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1078 10/17/2019 12:56:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message French play coming up in a couple hours
1077 10/17/2019 12:56:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message 2 DU in Copenhagen

1076 10/17/2019 12:55:00 PM 1809-1810 France Denmark: Play random Strategy card #17: 4 / The Weather Gauge

Message from France:
1075 10/17/2019 12:54:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Sweden: Play Strategy card as Operations #60: 2 / Nationalist Uprisings
Remove Flags from any two non-Fortress Duchies. This event is not usable against an "inherently flagged space" controlled only by the color of the spaced. The removal of flags by this event is not interceptable.

Message from Britain:
SU in Strasslund.
1074 10/17/2019 2:42:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message sorry, wrong game. please ignore.

Farrell/Sweden up
1073 10/17/2019 2:42:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Looks like we have battle, or are there going to be more fancy cards from you? :)
1072 10/17/2019 2:41:00 AM 1809-1810 France Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2


Message from France:
French duck 2
1071 10/17/2019 2:41:00 AM 1809-1810 France Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2


Message from France:
second search, 2/5
1070 10/17/2019 2:38:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Sweden/Farrell up
1069 10/17/2019 2:36:00 AM 1809-1810 France Spain: Play Strategy card as Operations #910: 5 / Peninusula Campaign
Roll a die. If your roll greater than the number of Enemy Forces in Spain, Lisbon, Oporto, and Gibraltar, draw two cards. You must play one of them. Otherwise, draw a card which you may play or keep. Not playable in 1805. RESERVE

Message from France:
1-3/5 Blake +4 > Burgos > Navarre > Aragon
4/5 2SU Ciudad Rodrigo > Burgos
5/5 SU Granada > Murcia
1068 10/16/2019 4:45:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message Spain is up unless France wants to pre-empt.
1067 10/16/2019 4:09:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message I think i have to risk moving Mustafa +4 to Berlin instead of the naval movement. And Al Pasha also was +4 not +1.
1066 10/16/2019 3:45:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message No, confused and sleepy me, please let me think about that again.
1065 10/16/2019 3:43:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Oh, no cancel the fleet, instead Mustafa +1 to Berlin
1064 10/16/2019 3:39:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Turkey: Play Strategy card as Operations #76: 3 / Treaty of Tilsit
If enemies, France and Russia ponder a one-Impule Armistice. If accepted, Russia controls Nystadt and Sveaborg with no Diplomatic Track effects. Russia draws two cards and all Russian Formations and Swedish Forces not in their Home Duchies Regroup. If not accepted or apllicable, this event is 6 CPs for the nation that played it and remains in the game.

Message from Prussia:
As 6CP:
1 CU to Durrazo + Sofia each
Al Pasha +1 to Nis
Squadron from Black Sea to Aegean Sea
1063 10/16/2019 3:30:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Because i can always play it for cp without event when it would not be sure. Russia is not in need to get an extra boost from me but he can help his allies as he did.
1062 10/16/2019 12:47:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message @Prussia,
I'll do my best. I haven't even had one impulse yet, lol.
1061 10/16/2019 9:38:00 AM 1809-1810 Russia Message @Turkey, go ahead, I will not accept the treaty in order to aid my allies in their time of need.
1060 10/16/2019 7:54:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message never mind, proceed
1059 10/16/2019 6:50:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message And he should do this... because? to avoid cheesy trumplike game? are those "arguments" against a free forstress and 2 cards against loss of 2 keys he can take right back in the next card play? :)

I am just trying to understand what the point is. :)

1058 10/16/2019 4:20:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Message He won't get the deal anyway... he just can help his ally to get +3 cps. ;-)
1057 10/16/2019 4:14:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message France accepts :)
1056 10/16/2019 4:13:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Tough call; as Russia, i'd be tempted to accept. Nystadt and 2 free cards?
1055 10/16/2019 4:10:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Dear Russia, Turkey would play the Treaty of Tilsit as an event if you state that you won't accept the treaty so it can use 6 cps instead of 3. Ok?
1054 10/16/2019 4:05:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Turkey may go
1053 10/16/2019 3:19:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Message France can preempt Turkey i guess...
1052 10/16/2019 3:18:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Prussia: Play Strategy card as Operations #47: 3 / Sappers & Pioneers
Add or subtract one "6" to/from any Siege assault or defense after seeing the Siege dice rolls.

Message from Prussia:
Brunswick +4 to Berlin
1051 10/16/2019 3:16:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Prussia: Draw Extra Strategy Card Message from Prussia:
1050 10/16/2019 3:16:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Prussia: Draw Extra Strategy Card Message from Prussia:
1049 10/16/2019 3:16:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Prussia: Play Strategy card as Event #4: 6 / House of Rothschild
Draw two cards. You must use one of them now. If played by a Neutral Proxy, it must play the first card drawn. Shuffle all discards - including this one - into the deck AFTER drawing two new cards and playing one of them.

Message from Prussia:
Let's see...
1048 10/16/2019 3:13:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Message @Britain: I think with a good timing you will get a chance for a more than small distraction. If anyone can pull off something surprising, it's Britain. It's a bit like Prussia in many games, observe, wait and rush in. :-)
1047 10/16/2019 3:07:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Message @Austria: I don't think that i can send more (why more?) forces to Austria when Napoleon is knocking on my door. No worries. I agree, that submission would have been a better option to avoid this strange situation we have know. But it's not too late to change course. :-)

@France: Maybe you don't understand my decision because we have totally different approaches to this game as it seems. I don't want to play as a puppet of France, whose armies get moved by France so it can spare the few cps it has on its own for flagging Russia. Even if that would hand me a win. And i don't want to play a game in which Spain would help it's enemy Britain to flag its own spaces for a cheesy deal benefitting France. I also don't want to pick up breadcrumps after Napoleon rushes against Russia after a potential flip. So i won't declare war on Russia just to create an autobahn to Moscow for Napoleon. It would give the way another funny twist, i agree, but that is not the reason for me to play this game. This is a strategy game and not a world builder or storytelling game.

It was your decision to go all in on Prussia and leave Austria on it's own. If Russia wins now than i am fine with that. You created the open space and now he fills it. It wouldn't have been that hard for you to keep both Prussia and Russia in check with your forces and way more cards. If you think Russia will win, you have the chance to stop him but you already invested a lot in order to get Hannover while Russia picked a free key. So yeah...
1046 10/16/2019 1:54:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message welcome back
1045 10/16/2019 1:48:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Hey, i was not busy, i was just waiting for France to finish. But i did not receive any of the following messages up to the latest two. Checked Inbox, Spam, Trash... nothing there. This is really Strange. Now i have a lot to read and will do my best to catch up. Sorry for this, no idea what happened.
1044 10/15/2019 7:25:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message I think Daniel is very busy. Lets give him some more time to do his move.
All I can say is that I will try and help you but anything I do will be a minor distraction.
1043 10/15/2019 7:15:00 PM 1809-1810 Austria Message One of the first things we agreed upon was that all correspondence would be done through this medium. I have therefore been constrained to be circumspect and try to communicate through actions. I think things are now pretty clear. Daniel, if you have any questions about Austria I will answer them as clearly as I can
1042 10/15/2019 4:50:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Daniel -- i am serious about my proposal, but nothing will happen if you do not play
1041 10/15/2019 12:42:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Daniel/Prussia -- go ahead and declare war on Russia :)
1040 10/15/2019 12:41:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message well, it is one of those places in the rules where I don't agree with the standard interpretation, but standard interpretation is what everybody plays, so, yes, if you want to unflag Madrid, you will have to ask me :)
1039 10/14/2019 1:29:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message I don't think you can remove your own flags. Flags are considered forces. You can't unbuild units so you can't do the same for flags.

Daniel/Prussia is up.
1038 10/13/2019 9:56:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message (I may seem like one devious mofo, but, take heart, i always keep my promises)
1037 10/13/2019 9:55:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message on conditions, of course
1036 10/13/2019 9:54:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message here is a rules discussion i started:


it seems britain might need my cooperation in removing the Madrid flag. I am willing to play along. :)
1035 10/13/2019 9:51:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message in fact, you, Britain, should encourage this. if Prussia takes keys off Russia, and you stick to your knitting in Spain, you could potentially win.

your problem is.. can you remove the flag in Madrid -- so that you can get all Spanish keys without triggering a conquest, or do you need to cooperate with Spain /France asking them to remove that flag for you?
1034 10/13/2019 9:49:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message the point is this:

is Prussia playing to win?

is she is playing to win, she should join me this turn under a treaty that specifies that i will not flag Hanover; she can end the turn at +2.

and she better do so: Russia is already +3.
1033 10/13/2019 9:46:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message if you mean this sentence:

"However, a nation cannot declare against its own Pact Allies."

you are partly right.

Prussia is not allowed to declare war on Turkey (who is her pact ally). IT CAN declare war against Russia.

however, the same 8.33 says:

"An Impulse declaration against a Power costs 7 CPs."

This is precisely what Austria meant in her "do you understand?" message.

Austria can declare against me, as long as she has the cards.

Prussia can declare againt Russia (as long as she has the cards)
1032 10/13/2019 9:40:00 AM 1809-1810 Britain Message You can’t declare war against your allies. 8.33
1031 10/13/2019 7:30:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message oh, and if you are thinking about pacting Denmark, don't bother; card hand inegrity forbid me teling you why, but you would be wasting your cards
1030 10/13/2019 7:25:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message please
1029 10/13/2019 7:24:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Daniel/Prussia:

if the reason why you have not yet played is because you are trying to figure out what to do in your current situation, I understand; the chance of you making any headway in this turn is zero - you will lose Hanover at the very least and may well find the French in Berlin in the morning, while Russia is already +2 VPs since Austria switched sides.

May I make a suggestion? Why don't you use your Reserve and another card to declare war on Russia. I will happily accept you into the Imperial camp, and I think we can convince Austria to do so.

I will then send Napster right through Prussia to help ***YOU take Grodno and Riga this turn. Instead of being -1 (hanover) and courting conquest, you will be +2. I can't see how your advisers cannot see the point of that.

And then it's onto Moscow and St Pete next turn.

Think about it
1028 10/13/2019 1:59:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message daniel/prussia is up
1027 10/13/2019 1:59:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message no, i didn't because i was hoping that if you joined me then Prussia would see that as a reason to also join and for the two of you to feast on Russia. (i still don't quite understand his decision to do the opposite, but well, thats life, live and learn). so i offered alliance; i thought you might counter with submission. :)
1026 10/12/2019 11:48:00 PM 1809-1810 Austria Message You did not offer to unflag my keys for submission.
1025 10/12/2019 5:59:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Ayway, it's all into Daniel's hands now
1024 10/12/2019 5:45:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Im sorry, that did not come out quite right. I did not mean to engage in psycholgical warfare, i was just making conversation about this game's usually uneplored potential thinking that you may have missed the rules on submission (15.4). This would have made you neutral (no loss of Lublin and Krakow) as well as given you maximum hand size (see 14.41-3). the only time i won as Austria I submitted in T1 and drew maximum hand for 2 turns. :)
1023 10/12/2019 3:50:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message the game is turning out entirely predictable in... unpredictable ways :)

1022 10/12/2019 3:35:00 AM 1809-1810 Austria Message I am but Metternichs' puppet, and Austria is a lamb among wolves. I hope the game is not as predictable as you feared
1021 10/12/2019 2:29:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Yes, Aaron, we understand.

If you wanted to play like this, your better option was to submit at the end of last turn. You have now lost 2 keys to Russia which she is not obliged to give back to you in the event you switch sides again -- likely a permanent loss.

it also remains to be seen if Russia with a clear prospect of flagging Vienna would agree to take you back in to the alliance.

1020 10/12/2019 2:11:00 AM 1809-1810 Austria Message Prussia, whatever you do, don't send 6 more units to Austria! Do you understand?
1019 10/12/2019 12:01:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Hang in there, Aaron!
1018 10/11/2019 11:52:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message Prussia is on
1017 10/11/2019 11:52:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message i have posted file 045 (gmv) showing russian move and last french preempt

i have also posted a .gam file showing current status, it is called "Aboukir after gmv 045"
1016 10/11/2019 6:58:00 PM 1809-1810 Austria Message Before anyone goes any further, will someone post a CURRENT map. these files are not matching up
1015 10/11/2019 6:06:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Go on
1014 10/11/2019 6:06:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2


Message from Prussia:
Try to evade to Mecklenberg
1013 10/11/2019 6:05:00 PM 1809-1810 Austria Message Gentlemen, I am affected by the PG&E blackout, I will be back as soon as I can. Hopefullt you haven't needed me
1012 10/11/2019 12:41:00 PM 1809-1810 France France: Play Strategy card as Operations #99: 5 / Venice
Gain CPs equal to a die roll. If France controls Venice, place an available French Squadron there under a Naval Build marker and remove this card from the game. A Neutral Proxy will play this event only if France controls Venice.

Message from France:
1-2/5 Soult + 2 > Brussels via Picardy, pick up 4
3/5 Soult + 6 > Munster
4/5 flag Munster
5/5 Soult +6 > Hanover

Daniel/Prussia has options:

1. he can intercept approaching Soult in Munster, in which case, if he succeeds, we have battle in Munster 11 vs 6

2. he can stand his ground in Hanover, in which case we have battle in Hanover at 11 vs 6 again

3. he can try to evade from Hanover to somewhere, I presume Mecklenburg, in which case, if he rolls and misses we have battle 12 vs 6

i will play no battle cards but if he does, i may have a response card; otherwise, Daniel can roll
1011 10/11/2019 12:36:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message In the interest of speed, I will take my turn and include the Russian impulse in my file
1010 10/11/2019 12:36:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message Frank,
aboukir folder in dropbox contains the file
Aboukir T3 044 France
and that's my file, can you not see it/find it?
1009 10/11/2019 12:17:00 PM 1809-1810 Russia Message I do not see a French file. I assume he will make a file with his previous moves before taking his next move.

Otherwise, yes, I am done with my turn though I based it incorrectly on Britain's file which did not include the French moves.
1008 10/11/2019 8:38:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message When Frank is done, I will preempt Prussia :)
1007 10/11/2019 12:12:00 AM 1809-1810 Britain Message Russia,
You played a plus card so you can still play a normal card.
Please announce if you are done
1006 10/10/2019 11:53:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message russia can continue
1005 10/10/2019 11:44:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message thank you, Frank, for pointing it out, it is just the sort of stuff i am liable to do when writing:

> 5/6 Lannes +5 back to Ratizbon

should read

5/6 Lannes +5 back to ***Thuringia***

and yes, there was no french file, but now there is, my apologies
1004 10/10/2019 7:07:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message Hold up a second.
There is no french file and I don't understand the french move.
for 6ops we had:
1/6 Lannes + all > Thuringia
form army group under Napoleon
2-3/6 Napoleon + Lannes + 13 (leaving one behind) > Anhalt
4/6 flag Anhlat
5/6 Lannes +5 back to Ratizbon
6/6 2fu Rottendamn > Brussels

the quesation is Lannes back to Ratizbon. isn't that two spaces and therefore 2ops?
1003 10/10/2019 7:04:00 PM 1809-1810 Russia Russia: Play Strategy card as Operations #14: 4 / Depot Captured
Any nation that has Flagged or unflagged an enemy Capital or Fortress (including its own while under enemy control) during this Impulse draws a card plus another for each Capital or Fortress so gained.

Message from Russia:
1st CP: Konstantin with 4 RUs moves from Grodno to Lublin.
2nd CP: Kutuzov with 1 RU moves from Zhitomir to Lublin.
3rd CP: Kutuzov with 6 RUs moves from Lublin to Krakow.
4th CP: Kutuzov flags Krakow. +1 key Russia; -1 key Austria.
1002 10/10/2019 6:53:00 PM 1809-1810 Russia Message Prussia: yes, I am happy to collaborate in defense and offense.
1001 10/10/2019 6:43:00 PM 1809-1810 Russia Russia: Draw Extra Strategy Card Message from Russia:
Draw #2
1000 10/10/2019 6:43:00 PM 1809-1810 Russia Russia: Draw Extra Strategy Card Message from Russia:
Draw #1
999 10/10/2019 6:43:00 PM 1809-1810 Russia Russia: Play Strategy card as Event #907: 6 / Holy Mother Russia
If Russia is not a Subject Neutral or in a Foreign War AND no enemy Forces are in a Russian Home Duchy: • draw two cards and play one of them, OR • Roll a die and gain a Resource if you roll less than the current Turn number. Otherwise, build Units equal to the roll. RESERVE

Message from Russia:
For the first option, draw two cards and play one of them.
998 10/10/2019 12:21:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message I see that argument and accept that upon further reading. I hope the 3rd edition cleans up the rules alot.
997 10/10/2019 6:56:00 AM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Maybe Russia is willing to discuss a joint operation before playing to keep Austria in check while fighting back Napoleon. Maybe an army (Konstantin?) can join prussian forces to fight Nappy while Kutuzov and Turks put pressure on Austria. Sadly i can't move Yorck away to protect Warsaw from bad events.
996 10/10/2019 5:45:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message btw, Farrell/Frank:

Michael Dauer, the god of TNW, says that when moving units from regroup to map during reinforcement phase, they can only be moved to capital, because

14.21 CP EXPENDITURES: Players spend their CPs to build
Units, leaders or Squadrons, bring pieces out of Regroup


14.22 PLACEMENT: Reinforcements are placed either in their
respective Capitals (in the case of Units/leaders), any Friendly
Home Port (in the case of Squadrons), or an unblockaded Friendly
Home Port (in the case of Regrouped Squadrons).

So frank's R/D was actually the best he could do
995 10/10/2019 5:39:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message Russia up
994 10/10/2019 5:39:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message 4/6 flag Anhlat
5/6 Lannes +5 back to Ratizbon
6/6 2fu Rottendamn > Brussels

993 10/10/2019 5:36:00 AM 1809-1810 France Message > no no, that is current vp.

im just messing with Prussian brain :)
992 10/9/2019 4:01:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message no no, that is current vp.
VP at the time was like 2 more for france due to Austrian keys. He would have won so you made right decision.
I just wish there was an option to keep track of VP in ACTS like there is for VQ and HIS.
991 10/9/2019 3:51:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Ah, yes, forgot about the ressources and was misguided by France statement that he would win on a 6. Nobody said that i would win and i forgot to check. If so that was wrong info from france and stupid following that info on my side.
990 10/9/2019 3:48:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message Current VP by my count.
France 1 neutral + 1 flag(Naples) + 0 resources = 2
Briatin 1 neutral + 2 flags (Madrid, Badajoiz) -1 flag(naples) +0 resources = 2 vp
Austria = +1 resources -1 flag (Lublin) = 0
Russia = +1 resources +1flag (Lublin) = 2
Prussia + +1 resources + 1 neutral =2
That about right?
989 10/9/2019 3:38:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message I think Nappy is just going for Copenhagen. :)
France up to finish his impulse.
988 10/9/2019 3:38:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message Ouch
987 10/9/2019 3:37:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Prussia: Discard random Strategy card #69: 6 / Dos de Mayo

Message from Prussia:
986 10/9/2019 3:37:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message I will not intercept and hope for my allies to help me fighting back.
985 10/9/2019 3:35:00 PM 1809-1810 Prussia Message So, after a day of travel i am finally back home and can catch up with all the messages.

First thing is, we have not been tied last turn... you have been at +2 and i have been at +1. So giving a card was not that foolish.

And i am not scared of you coming after me, i am just surprised that you throw Austria under the (russian) bus that fast and leave her all alone to go all in on Prussia. I still do not regret my decision to join the coalition under this circumstances.

And yes, Prussia can be seen as boring. I like that kind of play to sit back and watch, waiting for a good situation to step in. Austrias surprising decision forced me to step in. ;-)
984 10/9/2019 2:02:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message Yeha, but Prussia is boring if you don't declare war on someone. I was impressed he put it off for a year.
Did you see my non-this game e-mail to you?
983 10/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message which he didn't need to, on a successful peace roll, he would have tied france in VPs... :)

but don't worry guys, I will correct that now :)
982 10/9/2019 1:54:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message Its tough to fight France. Nappy is a beast.
He also needs to discard as well.
981 10/9/2019 1:25:00 PM 1809-1810 France Message my guess is.. Prussia has to digest the psychological impact of France coming at him. :) I had told him, he didnt believe me. :)
980 10/9/2019 12:49:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message Prussia/Daniel still up to decide on intercepts. Do you need a map or better description of the situation?
979 10/8/2019 2:43:00 PM 1809-1810 Britain Message This is tricky because if one makes the interept and the other doesn't the one that did has to fight. You can make the intercept rolls in any order. One is +2 the other +3 so maybe the +2 first.
I believe if both succeed its 20 v. 14

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