Political Animals is an election campaign simulation game set within a world populated by corrupt crocodiles and meritocratic mice. In a political contest where corruption is always around the corner, can you win without getting your paws dirty?
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Mostly Positive (69) - 71% of the 69 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 2, 2016
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September 8

Our new game Academia : School Simulator has been launched!



As some of you might know we started working on a new game a few months after Political Animals launched.

After 9 months of hard work, we’re very pleased to finally be able share Academia : School Simulator with you all! I’ll keep this short and sweet as we are exhausted and already mentally preparing for your support emails!

For our Early Access launch of Academia we have 4 different tiers of the game that you can purchase, with corresponding benefits. I’ll go over them very quickly here.

$20 Base Game



This gets you a copy of Academia School Simulator. Thanks for supporting us!

$25 Political Animals Bundle



If you have already bought Political Animals, you get 20% off on Academia even after the Launch sale!

$35 Name in Game



You get all the above plus your name in the game! You can only get this using the humble widget. (Steam keys provided)

$200 Custom Teacher Sprite



You get all the above plus a customized teacher sprite made in your image! You can only get this using the humble widget. (Steam keys provided)

Launch Sale!

All tiers have a launch week sale of 20% off, except for the custom teacher sprite, which is only 10% off.

Thanks so much guys, hope you enjoy the game, and we’ll be in touch soon! For fans of Political Animals (we know you're out there!) this means that we won't be working on the game anytime soon. But if Academia is a successful game, that means we can hire some people to help out with development of Political Animals, so please help us spread the word!
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June 9

Japanese Version Released!



Hi everyone! We have always wanted to make our game as accessible to as many gamers around the world as possible, so we are delighted to announce the addition of Japanese localization for Political Animals!

Special thanks to our localizer:
Toyochさん ( http://steamcommunity.com/id/toyochzor/ )
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Reviews

“It's colourful and silly and the art style is lovely, all of which belies its depth as a strategy game.”
Eurogamer

“adeptly simplifies the act of campaigning to make it immediately approachable without sacrificing depth”
Waypoint/Vice

“a deep strategy game drawing inspiration for in-game events from real world political events and scandals”
The Reticule

About This Game


Political Animals is an election simulation game set within a world populated by corrupt crocodiles and meritocratic mice. In a political contest where corruption is always around the corner, find out just how incorruptible you really are. Do you have the integrity of Mousey or the ruthlessness of Croccy? Will you fight your campaign on issues and in the best interests of the people, or will you succumb to the easier path of bribery and intimidation? Will you win votes...or will you buy them?


Each turn you spend logistics to move your candidate and their staff around the political landscape to whip up popular support. Your choice of staff affects your strategy! A lawyer can settle your scandals, but a preacher can energize the population. Raise funds from the wealthy, give gifts to political patrons, or hold rallies to build grass-roots support from the electorate. Along the way, expect to encounter scandals both real and fabricated as well as random events that test your moral mettle.


This new turn-based strategy game is developed by Philippines-based studio Squeaky Wheel and published by Democracy-3 developers Positech Games. Political Animals features a large and continuously increasing set of playable characters, eight different maps and and infinite strategies you can employ to win over the population, district by district.

  • A bite-sized yet deep turn-based strategy game that you can play in 1-2 hour campaigns
  • Eight beautifully designed maps based on countries around the world
  • Numerous animal candidates to choose from and customize
  • Eight different staff types with special abilities to suit your campaign style
  • Political Events that draw inspiration from world politics

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: 7
    • Processor: min. 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 820M
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 7
    • Processor: min. 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 820M
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.3
    • Processor: Intel® Core i5 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.3
    • Processor: Intel® Core i5 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu, Arch, Debian, Solus, Antergos, Kubuntu, SteamOS, Opensus, Solus
    • Processor: min. 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu, Arch, Debian, Solus, Antergos, Kubuntu, SteamOS, Opensus, Solus
    • Processor: min. 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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