Three Browser Nation Simulation Games
Ever wanted to run your own country? Make a democratic utopia, or a cruel dictatorship with these three games.
Cyber Nations is the most popular browser-based nation simulation game on the internet. You can create a nation anywhere in the world and control it totally, choosing a currency, government type and even an ethnic majority. Build up an army to defend your borders or to attack others, the choice is yours. Keep your citizens happy by lowering your taxes, altering your primary religion and prevent rebellion. Cyber Nations is an Internet game designed to simulate nation building and management and will require you to exercise your management skills on a day to day basis.
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NationStates is for those of you looking for a less intense gameplay experience. Whereas Cyber Nations requires focus and strategy, NationStates is much more laid back. You can login less than once a day and still get the full experience of the game. Your nation evolves based on choices you make through “Issues”, with its summary changing to reflect your decisions. To add to all this, there is a forum with a massive roleplay community. You can choose to partake in a play-by-post community, ranging from opening embassies to sports tournament to full scale war.
Not technically a nation simulator, Astro Empires offers you the chance to run an entire planet, build a space fleet and conque/colonize other planets. Build a mighty space empire through war or diplomacy, it’s all up to you. This one is different from the previous two games in that the game is continuously running. You start out with a colony on one planet and you build structures and research technology in order to improve and expand your control. Each thing that you build or research takes a certain amount of time. You can actually watch the clock tick down until you can do something else.