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« on: December 24, 2008, 11:44:03 am »
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Yes another one.

However I liked the idea of a game set in an 'expansionist' arena. The idea is simple - we are the Senate. However it's a Senate with rules...and um without them so to speak. Unlike real Rome, each province sends a Senator. Some provinces are stable, some provinces aren't. Some provinces and Senators aren't Wink There could be people playing client state rulers and so on. And there are wars, because they can be fun Grin

Also the Senate 'elects' an Emperor from amongst their own. I had thought about setting it just after the death of Caesar and the transition from Republic to Empire to reflect the state of things when setting a game up Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2008, 11:44:48 am »
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I'm in.
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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2008, 11:48:32 am »
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Senator from Gaul.

Maybe integrate some Asterix stuff in there for fun? Grin
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« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2008, 11:56:53 am »
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Senator from Gaul.

Maybe integrate some Asterix stuff in there for fun? Grin

I need to decide how the provinces are to be split. They probably won't be exactly the same, but can then be subdivided if more people join up.
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« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2008, 12:22:42 pm »
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So for example here we have a 16 province split if we started at say 100AD

I. ITALIA SUPERIOR
II. ITALIA INFERIOR
III. PANNONIA
IV. ILLYRICUM
V. MACEDONIA
VI. ACHAEA
VII. THRACIA
VIII. MOESIA
IX. ASIA
X. CAPPACDOCIA
XI. SYRIA
XII. AEGYPTUS
XIII. AFRICA
XIV. MAURETANIA
XV. GALLIA
XVI. BRITTANIA
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« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2008, 12:43:29 pm »
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I'll take SYRIA.
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« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2008, 08:50:04 pm »
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Seem's interesting.
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« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2008, 10:29:28 am »
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I love senate simulations, the only tolerable thing of Latin class
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« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2008, 01:28:48 pm »
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Volo eligi senatorem Italiae Superioris, si possibile est.

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I am VERY interested!
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« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2008, 03:40:45 pm »
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For a game kicking off in 44BC after the death of Caesar. The light blue areas are tributary states outside the Empire...for now.

Of course we could do the whole thing with the Holy Roman Empire too Tongue
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« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2008, 04:11:46 pm »
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     I'd be interested in this. If we kick off from 44 BC, I want Lusitania. That's where my grandmother's family is from. Tongue
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« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2008, 04:47:27 pm »
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I'd go for Cyrenacia...you know because it's more mixed.
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« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2008, 06:55:19 pm »
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Ludi coepiat! ^_^
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« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2008, 07:16:58 pm »
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Actually, I'd totally be up for Holy Roman Empire instead of Roman Empire, myself.  Religious intrigue and dynasties, oh my!

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« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2008, 07:20:51 pm »
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Actually, I'd totally be up for Holy Roman Empire instead of Roman Empire, myself.  Religious intrigue and dynasties, oh my!

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I've always liked the idea of something self contained. The thing is I'd play the Holy Roman Empire along the lines of the German Confederation which suceeded it. And the confederation itself pretty much was self serving trying to put down the liberal revolutions etc. So the idea could be combined I guess.
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« Reply #15 on: December 29, 2008, 09:26:13 pm »
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Senator from XIII. AFRICA
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« Reply #16 on: December 29, 2008, 10:04:56 pm »
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Actually, I'd totally be up for Holy Roman Empire instead of Roman Empire, myself.  Religious intrigue and dynasties, oh my!

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« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2008, 11:13:45 pm »
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I'll do it.


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« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2008, 03:14:30 am »
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Carthago delenda est
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« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2008, 01:34:10 pm »
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« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2008, 02:14:00 pm »
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So what appeals? Rome or Holy Rome/German Confederation Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2008, 02:57:22 pm »
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Senator from Africa.
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« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2008, 03:13:54 pm »
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So what appeals? Rome or Holy Rome/German Confederation Smiley


Old Rome please.
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« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2008, 03:14:43 pm »
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So what appeals? Rome or Holy Rome/German Confederation Smiley

I'd rather go with Old Rome, but I'm cool either way.
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« Reply #24 on: December 30, 2008, 03:17:51 pm »
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So what appeals? Rome or Holy Rome/German Confederation Smiley

I'd rather go with Old Rome, but I'm cool either way.

     Same here.
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