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New People's Republic of Moria
Generic banner widely used in the New People's Republic
LocationShallow -,-
Alliance Glorious Worker's Republic
GovernmentSocialist Republic
Governing documentConstitution of Moria
• Grand Secretariat
Foundation date2014
Preceded byKingdom of Moria

The New People's Republic of Moria was an isolationist Socialist Republic in the shallow -,- on Civcraft 2.0.


Morian Revolution


Tension with Neverwinter

Neverwinter was also perceived as a cultural threat, with the anxiety that their capitalist economic system would influence Morians to hoard personal wealth and turn against the revolution being a persistent fear in the new Morian government.

Treaty of New Leningrad

Growing concerns about relations between the Commandant of the Armed Forces and the nation of Neverwinter, which continued to actively shelter

New Moria Project

Hoping to reshape the city in the image of the new order, remove lingering traces of the old monarchy, and also keep citizens busy at home and away from Neverwinter, the socialist government launched the New Moria Project.

The project mobilized the entire population of the city, and aimed to communize and expand Moria's housing, which was concentrated on a single floor - the 'Residential Quarter'. The old Residential Quarter was made up of private citizen homes dug into the rock, and was a historic district where much of the Morian Revolution had unfolded. The entire layer was to be demolished, and expanded downwards into deeper areas of the mountain. It was to be replaced with newer apartments in the style of the public housing projects of New Leningrad, the main inspiration for the project.

The New Moria Project was broadly unpopular and seen as wasteful, unnecessary, and harsh towards the citizenry of Moria, who were turned out of their personal homes and 'temporarily' relocated to cramped, communal barracks. Construction was slow and dragging, and ultimately lead to

Internal Strife

With the Morian citizenry dislocated and dissatisfied, being essentially forced to dig out huge areas of the mountain and demolish their own homes with low-quality iron tools, the population was ripe for an anti-government movement. This would soon emerge in the form of the Dawkinists.

A pseudo-religious cult with an unclear and esoteric doctrine, the Dawkinsts coalesced out of public discontent with the New Moria Project, the Treaty of New Leningrad, and government totalitarianism. Emblematic of this, most of the Dawkinist themselves would operate out of bases in the old Residential Quarter as it was being actively demolished. They launched a sabotage campaign which gradually escalated to bombings, and eventually open war with the government. Notably, this pattern of uprising in many ways mirrored that of the original Morian Revolution. These conflicts lead to significant population decline, with many Morian citizens moving elsewhere - especially to Neverwinter - or quitting the game entirely.

The relatively small number of active Dawkinist terrorists would be supported by a much larger base of sympathizers. In response to this, crackdowns by the Bureau of State Security lead to the detaining of a significant portion of the city's population for suspected membership, aid of, or sympathy with the Dawkinists.

These mass arrests were followed by a series of extremely drawn-out trials - which were interrupted at multiple points by Dawkinist attacks on the courthouse. In the process of these trials, it was revealed there was ongoing collaboration between the Bureau for State Security and Dawkinist terrorists for unknown reasons. This would set the stage for the ultimate denouement of Moria.

Purging and Abandonment

Relations between the Grand Secretariat and the Executive Council continued to deteriorate, with the Armed Forces suspected of external disloyalties to Neverwinter, and the BSS suspected of internal disloyalties towards the Dawkinists.

Following an attempted Dawkinist bombing of the Moria Kremlin, these tensions reached a boiling point. Grand Secretariat Ipslore_ moved to suspend the powers of the Executive Council, and launched a 'purge' of the city of Moria. This lead to the annihilation of the entirety of the city's remaining population - which had been dwindling already due to internal strife.

Following the purge, the abandoned city of Moria would be sealed. While it was periodically picked over by scavengers for the next few years, it would ultimately never again host a population of any size.


Grand Secretariat

Executive Council

The roles of Minister of Justice and Treasurer were never appointed, and the Grand Secretariat ended up extra-constitutionally carrying out these duties.