Turn social platforms into governable spaces
Gamers: Form groups, make decisions your way
Modpol enables online communities to design their own governance structures by assembling modules—choosing from existing ones or creating your own.
Play the Minetest demo server, or download the Minetest mod at ContentDB.
Developers: Adapt our code to your platform
Modpol is written in Lua, and it can be adapted to any platform that uses Lua as an extension language.
Explore the code, docs, and wiki at GitLab.
Visionaries: Shape the future of online governance
Modpol implements a framework called “modular politics,” a vision for creative, evolutionary systems for online self-governance. It challenges the widespread the tendency for “implicit feudalism,” the top-down power structures that are the norm in online spaces.
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Modpol is a project of the Media Economies Design Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, in collaboration with the Metagovernance Project.