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Posts tagged “The Political Machine”

The Political Machine 2016 Sims Presidential Pratfalls

Half the fun of politics simulators is that you get to mess about and see how silly you can be without your head ending up atop a pike. Every four years, Stardock simulate the US presidential election with their Political Machine, but I don't know if it's worth the effort this time. What a lineup of jokers, eh? Games couldn't be sillier than the real…

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The Political Machine 2012 review

It's election fever! Well, election ennui. As the disappointingly over-cautious incumbent takes on a billionaire charisma-vacuum for rights to the throne of America, Stardock release an update of their presidential wannabe sim. I've been creeping around the corridors of power in The Political Machine 2012 for the last couple of days. Join me in the west wing for a post-mortem, won't you?

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WIN: The Political Machine 2008, Plus Loot

Read onwards for details on how to win including copies of American disaster presidential election simulator The Political Machine 2008 and another noise-buffing Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi Platinum – Fatal1ty Champion Edition soundcard. Alec wrote about the game just here. And yes, it's another UK-only competition, I'm afraid. (Don't blame us! Blame the boring old US companies who don't seem to love our 120,000-strong US readership!…

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The Free Free World: The Political Machine Express

Political satire and turn-based strategy: a surprisingly winning combination. Stardock have just chucked out a free version of their lovely The Political Machine 2008, which is essentially a demo in all but name. It is, however, the part of the game that everyone wants to play the most: Obama vs Mcain. With staunch support from Joe Biden and the pitbull with lipstick, of course. Many…

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I Made Dick Cheney President

I've done a bad thing. A baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad thing. I've made One Of The Most Evil Men In The World president of the USA. Dick Cheney now has the keys to the planet, with staunch support from his Vice-President Lord Krona, who is a brain-washing tyrant from Mars. Or is that Cheney again? I get confused. It might be an insane, broken system, but American politics…

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