In Alexander the Great: Birth of an Empire by Ronald Hofstaetter the players follow in the path of Macedon´s famous king. With his army they move all the way to Persia and found important cities and temples. In the end, Alexander ruled over a world empire that stretched from the Danube to the Adriatic Sea, to Egypt, to the Caucasus, Persia and India.
The players gain points for the occupation of provinces and for the founding of temples and cities. Who amasses the most points at game's end is the winner and may name himself Alexander the Great.
75 Resource Markers
10 Wooden Playing Pieces
5 Player Boards
1 Player Aid Card