Western Empires is a strategy board game based on historical context. In this massive game, players lead their civilizations as they try to gain victory points by expanding their populations, trading and developing cultural advancements. One of the major gameplay elements is interaction between players by both commodity trading and area control. Conflict may occur, but players will benefit most through the use of diplomacy, trading tactics and strategic alliances. The long term strategy will eventually create the most powerful civilizations.
The map board of Western Empires stretches from the Iberian peninsula in the West up to the Caspian Coast and the Nile Delta in the East. From the snowy Scandinavian wastelands in the North up to the Sahara in the South. Some of the playable civilizations are The Romans, The Egyptians, The Minoans and the Celts.