I’ve been working on south korea for a while. We got a whole new cast of ministers done so it didn’t look completely weird to have south korea run by a bunch of Europeans:
(Yup…I know we haven’t done the names yet…).
All of the initial settings are in and I am balancing it as a new country now. Here is the initial screen!
I set it to only have 2 parties, because although obviously they have lots, it does seem that south korean politics is dominated by the main two.
And the main UI for my very first balance attempt:
I’m pleased to report we have our first conservative country on the political compass! With an initial private space program,. high productivity and technological advantage. This all sounds very plausible to me.
I need to get some stuff in there to represent tension with North Korea, and also to reflect the obsession with educational performance. Here are some of my thoughts:
I’m thinking a south korea specific ‘Border Tensions with North Korea’ situation that was affected by foreign relations to some extent, and which boosted patriotism would be a good idea?
Currently immigration is sky high and there is an illegal immigration crisis. I think this is wrong, and caused mostly by the economy. Given the geography AND language barrier, I may add a hard coded reduction in immigration.
Education is high but not insanely high, and I think that needs a boost from cultural importance of education, and private tutoring.
The South Korean president can only remain for one single term! which seems a bit depressing from a gameplay POV, and we don’t even support that low a setting, so its currently 2…