Win the White House

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About this game

Running for the presidency isn't easy! In Win the White House, manage your very own presidential campaign by debating your opponents, strategically raising funds, polling voters, launching media campaigns, and making personal appearances. Keep a close eye on the map as you battle for electoral votes.

Played 3.5 million+ times on, this NEW and IMPROVED version of Win the White House includes all new ways to put your stamp on your campaign:
- More avatars
- New campaign slogans
- Running mate options
-Maverick Option for creating your platform
- Refreshed content, art and game play
- Option to print your personalised campaign materials

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Teachers: Check out our classroom resources for Win the White House. Just visit!

Learning Objectives: Your students will ...
-Explain the electoral process (primary and general elections, Electoral College)
-Identify the influence of the media in forming public opinion
-Analyze how parts of a whole interact to produce outcomes in complex systems

Game Features:
1. Create a candidate. Pick an avatar, home state, political party, and campaign slogan.
2. Choose the issues that matter to you. Battle it out with other presidential hopefuls in a primary debate by choosing the best arguments for the issues you care about.
3. Win the primaries. The primary season doubles as the game tutorial in Win the White House. Gain campaign skills by spending time and resources in Iowa and New Hampshire.
4. Win the election. As the party candidate, you must work to gain and keep momentum through targeted media campaigns and personal appearances. Running for office isn't cheap, so you'll need to find funding in friendly states. Your ability to poll will also keep you in the know and help guide you to a presidential victory!
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Feb 14, 2020

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12K reviews
A Google user
March 15, 2020
Good game, educational, and pretty good graphics. The only thing is once you get the hang of it, your basically unbeatable. To make it more challenging I make it to where I cant flip states over 10 electoral votes. Also sometimes AI get too fixed on one state and spend like 4 weeks trying to get it when I clearly just keep negating there progress. My favorite election game, just would like it a little harder.
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Reese Macgowan
November 22, 2020
Its a good game, but there's very little replayability, as once you win once, you don't have anything else to do. It would be nice if you could maybe plays a the president, or transfer your data to another game to continue your presidency, and also would be cool if you had risk moves that maybe would be improving your happiness but you are at risk of being revealed as fraud. Also, the AI is terrible. Sometimes I have seen it go to a state that is secure to campaign. Oh well, still a fun game
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nick deri
May 9, 2020
Good game, designed fine. Only problem is that the AI loves Alabama and Illinois for some reason? They campaign over and over again in those 2 states. Makes the game pretty easy because instead of challenging you in the states that are worth a lot of points, they let you have them in favor of those 2 states. Also, it's really easy to click the wrong state and end up fundraising or campaigning in a state you didn't mean to
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What's new

Version 1.2.1 Notes:
- Number of visual defects & inconsistencies resolved
- Visual improvements on Internet Connection prompts
- Quality of life improvements for Spanish translation
- VO now plays during the National Convention scene