110AD The Roman Empire is at the height of its power under Emperor Dzoptimus princepsdz Trajan. The borders are secure and the focus turns to the interior of the empire Rome. Seize the opportunity and gain power! By choosing the best tactics you can outmaneuver your opponents and eventually achieve victory.
Set in ancient Rome, Trajan is a development game in which players try to increase their influence and power in various areas of Roman life such as political influence, trading, military dominion and other important parts of Roman culture.
The central mechanism of the game uses a system similar to that in Mancala or pit-and-pebbles games. In Trajan, a player has six possible actions: building, trading, taking tiles from the forum, using the military, influencing the Senate, and placing Trajan tiles on his tableau.