Hey, scholar-officials! You too can rise through the bureaucracy of imperial China with this lovely little Java based timesink courtesy of Dave Lyons at Rectified name, based on a Tang Dynasty board game called Shengguan Tu, 'promoting the officials'
Rules on movement and payment vary, but the dice/tops always have four possibilities: dé 德 (virtue), cái 才 (talent), gōng 功 (ability), and zāng 赃 (bribery, general skullduggery). Depending on your current post, any of these could be either beneficial or disastrous for your career.
Enjoy. and make sure to click on the little mandarin figures for some idea of what progress you're making.