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The Game of Life (Windows)

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Written by  :  classicpoki (9)
Written on  :  May 18, 2004
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

Great adaptation of a classic board game.

The Good

The interactive gameplay and mini-games really add to the overall amusement of this game. I liked the graphical aspect and it also has background music that isn't overly annoying like some games can have. It's more 'easy listening muzak' than anything. This is a game that you'll enjoy if you're feeling slightly nostalgic for your childhood, or just want a fun game to play against a couple of people. Don't forget you can always play against the computer too, that's always just as amusing!

The Bad

Not a whole lot struck me as annoying. Perhaps the big heads on the characters were a bit excessive. But then again, people do love caricatures...

The Bottom Line

If you like LIFE the board game, give this PC conversion a try! It has everything that the board game has and then some! It has great cut scenes during your turns, and sometimes between, depending on what you land on, on the board. Multiplayer is a fun aspect as well, it's always more fun to take money if you're not stealing from the computer.