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The Empire of Rototornik

“Slava rodu!”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Powerbroker

Location: Otoris



Population17.591 billion

LeaderStanislav Zelko
FaithOrthodox Christianity


The Empire of Rototornik is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Stanislav Zelko with an iron fist, and remarkable for its triple-decker prams, digital currency, and anti-smoking policies. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 17.591 billion 'Tornikians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The relatively small, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Education, Law & Order, and Industry also on the agenda, while Social Policy and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Miscarcand. The average income tax rate is 99.3%.

The frighteningly efficient 'Tornikian economy, worth an astonishing 14,875 trillion Torniks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is a breathtaking 845,605 Torniks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Power to the people comes from the barrel of a gun, ghost regiments exist only on paper, citizens know never to accept cookies from strangers, and they who do not work shall not eat. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Rototornik's national animal is the Nigershrimp, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to heavy metals seepage into national waterways, and its national religion is Orthodox Christianity.

Rototornik is ranked 185th in the world and 1st in Otoris for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 21,377.64 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Largest Information Technology Sector: 14thMost Scientifically Advanced: 15thHighest Poor Incomes: 19thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 22ndHighest Average Incomes: 25thLargest Black Market: 27thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 33rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 64thMost Corrupt Governments: 125thHighest Economic Output: 162ndLargest Mining Sector: 165thLargest Insurance Industry: 185thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 198thLargest Agricultural Sector: 210thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 233rdLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 234thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 239thLowest Crime Rates: 252ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 253rdLargest Governments: 264thMost Efficient Economies: 347thSmartest Citizens: 351stMost Avoided: 688thMost Advanced Public Education: 739thMost Armed: 766thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 781stMost Subsidized Industry: 971stMost Developed: 1,008thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,171stLongest Average Lifespans: 1,219thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,262ndLargest Retail Industry: 1,455thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,676thRudest Citizens: 1,973rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,043rdTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 2,550thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,628thLargest Gambling Industry: 2,984thHealthiest Citizens: 5,689thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,521stLargest Populations: 8,519thTop
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 11,626thMost Authoritarian: 12,448thMost Conservative: 12,510thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 15,035thMost Stationary: 16,106thMost Influential: 17,398thMost Secular: 20,068th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, they who do not work shall not eat.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, citizens know never to accept cookies from strangers.
  • : Rototornik was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Secular.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, ghost regiments exist only on paper.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, power to the people comes from the barrel of a gun.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, there is no other place with more lab coats per square mile than former houses of worship.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, from the highest mountain to the deepest cave - one can always count on finding a good cell signal in Rototornik.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, minefields are being deployed along the border to discourage potential emigrants from trying to leave.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, the derisively named "Morlocks of Moria" futilely demand time in the sun.
  • : Following new legislation in Rototornik, to 'cut off family ties' is no longer just a phrase.


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