"Games Stupefyingly Like Reality"
A verisimulation is a game that attempts to recreate it's subject on such a detailed level, it's hard to consider it a game. (Or fun for that matter.) The genre was coined by Penn and Teller in the unreleased Sega CD game "Penn & Teller's Smoke And Mirrors" to describe the minigame Desert Bus. The name verisimulation is a pun based off the word verisimilitude, which in the literary sense, is the likeness or semblance of a narrative to reality, or to the truth.