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The Federal Republic of Smallcombe

“Sumus simus nos.”

Category: Corporate Bordello
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
World Benchmark

Regional Influence: Vassal

Location: Windows NT

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Smallcombe

Population4.583 billion

CapitalTiberia
LeaderPresident Harrison Wells

CurrencyYen
AnimalWolf

The Federal Republic of Smallcombe is a massive, genial nation, ruled by President Harrison Wells with a fair hand, and renowned for its rum-swilling pirates and free-roaming dinosaurs. The hard-working, democratic, devout population of 4.583 billion Smallcombeans are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

The relatively small, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tiberia. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 10.2%.

The powerhouse Smallcombean economy, worth 243 trillion Yen a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Automobile Manufacturing, Tourism, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is 53,236 Yen, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 184,414 per year while the poor average 11,223, a ratio of 16.4 to 1.

One of the most popular models in Smallcombe has a scarred face and one working eye, guns don't kill people — heroes do, employees are told they can avoid traffic jams by starting work at 4 AM, and it is quite common for bar patrons to discuss Wittgenstein over cordials and games of backgammon. Crime, especially youth-related, is a serious problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Smallcombe's national animal is the Wolf.

Smallcombe is ranked 31,655th in the world and 2nd in Windows NT for Most Pro-Market, scoring 70.62 on the Rand Index.

Top
5%
Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 5,030thTop
10%
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11,897thLargest Publishing Industry: 19,282ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 19,331stHighest Crime Rates: 19,548th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Smallcombe's influence in Windows NT rose from "Apprentice" to "Vassal".
  • : Smallcombe was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry.
  • : Following new legislation in Smallcombe, it is quite common for bar patrons to discuss Wittgenstein over cordials and games of backgammon.
  • : Following new legislation in Smallcombe, employees are told they can avoid traffic jams by starting work at 4 AM.
  • : Smallcombe's influence in Windows NT rose from "Squire" to "Apprentice".
  • : Smallcombe was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry and Highest Crime Rates.
  • : Following new legislation in Smallcombe, guns don't kill people — heroes do.
  • : Following new legislation in Smallcombe, one of the most popular models in Smallcombe has a scarred face and one working eye.
  • : Following new legislation in Smallcombe, soldiers are issued comics about superheroes punching unflattering caricatures of their enemies.
  • : Following new legislation in Smallcombe, local councils have to call in dump trucks to clear parks of dinosaur droppings.

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