I'm sorry, but the page failed to connect to the SQL server (Likely due to remote blocking from errors).
Due to this, the main page is down; however the forums and database should still be working:
You can access the forums here: http://www.roempire.com/forums
You can access the database here: http://www.roempire.com/database
I'm sorry for any inconvenience caused; it should hopefully be fixed soon.