Rick Blaha
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In short, I am looking for a game that captures the political battle that I get from Twilight Struggle, but can play with more than two. For example, I am thinking about competing ideologies, such as democracy against totalitarianism against monarchy against anarchy in whatever form that may be. The only game I have come across in the database in the same vein is Democracy: Majority Rules.

Can anyone recommend other titles that are worth playing?
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Moe45673
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It's hard to say without more detail. I know exactly what you want but can't think of anything. Would Tammany Hall strike your fancy?

*edit* You can always check out the new game Virgin Queen or its predecessor, Here I Stand

*edit 2* Looking through the political category, there appear to be lots of choices. The Republic of Rome or the lighter game influenced by it, Sylla, may be worth looking at as well.
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Kent Reuber
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Liberté plays from 3-6 players and has 3 factions:

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There are three factions, the Radicals (red), the Moderates (blue), and the Royalists (white).


Revolution! plays with 3-4, but it's not a historical game.

A game like Junta might provide some deliciously evil fun, but this is more about competing government structures rather than different ideologies. (That is, the "money" ideology is a common theme.)
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Divided Republic has similar mechanics to 1960 (and Twilight Struggle), but allows for more players and is actually best with 4. It is about the 1860 US presidential election, with the secession looming on the background. If you want you can read my review here.
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Laura Creighton
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Swedish Parliament might do it for you.

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to make some more. Getting a copy now is very difficult.
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Kevin Shillinglaw
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Carpe Astra is another one you might want to look at. It's for 2-4 and it's all about gaining political support from various guilds and slandering your opponents so they lose support. For me, this game really portrays the political struggle well.
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König von Siam is a neat little 2-3 player game that might fit the bill of what you're looking for. It has four powers vying for control of South East Asia - Laos, Malaysia, the Siamese Royals, and the British. The players don't represent these powers, but play as noblemen who are seeking to manipulate the situation for their own gain, influencing control of regions while currying favour with the faction(s) that they hope will win.

It plays in 30 minutes and is fairly abstract, but imo has a similar feel to TS in manipulating the timing of a combination of good and bad events to come out on top. The rules have a 4 player team variant that I haven't tried yet, but I can testify to its awesomeness with two and particularly with three.
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Attack! has different ideologies fighting towards slightly different goals.

I did'nt play it enough to know if it has any impact in the long run.

edit: you will need this for the politics part Attack! Expansion
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I've never played it, so I'm not sure... but wouldn't Die Macher be a good candidate?

Edit: Or not? I don't know. It's certainly got the 2+ political aspect down...
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Founding Fathers

From BGG Entry - "Newest game from the pair that made 1960: The Making of the President. The goal here is to be the founding father with the most renown at the end of the game, which consists of the making of the US constitution. Players have a hand of delegates that represent a state, defend an issue and have a special ability. A different issue of the constitution is considered each round while players use delegates to either help or go against the issue."

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Ideology: The War of Ideas This one is actually pretty good.

For something more old school wargame, there is Cold War or United Nations
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