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The Rally Point: This Is The President is light on strategy, but novel with it

This Is The President is a game that, partway through, had me worried it wouldn’t really qualify as a strategy game. As you’d expect, it’s about being the US President, and making lots of decisions about running the country and trying not to become too unpopular. But it’s far closer to interactive fiction than a simulation, with a main plot whose demands, if failed, will instantly end the game.

It has, however, got me considering what exactly “political strategy game” means.

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