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Democracy 3 on Sale! $9.99>$2.99

12-22-2014, 05:08 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 125
Democracy 3 on Sale! $9.99>$2.99


Democracy 3

Positech Games
Genres: Games Simulation Strategy
$2.99 USD


Quote:
Ever wanted to run the country?

Have you ever wanted to be president? or prime-minister? Convinced you could do a better job of running the country? Let's face it, you could hardly do a worse job than our current political leaders. Crime, Unemployment, National Debt, Terrorism, Climate Change...Have you got the answers to the problems that face western industrialized nations? Here is your chance to find out…

An entire virtual country

Democracy 3 simulates the motivations, loyalties and desires of everyone in the country. A custom-designed neural network is used to model individual voters, each which varying memberships of voting groups, political parties and pressure groups. Each voters income is modelled, along with their levels of complacency and cynicism. This is the most sophisticated political strategy game ever created.

Unique user interface

Despite being vastly detailed under-the-hood, Democracy 3 has a unique user interface that makes visualising the connections between laws, policies, voters and situations easy. A simple iconic-based view of your countries issues allows you to 'drill-down' through all the relationships between policies and voters to quickly analyse the impacts of your decisions. Your trade policy may affect GDP, which will affect unemployment, which will effect poverty, and thus crime, leading to a change in tourism, which affects GDP…

Complex simulated voters

Each individual voter is a mixture of a subset of the 21 different voter groups represented within the game. They might be a young, wealthy, liberal socialist commuter, or a retired conservative religious capitalist, for example. Not only this, but the extent to which they identify each of those groups is both variable, and can be affected by your policies in the long term. Convert your country to religion, or atheism, to capitalism, or socialism by careful and nuanced adjustment of your policies and laws over time. A 'focus group' feature lets you look at individual voters and see exactly how they came to a decision to vote for you (or not!).

Detailed policy model

Each policy (or law) in the game has a slider which allows you to fine tune it's intensity to get the balance just right. A series of equations within the game allows the same policy to have radically different effects on each voter group at different points in the slider, so some voters may be indifferent to a policy unless it reaches extreme levels, for example. Democracy 3 also models the global economy, including credit rating agencies and debt interest levels, as well as the impact of global events on your country.


Supported Devices:
  • iPadMini
  • iPad23G
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPad2Wifi
  • iPadMini4G
  • iPadFourthGen
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 6.0

Download Size: 39.6MB


Last edited by RampageDeluxe; 12-22-2014 at 08:15 PM.
12-22-2014, 08:03 PM
#2
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
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I'm tempted but running out of funds.

12-22-2014, 08:06 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 125
For the price, I think it's a steal. I'm really enjoying it, though I did just get assassinated.
12-23-2014, 12:36 AM
#4
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 107
fun game? worth it?
12-23-2014, 02:24 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 106
Damn, so many games going on sale and I only have like $3 left.

How is this one though? Is it easy to learn, interesting, replayable?
12-23-2014, 11:05 AM
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Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 125
There are some great comments in the official TA thread. It's very deep and has a pretty easy learning. Took me about 20 minutes to get comfortable. I think if you like sims, or even kinda like them, you are missing out big time if you don't get this at this price.
12-23-2014, 11:31 AM
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Location: USA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RampageDeluxe View Post
There are some great comments in the official TA thread. It's very deep and has a pretty easy learning. Took me about 20 minutes to get comfortable. I think if you like sims, or even kinda like them, you are missing out big time if you don't get this at this price.
You're pushing me in that direction. Some reviews said it had stability issues. I take it those were resolved.
12-23-2014, 09:31 PM
#8
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Posts: 125
Quote:
Originally Posted by klink View Post
You're pushing me in that direction. Some reviews said it had stability issues. I take it those were resolved.
I haven't had any issues. I play on a 4th gen iPad.
12-24-2014, 11:33 AM
#9
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Location: USA
Posts: 1,564
Bought. I 'lol try to provide comments later if I get the time.
12-25-2014, 01:10 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 125
I look forward to your thoughts on this. I thought I replied to this yesterday, but I probably didn't hit submit.