The Political Machine 2008 (Windows)

Everyone 10+
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73
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Description

This is your chance to run for president in the 2008 presidential race, set in a turn-based strategy game.

Players are able to create their own character to run for office, or choose from a variety of real life candidates, including John McCain and Hillary Clinton, and many others. Tactics involve smearing the opponents, placing ads, picking your V.P., raising cash and buying headquarters across the United States. Players must decide what issues they want to focus their campaign on, as some issues will lose votes, and others will gain votes. All issues are real issues that the 2008 election had.

Not only can players play on the United States map and run for President of the U.S., but there are also fantasy maps to run for office on, including other planets.

Multiplayer lets players play against one other person. The two players will compete and run for office against each other.

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The Political Machine 2008 Windows You can see the details of a state to get more information on it
The Political Machine 2008 Windows Winning endorsements from special interests groups
The Political Machine 2008 Windows As well as where your character stands on issues, and their characteristics
The Political Machine 2008 Windows The Duel!

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GamePro (US) Jun 30, 2008 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Vortex 2008 77 out of 100 77
Cheat Code Central Jun, 2008 3.8 out of 5 76
GameSpot Jun 20, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Freaks 365 Sep 08, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamers' Temple, The Jun, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Thunderbolt Games Nov 24, 2008 7 out of 10 70
HonestGamers Oct 13, 2008 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Sep 25, 2008 11 out of 20 55
1UP Jun 23, 2008 C 50

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SeƱorita Kathryn (618) added The Political Machine 2008 (Windows) on Jan 27, 2009