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The Grand Duchy of Mechashadow

“The Machine is all”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Hermit

Location: Darksteel Geargia

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The Grand Duchy of Mechashadow is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Archduke Bolt Gigastein with an even hand, and notable for its keen interest in outer space. The compassionate, intelligent population of 14.714 billion Mechashadowians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Social Equality. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mechashadow City. The average income tax rate is 100%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Tourism industry.

Administrative districts are increasingly defined by their taste in housing architecture, politicians constantly ring their voters to remind them how good a job they're doing, notable individuals are granted land and titles, and students cut up leftover gear credits during Arts and Crafts. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Mechashadow's national animal is the Barrel Dragon, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the gear credit.

Mechashadow is ranked 1st in Darksteel Geargia and 539th in the world for Most Cultured, scoring 194 on the Snufflebottom-Wiggendum Pentatonic Scale.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 8 days ago

  • 8 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, students cut up leftover gear credits during Arts and Crafts.
  • 8 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, notable individuals are granted land and titles.
  • 8 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, politicians constantly ring their voters to remind them how good a job they're doing.
  • 8 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, administrative districts are increasingly defined by their taste in housing architecture.
  • 8 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, the number of students attending university has reached a record high.
  • 32 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables.
  • 32 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, graffiti graces every city's streets.
  • 32 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, the government is spending millions on renovating the public transportation system.
  • 32 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, anyone who so much as frowns is referred to a mental health unit.
  • 32 days ago: Following new legislation in Mechashadow, consumption of cat memes has skyrocketed.

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