My Fellow Americans – Swing States 2012 Review

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This…is GNN.

I mentioned to a friend of mine that I was going to review Swing States 2012, the new solo election game from Victory Point Games, and he remarked that if we weren’t already eye-deep in election season, he might be interested in playing it. But the thought of digging into anything to do with the current US Presidential election made him feel a little queasy. I can’t say I blame him, but when you strip away the endless attack adds, distorted facts, and general cynicism, it’s plain that elections are perfect fodder for games. Swing States 2012 is the first to my knowledge, however, that makes it a purely solitaire experience. Continue reading