During seven phases (called "vias"), students join a gen (a clan), acquire Roman names, complete cooperative exercises on Roman daily life, build wooden standards, use knucklebones with a Forum of Roma
gameboard, create maps for the expanding Empire, prepare a timeline, and play a "history mystery" on the death of the Empire. Culminates in preparing for and participating in a grand banquet. Players: 15–35 students. Time: 7–15 hours.
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