Initial rules of Imperial Game 9.
- The decision of The Imperious Emperor is final.
- The Imperious Emperor will judge each proposal submitted and either accept
or reject it. If a later rule states the possibility, then the Imperious
Emperor may also ignore certain proposals.
- The Imperious Emperor may, at any time, modify or remove any existing rule
or enact new rules.
- The Emperor may, at any time, issue a Directive calling for legislation
in a particular area, or may issue a Proclamation describing new laws.
If a Directive is issued, the first player with an appropriate accepted
proposal receives a bonus of 2 A points (appropriate being TIE's
- The Humble Scribe must publish via the World Wide Web the current set of
rules, the current state of all proposals and decisions, and the current
scores of all players.
- The Humble Scribe may rewrite a proposal to clarify its meaning, as long
as the rewriting does not change its meaning.
- The Imperious Emperor is Duncan Richer.
- The Humble Scribe is Duncan Richer
- Any player may propose a new rule or change to an existing rule by
notifying The Humble Scribe via email or the World Wide Web.
- If a player has submitted two proposals which have not been accepted,
rejected or ignored and that player submits a new proposal, the new
proposal will replace the older proposal. No points shall be awarded for
the replaced proposal.
- Any player may, at any time, with no effect on his score, submit a Point
of Order to raise any issue relevant to the game.
- Each player must chose one name under which to play. Submissions which,
in the opinion of The Humble Scribe, originate from the same player, will
be treated as such.
- Each submission will be numbered and a new rule will apply to all
submissions numbered greater than or equal to its own proposal unless it
- When several rules apply at the same time and have different consequences
then the rule with the lowest number is applied first. Other rules may
then be applied so long as they do not conflict directly with a rule that
has already been applied.
- If a player's proposal is rejected, that player receives 1 B point.
- If a player's proposal is accepted, that player receives 2 A points.
- If a player's proposal is ignored, that player loses 1 A point and
receives 1 B point.
- The game ends when a player has 5 C points and not more than 5 B points
, and that player will be named the Winner.
- With the agreement of the Imperious Emperor, a game may be continued after
the Winner has been found. This continuation is in fact a new game, with
an initial ruleset being the final ruleset of the previous game. All
players scores are set to zero. The Imperious Emperor becomes an ordinary
player, provided that the Winner wishes to be TIE for the next game. A
game succeeding Game 9 shall be designated 9A, that succeeding 9A 9B etc.
- All undecided proposals at the end of a completed game are null and void,
and are not applied in the next game.
- Points are taken to have been awarded at the time of the Emperor's