Afterlife (1996)

About This Game

Telling people where to go is just the beginning. Welcome to Afterlife, a world-building simulation that lets you create the hereafter in the here and now. Possessed of an unearthly sense of humor, it all begins in a god-knows-where galaxy. As a “regional spiritual director” your task, given to you by the Powers That Be, is to develop two prime planes of “unreal estate” – heaven and hell – simultaneously. Keep the billions of souls happy by giving them the rewards and punishments they deserve.

Soon, the dearly departed arrive in droves. Keep them in your afterlife and you flourish. Lose too many along the way and it may mean a visit from the Four Surfers of the Apocalypso (not a good time). Factor in a half-dozen or so supernatural disasters (not including total annihilation), money problems and headaches from the planet and you’re in for infinite hours of gameplay.


  • Over 200 artistically rendered rewards and punishments
  • Nearly 300 detailed tiles and buildings, more maps, graphs and charts than you can shake a pitchfork at
  • Plus it’s the most sophisticated engine of any sim game beginning with the letter A

Game Details

Genre Simulation – Building – Managerial
Works on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10), Mac OS X (10.7.0+) and Linux (Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04)
Languages Audio and text: Deutsch, English, italiano. Text only: español, français
Released January 1, 1996
Size 113.4 MB
Company Lucasfilm / Disney

System Requirements

Minimum system requirements – Windows:

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, 1 GHz Processor (1.4 GHz recommended), 256MB RAM (512 recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), Mouse, Keyboard.

Minimum system requirements – Mac:

OS X 10.7.0 or later, Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz+, Memory: 1GB of RAM, Graphics: 64MB of video memory. Recommended two-button mouse, or Apple mouse with Secondary Button / Secondary Click enabled.

Minimum system requirements – Linux:

Ubuntu 14.04 / Linux Mint 17, Processor: 2.0 GHz, Memory: 1 GB RAM, Graphics: 256 MB VRAM, OpenGL compatible.


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