You can play Erepublik for free: you don't need real money to start your life in the new world!
You will also see that the players of Erepublik are enjoying with free instruments like tools, forums, chats and websites, creating free guides for newcomers and offering free services like help and supplies or feeding, just to see their country prevail in the struggle for freedom!
Come on! Why you shouldn't like to be congressman or even president in your new country? You will be able to join or create a party, to choose and vote your candidates and to find people like you to be friends.
All for free, and all in an user-friendly environment, with thousands of people playing with you and fighting for the same goal!