Caesar & Cleopatra*

In Caesar & Cleopatra, a two-player card game, participants step into the roles of these iconic historical figures, with Caesar advocating for Rome's invasion of Egypt and Cleopatra fighting for its independence. The core of the game revolves around influencing Roman officials - Aedils, Quaestors, Senators, Pretorians, and Censors - using agent cards numbered 1 to 5. Players must strategically decide whether to play these agents face-down for secrecy or face-up for greater influence. Additionally, action cards like Assassins and Scouts add layers of strategy, allowing players to remove opposing agents or reveal hidden ones. The game progresses by revealing votes from the Roman officials, with the player having the most influence winning their support. The game concludes once all officials have chosen sides, with victory going to the player who has garnered the most support, factoring in bonus points for majorities in specific groups and certain hidden objectives.

Gameplay Overview

  • Strategic Card Laying: Use agent cards to influence Roman officials.
  • Face-up vs. Face-down Play: Choose between secrecy and influence strength.
  • Influence and Majority: Gain the support of officials for victory.

Special Features

  • Historical Theme: Play as Caesar or Cleopatra in a historical setting.
  • Action Cards: Utilize special cards for strategic advantages.
  • Voting Mechanism: Influence the outcome through a dynamic voting system.


Caesar & Cleopatra offers a strategic, engaging experience for two players, combining historical theming with tactical card play. It's perfect for those who enjoy head-to-head challenges with a mix of strategy, bluffing, and historical intrigue.

Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

  • 2 Players
  • 60 Minutes
  • 10+ years old
  • Easy to learn
👍 Good price!55€*

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