the Incomparably Shrewd and Clever
I learned the word ages ago, probably in the early 2000s as Putin began to solidify his hold on Russia. As for DMGs, 5th edition has you covered!I was wondering to, and had to check. Nope, not that one:
5th Edition DMG p18 said:Kleptocracy. This government is composed of groups or individuals primarily seeking wealth for themselves, often at the expense of their subjects. The grasping Bandit Kingdoms in the Greyhawk campaign setting are prime examples. A kingdom run by thieves’ guilds would also fall into this category.