Edmonton Board Gaming League

The Republic of Rome

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The Republic of Rome is an abstraction of over 250 years of history. It simulates the politics of the Roman Senate during the republic. The players take the part of various factions vying for the control of the senate. They control the various powerful families of the time, who compete for state offices, military command, economic concessions and new adherents. To win the player must get their faction to become the most powerful in Rome. While doing this, however, a balance must be maintained. A hostile world situation, and the vagaries of the public of Rome means that the players must also cooperate so that Rome herself doesn't go down under this pressure. If Rome does not last, neither does the senate, and all players lose!

# of Players:
1 - 6
Avg Play Time:
300 minutes
Game Mechanics:
Co-operative Play, Variable player powers, Voting
Published By:
Valley Games
Designed By:
Robert Haines

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Members sharing this game:  
Shawn R

Edmonton Board Gaming League