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A message from NationStates creator Max Barry

Update: Lexicon, April 1, 2014

Hello again! I have a new paperback out today, so I updated the ad. This means you might be seeing it even though you clicked "Remove ad" sometime in the past. But never fear! You can banish me again, via the same process below.


You know that annoying ad at the top of your nation page? Yeah, sorry about that. My fault. It's just that I don't make a living from NationStates, so I hope you'll eventually think, "This game isn't bad. Maybe the guy's books are okay, too. I might buy one and find out."

Plenty of you have done that. Thank you so much: you've helped make it possible for me to keep doing what I love.

If you are one of those people, then please go ahead and remove the ad from your nation page. It's very simple:

That's it! If you qualify, click one of the links below, and thank you!

If you haven't bought one of my books, well, now you know why there's that odd, gnawing hole in your life. Why not fill it today?

Max Barry