With your trading company in Rome you support the capitol of the empire with various goods. As a rising trader you become more and more important for Rome and thus more powerful. Increase your personal rank and become mightier than the Senate. Expand Rome, negotiate with other nations to low internal tariffs. Discover the possibilities of ancient Rome. Lead the company to great fame. It's up to you!
***UNIQUE DUAL-MODE REALITY SIMULATION GAME***
Choose on yourself whether you want to play the racy simulation-mode or the exciting reality-mode. In simulation mode, the time is gathered so the events occur in rapid succession and you are challenged by fast decisions. The reality mode is perfect for playing in between. In a short work- or school break you can send your ships. A few hours later, they are probably arrived with new goods. You can do whatever you want with your iPhone at this time and there is no need to run the game meanwhile. In this mode there is only minimum time-lapse.
***TRADING WITH 6 DIFFERENT REGIONS OF THE EMPIRE***
Six different regions of Romes Empire wait for a trading relationship with you. Each of these six has various characteristics such as trade duration, pricing or supply of goods depending on the season. If you win a nation's sympathy they will probably allow you to establish a permanent branch office.
***RISE YOUR RANK AND BECOME MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SENAT***
The more sales your company has the more the senate will appreciate your importance for Rome. Then your personal rank may be improved, you will get a better residence and you are more powerful. Rise until you are Caesar of Rome and become mightier than the senate.
***USE DIPLOMACY TO YOUR ADVANTAGE***
At Sea there are many risks of loss for your ship. Storms, pirates or diseases are dangerous enemies of your success. With alliances you are able to get your ships protected in their territorial waters. Furthermore diplomacy allows you to negotiate with some provinces of Rome to get better trade conditions or low internal tariffs. Also you can give credit to the provinces.
***PROTECTION AGAINST INFLATION***
Gold has a very stable value. So to protect your business against the ever-lasting inflation that threatens to destroy your wealth, you can invest in Gold at different emporia. Gold has a stable value (Of course you can disable the inflation in settings). Also loaning money can be helpful.
***SELL THE GOODS AT THE RIGHT TIME***
In your central office in Rome are all your goods in the interim storage. You can sell them at any time at the market. But better pay attention to the demands and needs of Rome. Those are not always equal for each good. Consider also the storage fees and the perishable nature of some goods. In order to see your expenses and income you can have a look in the balance sheet at any time.
***EXPANSION WILL PROVIDE FAME AND GLORY***
With your private assets you can upgrade several buildings like a cistern or barracks. Upgrading may increase the population of Rome which leads to a higher request at the market. While earning more and more money you are able to upgrade your personal residence too, which represents your personal status as well. Here you can, for example, build a circus maximus.
***LARGE TUTORIAL MAKES THE START AN ADVENTURE***
Your virtual secretary is always ready with several helpful advices. So it is easy for beginners to get started and also advanced players can find further information.
Be clever, have fun!