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Römisch Pokern

risking like romans


Risking and betting like the Romans in the nearly truest sense of the word, at least as regards tot he components, because we roll dice like Romans and also nearly because the numbers are Roman numbers.

You have six dice with the Roman numbers of I, V and X and try to achieve a valid roman number, and for this you also hold a set of openly displayed action cards.

You begin with one die and decide after each roll if you stop rolling or roll another die. In order to enter the result of your roll in any of the seven positions on your sheet you must enter the number in ascending order from position 1 to position 7 and can usually only be entered once. Failed rolls are rolls after which you can form no valid number or when the result has already been entered or cannot be entered in a correct way.

In case of such a failed roll you can either decide to not make an entry or to use one or more action cards. Options offered by the action cards are: reroll any number of dice already rolled that show a result of I – the same action for a result of V – re-roll any die – set aside and ignore a die you already rolled – enter a number already entered for a second time – joker to repeat any of the aforementioned action options. Cards that have been used are discarded for good.

If someone has entered seven valid numbers, you win at the end of the round with most points, each action card that you have left gives you a bonus of five points.

Simple dice rolling, basically; if you know Roman numbers well and know what results you can achieve with I, V and X at minimum and maximum, you will have an easy game. Nice family entertainment for a filler.


Players: 2-6

Age: 10+

Time: 30+

Designer: David Parlett, Johannes Krenner

Artist: Markus Wagner

Price:  ca. 8 Euro

Publisher: Amigo Spiele 2015


Genre: Dice, cards

Users: For families

Version: de

Rules: de en

In-game text: no



Needs knowledge of numbers that can be formed with I, V and X

Nice thinking game

Plays quickly

Action cards offer massive help


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Chance (pink): 3

Tactic (turquoise): 0

Strategy (blue): 0

Creativity (dark blue): 0

Knowledge (yellow): 2

Memory (orange): 0

Communication (red): 0

Interaction (brown): 0

Dexterity (green): 0

Action (dark green): 0