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Entry # Time Turn Player Title Entry
235 6/17/2019 4:12:00 PM Master ID = 24704 Game Deleted
234 6/14/2019 6:08:00 AM 1628-1629 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Catholic:
Siege roll
233 6/14/2019 6:08:00 AM 1628-1629 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / New Leaders
Charles of Loraine, Gallas. Place with any Imperial units.

Message from Catholic:
Activate Tilly for Leipzig siege
232 6/13/2019 4:01:00 PM 1628-1629 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 2 / Gregory XV Becomes Pope
Playable only if Paul V is Pope. Death of Paul V. No Papal Aid to Catholic player this turn. Papal Aid resumes next turn, until Urban VIII Becomes Pope event (P-15).

Message from Protestant:
Activate Mansfeld & Co move to Bremen establish Siege and leave 2 Pillage at Hamburg
231 6/12/2019 5:03:00 PM 1628-1629 Catholic Play Strategy card as Event #4: 2 / Spinola Besieges Breda
Spinola Recalled to Netherlands card must have been played previously. Must be first Catholic card play of turn if played as Event. +1 to Dutch War Track. If no Protestant army enters United Provinces this turn, +1 to Dutch War Track at end of turn.

Message from Catholic:
Playing as event, +1 to Dutch War track
230 6/12/2019 4:22:00 PM 1628-1629 Protestant Play Strategy card as Foreign Aid #6: 3 / England Intervenes
Deploy English Veteran unit in any Protestant-controlled city in Lower Palatinate.

Message from Protestant:
Coffers filled again - 15 Aid Points
229 6/12/2019 4:21:00 PM 1628-1629 Protestant Message 2 Pillage to remove - from Weismar and Lubek
228 6/12/2019 4:20:00 PM 1628-1629 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Protestant:
Prot Pillage recovery
227 6/12/2019 4:20:00 PM 1628-1629 Protestant Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
226 6/11/2019 4:29:00 PM 1628-1629 Catholic Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
225 6/11/2019 4:27:00 PM 1628-1629 Catholic Message 7 / 2 = 4
Prague: 1 > 0
Dresden: 2 > 1
Torgau: 1 > 0
Leipzig: 2 > 1
224 6/11/2019 4:24:00 PM 1628-1629 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Catholic:
Pillage recovery DR
223 6/11/2019 4:23:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic End Turn
222 6/11/2019 4:22:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Siege failed, continuing siege applied
221 6/11/2019 4:21:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Catholic:
Roll for a siege of Leipzig
220 6/11/2019 4:21:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Pillage 1 placed
219 6/11/2019 4:21:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Catholic:
Prague @ +1 (for 4+ Units)
218 6/11/2019 4:20:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 7 > 9, pillage 2 (1 converted to step loss) & 1 step loss - full strength Merc removed
217 6/11/2019 4:19:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Catholic:

216 6/11/2019 4:18:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Tilly @ +2 (+1 for 4+ Units, +1 for Mercs; +1 for Pillage-1, -1 for Dynamic)
215 6/11/2019 4:17:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 1 > 4, pillage 1 converted to step loss; Pappenheim to Ingolstadt
214 6/11/2019 4:16:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Catholic:
Roll for Breisach @+3 (+1 Merc, +2 Pillage-2)
213 6/11/2019 4:15:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Wallenstein in Vienna - locally paid
Prague - unpaid
Leipzig - unpaid
Breisach - unpaid
Spanish - paid
212 6/11/2019 4:13:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message As all your troops are paid, I'll do my payments and move to next turn
211 6/11/2019 4:12:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Change Victory Points +3: from 24 to 27
210 6/11/2019 4:12:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / New Leaders
Charles of Loraine, Gallas. Place with any Imperial units.

Message from Catholic:
Activate Tilly & whole army: > Leipzig > Torgau & flip (3 MP) > Dresden & flip (5 MP) > Leipzig (6 MP), establish siege.
Pillage: Torgau (1) & Dresden (1 > 2).
Saxony flips to Catholic for +3 VP & elector flip
209 6/10/2019 5:02:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Message Another Free Activation to shuffle a unit forward and back.
208 6/9/2019 5:47:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Change Victory Points +5: from 19 to 24
207 6/9/2019 5:45:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Event #6: 2 / Edict of Restitution
Frederick of Palatine Deposed as Elector event must have been played previously. +5 VPs

Message from Catholic:
Played as Event, +5 VP
206 6/9/2019 8:49:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Message Free Activation to move 1 unit one space and back again :-)
205 6/8/2019 4:57:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Event #9: 2 / New Leader
Spinola Recalled to Netherlands card must have been played previously. Deploy Cordoba and 3 Spanish Veteran units in Spanish Netherlands.

Message from Catholic:
Cordoba and 3 Spanish Vets in Brussels
204 6/8/2019 4:30:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Change Victory Points -1: from 20 to 19
203 6/8/2019 4:30:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Message Success - Hamburg falls to Prot (-1 VP)
202 6/8/2019 4:29:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Protestant:
Siege Roll at +1
201 6/8/2019 4:28:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #1: 3 / Val Telline Passes Closed
Val Telline Passes must be Open to play this event. Duke of Savoy closes Val Telline passes. No Spanish Aid to Catholic player until Val Telline Passes Open Card is played.

Message from Protestant:
Activate Mansfeld for further Siege attempt
200 6/6/2019 6:54:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Event #11: 3 / Spinola Recalled to Netherlands
Remove Spinola (if Spinola has died in battle, select any Spanish leader) and 3 Spanish units to the United Provinces. Allows Spinola Besieges Bergen and Spinola Besieges Breda cards to be played.

Message from Catholic:
Cordoba, 2 reduced and 1 full strength Spa Vet to Netherlands
199 6/6/2019 4:05:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Message Failed place +1 Siege marker
198 6/6/2019 4:04:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Protestant:
Siege roll
197 6/6/2019 4:04:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 2 / Gregory XV Becomes Pope
Playable only if Paul V is Pope. Death of Paul V. No Papal Aid to Catholic player this turn. Papal Aid resumes next turn, until Urban VIII Becomes Pope event (P-15).

Message from Protestant:
Activate Mansfeld to conduct Siege at Hamburg
196 6/5/2019 5:10:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Event #7: 3 / New Leaders
Deploy Wallenstein and Piccolimini with any Imperial units.

Message from Catholic:
Both placed in Vienna
195 6/5/2019 8:40:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Change Victory Points -2: from 22 to 20
194 6/5/2019 8:40:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #6: 3 / England Intervenes
Deploy English Veteran unit in any Protestant-controlled city in Lower Palatinate.

Message from Protestant:
Activate Mansfeld and army.
Move to Weismar (1MP) - Rostock and convert (3MP) this converts Mecklenburg to Prot control -2VP. Then back to Weismar (5MP) - Hamburg (6MP) Siege established. 1 Pillage at Wismar & Rostock
193 6/4/2019 5:04:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Think the game turn was wrong so I've switched it back to Turn 4 :)
192 6/4/2019 5:04:00 PM 1628-1629 Catholic Change game turn Game turn changed to 1626-1627
191 6/4/2019 5:00:00 PM 1628-1629 Catholic Play Strategy card as Event #12: 1 / Frederick of Palatine Deposed as Elector
Catholic player must control Lower Palatine. Transfer Electorate marker from Palatine to Bavaria. Bavaria is an electorate for the rest of the game.

Message from Catholic:
190 6/4/2019 4:54:00 PM 1628-1629 Catholic Draw Strategy cards
189 6/4/2019 4:33:00 PM 1628-1629 Protestant Play Strategy card as Foreign Aid #15: 3 / Urban VIII Becomes Pope
Playable only if Gregory XV is Pope. Death of Gregory XV. End Papal Aid to Catholic Player.

Message from Protestant:
Foreign Aid
188 6/4/2019 4:32:00 PM 1628-1629 Protestant Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
187 6/4/2019 4:32:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant End Turn
186 6/4/2019 4:32:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Message 1 Pillage from Kiel
185 6/4/2019 4:31:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Protestant:
Pillage Roll
184 6/3/2019 5:42:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 8 / 2 = 4, removing as follows:
Jankov: 2 -> 1
Budweis: 1 -> 0
Pressburg: 2 -> 1
Rottweil: 1 -> 0
183 6/3/2019 5:39:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Catholic:
Starting turn 4 I'll roll for my pillage removal and remove mine - over to you for your removal and first card play.
182 6/3/2019 5:11:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Change Victory Points +3: from 19 to 22
181 6/3/2019 5:09:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Prague falls to the Catholics.
180 6/3/2019 5:09:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Catholic:
Now rolling for a siege of Prague, no DRMs
179 6/3/2019 5:08:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 4+2 - 6, pillage increased, last step removed. Checked the rules, checked and as per living rules 15.225 leader is not removed but placed in any friendly city - I've placed him with Tilly.
178 6/3/2019 5:06:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Catholic:
Saxon units, +2 DRM for Pillage 2 present
177 6/3/2019 5:05:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 5+2 (+1 for mercs, +1 for Pillage 1) = 7 - Pillage increased to 2, 1 merc step removed.
176 6/3/2019 5:04:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Catholic:
Roll for Pappenheim
175 6/3/2019 5:04:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Phew, paid.
174 6/3/2019 5:03:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Catholic:
Attrition roll for army besieging Prague
(-1 for Vets, +1 for 4 units)
173 6/3/2019 5:01:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message My units:
-Spanish units in Spanish Netherlands - paid
-Imperial units in Austria - paid
-Tilly - whole army paid (-12 aid)
-Imperial units in Prague - 2 mercs paid (-4 remaining aid) - 3 vets and 1 merc unpaid
-Saxon units - unpaid
-Pappenheim & 2 Bavarian Mercs - nnpaid
172 6/3/2019 4:55:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message I'll do the payment phase as well, as all your units are paid.
171 6/3/2019 4:54:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #1: 3 / Val Telline Passes Open
Val Telline Passes must be Closed to play this card. Spanish Aid to Catholic player resumes.

Message from Catholic:
Play to activate Imperial leaders & their army. Move to Pilsen & control (2 MP) > Prague (3 MP) > Jankov & control (5 MP) > Prague (6 MP). 2 Pillage in Jankov, Siege of Prague.

Control of Bohemia switches to Catholics, +3 VP (19 -> 22)
170 6/3/2019 6:46:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Change Victory Points -2: from 21 to 19
169 6/3/2019 6:46:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Message No Prot cards left. So use free activation to move one unit from Kubeck to Kiel and back again :-)

168 6/1/2019 5:17:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #2: 2 / England Withdraws Troops
Remove English Veteran unit from the game. English Aid continues.

Message from Catholic:
Play to activate Spinola: he moves to Mannheim (1 MP) > Oppenheim (2 MP) > Mainz (3 MP) > Aachen (4 MP) > Brussels (5 MP). 1 Pillage in Oppenheim
167 5/30/2019 4:41:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #15: 3 / Urban VIII Becomes Pope
Playable only if Gregory XV is Pope. Death of Gregory XV. End Papal Aid to Catholic Player.

Message from Protestant:
Scratch last will leave Christian as is. Activate Mansfeld who moves to DResden (1MP) picking up CHristain and force - then Torgau (2MP) - Magdeburg (3MP) - Werben (4MP) - Wismar (5mp) - Lubeck (6MP).
1 Pillage at Dresden and Werben.
166 5/30/2019 4:30:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Message Indeed I have not taken losses (corrected in Vassal file) and will therefore amend last move to put Christain in Leipzig (hopefully safety in remaining numbers ??)
165 5/29/2019 4:21:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Foreign Aid #22: 3 / Electoral Meeting
If Catholic player controls at least 4, but not all Electors, +1 VP. If all Electors, +3 VPs.

Message from Catholic:
164 5/29/2019 9:39:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #1: 3 / Val Telline Passes Closed
Val Telline Passes must be Open to play this event. Duke of Savoy closes Val Telline passes. No Spanish Aid to Catholic player until Val Telline Passes Open Card is played.

Message from Protestant:
Acivate Christian who moves to Dresden leaving 1 Pillage at Gorlitz
163 5/28/2019 6:52:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message All survived. As both have dynamic leaders you win, I retreat. I took my own losses, feel free to take yours and then take your turn.
162 5/28/2019 6:51:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Catholic:
Survival roll for Mansfeld
161 5/28/2019 6:50:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Catholic:
Survival roll for Aldringer
160 5/28/2019 6:50:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Catholic:
Survival Roll for Tilly
159 5/28/2019 6:50:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 9+2 = 11, 10 losses to me
158 5/28/2019 6:46:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Catholic:
Prot Combat roll, 11-14 column, +2 DRM (+1 Mansfeld, +1 Prot CC)
157 5/28/2019 6:45:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 5+1 = 6, 10 losses to you
156 5/28/2019 6:44:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Catholic:
My combat roll, FP 20+, +1 net DRM (+2 Tilly, -1 Prot CC)
155 5/28/2019 6:29:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Message I play two Combat Cards for -1 to your roll and +1 to my roll. Go ahead and conduct combat as you are aggressor :-)
154 5/28/2019 6:28:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Combat #12: 1 / Surprise Attack
+1 to Protestant combat die roll.

Message from Protestant:
CC
153 5/28/2019 6:28:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Combat #13: 1 / Command Rivalry
Catholic army must contain at least 2 leaders. -1 to Catholic combat die-roll.

Message from Protestant:
CC
152 5/28/2019 6:01:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #13: 1 / Discretion Over Valor
If Catholic VP total is higher than 21, remove Anhalt permanently from the game.

Message from Catholic:
Play to activate Tilly
Dropped off Holk @ Ingolstadt > Nurnberg (1 MP) > Bamberg (2 MP) > Lutzen & Overrun (21 : 5 CF; 4 MP) > Leipzig (5 MP): Battle vs Mansfeld
2 Pillage - 1 in Bamberg (increased to 2) and 1 in Nurnberg
151 5/28/2019 3:57:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Foreign Aid #8: 1 / Ottoman Turks Raid Imperial Border
Imperial units in Austria are not automatically paid this turn.

Message from Protestant:
Play for Foreign so adding 4
150 5/27/2019 3:43:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Also a 2-step militia
149 5/27/2019 3:42:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Catholic:
Now Gallas
148 5/27/2019 3:42:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message 2 step merc for Tilly
147 5/27/2019 3:41:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Catholic:
Tilly, +1 DRM
146 5/27/2019 3:41:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Recruitment #4: 2 / Spinola Besieges Breda
Spinola Recalled to Netherlands card must have been played previously. Must be first Catholic card play of turn if played as Event. +1 to Dutch War Track. If no Protestant army enters United Provinces this turn, +1 to Dutch War Track at end of turn.

Message from Catholic:
Recruiting once more:
1) Tilly recruits Bav mercs
2) Gallas recruits Imperial militia
145 5/27/2019 7:42:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #6: 3 / England Intervenes
Deploy English Veteran unit in any Protestant-controlled city in Lower Palatinate.

Message from Protestant:
Activate Christian
Moves to Olmutz and converts (2MP) then to Brunn and converts (4MP) then back to Friedland (6MP)
1 Pillage at Olmutz.
Moravia becomes Prot for -2 VP
144 5/26/2019 11:42:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Fortress surrender - over to you
143 5/26/2019 11:41:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Catholic:
Siege of Breisach @ no DRM (-2 Fortress, +2 siege value)
142 5/26/2019 11:40:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 2 / Spinola Besieges Bergen
Spinola Recalled to Netherlands card must have been played previously. Must be first Catholic card play of turn if played as Event. +1 to Dutch War Track. If no Protestant army enters United Provinces this turn, +1 to Dutch War Track at end of turn.

Message from Catholic:
Activate Pappenheim - roll to siege Breisach (only)
141 5/25/2019 8:19:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
140 5/25/2019 6:18:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Foreign Aid #10: 1 / Swedish Aid
Sweden give money to Protestants. Protestant player receives 6 additional Aid Points this turn.

Message from Protestant:
Coins from Gustavas again
139 5/25/2019 6:17:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Message New turn cards dealt and VP adjusted to +21 ?
Will take first Action
138 5/25/2019 6:15:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
137 5/25/2019 6:15:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Message Pillage down 1 at Leipzig
136 5/25/2019 6:14:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Change Victory Points +2: from 19 to 21

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