Roman Empire

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
Release1982
PublisherLothlorien
DeveloperM.C. Lothlorien
Platform(s)Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Dragon 32/64, Electron, ZX-81, ZX Spectrum
ModeSingle-player
GenreText-based; strategy game; empire-building
SettingRoman Empire during the 1st century BCE, battling various ‘countries’ (Aegyptus, Asia Minor, Dacia, Gallia, Germania, Graecia, Hispania, Illyria, Italia, Numidia)
Notable charactersB
DLC

Bibliography

Lowe, D. (2009). ‘Playing with Antiquity: Videogame Receptions of the Classical World’ in D. Lowe & K. Shahabudin (eds.), Classics for All: Reworking Antiquity in Mass Culture. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 64-90.

Additional keywords

history, resource management

Click here to play the game. The ‘written notes’ can be found here.

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