Summary: Politics abhors a vacuum, and after the fall of the Soviet Union, there were plenty of strong men willing to step up and lead newly independent republics--like Novistrana. In this fictional state, the democratic process lasts but a single election.
Excerpt: Describing a game like Republic: The Revolution is no easy task. The project began several years ago, after Demis Hassabis, a man who became a chess master at the age of twelve, founded Elixir Studios.
Excerpt: When most people refer to democratic nations, they falsely believe that these free world traditions are taken from the ancient Greeks when in fact, all democracies these days, save the tiniest ones, are representative democracies.
Excerpt: Elixir Studios headed by Demis Hassabis, (Co - Creator / Theme Park), was formed in 1998 and, although this growing studio of 30 has yet to have a game released, their first title Republic: The Revolution is being touted as the big game of 2002.