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248 7/18/2019 8:57:00 AM 215-214 BC Carthage Message Hey.. I'm there too with the Family starting Saturday. GMing Churchill
247 7/18/2019 7:39:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Message Just a warning that I'm heading to the WBC from the 19th to the 28th, so we'll have to put the game on pause for that week..
246 7/18/2019 12:03:00 AM 215-214 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:
Hannibal/H.Gisgo/5 will attack Fabius/Marcellus/5 at Ariminum. You do have the option to attempt to avoid battle.
245 7/17/2019 6:55:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #61: 1 / Force March (1 rating)
(Both) Move a General whose Strategy Rating is 1 up to six spaces.

Message from Rome:
Activate Varro + 9u in Lilybaeum

1) -> Panormus (pu1, n10)
2) -> Messana
3-4) -> Rhegium
5) -> Bruttium
6) -> Paestum
244 7/16/2019 9:28:00 PM 215-214 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:
PCs
Tarquini
Pisae
Mutina
243 7/16/2019 7:02:00 AM 215-214 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:
Place Roman PCs on the following:
1) Lilybaeum
2) Panormus
242 7/16/2019 7:01:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Message I will lose the following PCs from Rome
1) Mutina
2) Ariminum
241 7/15/2019 10:04:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Message So Fabius stack retreats to Ariminum losing 5CU (now 5CU)
Hannibal loses elephant and 1 more CU and is at Mutina (now 5CU)

To you to remove 2 Roman PC and take your turn.
240 7/15/2019 10:00:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
5


Message from Carthage:
I would have preferred some double envelopment action... but such were my options...
First die casualties (on 5/6 column)
Second die retreat (on 5+ column DRM -2)
239 7/15/2019 2:11:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message Victory to Hannibal in round 5.

Hopefully the damage won't be to bad.
238 7/15/2019 1:24:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Battle card #37 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Carthage:
Attack 5 - as Probe
237 7/15/2019 1:21:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Carthage:
Counter attempt
236 7/15/2019 1:21:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Battle card #17 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
Match 4
235 7/15/2019 12:07:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Battle card #14 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
R4, flank left!
234 7/15/2019 12:07:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Counter attack?
233 7/15/2019 12:06:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Battle card #31 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
Match 3..
232 7/15/2019 9:46:00 AM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Battle card #36 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Carthage:
Attack Round 3 - use as the card says - Probe
231 7/15/2019 9:45:00 AM 215-214 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
counter attempt
230 7/15/2019 9:45:00 AM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Battle card #13 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
Match 2
229 7/15/2019 7:31:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Play Battle card #21 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
R2, Rome attacks on the left flank.
228 7/15/2019 7:30:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Counter-attack?
227 7/15/2019 7:30:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Play Battle card #33 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
R1, Probe Matched..
226 7/14/2019 8:59:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Battle card #38 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Carthage:
I reduced my hand by one for the rampaging elephants... first action card - playing as a Probe (not Hannibal's ability)
225 7/14/2019 8:56:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 4

Carthage: 13 cards
Rome: 15 cards
224 7/14/2019 8:54:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
Attempt Elephant Charge
223 7/14/2019 4:57:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message Nothing for me, this time.. :)
222 7/14/2019 12:06:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Message Just to make sure before I deal... I play no strategy cards. Do you play any? I know Elephant Fright is out.
221 7/13/2019 10:10:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message Heck, no, even though I have Fabius and he's pretty good at running away..

We're here to fight!
220 7/13/2019 9:03:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #19: 1 / Senate Dismisses Proconsul
(Both) If there is a Roman Proconsul on the map other than Scipio Africanus, it is removed and replaced with an unused Roman General. The player playing this card determines the replacement.

Message from Carthage:
Okay... Hannibal's is strong enough to try to get back the initiative... full stack straight into Mutina to attack Fabulous and Marvelous. You have the option to try to avoid battle...

Current Card count pending tactics and strategy cards
Hannibal - 7+4+3=14
Fabius - 10+3+2=15
219 7/13/2019 8:30:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
Activate Varro + 10u, in Agrigentum

1) -> Panormus, d1, n9
2) -> Lilybaeum
218 7/13/2019 5:54:00 PM 215-214 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:
Ah... have the Numidian cavalry with you! That actually worked for me last game.
Add Reinforcement to Hannibal's stack - now
Hannibal, H.Gisgo, 6CU, 1e
217 7/13/2019 3:41:00 PM 215-214 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:
Place Roman PCs on the following:
1) Mutina
2) Agrigentum
216 7/13/2019 3:41:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Return Strategy card to hand #6: 1 / Marharbal's Cavalry

Message from Rome:
Hold, changed my mind..
215 7/13/2019 3:39:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
Place a Roman PC on the following:
1) Mutina
214 7/13/2019 3:34:00 PM 215-214 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:
Successful evasion - and out of MPs... so Carthage Turn. Add two CU to Hannibal
now Hannibal, H.Gisgo, 5CU, 1e
213 7/13/2019 3:31:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Carthage:
Trying to evade (on your 4th MP) to Boii
212 7/13/2019 1:00:00 PM 215-214 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:
Activate Fabius, Marcellus, and 10u in Capua.

1) -> Rome
2) -> Falerii
3) -> Ariminum (intercept?)
4) -> Mutina (battle, evade?)

You may resolve any intercepts or evasions, or start the battle..
211 7/12/2019 11:52:00 AM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #48: 1 / Allied Auxiliaries (Campania)
(Rome) Place two Roman CUs with any General in Italy if CAMPANIA is Roman controlled.

Message from Carthage:
Acknowledged on the map - Marcellus being in Capua - I forgot to include the interception. I've had network problems returning from vacation. I'll make the first move. Hannibal's entire stack (H.Gisgo 3CU 1e) to Mutina
210 7/12/2019 11:39:00 AM 215-214 BC Carthage Draw Strategy cards 8 cards drawn.

209 7/8/2019 8:00:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Message Rome is not campaigning, who goes first?
208 7/8/2019 7:58:00 AM 215-214 BC Rome Draw Strategy cards 8 cards drawn.

207 7/8/2019 7:58:00 AM 216 BC Rome End Turn
206 7/8/2019 7:58:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Fabius and Varro are elected..

Fabius must go to Capua.
Varro goes to Agrigentum.
205 7/8/2019 7:56:00 AM 216 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 8-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
First Consul.

1= P.Scipio
2= Longus
3= Flaminius
4= Fabius
5=Marcellus *PC reroll
6=Nero
7=Varro *1C reroll
8=Paulus
204 7/8/2019 7:56:00 AM 216 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 8-sided die x 1

7


Message from Rome:
First Consul.

1= P.Scipio
2= Longus
3= Flaminius
4= Fabius
5=Marcellus *PC reroll
6=Nero
7=Varro
8=Paulus
203 7/8/2019 7:54:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Rome will build 3u in Capua with Marcellus (still pro-consol).

Rome will build 2u in Agrigentum, now 10u (which awaits new consuls).
202 7/8/2019 7:49:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Sorry, was away for 4th of July weekend..

Confirmed 11-7. No winter check on Beneventum, because my army is in Capua, where we fought the big battle.

I'll remove the following 4 PCs..
1) Narbo
2) Druentia
3) Agrigentum
4) Tarquinii
201 7/3/2019 10:14:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message For Isolation - Carthage loses Pisae
You have an winter attrition roll at Beneventum
And Victory Check, I see 11-7 in favor Carthage, so 4 Roman PC loss

For my Reinforcements
Add 1CU to Hannibal's stack (now 3CU,1e,H Gisgo)
Add 1CU to Hanno (now 7CU)
Add 1CU to Hasdrubal (now 8CU)


200 7/3/2019 10:05:00 PM 216 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:
For my last card of Turn 3 - hmm... I was going to flip Cosa, but since you did not flip Beneventum, I'll grab Apulia (albeit for only the rest of Turn 2) by flipping Apri.
199 7/3/2019 9:49:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message For the battle loss... remove Carthage PCs from
Salmantica
Vescera
198 7/3/2019 9:47:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message Wow... now I know what the Wilderness is... no cell or internet connectivity. I was not expecting that as my previous lodge promised Internet connectivity... but they lied....
197 6/27/2019 9:32:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Message You are correct - terrible oversight... traveling now, will remove the PCs with my last move (and you can change your placement of the last 3 PC if you desire
196 6/27/2019 7:06:00 AM 216 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:
Place Roman PCs on the following:
1) Agrigentum
2) Narbo
3) Druentia
195 6/27/2019 7:04:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Because of the defeat, you need to loose 2 PCs somewhere on the map as well... :)
194 6/26/2019 10:47:00 PM 216 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:
H Gisco/1 joins Hannibal at Terventum (now Hannibal, H Gisco, 2CU, 1e
193 6/26/2019 10:40:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message Battle casualties 2 each
Marcellus now has 7CU
Retreat casualties 2
Hannibal now has 1CU,1e - retreats to Terventum

192 6/26/2019 10:35:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
1


Message from Carthage:
The indignity of being defeated with the ally taken. I had 3 DE and thought you might have only 1 DE.

First die Battle casualties for both
Second die Retreat casualties
191 6/25/2019 3:45:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #45 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Rome:
Round 8, I will commit the reserves for an all out Frontal Assaults!
190 6/25/2019 1:12:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message I was rolling like this with Hannibal last game (but was very fortunate with events and fortunate retreat rolls)
189 6/25/2019 1:10:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Carthage:
Counter
188 6/25/2019 1:10:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #46 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Carthage:
Match
187 6/25/2019 11:27:00 AM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #6 Frontal Assault

Message from Rome:
Round 7, the frontal assaults will continue!
186 6/25/2019 9:46:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Carthage:
Counter attempt
185 6/25/2019 9:46:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #12 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
Match
184 6/23/2019 6:44:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #9 Frontal Assault

Message from Rome:
Round 6, more frontal assaults!
183 6/23/2019 6:43:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #41 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
Matched..
182 6/23/2019 4:37:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #39 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
Lets see if this gets out double-crossing ally!
181 6/23/2019 4:36:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
Try to counter
180 6/23/2019 4:36:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #7 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
Match
179 6/23/2019 12:40:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #8 Frontal Assault

Message from Rome:
Roman tactics are not known for their imagination..

Frontal assaults will continue!
178 6/23/2019 11:15:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Carthage:
Counter
177 6/23/2019 11:10:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #5 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
Yeah... you could not have stolen a better card
176 6/23/2019 10:21:00 AM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #10 Frontal Assault

Message from Rome:
Having probed and secured some defectors, the Romans lead off with their traditional Frontal Assault!
175 6/23/2019 10:20:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message That's a good one!
174 6/23/2019 12:57:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Give random Battle card to Rome #45: Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Carthage:
For Allies Deserts
173 6/22/2019 9:47:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #59: 1 / Ally Deserts
(Both) Draw one BC from your opponent's hand and add it to your own.

Message from Rome:
Lets play this BC right now, give me a random BC from your hand...
172 6/22/2019 9:47:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #43 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
Your DE attempt is denied!
171 6/21/2019 11:12:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #44 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
And Hannibal boldly goes for the throat...
170 6/21/2019 11:11:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
Counter
169 6/21/2019 11:11:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #34 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Carthage:
Match
168 6/21/2019 11:00:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #35 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
Marcellus will cautiously probe Hannibal's position..
167 6/21/2019 4:20:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message You may start - no extra elephant effect
166 6/21/2019 4:20:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 3

Carthage: 13 cards
Rome: 14 cards
165 6/21/2019 4:18:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
No card... Will try to deploy elephants... I know you don't have Elephant Fright
164 6/21/2019 8:17:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Not at this point, you?
163 6/19/2019 11:53:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Message Marcellus - 9+3+2=14
Hannibal -6+4+2+1=13

Any cards you are going to play?
162 6/19/2019 11:50:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
Intercept at Capua... success on 3 or lower
161 6/19/2019 7:48:00 AM 216 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #40: 3 / Minor Campaign
(Both) MOVE ANY TWO GENERALS. Each General can move up to four spaces with 10 combat units.

Message from Rome:
1st move:
Activate P.Scipio + 8u in Carales
Sails -> Agrigentum

2nd move:
Activate Marcellus + 9u in Ariminum
1) -> Falerii
2) -> Rome
3) -> Capua
4) -> Beneventum

Intercept? evade? fight?

Over to you to resolve..


4) -> B
160 6/18/2019 10:51:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #45: 2 / Allied Auxiliaries (Etruria)
(Rome) Place two Roman CUs with any General in Italy if ETRURIA is Roman controlled.

Message from Carthage:
Flip Beneventum
Place Verona
159 6/17/2019 8:13:00 AM 216 BC Rome 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 Rome:
Place Roman PC on the following:
1) Ariminum
158 6/15/2019 11:00:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #58: 1 / Cato Counsels Rome
(Carthage) Roman CUs are prohibited from moving to Africa until the Strategy Deck is reshuffled. This does not affect Roman CUs already there.

Message from Carthage:
Hannibal's force 4CU 2e to Beneventum
157 6/14/2019 7:52:00 AM 216 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #49: 1 / Opposing Fleet Breaks Siege
(Both) Remove all accrued siege points at any one port

Message from Rome:
Place Roman PC on the following:
1) Carales
156 6/14/2019 12:40:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #55: 3 / Messenger Intercepted
(Both) Draw one Strategy Card from your opponent's hand and add it to your own.

Message from Carthage:
PCs
Pisae
Mutina
Cannae
155 6/14/2019 12:10:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Message And no more chasing possible - H Gisco/1 at Mutina
Marcellus/9 at Ariminum
154 6/14/2019 12:07:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
Sigh... I have not yet begun to run
153 6/13/2019 8:51:00 PM 216 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
The pursuit continues
152 6/13/2019 6:52:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message You have 1 more movement point if you can roll 3 or less
151 6/13/2019 9:25:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Message At Ariminum
150 6/13/2019 9:25:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
Brave Sir Robin... going north
149 6/13/2019 7:29:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Back to Gisgo.

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