Establishing Empires

Rolling Elephant

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Establishing Empires
Establishing Empires

You are one of up to 4 benevolent nobles looking to expand and develop your land in
hopes of establishing a functional and fearsome empire.

You will collect resources and exploit the land; you will build buildings and develop your
civilization through military, grace, population, and science tracks; you will explore
ancient ruins, fight off troublesome invaders, and set up trade routes.

But how will you do all of that?

A shared pool of dice will be rolled. Those dice will then be drafted and used to activate
your Buildings. These will in turn produce resources or move you up on development
tracks which will give interesting bonuses. Clever management of resources will allow
you to achieve various goals regarding expansion, exploration, exploitation, and

This game is 4X themed, but it is not a true 4X game - while it does include many
elements of such games, the main focus is on resource management and expansion, with a closed exploration system.


  • Players: 1-4
  • Ages: 10+
  • Length: 20-30 minutes  


  • Publisher: Rolling Elephant
  • Designer: Dino Mušić


  • Page count: 11
  • Components: 4 Layouts in color and B&W
  • Additional components needed: Up to 8 6-sided dice, writing utensils

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