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A free-to-play Life Simulation Game created by Instcoffee in 2017 for Android. Whether you want to get married and have a few or maybe even dozens of children, picking fights with strangers, playing the lottery, stabbing homeless people, or going on cruise ships, become a famous country music singer or a master criminal, the possibilities are limitless!

The game provides examples of:

  • Big Fancy House: There are several mansions for sale that the player character is welcome to purchase.
  • But Thou Must!: Unwanted births are rather common. If your partner wants to keep the unwanted baby, there is no way to tell them not to, nor is there a way to avoid letting the child live with you until they become of age.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: The player character is able to begin dating at the age of twelve, and they can later get married. That is, if they don't get upset with the player character and break up with them over failing their driving test.
  • Child Popstar: It's entirely possible for the player to start a career in music as early as the age of ten.
  • Cure for Cancer: On rare occasions, the player character will get cancer, but it is nowhere nearly as deadly as it is in the real world. Any character that has some money will easily be able to dispel it with chemotherapy.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Some of the reasons for your character getting into brutal fights are downright ridiculous. For example, falling into the toilet can end up with your character going to prison for murder.
  • Driven to Suicide: It's an option for players who wish to begin the game over again with a new character. However, it doesn't always work.
  • Enfant Terrible : It's possible to start your life of crime at the ripe age of ten.
  • Flying Car: If the player character survives to see the year 2080, they can buy one!
  • Functional Addict: It's very possible to have a character who is a successful and well-liked millionaire, who also snorts and smokes every drug they can get their hands on.
  • Gay Option: It's even advantageous, considering there is little other way to avoid unwanted pregnancies.
  • One Stat to Rule Them All: An intelligent character will easily be able to make all the money in the world, marry any man or woman they would like, and raise successful children. Having low intelligence will limit one's character to extremely low paying jobs and not allow them to afford nice houses and cars.
  • Prison Riot : You can instigate this freely whenever you're in prison. Be careful though, if you're unlucky you might get beaten like any other or even killed.
  • Purely Aesthetic Gender: Much like in real life, female characters tend to live a bit longer than male characters. Obviously, only female characters can get pregnant. Otherwise, played straight.
  • The Slacker: The character's parents will never kick them out for any reason, so there's nothing stopping them from living on their paycheck until forty, maybe even fifty years of age.
  • World War III : If enough countries are joining a war it is possible for it to turn into a World War 3.