Argument Wars Review

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Posted: 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Argument Wars is an adventure game where you play a lawyer in a U.S. Supreme Court. It's a card game that recreates constitutional arguments behind some important historical cases.

Play involves you choosing which side to argue for and then developing a position using some of the same arguments that were actually made. You then have four rounds to convince the justices of their side. Support cards build the heart and impact of your case. Action cards then offer strategic elements and you can use Object cards to call out mistakes by opponents.

The result is a finely balanced deck-building game that also teaches players about the process of law and justice. The simple to read cards enable you to create a unique case for each defendant or prosecutor. In the end, the player with the most points is declared the winner. The game then describes what actually happened in that historic case, and students can see a certificate that summarizes their gameplay.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3+

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 16/09/2016, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Web and iOS

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @iCivics

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 10 minutes and 15 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Argument Wars

Web Free
iOS Free
Android Free
 
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3+.
 
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.


Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 10+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't recorded accessibility settings for this game yet. Our Argument Wars Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@iCivics) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.


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