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389 5/13/2019 8:55:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Carthage:
Hannibal ca after r4
388 5/13/2019 8:54:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #4 Frontal Assault

Message from Carthage:
Match r4
387 5/13/2019 8:51:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #9 Frontal Assault

Message from Rome:
rd 4.
386 5/13/2019 8:51:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message oh man, why didn't you do this in the last battle when Marcellus had 4 Left!
385 5/13/2019 8:14:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Message Missed again!
384 5/13/2019 8:14:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Carthage:
Hannibal ca after r3
383 5/13/2019 8:13:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #26 Flank Right

Message from Carthage:
Match r3.

It was the same place where your 5 or 6 reatreat roll was!
382 5/13/2019 8:09:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #27 Flank Right

Message from Rome:
rd 3.
381 5/13/2019 8:09:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message damn, where was this roll when fighting Marcellus?

380 5/13/2019 5:34:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Carthage:
Hannibal ca after r2
379 5/13/2019 5:33:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #35 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Carthage:
Match r2
378 5/13/2019 5:18:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #38 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
rd 2.
377 5/13/2019 5:18:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #39 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
match.
376 5/13/2019 5:41:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #44 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
Let's see if Varro will succumb easier than Marcellus.
r1
375 5/13/2019 5:38:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 9

Carthage: 14 cards
Rome: 5 cards
374 5/13/2019 5:38:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Message Battle cards:
Carthage 9 CUs +4 Hannibal +1 allies = 14
Rome 5 CUs +1 Varro +2 allies -1 avoid battle -2 elephant charge = 5
373 5/13/2019 5:30:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Carthage:
Varro in command.
Elephant charge roll
372 5/13/2019 5:30:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Carthage:
Change of command roll:
1-3 Nero
4-6 Varro
371 5/13/2019 12:53:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Message you can do the battle cards...
370 5/13/2019 12:52:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
Nero will avoid.
369 5/12/2019 5:58:00 PM 213-212 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:
Activate Hannibal.
Leave 1 CU in Firmum Picenum.
1) Hannibal n7/2e to Ariminum
2) to Falerii to attack Varro
Over to you to react. I will conduct elephant charge if we fight.
368 5/12/2019 5:37:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message 2nd move,
Marcellus and 10 cu,
1. drop 1 in Beneventum
2. pick up 1 in Cannae
3-4. back to Terventum, n10.

367 5/12/2019 5:32:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message Nero and co will back up to Falerii.
366 5/12/2019 7:23:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Message Success.
Hannibal n8/2e in Firmum Picenum.
Back to you if you wish to avoid.
I will charge the elephants - if we have a battle you can roll for the charge and then deal.
365 5/12/2019 7:22:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Carthage:
Hannibal will attempt interception to Firmum Picenum
364 5/12/2019 7:12:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Message Well that's the second time in a row that Hannibal has won a battle on a DE and you've rolled a "1" for retreat too!
I had five FRs and five DEs - decided to go for the big victory. Success, but Marcellus losing 3 is almost useless since he has three more in reserve!
363 5/12/2019 1:26:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome 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 Rome:
1st move;
Nero, w/ Varro, 5 cu,
1-2. overrun cu in Ariminum
3. to Falerii
4. to Firmum

reaction?
362 5/12/2019 1:13:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Message correction,
remove pc in Nemausus, not in Firmum.
361 5/12/2019 1:07:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Message Marcellus loses 3 cu, retreat back to Terventum, n10.

remove pc in Firmum.
360 5/12/2019 12:54:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Message damn, still no attrition loss on Hannibal after 3 battles... never seen this before... he's living large on borrowed time.
359 5/12/2019 12:53:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Rome:
5 rds of combat.
358 5/12/2019 12:52:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Rome:
no more DE.

retreat roll.
357 5/12/2019 12:51:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Message oh man, drew your Reserve out...
if only you have missed your counter roll...
so close.
356 5/11/2019 9:14:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #39 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
r5
355 5/11/2019 9:14:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
Hannibal ca after r4
354 5/11/2019 9:14:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #47 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Carthage:
Match r4
353 5/11/2019 8:21:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #20 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
rd 4
352 5/11/2019 8:21:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #48 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Rome:
match.
351 5/11/2019 7:48:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #40 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
r3
350 5/11/2019 7:47:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
Hannibal ca after r2
349 5/11/2019 7:47:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #16 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
Match r2
348 5/11/2019 1:35:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #17 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
since you didn't use Left...
347 5/11/2019 1:34:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Play Battle card #42 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
match.
346 5/10/2019 9:18:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Battle card #41 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
r1
Then over to Marcellus.
345 5/10/2019 9:16:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 8

Carthage: 14 cards
Rome: 16 cards
344 5/10/2019 9:16:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Message Marcellus knows his elephants - no effect.
Cards:
Carthage 9 CUs + 4 Hannibal +1 allies = 14
Rome 10 CUs + 3 Marcellus +2 allies +1 intercept = 16
343 5/10/2019 9:03:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
Roll for the obligatory elephant charge.
342 5/10/2019 8:43:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message Marcellus and 10 cu in to Sena...
if battle, please deal.

341 5/10/2019 8:42:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Marcellus will intercept.
340 5/10/2019 4:54:00 PM 213-212 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:
Activate Hannibal. Leave 1 CU in Ariminum.
1) Hannibal n7/2e to Mutina. Pickup 1 CU n8/2e
2) to Ariminum
3) to Firmum Picenum. Drop 1 CU.
4) Hannibal n7/2e to Sena.
Reaction?
339 5/10/2019 4:48:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Message Haven't made a reservation yet, but probably will this weekend. Just checked and there are still a few rooms left.
338 5/9/2019 11:14:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message btw, did you find a room at WBC this year?
can't remember if it's you or someone else asking about my condo... but it's full right now.
337 5/9/2019 11:05:00 PM 213-212 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:
place 2 cu with Marcellus, n13.
336 5/9/2019 11:05:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message >... we didn't finish the rematch and you won the coin flip.

oh, I don't remember at this point... so many games played at WBC...
335 5/9/2019 10:14:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #44: 2 / Allied Auxiliaries (Apulia)
(Rome) Place two Roman CUs with any General in Italy if APULIA is Roman controlled.

Message from Carthage:
Activate Mago in Dertosa.
1) Mago, Hasdrubal and 10 CUs to Saguntum. Drop Hasdrubal and 4 CUs.
2) Mago n6 to Segobriga. Drop 1 CU.
3) Mago n5 to Laminium.
4) to New Carthage, Mago n6 in New Carthage.
334 5/9/2019 10:03:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Message I sure hope you realize I really did forget about shuffling in the cards, and they were sitting there for you to see as well! You made out anyway - we didn't finish the rematch and you won the coin flip.
I didn't realize you were shifting between computers - let me know whenever you want a file.
333 5/9/2019 8:03:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome 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 Rome:
pc in Croton, Nemansus
332 5/9/2019 8:00:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Discard random Strategy card Operations - 1 / Senate Dismisses Proconsul

Message from Rome:
Macedon discard.
331 5/9/2019 7:58:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message yes, probably should have done a recap at end of turn or you can send me a snapshot of your board.

you and I seem to have a history of "uneven" games... I still remember that Wash War semi-final where you "conveniently" forgot to shuffle in the DOI and Steuben cards. :-)
330 5/9/2019 5:29:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage 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 Carthage:
Playing as event - ops on ACTS to keep card in deck.
Over to you to discard and continue.
329 5/9/2019 5:28:00 AM 213-212 BC Carthage Message I still only had 2 provinces in Italy - Gallia Cisalpina and Lucania. Only have 2 PCs in Apulia.
Do you want to start swapping VASSAL files? I want it to be a legit game!
328 5/9/2019 4:46:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #25: 2 / Capua Sides with Carthage
(Carthage) If the Carthage controls 3 or more Italian provinces Capua is converted to Carthaginian control and all Roman CUs inside are eliminated.

Message from Rome:
leave 1 cu behind,
Marcellus and 10 cu,
1. drop 1 cu in Croton
2. pick up 1 cu in Heraclea
3-4. end move in Terventum, n11
327 5/9/2019 3:57:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Message the problem with pbem games when traveling...
always seems to bite me later... :-((
326 5/9/2019 3:52:00 AM 213-212 BC Rome Message ahh, I see... my fault again... in transcribing my map from one computer to another when I was traveling, I did not have Beneventum as Carthage, which is why I moved the way I did.

if I had known about Beneventum, then I would have dropped off a cu in Beneventum ... then used my last card to flip it instead of placing one in Neumausus... I would never allow you to get 3 provinces.
325 5/8/2019 9:53:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Message You may go first, but please confirm about Apri. I have five PCs over an arc from Apri to Croton (counting the tribe), and you have the rest in southern Italy.
324 5/8/2019 9:50:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Draw Strategy cards 8 cards drawn.

323 5/8/2019 9:49:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Message Reinforcements:
+1 Carthage n8
+1 New Carthage n1
+1 Dertosa n10
+1 Ariminum n8/2e
Gisgo to Agrigentum
322 5/8/2019 9:41:00 PM 213-212 BC Carthage Message On my VASSAL map there is a connection from Apri to Beneventum to Paestium to Bruttium, correct? So no isolation.
321 5/8/2019 9:13:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Message no campaign.
320 5/8/2019 9:08:00 PM 213-212 BC Rome Draw Strategy cards 8 cards drawn.

319 5/8/2019 9:08:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome End Turn
318 5/8/2019 9:06:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message we do have new Consuls now...
Nero and Varro in Rome.
317 5/8/2019 9:00:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
2nd Consul:
1= Scipio
2= Longus
3= Flaminus
4= Fabius
5= Nero
6= Paulus
316 5/8/2019 8:58:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 7-sided die x 1

6


Message from Rome:
1st Consul:
1= Scipio
2= Longus
3= Flaminus
4= Fabius
5= Nero
6= Varro
7= Paulus
315 5/8/2019 8:58:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message Place 5 cu in Rome.
Marcellus is proconsul.
314 5/8/2019 8:56:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message province count is 9 Car vs 8 Rome...
remove 1 pc in Nemausus.
313 5/8/2019 8:55:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message there is isolated PC in Arpi.
312 5/8/2019 6:09:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Message No attrition.
Remove isolated Roman PC in Taurini.
Then over to you to remove 1 more PC.
311 5/8/2019 6:05:00 PM 215-214 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:
This is just like battle cards - match round 8!
Flip PC in Paestium to Carthage.
310 5/8/2019 5:34:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
pc in Terventum, Nemausus.
309 5/8/2019 2:40:00 AM 215-214 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:
CU and PC in Agrigentum.
308 5/7/2019 10:16:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #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 Rome:
event.
307 5/7/2019 5:19:00 PM 215-214 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:
Flip PCs in Mutina and Ariminum.
Place PC in Thamugadi.
306 5/6/2019 10:10:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #47: 3 / Allied Auxiliaries (Lucania)
(Rome) Place two Roman CUs with any General in Italy if LUCANIA is Roman controlled.

Message from Rome:
2 cu with Marcellus, n11.
305 5/6/2019 9:44:00 PM 215-214 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:
Everyone stays loyal!
Activate Hannibal.
1) Hannibal 7/2e to Boii. Pickup 1 CU n8/2e.
2) to Mutina. Drop 1 CU n7/2e.
3) to Ariminum. End there.
304 5/6/2019 9:44:00 PM 215-214 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:
Everyone stays loyal!
Activate Hannibal.
1) Hannibal 7/2e to Boii. Pickup 1 CU n8/2e.
2) to Mutina. Drop 1 CU n7/2e.
3) to Ariminum. End there.
303 5/6/2019 9:39:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
Nice - the Carthaginians casually put up a few crosses to discourage defections and it was most effective.
Roll for only possible defection for 1 CU in Boii.
302 5/6/2019 9:37:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
1


Message from Carthage:
Roll for exemptions from desertion:
1st: Hannibal in Verona
2nd: Hasdrubal in Dertosa
Hanno automatically exempt in Carthage.
301 5/6/2019 8:10:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #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 Rome:
time for mass defection....
roll high!
300 5/6/2019 7:21:00 PM 215-214 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:
+2 CUs in Dertosa n9.
299 5/6/2019 4:01:00 PM 215-214 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:
pc in Cannae, Heraclea
298 5/6/2019 6:05:00 AM 215-214 BC Carthage 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 Carthage:
Flip PC in Boii.
Place PCs in Verona and Iberus.
297 5/5/2019 9:50:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message 2nd move;
Marcellus and 10,
drop 1 in Cannae,
end move in Heraclea [9].
296 5/5/2019 9:23:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Message Gisgo displaced.
Rome takes a hit too.

Flam w/ n1 left.

295 5/5/2019 9:22:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
5 rds of combat.
294 5/5/2019 9:21:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
retreat roll, -2.
293 5/5/2019 9:21:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Battle card #32 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
that's too funny!
rd 5.
292 5/5/2019 9:03:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Play Battle card #39 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Carthage:
Not the last round!
Match r4
I will choose not to take the initiative, so you should win on round five.
291 5/5/2019 8:40:00 PM 215-214 BC Rome Play Battle card #41 Double Envelopment (modify retreat by +2, lose initiative)

Message from Rome:
amazing... must be beginner's luck you have...

last rd!
290 5/5/2019 8:28:00 PM 215-214 BC Carthage Message Chances are decent that I won't be able to match the next one :)

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