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The Controlled Lands of Pikatroid

“Totus pro valde rector Pikatroid”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Outlawed
Economy:
Struggling
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Eminence Grise

Location: Minecraftia

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The Controlled Lands of Pikatroid is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Pikatroid with an iron fist, and notable for its suspicion of poets. Its hard-nosed, cynical population of 14.132 billion are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Defence, with areas such as Social Welfare and Social Equality receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pikatroid City. The average income tax rate is 99%. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

The government funds private schools for intellectually gifted children, every product goes through extensive safety-testing by the government, high-income earners pay a 100% tax rate, and naturists are jailed regularly for indecent exposure. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force. Pikatroid's national animal is the Nummy Muffin Coocol Butter, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is a major religion, and its currency is the Unobtanium.

Pikatroid is ranked 14th in Minecraftia and 111,835th in the world for Largest Agricultural Sector, scoring -5 on the Mu-Bah-Daggs Productivity Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 5 days ago

  • 5 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 15 days ago: Pikatroid fell out of the regional Top 5% for Healthiest Citizens.
  • 21 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Transport Department.
  • 22 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Conservative (last census: Top 5%).
  • 30 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Defense Forces (last census: Top 10%).
  • 36 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Beautiful Environments (last census: Top 10%).
  • 41 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Public Sector.
  • 44 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Safest (last census: Top 10%).
  • 46 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Extreme (last census: Top 10%).
  • 51 days ago: Pikatroid's influence in Minecraftia fell from "Powerbroker" to "Eminence Grise".

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by Max Barry

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