The Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is a board game originally created in 1860 by Milton Bradley, as The Checkered Game of Life. The Game of Life was America's first popular parlor game.The game simulates a person's travels through his or her life, from college to retirement, with jobs, marriage, and possible children along the way. Two to six players can participate in one game. Variations of the game accommodate eight to ten players. Spin the wheel in the Game of Life, to follow your fate and take a drive along the twisting roads. Families have enjoyed the Game of Life board game for more than 40 years! Choose a college or career path and start down the road of life, making money and having babies. You'll have adventure after adventure until you reach retirement. If you reach it first, you get a big chunk of change and if you're the wealthiest player in retirement, you win!