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  • New York City

    As the oceans rose, many coastal cities were submerged. One such was New York City. The beginning of the change happened well before the [[Ironic Famine | famine]] and [[Z-Virus | virus]], and much of the city was actually underwater before those …

  • Red Glades

    One result of the rise of the oceans was an ecological wipeout. Perhaps the most striking - after, say, the melting ice caps and so on - was the decline of the redwood forests of northern California. The ancient redwoods were huge, and the rising seas …

  • Geography

    As Al Gore told us way back in — when was it? — our insatiable desire for cheap energy hurt us in the long run. Fossil fuels got scarce, and the world's climate shifted a few degrees. The laws of supply and demand may have actually saved us, though, …

  • PDN

    The Netherlands made an unexpected leap forward in global politics. When it became clear that things needed to change, those pale-skinned people of the lowlands came up with a new plan: distributed feudalism. While the [[Z-Virus]] was still raging …

  • Republic of America

    The government of the United States had collapsed due to non-participation in the years of the plague, and the surviving city-states fended for themselves for only a little while; then a new government declared itself to be in effect, and the Republic of …

  • American Confederacy of Independent City-States

    The Confederacy was set up as a counter to the [[Republic of America]] after a few years, by individuals thinking that the Republic was too set in the ways of the old world. The Confederacy is an opt-in government, consisting of semi-autonomous city- …

  • Nations

    The human need for government did not get wiped out by the floods and famine and plague. Some of the governmental systems that we use, however, were changed radically. The most _stable_ national government in the new world is easily that of the [[PDN | …

  • Japan

    Ever since the reconstruction following the second World War, Japan has been a powerhouse of technology and industry. While population was already declining well before the [[Ironic Famine | famine]] and [[Z-Virus | plague]] hit, and the rising sea level …

  • Canadian Commonwealth

    Once renowned for its polite citizens and friendly government, the new Canadian Commonwealth is very much the heir to the old Canada. While the central national government has been largely dismantled and redistributed, its duties were taken up without …

  • Siberian Commune

    In an odd twist of history, there is a new communist nation in the huge landmass of Asia. This time, it's based in the rich farming land of Siberia. The Siberian Commune is primarily an agricultural nation, producing and exporting a significant variety of …

  • Denver

    As the largest metropolitan area on the planet (ahead of the [[Japan | Tokyo Civic Zone]] by a quarter million people) Denver was an easy choice for the [[Republic of America]]'s capital city. It is home to the corporate headquarters of [[Corporations …

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