How one man bought a two-story farmhouse with one red paperclip

Kyle MacDonald wanted his own house. There was just one problem: He was broke. He had no job and no money.

This inspired him to get thinking. What if he could turn one of his favourite childhood games into actual profit?

The name of this game was Bigger and Better. The object simple: Trade away anything you want for something bigger and better.

So where would he start?

After getting the box-shaped van, he eventually traded up until he managed to land a role in the film Donna in Demand.

It was this movie role that he then traded for his farmhouse:

Talk about value for money!

To see the full list of trades, visit his Wikipedia page.