THE ROAD TO THE WHITEHOUSE
Do you have what it takes to be president?
Play as Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich or create
your own candidate from scratch.
Take to the campaign trail against a computer controlled opponent or a human challenger
over the Internet.
THE GOAL: Win the hearts and minds of America’s voters to
achieve victory in the 2012 presidential election.
The Political Machine 2012 features updated political topics from across the United
States. Issues such as Afghanistan, the economy, Obamacare, income inequality, gay
rights, and the national debt have been integrated into the game’s election
database. Regional issues such as “right to work”, state minimum wage,
local environmental policies, farm subsidies and more require the candidate to walk
a tight rope between appealing to the widest range of voters and appearing to “flip
"It really just gets into the real nitty-gritty of like everything that's going on, everything that goes on behind the scenes of a real world campaign."
"The price is right. The game is topical. And it accurately captures the feel of the campaign."
"It’s cute, it’s smart, and it’s simulation of the American electorate is in some ways quite sophisticated."
Windows 8 / 7 SP1 / Vista SP2
The free Steam application is required to install and play The Political Machine 2012.
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Minimum - 1 GHz Processor, 512 MB RAM, 64 MB DirectX 9.0c 3D Video Card with Pixel Shader 2.0 Support, 1 GB Hard Drive Space, DirectX 9.0c, Minimum resolution of 1024x768
Recommended - 2 GHz Processor, 1 GB RAM, 128 MB DirectX 9.0c 3D Video Card