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The Commonwealth of Shattered Cultures

“Fighting the hopeless battle, not to win, but to fight.”

Category: Left-wing Utopia
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Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Balder


The Commonwealth of Shattered Cultures is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Count Blink-a-lot with a fair hand, and renowned for its devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, intelligent population of 10.442 billion Shattered Culturesians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Education, with areas such as Religion & Spirituality and Commerce receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dothallow. The average income tax rate is 75%, and even higher for the wealthy. 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.

Divorce lawyers are found begging on the streets, new funding allows inner city teachers to replace school laptops almost as fast as they get stolen, birth rates have hit an all-time low, and the alarmingly racist TV show 'Bigtopians Say the Darndest Things' is a hit. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is a major problem, and the police force struggles against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Shattered Cultures's national animal is the pokemon, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the casino token.

Shattered Cultures is ranked 390th in Balder and 10,925th in the world for Nudest, with 216 Cheeks per Square Mile.

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