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The Republic of Carthage

Negotiate, deceive or backstab? The choice is yours in this game of strategy, politics and intrigue.

In The Republic of Carthage, you must constantly balance personal advancement against the security of the state. Trade and fight to build up the empire. Vie for power in the Senate and on the battlefield. But to grow in size and power only attracts the unwelcome attention of rivals, not just your opponents, but also foreign powers like Syracuse, Pyrrhus and, most deadly of all, Rome.

The Republic of Carthage reflects approximately 350 years in the life of the ancient Carthaginian Republic. Players cooperate and compete to manage its fortunes, especially its politics, wars and trade in this simulation of political and mercantile life in Rome's ancient and most deadly enemy.

Are you smart and savvy enough to survive and thrive where Hannibal could not?

Special rules even allow you to play this in conjunction with The Republic of Rome™ in a grand scenario that can support up to twelve players!


Green Edition

Find out more about the environmentally-friendly, lower-cost The Republic of Carthage Green Edition


The box includes:

  • 112 Talent chits
  • 103 Trade cards
  • 84 Square marker chits
  • 64 Early Republic cards
  • 64 Late Republic cards
  • 16 Other cards
  • 64 Influence cubes
  • 45 Popularity cubes
  • 30 Trader cubes
  • 28 Army counters
  • 25 Fleet counters
  • 11 Office and other counters
  • 10 "Liable" cubes
  • 6 Player figures
  • 6 Player disks
  • 3 Dice
  • 1 Chief Rebel figure
  • 1 18"x18" board
  • 1 10"x10" player aide mat

Watch videos below.

Links:

If you like games set in the Ancient world, also check out ROME IN CRISIS,, a game on the chaotic situation of the third century AD as well as THE COURSE OF HONOR, about political competition in the Roman Republic.

The Course of Honor Rome in Crisis
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Published July 2, 2017.

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Why buy this?

Does a really good job.... I really like these kinds of games.... These deal with real events.... I like this one. I like it a lot.

  • Commodity trading, exploration, war and politics
  • The need to cooperate to save the nation and yet compete
  • Historical accuracy and immersive detail

Requirements

>120
1-6
12+

Vitals

Average Rating 2 reviews
Publish Date July 02, 2017
Edition First
Department Board Games
Genre Historic
Theme Politics
Setting Roman Empire
Audience Hardcore Gamer
Primary Mechanic Simulation
If You Like Diplomacy
More Info The Republic of Carthage web site

Notes

  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.

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