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Election Roulette

The lengths some people will go to to get elected...

have come up with a novel way of dealing with voter apathy in the form of a WAP game called Election Roulette. "Imagine a world where Prime Ministers are elected by playing a macabre game of Russian Roulette with the leaders of the competing parties", the game begins, instantly setting the mind boggling. Apparently in the bizarre parallel universe that Quantum Sheep's brains inhabit, elections are handled in just this way, with each party leader making an election pledge before putting the gun to their head and pulling the trigger. The last man standing becomes Prime Minister. Well, it makes about as much sense as our current electoral system, and could be a lot more entertaining.

Sadly you don't get to ask the questions, and although there is something strangely endearing about pressing "Fire" and waiting to see whether your man made it through to the next round or not, it soon starts to lose any sense of excitement. The lack of interactivity, shortage of real issues and the fact that the leaders don't even have to tell the truth to win rapidly makes the whole thing rather dull and repetitive. Very much like the real election, in fact. At least you don't have to listen to William Hague ranting about stealth taxes in Election Roulette though...

Intrigued? You can play Election Roulette at

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