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Most Cheerful Citizens: 8,900thNicest Citizens: 11,325thMost Compassionate Citizens: 12,186th
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Vastlund

Population1.572 billion

CapitalBighold
LeaderYour Illustrious Equalness

Currencydollar
AnimalIrish Elk

The Federation of Vastlund is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Your Illustrious Equalness with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, sprawling nuclear power plants, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 1.572 billion Vastlundians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bighold. The average income tax rate is 50.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The Vastlundian economy, worth 93.8 trillion dollars a year, is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Cheese Exports, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 59,692 dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.

Arbitrary election rules are considered sacrosanct, Maxtopian tourists make expensive pilgrimages to Bighold to enjoy their national art, school plays were recently banned due to concerns of child endangerment, and the government supplies ragtag bands of resistance fighters in exchange for vague promises of future payment. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Vastlund's national animal is the Irish Elk, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Vastlund is ranked 33,360th in the world and 137th in Democratic Socialist Assembly for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 4,877.91 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

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Most Cheerful Citizens: 8,900thNicest Citizens: 11,325thTop
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 12,186thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15,133rdMost Inclusive: 16,065thHighest Drug Use: 17,023rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 21,098thLeast Corrupt Governments: 21,720thLargest Information Technology Sector: 22,267th
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 14th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 16th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Vastlund was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Nicest Citizens and the Top 10% for Highest Foreign Aid Spending and Least Corrupt Governments.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, the government supplies ragtag bands of resistance fighters in exchange for vague promises of future payment.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, school plays were recently banned due to concerns of child endangerment.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, Maxtopian tourists make expensive pilgrimages to Bighold to enjoy their national art.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, arbitrary election rules are considered sacrosanct.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, community-designed sword prostheses are becoming dangerously common.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, citizens may cast their vote over the internet or phone.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, suburban backyards are seized by the government and turned into national parks.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, the best way to be heard in politics is to speak softly and carry a big comedy prop.
  • : Following new legislation in Vastlund, no animal is considered endangered if there's another that looks kind of like it.

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