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- Auel, led the Republic, which lasted just under a month, starting as a Loyalist Faction in late December 2016
- Azrael Kusan, continued leading Aurea despite some problems
- Sol Fessler, led a GST team but was banned, he also lead such guilds as Fessler Dynasty. The Faction, the Graalian Empire alongside Arolus, and GFC. Most notably lead Avalon, however it was short lived and got deleted by admins.
- Constantine/Arolus, returned to lead Sarovia, after it fell he became Arolus, led the Graalian Empire with Sol F., and created the Vasa family
- Choco Bites*, led The Evoran Empire which lasted at least a month but fell when Sarovia Launched.
- Muzak Kusan, founder and Master General of the Altrium Republic.
- Shade, Empress of the Espherian Empire.
- Jake C. Wulf, currently leads Guilnean.
- Carolus Vasa, Currently leads Court of New Sarovia
- Joe Kyro, created a new iteration of Kyronia.
- Beatles Valeria made the 2nd Valerian Empire
- Auel, created a new State that was set to launch in May.
- Morzan, created and led the Unified States of Graal and revived the Warrant Officers.
- Peter Rhodes left Azrael Kusan's guild Azlam to create Astoria
- Fyre Xavi left Azrael Kusan's guild Azlam to create Nova Byzantium, which in July merged with Astoria
- Paynius Valeria became King of the 2nd Valerian Empire
- Luis J Valeria becomes the new King of Azorius (2nd Valerian rebellion)
- Octane creates Axium
- Sarovian guilds get massed banned forcing an end for Sarovia for a day which created the new Sarovia which is led by Constantine Vasa (Sherlock changed his name)
- Officers in Astoria leave to create Calradia (someone needs to edit this and add who these officers are)
- Zykion Starrick became the new King of Axium after Octane Axium steps down as King
- Joe Kyro creates another Kyronia
- Fyre Xavi attempts to create Nova Byzantium again with success
- Mithias (aka the creator of Cyrano) creates the Riven Empire