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556 12/13/2018 12:47:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 2 / Force March (1 or 2 rating)
(Both) Move a General whose Strategy Rating is 1 or 2 up to six spaces.

Message from Rome:
Nero + 10 CUs:
1-Saguntum
2-Segobriga [drop off 2 CUs]
3-Toletum [drop off 2 CUs]
4-Arsa [drop off 2 CUs]
5-Corduba [drop off 2 CUs]
6-Hispalis [end with 2 CUs]
555 12/12/2018 2:27:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #15: 1 / Iberian Recruits
(Both) Place two Carthaginian CU's with any General located in a friendly controlled province of Hispania.

Message from Carthage:
as event
2 CUs to Hasdrubal (to 13)
554 12/8/2018 11:04:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / Hostile Tribes
(Both) Play whenever an opposing army occupies (or enters) space in Gallia Transalpinia or Liguria. The Army immediately undergoes Attrition on the 5-6 column.

Message from Rome:
PC at Nuoro
553 12/8/2018 3:43:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 2 / Native Guide
(Both) If you use this card as an OC to move an Army, and the Army crosses a Mountain Pass, you may modify your Mountain Pass Attrition die roll by -3.

Message from Carthage:
you gave me this card, which I will play to place Oristano (Sardinia) and Corsica
552 12/8/2018 3:42:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Set Deck Reshuffle Deck will be reshuffled before next deal
551 12/7/2018 9:11:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Message Can't tell what card I passed on to you :) Which one was it?
550 12/7/2018 9:09:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #52: 2 / Pestilence
(Both) One opposing Army currently besieging a city must roll on the Attrition Table with a +1 die roll modifier.

Message from Rome:
PCs at Carales and Sassari
549 12/7/2018 7:40:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Give random Strategy card to Carthage Message from Rome:
548 12/7/2018 5:52:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #55: 3 / Messenger Intercepted
(Both) Draw one Strategy Card from your opponent's hand and add it to your own.

Message from Carthage:
you have too many 3-ops
let's see if I can take another one from you
547 11/30/2018 10:11:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #1: 3 / Corsica and Sardinia Revolt
(Both) If your opponent has control of Corsica/Sardinia, remove all his PCs in that province which are not stacked with his CUs.

Message from Rome:
Remove PCs in Corsica and Sardinia, ends the truce.
546 11/30/2018 4:40:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #64: 2 / Truce
(Both) Neither player may enter a space containing an enemy CU or PC while the Truce lasts. The Truce ends when either player uses a Strategy Card as an event.

Message from Carthage:
as event
545 11/30/2018 12:04:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #11: 1 / Balearic Slingers
(Both) If you control the Balearic Islands, place one CU in any Port containing a friendly PC and no enemy CUs.

Message from Rome:
Flip Malaca
544 11/29/2018 1:35:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #36: 2 / Diplomacy
(Both) Convert any one non-walled, non-tribal enemy PC Marker in a space without an enemy CU into a friendly PC Marker.

Message from Carthage:
as event, flip Iberus
543 11/28/2018 6:07:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Message Longus et al stop in Malaca.

Yep, nice to be Rome — manpower and ships to move ‘em.
542 11/28/2018 5:50:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Message continue
it must be nice having an unlimited supply of CUs
541 11/28/2018 9:36:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #30: 3 / Carthaginian Siege Train
(Carthage) Place the Siege Train Marker with any Carthaginian General. A General with the Siege Train ignores the -1 die roll modifier applied against Carthaginian sieges.

Message from Rome:
Longus + 5 CUs:
1-3 Sail to Malaca, stop here
Bad weather, storms at sea?
540 11/28/2018 2:46:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #13: 2 / Bruttium Recruits
(Carthage) Place two Carthaginian CU's with any General located in Lucania

Message from Carthage:
as ops
Thapsus (Carthaginia)
Nuoro (Sardinia)
539 11/27/2018 9:54:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #56: 2 / Grain Shortage
(Carthage) Remove any three Roman non-walled PCs. You may only play this card if you control Sicilia.

Message from Rome:
PCs at Toletum and Agrigentum.

Uploaded R2 logfile with up-to-date situation.
538 11/27/2018 5:23:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Message is there an R1 vlog?

3/1
Mago off the board again
Paulus down to 5 CUs

lose Thapsus (Carthaginia)
537 11/27/2018 5:19:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
4


Message from Carthage:
battle losses on 3 rounds
retreat on small table
536 11/27/2018 5:17:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Battle card #21 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
match 2
535 11/22/2018 10:16:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #40 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
r5
534 11/22/2018 10:15:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
Mago’s counter
533 11/22/2018 10:14:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #17 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
r4
532 11/22/2018 10:14:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Rome:
Mago’s counter
531 11/22/2018 10:14:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #20 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
r3
530 11/22/2018 10:13:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Mago’s counter
529 11/22/2018 10:13:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #13 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
r2
528 11/22/2018 10:12:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #23 Flank Right

Message from Rome:
Match r1
527 11/22/2018 5:51:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Carthage:
Paulus's counterattack, needing a 3
526 11/22/2018 5:51:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Battle card #27 Flank Right

Message from Carthage:
525 11/22/2018 5:50:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 17

Carthage: 5 cards
Rome: 10 cards
524 11/21/2018 11:40:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Message Paulus stands, no response cards.
523 11/21/2018 3:49:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #16: 2 / Gallic Recruits
(Carthage) Place two Carthaginian CU's with any General located in Gallia Transalpinia or Cisalpinia

Message from Carthage:
activate Mago for the counterattack
Paulus may avoid on a 2
522 11/21/2018 3:48:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Message 2/0
Mago retreats to Panormus, ending with 3 CUs

lose Zama (Carthaginia)
521 11/21/2018 3:45:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
5


Message from Carthage:
losing to a Probe on the first round

battle losses for both sides, on the 1 column
retreat roll on small table, -2
520 11/20/2018 1:32:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Rome:
Mago's counter
519 11/20/2018 1:31:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #33 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
r3
518 11/20/2018 1:31:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
Mago's counter
517 11/20/2018 1:31:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #37 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
r2
516 11/20/2018 1:31:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
Mago's counter
515 11/20/2018 1:31:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Battle card #38 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
r1
514 11/20/2018 1:08:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 16

Carthage: 6 cards
Rome: 10 cards
513 11/19/2018 10:30:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #2: 3 / Sicilia Revolts
(Both) If your opponent has control of Sicily, remove all his non-walled PCs in that province which are not stacked with his CUs.

Message from Rome:
Paulus + 5 CUs:
1-3, Sail to Lilybaeuem, pick up 1 CU [now at 6 CUs]
4, Agrigentum, and attack Mago
Mago's response?
512 11/19/2018 5:33:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Message you may go first
511 11/19/2018 5:26:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Draw Strategy cards 9 cards drawn.

510 11/18/2018 6:56:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Message No preemption
509 11/18/2018 6:54:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Draw Strategy cards 9 cards drawn.

508 11/18/2018 6:54:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome End Turn
507 11/18/2018 6:54:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Will put up a logfile later this evening
506 11/18/2018 6:40:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Paulus to Narbo
Longus to Rome
505 11/18/2018 6:38:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 7-sided die x 2

3
6


Message from Rome:
Nero is proconsul:
1=P.Scipio
2=Fabius
3=Longus
4=Marcellus
5=Flaminius
6=Paulus
7=Varro
504 11/18/2018 6:36:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message 2 CUs with Scipio A.
3 CU in Rome
503 11/18/2018 6:28:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Carthaginian reinforcements

1 CU each to Hanno and Mago (both to 4)
2 CUs to Hasdrubal (to 11)
502 11/18/2018 6:27:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #59: 1 / Ally Deserts
(Both) Draw one BC from your opponent's hand and add it to your own.

Message from Carthage:
damnit, I knew you had Diplomacy

ops to flip Agrigentum

then, lose Agrigentum and Cirta (E Numidia) in province count

Toletum and Nuoro isolate
501 11/18/2018 6:16:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #35: 2 / Diplomacy
(Both) Convert any one non-walled, non-tribal enemy PC Marker in a space without an enemy CU into a friendly PC Marker.

Message from Rome:
Flip Iberus
500 11/18/2018 5:14:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #4: 3 / Celtiberia Revolts
(Both) If your opponent controls Celtiberia, remove all his PCs in that province which are not stacked with his CU's.

Message from Carthage:
as ops to raise another troop
Hasdrubal to 9 CUs
499 11/18/2018 4:33:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #29: 2 / Carthaginian Naval Victory
(Carthage) For the rest of the year a -1 die roll modifier for naval movement applies, and Roman Naval Movement is limited to Minor or Major Campaign Strategy Cards.

Message from Rome:
Flip Dertosa + PC at Tolosa
498 11/18/2018 4:10:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #22: 1 / Mutin's Numidians
(Carthage) Place one Carthaginian CU and a PC in any non-walled city space in Sicilia that contains no Roman CUs. If the space contains a Roman PC the PC is simply flipped.

Message from Carthage:
as event
1 CU, and flip Panormus
497 11/18/2018 3:42:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Logfile's up.
496 11/18/2018 3:37:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Sorry, I was planning to back-up if the intercept worked. I didn't pre-roll because I wasn't sure whether Gisgo/Hasdrubal were going to split up attempts.
495 11/18/2018 3:08:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 15

Carthage: 15 cards
Rome: 12 cards
494 11/18/2018 3:05:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
Hasdrubal to intercept, needing a 3
493 11/17/2018 6:18:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #42: 1 / Elephant Fright
(Rome) Play if attacked by elephants. They have no effect on you and the Carthaginian player immediately loses two BCs.

Message from Rome:
Nero + 7 CUs:
1-Dertosa, drop off 2 CUs
2-Ilerda, pick up 5 CUs [Nero at 10 CUs, Scipio at 10 CUs]
3-Dertosa
4-Azaila
Hasdrubal/Gisgo could intercept at Azaila.
492 11/16/2018 9:07:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message the answer to your question is Yes, CUs without generals may retreat
491 11/16/2018 9:06:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Hasdrubal moved through Saguntum, so no intercept opportunity
490 11/16/2018 9:02:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Quick (somewhat related) question: suppose a stack of CUs without a general is attacked and loses the battle. After rolling for battle attrition + losses, would the remaining CUs get to retreat or are they completely eliminated?
489 11/16/2018 9:01:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message 1/0
Mago and 3 CUs in Agrigentum, no political consequences

second and third activations, Gisgo and Hasdrubal
meet in Bilbilis, ending with 8 CUs

488 11/16/2018 9:00:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message no match
487 11/16/2018 8:59:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #5 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
also not a Probe
486 11/16/2018 8:59:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #2 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
die roll 2 forces me to prove that I did not win the battle with a Probe
485 11/16/2018 8:58:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 14

Carthage: 5 cards
Rome: 1 cards
484 11/16/2018 8:58:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
no losses for Mago; here's the retreat roll for the Roman defender
483 11/16/2018 8:56:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Carthage:
Mago is successful. Roman CU gets 1 card, no allies.
So, maximum rounds per battle is 2

Roll battle losses for either 1 or 2 rounds; deal cards if result is 5 (which is a loss on 2 rounds, but no loss on 1 round)
482 11/16/2018 8:52:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Carthage:
naval roll, -2 for ports, -1 for Mago = -3
481 11/16/2018 4:18:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message No storms at sea
480 11/16/2018 4:02:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #34: 3 / Major Campaign
(Both) MOVE ANY THREE GENERALS. Each General can move up to four spaces with 10 combat units.

Message from Carthage:
as event

first activation, Mago and all
1. Carthage
2-4. attempt to sail to Agrigentum

Storms?
479 11/16/2018 9:13:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #27: 2 / I have come into Italy ...
(Carthage) Play if Hannibal is in Italy. Convert two Roman non-walled PCs into Carthaginian PCs in any space in Italy which does not contain Roman CUs.

Message from Rome:
Ah, here it is.
478 11/16/2018 3:13:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message I would play a card now, but I just noticed you didn't play the card that activated Africanus
477 11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message no losses either side
476 11/16/2018 2:58:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Carthage:
so, 2 rounds
475 11/16/2018 2:58:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Carthage:
Hasdrubal for the block, needing a 3
474 11/15/2018 10:34:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Hasdrubal can attempt to block withdrawal.
473 11/15/2018 10:33:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Rome:
Attempt withdrawal
472 11/15/2018 10:33:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #23 Flank Right

Message from Rome:
Match r2
471 11/15/2018 1:26:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
Africanus's counter, needing a 4
470 11/15/2018 1:26:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #22 Flank Right

Message from Carthage:
round 2
469 11/15/2018 1:23:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #5 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
match 1
468 11/14/2018 10:17:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Hasdrubal's counter
467 11/14/2018 10:17:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #10 Frontal Assault

Message from Rome:
R1
466 11/14/2018 2:18:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 13

Carthage: 14 cards
Rome: 14 cards
465 11/13/2018 12:53:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message No cards
464 11/13/2018 12:47:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message We fight. Combat cards?
463 11/13/2018 9:43:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Correction:
Scipio A + 5 CUs:
1-Tarraco, pick up Flaminius + 5 CUs [Scipio now at 10 CUs]
2-Ilerda, drop off Flaminius [Flaminius now at 5 CUs, Scipio at 10 CUs]
3-Dertosa, and attack Hasdrubal
Hasdrubal's response?
462 11/13/2018 9:42:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Right, thanks for spotting that
461 11/13/2018 4:35:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Flaminius does not have 6 CUs

He had 10 after the campaign when he took 2 from Varro
Then, Africanus sailed in and took 5 en route to Ilerda, leaving Flaminius with 5
460 11/10/2018 9:03:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Again, instead of Tarraco I meant Emporiaea :P
459 11/10/2018 9:02:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Scipio A + 4 CUs:
1-Tarraco, pick up Flaminius + 6 CUs [Scipio now at 10 CUs]
2-Ilerda, drop off Flaminius [Flaminius now at 6 CUs, Scipio at 10 CUs]
3-Dertosa, and attack Hasdrubal
Hasdrubal's response?
458 11/10/2018 9:00:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Heh -- and if you'd picked up my hand with both Syracuse and Philip, Carthage's chances might have gone up substantially.
457 11/10/2018 5:52:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #47: 3 / Allied Auxiliaries (Lucania)
(Rome) Place two Roman CUs with any General in Italy if LUCANIA is Roman controlled.

Message from Carthage:
as ops, give Hasdrubal a CU
now I'm only outnumbered 27-8 :-p

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