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  Jennifer Government: NationStates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jennifer Government: NationStates is a nation simulation game.
NationStates is based on the novel Jennifer Government by Max Barry.
To access NationStates, you need a frames-capable browser.
www.nationstates.net   (43 words)

  
  Jennifer Government: NationStates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NationStates' relatively simple simulation has given rise to more in-depth and freeform role-playing, with players using their nations' statistics to measure how their nations would fare in international trade, diplomacy, and war.
Part of the appeal of NationStates lies in the ability to create an unrealistic utopia (or dystopia) as the subject of conversation and political philosophising, without needing to worry about practical matters, like national defense, that might become factors in a more comprehensive simulation.
NationStates has been the subject of controversy recently over the use of forums on the site by Neo-Nazis and white supremacists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jennifer_Government:_NationStates   (1489 words)

  
 Jennifer_Government:_NationStates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
One of the fascinating facets of the role-playing section of the game lies in growth of unofficial divisions to allow for a person to role-play not just what their nation does, but also what their nation is and when.
Due to the unreliability of the NationStates server, which commonly led to slow or inaccessible forums, January 2004 saw the announcment that the British gaming company Jolt (http://www.jolt.co.uk) would take over hosting of the site as well as the development of NationStates-2.
Though the specific time has varied greatly over the two years on-line, NationStates has a current inactivity limit of 28 days (or 60 days if nation-owners place their offspring in "Vacation Mode"), after which the system automatically deletes the quiescent nation.
www.startrekconvention.com /search.php?title=Jennifer_Government:_NationStates   (1233 words)

  
 NationStates FAQ
NationStates does have humorous bent, but that's just because international politics is so inherently funny.
One of the nice things about NationStates is that you can craft a nation into your idea of Utopia without having to worry about such pragmatic concerns as national defence.
The practice of "region crashing," where a group of nations all move to a region with the aim of seizing the UN Delegate position, is part of the game.
www.nationstates.net /page=faq   (3810 words)

  
 NationStates.net News
One visible change is that official telegrams from NationStates have special colors.
It seems like only yesterday NationStates was helplessly gurgling in its cot, blowing bubbles and spitting up on itself.
It's been a big year for NationStates, with the move to Jolt, a bunch of improvements, and the game basically doubling in size.
www.nationstates.net /news/index.rss   (2291 words)

  
 Blogcritics.org: NationStates
NationStates is a multiplayer online game where a player can create their own country and manage it in acoordation to their own political ideals.
NationStates is a great, fun game and maybe a way for people to realize their own political views and what impact they can make on a country.
Nationstates is a very fun and educational way to learn about goverment and it is a lot of fun when you get new issues everyday, i have not have had an issue repeat once and i have been playing 2 years.
blogcritics.org /archives/2004/05/11/171817.php   (1426 words)

  
 NationStates.net Admin Quiz
SalusaSecondus once found a security hole in NationStates that could have allowed a player to create a "flag virus." This virus would spread to any other nation who viewed the flag while logged in.
This wasn't essential, but applicants who got this wrong ("1.8" was a common error, with people confusing Apache for NationStates itself) or couldn't answer tended to miss on the other technical questions as well, which indicated they wouldn't be able to help much with difficult technical problems.
Cross-site scripting: users embed HTML tags or Javascript in fields such as their nation's motto, which need to be weeded out by the game to prevent them executing in the browsers of whoever views them.
www.nationstates.net /pages/adminquiz.html   (1732 words)

  
 Apolyton Civilization Forums > Alternative Civs > Nation States > NationStates Gets Jolted
Jolt have been NationStates fans for some time, and have watched with tears in their eyes as our poor server collapsed again and again under the weight of our burgeoning player base.
NationStates has needed professional hosting for a long time, particularly in the forums.
NationStates is supposedly the free game and NS2 will be subscription based.
apolyton.net /forums/showthread.php?postid=2967332   (806 words)

  
 NationStates - NSwiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Because the current simulation is relatively simple, it has given rise to more in-depth and freeform role-playing, with players using their nations' statistics to play how their nations would fare in international trade, diplomacy, and war.
Part of the appeal of NationStates is the ability to create an unrealistic utopia (or dystopia) that can be the subject of conversation and political philosophy, without needing to worry about practical matters, like national defense, that might be factors in a more comprehensive simulation.
Due to the increased slowness of the original NationStates server, which caused the forums to be inaccessible for large portions of the day, it was announced in January 2004 that the British gaming company Jolt would take over hosting of the site as well as development of NationStates 2.
ns.goobergunch.net /wiki/index.php/NationStates   (572 words)

  
 CBC.ca - Arts - Media - States of Mind
With thousands of users signing up to play in the first few weeks, it became clear that NationStates held a special place in the hearts of policy wonks everywhere who seek to engage in politics by any means necessary – or at least, whatever means are available from an armchair.
The popularity of NationStates is indicative of the same inquisitive tendency that has people swarming the internet for the latest updates on the war in Iraq, and, for comic relief, smirking at the latest zingers from popular political satirists like Jon Stewart or Rick Mercer, or those found in the pages of the Onion.
NationStates gives them a venue to test – and argue about – their grand theories.
www.cbc.ca /arts/media/statesofmind.html   (1266 words)

  
 NationStates News
We've been making some changes on the back-end of the code which should make our moderators' lives easier (and anything that does that is a good thing).
As a way of thanking NationStates players who buy Company, or have bought one of my books in the past, I now offer a way to remove ads from your nation!
In celebration--or, possibly, by sheer coincidence--I am pleased to announce that NationStates is hunting for a new admin.
www.nationstates.net /news   (2277 words)

  
 NationStates - Uncyclopedia
NationStates is a game created by our most glorious Australian overlord Max Barry to subtly encourage people to read his book Jennifer Government, thereby turning them into Glorious Comrades in the Glorious Communist Revolution to make Glorious Max Barry our total Glorious Leader of Everything Glorious!
NationStates is also well known for being awesome.
Jesus has also been known to visit NationStates from time to time, occasionally RPing in the II forum.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/NationStates   (239 words)

  
 NationStates and Progressive Frames | Orient Lodge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
She is getting it from discussion boards at NationStates “NationStates is a free nation simulation game.
Mairead commented that she liked NationStates, because everyone’s biases were very obvious and that unlike so much of the blogosphere, you get people from every imaginable political stripe there.
We talked about how when you are on NationStates, you need to use your critical thinking, as opposed to blindly accepting that a media source is fair, balance, news you can trust or all the news that’s fit to print.
www.orient-lodge.com /index.php?q=node/view/203   (415 words)

  
 NationStates
The NationStates Baseball League will begin play soon, after being organized into 2 divisions of 10 teams each.
The teams will play 40 games and the top 8 teams will advance to a 1-game knockout playoff round to determine the champion.
The defeat came in the first match of group play in the IDU Football Championships.
community.blogspirit.com /en/nationstates   (546 words)

  
 Nationstates - Create and govern your own nation.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Nationstates - Create and govern your own nation.
Nationstates is a country building, free, online game that allows you to name a country, choose it politics, and manage it in a simcity/civilization sort of way.
By default you are given a policy choice once per day (can be changed in the settings) that impacts the future of your little virtual nation.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-chat/914201/posts   (1307 words)

  
 Nationstates
Nationstates - Join the discussion with thousands of other people.
Choosing how your nation is named, money of your nation, name, etc., etc. You can set up regions and all join, which bring up LWS.
We should set up an LWS region for nationstates.
forums.livingwithstyle.com /showthread.php?t=2245   (434 words)

  
 Gamingforce Interactive Forums - Web-Based Gaming - Dystopia, Nationstates, etc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There already is one for Nationstates, but not for the others.
There is a GFF Nationstates region you know.
Talk to Sakabanger since hes in charge of it and knows the password if you want to join.
www.gamingforce.com /forums/showthread.php?t=18170   (274 words)

  
 Paladin States -- A Region of Nationstates
Nationstates is a wonderfully cool website where you can create your own nation and answer issues which shape and mold your nation into any style of government you wish to have.
I will be creating pages for all the Alliances of the Region, and hope everyone visits and contributes.
Click the link "Nationstates" in the Navigation Bar to get a closer look at Paladin States.
www.freewebs.com /paladinstates   (784 words)

  
 NationStates Recruits needed - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
NationStates Recruits needed - Stormfront White Nationalist Community
It's like Nationstates, but you can create your own army, navy, air force and actually attack/destroy other countries.
I played Nationstates for a really long time, my country was up to almost 2 billion, when the moderators of the game deleted my country and banned me from the forums.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=192527   (567 words)

  
 NationStates Imperial Britain
If there are two particular ideologies that we follow the most, it would have to be democracy and imperialism.
In many ways, these two styles of governing contrast, but for our purposes in NationStates, we have made these two ideas to work almost cooperatively and hand in hand.
If you wanted a more in depth explanation entailing the reasoning behind such values and ideas, well this is as much as I intend to explain, and if you want more information, contact my nation Acasia in NationStates.
www.angelfire.com /ns2/imperial_britain/main.htm   (444 words)

  
 Jolt takes on NationStates - PC News
Created by Max Barry and inspired by his novel Jennifer Government, NationStates is an innovative and satirical browser-based nation simulation game, in which players create a country and shape its development according to their own ideals.
Running since November 2002, NationStates has served over 800,000 accounts and currently has highly active forums where political debates rage and international incidents are simulated.
Set in a world run by mega corporations where employees take on the names of their employers, Jennifer Government is fast-paced thriller that has received worldwide critical acclaim.
pc.gamezone.com /news/06_30_04_09_37AM.htm   (629 words)

  
 Main Page - NSwiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Learn how to edit pages, experiment in the sandbox, and visit our Community Portal to find out how you can participate in the development of NSwiki.
You may wish to review the Neutral point of view policy.
If you are interested in using the wiki technology for a collaborative effort on anything other than writing the NationStates encyclopedia, even if it is just a single page, there are many sites (such as SeedWiki or Riters.com) that provide wiki hosting (free or for money).
ns.goobergunch.net /wiki/index.php   (1076 words)

  
 Jeff Freeman » NationStates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Via Will Wallace’s blog: NationStates is quite fun, and not at all time consuming considering it’s sort of a one-click-a-day game.
The only way to get what a normal person would like is to dismiss all issues.
[…] About three weeks ago I wrote a blurb about NationStates, no longer than the one on Will Wallace’ blog, which is where I heard about it.
mythicalblog.com /blog/2006/07/19/nationstates   (361 words)

  
 NationStates Meetup Groups: NationStates Players and Fans, events, and clubs in your area - Meetup.com
NationStates Meetup Groups: NationStates Players and Fans, events, and clubs in your area - Meetup.com
We're sorry, because no one was willing to organize the group, the Meetup Group you're looking for has been closed.
No NationStates Meetups (but 2 related Meetups) near London:
nationstates.meetup.com /5   (125 words)

  
 NationStates - CaravelNet Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Announcement: If someone is making annoying or offensive posts, you can e-mail moderators@caravelgames.com about it, but please don't post negative replies on the board that will start arguments.
I'm not sure if this can be considered a game or not, but it certainly is as fun as one.
I applied for the UN, and when I got the E-Mail I followed the link, but nothing happened, I'm not in the UN.
www.drod.net /forum/viewtopic.php?TopicID=4845   (387 words)

  
 jolt.co.uk public forums - The [all-new and updated] NS Player Profiles!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Other information: I am a male, I am on Nationstates a lot, I'm bored a lot, I play drums, my favourite bands are: Boys Night Out, Senses Fail, My Chemical Romance, NOFX, Anti-Flag and so on..., I like to talk to people (but not to many people).
Where Did You Find NationStates?: The Theocracy of Theopolis, the ruler of that country is a friend of mine.
Where Did You Find NationStates?: It was shown to me by a member of an Internet forum.
forums.jolt.co.uk /showthread.php?t=362088   (10754 words)

  
 NationStates Players and Fans, NationStates Meetups, events, clubs and groups in your area
NationStates Players and Fans, NationStates Meetups, events, clubs and groups in your area
Meet other local fans of the great online political simulation game, NationStates!
Other popular Meetups with NationStates Players and Fans:
nationstates.meetup.com   (47 words)

  
 jolt.co.uk public forums - Nationstates IRC chat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For further assistance, I have an old FAQ that I wrote for another website that contains a very thorough walkthrough for mIRC.
I would like to let it be known that I am the lead operator of the #nationstates channel on irc.esper.net.
If you have any problems with someone there, please log the activity and contact me either on the channel, or through a TG.
forums.jolt.co.uk /showthread.php?referrerid=&t=278619   (837 words)

  
 NationStates Africa // Index
Home :: Host Login :: NationStates Africa Forum Index :: FAQ :: Search :: Nations List :: Usergroups
Factsheets and information on the nations of Nationstates Africa.
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nationstatesafrica.com /forum   (431 words)

  
 Nobody Hates Forums - Nationstates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I'm not really sure were exactly to put this it not necessarily humorous although it can be maybe the defection of comedy club should be extended to include games oh well…
Me and my pals have been playing this little on line game called Nationstates http://www.nationstates.net/cgi-bin/index.cgi.
You set up a nation and everyday you get a new issue and decide on a course of action.
www.nhforums.com /forums/showthread.php?t=861   (1335 words)

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