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The Republic of Carthage Green Edition

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




About Green Edition

This gameset does not come with printed rules or player aides. We can probably not deliver them to you as efficiently as you can for yourself. Which you will want to do anyway, just to ensure you always have the latest Living Rules. Indeed you may not even want printed rules at all if you are able to read them on a mobile device. If this seems strange, think about it. All "paper" is delivered on-line now: newspapers, magazines, computer manuals, insurance, banking and tax information, etc. This isn't a games problem; it's a paper problem. Should games really be any different? Let's all save a tree.

This set also does not include a box. If you want to purchase the full game, visit the page for the standard game: The Republic of Carthage

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 couldn't?

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!


  • 15 June 2022: Parts shortage requires change of red die to a caramel-colored one with no effect on play

  • 18 November 2020: Graphic remake for the board (see below) and Grain cards

  • 11 April 2019: Changed to larger box size because former box is now obsolete. Reduced play aide from 10x10" to 8x8" to fit the narrower box


  • 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.


If you like games set in the Ancient world, also check out Athens: The Birth of Politics,, on the classical city-state as well as the Course of Honor, about political competition in the Roman Republic.

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Published July 2, 2017.

What This Is:

This is not a mass-produced game, but printed-on-demand . We have uploaded the artwork, rules and specifications, but The Game Crafter makes it only when you order it. Learn more.


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Average Rating 1 reviews
Publish Date July 02, 2017
Edition First
Department Games
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More Info The Republic of Carthage Green Edition web site

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


  • This game does not come in a box.
  • 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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