During the 1999 Y2K crisis that wiped electricity grids by computers all over the world, the country of North Korea was devastated despite the fact that they had very little computer graphics or electricity. In 2002 North Korea declared war in South Korea and use bayonets and guns to kill thousands of people. It also led to a massive genocide of South Koreans that lasted for 2003 to 2016. The number of people that died is still unknown to a story ends because there is very little documentation that still exists from the early 2000s. North and South Korea with countries that were the most devastated by Y2K. No peaceful trade networks were established in North or supper yet like they were established in the North American republics. Democracy was also abandoned in this region and only reestablished by an envoy from Japan which arrived in 2018.