The Game of Life
Stat/Calc Project 4
Rules of the Game
Begin by choosing a path- Start Career or Start College
Player has the option to buy insurance for car (there are threats to the car throughout the path)
*if Start Career is chosen, player will need to choose career card and salaray card
*if Start College is chosen, player will need to borrow $100,000, then choose career when done
Spin the wheel and move correct number of spaces
Follow along the path and stop at stop signs to get married, buy a house, etc.
*when player buys a house, house insurance can be purchased
When player lands on a space, read what the space says and follow the directions
Collect PAY DAYs when passed
If player lands on a life tile space, draw a life tile
Buying stock is an option before every turn
When the last space is reached by player, choose to retire at Countryside Acres or Millionaire Estates
*The object of the game is to have the most money at the end. .
- Must pay back loans
- Can have the opportunity to get the highest paying salary in the game
- Only has two degree required options
- Can get any job except for the two requiring degrees
- Cannot reach maximum salary unless player lands on a trade salary card space
*Insurance can be beneficial because there are many threats along the path
*Pick a career that has the chance of getting a high salary - some careers pay more than others
*The average number of times is 128
*The quickest way of winning the game is to not got to college and go straight to getting a career because the player would only encounter 122 tiles versus 134 if they go to college.
- The player could still lose because it depends on money obtained.