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535 12/14/2018 7:19:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Message Do you have a card?

Modifers for me are:
-2 for N Carth
-1 for Macedon ally
-1 for Naval win
+1 for Sassari with red control CU
so -3 modifier

Let me know about interdiction and then I'll roll
534 12/14/2018 7:16:00 PM 206-204 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:
Let's try the sea movement again.

Small H and 3 CU will sail across from NCarth to Sassari
533 12/14/2018 7:13:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Message another thing I like about Washington's war is the ability to PU a card like that - makes it more strategic to try and play it.
532 12/14/2018 5:02:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #28: 2 / Hannibal Charms Italy
(Carthage) If you play this as an OC to move Hannibal, you may remove each Roman non-walled PC in each space in Italy that Hannibal enters which does not contain any Roman CUs.

Message from Rome:
PC Markers in Narbo, Emporiae.

I'm kinda tired of getting all these stinkin' Carthage events.
531 12/13/2018 6:49:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #14: 2 / Ligurian Recruits
(Carthage) Place two Carthaginian CU's with any General located in Liguria, Cisalpinia or Etruria.

Message from Carthage:
2 more with Hannibal now at 14 CU and 1 eu
530 12/13/2018 10:58:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #13: 2 / Bruttium Recruits
(Carthage) Place two Carthaginian CU's with any General located in Lucania

Message from Rome:
Nero and 3 CU move to Massilia.
529 12/13/2018 5:16:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Message okay, that was an interrupt card - now you need to play another card for your turn
528 12/12/2018 2:26:00 PM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #41: 1 / Bad Weather
(Both) Play immediately after opponent has moved but before combat. Contrary to his expectations, his General has only move two spaces - return him to the second space he entered.

Message from Rome:
Hasdrubal and his 3 CU return to Novo Carthago.
527 12/10/2018 6:55:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #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 Carthage:
Small H and 3 CU arrive in Tarentum
526 12/10/2018 9:10:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Message The dice hate me.
Nero to 3 CU and loses all his elephants.
525 12/10/2018 9:09:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

5
3
6


Message from Rome:
Alps attrition (5-6), last roll.
524 12/10/2018 9:07:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #6: 1 / Marharbal's Cavalry
(Carthage) Play during any battle. You may use this card as a Double Envelopment BC which (if matched) does not automatically give the defender the initiative.

Message from Rome:
Nero and his 5 CU move:
Pisae
W. Ligurians
Across Alps to E. Ligurians
523 12/9/2018 9:14:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #16: 2 / Gallic Recruits
(Carthage) Place two Carthaginian CU's with any General located in Gallia Transalpinia or Cisalpinia

Message from Carthage:
Hannibal now with 12 and 1 CU
522 12/9/2018 10:47:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #15: 1 / Iberian Recruits
(Both) Place two Carthaginian CU's with any General located in a friendly controlled province of Hispania.

Message from Rome:
Nero and 5 CU move to Cosa.
521 12/9/2018 10:44:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Message I'm not that familiar with the Phalanx game, Bob. All I've done is open the box and look at the components. Haven't attempted to skim the rules yet. Superior components, but I don't like how Italy is skewed horizontally on the map.
520 12/9/2018 7:26:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #20: 1 / Spy in Enemy Camp
(Both) Play at the start of any combat. You may examine up to half of your opponent's Battle Cards. Cards must be drawn randomly.

Message from Carthage:
I like this card in FTF play but using it during ACTS is problematic and so I'll use as OPS.

Hannibal takes the 1 EU and moves to Mutina
then moves back and PU the balance of forces and also moves to Mutina
519 12/9/2018 7:22:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Message so in the NEW Hannibal the 'optional rule' is for this card to be like the DOI or Franklin in Washington's War and FORCE PLAYABLE by both sides right?
518 12/8/2018 5:45:00 PM 206-204 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:
Little Scip moves with 5 CU from Croton.
Picks up the 1 CU in Terventum and joins Nero in Sena with 15 total CU there.
517 12/8/2018 10:55:00 AM 206-204 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #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 Carthage:
everybody is trying to help me out...

Naval victory for the turn.

I put a small marker next to the table modifier in bottom left corner
516 12/8/2018 8:56:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #45: 2 / Allied Auxiliaries (Etruria)
(Rome) Place two Roman CUs with any General in Italy if ETRURIA is Roman controlled.

Message from Rome:
Add 2 CU to Nero in Sena (now 9).
515 12/7/2018 4:39:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Message you may go first
514 12/7/2018 4:37:00 PM 206-204 BC Carthage Draw Strategy cards 9 cards drawn.

513 12/7/2018 11:02:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Message No campaign for me.
512 12/7/2018 10:59:00 AM 206-204 BC Rome Draw Strategy cards 9 cards drawn.

511 12/7/2018 10:58:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome End Turn
510 12/7/2018 10:58:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Paulus and P. Scipio. Great, two 3- generals again. Just can't seem to avoid Little Scip.

Paulus to Rome. Little Scip to Croton.

Ending Turn.
509 12/7/2018 10:55:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 8-sided die x 6

8
1
7
1
7
5


Message from Rome:
Rome Turn 8 - Generals

Nero is Proconsul.

Rolling 6 8-sided dice. Use first two unique numbers per Generals Display ignoring 6 (Nero).
508 12/7/2018 10:51:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Turn 8 - Roman Reinforcements

2 to Falerii (Big Scip n10).
3 to Sena (n7).
507 12/7/2018 9:58:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message I'm home today - taking vacation day so I don't lose it giving me a 4 day weekend.

Played 2 Washingotn's War games with Bruno P. last night hat his house - each of us won as Americans.

Did you sign up for TIm's Hannibal ladder?

Today is the wedding anniversary of my mother's parents (my grandparents) married in 1916.

I'll check back throughout the weekend.
506 12/7/2018 9:55:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message 9 to 9 so no removals & no attrition

1 CU goes to Hannibal now at 10 & 1 EU
2 CU goes to New Carthage now at 8
1 CU goes to Carthage now at 10
505 12/7/2018 9:28:00 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:
PC marker in Terventum, flip Sena.
504 12/7/2018 6:11:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message You now have last play
503 12/7/2018 6:10:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 3 / Numidia Revolts
(Both) Pick either Western or Eastern Numidia and remove all your opponent's PCs in that province which are not stacked with his CU's.

Message from Carthage:
Last card for me - BTW, the card count of each player is on top left of ACTS next to our name

I'll use this card to take one more CU with Hannibal

Now at 9 CU and 1 EU
502 12/6/2018 4:38:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #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 Rome:
Activate Nero.
Moves Beneventum, Terventum & drop off 1 CU, and finish in Sena with 4 CU.
501 12/6/2018 3:27:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #32: 1 / Numidian Allies Desert
(Both) Play at the start of any Combat in Africa. Your opponent does not receive any BC bonuses for control of either Western or Eastern Numidia.

Message from Carthage:
Hannibal moves back to PU Mago and his CU and then back to Ariminum.
now with 8 and 1 CU
500 12/6/2018 3:26:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message total of 5 loses so I remove 2 PC

Emporiae & Terventum

Retreat to Ariminum.
499 12/6/2018 10:55:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message A 5 on the 7 column is 2 CU lost for each of us, but no Elephant loss for you.
Big Scip to 8, Big H to 6 + 1e = 7.

A 4 on the 5+ Retreat column is 3 more CU lost. Big H to 3 + 1e.

Big H can go to Firmum Picenum or Ariminum.
498 12/6/2018 10:34:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Don't have map - Do I still have any forces? If not game over.
497 12/6/2018 10:33:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
4


Message from Carthage:
THIS is going to hurt - 7 rounds for both of us and then my retreat roll

Rome / Carth loss

Cart retreat
496 12/6/2018 10:30:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #28 Flank Right

Message from Carthage:
NOPE
495 12/6/2018 10:21:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #17 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
Card #7.
494 12/6/2018 10:20:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #44 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
Match. Card #6.
493 12/6/2018 5:20:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #39 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
492 12/6/2018 5:20:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
CA
491 12/6/2018 5:19:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #24 Flank Right

Message from Carthage:
match
490 12/5/2018 4:50:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #30 Flank Right

Message from Rome:
Card #5.
489 12/5/2018 4:50:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #40 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
Match. Card #4.
488 12/5/2018 4:23:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #42 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
487 12/5/2018 4:22:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Carthage:
CA
486 12/5/2018 4:22:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #46 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Carthage:
match
485 12/5/2018 3:57:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #14 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
Well, let's keep going. Card #3.
484 12/5/2018 2:59:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Uh OH!
483 12/5/2018 2:59:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Carthage:
CA roll
482 12/5/2018 2:59:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #35 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Carthage:
use a flank card
481 12/5/2018 12:27:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #15 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
Again. Card #2.
480 12/5/2018 10:07:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Carthage:
ca
479 12/5/2018 10:06:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #19 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
match
478 12/5/2018 9:35:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #18 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
Let's start with this one. Card #1.
477 12/5/2018 5:31:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 11

Carthage: 15 cards
Rome: 15 cards
476 12/5/2018 5:31:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Success so you lose 1 card

Roman hand 10 + 4 + 2 -1 = 15
Carth hand 9 + 4 + 2 = 15
475 12/5/2018 5:28:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Carthage:
EU roll
474 12/4/2018 6:56:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message No card. Continue.
473 12/4/2018 6:13:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message I'll stay and fight - do you play a card?

I'll attempt the EU attack success on roll of 5 or 6
472 12/4/2018 12:52:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message I'm going to look at board and factor in my CU's ect
before replying if I attempt to run or not.
471 12/4/2018 12:40:00 PM 209-207 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:
Big Scip and 10 CU move against Hannibal in Falerii leaving Longus behind in Rome with 10 CU.
470 12/4/2018 12:39:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message I thought I was using the most recent map you sent me as the basis for mine. Sorry.
469 12/4/2018 5:52:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message corrected map on the way
468 12/3/2018 8:16:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message A bit confused
Narbo still on the board,
Hannibal backed up to Ariminum.

Hannibal should be in Falerii and Narbo should be gone.

Hannibal should be now 8 and 1 CU
Rome should be 8 and then 12 more in Rome (this was correct)
467 12/3/2018 12:06:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Lucked out and lost only 1 more CU.

Big Scip retreats to Rome with 8 CU.
Remove 1 PC due to battles losses: Narbo.
466 12/3/2018 12:04:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Rome:
We each lose 1 CU.
Big Scip's retreat on the 5 column.
465 12/3/2018 12:03:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
Battle casualties for both of us.
464 12/1/2018 9:37:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message I did not get to use my EU so any EU effect will NOT be in effect
463 12/1/2018 9:36:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message 5 rounds of combat then your retreat roll on the +5 column
462 12/1/2018 9:35:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message 4 of those and 4 DE and 3 probe & 2 reserve
461 12/1/2018 9:19:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message No match. You must have a fistful of those.

I hate this game.
460 12/1/2018 6:48:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #5 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
and again
459 11/30/2018 7:48:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Nope.
458 11/30/2018 7:48:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Rome:
Counterattack.
457 11/30/2018 7:48:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #45 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Rome:
Match. Card #4.
456 11/30/2018 12:18:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #10 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
again
455 11/30/2018 12:18:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
CA roll
454 11/30/2018 12:18:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #16 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
match
453 11/30/2018 9:38:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #18 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
Card #3.
452 11/30/2018 9:38:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Counterattack.
451 11/30/2018 9:38:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #46 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Rome:
Match. Card #2.
450 11/29/2018 8:18:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #2 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
449 11/29/2018 8:11:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message Nope.
448 11/29/2018 8:11:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
Counterattack 1-4.
447 11/29/2018 8:11:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Play Battle card #1 Frontal Assault

Message from Rome:
Match. Card #1.
446 11/29/2018 7:48:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Play Battle card #8 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
445 11/29/2018 7:48:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 10

Carthage: 16 cards
Rome: 16 cards
444 11/29/2018 7:47:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message DRAT - it didn't work....

Okay cards being dealt now
443 11/29/2018 7:47:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
So I need to roll higher than your guy's 4

HUM...okay, "here is Ken's speed roll into the Marianas
for the Wasp"......
442 11/29/2018 7:41:00 PM 209-207 BC Rome Message No card. Continue.
441 11/29/2018 7:28:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message I will try for EU charge - do you have a battle card
you wish to play or an EU charge stop card?

I have no battle cards.

Currently
Hannibal 10 + 4 + 2
Rome 10 + 4 + 2
440 11/29/2018 11:34:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message No interception. Thought about trying it with Longus but realized he'd have to be in command if successful.
439 11/29/2018 11:05:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message Direct
438 11/29/2018 9:29:00 AM 209-207 BC Rome Message Is Hannibal moving directly into Falerii from Ariminum or via Firmum Picenum?
437 11/29/2018 5:35:00 AM 209-207 BC Carthage Message loss of 1 CU - Mago as mentioned will
now move to Boii and then continue to Mutina

Meanwhile, Hanno will move to Hippo Regius

Finally, Hannibal will attempt to duke it out
with Big S by attacking into Falerri

Do you attempt to run? Intercept?
436 11/28/2018 2:50:00 PM 209-207 BC Carthage Message What ever is left will move to the Boii tribe if I can reach.

My 2nd movement will be up when I get home tonight.

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