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158 12/6/2019 11:41:00 AM 216 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #60: 1 / Storms At Sea
(Both) Play after your opponent moves an Army or CUs using Sea Movement. The force suffers Attrition and the die roll must be modified by +2.

Message from Rome:
PC

Tolosa
157 12/5/2019 9:09:00 PM 216 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:
2 cu w/ Hannibal n 6cu + 1e
156 12/5/2019 9:49:00 AM 216 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #53: 1 / Tribal Resistance
(Both) Remove any accrued Subjugation Points in any one Tribe space.

Message from Rome:
PC

Rhone
155 12/5/2019 4:25:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Message Mago+1 - Oristano end move
Hasdrubal +6 - Segovia drop 1 cu, move to Segobriga with 5 cu end move there
154 12/4/2019 7:03:00 PM 216 BC Rome Message Marcellus fails.

Hannibal/Gisgo + 5(1E) end in Mutina.

I will await your other campaign moves.
153 12/4/2019 7:03:00 PM 216 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
Marcellus + 9 will attempt intercept into Ariminum
152 12/4/2019 11:44:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #34: 3 / Major Campaign
(Both) MOVE ANY THREE GENERALS. Each General can move up to four spaces with 10 combat units.

Message from Carthage:
elephants - they got scared, attacked our own troops and half of them died... really glad I humped them over the alps...:)

M Hannibal w 2cu +1e (leave 1 cu in firmin) - sena pick up gisgo +1 - back to Firmim, pick up the one i left there and move to ariminium with hannibal + Gisgo + 4cu+1e.

If no or failed intercept, will continue on to Mutina and end there.
151 12/4/2019 11:34:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Message Hannibal to firmim
150 12/4/2019 8:20:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Yahtzee! Well at least we have that.

Hannibal + 4 (1E) in your choice of Firmum Picenum or Ariminium.

Marcellus + 9 in Falerii.
149 12/4/2019 8:18:00 AM 216 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Rome:
1 round attrition
148 12/4/2019 8:18:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message 22% of getting out after the first card.
Guess it is going to be one of those games.
Bummer :)

I'll roll the 1 round of attrition.
147 12/4/2019 8:17:00 AM 216 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
Marcellus will attempt to cancel the withdraw.
146 12/4/2019 3:56:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Carthage:
will attempt to withdraw
145 12/4/2019 3:55:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Carthage:
init
144 12/4/2019 3:55:00 AM 216 BC Carthage Play Battle card #21 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
143 12/3/2019 6:51:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Battle card #15 Flank Left

Message from Rome:
R1
142 12/3/2019 6:50:00 PM 216 BC Rome Battle Hands dealt Battle 5

Carthage: 10 cards
Rome: 15 cards
141 12/3/2019 6:50:00 PM 216 BC Rome Message I believe it is 15-10.
I will deal it out.
140 12/3/2019 6:48:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #42: 1 / Elephant Fright
(Rome) Play if attacked by elephants. They have no effect on you and the Carthaginian player immediately loses two BCs.

Message from Rome:
Ok. Now I will play this ...
139 12/3/2019 6:42:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message as you play cards first I assume you have none to play. Neither do I. Will activate elephants.

hannibal (4) + cu (5) + intercept (1) + allies (2)
= 12 cards
marcellus (3) + cu (10) + allies (2)- elephants (2) (if successful charge) = 13 cards
138 12/3/2019 4:48:00 PM 216 BC Rome Message Marcellus will follow through on the battle.
Use elephants? Any cards?
137 12/3/2019 2:55:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Message success fight in falerii unless you wish to back off.
136 12/3/2019 2:55:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
hannibal attempts interception in Falerii
135 12/3/2019 2:48:00 PM 216 BC Rome Message Sorry ... I wasn't clear on the target:

Marcellus intends to attack Firmum Picenum via Falerii.
134 12/3/2019 2:47:00 PM 216 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #64: 2 / Truce
(Both) Neither player may enter a space containing an enemy CU or PC while the Truce lasts. The Truce ends when either player uses a Strategy Card as an event.

Message from Rome:
Let's take a shot at Hannibal.

Marcellus + 10 gears up and attacks via Falerii.
He leaves Flaminius/Fabius + 5 in Rome.

You have some options.
133 12/3/2019 1:47:00 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:
i will go first

flip pc Sena, place pc in Enna
132 12/3/2019 1:43:00 PM 216 BC Carthage Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

131 12/3/2019 11:43:00 AM 216 BC Rome Message Rome will not campaign to start.
130 12/3/2019 11:42:00 AM 216 BC Rome Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

129 12/3/2019 11:42:00 AM 217 BC Rome End Turn
128 12/3/2019 11:41:00 AM 217 BC Rome Message Flaminius and Marcellus are consuls.
Both to Rome.

So in Rome are:
Flaminius/Marcellus/Fabius + 15 CUs.
127 12/3/2019 11:40:00 AM 217 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
1st Consul is Marcellus

2nd Consul skipping Fabius and Marcellus
126 12/3/2019 11:39:00 AM 217 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 7-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
1st Consul skipping Fabius spot.
125 12/3/2019 11:39:00 AM 217 BC Rome Message All 5 CUs to Rome. Now 15 CUs in Rome.

Fabius will stay on as Proconsul.
124 12/3/2019 4:26:00 AM 217 BC Carthage Message reinf, 1 cu with Hannibal (n3+2e)
1 cu with Hanno (n3)
2 cu with Hasdrubal (n6)
123 12/3/2019 4:25:00 AM 217 BC Carthage Message remove pc thabraca
122 12/2/2019 8:59:00 PM 217 BC Rome Message Attrition
None

Isolation
None

Province Count is 9-8.
Carthage must remove 1 PC.
Then on to reinforcements.
121 12/2/2019 8:58:00 PM 217 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Rome:
Attrition roll for Gisgo + 1. Only loses a CU on a 6.
120 12/2/2019 8:56:00 PM 217 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #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 Rome:
I'll pick Eastern Numidia.

PCs removed in Cirta, Sitifis, Thubursicu, Thamugadi and Thevestis.
119 12/2/2019 7:56:00 PM 217 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 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 Carthage:
Hannibal + Gisgo + 3cu + 2e - Firmim - Sena - drop Gisgo + 1cu
Hannibal + 2cu + 2e back to Firmim
118 12/2/2019 11:52:00 AM 217 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 2 / Force March (1 or 2 rating)
(Both) Move a General whose Strategy Rating is 1 or 2 up to six spaces.

Message from Rome:
PCs

Druentia
Nemausus
117 12/1/2019 12:49:00 PM 217 BC Carthage 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 Carthage:
flip Caralis and Saldae
116 12/1/2019 10:17:00 AM 217 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:
PCs

Nice
Narbo
115 11/30/2019 8:53:00 PM 217 BC Carthage Message stop in Caralis, back to you
114 11/30/2019 12:40:00 PM 217 BC Rome Message Mago makes it to Carales. Any more movement or done?
113 11/30/2019 12:39:00 PM 217 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
No cards here.

Mago Naval Roll
112 11/30/2019 11:53:00 AM 217 BC Carthage Message 2nd activation, MAgo+1 sails to Caralis.

+1 Mago, +2 ports, +1 1 or less cu, -1 roman pc, total +3

1 lost, 2 return, 3-6 all ok

you can play any interrupts and roll.
111 11/29/2019 2:59:00 PM 217 BC Rome Message Ok.

No attrition to Hanno and he removes the PC on Tupusuctu.
110 11/29/2019 2:58:00 PM 217 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
I see a 10-1 card edge here. Max 2 rounds.
I'll roll to see if any attrition occurred to Hanno.

Only a roll of a 5 would make us have to play some cards and see if we reached the 2nd round.
109 11/29/2019 10:48:00 AM 217 BC Carthage 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 Carthage:
1st Activation
Hanno+3
Hippo Regius - Saldae drop 1 cu
Hanno +2 attack 1 cu in Tupusuctu
108 11/28/2019 1:18:00 PM 217 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Operations #29: 2 / Carthaginian Naval Victory
(Carthage) For the rest of the year a -1 die roll modifier for naval movement applies, and Roman Naval Movement is limited to Minor or Major Campaign Strategy Cards.

Message from Rome:
Back from my trip. Happy Thanksgiving!

PCs
Tarquinii
Emporiae
107 11/24/2019 10:15:00 AM 217 BC Rome Message Scott - I am away until Wednesday so there will be a delay on my next move.
Apologies!
106 11/23/2019 12:51:00 PM 217 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:
pc in mutina and nuoro
105 11/23/2019 12:12:00 PM 217 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:
PC

Arpi
104 11/23/2019 7:44:00 AM 217 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:
pc in Ariminium and Firmin Picentum
103 11/22/2019 7:58:00 PM 217 BC Rome Message He loses 1 CU.

Now 5 (2E).
102 11/22/2019 7:58:00 PM 217 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Rome:
Epidemic roll
101 11/22/2019 7:58:00 PM 217 BC Rome Play Strategy card as Event #51: 2 / Epidemic
(Both) One opposing Army must roll on the Attrition Table.

Message from Rome:
Epidemic in Hannibal's camp.
100 11/22/2019 6:33:00 PM 217 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #28: 2 / Hannibal Charms Italy
(Carthage) If you play this as an OC to move Hannibal, you may remove each Roman non-walled PC in each space in Italy that Hannibal enters which does not contain any Roman CUs.

Message from Carthage:
Hannibal+Gisgo+4cu +2e - mutina - ariminium - firmin picentum and back to ariminium

remove rome pc in those spaces.
99 11/22/2019 2:52:00 PM 217 BC Rome Message Stays in Rome
98 11/22/2019 2:39:00 PM 217 BC Carthage Message no reaction, do you stay in Rome or move 1 more space?
97 11/22/2019 12:13:00 PM 217 BC Rome Message Oh .. Longus comes with him.
96 11/22/2019 12:12:00 PM 217 BC Rome 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 Rome:
Rome decides losing 2 armies would be BAD.
Thus, Nero is recalled to Rome.

Nero + 5 sails to Rome. Any reaction card(s)?
95 11/22/2019 11:41:00 AM 217 BC Carthage Play Strategy card as Event #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 Carthage:
i will start with this.

Flip Icosium
94 11/22/2019 11:37:00 AM 217 BC Carthage Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

93 11/22/2019 11:33:00 AM 217 BC Carthage Message ok on hanno
92 11/22/2019 10:39:00 AM 217 BC Rome Message Rome will not campaign
91 11/22/2019 10:38:00 AM 217 BC Rome Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

90 11/22/2019 10:37:00 AM 218 BC Rome End Turn
89 11/22/2019 10:36:00 AM 218 BC Rome Message Fabius is 2nd Consul.

Fabius to Rome. Nero to Saldae with Longus.
88 11/22/2019 10:35:00 AM 218 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Nero is 1st Consul.

2nd Consul
87 11/22/2019 10:35:00 AM 218 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 7-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
1st Consul

-from here on out first roll will always skip the proconsul-
-2nd roll will always skip proconsul and 1st consul-
86 11/22/2019 10:34:00 AM 218 BC Rome Message Rome Reinforcements

5 to Rome! Longus is the proconsul (obviously)! :)
85 11/22/2019 10:32:00 AM 218 BC Rome Message Scott - See post 49.
It had Hanno down to 3 CUs. I believe he should be at 4 now (not 5).

Let me know if you agree.

Thanks!
84 11/22/2019 8:48:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Message reinforcements
1 cu boii (n4 +2e + hannibal + Gisgo)
1 cu + Mago - Hippo Regius (n5 + hanno)
2 cu - New Carthage (n4+hasdrubal)
83 11/22/2019 8:41:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Message remove toletum and corduba
82 11/22/2019 8:24:00 AM 218 BC Rome Message No attrition.
No isolation.

Province count is 10-8 so Carthage must remove 2 PCs.

Then on to reinforcements.
81 11/22/2019 8:23:00 AM 218 BC Rome Message He does lose 1.
Hannibal/Gisgo + 5 (2E) in Boii.

I remove 4 PCs:
Nuoro
Enna
Arpi
Tarquinii
80 11/22/2019 8:20:00 AM 218 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Rome:
Third time is the charm. I am out.

My army of 8 CUs and Scipio dissapears. Well done Hannbial.

A check to see if Hannibal loses a CU for his trouble. Attrition on 4.
79 11/22/2019 4:14:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Play Battle card #19 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
more reserves?
78 11/21/2019 11:23:00 PM 218 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Rome:
Counterattack
77 11/21/2019 11:23:00 PM 218 BC Rome Play Battle card #45 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Rome:
as a left.
76 11/21/2019 8:38:00 PM 218 BC Carthage Play Battle card #14 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
I did give you the choice :) !
75 11/21/2019 8:37:00 PM 218 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Carthage:
Initiative
74 11/21/2019 8:37:00 PM 218 BC Carthage Play Battle card #36 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Carthage:
73 11/20/2019 2:48:00 PM 218 BC Rome Play Battle card #34 Probe (modify retreat by -2)

Message from Rome:
R2
72 11/20/2019 2:47:00 PM 218 BC Rome Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Rome:
Counterattack
71 11/20/2019 2:46:00 PM 218 BC Rome Play Battle card #47 Reserve (use as any other card)

Message from Rome:
Can we go back to the 1st hand? :)
70 11/20/2019 12:57:00 PM 218 BC Carthage Play Battle card #16 Flank Left

Message from Carthage:
left this time
69 11/20/2019 10:08:00 AM 218 BC Rome Battle Hands dealt Battle 4

Carthage: 12 cards
Rome: 12 cards
68 11/20/2019 10:08:00 AM 218 BC Rome Message Let's just redeal it to be square.
I'll give up my reserves :)
67 11/20/2019 9:56:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Message it did fail sorry! you can either draw 2 more cards or redraw both hands and start again 12 v 12. my mistake so you can choose
66 11/20/2019 9:03:00 AM 218 BC Rome Message Elephant roll needs to be greater than Scipio’s strategy rating.
I think it failed, no?
65 11/20/2019 3:28:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Play Battle card #26 Flank Right

Message from Carthage:
64 11/20/2019 3:27:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Battle Hands dealt Battle 3

Carthage: 12 cards
Rome: 10 cards
63 11/20/2019 3:27:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Message sucess - that makes it 12 v 10
62 11/20/2019 3:27:00 AM 218 BC Carthage Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Carthage:
elephant charge
61 11/19/2019 7:34:00 PM 218 BC Rome Message I could attempt to avoid in to Taurini but P Scipio will stand and fight.

You can go ahead and roll the elephants and then deal the cards.
60 11/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 218 BC Carthage Message OK then I will attack Scipio in Boii

not sure if you can avoid battle to taurini, if you can and want to please roll. otherwise battle is
Hannibal 4 + 6 cu + 1 ally + 1 tribe = 12 v P Scipio 2 + 8 cu + 2 ally 12 but I will charge with the elephants
59 11/19/2019 2:27:00 PM 218 BC Rome Message Fails.

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