Wednesday, 31 May 2017
How to play the game of life!
The Game Of Life
Firstly what is The Game Of Life, The Game Of Life is a board game for all ages it is a game where you restart your life but on a board. You can have babies, get married, buy houses, get a career and then after you have succeeded in life you can retire in a big mansion or a small cottage house.
The modern game consists of a track on which players travel by spinning a small wheel (in the center of the board) with spaces numbered 1 through 10. The board also contains small mountains, buildings, and other three-dimensional objects. Playing pieces are small, colored, plastic automobiles which come in red, blue, white, yellow, orange, and green; each car has six holes in the top in which blue and/or pink "people pegs" are placed throughout the game as the player "gets married" and has or adopts "children". Some "early modern" editions have eight cars.
How to play: To start The Game of Life, choose a pink or blue peg to represent yourself and a car to travel around the board. On your first spin, decide if you want to go to college or start your career right away.
The career path requires fewer moves to get to your first payday. Unfortunately, however, you only get to choose one career, and as some careers are reserved for those with degrees, you may have to return the career you receive and choose another one. If you opt to go to college, you start the game with debt, and you have to pass more spaces to reach your first payday. However, you get to draw three career cards and then choose which one appeals to you the most, giving you more potential.
Each time you pass a payday square on the board, the banker hands you your salary in paper Life money. Out of your salary, you must pay taxes. In older versions of the game, all of the taxes go to the accountant, which means that whoever chooses that career almost always wins the game. Every square you land on contains instructions or the details of a life event. You may get married, have children, go on vacations, buy a house or go back to school. At times, you use your money to buy things, but you can also take out Life loans for things you cannot afford.
On certain spaces, you are instructed to draw small Life cards or tiles. These small tiles describe various accomplishments such as publishing a book, winning a prize, or inventing an important product, and they each contain a dollar amount. You cannot spend the money from your Life cards during the game, but you can claim their value at the end of the game.
At the end of this board game, you have to choose one of two retirement paths. The exact game instructions vary depending on which version of the game you have. However, in general, your options are to proceed to Millionaire Estates or try to become a millionaire tycoon.
At Millionaire Estates, you wait until everyone else finishes the game, and at the end, you pay your debts, and add your cash and Life cards together to figure out your net worth. The richest person wins the game.
If you want to become a tycoon, you choose a number between one and 10, and you spin the wheel or spinner. If you get your number in this risky option, you win automatically, regardless of what everyone else does. If you don't get the number you choose, you automatically lose.