
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Most RPGs have you taking on dungeons and then selling your take to a shopkeeper, but Recettear turns that around. By day, you are a young girl running an item shop in a random town full of NPCs in an attempt to pay off the debt your father left you when he disappeared. By night, you'll head into randomly generated dungeons to refill your shop's inventory. The idea of running an in-game story might sound boring, but Recettear makes it a lot of fun.