The Birth and Death of the Roman Republic
The Birth and Death of the Roman Republic is a multi-scenario career that spans a thousand year period from the beginning of the first millenium BC to the collapse of the Roman republic from the viewpoint of Rome. All landscapes are as close to reality as is possible and all events are authentic for the time periods described.
3. The Birth of the Republic
The formation of a unified city occurred in the 6th century BC. The overthrow of the last Roman king occurred in 509 BC and, although Etruscan trades and techniques survived in republic Rome, commercial ties with the Etruscans and the Greeks gradually withered. During the ensuing economic crisis, grain shortages occurred and the government was forced to make purchases from as far away as Sicily.
Overmining has depleted the available supplies of iron ore and desease has decimated the wheat and olive crops so to ensure that your prosperity continues to improve you will have to import raw materials from your neighbours so that a profit can be made on your exports. Your gods are no longer satisfied with small temples so you will have to import marble to build large temples.
This scenario is in *.sav format, reservoirs and fountains are preplaced and then disabled.
Lack of a Bathhouse limits housing to large Casa.
Start date-500 BC
Initial funds-6462Dn - no rescue loan