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Cart Life Review

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Posted: 3 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.


Cart Life is a simulation game where you play one of three street vendors. You attempt to run their shop whilst looking after their health, interests, and families. It has simple visuals, but depicts the realities of the thin-end of life.

Each character has a different stall. Vinny sells bagels, Andrus runs a newspaper stand, and Melanie sells coffee from a cart. You interact with customers to sell them items and can manage stock and set prices. You also need to look after your daily chores like shopping, cooking and sleep.

What starts as a technical challenge soon becomes more personal. You have unique situations to cope with. Melanie, for example, is a single mother of a daughter. She yearns to bond more with her daughter and because of work and life struggles to find time to walk her daughter to and from school each day.

It's a game that is challenging and difficult. But this is not to make you feel like a hero when you win. Instead, it aims to illustrate how hard life is when you don't have enough money, time or other people to help you. You can access Cart Life here.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 25/04/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC

Genres: Narrative, Role-Playing and Simulation

Developer: @RichardHofmeier


Duration: This game will take between 4 hours and 5 hours to complete.
Players: This is a single player game.


Cart Life

PC Free
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Game not yet rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7+ and ESRB EVERYONE 10+.


Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators... read more about system accessibility settings.

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