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A government event is an event that occurs randomly when a civilization is under a specific type of government in Intrigue.png, or when the Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Approval is above or below some threshold.

List of Government Events[]

These occur only once per game.

Name Government Description Effects Turn Duration Earliest Turn
The Chainbreakers Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons TechnoSurveilance.jpg Owner Aristocracy An organization of escaped slaves has begun targeting our civilization, trying to cripple the foundation of our economy by freeing our slaves. Spawns three pirate Unrecognized icon nameGunboat Icon.png Gunboat ships
The Age of Compliance Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons TechnoSurveilance.jpg Owner Aristocracy Our slaves have finally been broken, accepting their roles in the glory of our civilization. A sudden surge in productivity, approval, and even research now washes over everything, burnishing all chains to a lustrous shine. +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Social Construction, +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Morale, +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Research Spending Stat Icon.png Research 5
Crunch Time Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons TechnoSurveilance.jpg Owner Aristocracy An unexpected confluence of several deadlines has prompted your overseers to begin working their slaves harder. This has led to a dramatic increase in productivity, though it remains to be seen how many will survive the process. +10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Social Construction, -10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Growth Stat Icon.png Growth 10
The Bounty Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons Colonial.jpg Colonial A dissident group has constructed a powerful warship called the Bounty and has begun raiding our planets in retaliation for what they call our "oppressive regime". They demand an end to colonial government immediately to allow colonies a greater say in their destiny. Spawn a pirate Unrecognized icon nameCorvette Icon.png Corvette 40
Founding Day Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons Colonial.jpg Colonial Colonies around our civilization have begun celebrating anniversaries of various colonial milestones. This has led to a very confusing holiday calendar, but general increased happiness throughout our civilization. +10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Morale 10
Fast Turn Around Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons Colonial.jpg Colonial So adept your people are at the art of colonization, that they were able to quickly generate a new colony ship from spare parts without anyone noticing. Free Unrecognized icon nameColonyShip Icon.png Colony Ship
Trader Gossip Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons Colonial.jpg Colonial Our captains and commanders speak to each other all the time, forming an informal network for sharing starfaring wisdom. Recently this whisper network has reached something of a critical mass, producing a bounty of useful information on safe channels and profitable trade routes. +50% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Generic Stat Icon.png Trade Route Value 20
Chafing Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons EmergencyCoalition.jpg Emergency Coalition Our people have begun to strain at the emergency measures we've placed on them to get through this crisis. Many suggest the crisis has passed, or is no longer as bad as it once was, and long to return to the old ways. -25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Morale 10
Solidarity Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons EmergencyCoalition.jpg Emergency Coalition This moment of crisis has instilled a new sense of patriotism amongst our civilians, leading to increased attention to and support for our armed forces. +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Generic Stat Icon.png Soldiering 20
Moment of Silence Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons EmergencyCoalition.jpg Emergency Coalition For a brief time, all members of our civilization stop what they're doing and remember the events which led our people down this dark path. -50% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Social Construction 2
The Emperor's Ascension Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons Imperial.jpg Imperial Long live the Emperor! The ascent of a new Emperor to the throne has provoked widespread celebrations throughout the empire, citizens everywhere are convinced they'll like him much better than the last guy. +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Morale 10
The Path Of The Citizen Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons Imperial.jpg Imperial Stories of bravery from the front lines of the Empire are devoured by the populace, who now fetishize everything there is about soldiering and your armed forces in general. +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Generic Stat Icon.png Soldiering, +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Resistance Icon.png Resistance 20
Commerce Raiders Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons InterstellarRepublic.jpg Interstellar Republic An organized group of pirates has banded together to create a large capital ship to better aid their raiding efforts. They've targeted us due to our prosperity. Spawns a pirate Unrecognized icon nameCruiser Icon.png Wrath
Questionable Senator Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons InterstellarRepublic.jpg Interstellar Republic One of our senators has been accused of accepting bribes from a pirate collective. There is no evidence of criminal activity and he denies the charge, but the public demands action. +5 Benevolent, +10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Morale
+5 Pragmatic

+5 Malevolent, +10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Saving Stat Icon.png Gross Income

10
Questionable Senator Part 2 Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons InterstellarRepublic.jpg Interstellar Republic, Benevolent choice in Questionable Senator event Investigation into the questionable senator has shown that the rumors were spread by the pirate collective as an attempt to discredit the honest Senator. Your faith in him was well deserved and your people's respect for you grows. +5% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Morale 25
The Golden Age Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons StellarMonarchy.jpg Stellar Monarchy Your wise and considered leadership has brought much needed stability to your realm, all your subjects aligned in their efforts and minds. A boon in economics, research, and productivity is felt everywhere. History will look back kindly on this age. +10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Social Construction, +10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Research Spending Stat Icon.png Research, 10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Saving Stat Icon.png Gross Income 25
A Beacon Unto Others Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons Utopian.jpg Utopian The galaxy can see what we've built here, and the benefit of our Utopian government. We've had a sudden influx of applicants for immigration, along with some souls who've just turned up uninvited. We'll find room for them somewhere. +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Growth Stat Icon.png Growth 25
Trembling Boots Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons InfiniteJihad.jpg Infinite Jihad As word spreads around the galaxy of our new government and our unwavering commitment to the destruction of our enemies, fear has begun to set in. They know we are coming for them. And they know they will be powerless to stop us. +20% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Generic Stat Icon.png Soldiering 50
Feast of the Stars Unrecognized icon nameGovIcons GalacticKingdom.jpg Galactic Kingdom As word spreads around the galaxy of our new government and our unwavering commitment to the destruction of our enemies, fear has begun to set in. They know we are coming for them. And they know they will be powerless to stop us. +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Morale 10

List of Approval-related Events[]

These events randomly occur when the Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Approval is below or above a specific threshold, and there are enough colonies for it to be meaningful. Like other government events, these occur only once per game.

Name Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Approval Stat Icon.png Approval Min Colonies Description Effects Turn Duration
Worker Strikes! <40 2 Worker morale is at an all time low. Across our worlds million of protesters are refusing to work until the government changes. Factories have been forced to close down and construction sites lay dormant. -25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Social Construction 5
Widespread Protests! <30 2 As morale and our government continue to fall our citizens have taken to launching massive protests. News media outlets from across the galaxy are broadcasting these protests and it is undermining our standing with other civilizations. -50% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Influence Stat Icon.png Influence Growth 10
Citizens Fleeing! <20 2 Governmental approval has dropped so low that many of our citizens are leaving to become members of other civilizations. Transport ships are full of passengers trying to leave and trade ships from other civilizations are being overwhelmed by citizens asking them to go along when they leave port. -75% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Growth Stat Icon.png Growth 15
Patriotic Celebrations! >20 2 A wave of patriotism spurred on by strong governmental approval is sweeping our worlds. Many highlight this as a golden age for our civilization and we will remember this as a key moment when will all stood together. +10% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Resistance Icon.png Resistance
Highest Approval Rating Yet! >70 3 Our government is so popular on our worlds that government branded and licensed items are flying off store shelves. Costumes of our esteemed leader were the most popular this past holiday season and our leaders most popular slogans have been inscribed on items from apparel to toilet plungers. These licensing fees have resulted in an unexpected windfall for the governmental coffers. +450 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Saving Stat Icon.png Treasury
Other Civilizations Are Envious! >80 4 Our high approval is well known, even among other civilizations. The luxuries our people enjoy, and the support of our government have made the citizens of other governments envious. +100% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Influence Stat Icon.png Influence Growth 15
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