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So, as we wait for the release of PF:Primaries (hopefully in the next day or so), what are some situations you're most looking forward to playing out?

I'm personally a big fan of the extreme under-dog type scenarios. So I'd probably like to try a 2004 GOP Primary or a 1996 Democratic primary season as a marginal challenger to the incumbent... just to see how well I could do. Maybe a one-on-one between Bush and someone like Alan Keyes. See how many delegates I could collect.

I'm also really interested in trying out Bob Kerry in 1992 and Steve Forbes in 1996. Both of those scenarios really appeal to me. As well as Dick Lugar in 1996 (again, my love of underdogs).

Might even try giving someone like Larry Agran (1992 - Democratic) a spin, as an extreme long-shot in a crowded contest. See if I could negotiate for the VP spot or some other secondary prize. :)

So, what are the candidates and races you're all looking most forward to playing?

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Well, I dobut they will release an offical 1996 scenario, so you'd have to wait a bit for users to create that.

Anyway, I'd prob try to do the following:

Anderson in 1980 Republican primaries (If he is in them, and not just an independent)

Harkin in 1992

Mike Gravel in 2008 (If 80soft includes him, otherwise, Bayh)

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Unluckily for you the Ku Klux Klan doesn't have a party :rolleyes::P

Actually they do, though it hasn't run a candidate since its creation.

I'm most excited to see how the ballot access system works for minor parties. Could be fun.

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Actually they do, though it hasn't run a candidate since its creation.

Well, that showed me :lol: .

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I want to learn how to use the new XML format so that when the inevitable PMF Canada - 2007 comes out, probably using that format, I can easily convert scenarios.

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I want to try Gore in 88, Ferrero in 84, and the Kennedy's: Ted in 80, Robert in 68, and John in 60 and 56 for VP. OH! Also, John Glenn, I know he ran once...

I've never edited in the format the new game uses, but if I can, I'm going to start right away on a West Wing '06 (It'd be cool to play as Santos or Hoynes) and a Primary Colors scenario...

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I diffenatly can't wait now! What year primarys will they include? Well here's a list of what I want to achieve:

Gary Hart in 1984, Henry "Scoop" Jackson in 1972 or 1976, Humphrey in 1960, Ted in 1980, McCain in 2000, Dole in 1988, Rocky in 1964, Al Gore in 1988, Bill Bradley in 2000, Romney in 1968, Reagan in 1976, RFK in 1968, McCarthy in 1968, MIKE GRAVEL in 2008! the list goes on. This is if 80soft added these scenarios. Hopefully

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You'll probably have to wait for users to create those scenarios. 80soft is probably just working on releasing the game engine, not a huge number of scenarios.

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I thought I remembered 80soft saying they would be including 4 scenarios with the game when it's first released. (One of which would be 2008, obviously.)

My choices for playing:

Giuliani in 2008

Tsongas in 1992 (Can Elmer Fudd beat Elmer Gantry?)

Reagan in 1976 (if such a scenario is available)

Keith

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Well, then it might be 2008, 2004, 1992, and 1980 or 1960 - the scenarios that came with the original game.

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The problem with 2008 is that we don't know who the candidates will be. We can take some guesses, but that is it. Also, there may be some new issues between now and the start of the primaries. The Iowa caucuses are 15 months away. If they are going to have another "official" campaign, it will probably be 2000.

As for what my plans are WRT scenario creation, I will probably work on upgrading my "Santos Vs Vinick" scenario to have primaries.

Before we do any modifications, we are going to have to play the games a few times with the "regulation" scenarios just to see how everything works

BTW, is there going to be a new candidate editor with this game?

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When P4E Primaries come out, i'll be starting on heaps of scenarios mainly primary ones though. Will it be easier to create scenarios?

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Hey everyone,

President Forever + Primaries will include 2008, 2004, 2000, 1992, 1980, and 1960. All the scenarios will include both the primaries and the general election.

Some of the scenarios will be released initially, and some will follow in free upgrades available through the game's AutoUpdater. More news soon ...

Anthony Burgoyne

80soft.com

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I have two questions

1) do the current owners of p4ever have to pay for the new primary version

2) can you give a list of new features

3) and what happened to that congress forever game

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Obviously I don't work at 80soft, but these are very easy to answer questions.

1. Yes

2. This is most of them.

3. They are trying to balance getting PF:P and CF out on time.

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