The Political Machine 2008

The Political Machine 2008

Infobox VG
title = The Political Machine 2008

developer = Stardock
publisher = Ubisoft
designer =
engine =
released = vgrelease|NA=June 17, 2008
genre = Strategy
modes = Single-player, multiplayer
ratings = vgratings|ESRB=Everyone 10+
platforms = PC
media = CD-ROM, digital download
requirements = • Windows XP/Vista (64-bit not supported)
• 1 GHz Processor
• 512 MB Free System RAM
• 64 MB DirectX 9.0c 3D Video Card
• 1 GB Hard Drive Space
• DirectX 9.0c
• Internet connection required for multiplayer and updates.
input = Keyboard and mouse

"The Political Machine 2008" is a strategic-political computer game from Stardock, in which the player leads a campaign to elect the President of the United States. The player accomplishes this goal by traveling from state to state and engaging in a variety of activities to either raise money or raise poll numbers. It is the sequel to The Political Machine released in 2004. The Political Machine 2008 features new characters such as Barack Obama and John McCain. The game focuses on much more current issues and the constant need for money. [Stardock. [ The Political Machine 2008 lets gamers run for President] ]

The developers have said that they will add new content into the game before November 4 (the election) and will update the issues as they change in importance. New candidates are also planned once minor bugs are ironed out. [ [ The Political Machine fourm post] (about halfway down the page)]

Presidential candidates


*Fmr. President Bill Clinton (D-AR)
*Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY)
*Fmr. Sen. John Edwards (D-NC)
*Fmr. Vice President Al Gore (D-TN)
*Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
*Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)
*Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM)
*Fmr. President Jimmy Carter (D-GA) - unlock
*Fmr. President John F Kennedy (D-MA) - unlock
*Fmr. President Lyndon B. Johnson (D-TX) - unlock
*Fmr. President Woodrow Wilson (D-NJ) - unlock
*Fmr. President Thomas Jefferson (DR-VA) - unlock
*Fmr. Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK) - download
*Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) - download
*Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) - download


*Lord Kona (fictional)
*President George W. Bush (R-TX)
*Vice-President Dick Cheney (R-WY)
*Fmr. New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R-NY)
*Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)
*Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)
*Fmr. Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA)
*Fmr. President Ulysses S. Grant (R-OH) - unlock
*Fmr. President Richard Nixon (R-CA) - unlock
*Fmr. President Ronald Reagan (R-CA) - unlock
*Fmr. President Theodore Roosevelt (R-NY) - unlock
*Fmr. President George Washington (VA) -unlock [George Washington was an independent, but the game only allows for a two-party system]
*Fmr. President Abraham Lincoln (R-IL) - unlock
*Fmr. Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) - download
*Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) - download


External links

* [ "The Political Machine" official website]
* [;img;0 The Political Machine 2008 Q&A: Tackling the Issues Gamespot]
* [ "The Political Machine 2008" Page]

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