Roman Empire

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
DeveloperM.C. Lothlorien
Platform(s)Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Dragon 32/64, Electron, ZX-81, ZX Spectrum
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


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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