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The player could use the simulation to test certain strategies to lead the failing Soviet Union into a new era of prosperity or force its dissolution and integration into the new world order.
This game introduced the concept of budget management, citizen and faction satisfaction as well as multiple economic values and political spectrum.
In Hidden Agenda the user takes the role of the president of Chimerica, a post-revolutionary Central American country, trying to juggle international relations and the needs of the country's citizens.
Virtonomics has a political simulation module where players can participate in election on three levels: city elections to become a mayor, government's election and president's election.
One of the earliest such games was The Game of Politics, created by Oswald Lord in 1935 which remained in print until 1960.In 1996, this was adapted to the Doonesbury Election Game, designed by Randy Chase (who also did Power Politics) and published by Mindscape, in which players conducted a campaign with the assistance of a pool of advisors selected from characters in the Doonesbury comic strip.In 2004, Stardock published Political Machine, in which the player steers a candidate through a 41-week election cycle for United States President, developing policies and tailoring talk show appearances and speech content.Another is Commander in Chief, produced by Eversim, boasting an array of choices for domestic policy and decisions. There can also be found games that puts the player in the seat of a state leader, such as Super Power, and its sequel, Super Power 2, whose goals are to produce economic stability and prosperity, but the game mainly revolves around foreign policies, with the abilities to interact with other countries in many ways.
The game includes a great number of real-life treaties that influence countries.
In other web based games players register, apply for an open position (either a country or person inside a country such as a politician or army general) and carry out game activities either through newspapers or other activities or (more commonly) through gamemasters.