Glory To Rome

2005 ยท 2-5 Players ยท 60 Minutes
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Glory To Rome board game
Glory To Rome board game

In 64 A.D. a great fire originating from the slums of Rome quickly spreads to destroy much of the city including the imperial palace. Upon hearing news of the fire Emperor Nero Caesar races back to Rome from his private estate in Antium and sets up shelters for the displaced population. Reporting directly to Nero you are responsible for rebuilding the structures lost in the fire and restoring Glory to Rome.

Glory to Rome is a card-based city building and resource management game with a novel mechanism. Each card may act as a building a patron a raw material or a valuable resource frequently forcing players into difficult decisions regarding how each card should be used. In addition much of the game is played from the discard pool giving players some control over what cards are accessible to opponents. Scoring is a combination of completing buildings and storing resources with end-of-game bonuses for storing a diverse assortment. Game length is player-controlled and is triggered in a few different ways. The lighthearted artwork and slim rulebook belie the strong strategic and tactical elements of Glory to Rome.

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Year Published2005
Number of Players 2-5
Playtime 60 Minutes
Minimum Age 12
Mechanics Card Drafting, End Game Bonuses, Hand Management, Set Collection, Tableau Building, Variable Phase Order
Categories Ancient, Card Game, City Building, Economic
Learning Complexity N/A[Vote]
Strategy Complexity N/A[Vote]
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