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200 2/19/2019 9:44:00 AM Turn 21 Belgae Message 21a_Belgae uploaded

Much grain requisitioned.

Over to Rome for a Limited or Pass. I know that might be a while for you, Michal, unless you know what you want to do and have us do it for you.
199 2/19/2019 5:00:00 AM Turn 21 Arverni Message Hi,

The Averni march around. Over to the Belgae.
198 2/19/2019 4:59:00 AM Turn 21 Arverni Edit Current Card Belgae: from 1 to 1
Aedui: from 2 to 0
Rome: from 0 to 4
Arverni: from 0 to 0
197 2/19/2019 4:59:00 AM Turn 20 Arverni Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 21
196 2/18/2019 7:05:00 AM Turn 20 Belgae Message Thanks Mark. Good to hear your eye's recovered (although some of the ancient world's greatest generals had one only peeper.....Philip II, Hannibal, Antigonus, Sertorius).

You didn't need to pay Resources for using the Druids Event....free Command and Special Ability.

Richard, don;t forgot to re-hide your warbands in Atrebates.
195 2/18/2019 5:06:00 AM Turn 19 Aedui Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 20
194 2/18/2019 5:06:00 AM Turn 19 Aedui Message Eye came good last night. Back in business, over to Richard. I should have started a new turn.
193 2/17/2019 12:38:00 AM Turn 19 Belgae Message Just a nudge reminder that you're up, Mark, to finish off card 19.....and possibly if you pass (probably :) to start card 20.
192 2/15/2019 9:44:00 PM Turn 19 Belgae Message No problem, Michal, thanks for the heads up (not that bit about the Belgae, I mean your holiday :).
191 2/15/2019 10:13:00 AM Turn 19 Rome Message Guys,
I will be on vacations next week with limited access to Vassal so expect delay from my side.

PS. My "Belgae paranoia" was not so far from reality - Belgic Ally in Remi and yellow wins in Winter phase :) So guys (Richard, Mark) something needs to be done about it :)
190 2/13/2019 8:10:00 AM Turn 19 Belgae Message Richard, I didnít notice but when the Romans retreated in Atrebates, your warbands there should have stayed hidden.Thereís no Reveal step in battle if a Retreat is declared ( one reason a defender may elect not to retreat and sacrifice units to force the stacking army to become unhidden).
189 2/13/2019 7:55:00 AM Turn 19 Belgae Message Thanks Richard.

19a_Belgae logged.

Aedui are up for, Mark, the Event, Limited or Pass.


188 2/13/2019 7:32:00 AM Turn 19 Arverni Edit Eligibility Belgae: from Eligible to Eligible
Aedui: from Eligible to Eligible
Rome: from Eligible to
Arverni: from Eligible to
187 2/13/2019 7:32:00 AM Turn 19 Arverni Edit Eligibility Belgae: from - to Eligible
Aedui: from Eligible to Eligible
Rome: from Eligible to Eligible
Arverni: from Eligible to Eligible
186 2/13/2019 7:32:00 AM Turn 19 Arverni Edit Next Card Belgae: from 1 to 3
Aedui: from 2 to 1
Rome: from 4 to 4
Arverni: from 3 to 2
185 2/13/2019 7:31:00 AM Turn 19 Arverni Edit Current Card Belgae: from 0 to 1
Aedui: from 3 to 2
Rome: from 1 to 0
Arverni: from 2 to 0
184 2/13/2019 7:31:00 AM Turn 18 Arverni Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 19
183 2/13/2019 7:30:00 AM Turn 18 Arverni Message Finished my turn. Over to the Belgae
182 2/13/2019 5:44:00 AM Turn 18 Rome Message Yes, I will retreat - no access to Vassal so please do the moves.
181 2/13/2019 5:42:00 AM Turn 18 Belgae Message Thatís mighty magnanimous there, Dumnorix :). I guess itís just one (easily Suborned :) native mouth to feed and not a whole army of legionaries.

Thereís no better option for you, Michal so Iíd suggest you could round that up, Richard


180 2/13/2019 5:20:00 AM Turn 18 Aedui Message We are going to allow sanctuary in our area.
179 2/13/2019 4:42:00 AM Turn 18 Belgae Message Michal,

The first battle was in Sequani and the Arverni destroyed your Fort there.

The second battle is in Atrebates and 4 Arverni warbands are attacking your Ally in Remi and the single Auxilia there. 2 hits, reduced to 1 if you Retreat. If you Retreat your Auxilia it will survive but the Ally will take the hit. If you remain both will be killed with the 2 hits, so the only real option for you is to ask for a retreat destination. Sorry, but the Belgae won't be inviting Roman troops further into Belgica, the only retreat destinations under my control.

That just leaves the Aedui in Mandubii, Mark. If they offer sanctuary, the Auxilia would survive, if not it goes down with the Remi.

Richard, you mentioned you're doing a Command + Special but your options for that are limited to your successor leader's region now that Vercingetorix is drinking and hunting with his ancestors. At the moment that just looks like Devastation, which you probably don't want to do!
178 2/13/2019 3:55:00 AM Turn 18 Rome Message Hi Richard,
I have no access to Vassal now - where is the battle?
177 2/13/2019 3:49:00 AM Turn 18 Arverni Message Hi,

The Averni are doing battle. Michal has a decision about retreating, that is if anyone will give him sanctuary.

Richard
176 2/13/2019 3:08:00 AM Turn 18 Rome Message Hi Guys,

I also like capabilities as they actually make each game different. There are so many of them that each game could look differently.

Let us see how things unfold - I admit, I have two good capabilities but not too much forces and I am afraid once my seizure markers disappear from Belgae territory nothing will stop yellow pawns form overrunning them. Still, that Seizure command seems to my like my best play in that game :)

Also, with such a dynamic like now, everybody can be enemy of everybody. Sounds like fun!
175 2/12/2019 7:36:00 PM Turn 18 Belgae Message Thanks, Richard.

I'm glad the Capabilities are quite strong, otherwise there would never be a consideration of taking them over Command + Special, a nice tension which you've highlighted. They also flavour the whole game. In my last game the Arverni took Winter Campaign (the only capability taken in the whole game).....which he reserved to unpick all the Roman gains just before the Senate Phase every turn (with no possibility of immediate reprisal), keeping the Senate at Uproar the whole game. That characterised the whole game and will make it memorable over others I've played or will play, as the narrative of the Arverni winter warriors.

This game Rome has been hammered but the dual capabilities still makes caesar a huge threat. They may not get used a lot in this short game (I'm sure they actually will) but the potential they represent means that everybody else has to be even more cautious, which changes the whole dynamic of the metagame. Very cool.
174 2/12/2019 6:13:00 PM Turn 18 Arverni Message Yes, All the COIN games have capabilities. that either last for the rest of the game or just to the next Coup (etc). Often they are very powerful and in some cases (like AAA for the NVA in Fire in the Lake to protect the Ho Chi Minh Trail)) are pretty essential. The opportunity cost can be high (giving up a full move + special). In my early playings of A Distant Plain I needed up with too many capabilities and not doing enough fighting. It can be a tough balancing act.
173 2/12/2019 5:31:00 PM Turn 18 Belgae Message This is interesting.

My last 4 turn game, there was one Capability in play all game. We're at the start of second turn of a 3 turn game and there are already 4 Capabilities in play! This is a very different game and I think the great variability of the strategic landscape that these permanent Capabilities provide really does create the potential for a lot of variety between games.

Having no experience with other COIN, are there permanent Capabilities I some of the others....and are they as game changing?
172 2/12/2019 5:08:00 PM Turn 18 Rome Message After soem consideration, I took the capability. Not sure if there is enough time to use it but we shall see.

Arverni up.
171 2/11/2019 7:32:00 PM Turn 18 Belgae Message 17b_Belgae uploaded.

A bit of recreational ambushing and burning of forts in the name of Belgic freedom.

Michal and Rome up next for card 18, Legio X.
170 2/11/2019 7:30:00 PM Turn 18 Belgae Edit Eligibility Belgae: from Eligible to -
Aedui: from Eligible to Eligible
Rome: from Eligible to Eligible
Arverni: from Eligible to Eligible
169 2/11/2019 7:30:00 PM Turn 18 Belgae Edit Next Card Belgae: from 4 to 1
Aedui: from 1 to 2
Rome: from 2 to 4
Arverni: from 3 to 3
168 2/11/2019 7:30:00 PM Turn 18 Belgae Edit Current Card Belgae: from 0 to 0
Aedui: from 0 to 3
Rome: from 0 to 1
Arverni: from 0 to 2
167 2/11/2019 7:29:00 PM Turn 17 Belgae Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 18
166 2/11/2019 6:14:00 PM Turn 17 Belgae Message Richard, no problem. Its a minor thing but I think that's what PBEM is good for...learning the fine details.

I think that clause of the single warband (or Auxilia) Rally in a home region is there to give a faction an in when they're beaten down.....e.g. when Provinicia is overrun with barbarians :)
165 2/11/2019 5:41:00 PM Turn 17 Rome Message I did the corrections (legions and Warbands in Arverni).

I will pass.
164 2/11/2019 4:13:00 PM Turn 17 Arverni Message Fair enough. I read it as a bonus. Can the next player please remove a warband?
163 2/11/2019 7:33:00 AM Turn 17 Belgae Message You're right, Richard. There should be 1 Legion form the Senate in the Fallen Legions box.

I think you should have Rallied only 5 warbands, not 6....1 Leader, 2 allies, 1 Citadel +1 Arverni bonus. The bit on there player aid about being able to ally 1 warband in your home region is a default single warband rally if you have no leader/ally/citadel there, not an additional warband on top of a proper rally (same wording applies to the general Rally rule for all the Gallic factions).
162 2/11/2019 7:27:00 AM Turn 16 Belgae Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 17
161 2/11/2019 5:48:00 AM Turn 16 Arverni Message Hi All,
Shouldn't there be 1 Legion still unavailable? I thought 3 legions died for lack of supply and shouldn't half, rounded down still be in the fallen legions box (ie one).
160 2/11/2019 5:28:00 AM Turn 16 Arverni Message Hi all,
Sorry for the delay. We've been having internet problems.
The Averni rallied. Over to the Romans, who have choices to make.
159 2/11/2019 2:00:00 AM Turn 16 Belgae Message Sorry, Richard, just wanting to check you know youíre up.
158 2/6/2019 9:00:00 PM Turn 16 Belgae Message Thanks Michal. I think itís the Arverni next eligible on card 16.
157 2/6/2019 5:58:00 PM Turn 16 Rome Message I will pass and take 2 resources; over to Aedui.
156 2/6/2019 4:03:00 AM Turn 15 Aedui End Turn
155 2/6/2019 4:02:00 AM Turn 15 Aedui Message Over to Rome
154 2/5/2019 5:22:00 AM Turn 15 Belgae Message I've changed the Winter logs to 15 to keep up our card count up to date. River Commerce will be card 16.

Ready to start the new year with you and the Aedui, Mark.
153 2/5/2019 4:57:00 AM Turn 15 Rome Message Thanks Brent. Let us see what time brings :)
152 2/5/2019 4:53:00 AM Turn 15 Arverni Message Placed the successor.
151 2/5/2019 4:49:00 AM Turn 15 Belgae Message Good work, thanks, Michal. That was perfect (I only discovered the Spring Phase button at the end of our last game).

I know that was a blow and you feel pessimistic about Rome's prospects but it's far from over. In my last game as Rome I spent the entire game at 6 Legions with the Senate stuck at Uproar and the Aedui not just uncooperative but actively hostile to me....and I won the game. You have more Legions than that, Vercingetorix is dead and you have a strong Capability in play. The legions are still the heaviest hitters in the ring and I'll be very interested to see how you take up the challenge.
150 2/4/2019 8:26:00 PM Turn 15 Arverni Message Hi
I havenít seen the move yet, but it sounds like Vercingetorex got some posthumous revenge.
Iíll put his successor in Gergovia. Can the next person put him there?
Richard
149 2/4/2019 6:01:00 PM Turn 15 Rome Message Ok, Romans sustained serious losses due to winter.

Mark,
you are now on your own to deal with Arverni and Belgae as I will simply not have enough forces for many rounds to do anything about them.

Richard,
please place Vercingetorix Successor.

(I actually should have not drawn card until you place it but please do not ask me to do the whole log once again).

All,
please check correctness of the Winter phase which I finished.

After all above, Aedui are up.
148 2/3/2019 11:20:00 PM Turn 15 Aedui Message Sorry Michal, the continued Roman occupation of our homeland calls for action.
147 2/3/2019 4:08:00 AM Turn 15 Rome Message Mark,

just to understand,
you are not allowing my units from Aedui to move to Mandubi during my quarters phase? (it was not clear for me in the log)


146 2/2/2019 7:19:00 PM Turn 15 Belgae Message Thanks guys. So neither of you quartered? Looks like all of your warbands were protected in Devastated regions by either citadels or allies.

Richard, I think technically your warbands don't become rehidden until Spring.....although I can't see it having an impact on the game, unless there's a card capability that may impact it down the track (actually one I do know of from a previous game, Winter Campaign).

So Mark, when you said you wouldn't grant control, that meant you wouldn't allow the Romans to quarter to Mandubii?

You're up next for your quartering, Michal. That will be costly...you're stuck in a Devastated region and it will cost 4 Resources per piece to keep each unit in the field.....otherwise you'll roll for each and they'll survive on a 4-6. Caesar is immune and can stay where he is without a problem or return to Cisalpinia.
145 2/2/2019 6:51:00 PM Turn 15 Arverni Message Averni did very little. Over to the Romans.
144 2/2/2019 5:38:00 PM Turn 15 Aedui Message Audui did their quartering. Over to the Arverni, who look OK.
143 1/30/2019 7:10:00 AM Turn 15 Belgae Message Not necessarily, Michal. You'll have to spend a lot of Resources or rely on rolls but the majority of your army should survive...you'll need the cooperation of the Aedui, though (I can't imagine the Averni would look too kindly on Roman requests for supply or quartering ;). If you quartered to Mandubii you could afford to keep your whole army fed and survive the winter. We'll leave you two to negotiate that :)

Note that Caesar can teleport directly to Provincia (important for raising fresh Auxilia in the Senate phase) but even then I can see that there's no requirement to pay for his upkeep or roll for his survival if he's stays in Gaul........the rules only mention Legions and Auxilia.
142 1/30/2019 6:51:00 AM Turn 15 Rome Message I overlooked the rule - thought that I can always move to Provincia during quarter phase, but when I checked it in detailed way, it seems I need to be in supply line. My mistake indeed which will probably result in game over for Romans :).
141 1/30/2019 6:03:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 15
140 1/30/2019 6:02:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Edit Next Card Belgae: from 0 to 4
Aedui: from 0 to 1
Rome: from 0 to 2
Arverni: from 0 to 3
139 1/30/2019 6:02:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Edit Current Card Belgae: from 2 to 0
Aedui: from 1 to 0
Rome: from 3 to 0
Arverni: from 0 to 0
138 1/30/2019 6:02:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Edit Eligibility Belgae: from Eligible to Eligible
Aedui: from Eligible to Eligible
Rome: from Eligible to Eligible
Arverni: from - to Eligible
137 1/30/2019 6:01:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Message Thanks Mark. From what you were saying I assumed you raided other players where you could....that was actually 5 Resources from the Arverni and 2 from the Romans. I've made the adjustments but if you wanted to go easier on the Arverni you can fix that in the next log.

I also modified your logfile name to 14a and have uploaded 14b_Belgae. This includes my command but I've also taken Winter as far as I can.....Victory check (no victor despite Caesar's fears), the German phase (they've stripped almost all of my winter grain stores but no killing....family are family :) and done my quartering.

You're next up for quartering with the Aedui, Mark, then the Arverni and finally the Romans.....which will be interesting (I think Richard has got his revenge for Vercingetorix :). When you've quartered you could finish off with the Harvest, Senate and Spring, Michal, but I'm happy to do it if you'd like.

Maybe we could label the winter files 15a, 15b, etc to keep the sequencing straight.


136 1/30/2019 4:18:00 AM Turn 14 Aedui Message Aedui went command only. Over to Brent. Apologies to Rome regarding who was the bigger threat, we were looking at the wrong marker...doh!
135 1/28/2019 8:32:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Message Sorry, Aedui are up again, Mark.
134 1/28/2019 8:30:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Message Well, I passed (been very inactive for quite a few cards now).

Winter is upon us.....only the Aedui and Belgae will get to act on card 14, Suebi Mobilise, which will be in Frost (no March).

I've been meaning to get to the Rome exhibition for months but have been too busy to get down to Canberra. I think this is its last week. I may try a quick trip down to see it before the weekend.
133 1/28/2019 8:24:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Edit Eligibility Belgae: from Eligible to Eligible
Aedui: from - to Eligible
Rome: from - to Eligible
Arverni: from Eligible to -
132 1/28/2019 8:24:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Edit Current Card Belgae: from 2 to 2
Aedui: from 0 to 1
Rome: from 0 to 3
Arverni: from 1 to 0
131 1/28/2019 8:24:00 AM Turn 14 Belgae Edit Next Card Belgae: from 2 to 0
Aedui: from 3 to 0
Rome: from 1 to 0
Arverni: from 4 to 0
130 1/28/2019 8:23:00 AM Turn 13 Belgae End Turn
129 1/28/2019 6:09:00 AM Turn 13 Arverni Message Sorry, forgot to say. Over to the Belgae.

BTW, went to see the Rome:City & Empire exhibition at the National Museum. Pretty good. They have a coin with Vercingetorex's image on it, celebrating his defeat from 48BC and a coin struck for Ceasar in 44BC just before his assassination.

Lots of other cool stuff, like pita heads, legionary helmet, and a military diploma given to a soldier after his 25 years service giving him citizenship. He served in Britain and it was found in Pannonia where he returned after his service.

Well worth going to if you are in Canberra soon.


128 1/28/2019 6:02:00 AM Turn 13 Arverni Message Back from Cancon.
The Averni marched around a bit.
127 1/28/2019 6:01:00 AM Turn 12 Arverni Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 13
126 1/28/2019 3:17:00 AM Turn 12 Rome Message Haha, Mark - I think it is not the Rome which should be prevented from victory. There is at least one much better suited candidate now. Let us see. Winter is coming soon!
125 1/27/2019 9:36:00 PM Turn 12 Belgae Edit Current Card Belgae: from 2 to 2
Aedui: from 0 to 0
Rome: from 1 to 0
Arverni: from 3 to 1
124 1/27/2019 9:36:00 PM Turn 12 Belgae Edit Eligibility Belgae: from Eligible to Eligible
Aedui: from - to -
Rome: from Eligible to -
Arverni: from Eligible to Eligible
123 1/27/2019 9:35:00 PM Turn 11 Belgae Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 12
122 1/27/2019 7:00:00 PM Turn 11 Aedui Message Audui took the special. Over to Richard to stop Rome, strictly between us tribes of course.
121 1/27/2019 9:09:00 AM Turn 11 Rome Message I played according to initial plan - Capability. Over to Mark/Aedui.
120 1/27/2019 8:07:00 AM Turn 11 Belgae Message Sorry to hear that, Mark. Thought you might have been at Cancon (thought I was the only one who wasn't :(

Well, Convictolitavis has given you something to think about.....or maybe it's an easy decision :)
119 1/27/2019 2:04:00 AM Turn 11 Aedui Message Sorry guys, big start to the working year..yay. Plus I did something yesterday. Over to Rome.
118 1/25/2019 2:47:00 PM Turn 11 Belgae Message Just a gentle nudge, Mark. Wasnít sure if you realised youíre up....a Limited or Pass to finish card 11.
117 1/21/2019 7:50:00 PM Turn 11 Arverni Message Hi All,
The Averni have raided. Over to the Aedui.

Richard
116 1/21/2019 7:49:00 PM Turn 10 Arverni Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 11
115 1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM Turn 10 Rome Message Yes, tough decision for everybody plus uncertainty of winter. And I still need to feed some of my units :)
114 1/21/2019 1:13:00 AM Turn 10 Belgae Message Good decision, Michal, but not 100% on the prediction of what the other factions can do. Ambush is still available as a Special to the Arverni, even without Vercingetorix on the map.....but agreed that would still leave the Aedui with a Limited or Pass on this card if the Arverni take a Command or Command + Special, as the Event is a fizzer.

Interesting times :). Where this goes will very much depend on when winter hits....any moment now :)
113 1/20/2019 10:06:00 AM Turn 10 Rome Message Ok guys, after consideration I will do following (tough choices). I will also add my thinking behind it:

- I am planning to pass now; the Arverni can do a command (no Vercingetorix) so only Limited command to Aedui
- next turn I am planning to take the event of course, as it is really helpful and shaded ability - if in wrong hands, like Belgae :) - can do me a lot of damage. Thus second person will have possibility for Command and Special Action. Hopefully it will be Aedui :)


- it seems that Belgae are closest to victory now, thus my goal until Winter comes (soon I hope) is to make sure that 16 points are not reached


112 1/20/2019 2:43:00 AM Turn 10 Aedui Message I went for the pass. The Romans are up, big decision for them.
111 1/18/2019 2:09:00 AM Turn 10 Belgae Message I'm back. Thanks all for waiting.

10a_Belgae uploaded. I took a Command to Rally in multiple regions.

Aedui are up for a Pass or Limited Command on card 10 and then card cycle.
110 1/18/2019 2:07:00 AM Turn 9 Belgae Change game turn Game turn changed to Turn 10
109 1/8/2019 5:59:00 AM Turn 9 Arverni Message Hi All,
Have a great vacation Brent. Sorry for the delay. I went away and forgot that it was my turn.
Anyway, I've done a rally. No winter. Over to the Belgae.

Richard
108 1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM Turn 9 Rome Message Have a great vacation Brent! We will resume the game once you are back.
107 1/7/2019 5:57:00 PM Turn 9 Belgae Message I'm now away util the 18th. Able to ACTS but not Vassal. I think we've stalled for the moment anyway (it's that time of year)......hopefully we'll all be back on deck and can pick up in a couple of weeks.
106 1/4/2019 2:04:00 PM Turn 9 Belgae Message Hey Richard.

You might be busy and there's no rush but it also might have slipped through unnoticed that you're up.

I'll probably have one more opportunity to log before going away on Tuesday.

105 12/30/2018 5:26:00 AM Turn 9 Belgae Message 9b_Belgae uploaded.

I've passed so over to Richard and the Arverni for a Limited Command or Pass, and then cycle to the next card......first chance for winter.

I've also done some clean up....replaced the Arverni ally in Pictones, buried the Arverni army in Aedui (and given Vercingetorix his hero's funeral) and revealed the remaining hidden Roman Auxilia there.
104 12/30/2018 4:20:00 AM Turn 9 Arverni Message Hi All,

The mistake was not quite putting enough war bands in with Vercingetorix. I didn't calculate it correctly due to not quite understanding how everything works in this game.


Richard
Richard
103 12/30/2018 3:24:00 AM Turn 9 Rome Message Hi Guys,
I have limited access to internet so lease continue - I will not do any more battle nor will I add special ability.

Brent,
good to hear that Rome can win. It is really difficult (from victory conditions) to clean 16 slots on the board....

Richard,
as written, it was not your mistake but cards coincidence. You played marvelously well, inflicting huge damage.

Now, as for the situation on the map and I will be quite open: my favorite to win is Belgae (not so far from victory now, and we should all be thankful that this Belgae 3-allies region is mainly dispersed).

I would need also to clean some allies but definitely will not go against Aedui. That also gives Aeduil ability to build up to the verge of victory.

So yes, Rome is stronger then ever now. An No, it has minimal chances of victory now... Maybe in a winter or two...

Anyhow, exciting game!
102 12/30/2018 1:19:00 AM Turn 9 Belgae Message It's that time of year, Richard. Sounds like you had a good one :)

Vercingetorix is a big loss but not fatal. As I said, he died in the other game I was playing and the Arverni stayed strong for the remainder of the game and almost won.

I don't think you made a mistake....just got unlucky. A couple of the guys I've played with (Mark M and Baggage in particular) were very frustrated by the fact that they couldn't move and attack at the same time. It makes it very difficult to pin enemies and I think this is right for the period.....ancient logistics were pretty basic and Caesar had a bugger of a time brining his enemies to battle, except when he could trick or corner them (such as at Alesia). There are a few opportunities each game, however, when events or the fall of activation order or diplomacy can give a player two sequential activations before their target which will let them pull off a major victory. I think taking advantage of those moments and timing those big plays is part of the excitement of the game.

But yes, it makes Rome more dangerous for all of us. The thing is that he can't take all of us at the same time..and if he tries by dividing forces, he becomes vulnerable. We also have a couple of handy Capabilities already in the war chest which will help in the fight for Gallic liberation.

Michal, form memory you just need to decide if you want to add a special.....if not I think I'm up. I'll fix the allies in Aedui when I log or you can if you take a special.
101 12/29/2018 5:31:00 PM Turn 9 Arverni Message I think I needed 4-6, so he's gone. :(. Big, beginners mistake. Aedui better join in the fight for independence, Roe will stomp all over us now.

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