Here are two more reasons for using them:
17. Games for hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills involve recalling facts and ideas and systematically applying them. We can use board games and card games for teaching these skills. Soft skills involve handling feelings and emotions and working with others. We can use simulation games and role-play games for teaching these skills.
18. Games help people to add value to their leisure time. Playing a game is an active alternative to watching TV in a passive fashion. Active games improve the player’s physical, mental, and social health.