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This Grand Life is a personal finance simulator where you create a character, manage their money and help them achieve their life goals.

Cruise your way through life with a silver spoon, or struggle endlessly to find employment as a convicted felon. You cannot control your past, but you can change your future. What choices will you make?

Balance Needs

Balance short-term needs such as hunger, fun, hygiene and health with long-term goals like happiness, wealth and education.

Stylised City Maps

The game map is based on a real major city, thanks to satellite imagery from the European Space Agency!

Education System

Study for degrees, diplomas and PHDs, required for some higher level occupations. Go to trade school or university.

Careers and Employment

Prestigious career paths like Banking and Chef, plus lower level occupations like Janitor and Salesperson.


Fridges, TVs and Computers which help with your short-term needs.

Special Events

Home Robbery, Hotdog Eating Competition, Steam Sales and more.

Investment and Debt

Borrow money to achieve your goals or invest for a future where you won’t have to work. Minimum repayments and interest rates calculated realistically.

Traits and Privilege System

Begin life with advantages like rich parents, or disadvantages like alcoholism.


Collect stamps, coins and other rare items to achieve your long-term goals.

Real Estate

Buy properties through an auction system. Live in it yourself or rent out your properties to tenants.

Detailed Economic Simulation

Inflation, interest rates and economic growth influence your investments and job competition.

Stock Market

Buy and sell shares on the stock market. Watch out for poor corporate management.

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