Under 1000 players according to tw stats? Check.
realistic player count.
FRST = 23829 villages.
Rest of top 20 combined = 26458 villages.
Dominance in over half the world, 27/52 active K's. I'd say 1 tribe controlling over half the world, check (or not quite yet, but will be shortly, if you want to get technical).
Anyone else think we meet the criteria for new registration closure? I'd like to get started toward the end world phase as soon as possible.