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275 9/19/2018 1:28:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message I did hear back from Ryszard. He said Tuesdays and Wednesdays are his busiest days, and he is also feeling a bit under the weather.

I have informed Jim of our strategos commitment, so you can proceed with moving troops, etc.
274 9/19/2018 12:28:00 PM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Ryszard has also gone quiet in another game I am playing with him. I had hoped to resolve the Expedition before I went off to the UK but this may not be possible. I am away from 21st to 28th September. It is likely that I will not be able to make a move before week beginning 1 October, However Brendan can take over the Spartan faction while I am away. Jim has the Spartan commitment which can be revealed as soon as Athens have posted their commitment either as a delayed message or to Jim or both.
273 9/19/2018 10:12:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message I dispatched a messenger to my Aristocrat compatriot proposing what our response should be, but have not heard back yet. Perhaps my messenger was waylaid while he was enroute? If only there was a faster, and more assured method of sending messages! :-)
272 9/19/2018 10:02:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message I have saved a delayed message in the Vassal module noting the Spartan Strategos commitment to the EU Factionís military expedition to Boeotia. As a back-stop, in case there should be a problem with the module, I have also sent an email to Jim stating the AK Strategos commitment.
271 9/18/2018 3:56:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message OK chaps here goes the last of the Brudenells - MIL issue in Boetia - STRAT commitment for Eurypontid sent to Jim
270 9/17/2018 3:31:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message There was one item that was missed in the aftermath of the Battle in Boeotia. According to rule 9.54, if a "Side" in total loses at least 5 Honor in a single battle (either land or naval), then that is a "Major Defeat", and the War/Peace issue is placed on the "2" space of the Opposing Faction of the losing side.

Since both Henry and Brendan each lost 3 Honor, the total loss for the "Side" was 6, and therefore the "Major Defeat" seems to apply.

What's kind of amusing about this is that Ryszard and I thought that "Major Defeat" applied when a side lost at least 5 "units" rather than 5 Honor. So in our planning for the battle, we decided that we would commit only 4 land units in order to avoid the possibility of a Major Defeat later in the turn.

We still have 3 land units remaining in Boeotia, so if (or realistically "when") they get eliminated in the next battle for Boeotia, they will constitute a "Major Defeat" as well. So all our planning was somewhat in vain. Oh well.

Anyway, I placed the War/Peace issue in the "2" space on Brendan's Agiad side of the track. I then revealed the next issue, which was a "Rumor" in Corcyra.

It is now over to Henry for the next issue.
269 9/17/2018 8:35:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Battle of Boeotia fought out correctly, Ryszard. Yet more honour for Athens.
268 9/16/2018 11:22:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message I tried to resolve the battle calculating 0 Spartan Strategos contribution.

Please let me know, if I made any mistake throughout the process. If not, game turns to Brian for the next round of Reveals.
267 9/16/2018 8:07:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Ryszard, I added my 4 strategos to the battle.

Jim indicated that Sparta decided to commit zero strategos, but if you want to wait for confirmation, that's fine.

Onward to victory Athenians!
266 9/16/2018 7:57:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message I am going really slow with the Athenian movement. I would like to ask Brian to commit his strategos tokens - I went with our earlier mutual plan of expending 6 tokens = 2 from Aristocrats and 4 from Demagogues. The next step would be official Spartan declaration and then we can start flipping cards. Or rather, I can flip some cards.

I hope that you do not mind the pace of the procedures here, friends. It is slow, glacial even, at times, but I must admit that I enjoy where "Pericles" is taking me. The interactions and outcomes of our decisions intermingle in an interesting way. Sorry for being longwinded...
265 9/15/2018 10:17:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Just as a reminder, here is the general process for resolving battles that avoids problems we have seen with delayed notes, etc.

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1. The commanding general declares a military expedition (which you have already done).

2. The opposing leaders confer, and decide on how many strategos they will commit.

3. The opposing controlling faction (i.e., Henry), enters a delayed note in VASSAL specifying how many strategos both opposing factions will commit.

4. While the opposing leaders are doing steps 2 & 3 above, the active factions decide on how many strategos each will commit.

5. After step #3 is complete, the commanding general simply states how many strategos each of the active factions are committing (i.e., no need for a delayed note), and then moves units to the battle theater accordingly.

6. The opposing controlling faction (i.e., Henry) reveals his delayed note to show how many strategos were committed.

7. The commanding general resolves the battle.

8. Players will need to deduct strategos from their pool based on what they committed.

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264 9/15/2018 12:14:00 AM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Military Expedition organized in Boeotia. Aristocrats and Demagogues have to arrange for Strategos usage. Spartans are called to think... but do not show yet their Strategos expenses... Sorry, but this is war :)
263 9/14/2018 4:13:00 PM Turn 2 Agiad Message Fake news breaks out in Sparta. Over to the noble, esteemed aristorats in Athens. 😜
262 9/14/2018 12:15:00 PM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Sorry - forgot to post the file
261 9/14/2018 10:18:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Hi Henry,

I don't see a new file out in Dropbox yet. You may want to check to see if your Dropbox folder is having problems uploading the new file, or something.
260 9/14/2018 9:24:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Such is our poverty we choose not to implement a LEA issue in Chalcidice (something I should have done in Thessalia!!) - Brendan next
259 9/14/2018 8:16:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Demagogue Military issue in Sparta used to do another raid. Henry loses another 3 strategos to the raiders.

Henry is up.
258 9/13/2018 10:57:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Examples of extraordinary piety of Aristocrats in Chalcidice. Honor grows. Play goes over to Brian...
257 9/11/2018 4:21:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message DIP issue pay 3 STRAT for 3 Treachery in Thessalia - over to Ryszard
256 9/10/2018 7:04:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message League issue resolved in Corinth. Spartan Theatre Issue revealed in Thessalia. Over to Henry.
255 9/9/2018 11:35:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Forgot to reveal the issue -- it is a LEA issue
254 9/9/2018 11:33:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message 4 Strategos lost - AK issue revealed in Corinth - Brendan next
253 9/9/2018 9:10:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message I think everyone has placed all of their issues, so I went ahead and revealed my first issue.

Demagogue Military issue in Aetolia used to raid. Henry loses 4 strategos.

Over to Henry for the next issue.
252 9/8/2018 5:52:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Aristocrats in Boeotia. Over to Brian... It was my last token, maybe other players are also out - but I thought that I will declare this, just in case.
251 9/8/2018 6:31:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message AK Issue placed in Corinth. Over to Ryszard.
250 9/7/2018 12:10:00 PM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message
Last issue to Boetia - Brendan next
249 9/7/2018 9:09:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Issue to Aetolia.

Henry is up.
248 9/6/2018 11:04:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Chalcidice, Athenian counter pops up there for some unknown reason. Over to Brian.
247 9/5/2018 9:37:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Spartan Issue placed in Aetolia. Over to Ryszard.
246 9/5/2018 4:37:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Issue to Chalcidice - over to Brendan
245 9/3/2018 5:56:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Issue to Sparta.

Henry is up.
244 9/3/2018 5:08:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Bo-bo-boeotia. I said it. Over to Brian.
243 9/3/2018 6:35:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Party time in Boeotia. Over to Ryszard.
242 9/3/2018 4:49:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Thessalia's the place for me :-) - Brendan next
241 9/2/2018 11:37:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Sorry for delay chaps will try and make move tomorrow
240 8/31/2018 9:55:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Boeotia sounds like a fun destination.

Henry is up.
239 8/31/2018 12:43:00 AM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Thessalia this time. Witches do live there and they are famous for knowledge how to bring the moon down. They will also bring Sparta down, for a price. :)
238 8/30/2018 7:01:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Spartan Issue placed in Sparta. Over to Ryszard.
237 8/30/2018 5:47:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Wooo blistering!!! I cover Brian's issue in Boetia
236 8/29/2018 6:03:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Boeotia is the new hot spot.

Henry is up.
235 8/28/2018 6:38:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Aetolia is the answer of this week to all my problems. Over to Brian :)
234 8/28/2018 11:00:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Spartan Issue placed in Thessalia. Over to Ryszard.
233 8/27/2018 4:16:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Anything Brian can do ..... issue to Chalcidice --- Brendan next
232 8/26/2018 12:58:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Issue to Chalcidice.

Henry is up.
231 8/26/2018 11:28:00 AM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Fresno travels to Corcyra (or at least thinks that it is able to travel there). Over to Brian.
230 8/22/2018 10:03:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Spartan Issue placed - over to Fresno (Ryszard).
229 8/22/2018 2:56:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message
Issue placed in Aetolia - Brendan next
228 8/21/2018 6:25:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message First issue has been placed.

Henry is up.
227 8/20/2018 10:57:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Sorry for the delay. Worrying about student teacher program takes me away from the Vassal keyboard. I am fine, however. I had some difficulty with the display of strategos tokens in the module (my hand) - it required few attempts of handling the tokens to get it right. Hopefully, I did get it right :) We are ready to continue, friends.
226 8/17/2018 9:42:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message I have done my part. Over to Ryszard to do his.
225 8/16/2018 11:24:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Thanks Brian. I have created a consolidated save file: numbered 3031 and placed in the T3 Athenian Assembly folder. I used the last file from the Spartan Boule/Assembly/Political segments/phases and added to it the outcome for the Athenian debates (issues on player tracks; honour points adjusted on the game track; and markers for controlling Faction and Assembly in their appropriate positions).

The Athenian players only need to draw into their hands the Strategos they gained and assign Theatre Issue markers. We should then be good to go.
224 8/15/2018 7:12:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Hi Brendan,

I'll leave it up to you. If you want some practice at consolidating the board situation, you are welcome to do so.

If you would rather I do it, I'm happy to do the consolidation. Just let me know.
223 8/15/2018 10:08:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Sparta has completed its Boule and Political phases and is ready for the Theatre Phase. Shall I consolidate the Sparta and Athens files for us to proceed with the Theatre Phase?
222 8/13/2018 9:10:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message That's great news, Brendan. Glad to hear you are feeling better.
221 8/13/2018 7:37:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Thanks to you all for your patience and kind words. After a long and very boring week - not being able to read or play board games - I can now see well enough. Me and Henry are going to do our Boule and Political segments live this Wednesday. Looking forward to playing Pericles again with you.
220 8/5/2018 12:53:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Hi Brendan,

Sorry to hear about the eye inflammation. It sounds really unpleasant.

Obviously, no worries about the delay. The game will still be here whenever you are ready.

Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
219 8/5/2018 11:48:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message As Henry knows, Iím back from Ireland but have developed a severe eye inflammation which needed urgent hospital treatment. The medication has stopped the pain but my eyesight is much reduced as a result. In a week or so it should become better. But in the meantime I can only read/type very slowly and then only with a magnifying glass. Hence the lack of game progress.
218 7/29/2018 5:50:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Athens has completed their Assembly phase. Awaiting word from Sparta that they are ready to proceed.
217 7/18/2018 6:18:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Hey guys,

I am back from my trip. I saved a new file to each side's respective "T3 Assembly" folder named, "3006-start-of-boule.vsav". Please use this file as your starting point because the previous file didn't have my hand draw and entourage placement. I also fixed some issues with the strategos stock.

If you want to see how I arrived at the current strategos stock count, please refer to the log file "3005-df-brian-next-boule.vlog". Note that we have 19 strategos to compete for during the assembly phase, plus the 5 strategos for the strategy board segment, for a total of 24 strategos per side.

I will confer with my Athenian compatriot to begin resolving our Boule and Assembly phases.
216 7/13/2018 10:39:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message AK Factionís cards have been drawn and entourage cards placed. We are set for the Boule segment.
215 7/13/2018 3:08:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Have redone my log. Brendan can now draw cards.
214 7/12/2018 9:25:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message My apologies. Brian is quite right, so Iíve removed my original logfile and replaced it. Henry, sorry, could you run another logfile from the back of my last one. Iíll draw the AK Factionís cards after youíve reshuffled the deck and drawn your cards.

Henry, I am still around for a few more days yet - I leave on Monday 16th - so maybe itís possible for us to do our Political Phase over the next couple of days as one live session?
213 7/11/2018 6:32:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Hi Brendan,

I noticed that you discarded your entourage and drew your new hand before Henry discarded his entourage, reshuffled the deck, and drew his hand.

Technically, that is not what should have happened. You should have discarded your entourage, and then turned it over to Henry to discard his entourage, and reshuffle the entire deck before either of you drew your cards.

I guess I will leave it up to Brendan and Henry as to whether you want to leave it as is, or put all the cards back into the deck, reshuffle, and redraw.
212 7/11/2018 2:19:00 PM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message OK Sparta has finished its preliminaries. We will probably have to wait until Brendan is back from holiday to conclude our Assembly phase but you guys can carry on without us.
211 7/11/2018 7:09:00 AM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message I have done my steps, though maybe I had a difficulty with number of strategos markers being updated. Oh well. Picked cards, new entourage, Honor for strategos, over to Spartan factions now.
210 7/10/2018 6:59:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message I have started the new turn. We have a "Will of the Assembly" this turn for controlling Boeotia.

I have discarded my entourage cards, and next up will be Ryszard to discard his entourage cards, reshuffle the Athenian deck, and draw a new hand. He can also exchange any excess strategos he has for honor at the rate of 4 strategos per honor point.

Ryszard is up next.
209 7/10/2018 5:09:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message I have completed the end phase for the Spartans. I hope Brian will do his usual superb job of straightening us out for GT3.
208 7/9/2018 5:59:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message I took care of the Athenian maintenance and redeployment segments.

Over to Henry to do the Spartan maintenance and redeployment segments. Then we can start getting set up for the next turn.
207 7/9/2018 12:08:00 PM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message A League issue in Corinth -- as far as I can tell from 8.52 there is no need for me to have STRATs in order to riase units with a LEA issue - so we will raise 4INF and 1 NAV in Corinth
I think we have reached the end phase as I can see no issues remaining on the board
I don't think Victory Conditions have been triggered perhaps Brian could start the ball rolling
206 7/9/2018 5:21:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Just to let you all know that Iím going to away on holiday from Monday 16th July to Sunday 29th July. Iíll be staying in a cottage in the Wild West of Ireland. While there I wonít have access to WiFi so wonít be taking my laptop. This means I wonít be able to do Vassal logfiles.

Sorry for the pause at my end. In the meantime, I hope we can finish our current turn this week.
205 7/8/2018 10:21:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Aristocrats spreading rumors in Corinth.

Henry is up next.
204 7/8/2018 10:07:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message It looks like Ryszard has added a logfile and Brian is next.
203 7/4/2018 5:31:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message Agiad Faction buildís a base in Corinth. Over to Ryszard.
202 7/4/2018 2:18:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Ouch --- I am being raided to death.
- Lets see what we have in Chalcidice
* Eurypontid moves Athenian Theater Issue Marker to Chalcidice
- AK rumours - Lots of gossiping in Chalcidice - over to Brendan
201 7/3/2018 3:23:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Demagogue Military issue in Sparta. Performed a raid, and drew a 3-value card. Honor for the Demagogue and Eurypontid factions were adjusted accordingly.

Henry is up next to reveal an issue.
200 7/3/2018 3:13:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Demagogues demagoguing in Chalcidice. Over to Brian.
199 7/2/2018 12:23:00 PM Turn 2 Agiad Message Spartan Rumour mongering in Ionia. Over to Ryszard.
198 7/2/2018 8:15:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Yes, I think Brendan is up next to reveal an issue.
197 7/2/2018 2:50:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Have corrected my mistakes in 2082-eu-henry-next-brendan.vlog. Is it not Brendan to go before Ryszard?
196 7/1/2018 4:14:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Hm, should I wait then for correction or proceed with my "reveal"?
195 6/30/2018 8:51:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Hi Henry,

I don't think you can build anything with that last Military issue in Sparta because you don't have any strategos. This gets back to that rule under 9.0 (third paragraph) that says if the commanding general doesn't have any strategos, the Military issue is resolved for no effect.
194 6/30/2018 5:57:00 AM Turn 2 Agiad Message I am away over the weekend so my next logfile will be on Monday.
193 6/30/2018 3:49:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message - I have no STRAT so I lose 2 Honor
* Eurypontid moves Eurypontid Honor Marker to Scoring Track: 17
* Eurypontid moves Athenian Theater Issue Marker to Sparta
- Now Brian revealed that issue so I think it is up to me to choose - reveal EU - MIL in Sparta
- Will raise the final 2 Spartan Hoplies for 1 base and a Spartan fleet for the other base - over to Brendan.
192 6/29/2018 8:34:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Aristocrats are raiding in Sparta - 3 tokens spent, 2 tokens are lost by Eurypontids. Over to Henry, I believe...
191 6/29/2018 5:21:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message League naval unit built in Sparta.

Next issue is an Aristocrat Military issue. Over to Ryszard to resolve.
190 6/29/2018 2:00:00 PM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Demagogues are having Leagues of fun in Sparta. Over to Brian to resolve... and, later, to reveal.
189 6/29/2018 1:22:00 PM Turn 2 Agiad Message Agiad Strategos commitment of 3 returned to stock for the battle in Sparta, though our stock counter is not updating. I emptied the stock and retried refilling it but to no avail. Over to Ryszard.
188 6/29/2018 1:43:00 AM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Strategos-es have been dropped back to stock, all four of them. Over to Brendan.
187 6/28/2018 9:14:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message The rules under 14.43 say that for every 2 units eliminated in land battle, one is permanently removed from play, so only one Argos unit is a permanent loss.

My strategos has been eliminated. Over to Ryszard.
186 6/28/2018 4:13:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message BATTLE OF SPARTA

Attacker Sparta = 25 + card 3 = 28
Defender Athens = 13 + card 4 = 17 - Differential = 11


The 2 Argive Units are permanently lost
I think I permanently lose 1 LEA unit but I am not sure

I win battle honor but the Athenians do not lose any as per 12.1 - so I gain 4 Honor

OK over to Brian to chack result and pay STRAT - then to Ryszard to pay STRAT and finally to Brendan to pay STRAT and choose the next issue

185 6/27/2018 2:48:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Unfortunately, I have seen this problem with VASSAL games before. It seems like if multiple players enter delayed notes, everything gets messed up, and nobody can see or reveal the notes that they entered.

I have learned that the way to get around this problem is for the attacker to simply announce that they are going to initiate a battle in the specified theater (as opposed to doing a raid, or whatever). Then the defenders confer with each other and enter a delayed note specifying how many strategos both defending factions will commit.

Then the attackers simply state (no delayed note) how many strategos they are going to commit, and move their units accordingly to the theater. Then the defenders reveal their delayed note to show how many strategos they committed.

By doing the above sequence, only one player is entering and revealing a delayed note, and VASSAL seems to be fine with that. I wondered whether we were going to run into problems after both Henry and Brendan entered delayed notes, but I thought we may as well forge ahead and hope for the best. But, it didn't work out.

Anyway, the Athenian strategos commitment is one strategos for the Demagogues, and four strategos for the Aristocrats. We will update our strategos accordingly the next time we do a log file.

Back to Henry.
184 6/27/2018 2:35:00 PM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Neither Brendan nor I are able to reveal any of the delayed notes. Grateful if the Athenian delegation could reveal their Strat investment before looking at my last log which reveals Spartan commitment. (I forgot to pay my Strats so will have to correct in a subsequent log)
183 6/27/2018 9:02:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message The Athenian war council has convened, and strategos commitment for both the Demagogue and Aristocrat factions have been entered into a delayed note.

Back to Henry to continue resolving the issue.
182 6/25/2018 6:42:00 PM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Hi Henry,

I'm not sure if this applies to you in the current situation, but if you don't have at least one strategos to commit to the battle, then the Military issue is essentially cancelled, and you have to pass instead (see the third paragraph under 9.0).

I may be off on my count of how many strategos you started with, and how many you have used so far, but I thought you started with 9 and had used up 9.

Anyway, if my count is off, let us know and we will decide on our strategos commitment for the battle.
181 6/25/2018 2:47:00 PM Turn 2 Agiad Message AK Faction commitment made for military expedition to Sparta. Over to Ryszard.
180 6/25/2018 12:16:00 PM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message

We will launch a Military Expedition to Sparta. Cannot let these Argives run loose around the place. Have committed Strat secretly I hope. Over to Brendan to commit (or not)
179 6/24/2018 11:25:00 AM Turn 2 Eurypontid Message Sorry chaps been away from my PC. Will make move tomorrow
178 6/23/2018 2:05:00 PM Turn 2 Agiad Message Is this a chess pause?
177 6/20/2018 9:54:00 AM Turn 2 Demagogue Message Rumor in Boeotia.

Henry is up next.
176 6/20/2018 1:06:00 AM Turn 2 Aristocrat Message Mobilization in Argos. Argive hoplites arm themselves for incoming (at some point) fracas in Sparta. It is relatively peaceful for now. Over to Brian.

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