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            ._        | | | | |
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              \\      | | | | |
       ___     \\     | | | | |
      '    '    \\    | | | | |
    /      .)____\\ _____________
   /      ./   .. \\             )
  /      ./_/_ _/  \\.__/__ _   /
 / __   ./   . ... (_\_  . .   /
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 .___,/___/___/___/___/__   /
                         )_/

ASCII Empires is a "roll-and-write" board game of civilization building for 1-7 players. The game is named for its text-based visuals inspired by the 1967 ASCII character encoding standard.

If you spot errors/inconsistencies in the game or have suggestions for improvement, please let me know via the comment form. Thank you:)

Needed to play

The contest

ASCII Empires was created for a 2019 BoardGameGeek game design contest. If you enjoy the game, please consider voting for it! The voting is open between 8 and 15 June 2019 at BGG (contest thread, ASCII Empires entry).