by Max Barry

Latest Forum Topics

10th Anniversary Special!

How to Play


How to Play Nation Challenge

Find an opponent and CHALLENGE! The winner is decided by comparing stats on randomly-selected World Census rankings.


Your starting Level is the number of world trophies you have (of any type—top 1%, 10%, etc). You can gain more levels by winning Challenge games and accumulating Championship points.

Round of Five

Games are usually played to the best of 5 rounds. If the dueling nations are not the same level, the higher-level nation begins on a number of points equal to its level advantage. For example, a Level 5 nation will have a 1-point starting advantage against a Level 4 nation.

Nations always have a chance to win any Challenge: the game will play at least as many rounds as is necessary for the lower-level nation to finish ahead, assuming it wins every round. For example, if a Level 1 nation challenges a Level 10 nation, the higher-level nation will begin on 9 points and the game will play up to 10 rounds, all of which the lower-level nation needs to win to claim victory. So it's possible. Not easy. Not really practical. But possible.

Championship Ladder

#NationLevelPointsSpecialtyWinsLossesWin Rate
1Asshai under the shadow254,905,189Crime129,16123,95884.4%
2Lkjdlkjh254,290,354Industry: Cheese Exports42,2052,96493.4%
3Chionnal254,093,322Political Freedom102,16219,91583.7%
4Kricket252,385,468Political Freedom96,9868599.9%
5The Normal-Weirdo Empire of Zamri1138682,199,487Average Income of Rich47,13491198.1%
636th chamber251,529,359Secularism83,85317100.0%
7The Restored Confederacy of Brazil South661,444,495Charmlessness39,2164,10490.5%
8The Kingdom of Bacopa631,061,040Economy24,2466,22379.6%
9Aviation nation251,015,292Crime42,97578,15135.5%
12The Day Care of NManiaJews59915,604Industry: Retail27,2912,76290.8%
13The Lovely Happy Jewish Republic of Sea Dolphin Lovers50883,373Population17,7524,10181.2%
14Trump america united v525856,669Income Equality60,23352299.1%
15I wanna be25819,314Income Equality20,8321,45293.5%
16The Great Empire of Kandorith53813,503Corruption17,5496,98671.5%
17Nytoland25773,627Recreational Drug Use27,1351,57694.5%
19The Althing of Ratateague66710,538Integrity10,62712,11046.7%
20Titannia25658,146Youth Rebelliousness35,4923,17891.8%