Food Force is the brainchild of the World Food Programme (WFP), which last year fed more than 100 million people.Their file server is busy now not surprising, since the installer download weighs in at a whopping 227 megabytes. It's somehow fitting that a videogame distributed by the bloated UN bureaucracy is too big to be easily downloadable.
The UN body seeks to capitalise on the popularity of video games to educate youngsters about hunger and the work of the aid agency.
Written for the PC and Mac, the free game is aimed at eight to 13-year-olds for download at www.food-force.com.
In the meantime, let's check out one of the exciting characters in the game. Here's "Miles":
Age: 39Yep, sounds like the lean, efficient UN I know. No mention of how much money Miles sets aside for developing fancy videogames.
DIRECTOR OF FOOD PURCHASING
Miles is careful with his money he only buys the best value whether it’s his shopping on eBay or buying tonnes of supplies on behalf of WFP.
Some of the game's cheat codes have been discovered!