The balance of power in Rome was always rather tenuous. The Emperor supposedly had it all, but provicincial governors, ambitious generals, and even the people themselves could topple everything if opinion swayed far enough. And it's into this topsy-turvy world that you put yourself in Anno Urbis - The Fight for Rome, a new board game that's up on Kickstarter now.
From the campaign:
The campaign's about halfway to its funding goal with still 23 days to go.