• 1-4 Players

  • 60-90 Minutes

  • Ages 12 and up


The Pursuit of Happiness

We all have one common desire: the desire for happiness. As we build our life, taking steps towards the pursuit of happiness, we come closer to the realization that happiness lies in the pursuit.

About the Game

The Pursuit of Happiness is a game in which you take a character from birth and you live the life you always wanted. Using a worker-placement mechanism with time as your workers, you take on projects, you get jobs, you buy items, you establish relationships, you raise families. The possibilities are endless as you live the life you have always wanted. How much will you be able to achieve in just one lifetime?

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Rules & FAQ

Components List


  • 1 large game board

Wooden tokens

  • 36 wooden hourglass markers (9 in 4 colours)
  • 12 wooden cubes (1 LTH markers in 2 track indicators in 4 colours)
  • 41 wooden cubes (1 round marker & 40 level indicator markers

Cardboard tokens

  • 36 creativity tokens
  • 36 knowledge tokens
  • 36 influence tokens
  • 44 coin tokens


  • 60 project cards
  • 60 item activities cards
  • 18 job double-sided cards
  • 12 partner double-sided cards
  • 9 life goals cards
  • 8 child traits cards
  • 8 player aid cards


  • Rulebook (English)


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External links

  • Game Design: David Chircop
  • Game Design: Adrian Abela
  • Game Development: Vangelis Bagiartakis
  • Artwork: Panayiotis Lyris