Republic of

Rome in

Robert Harris'
books detail
what political
life in the
Republic was
really like.

Spotlight on Games > War Games > Charts
Republic of Rome Mon Jan 6 22:18:29 MST 2014
The senate is convened with the HRAO presiding.
  1. Election of new Consuls
    1. Nominees must be aligned Senators present in Rome.
    2. The current Consul(s) are not eligible.
    3. No pair of Senators may be renominated, but either may be renominated in a new combination.
    4. Senators may not decline nomination, but they may vote against themselves.
    5. If only one eligible pair remains, they are automatically elected.
    6. The elected Consuls decide between themselves who will be Rome Consul. If no agreement, highest DR chooses.
    7. New HRAO takes over conduct of the senate immediately.
  2. Appointment/Election of Dictator
    1. Only if 3 or more active wars or active war with strength >= 20.
    2. Appointment by agreement of Consuls or by Senate election run by HRAO if no Consuls.
    3. Appointee must not already hold office.
    4. New Dictator immediately appoints Master of Horse.
  3. Election of Censor
    1. Nominees must be Senators present in Rome with previous Consular experience.
    2. The current Censor IS eligible, but the new Consuls are not.
    3. If only one eligible Senator remains, he is automatically elected.
    4. If no eligible Senators are present, all Senators in Rome are temporarily eligible.
  4. Prosecutions
    1. The Censor temporarily conducts senate business for this phase.
    2. His options are:
      1. No prosecutions.
      2. Up to two minor prosecutions. Accused must have held office or collected concession income in the previous game turn. A returning Governor is accusable only if he collected personal revenue from his province.
      3. One major prosecution. Accused must have held office other than governor in the previous game turn.
    3. Another consenting Senator must be appointed Prosecutor for each prosecution. The Prosecutor gains the Prior Consul marker and influence loss / 2 (round up) of a successfully prosecuted Senator.
  5. Elections of Governors
    1. Nominees must be Senators in Rome with no other offices who have not just returned from Governorship this turn.
    2. All vacant provinces must be filled. If only one eligible Senator is present, he is automatically elected.
    3. A Governor may be recalled from a province before his term is up by electing a new Governor for that province.
    4. Elected Governors depart immediately and may not participate in further business this Senate Phase.
    5. Nominations for Governors may be grouped as a single proposal.
  6. Other Business
    The following proposals may be considered in any order, but may only be grouped into multipart proposals as indicated:
    1. Assignment of open Concessions present in the Forum.
      1. Assignments may be grouped as a single proposal.
      2. A Concession may be proposed only once per Senate Phase.
    2. Passage or repeal of Land Bills.
      1. Proposal for passage must include names of consenting Senators as sponsor and co-sponsor.
      2. Proposal for repeal must include name of consenting Senator as sponsor. The sponsor must have popularity greater than what he will lose by sponsoring and voting for the repeal.
      3. All Senators voting against passage or for repeal lose popularity regardless of the outcome of the vote.
      4. Changes in Unrest Level and Popularity are made immediately upon passage. Payment is made in the next Revenue Phase.
      5. Only one of each type of landbill may be proposed per turn. Only one landbill may be proposed for repeal each turn.
    3. Raising/disbanding of forces.
      1. Number of forces to recruit must be stated but intended usage need not be.
      2. Payment (10 / unit) for recruitment is made immediately.
    4. Assignment/recall of legions to a province garrison.
      1. Garrison maintenance costs will be paid by the Senate in future Revenue Phases.
    5. Assignment/recall of forces to prosecute a war.
      1. Only Consuls or Dictator are eligible leaders.
      2. The Field Consul must be sent prior (or simultaneously with) the Rome Consul.
      3. Sending the HRAO to war ends the Senate Phase.
      4. Force may not be sent without leader's consent if its combined strength (plus leader's military rating) is less than that of the war (plus its leader, if any).
      5. Units may not be recalled from Proconsul without his consent if his combined strength would fall below that of the war.
    6. Recall of Proconsul.
      1. Recalled forces go back to Active box.
      2. Recall may be combined with proposal to send new leader to same war with same forces (replacement of commander).
    7. Recall of Statesman from exile.
      1. Recalled Statesman rejoins his Family card, if present, or goes to Forum.
      2. Senator who cast the most votes for recall gets immediate free unopposed persuasion attempt vs. unmodified loyalty.
    8. Election of Consul for Life.
      1. This proposal may take place anytime after the election of new Consuls.
      2. Nominee must have influence >= 21. He may add his influence to his votes.
      3. Only one Consul for Life proposal may be made per turn.
      4. The Consul for Life proposal cannot be vetoed.
      5. Once elected, the Consul for Life is immune to assassination.
      6. If the Republic survives the current Game Turn, he wins.
    9. Any minor proposal not affecting the rules of the game.
      1. Such as: censure, gratitude, reprimands, insults, etc.
      2. There is no influence penalty for defeat of these motions.
Also ...

Offsite ...

Created: Mon Jan 4 16:55:59 PST 1999