Welcome to the Virtual Pet List Community

Wanting to join the rest of our members? Feel free to sign up today. It is completely free and one of the most positive communities on the web! Come and join the fun!

Join VPL Today!
  1. Virtual Pets

    Welcome to the Virtual Pet list forum!

    We're a Virtual Pets and Sim Games Community. We have a lot of Virtual Pet Sites Owners and Sim Games Owners that frequently visit, along with Artists, Writers and Programmers that come here looking for work and games to work for. Our Artists sell art in our Art Marketplace and Programmers are allowed to sell scripts in the Programming Marketplace. We've been opened since 2011 and since then we've grown to well over 212k posts and almost 5k members. What are you waiting for, why don't you join today?

    Our List of Virtual Pet Sites has a lot of Sim Games listed as well. You are more than welcome to check out our directory of sites and find a new game to play. If you're still curious about a game to play, you can check out some of our Game Reviews and Interviews with Coders, Artists, Writers and Game Owners of the industry.
  2. Have you read and commented on any of our Interviews or Reviews yet?
    Are you ready for the return of Teripets?
    Paladore - Boopets - Icepets
    Virtual Pet Directory
    join mycena cave!

Ancient Rome simulation game

Discussion in 'Gaming Discussion' started by TheWizard, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. TheWizard
    Offline

    TheWizard VPL Supporter VPL Supporter VPL Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2012
    Messages:
    317
    Likes Received:
    90
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    England
    I've been thinking about getting my games company to work on a simulation game set in Ancient Rome - or more specifically, in an alternate universe of Ancient Rome. Obviously historical accuracy tends to go out of the window with these types of games, as it's hard to be historically accurate all of the time and still have fun (Assassin's Creed series aside!), and obviously some historical events would occur differently in an alternate universe.

    Having looked at various potential settings, I think the time period after the assassination of Julius Caesar seems like a good place to set it - the pendelum could've swung either way at that point: towards increasing the strength of the Roman Republic, or towards its transformation into an Empire, and obviously the alternate universe would explore these potential scenarios through player-generated decisions.

    I suppose it's like a pet site, without all the pets - and the focus being on you, the player, and your influence is visible in the game.

    Does that sound interesting, or should I not bother sending it into research mode (before development)?
    join misticpets, support vpl
  2. cpvr
    Offline

    cpvr Owner and Founder Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Messages:
    28,802
    Likes Received:
    1,244
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    Sounds like an interesting game concept. I would say go for it.
  3. TheWizard
    Offline

    TheWizard VPL Supporter VPL Supporter VPL Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2012
    Messages:
    317
    Likes Received:
    90
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    England
    Well, we've been conducting research and have set up a brief landing page explaining the game here: http://roma.redmagegames.com -- it is intentionally minimalist as we want the focus on the content, and not on pretty graphics. :)

Share This Page