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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
456 11/10/2018 1:33:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message I meant Emporiae instead of Tarraco
455 11/10/2018 1:32:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #46: 3 / Allied Auxiliaries (Samnium)
(Rome) Place two Roman CUs with any General in Italy if SAMNIUM is Roman controlled.

Message from Rome:
Scipio A. + 4 CUs:
1,2,3-Sail to Tarraco, pick up 5 CUs
4-Ilerda
454 11/9/2018 3:23:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #54: 2 / Treachery Within City
(Both) If you use this card as an OC to conduct a siege, you may roll twice on the Siege Table and use both results.

Message from Carthage:
as ops
flip Salmantica (Celtiberia) and place Thevestis (E Numidia)
453 11/9/2018 12:02:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #9: 3 / Philip Allies with Carthage
(Both) The Roman must randomly discard on Strategy Card. Carthage receives a -1 die roll modifier for Sea Movement. Once Macedonia is at war, this event becomes playable only by Rome and ends the Macedonian alliance.

Message from Rome:
Flip Tarraco, Ilerda, and Emporiae.
452 11/9/2018 11:58:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Didn't see you rolled -- never mind my roll.
451 11/9/2018 11:57:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Well, it's a success -- Nero has 8 CUs. By the way, I think a 2 would have failed b/c the space was Carthaginian, right?
450 11/9/2018 11:55:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Rome:

449 11/9/2018 11:55:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Nero's intercept
448 11/9/2018 3:03:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message second activation, Hanno and all

1-2. drop off Mago and 3 CUs in Thabraca
3-4. end move in Thevestis with 3 CUs
447 11/9/2018 2:57:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Carthage:
I'll roll Nero's intercept since Hasdrubal has no remaining movement, needing a 2
446 11/9/2018 2:56:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #39: 3 / Minor Campaign
(Both) MOVE ANY TWO GENERALS. Each General can move up to four spaces with 10 combat units.

Message from Carthage:
two can play the Campaign game
first activation, Hasdrubal and all

1-3. overrun Azalia
4. attempt to overrun Dertosa

Nero may intercept on a 2
445 11/9/2018 1:00:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #38: 3 / Minor Campaign
(Both) MOVE ANY TWO GENERALS. Each General can move up to four spaces with 10 combat units.

Message from Rome:
First, Flaminius + 8 CUs:
1-Massilia
2-Nemausus
3-Narbo, pick up 2 CUs
4-Emporiae

Second, Nero + 10 CUs:
1,2,3-Sail to Dertosa, drop off 1 CU
4-Azaila, drop off 1 CU
5-Ilerda, drop off 1 CU
6-Tarraco
444 11/7/2018 5:13:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #21: 2 / Mercenaries Desert
(Rome) The Carthaginian player must use the Attrition Table for all his forces on the map not in friendly walled city spaces. Units with Generals are exempt if a separate die roll <= the General's Battle Rating.

Message from Carthage:
as ops
activate Hasdrubal and all

1-3. Salmantica, drop off Gisgo and 1 CU
4. end move with 6 CUs in Toletum
443 11/6/2018 9:45:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #26: 3 / Syracuse Allies with Carthage
(Carthage) You immediately gain control of Syracuse (any Roman units inside are eliminated. Syracuse provides a -1 modifier for Sea Movement

Message from Rome:
PCs at Salamantica, Toletum, Nuoro
442 11/5/2018 1:38:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Scipio loses 3 CUs, down to 4
441 11/5/2018 1:37:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Carthage:
epidemic attrition on the 7 column
440 11/5/2018 1:36:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #51: 2 / Epidemic
(Both) One opposing Army must roll on the Attrition Table.

Message from Carthage:
let's see how many more you can lose
on Scipio's army
439 11/3/2018 8:18:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Varro loses 3 CUs [down to 7 CUs].
438 11/3/2018 8:17:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Rome:
Varro's crosses the Alps
437 11/3/2018 8:17:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #61: 1 / Force March (1 rating)
(Both) Move a General whose Strategy Rating is 1 up to six spaces.

Message from Rome:
Varro + 10 CUs:
1-2: Isere
3: Allobroges
4: Rhones
5: Nemausus
6: Narbo
436 11/3/2018 4:50:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message you may go first
435 11/3/2018 4:49:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Draw Strategy cards 9 cards drawn.

434 11/3/2018 11:24:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message No preemption
433 11/3/2018 11:23:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Draw Strategy cards 9 cards drawn.

432 11/3/2018 11:22:00 AM 211-210 BC Rome End Turn
431 11/3/2018 11:21:00 AM 211-210 BC Rome Message Varro to Insubrians
Nero to Rome
430 11/3/2018 11:19:00 AM 211-210 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 7-sided die x 2

5
7


Message from Rome:
Flaminius is Proconsul:

1=P.Scipio
2=Fabius
3=Longus
4=Marcellus
5=Nero
6=Paulus
7=Varro
429 11/3/2018 11:19:00 AM 211-210 BC Rome Message Roman reinforcements:
2 CUs with Flaminius [now at 8]
3 CUs in Rome [now at at 17 CUs]
428 11/3/2018 5:36:00 AM 211-210 BC Carthage Message Carthaginian Reinforcements

Mago and 1 CU with Hanno (to 6)
3 CUs to Hasdrubal (to 7)
427 11/3/2018 5:31:00 AM 211-210 BC Carthage Message no attrition
isolation in Nuoro
province count, 9-9
426 11/3/2018 5:30:00 AM 211-210 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #18: 2 / Traitor in Tarentum
(Both) If you use this card as an OC to siege Tarentum, it comes under your control without a Siege die roll. Enemy CUs inside are eliminated.

Message from Carthage:
as ops for control
Numantia (Idubeda) and Thabraca (Carthaginia)
425 11/2/2018 10:36:00 AM 211-210 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #50: 3 / Adriatic Pirates
(Carthage) If you use this card as an OC for Sea Movement and carry no more than 3 CUs plus a General, you do not have to roll on the Naval Combat Table if you embark or debark at either Brundisium, Croton or Tarentum

Message from Rome:
PCs at Faesulae, Falerii, Nuoro.
424 11/2/2018 4:57:00 AM 211-210 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #7: 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 Carthage:
Azalia (Idubeda)
423 10/31/2018 11:38:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #24: 3 / Sophonsiba Seduces a Numidian Kin
(Carthage) Pick either Western or Eastern Numidia and place up to three Carthaginian PCs in that province in spaces which do not contain enemy CUs. If the space contains a Roman PC, the PC is simply flipped.

Message from Rome:
Flip Panormus, Lilybaeuem, Agrigentum.
422 10/31/2018 11:30:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Message If Scipio'd failed his round 2 counter and you had one more Flank Left, Mago would have pulled off a huge shock!
421 10/30/2018 10:35:00 PM 211-210 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #17: 1 / Surprise Sortie
(Both) Remove 1 Siege Point from any one Walled City

Message from Carthage:
Scipio is once again, unscathed; 7 CUs in Panormus

I have 1 political loss from the battle. This 1-op replaces it.
420 10/30/2018 10:33:00 PM 211-210 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Carthage:
oh great, I get a theoretical counterattack on my last card
too bad I don't have another Right to even make it to round 4

retreat roll is irrelevant as Mago has no retreat
Scipio's losses on 3
419 10/30/2018 7:32:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Rome:
Mago’s counter
418 10/30/2018 7:31:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Play Battle card #32 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
r6
417 10/30/2018 7:31:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Rome:
Mago’s counter
416 10/30/2018 7:30:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Play Battle card #33 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
r5
415 10/30/2018 7:30:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Mago’s counter
414 10/30/2018 7:30:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Play Battle card #26 Flank Right

Message from Rome:
r4
413 10/30/2018 7:29:00 PM 211-210 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
Mago’s counter

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