Venne (CivMC)

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National flag of Venne
The flag as it appears in-game
Location600, 8900
Activity levelMedium
Capital cityVenozia
TerritoriesVenozia, Venera, Paradice
CurrencyIron, Diamond
National Colors
GovernmentRepresentative democracy
Foundation date
  • June 5th, 2022 (Initial Settlement)
  • June 30th, 2022 (Constitution Adopted)
Foundation documentGoogleDoc
LanguageEnglish (de facto)
ReligionNone (secular)

Venne is a state on CivMC located on an island in the map's large central sea, with addtional territory near the South Pole on the continent of Alenarith. The state's current iteration is a continuation of its presence on CivClassics 2.0, the article for which can be found here.


End of CivClassics

At the end of CivClassics, the mainline server directly preceding CivMC, Venne saw a period of rapid development. Infrastructure and wealth had been growing, and the nation's community grew alongside them. As such, the end of CivClassics on December 18, 2021 was a major blow to the country's upwards trajectory. Representatives of Venne were present at various major events of late CivClassics, such as the Battle of Eddie Murphy and the Classics End of the World party.

Moving to CivMC

Despite a downturn in the national community post-Classics, a contingent of Vennish citizens took part in an international planning forum whose goal was to create a new "superstate" of citizens from AF-CES nations. These plans were fraught with disagreement, and months later all that was left of the superstate was citizens from Iria, Mount September, and Venne, as well as several individual actors from elsewhere. The nation then took on a much more "Augustan" model, attempting to build from the constitution of Mount September and the charter of the Augustan Federation to create a federal republic known simply as "Augusta". This new plan persisted until shortly before the launch of CivMC, when the internal decision was made to adopt a more traditional constitution and take the name Mount Augusta.

When CivMC launched on June 2, 2022, it was then-former Vennish citizen Shadowvdark who chose and settled the location of Mount Augusta. In the following weeks under Provisional Governor RedDevel, Mount Augusta's infrastructure would begin to develop and the nation's community grew. Most notably, this period saw the return of several veteran players from past iterations of Mount Augusta, whose traditional ideas of the country often conflicted with the more politically progressive players of the former Augustan Federation.

Exodus from Mount Augusta

As time went on, the political schism in Mount Augusta grew broader. Tensions came to a peak with the controversial election of ComradeNick as governor, with accusations of voter brigading causing many to feel unrepresented. This political tension resulted in Shadowvdark and Magic_Maya making the decision to leave Mount Augusta, with headshot_0515 joining them.

Re-founding of Venne

The trio traveled close to the map's southern pole at around 600, 8900, discovering a similar landscape to Venne's past iteration. The trio established their presence by constructing their homes in what would become the "Founders' District", with the city itself later being called Venera. Magic_Maya's home was used as the main base of operations, originally serving as a community center in the nation's early days. These early foundations also included the construction of a national potato farm and factory building.

Shadowvdark announced the claim on June 15, 2022. The foundation for the nation's government, the Vennish Constitution, was formulated and ratified on June 30, 2022.

Alenarith Ice Sheet Debacle

Despite having left Mount Augusta behind as an official primary place of residence, the people of Venne continued to be politically active in the nation. This would lead to a final political and legal battle spurred on by Mount Augusta's acquisition of territory adjacent to the newly-refounded Venne, dubbed "South Mount Augusta". Fearing further Augustan encroachment into the otherwise peaceful Alenarith ice sheet, then-Augustan citizens Ahme63, Fairbyfly, headshot_0515, Juicy_Watermel0n, Magic_Maya, Nickflik, RedDevel, Shadowvdark, and StefanMakker decided to halt progress in the region by claiming large swathes of the new territory as personal property under Augustan law, legally preventing the Augustan government from doing anything with the land. As a result of this protest, Sinjoro (also then a citizen of Mount Augusta) introduced a bill to declaim the territory. However, when the bill seemed as though it would pass he quickly rescinded it. As such, Shadowvdark re-posted the bill, which now saw very little support in contrast to its previous run. It was this re-posting of the bill, and the subsequent electoral support it received from the protestors, that led to the Augustan judiciary taking action. On the 21st of June, 2022, then-judges Asakuun and Cattus, with the approval of then-governor ComradeNick, voted to revoke the citizenships and seize the property of all the protestors listed above, effectively exiling them from Mount Augusta. This act would serve to officially sever what few ties remained between Venne and Mount Augusta. Only much later would the citizenships of some of the protestors be restored under the wFangw administration, though these restorations were largely symbolic and none would return to Mount Augusta.

Development and Expansion

The nation of Venne continued on a path of steady development after its foundation. Some of these early buildings constructed included the eastern bridge of Venera, the beetroot farm, the pumpkin farm, and the ice farm. During this time, a former member of Venne on CivClassics, Juicy_Watermel0n, rejoined the nation and contributed to a number of these projects, constructing his house close to the Founders' District.

On July 15, 2022, Venne was raided by two players known as tvretto and RacoonOnCrack. These players looted nearly all of the nation's buildings and escaped with a majority of Venne's initial wealth. Luckily, their actions were noticed quickly, and with a joint military operation with the nation of Pridelands, the thieves were apprehended, and their armor taken as a trophy. This encounter brought the nations of Pridelands and Venne together, with a rail line being established between the two shortly after this event.

Other buildings created during this time included the nation's spruce farm, sheep farm, market square, and train station, alongside several player homes. Venne's brewery was also constructed during this time period, as well as the docks on Venera's western coast. Additionally, the large ice spikes in the nation's south were designated as a national park and aptly named Ice Shards National Park.

On August 20, 2022, the neighboring nation of Paradice went inactive, with their lands being given to Venne. The settlement was connected to Venera via roadway, and a water route was later created between the two.

Towards the end of the nation's first term limits, the nation fell into a period of inactivity due to many members feeling burnt out or being unable to log on. Over this period of inactivity, Venne was raided two separate times and lost a substantial amount of its accumulated wealth.

The Vennaissance

With many of Venne's members returning from their inactivity at similar times, the decision was made to continue developing the nation elsewhere. Venera's harsh and isolated southern position ultimately proved incompatible with further development. After some searching in early February of 2023, a suitable tract of land for a new capital was located on a large undeveloped island in the -,+ quadrant. While the land was claimed by Leibniz Confederation, the complete absence of development prompted Vennish leadership to pursue claiming it by developing the area and then announcing its claim once a foothold was established. During this period of undercover development the capitol and factory buildings, Solar Plaza, and the statue "Venera Calls" were constructed. When the nation of Warmia began to consider claiming some of Leibniz Confederation's land, the government of Venne took the opportunity to place diplomatic pressure on Okx to sell the island. On March 11, 2023, Shadowvdark officially met with Okx on the steps of the capitol building to purchase the island for one diamond. Shortly thereafter, the island was renamed to Venozia and declared the nation's new capital. Also in this period, Venne would receive permission from the former leader of Paradice StefanMakker to absorb the wealth he had accrued during his time of activity, which amounted to a considerable sum of diamonds, iron, and other precious materials.


The government of Venne is lead by the Vennish High Council (abbreviated as VHC), or a group of three players democratically elected to these positions. The VHC is in charge of all matters of governance, but any larger decisions are put up for a public vote.


The Trident

The people of Venne utilize the symbol of a trident to represent the nation's traditional structure of being lead by three council members, with the prongs of the trident representing each of these council members. The trident also serves as a reference to the nation's traditional maritime presence.


Venne is not currently apart of any alliances. The nation's former alliances include the Meridiem Compact, Four Continent Concordat, and Independent Southern Powers.