Welcome to the Global Life Game! This game was designed by the grade 9 Global Leadership students at St. James School in Calagary, Alberta, Canada, as a way to educate youth about global issues people around the world face. We also want people to see that just a little help can make a big impact in developing nations. Once you have played, we hope you will visit some of our partner sites to learn more about these issues and how you can take action to make the world a better place! After you are done playing, please visit our ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE page for lesson plans and ideas. Thanks for playing!


The objective of the game is to reach a certain standard of living so you can sustain your life. The more developed the country you choose, the easier it is to reach this sustainable level. You ‘win’ when you have:

To begin playing
select a difficulty below:

Click the image to choose a different character! player image