What's happening with iCivics now that Adobe Flash is going away?

When iCivics launched its first game in 2009, Adobe Flash was the best development platform to use. But like all games, there is a final level! Adobe Flash will no longer be supported by many web browsers after December 31, 2020. Since the announcement, we have been working hard to ensure our games are accessible on our website without using Flash.


As we approach the deadline, some of our games will be affected:

The following iCivics games have been upgradedArgument WarsBranches of PowerCast Your VoteCounties WorkCourt Quest, Do I Have a Right?, Executive Command, Immigration Nation, LawCraft, Race to Ratify, and Win the White House

These games will be removed from our website on December 31 until upgrades are possible: Activate, Crisis of Nations, People’s Pie, Supreme Decision

We’re saying a final goodbye to these four games on December 31: Power Play, Responsibility Launcher, Represent Me, We the Jury


Until December 31, 2020, iCivics will still offer our Flash games on our website. Here are helpful Frequently Asked Questions from our Support Desk to help troubleshoot access issues:


Be sure to check the list of games that will no longer be available after December 31, 2020 and explore other resources we have that cover similar content to adjust your curriculum. 


Help us say goodbye to our games by sharing your stories with us. Did the tug-of-war of federalism win you over in Power Play? Did you love launching responsibilities in Responsibility Launcher? Have a special story about a student who was impacted by our games? Share your story with us via this form.

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