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List of Nations and Tribes (Sept. 14, 2017 — Now Edition)

Postby Jutsa » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:06 pm

Welp, time for me to take the reins, I guess. :lol2:

What could possibly go wrong? (chances are I'll forget all about this and/or become super lazy, so I'm adding a date-counter to the title.)

Copy/pasted this from this one. Any suggestions as to new national appearances are welcome!

A note before the boxes:
Candlewhisper Archive wrote:Of note though to writers: don't feel constrained by how nations have been depicted before. It's the writing that determines what these nations are, so each time you write about them you add to their lore. Skandilund doesn't have to be Scandinavian in every way, and Dàguó doesn't have to be Chinese in every way. For my own part, I've always felt Brancaland has elements of the USA to it as well, while the United Federation isn't exactly the USA either. For example, when I was doing How To Examine Your Testees I was mentally visualising the United Federation as a USA where the South won - more of a Confederate States, with an attitude that is more fiercely libertarian and macho, where men are men, and men carry guns and believe in Jay-sus. But there's no reason it has to look like that in your head when you write. So long as writing makes the place more interesting, and as long as it doesn't contradict what goes before, then you're adding to the tapestry of nation depiction with each mention.


↑ Remember that this is more of an archive, showing basic existing lore and what nations currently exist. Feel free to expand upon them as you wish, and don't be afraid to add a new member to the family, as said here:

FAQ: Can I make new NPC nations? Answer:
Trotterdam wrote:Yes. Most of them were originally made by players (except the few from the original Max Barry issues). Usually we prefer to use an existing NPC nation that matches our needs, where possible, but there's no rule against coming up with a new one if you feel none of the existing ones are quite right. There are several NPC nations that only appear in one or a few issues.

Enjoy! :D
Nations:

Althaniq: Althaniq, first showing up in issue #863: Oiling the Wheels of Diplomacy, is a small, autocratic nation that supplies oil to your nation in exchange for importing most of its goods from you. However, they're not very well liked by most other nations - particularly Brancaland. Althaniq is heavily based on Qatar, with its name based on the House of Thani, which has ruled it. It also has a stable airline in your nation, as seen in issue #747(added after 909): The Plane Truth. It quite possibly shares borders with Marche Noire. It is also a fairly conservative nation.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: Althaniq
#747: The Plane Truth
#863: Oiling the Wheels of Diplomacy
#909: On the Fence
#1041: A Sport Retort
#1094: A Political Cover-Up
#1135: My Eyes Are Up Here
#1177: A Funny Old Game
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Ausblic: Named after Australian Republic, (in)famous for gifting new - and old - issue writers with fruit baskets, Ausblic's is first seen gifting you 5,000 fruit baskets. It is apparently an agricultural nation. It is also probably an analogue for Australia (though it could, hypothetically, be Austria... you never know!)
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#908: The Forbidden Fruit
#1041: A Sport Retort
#1059: Footing the Bill


Ausonia: First appearing in #1193: Relocating the Living Room, Ausonia is a nation with a very small military that you've discussed invading for more land for your nation. A lot.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#1193: Relocating the Living Room


Bigtopia: There are many Bigtopian immigrants in your country, who face all manner of discrimination from your country as well as Tasmania, Lilliputia, and East Lebatuck, discrimination which they frequently protest. One prominent Bigtopian, Nicholas Condor, called for the extermination of your people. Bigtopia has cheaper labor than your country, leading to outsourcing from your country to theirs. Bigtopia had a dictatorial regime led by the mass-murdering "Butcher of Bigtopia", also known as Lee Terallihitlah, but this regime was overthrown by revolutionaries. Bigtopia harbors anti-government activists from your country, leading to military tensions. The nation also shares a major river with you, and are downstream from your nation.
Issue #860 reveals that your nation has in fact gone to war with Bigtopia, at one point, and the effect lines in 377.1 and 358.3 also seem to suggest that you may presently be at war with them. According to issue #1000, three of the five speakers claim that Bigtopia is your most trusted friend and ally, although speakers 4 and 5 seem to say otherwise.
"Bigwig" is apparently a racial slur against Bigtopians.
North Bigtopia: North Bigtopia and Maxtopia are historic enemies, leading to clashes between Maxtopian and Bigtopian immigrants. They eventually try to make peace in issue #877.
Outer Bigtopia: Spies on your country with an agent named "Solo".
Demonym: Bigtopian | Demonymplural: Bigtopians | Demonymadjective: Bigtopian
#029: Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#055: Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#127: Aging Concerns In @@NAME@@
#190: Immigrants Import Homeland Rivalries [North Bigtopia]
#194: A Request For Military Aid
#215: Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
#233: I Spy A Diplomatic Crisis [Outer Bigtopia]
#256: Easter Egg: Suburbs Are Out Of This World
#262: Sticks And Stones
#275: Wiki Worries
#305: Who's Occupying What?
#313: Conscientious Objectors Want You... To Let Them Abstain
#315: Creative Flowers Withering Under Legislation
#349: Bigtopian Bigwigs Beset Border
#354: Subversive Shortwaves
#361: @@CAPITAL@@, We Have A Problem
#371: Lotto Fever
#377: It's A Bird! It's A Plane! No, It's... Oh, It Was A Plane
#421: No Child Left Behind Enemy Lines
#423: Returning Holy Warriors Cause Trouble
#424: You Just Sank My Battleship
#458: Bigtopian Lives Matter
#470: Tide Stops For No Man
#475: Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
#481: Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels
#482: Whose Fault Is It Anyways?
#532: Desert Island Risks
#611: Blundering Battle Bureaucrats
#633: Sound Judgement
#659: Ramping Up The Difficulty
#678: A Motion For Seconds
#701: Monumental Melodrama
#775: Affirmative Election
#858: Reporting For (Jury) Duty
#860: A Blast From the Past
#875: They See Me Trollin’, They Threatenin’
#877: Gunning for Profits [North Bigtopia]
#890: Mining Blues
#953: The Ethnic Minority Report
#961: No Two Way About It
#997: The Enemy Within: Not a Second Time
#1000: Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
#1038: Maid to Order
#1041: A Sport Retort
#1071: Up the Creek
#1075: The Hand That Feeds
#1088: Inexpert Opinions
#1091: The Great Divide
#1092: The Boys from Brasilistan
#1114: Patriotism Flagging
#1149: The Goriest Advertisement
#1165: Crosswords Beget Angry Letters
#1176: Haters Gonna Hate


Blackacre: A nation with chilly relations with your country, to the extent that Blackacre sent agents to assassinate you. One of their agents, Ussa Maddox, is the alleged nemesis of your country's least-reliable spy, Crazy Boris, who blames Maddox for sinking one of your navy's vessels. Blackacre had fracking operations which lead to earthquakes in their country. Blackacre's leader seems to be an aggressive dictator named Valeria Drake, who hurls threats at foreign leaders from her Twitcher account and seems to have many similarities with Donald Trump. They also seem to have some ties with Violetism.
They apparently are known for rigging elections in other nationstates — including yours, as seen in #936.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: Blackacre / Blackacrean
#259: A Taste Of Revenge
#424: You Just Sank My Battleship
#449: A Big Fracking Problem
#484: Patriot Or Patri-not?
#515: Little Green Men
#551: The Big Fat @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Wedding
#573: The Road To Blackacre Ends Here?
#591: Bait And Switch
#663: A "Friend" In Need
#675: Trick Or Treaty
#745: [The Enemy Within] This Bird Has Flown
#761: As Seen On TV
#792: [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Why Can't We Be Friends?
#813: A Little Birdie Told Me
#838: The Bark Knight Rises
#854: An Armoury of Antiques
#908: The Forbidden Fruit
#936: Hackable Elections?
#958: Pay No Attention to That Donor Behind the Curtain!
#960: Nobody Does It Better?
#980: Small Claims
#1005: What Goes Up Breaks Down
#1062: The Hunt for the Violet November
#1080: The End Was Nigh
#1085: Nuke Before You Leap
#1141: The Trolley Problem (effect line only)
#1161: Chip Off the Ol’ Bloc
#1176: Haters Gonna Hate
#1192: Child's Play


Brancaland: Brancaland is basically Canada.
It's a stable, richly-cultured nation, known for its multilingual policies, is rich in culture and multilingual, and is a popular tourist destination among your citizens.
@@NAME@@'s citizens apparently like to retire there (if they can leave the country), even if it's very cold, as seen in issue #650.
Also seen in #650, it's one of the few nations that your nation gets along with - and even then, they can be a little pushy at times.
As of #915, Brancaland's prime minister is known as Dustin Wiseau.
Brancaland has thriving wood and film exports industries. As such, the nation is apparently sometimes known as Branchaland.
Fun fact: It has a province called Quaybeck, which is in the middle of a violent separatist movement, instigated by @@NAME@@ extremists, as seen in #650,
which is probably based off of how Quebec in Canada has, in fact, had a couple of referendums for whether or not it should leave the country.

Fun fact: Their capital is Maxhoover, a shotty mix of Vancouver and Max Barry.
Demonym: Brancalandian, Branc | Demonymplural: Brancalandians, Brancs | Demonymadjective: Brancalandian
#071: Minority Group Demands Language Recognition
#545: Expats On The Electoral Roll?
#588: Last Call For Alcohol?
#644: The Old Grey Matter
#650: Political Hacks
#673: The Deportation Of Mr. B. Leeper
#675: Trick Or Treaty
#706: A Walk In The Park
#712: Flight Of The Rich And Famous
#763: Any Body For Science?
#766: Carbon Emissions Are Why We Can’t Have Nice Things
#778: Mal Appetit!
#801: Animation Provocation
#843: Quacking Up
#845: A Comedy Of Errors
#846: Use Your Words
#863: Oiling the Wheels of Diplomacy
#868: All In The Family
#899: Uncultured Singles in Your Area
#912: Ambassadors Behaving Madly
#915: Clasp of Controversy
#916: Swing and a Miss
#937: Ebony Pride
#961: No Two Way About It
#971: Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#997: The Enemy Within: Not a Second Time
#1021: Room and Board Games
#1069: Bowl Motions
#1134: Tariff-ic Trouble
#1135: My Eyes Are Up Here
#1154: Foreign Tax Credits Leave Film Industry Reeling
#1163: Some Assembly Required
#1182: Thanks, but No Thanks
#1192: Child's Play


Brasilistan: A diamond producing nation known for abducting its citizens children as well as people from Marche Noire, which it neighbors. The abduction of tourists from your country leads to an international incident which can go many different directions. Their civil rights abuses (and your war, if you had it) are referenced in many other issues.
Demonym: Brasilistani? | Demonymplural: Basilistanis / Brasilistani | Demonymadjective: Brasilistani / Brasilistan
#387: [An International Incident] Diamonds Are An Expat's Best Friend!
#388: [An International Incident] Napalm in the Morning
#389: [An International Incident] Sanctions, Sanctions Everywhere!
#390: [An International Incident] An Unstable Situation
#391: [An International Incident] The Third Horseman of Brasilistan
#392: [An International Incident] A Pirate Problem
#393: [An International Incident] A Naval Conundrum
#395: [An International Incident] Growing Pains
#396: [An International Incident] Is It Brie You're Looking For?
#397: [An International Incident] Select Your Target!
#398: [An International Incident] Why Did You Do That?
#399: [An International Incident] Invasion Plan
#400: [An International Incident] Insurgents Resurgence
#401: [An International Incident] What's The WA Gonna Do, Anyway?
#402: [An International Incident] They Surrendered... Now What?
#403: [An International Incident] We Done Killing Yet?
#405: [An International Incident] Time For A Colonyoscopy!
#406: [An International Incident] It's The Final Countdown
#407: [An International Incident] Brasilistan Go Boom
#486: An Impressing Dilemma
#660: Are We Being Served?
#869: I'll Be in My Bunker
#971: Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#991: Alms and Qualms
#1067: Don't Fear the Reefer
#1092: The Boys from Brasilistan


Copiluaca: First appearing in issue #1185: Should Be Sufficient, Copiluaca (a reference to this) is a nation dependent on goods from your nation in exchange for coffee.
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Dàguó: Dàguó is believed to be based off of China (both modern and old), particularly with its one-child policy, strict educational system, having a substantial trade system with your nation despite having chilly relations possibly due to a culture that's different from yours in many ways, having a historical version of itself called the "Dàmíng" dynesty, and having a breakaway province wanting international recognition. Dàguó is also a theocracy, ruled by the "Celestial Emperor".
New Dàguó: Being a breakaway province of Dàguó, New Dàguó is most likely based off of Taiwan, having a democratic government and engaging in economic warfare with Dàguó.
Demonym: Dàguóren?| Demonymplural: Dàguóren? | Demonymadjective: Dàguó
#610: Only @@LEADER@@ Could Go To Dàguó
#638: Please, @@LEADER@@, I Want Something More
#668: How To Examine Your Testees
#675: Trick Or Treaty
#713: Life In The Bike Lane
#740: [The Enemy Within] A Day In The Life
#808: Big Trouble In Little Dàguó [New Dàguó]
#929: Champagne in the Glass
#965: Like a Bull in a Dàguó Shop
#979: A Patronising Statement
#986: Poacher Pandemic
#1017: A Cure for the Black Market
#1029: Frozen Assets
#1055: Fishy Predictions
#1065: Pulling Out
#1103: Dàguó Takeaway
#1172: Piled Higher and Deeper
#1191: Intelligent Design


The Despojanbourg Republic: First appearing in issue #1087, Despojanbourg is an authoritarian dictatorship — and an ally both fiercely in love with your nation and integral to your nation's security. However, like many dictatorships, there are pro-democracy movements throughout the nation...
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#1087: An International Dictatorial Dilemma


East Calypso: First appearing in #747, East Calypso is a small island nation. East of West Calypso, Not much else is known about this nation except that it may be a paradise for some people.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#747: The Plane Truth
#1037: Ill Girl


East Lebatuck: The East Lebatuckese have been accused of discriminating against Bigtopians. East Lebatuck has a space program as well as a satellite in orbit named "Sputnak," which seems to suggest that East Lebatuck is becoming a representation of the Soviet Union, at least regarding the space race. This is further backed up by their rather socialist and conservative policies. It may or may not be infiltrating Marche Noire.
Trivia: East Lebatuck used to sometimes be known as East Lebuckte (and possibly Lebatuckte, though I'm not certain about such)
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: East Lebatuckese | Demonymadjective: East Lebatuckese / East Lebatuck (Government)
#055: Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#481: Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels
#484: Patriot Or Patri-not?
#518: Face Lift
#534: Too Few Cooks In The Kitchen
#555: It's An Honor Just To Be Nominated!
#589: To Boldly Go?
#650: Political Hacks
#679: Space Is Big Enough For The Both Of Us
#754: The Hit Parade
#790: [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art Of The Distraction
#791: [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Smoking Gun?
#794: [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Fear And Loathing In @@CAPITAL@@
#800: Please Call 1-800-NTA-VRUS, Your Government May Be Compromised
#871: It's Not Easy Being Red
#923: Ministers Exposing Themselves
#1005: What Goes Up Breaks Down
#1041: A Sport Retort
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Gallopavia: Gallopavia first appears in issue #881: Blooming Out of Proportion. Little is known about this nation, except that it has a bloated potted gladioli market whose bubble many fear could pop at any time.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: Gallopavian
#881: Blooming Out of Proportion
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Haptu: Haptu's first appearance is in #1034, and appears to be a tropical island nation that has undergone various economic and political revolutions, as indicated by 1034. It is used as a pawn for global powers, with communists and capitalists fighting for power through Haptu's government. Nothing else is known about this nation.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#1034: Counting Coups
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Kawandaland: Unknown. A terrorist in @@CAPITAL@@ apparently came from there. It also has rain forests and jungle tribes where children can play with knives... I guess. Evidently kinda poor.
Demonym: Kawandalandian | Demonymplural: Kawandalandians | Demonymadjective: Kawandalandian
#997: The Enemy Within: Not a Second Time
#1098: Edged Out
#1145: Your Wild Self(ie)
#1153: Side Effects


Lilliputia: Home of the Lilliputian immigrants. They believe your country has occupied their homeland, and funds terrorist attacks against you. Lilliputia has been accused of discriminating against Bigtopians. Lilliputia is home of the Giant Lilliputian rabbit. Mr. Marple, a world-renown private investigator, is from this country.
Lilliputia is probably a reference to Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels. Lilliput's citizens being 6 inches tall would also explain the "Giant Lilliputian Rabbit".
North Lilliputia: Casinos from your country have been built here. It is unknown if this is a separate country from Lilliputia or merely a region.
Demonym: Lilliputian | Demonymplural: Lilliputians | Demonymadjective: Lilliputian
#029: Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#055: Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#215: Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
#222: Terrorists Strike City Centre
#355: Alien Invaders
#367: What's Their Beef?
#371: Lotto Fever [North Lilliputia]
#432: Children In The Lead?
#459: Murder, He Shouted!
#491: Friends, @@DEMONYMPLURAL@@, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Ears
#670: A Wolf In Refugees’ Clothing
#864: The Missionary Position
#1028: Can’t Get Enough of You Baby
#1176: Haters Gonna Hate
#1191: Intelligent Design


Macronesia: Macronesia is an island nation. It was originally an analogue for Indonesia.
A good portion of their economy and life is at sea, and have what appears to be a very strong navy.
Demonym: Macronesian | Demonymplural: Macronesians | Demonymadjective: Macronesian
#775: Affirmative Election
#889: A Plank Too Far
#1005: What Goes Up Breaks Down
#1010: What’s Got Into @@NAME@@?
#1060: Hole in the Wall


Manamana: a tax haven with shady offshore accounts, exports tequila. Quite possibly has radical civil rights.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: Manamana
#532: Desert Island Risks
#545: Expats On The Electoral Roll?
#800: Please Call 1-800-NTA-VRUS, Your Government May Be Compromised
#1067: Don't Fear the Reefer
#1074: Halting the Heirloom Heist!


Marche Blanc: Marche Blanc is the arch enemy and, essentially, the polar opposite of Marche Noire. Despite being neighbors with Marche Noire, Marche Blanc is on friendly terms with your nation. Several issues involve disputes between the two nations.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#706: A Walk In The Park
#1041: A Sport Retort
#1042: Failure to Launch
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Marche Noire: Another country whose citizens immigrate to yours, Marche Noire is on the brink of a "terrible and violent civil war". After this civil war occurs, Marche Noire overthrows their oppressive monarchy, but elects a government opposed to your country. Despite their political instability, the Marche Noirians have a good economy, producing a lot of cars and agricultural products such as rice. They have tensions with neighboring Brasilistan. Marche Noire's leader is the authoritarian Otto Kratt. Marche Noire also exports wine.
Fun fact: Marche Noire was, in most instances, known as "Marche Noir" until late February, 2018.
Demonym: Marche Noirian| Demonymplural: Marche Noirians | Demonymadjective: Marche Noirian
#029: Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#127: Aging Concerns In @@NAME@@
#226: Expats Plea For Help In War-Torn Country
#384: Out of The Royal Frying Pan
#387: [An International Incident] Diamonds Are An Expat's Best Friend!
#437: Blue Screen Of Economic Death
#460: Salt Of The Earth
#475: Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
#482: Whose Fault Is It Anyways?
#507: Would A Rochebaron By Any Other Name Smell Just As Sweet?
#549: Feasting or Fasting?
#627: The Bee-Ginning Of A Catastrophe?
#643: No Small Wonder
#650: Political Hacks
#684: Murder Most Deniable?
#706: A Walk In The Park
#731: Is There An Election In Marche Noire Or Are You Just Happy To See Us?
#790: [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art Of The Distraction
#909: On the Fence
#923: Ministers Exposing Themselves
#971: Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#1028: Can’t Get Enough of You Baby
#1075: The Hand That Feeds
#1091: The Great Divide
#1157: Rodney and Julietta


Maxtopia: Maxtopia is a nation with a long history, stretching back to the often-referenced "Ancient Maxtopians", such as King Maxbari IV. There are many Maxtopian immigrants in your nation, and they provide a lot of electricity and oil to your country. Maxtopia and North Bigtopia are historic enemies, but try to make peace in issue #877. This country has been described as "scenic, yet corrupt and totalitarian", secular, having high tariffs, and executing people for carrying drugs such as "Maxtopian Grass". Maxtopia also has undergone a civil war or two, one of which involves the religious Violetists, who make up a majority in the country. It is the home of the wood-eating spikeball and the dreaded Maxtopian hornet. It apparently has tariffs on sheep and a thriving shrimp industry, along with probably being the owners of Maxay Pacific Airlines.
Demonym: Maxtopian | Demonymplural: Maxtopians | Demonymadjective: Maxtopian
#115: @@NAME@@'s Schoolchildren Not Learning The Lingua Franca
#127: Aging Concerns In @@NAME@@
#190: Immigrants Import Homeland Rivalries
#201: Jolly Roger Sighted Off The Port Bow!
#209: Students Demand Financial Aid
#215: Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
#237: Tourists On Death Row
#278: Relief is Coming... in Four to Six Weeks
#287: Maxtopians Demand Return of the King
#301: Are 'Friends' Electric?
#315: Creative Flowers Withering Under Legislation
#355: Alien Invaders
#371: Lotto Fever
#380: Farmers Seeding Discontent
#423: Returning Holy Warriors Cause Trouble
#432: Children In The Lead?
#439: The Law Of Exodus
#441: You've Got A Friend In Bee
#449: A Big Fracking Problem
#455: Police On Overkill Mode?
#469: Shoot To Earn
#484: Patriot Or Patri-not?
#492: The Artwork In The Attic
#494: Whipping Up A Controversy
#515: Little Green Men
#534: Too Few Cooks In The Kitchen
#537: Summary Injustice
#549: Feasting or Fasting?
#551: The Big Fat @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Wedding
#591: Bait And Switch
#594: Tie Fighters
#605: The Noblest Of Intentions
#610: Only @@LEADER@@ Could Go To Dàguó
#627: The Bee-Ginning Of A Catastrophe?
#629: Boom Or Bust?
#649: Made In Maxtopia
#656: Ransoms Noted
#670: A Wolf In Refugees’ Clothing
#673: The Deportation Of Mr. B. Leeper
#679: Space Is Big Enough For The Both Of Us
#730: It’s Legal Now!
#747: The Plane Truth (Maxay Pacific Airlines; uncertain)
#788: Duel Purposes
#814: A Topic Of Ethical Imports
#815: Embargoed In
#843: Quacking Up
#853: Silence Is Golden
#877: Gunning for Profits
#923: Ministers Exposing Themselves
#968: @@NAME@@ Falls Flat In Singing Contest
#971: Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#980: Small Claims
#996: Scripting a Change?
#997: The Enemy Within: Not a Second Time
#1000: Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
#1013: Grave Disease
#1036: When in Maxtopia
#1041: A Sport Retort
#1051: Take to the Skies
#1067: Don't Fear the Reefer
#1087: An International Dictatorial Dilemma
#1150: Back Lash Backlash
#1169: An Old Head on Young Shoulders
#1173: Thinking a Little Too Hard?
#1191: Intelligent Design


Merovingia: Little is known about this nation, except that, as of its first appearance in issue #922, it has chocolate cake that drives women crazy.
Yeah, you read this right. It's based on the Matrix movie, hence its first appearance, though it could hypothetically represent old or modern France.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#922: I’ll Have What She’s Having
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Moltovea: Moltovea, often appearing in context with Macronesia, is possibly an analogue for Moldova, though this is not canon.
Little is known about them, although it is confirmed that they lack a substantial navy, and are implied to somewhat lack a substantial military altogether.
Demonym: Moltovean | Demonymplural: Moltoveans | Demonymadjective: Moltovean
#775: Affirmative Election
#878: DoublePlusUnGood (effect line only)
#889: A Plank Too Far
#965: Like a Bull in a Dàguó Shop


Moltevino: First appearing in #1157: Rodney and Julietta, Moltevino is a monarchy that's quite Mediterranean in nature, exporting wine and having romantic hot spots.
#1157: Rodney and Julietta


North Palisade: In conflict with South Palisade.
Demonym: North Palisadian | Demonymplural: North Palisadians | Demonymadjective: North Palisadian
#1053: Some Enchanted Evening That Was


Núi Và Sông: Introduced in issue #871: It's Not Easy Being Red, Núi Và Sông, or "mountains and rivers" in Vietnamese, is probably based off of Vietnam. They have a mostly socialist economy with small amounts of capitalism.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#871: It's Not Easy Being Red
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Prudenlund: Introduced in issue #1097: What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor?, Prudenlund is an ally of your nation, and a trading partner (if you're not an autarky). They have ports on the water, though it's not clear if these are river or sea ports. Evidently, they have a very low crime rate.
Demonym: Prudenlundian | Demonymplural: Prudenlundians | Demonymadjective: ???
#1097: What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor?


Qaanpaluk: As described in its first issue appearance (#980: Small Claims) as a mysterious, but wealthy, nation made of a series of frozen islands. It appears to be named after two places in Greenland, very close to the island referenced in #980.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#980: Small Claims


Savoiia: Its first appearance was in issue #1004: Two Countries and a Baby. The theocratic government officially granted a baby in your nation, one with significant health defects and sentenced to euthanasia, was granted citizenship to allow the baby to be taken by "Our Great Parent". Its name is from Savoy, a duchy of Italy/France. Savoiia is meant to be similar to the Vatican — though larger (may also be an analogue to Italy), and is a neighbor to your nation.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: Savoiian
#1004: Two Countries and a Baby
#1180: Death Doesn't Discriminate


Skandilund: Skandilund, which is probably based off of Scandinavia, seems to be a progressive nation, where laws are viewed more as "guidelines", as seen in 774.1's effect line.
They are fairly technologically advanced, as seen in issue #928, and also fairly wealthy, as seen in #938, whereby they'd love to help other nations out — at a bit of an arrogant price.
They also have apparently been playfully feuding with your nation over a frozen island named Hanshedrik, referencing the feud between Canada and Denmark, further backed by their gifting you danishes.
Saunas are apparently popular in Skandilund, and some of the best come from there. They also have days of 24-hour sunlight and darkness.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: Skandilundian
#668: How To Examine Your Testees
#774: Clean Switch (effect line only)
#928: Get A Life
#938: A Little Gift From a Friend
#955: Can It!
#980: Small Claims
#1055: Fishy Predictions
#1059: Footing the Bill
#1150: Back Lash Backlash
#1192: Child's Play


Smalltopia: Homeland of Harold Weissenegger, an immigrant bodybuilder and actor in your country. Though its name is much like Bigtopia, it's told that it's more alike to irl Germany.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: Smalltopian
#427: They Took Our Gubment!
#493: Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
#758: Bye Bye to the Birdies?
#899: Uncultured Singles in Your Area
#1010: What’s Got Into @@NAME@@?
#1191: Intelligent Design
#1202: A Timely Intervention


South Nobovindia: Little is known about them except that some of their people are accused of crossing the border to attack cattle ranchers. As their people are referred to as "Nobovindians", it's hard to tell if South Nobovindia is the only Nobovindia, or if there are two conflicting countries and "Nobovindia" was used as a catch-all term.
Demonym: (South?) Nobovindian | Demonymplural: South Nobividians | Demonymadjective: ??? (Probably [South] Nobovindian)
#1170: To Catch a Beef


South Palisade: In conflict with North Palisade. Your nation seems to be trying to help keep this nation from the brink of destruction.
Demonym: South Palisadian | Demonymplural: South Palisadians | Demonymadjective: South Palisadian
#1053: Some Enchanted Evening That Was


Tasmania: An ethnicity known for colorful tribal attire, there are many Tasmanian immigrants from your country, probably fleeing frequent civil wars. These immigrants are often the victim of negative media stereotypes. They have been accused of discriminating against Bigtopians. Infamous terrorist and assassin Mad Max lived in this country. One of their revered cultural icons is a place called Lake Sacred.
Demonym: Tasmanian | Demonymplural: Tasmanians | Demonymadjective: Tasmanian
#029: Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#055: Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#386: Droning On And On
#444: Virtually Assured Destruction
#469: Shoot To Earn
#470: Tide Stops For No Man
#562: Return to Sender
#610: Only @@LEADER@@ Could Go To Dàguó
#647: Songbirds' Decline Ruffle Feathers
#653: A Cloak And Syringe Operation
#737: Bird-Brained Diplomacy
#853: Silence Is Golden
#868: All In The Family
#912: Ambassadors Behaving Madly
#1015: Court In the Middle
#1028: Can’t Get Enough of You Baby
#1041: A Sport Retort
#1064: Culture Wars
#1168: Too Much Too Young


United Federation: Known for capitalism, business-run schools, excessive campaigning, distaste for the government, and tall skyscrapers. Its ambassador wears an over-sized stetson and opens a bottle of beer with a .44 magnum, and claims that it's a very liberty-loving nation.
It's probably based off of the United States, as if you couldn't tell from the rest of this description, or by the fact that they'll charge into your nation dramatically with overly-expensive military gadgets to hunt down suspected terrorists.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
Note: I don't think any of these actually can exist; if anything, demonymadjective might just be "United Federation"
#040: Hukd on Fonix Workd 4 Me!
#607: If Your Election Lasts Longer Than Four Weeks...
#643: No Small Wonder
#668: How To Examine Your Testees
#917: School’s In, Cash Is Out!
#939: A Question of Bad Faith
#981: Westfailian Sovereignty
#992: Robots in Disguise
#996: Scripting a Change?
#1034: Counting Coups
#1049: Hard Times Ahead?
#1058: LEEDing From Behind
#1065: Pulling Out
#1116: To Each According to His Feed


West Calypso: First appearing in #985, West Calypso appears to have some crazy alcoholic beverages. West of East Calypso, Not much else is known about this nation.
Demonym: ??? | Demonymplural: ??? | Demonymadjective: ???
#985: Service With a Snarl
#1185: Should Be Sufficient


Wezeltonia: A nation which borders one of your country's remote overseas territories, a chain of islands named after your national animal. The Wezeltonians claim sovereignty over these islands even though your colonists have lived there for generations, and are willing to invade them to seize the territory. They also grow coffee beans.
Demonym: Wezeltonian | Demonymplural: Wezeltonians | Demonymadjective: Wezeltonian
#244: Foreign Invasion Force Takes On Small Farming Community
#468: Selling @@NAME@@ Down The River?
#607: If Your Election Lasts Longer Than Four Weeks...
#885: Has Beans
#971: Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#1096: En Bloc
#1121: Tribes and Tribulations


Zompaboodaland: A nation apparently full of people "as tall as your knee", undoubtedly made to reference the workers in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,
seeing as the issue this nation shows up in is #842: @@LEADER@@ And The Chocolate Factory. It's evidently "a battle-ravaged country that has been mired in a decades-long civil war."
Demonym: Zompa Booda | Demonymplural: Zomba Boodas | Demonymadjective: ???
#842: @@LEADER@@ And The Chocolate Factory


Break-away Nations:

Democratic People’s Republic of @@CAPITAL@@ Boulevard nr. 10: A small, breakaway nation with the population of 24 who wants to not rejoin your nation.
#691: The Prodigal States


Glorious Eastern United @@ANIMAL@@ Empire: A small, breakaway nation with the population of 12 who wants to rejoin your nation.
#691: The Prodigal States


Mike Ronation: A citizen of your country who decided to secede due to a map error. Known for assaulting a mailman.
#466: @@NAME@@ Is Never Ever Getting Back Together... Like Ever


People’s Democratic Republic of @@ANIMAL@@ Hills: Might be another name for the Glorious Eastern United @@ANIMAL@@ Empire - or it might be something else entirely.
#691: The Prodigal States


@@Animal@@ Republic: A historical break-away state in the northern part of your nation known for its backward racial policies. Still has re-enactors and sympathizers today.
#464: The @@ANIMAL@@ Republic Shall Rise Again?


@@RANDOMNAME@@ County A rural county in your nation taken over by a bearded militia led by a turnip farmer which attempts to secede. Evidently, the hardest part is leaving your nation.
#067: Most Likely To Secede
#1032: So... That Worked


Unnamed Nations:
Usually these include nations neighboring yours. They, for some reason, are not named, and may or may not be one of the regular NPC nations or regionmates.
#194: A Request For Military Aid
#206: @@NAME@@ Narrowly Misses Nuclear Accident (a neighbouring nation, turns out in #301 to be Maxtopia)
#267: Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
#677: Dial L For Loan
#685: Externalities Palmed Off
#864: The Missionary Position (Two nations neighboring Lilliputia)
#1071: Up the Creek (small landlocked nation upstream from yours)
#1084: How Now Kowtow?
#1175: Can I Borrow a Word? (language of Galliennais, definitely French. Could be of a tribe, though it's probably Merovingian despite no canon connection made.)


Neighboring nations in general are also sometimes referenced in issues.
#036: International Community Comes Doorknocking
#047: The Great Wall of @@NAME@@?
#196: Violent Violetists Protest Artists
#237: Tourists On Death Row
#266: Breaching the Great Fourth Wall of @@NAME@@
#312: The Empire Strikes First?
#444: Virtually Assured Destruction
#468: Selling @@NAME@@ Down The River?
#581: Fair To Say...?
#783: Sergeant McCool Reporting For Duty
#950: Borderline Pandemic
#1071: Up the Creek
#1120: Following Yonder Star (Three distant kingdoms)


I should also note that occasionally, @@REGION@@-specific nations or groups thereof are also mentioned. (Note: Your homeregion's mentioned far more often)
#256: Easter Egg: Suburbs Are Out Of This World
#264: Not A Drop To Drink
#301: Are 'Friends' Electric?
#328: Bugged by Lack of Intelligence
#337: Doctors Crossing Borders?
#343: Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
#348: I Want A Lawyer
#359: Got Democracy? (No mention of nations, though I'm adding this anyway)
#432: Children In The Lead? (Same as above)
#469: Shoot To Earn
#584: The Cake Is A Lie


One easter egg issue mentions several nations which are parodies off of the XKCD map; more specifically,
#266 Easter Egg: Breaching the Great Fourth Wall of @@NAME@@. (See NationStates southeast of MMO Isle.) The nations are:
Stalclaft (resource-rich war zone; named after Starcraft II)
Cea-Dicee (military superpower with spaceships; CDC Games, also referencing Eve Online which has a partnership)
Subspais (ancient ruins; named after Subspace which, in fact, is underwater)
Uoeq (UO and EQ; Ultima Online and Everquest. Fact: They're actually to the east whereas NS claims they're in the west.)
Sekonlif (Second Life)
These were explained in slightly more detail with their update's report here.


Tribes:
Tribe of all life: Probably just references life, but I'm adding it anyways. Appears in #633: Sound Judgement

Dodo Tribe: A tribe in East Lebatuck.
#481: Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels


the Maxeliese: An non-contacted, hostile tribe in Wezeltonian territory.
#1121: Tribes and Tribulations


Ngwane Tribe: Found deep in the jungles of @@NAME@@, they practice body modification in their rituals such as the one symbolizing becoming an adult.
#977: Tragedy of Wounded Earlobe


Pangaoaoangan Tribe: Found in @@ANIMAL@@ Hills, this tribe lives on top of a rich aluminum deposit.
#664: Your Land Or Mine


Violetstone Tribe: A tribe that lives in Violetstone, which is probably an analogue for Yellowstone.
#457: Colossus With Feet Of Clay
#719: Buried Bones Unearth Debate
#1048: Tatty Treaty Spat Turns Catty


Unnamed Tribes:
An attested tribe which executes troublemakers and sacrifices virgins using volcanos in issue #631: The Violet Mile.
Action is taken over whether or not to make contact with another unnamed tribe in issue #129: Tribal Troubles.


Note: This may not be every nation or every occurrence. Furthermore, I only add to the list what's posted onto Drasnia's list of issues. I hope you enjoy! :)
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Postby Frieden-und Freudenland » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:56 am

Jutsa wrote:Welp, time for me to take the reigns, I guess. :lol2:


You mean "reins?"

Lol, I am so happy, one doesn't often get the chance to correct Jutsa's spelling :p English is weird, right? Rain, reign, rein - they all sound the same.

OK, joking aside, thank you for compiling/updating this beautiful list.

I'd like to add that Marche Noir has an authoritarian leader named Otto Kratt (#731), and Blackacre seems to have an aggressive leader named Valeria Drake, who hurls threats at foreign leaders from her Twitcher account (#813).
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Postby Candlewhisper Archive » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:08 am

Personally if it were me, I'd rearrange the nations into alphabetical order, and then go something like:

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Postby Caracasus » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:09 am

Dàguó has been a little more fleshed out since this list was compiled.

It appears to have a strict education system, based on learning by rote. (#668 How To Examine Your Testees)

Relations between your nation and Dàguó are chilly at best, with Dàguó appearing very different from your nation in many respects. (#610 Only @@LEADER@@ Could Go To Dàguó and #675: Trick Or Treaty). In spite of chilly relations, there is substantial trade between your nation and Dàguó, as well as the potential to support New Dàguó, a breakaway province. (Issue #808 Big Trouble In Little Dàguó)

New Dàguó. Little known about this new breakaway province, except that they recently gained independence and ask for formal recognition. It seems they seized power through a revolution of some sort, and claim to hold democratic elections. Dàguó has threatened military action against them, and is engaged in economic warfare against them. (Issue #808 Big Trouble In Little Dàguó)
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Postby Jutsa » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:34 am

Mostly fixed it up! I still need to alphabeticalize things, but I don't have enough time atm.

Also, I couldn't find Skandilund in 774... it was, instead, Thalassean? :?
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^ Also, alphabeticalized everything, updated East Lebatuck's information, and added number of issues each nation is in.

I should point out that I'm aware this is still not up-to-date: I'm waiting for Drasnia's issue list update before I do this. :P
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Postby Caracasus » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:05 am

Might also be worth consulting our other NS Issues oracle Trotterdam on this.
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Postby Bears Armed » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:29 am

I thought that 'Macronesia' was supposed to be Indonesia rather than Micronesia?
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I mean, it might be. I just assumed Micronesia because it sounds a lot like Micronesia,
though Indonesia's certainly larger and probably more well-known. I'll add it as a possible origin until confirmation. :P
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Postby Trotterdam » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:16 pm

Caracasus wrote:Might also be worth consulting our other NS Issues oracle Trotterdam on this.
Jutsa wrote:I should point out that I'm aware this is still not up-to-date: I'm waiting for Drasnia's issue list update before I do this.
Yeah, this. It's easier to search issues when they're all in one place.

Bears Armed wrote:I thought that 'Macronesia' was supposed to be Indonesia rather than Micronesia?
Currently, it's nowhere. The issue doesn't make any references to what the place is like, as the only Macronesians in the scenario are immigrants who are more concerned with being minorities in their current nation than with where they came from.

The author did admit to having intended it to be Indonesia, but since the other issue he tried to use the name in which was more directly based on Indonesia had the name removed in editing, it's not currently canon.

I think all we can say for reasonable certain is the Macronesia is an archipelago of some sort, possibly with larger islands than Micronesia.

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Postby Pogaria » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:28 pm

I'm pretty sure Skandilund is based on Scandinavia, not Canada.
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Postby Trotterdam » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:34 pm

Pogaria wrote:I'm pretty sure Skandilund is based on Scandinavia, not Canada.
Both are chilly places known for their liberal politics. Who can tell the difference? ;)

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Postby Singapore no2 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:49 pm

Trotterdam wrote:The author did admit to having intended it to be Indonesia, but since the other issue he tried to use the name in which was more directly based on Indonesia had the name removed in editing, it's not currently canon.

Indeed. After getting massively triggered by the Haze crisis, I intended for the 'unnamed' nation to be Indonesia Macronesia.
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Trotterdam wrote:
Pogaria wrote:I'm pretty sure Skandilund is based on Scandinavia, not Canada.
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East Lebatuck isn't cold as far as we know...
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That being said, it does seem to be the analogue for Russia, which is definitely cold, so it's hard to be certain.
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Postby Trotterdam » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:21 pm

Fauxia wrote:East Lebatuck isn't cold as far as we know...
I was talking about the real-life countries. Also, see below.

Jutsa wrote:That being said, it does seem to be the analogue for Russia, which is definitely cold, so it's hard to be certain.
It's a political analogue for the Socialist Soviet Republics, using a similar brand of socialism (which is really pretty different from the liberal/socialist politics of Canada and Scandinavian countries), but I've always pictured it as being smaller and not a proper superpower like the USSR was (or should that be "like the USSR were"?).

Geographically I tend to associate it with the lesser Soviet Union members like Ukraine... which might be a little parochial of me, since those places are in East Europe but not in the east of their own cultural sphere. But that would be not as cold as actual Russia.

Internationally I imagine a situation similar to East Germany, North Vietnam, or North Korea, with West Lebatuck (which has never actually appeared) being the holdout of the original Lebatuckese government, while East Lebatuck split off by communist revolution but couldn't seize the whole country.

Blackacre instead takes has a relation with player nations that resembles the US-USSR Cold War spy drama, but the tension is never explicitly over economic policies.

However, East Lebatuck's importance has grown since several issues established it to be a major player in outer space, like the USSR was (fun fact: the Soviets were ahead of the US for much of the space race... the US just like to advertise the moon landings because that was the one thing they were clearly first on), and at least one of those issues also brings in spy drama (even if your own nation is also communist and should be friendlier with them).

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Updated to include tribes. :P
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Postby Singapore no2 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:32 pm

Jutsa wrote:Updated to include tribes. :P

Thanks for the list. This will be a great help.
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Bigtopia
(Known for: being a disadvantaged ethnic minority in many other nations. Returns the disfavor in #262. Continuing the racism, according to #127 they have a reputation - deserved or not - of being incompetent workers, compared to Maxtopians and Marche Noirians. Also engaged in some spy drama. In #349, war criminals on the losing side of a civil war attempt to flee. An economic mess. Supposedly had a war with your nation at some point in the distant past, from which landmines are still lying around.)
#29 Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#55 Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#127 Aging Concerns In @@NAME@@
#190 Immigrants Import Homeland Rivalries [North Bigtopia]
#194 A Request For Military Aid
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
#233 I Spy A Diplomatic Crisis [Outer Bigtopia]
#256 Easter Egg: Suburbs Are Out Of This World
#262 Sticks And Stones
#275 Wiki Worries
#305 Who's Occupying What?
#313 Conscientious Objectors Want You... To Let Them Abstain
#315 Creative Flowers Withering Under Legislation
#349 Bigtopian Bigwigs Beset Border
#354 Subversive Shortwaves
#361 @@CAPITAL@@, We Have A Problem
#371 Lotto Fever
#377 It's A Bird! It's A Plane! No, It's... Oh, It Was A Plane
#421 No Child Left Behind Enemy Lines
#423 Returning Holy Warriors Cause Trouble
#424 You Just Sank My Battleship
#458 Bigtopian Lives Matter
#470 Tide Stops For No Man
#475 Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
#480 One Nation's Trash Is Another Nation's Trash
#481 Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels
#482 Whose Fault Is It Anyways?
#532 Desert Island Risks
#611 Blundering Battle Bureaucrats
#633 Sound Judgement
#701 Monumental Melodrama
#775 Affirmative Election
#832 Moderating Your Opinion
#858 Reporting For (Jury) Duty
#860 A Blast From the Past
#875 They See Me Trollin', They Threatenin'
#877 Gunning for Profits [North Bigtopia]
#890 Mining Blues
#942 A Foreign Exchange of Ideas
#953 The Ethnic Minority Report
#961 No Two Ways About It
#997 [The Enemy Within] Not a Second Time
#1000 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
#1038 Maid to Order
#1041 A Sport Retort

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#29 Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#55 Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
#222 Terrorists Strike City Centre
#355 Alien Invaders
#367 What's Their Beef?
#371 Lotto Fever [North Lilliputia]
#432 Children In The Lead? [grr]
#459 Murder, He Shouted!
#491 Friends, @@DEMONYMPLURAL@@, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Ears
#670 A Wolf In Refugees' Clothing
#864 The Missionary Position
#1028 Can't Get Enough of You Baby

Smalltopia
(Known for: being sports-loving musclemen?)
#427 They Took Our Gubment!
#493 Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
#758 Bye Bye to the Birdies?
#800 Please Call 1-800-NTA-VRUS, Your Government May Be Compromised
#899 Uncultured Singles in Your Area
#1002 The Call of Nature
#1010 What’s Got Into @@NAME@@?

Tasmania
(Known for: housing terrorists, including one that supposedly assassinated your predecessor and was taken out by a drone strike. Also war. Hunt migrating birds. Dàguó has trade sanctions against them.)
#29 Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#55 Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#386 Droning On And On
#444 Virtually Assured Destruction
#469 Shoot To Earn
#470 Tide Stops For No Man
#562 Return to Sender
#610 Only @@LEADER@@ Could Go To Dàguó
#647 Songbirds' Decline Ruffle Feathers
#653 A Cloak And Syringe Operation
#737 Bird-Brained Diplomacy
#814 A Topic of Ethical Import
#853 Silence is Golden
#868 All in the Family
#912 Ambassadors Behaving Madly
#1015 Court In the Middle
#1028 Can't Get Enough of You Baby
#1041 A Sport Retort

East Lebatuck
(Known for: still being better off than those Bigtopians. Being communist. Being sophisticated wine-drinkers. Having an extensive space program. Having spies, too, though they occasionally get used as scapegoats even when they're not spying.)
#55 Bigtopian Protesters Cry For Full Integration
#227 Underage Drinkers: Social Menace Or Misunderstood?
#481 Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels
#484 Patriot Or Patri-not?
#518 Face Lift
#534 Too Few Cooks In The Kitchen
#555 It's An Honor Just To Be Nominated!
#589 To Boldly Go?
#650 Political Hacks
#679 Space Is Big Enough For The Both Of Us
#754 The Hit Parade
#774 Clean Switch
#790 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art Of The Distraction
#791 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Smoking Gun?
#794 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Fear And Loathing In @@CAPITAL@@
#800 Please Call 1-800-NTA-VRUS, Your Government May Be Compromised
#871 It's Not Easy Being Red
#923 Ministers Exposing Themselves
#982 Your Move, @@LEADER@@?
#1005 What Goes Up Breaks Down
#1041 A Sport Retort

Brancaland
(Known for: multiculturalism. Appears to have a province named Quaybeck. Cold climate, since there's an ambassador wearing a parka in #650. Manufactures brie.)
#71 Minority Group Demands Language Recognition
#545 Expats On The Electoral Roll?
#588 Last Call For Alcohol?
#644 The Old Grey Matter
#650 Political Hacks
#673 The Deportation Of Mr. B. Leeper
#675 Trick Or Treaty
#712 Flight Of The Rich And Famous
#726 Jobless Fair
#759 Marry, Marry, Quite Contrarily
#766 Carbon Emissions Are Why We Can't Have Nice Things
#801 Animation Provocation
#843 Quacking Up
#846 Use Your Words
#856 You Got Stones
#863 Oiling the Wheels of Diplomacy
#868 All in the Family
#899 Uncultured Singles in Your Area
#912 Ambassadors Behaving Madly
#915 Clasp of Controversy
#916 Swing and a Miss
#922 I'll Have What She's Having
#933 A Gun in Every Hand and a Tank in Every Garage?
#937 Ebony Pride
#961 No Two Ways About It
#971 Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#997 [The Enemy Within] Not a Second Time
#1021 Room and Board Games
#1036 When in Maxtopia

Maxtopia
(Known for: wars with North Bigtopia, multiple civil wars, corruption, misogyny, frequently sentencing alleged criminals to death or flogging, implied to be fond of martial law. Eventually exports their war crimes via mercenaries. But also having a rich history with their own language, poetry, art, and archaeological artifacts. Though that rich history included gladiatorial games - in ancient times, they've probably outgrown it. Appears to be an important oil-producing nation. #551 allows a royal intermarriage. Oh, and some nasty wildlife.)
#115 @@NAME@@'s Schoolchildren Not Learning The Lingua Franca
#127 Aging Concerns In @@NAME@@
#190 Immigrants Import Homeland Rivalries
#201 Jolly Roger Sighted Off The Port Bow!
#209 Students Demand Financial Aid
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
#237 Tourists On Death Row
#278 Relief is Coming... in Four to Six Weeks
#287 Maxtopians Demand Return of the King
#301 Are 'Friends' Electric?
#315 Creative Flowers Withering Under Legislation
#355 Alien Invaders
#371 Lotto Fever
#380 Farmers Seeding Discontent
#423 Returning Holy Warriors Cause Trouble
#432 Children In The Lead? [grr]
#439 The Law Of Exodus
#441 You've Got A Friend In Bee
#449 A Big Fracking Problem
#455 Police On Overkill Mode?
#469 Shoot To Earn
#484 Patriot Or Patri-not?
#492 The Artwork In The Attic
#494 Whipping Up A Controversy
#515 Little Green Men
#534 Too Few Cooks In The Kitchen
#537 Summary Injustice
#549 Feasting or Fasting?
#551 The Big Fat @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Wedding
#573 The Road To Blackacre Ends Here?
#591 Bait And Switch
#594 Tie Fighters
#605 The Noblest Of Intentions
#610 Only @@LEADER@@ Could Go To Dàguó
#627 The Bee-Ginning Of A Catastrophe?
#629 Boom Or Bust?
#649 Made In Maxtopia
#656 Ransoms Noted
#670 A Wolf In Refugees' Clothing
#673 The Deportation Of Mr. B. Leeper
#679 Space Is Big Enough For The Both Of Us
#788 Duel Purposes
#814 A Topic Of Ethical Import
#843 Quacking Up
#853 Silence is Golden
#877 Gunning for Profits
#923 Ministers Exposing Themselves
#963 The @@LEADER@@ Meme
#968 @@NAME@@ Falls Flat In Singing Contest
#971 Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#980 Small Claims
#996 Scripting a Change?
#997 [The Enemy Within] Not a Second Time
#1000 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
#1036 When in Maxtopia
#1041 A Sport Retort
#1051 Take to the Skies

Marche Noire
(Known for: fighting a civil war in which an oppresive monarchy was overthrown and replaced with an elected leader that hates you, though a later issue implies that the elections aren't that fair, and also happens to be socialist. Accused of assassinating political dissidents. You may have a trade embargo against them. Also known for elegant classical architecture, and possibly food.)
#29 Minorities Demand Representation In TV Soaps
#127 Aging Concerns In @@NAME@@
#226 Expats Plea For Help In War-Torn Country
#384 Out of The Royal Frying Pan
#387 [An International Incident] Diamonds Are An Expat's Best Friend!
#437 Blue Screen Of Economic Death
#460 Salt Of The Earth
#475 Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
#480 One Nation's Trash Is Another Nation's Trash
#482 Whose Fault Is It Anyways?
#507 Would A Rochebaron By Any Other Name Smell Just As Sweet?
#513 Something Wickered This Way Comes
#549 Feasting or Fasting?
#627 The Bee-Ginning Of A Catastrophe?
#643 No Small Wonder
#650 Political Hacks
#684 Murder Most Deniable?
#706 A Walk In The Park
#731 Is There An Election In Marche Noire Or Are You Just Happy To See Us?
#790 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art Of The Distraction
#923 Ministers Exposing Themselves
#971 Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#1028 Can't Get Enough of You Baby

Marche Blanc
(Known for: being more friendly to player nations than its rival Marche Noire.)
#706 A Walk In The Park
#909 On the Fence
#1041 A Sport Retort

Wezeltonia
(Known for: attempting to conquer parts of your nation! Also exports coffee beans, which is rather less spectacular.)
#244 Foreign Invasion Force Takes On Small Farming Community
#468 Selling @@NAME@@ Down The River?
#607 If Your Election Lasts Longer Than Four Weeks...
#885 Has Beans
#971 Ambassadors Inextraordinary

Blackacre
(Known for: assassination, sabotage, and covertly fomenting revolution in your nation. Also known to be at odds with Maxtopia. Supposedly shares linguistic and cultural history with your nation. Being earthquake-prone. #551 allows a royal intermarriage.)
#259 A Taste Of Revenge
#424 You Just Sank My Battleship
#449 A Big Fracking Problem
#484 Patriot Or Patri-not?
#515 Little Green Men
#551 The Big Fat @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Wedding
#573 The Road To Blackacre Ends Here?
#591 Bait And Switch
#613 A Nude Day, A Nude Awakening...
#663 A "Friend" In Need
#675 Trick Or Treaty
#745 [The Enemy Within] This Bird Has Flown
#761 As Seen On TV
#792 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Why Can't We Be Friends?
#813 A Little Birdie Told Me
#838 The Bark Knight Rises
#854 An Armoury of Antiques
#908 The Forbidden Fruit
#936 Hackable Elections?
#958 Pay No Attention to That Donor Behind the Curtain!
#960 Nobody Does It Better?
#980 Small Claims
#1005 What Goes Up Breaks Down

Manamana
(Known for: being a tax haven and a site for shady offshore bank accounts. A tropical island nation. Exports tequila.)
#532 Desert Island Risks
#545 Expats On The Electoral Roll?
#800 Please Call 1-800-NTA-VRUS, Your Government May Be Compromised

Dàguó
(Known for: having strained relationships with your nation but actually trying to improve them, being ruled by a Holy Emperor, having annoying accented letters, having a one-child policy, strict education system. Has trade sanctions against Tasmania.)
#610 Only @@LEADER@@ Could Go To Dàguó
#638 Please, @@LEADER@@, I Want Something More
#668 How To Examine Your Testees
#675 Trick Or Treaty
#713 Life In The Bike Lane
#740 [The Enemy Within] A Day In The Life
#808 Big Trouble In Little Dàguó [breakaway province of New Dàguó]
#929 Champagne in the Glass
#965 Like a Bull in a Dàguó Shop
#979 A Patronising Statement
#986 Poacher Pandemic
#1017 A Cure for the Black Market
#1029 Frozen Assets
#1055 Fishy Predictions

United Federation
(Known for: excessive election campaigning, showing off with skyscrapers.)
#40 Hukd On Fonix Workd 4 Me! [retconned in long after it was published]
#607 If Your Election Lasts Longer Than Four Weeks...
#643 No Small Wonder
#668 How To Examine Your Testees
#981 Westfailian Sovereignty
#992 Robots in Disguise
#996 Scripting a Change?
#1034 Counting Coups
#1058 LEEDing From Behind

Skandilund
(Known for: lax education system, being "socialistic".)
#668 How To Examine Your Testees
#774 Clean Switch
#928 Get A Life
#938 A Little Gift From a Friend
#955 Can It!
#980 Small Claims
#1055 Fishy Predictions

Macronesia
(Known for: not liking it much when pirates attack their oil tankers.)
#775 Affirmative Election
#889 A Plank Too Far
#1010 What’s Got Into @@NAME@@?

Moltovea
(Known for: not having much of a navy, which may or may not be because they're landlocked.)
#775 Affirmative Election
#878 DoublePlusUnGood
#889 A Plank Too Far
#965 Like a Bull in a Dàguó Shop

Zompaboodaland
(Known for: being inhabited by pygmies "as tall as your knee". Also a battle-ravaged country that has been mired in a decades-long civil war, but that's nothing new.)
#842 @@LEADER@@ And The Chocolate Factory

Althaniq
(Known for: being a desert monarchy with an oil-based economy that is accused of sponsoring terrorists.)
#747 The Plane Truth
#863 Oiling the Wheels of Diplomacy
#909 On the Fence

Núi Và Sông
(Known for: being a "socialist republic" with a stock exchange.)
#871 It's Not Easy Being Red

East Calypso
(Known for: being a tropical island nation and pleasant vacation spot.)
#747 The Plane Truth
#1037 Ill Girl

West Calypso
(Known for: exporting unspecified booze.)
#985 Service With a Snarl

Ausblic
(Known for: sending fruit baskets, being good at Calvinball.)
#908 The Forbidden Fruit
#1041 A Sport Retort
#1059 Footing the Bill

Merovingia
(Known for: selling really good chocolate cake.)
#922 I'll Have What She's Having

Kawandaland:
(Known for: at least one terrorist being from there.)
#997 Not a Second Time

Savoiia
(Known for: being a theocracy that strongly opposes euthanasia, said to be "neighboring".)
#1004 Two Countries and a Baby

Haptu
(Known for: having very briefly been communist.)
#1034 Counting Coups

North Palisade, South Palisade
(Known for: a destructive war between North Palisade and South Palisade, in which the player nation allied with South Palisade.)
#1053 Some Enchanted Evening That Was

Brasilistan
(Known for: using child slave labor in diamond mines, being everyone's favorite nuclear target. Also attempted to invade Marche Noir once.)
#387 [An International Incident] Diamonds Are An Expat's Best Friend!
#388 [An International Incident] Napalm in the Morning
#389 [An International Incident] Sanctions, Sanctions Everywhere!
#390 [An International Incident] An Unstable Situation
#391 [An International Incident] The Third Horseman of Brasilistan
#392 [An International Incident] A Pirate Problem
#393 [An International Incident] A Naval Conundrum
#395 [An International Incident] Growing Pains
#396 [An International Incident] Is It Brie You're Looking For?
#397 [An International Incident] Select Your Target!
#398 [An International Incident] Why Did You Do That?
#399 [An International Incident] Invasion Plan
#400 [An International Incident] Insurgents Resurgence
#401 [An International Incident] What's The WA Gonna Do, Anyway?
#402 [An International Incident] They Surrendered... Now What?
#403 [An International Incident] We Done Killing Yet?
#405 [An International Incident] Time For A Colonyoscopy!
#406 [An International Incident] It's The Final Countdown
#407 [An International Incident] Brasilistan Go Boom
#486 An Impressing Dilemma
#660 Are We Being Served
#869 I'll Be in My Bunker
#971 Ambassadors Inextraordinary
#991 Alms and Qualms


Several issues mention nations in which something significant is happening without naming them.
#194 A Request For Military Aid [a small nameless nation]
#206 @@NAME@@ Narrowly Misses Nuclear Accident [a neighbouring nation, turns out in #301 to be Maxtopia]
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion [a neighbouring country]
#312 The Empire Strikes First? [several neighbouring nations]
#337 Doctors Crossing Borders? [a neighbouring nation]
#677 Dial L for Loan [a small nameless nation]
#685 Externalities Palmed Off [a sunny neighbouring nation]
#807 Have War Crimes, Will Travel [a small disputed strip of land in your sphere of influence]
This is probably not a complete list.


One easter egg issue mentions several nations which are actual player-created nations in the game, rather than the usual placeholders.
#266 Easter Egg: Breaching the Great Fourth Wall of @@NAME@@
Stalclaft (resource-rich war zone)
Cea-Dicee (military superpower with spaceships)
Subspais (ancient ruins)
It also mentions the islands of Uoeq and Sekonlif.
(Sedgistan reports those nations were created after the issue was added, and so are not an intentional reference to certain players.)

Maxtopia now has tariffs on sheep, and East Lebatuck may or may not actually be infiltrating Marche Noir. (EDIT: This was current when this was first posted, it's no longer the latest news.)

There is an increasing trend for NPC nations to be based on specific real-life nations. Brancaland having a province named Quaybeck really doesn't leave any room for subtlety.
Bigtopia: generic sub-Saharan Africa
Lilliput(ia): N/A (generic third-world backwater, but probably of a different flavor than Bigtopia)
Smalltopia: N/A
Tasmania: N/A (not like Australia in most respects, despite the name)
East Lebatuck: N/A (communist, with a Soviet-like space program, but not overly Russian, has a history that parallels East Germany or North Korea but is more successful than those nations)
Brancaland: Canada
Maxtopia: the Middle East, particularly feeling like a mashup of Egypt and Saudi Arabia
Marche Noir: N/A (the name's French, but it's not simply France)
Marche Blanc: N/A
Wezeltonia: N/A
Blackacre: N/A (antagonistic superpower, but not specifically communist or capitalist)
Manamana: Central America, both continental and Caribbean (though Manamana itself is explicitly an island nation), including features from Panama, Mexico, and the Cayman Islands
Dàguó: China (though a mixture of the present-day People's Republic and imperial China)
United Federation: the United States of America
Skandilund: unified Scandinavia
Macronesia: TBD (implied intent is Indonesia, issues have yet to be published that utilize this, though the name suggests it is at least an archipelago of fairly large islands)
Moltovea: TBD (name sounds similar to Moldavia/Moldova, a Romanian-speaking country that spent a lot of time under Russian rule, but I wouldn't know how to recognize further real-life references if I saw them - though they're established to be landlocked, which does fit)
Zompaboodaland: tropical Africa (at least that what pygmies make me assume, though there's nothing else known about them - pygmies tribes in real life are almost always from rainforests, at least, though there are some outside Africa)
Althaniq: Middle East, specifically Qatar (more overtly and intentionally from the start than Maxtopia)
Núi Và Sông: Vietnam
East Calypso: generic tropical island nation (not specifically tied to any real-life nation or even ocean yet)
West Calypso: presumably another tropical island nation, or maybe another nation on the same tropical island
Brasilistan: N/A (name alludes to two very different regions of the world, South America and Central Asia, leaving the country deliberately vague)
Ausblic: Australia (but actually based more on one particular NationStates player who happens to be Australian)
Merovingia: N/A (it actually kind of was a real country, but there are no obvious similarities beyond name)
Kawandaland: N/A
Savoiia: N/A
Haptu: generic tropical island nation, probably Caribbean
North Palisade: N/A
South Palisade: N/A
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Postby Jutsa » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:33 pm

Does this mean I have to update my list..? :unsure: :blush:

I went ahead and added the information about East Lebatuck and Maxtopia(as well as their thriving shrimp industry) and also Skandilund's description.

How on earth I didn't associate Skandilund with Scandinavia...
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Postby Candlewhisper Archive » Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:06 am

Skiandilund was explicitly designed to be a Scandinavia analogue, and Daguo to be China. Otherwise identities have been more or less emergent.

Of note though to writers: don't feel constrained by how nations have been depicted before. It's the writing that determines what these nations are, so each time you write about them you add to their lore. Skandilund doesn't have to be Scandinavian in every way, and Daguo doesn't have to be Chinese in every way. For my own part, I've always felt Brancaland has elements of the USA to it as well, while the United Federation isn't exactly the USA either. For example, when I was doing How To Examine Your Testees I was mentally visualising the United Federation as a USA where the South won - more of a Confederate States, with an attitude that is more fiercely libertarian and macho, where men are men, and men carry guns and believe in Jay-sus. But there's no reason it has to look like that in your head when you write. So long as writing makes the place more interesting, and as long as it doesn't contradict what goes before, then you're adding to the tapestry of nation depiction with each mention.
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Postby Trotterdam » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:18 am

Candlewhisper Archive wrote:Skiandilund was explicitly designed to be a Scandinavia analogue, and Daguo to be China. Otherwise identities have been more or less emergent.
And the United Federation? Don't tell me that wasn't intentional.

Brancaland was established early on to have liberal politics, but until it got a province named Quaybeck and Skandilund was added as a separate nation, it could have just as easily been Sweden as Canada.

Manamana feel like it at least strongly hinted at the general area from the beginning, but evolved as more specific references got added.

Maxtopia was definitely emergent, though, which makes it even more charming how it's managed to carve out a discernable niche for itself anyway.

Candlewhisper Archive wrote:For example, when I was doing How To Examine Your Testees I was mentally visualising the United Federation as a USA where the South won - more of a Confederate States, with an attitude that is more fiercely libertarian and macho, where men are men, and men carry guns and believe in Jay-sus.
So basically, the USA as stereotyped by people outside the USA?

Even the left in the USA can be pretty right from outsiders' perspectives.

I imagine Manamana as the ultimate libertarian paradise, though. While the United Federation talks big about FREEDOM! and DEMOCRACY! but clearly has a government that's strong enough to be worth investing bloated election campaigns into trying to control, while not necessarily giving voters the choices they actually want.

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Postby Jutsa » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:09 am

I added the long paragraph of what CWA said to the first post against his will.

If you want it taken down, I can, CWA; I thought it was a good post, though, so I added it. :P
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Postby Candlewhisper Archive » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:20 am

Entirely up to you. Don't feel constrained to offer advice that I've offered, that's my advice that I'm offering.

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Postby Fauxia » Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:53 pm

Jutsa wrote:I added the long paragraph of what CWA said to the first post against his will.

If you want it taken down, I can, CWA; I thought it was a good post, though, so I added it. :P
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