battaglie napoleoniche, Waterloo, Ligny, Quatre Bras, Wagram, Austerlitz, Jena, Marengo, Wavre, Salamanca, Vitoria, Aspern Essling, Lipsia
napoleonic battles, napoleonic games, giochi napoleonici, napoleone, napoleon, giochi da tavolo, boardgames, wargames, vive l'empereur,
  Latest english rules: adv Vive l'Empereur 1.2 updated: June 9th, 2015

Retailers in the USA:

Noble Knight Games

Thought Hammer

Troll and Toad



adv Vive l'Empereur

A new game system for Napoleonic battles

"Vive l'Empereur"
is a 2 players game that allows you to simulate,
at a grand- tactical level,
the napoleonic great battles.

Up to 6 infantry type, light, medium and heavy cavalry,
foot and horse artillery are the units that
as Commander in Chief you've got under your command.

Just a few minutes for read the rules (only 4 pages),
a new game system called "Histo Command dice",
then, deploy the units
and you'll be ready to relive and enjoy napoleonic tactics like:
cavalry counter-charge, form squares and artillery opportunity fire.

English rules here

"Adv Vive l'Empereur"
3rd reprint

game components buyable separately:
Hexagons kit (4 die-cut sheets)
€ 6,00
Dice labels (2 die-cut sheet)
€ 4,00
Green / White stands Kit*
€ 6,00
Dice kit (8 blank dice, 1d6, 1d10)
€ 6,00

*Each kit contains 30 round and 3 oval stands for colour

Borodino 1812

Restyling Armies

New scenarios

Optional Rules

adv english cards

for miniatures


Shipping 1 copy to
Europe: 18,05 Euro

Shipping 1 copy to USA:
28,05 Euro

Shipping 1 copy to
Australia: 33,05 Euro

Payment only by

Contact us for orders
and shipping details


2 players game
difficulty: easy 4/10
playing time: 60/120 min
12 years up

Game Designer
Giovanni Crippa

Graphics by:
graphic & advertising

in cover:
The Battle of Waterloo
by Felix Philippoteaux


Game contents:

  • 1 map (cm 67x49,5) front/back printed
  • 180 die-cut terrain hexagons (40mm each)
  • 3 unit counters sheets
  • 1 italian order cards sheet
  • 8 special dice (5 black, 3 white)
  • 1 die-cut labels sheet for dice
  • 1d6, 1d10
  • 200 plastic chips in 3 colours
  • 93 plastic stands
  • italian game rules
  • 3 Historical scenarios:
    Waterloo, Ligny and Quatre Bras
  • 1 Hypotetical battle scenario

© GIOGAMES - all rights reserved