Can you use Torque for country data - polygons instead of points? Make animated maps with polygon data instead of point data? I would like the color of countries to change over time as a particular variable gets smaller and larger.
What @John Barça says in the comment above is true.
No, Torque does not work with polygons. The Torque wizard is only available for points. Alternatively, there are other options that you could use to show different polygons with respect to time: