Chariots of Rome, from designer Sean Young, is a simple (yet brutal) competitive chariot-racing board game for 2 to 8 cunning drivers set in ancient Rome's grand stadium, the Circus Maximus. Each player controls a unique charioteer character and competes on the giant track for two or more laps. Players can also drive with one of four teams (of two chariots), each representing a different historical Roman racing faction.
But there is more to winning the laurel wreath of victory than handling dangerous corners! Charioteers can whip and ram their opponents to dramatically hinder them during the race (much to the crowd’s delight). The gods are watching, too, along with the tens of thousands in the crowd, and they might be inclined to influence the race in their favor!
So mount your chariot, tie the reins around your waist, tightly grasp your whip, and pay tribute to Caesar in Chariots of Rome!