Roman Emperor:Fizzer Roman Senate:People on the Forum Romans(city):Lurkers Romans(empire-wide):People who play the game and don't Lurk Preators(correct spelling?):Moderators Legions:Clans Legio X Equestris(Caesar's Legion):Apex Varus' Legions(lost in Teutoburg):Old Illuminati clan, current Darklords clan, old old old Colblood clan(modern Illuminati much better) Single-Player Tab:Africa (nobody goes there, nobody wants to go there, people who've been there don't want to be there anymore) Populares and Caesar:How myhand and his supporters probably view themselves Optimates and Pompey:How myhand and his supporters probably view people who don't support them Barbarian Invasions(300-476 AD):The coming of Falcons, Wolves and other such clans Punic Wars:The Clan League, where it's obvious who wins all the time How Senate was before Octavian:Tons of debates in WL about homosexuality, propaganda, etc.
Feel free to add your own analogies, ridiculous, serious or condescending, any tone acceptable.
Although Africa was a bread basket for the Roman Empire. It was relatively much more advanced and prosperous in ancient times. And the punic wars certainly never had a situation where anyone knew who would win. Those two wars were brutal and close.