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No government[edit]

This world has no well-defined government structure. It is an Anarchy.

  • In many cases, tribal, clan or family bonds predominate.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Pantocracy or Chaos.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).


Company or Corporation[edit]

This world has a Corporate or Company government. It is a Corporate Polity.

  • Government is by a company managerial elite and citizens are typically company employees.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Participating democracy[edit]

This world has a Participatory Democracy government.

  • It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Democracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.


Self-perpetuating oligarchy[edit]

This world has a Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a restricted minority, with little or no input from the masses.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Representative democracy[edit]

This world has a Representative Democracy government.

  • It is a government by elected representatives.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Republic.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State .


Feudal technocracy[edit]

This world has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Captive government[edit]

This world is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .


Balkanization[edit]

This world has a Balkanized Government.

  • No central ruling authority exists. Rival governments compete for control.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Balkanization.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).


Civil service bureaucracy[edit]

This world has a Civil Service Bureaucracy government.

  • It is a government by agencies employing individuals selected for their expertise.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.


Impersonal bureaucracy[edit]

This world has an Impersonal Bureaucracy government.

  • It is a government by agencies which are insulated from the governed.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.


Charismatic dictatorship[edit]

This world has a Charismatic Dictator and is a Charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Popular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is an Empire.


This world has a Charismatic Dictator and is a Charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Popular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is an Empire.


Non-charismatic dictatorship[edit]

This world has a Non-Charismatic Leader with a Non-charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Non-Charismatic Leader with a Non-charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Charismatic oligarchy[edit]

This world has a Charismatic Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Popular Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony .


This world has a Charismatic Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a select group, organization, or class enjoying overwhelming confidence of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Popular Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony .


Religious dictatorship[edit]

This world has a Religious Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Religious Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a religious minority which has little regard for the needs of the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Religious autocracy[edit]

This world has a Religious Autocracy government.

  • It is a government by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Supreme Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Religious Autocracy government.

  • It is a government by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Supreme Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Totalitarian oligarchy[edit]

This world has a Totalitarian Oligarchy government.

  • Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Supreme Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


This world has a Totalitarian Oligarchy government.

  • Government by an all-powerful minority which maintains absolute control through widespread coercion and oppression.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Supreme Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.


Hiver Committee[edit]

This world has a Hiver Committee government.

  • Government by a small committee, a sept, which maintains distributed control through widespread popular support and manipulation.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Pantocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Anarchy.


Droyne Hierarchy[edit]

This world has a Droyne Hierarchy government.

  • The communities and government of this world have been stable for thousands (perhaps hundreds of thousands) of years. Government is hereditary. Confidence of the citizenry as human governments would measure it is a nonissue, as the droyne citizenry never challenge this arrangement in the way humans might.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.