The best games set in ancient Rome 2022

Looking for a good game set in ancient Rome? We have created a list of the best games 2022 set in Roman antiquity.

What are games set in Roman antiquity?

In this list you will find games, expansions, promos, etc. that thematically or playfully represent ancient Rome. So, these are games that are related to the glorious Roman Empire and the ancient Roman culture.

For board games set in the city of Rome (regardless of era), we have created a separate list: games set in Rome (Latium, Italy).

By the way, in German "Rome (antiquity)" means "Rom (Antike)".

Examples of games set in ancient Rome:

A good example of a game set in ancient Rome is, for example, Concordia.

List of the best games 2022 set in ancient Rome:

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 427 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Concordia

    All details for the board game Concordia and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Concordia
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 100 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. The Downfall of Pompeii

    All details for the board game The Downfall of Pompeii and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for The Downfall of Pompeii
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Concordia Venus

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Concordia Venus
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Concordia Venus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia Venus" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia Venus" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Pandemic: Fall of Rome

    All details for the board game Pandemic: Fall of Rome and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Pandemic: Fall of Rome
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Commands & Colors: Ancients

    All details for the board game Commands & Colors: Ancients and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Commands & Colors: Ancients
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Ave Caesar

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Ave Caesar
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Carpe Diem

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Carpe Diem
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Rise of Augustus

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    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Rise of Augustus
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Rise of Augustus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rise of Augustus" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  9. Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War

    All details for the board game Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery

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    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 17+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Imperial Settlers

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    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Imperial Settlers
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Imperial Settlers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. Glory to Rome

    All details for the board game Glory to Rome and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Glory to Rome
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. Arena: Roma II

    All details for the board game Arena: Roma II and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Arena: Roma II
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Gorus Maximus

    All details for the board game Gorus Maximus and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Caesar's Empire

    All details for the board game Caesar's Empire and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Roma

    All details for the board game Roma and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Roma
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!48€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Roma

    • YouTube Review for the game "Roma" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Limes

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Limes
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Alea Iacta Est

    All details for the board game Alea Iacta Est and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Colosseum

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    Nominated for 6 awards.

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. Pecunia non olet: Geld stinkt nicht

    All details for the board game Pecunia non olet: Geld stinkt nicht and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Pecunia non olet: Geld stinkt nicht
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Pecunia non olet: Geld stinkt nicht

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pecunia non olet: Geld stinkt nicht" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. Caesar's War: The Conquest of Gaul, 58-52 BC

    All details for the board game Caesar's War: The Conquest of Gaul, 58-52 BC and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • Immediately playable
  22. Mare Nostrum: Empires

    All details for the board game Mare Nostrum: Empires and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. Romans Go Home!

    All details for the board game Romans Go Home! and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Trajan

    All details for the board game Trajan and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    🔥 Deal: 16% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Trajan
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    🔥 Great price!32€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Trajan

    • YouTube Review for the game "Trajan" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  25. Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage

    All details for the board game Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage
    • 2 Players
    • 40 - 200 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  26. Senators

    All details for the board game Senators and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Caesar & Cleopatra

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Caesar & Cleopatra
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Time of Crisis: The Roman Empire in Turmoil, 235-284 AD

    All details for the board game Time of Crisis: The Roman Empire in Turmoil, 235-284 AD and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  29. Pecunia non olet (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Pecunia non olet (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Pecunia non olet (Second Edition)

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pecunia non olet (Second Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. Tribune: Primus Inter Pares

    All details for the board game Tribune: Primus Inter Pares and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tribune: Primus Inter Pares
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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