"Ben's Game was launched on the Make-A-Wish website in May, 2004. After a whirlwind of press coverage, Ben and Eric were approached by many new friends from around the globe to translate Ben's Game into various languages. Thanks to the generosity of Ben's Game enthusiasts worldwide, players can now enjoy the game in 9 languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish!
Ben's Game is available to download for free in both PC and MAC format.
In recognition of the powerful message of hope in Ben's Game and the inspiration it has been to hundreds of thousands of people, Ben and Eric were each honored as an "Unsung Hero of Compassion" by the Dalai Lama on November 6, 2005.
The object of the game is to destroy all mutated cells and to collect the seven shields that provide protection from common side effects of chemotherapy. The shields are guarded by a “monster”:
• Colds - Iceman Monster
• Barf – Robarf Monster
• Chicken Pox –Big Chicken Monster
• Fever - Firemonster
• Bleeding – Vamp Monster
• Hair Loss – Qball Monster
• Rash – Tornado Monster
Three health levels serve as ammunition in the game:
• Health you get from the hospital
• Ammo you get from the pharmacy
• Attitude you get from home
Source: The Game Website.