A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android

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Citizen of Rome - Dynasty Ascendant is a family/Dynasty life sim set in the Roman Republic.

You get to see how life was in the Ancient Republic, participate in their various customs, festivals and Ludi / sporting competitions, while raising a family and moving up in the social and economic hierarchy in the Republic.

You can educate your children, marry them off, sponsor their elections and much more. You'll usually play as the eldest of your sons once your character dies.

The game is open-ended without a set endgame just like in real life, but a grand goal for any ambitious Roman family was to land a Consulship of the republic. This could be your goal in the game as well, climbing the Cursus Honorum and becoming a "New Man" - "Novus Homo"

Please contribute any ideas, bugs and suggestions via an email to rome@thestartupengine.net

Gameplay features:

  • Fully offline, no ads, no in-app purchases
  • Marriage, Birth, Death, and Succession
  • Property and economy
  • Several key Roman festivals
  • Traits and Skills
  • Education
  • Apprenticeships and employment
  • Elections and Class progression
  • Random interactions and events
  • Achievements
  • Dark Mode


Citizen of Rome - Dynasty Ascendant is coming soon to Steam with a hefty launch discount, please be sure to wishlist it there so that you don't miss out and to show your support. And feel free to share any thoughts/ideas/suggestions

Long live the Republic!


Buy Now$4.95 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $4.95 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Citizen of Rome - Dynasty Ascendant Setup v1.2.20.exe 118 MB
Citizen of Rome - Dynasty Ascendant Setup v1.2.20.AppImage 92 MB
Citizen of Rome - Dynasty Ascendant Setup v1.2.20.dmg 71 MB
Citizen of Rome - Dynasty Ascendant Setup v1.2.20.i386.AppImage 96 MB
Citizen of Rome - Dynasty Ascendant Setup v1.2.20.apk 20 MB

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