Lohman Land

By: Emery Dunn, Caitlyn Brack, Max Bibeou, Julia Graham, John Babiak

Back in the year 16,000 B.C., the Lohman Lord rose out of the volcano on Reid Island and began to terrorise all the tribes on the Lohman continent, demanding sacrifices from each of them. This led to each of the cultures mixing when they would all meet to perform sacrifices at the volcano on Reid Island. The cultures would talk politics and make great deals at the volcano, which led to very good international affairs. The mixing at the volcano also led to the tribes forming one language that they could all speak so that they could discuss political and economic affair with one another. Because all the nations were united under one cause (the fear of the Lohman Lord) they tended to be on very good terms with one another, openly trading resources and mixing without resistance.They feared that if they did not get along, Reid Lohman was going to come back again and destroy everything. 

Economically, Maxae and Lego Town dominated the market, as all the other countries were third world and weak countries. Maxae is included in a global monopoly over the oil supply, making it one of the most wealthy countries in the world. 




This is the Lohman Land crest. The olive green represents the peace between all of the inhabitants in Lohman Land. Everyone gets along out of fear of Reid Lohman. Legend has it, if someone upsets the delicate balance he has created in this world, he will come back and destroy all of Earth. The yellow represents the happiness and joy that the people feel while living for Reid Lohman. It also stands for the enlightenment they seek to be with Reid Lohman in the afterlife. And finally, the R stands for Reid, because he is the heart of Lohman Land. Without him, there would be nothing. Even though he is a volcano, he still controls everything, and everybody’s life revolves around him.


 Lohman Land's Crest

Here is a video documentary of Lohman Land and how it has developed over time.

Video Documentary

In a land far away

Where the Lohman trees sway

Lives a ‘cano named Reid

Who all hail and die for.


This is no normal place

For we are a unique, independent race

We have eternal love for eachother

And kill everyone else.


(progressively louder)

All hail Reid

All hail Reid

All hail Reid

All hail Reid

All hail Reid




Lohman Land's Anthem

Lohman Land Crest

Maps of Lohman Land

The government that Lego Town has (and that it has had for a while) is a compulsory consumerist state, a government that strictly encourages its population to buy things, and gets rid of those who don’t. Because of this, my nation-state has below average civil rights and outlawed political freedom. Contrary to this, the economy of my nation-state is all-consuming, or extremely good.

The resource that can be found in Lego Town is diamonds. By trading with other nation-states for resources, Lego Town is able to produce industrial tools, aircraft, and jewelry. After the discovery of diamonds in Lego Town, a huge primate city formed around the diamond mines that follows the McGee model, because of the major export of the diamonds on the coast. Due to my country’s limited variety of resources, Lego Town trades with many other nations within Lohman Land in order to make valuable products. This has also led to open border policies between the nation-states of Lohman Land. My country has a major port for export of diamonds and manufactured products as well as many railroads connecting it to other nation-states in Lohman Land in order to trade goods. Lego Town most likely falls under the “take-off” category of Rostow’s stages of development and it also is most likely classified as a semi-peripheral country under Wallerstein’s world systems theory. Lego Town has not positively impacted its environment at all, and has severely damaged the environment by polluting local waterways, clear cutting forests, and polluting the air with massive factories. The previous religion of Lego Town involved all the nations of Lohman Land meeting on Reid Island at the sacrificial volcano to sacrifice people to the Lohman God. This has carried into modern day, where all the nation-states meet on Reid Island to discuss politics (but no longer to sacrifice people). People are still allowed to practice Lohmanism with the exception of performing sacrifices.

Lego Town


Guacamoly started out as nothing more than a lot of savages scavenging around a savannah trying to keep themselves and their families alive. From the beginning, the people had always worshiped Reid Lohman, who they believe took form as a volcano on Reid Island. As it grew into a nation-state, a government had to rise up. Guacamoly became a republic but wanted to keep as many civil rights as possible. Guacamoly tries to be for the people, but will outlaw things that is not found acceptable. The political freedom isn’t as good as the civil rights are because the people do not get all of the power. The economy, however, is thriving. Everything in Guacamoly is working as well as one could hope. Guacamoly produces uranium, and only trades with two other nation-states, Maxae and Nostaldot. In exchange, Guacamoly receives oil from Maxae, putting it in the oil monopoly. From Nostaldot, Guacamoly receives terbium. With these resources, Guacamoly is able to build an abundance of nuclear weapons. However, Guacamoly is a very peaceful nation-state and will do a lot to avoid war with other nation-states. All of these things impacted how Guacamoly developed on the urban scale. Without these things, Guacamoly wouldn’t be able to develop the way it did. The model that best fits the main city is the multiple nuclei model. These things also helped Guacamoly’s relationships with other nation-states through trade and peace. Most of the other nation-states have peaceful alliances with Guacamoly. These factors also helped form the transportation infrastructure through showing where the roads and train tracks need to be based on the urban model.

    Guacamoly is in the last stage of Rostow’s model because it is consumer orientated and is done with all of the transitioning in the economy. Guacamoly is one of the core countries because is very developed and supplies certain countries with what they need. It is also in the oil monopoly giving it even more power over resources. The environment of Guacamoly has been negatively affected by man because of all of the factories and concrete buildings going up. There is very little wildlife where the people are living, and most of the open land has been used for suburban housing. There are laws made in Guacamoly that are meant to try to restore some of the wildlife in Guacamoly.


All of the people from Lohman Land derived from the mountains in the north. Over hundreds of years they spread out in groups among the land. The people who came to the area of Pineapp1e soon developed their own culture and modified the original religion to fit their own beliefs. When Pineapp1e was identified as its own state, it could also be identified as a nation state because all of the similarities and common ideas shared between the residents of the state.

The government of Pineapp1e is a theocracy, which allows for a strong sense of civil rights due to the the belief that everyone should have an equal say no matter their social status or income. Also, the political freedom is very strong for similar reasons. The government, being a theocracy, greatly uses religion. The economy is also very strong right now. In the state of Pineapp1e the resources of braunite and coal will be mainly used for steel production. Diamonds will be a helpful resource to have in order to make efficient mining tools because they are so sturdy. So, diamonds will be traded for coal with Maxae. Coal will also be exported to Lego Town in exchange for oil. Oil will help with electricity production here in Pineapp1e. In conclusion, the only two places coal will be exported to at this point in time are Maxae and Lego Town.

The impact on the urban geography isn’t too major due to the fact the they are mined and produced so far away from cities. It increases the development of relationships with other countries do to the high amounts of trading. Ever since coal began to be mined, the amount of railroads and trains throughout Pineapp1e and surrounding countries greatly increased. I see Pineapp1e in stage three of Rostow’s Model due to the fact of new infrastructure and the regional growth. In relation to Wallerstein’s model, Pineapp1e would be a semi-periphery country due to the mixture of rich and poor.

    Lastly, in Pineapp1e, man has positively impacted its environment by paying lots of attention to preventing deforestation. Many acts and programs are dedicated in order to not allowing forests in the area to be cut down. Man has impacted the government negatively when the new industries and railroads are being built. More specifically, the production of these industries has caused much pollution in the area. 



The alternate world project started as a small tribe of people living in the Northern mountains of Lohman Land. They were a unique culture, calling themselves Maxicans, the people of Maxae, and having to use all of the resources they could find in the barren mountains. They founded a great alliance, which consisted of over 13 nations at it’s peak, with Maxae as its figurehead. They were curious about other nations, and sent out settlers on a ship, who eventually landed on Fox News 7 and formed a colony. As time went on, the people on the mainland migrated south to the middle of Lohman Land, where they became more and more scientifically developed. The colony on Fox News 7 became constantly under patrol for a period of time, because the border situation was extremely hostile, and border conflicts would break out daily. This caused the great alliance to break up, with only 4 or 5 countries remaining loyal. At this time, Maxae was known as the USSM, the United Socialist States of Maxae, with an Oligarchy as its governing system.


The nation state had incredible civil rights and few political freedoms, and it’s economy was on the brink of crumbling completely. Maxae discovered many resources, most important Oil, which was solely its own, and a large diamond mine which the border between Lego Town and Maxae splits in half.  A civil war broke out throughout the nation, Socialism versus Capitalism, and when capitalism won, new leadership took place. The name was changed to the VSM, the Voluntary Society of Maxae, and the government was slowly broken apart, until voluntaryism was in place in the nation.


The economy at first revolved largely around agriculture, but since turned to manufacturing, which is in place currently. Civil rights, political freedom, and economy all soared with voluntaryism in place. With a massive manufacturing sector, however, the lifespan of the average person dips below 25. People are allowed to do anything they want to in the VSM, with absolutely no restrictions. Political freedom is amazing as well, but politics are practically nonexistent in the VSM, so it doesn’t really matter.The country’s economy revolves around drilling for, and hoarding/selling oil, and creating jewelry with diamonds and silver it trades with Oceanpire. The major industries are Retail, Insurance, Mining, and Automobile Manufacturing. The urban development heavily revolves around ports and major interstates, leading to massive cities in those areas.Resources and finished products are transported by boat, and by major interstates.  All of Lohman Land has completely open borders, so trade with Lego Town and others is untaxed.


The nation-state is seen as a semi-periphery state on the drive to maturity. Man has definitely taken his toll on the environment of Maxae, as a lack of regulations for anything leads to massive destruction of the environment in the name of profit. The religion stayed relatively the same over the years, with Lohmanism being the prominent religion. The oligarchy was not tolerant at all of any religion other than  Lohmanism, and would persecute any non-believers. After the revolution, all religions were tolerated but Lohmanism was still a vast majority.