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Entry # Time Turn Player Title Entry
71 7/21/2020 8:44:00 PM Master ID = 22634 Game Deleted
70 7/21/2020 6:07:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Shall I abandon this game? No hard feelings! I'm getting thrashed in another Nappy game...
69 7/21/2020 5:52:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Message Hello, I would like to play a different game if possible, like "Here I stand" with Captain Bowman.
68 7/14/2020 5:54:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message or play something like Here I Stand if we lack the will to continue this game
67 7/14/2020 5:54:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message I'm happy to keep playing Napy
66 7/14/2020 4:49:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Hi, all! How do you feel about this game? I am running a personal playtest and find that, if we can chop through the first turn, things really get ... interesting. Shall we continue?
65 5/28/2020 8:44:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Message I will hold Admiralty.
France could preempt Austria now. Otherwise Austria is up.
64 5/28/2020 8:38:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Sweden: Change Nation Owner to Britain Message from Britain:
Welcome, Swedes.
63 5/28/2020 8:37:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Britain: Play Strategy card as Operations #46: 5 / Rear Guard
Void rout. The victor of the battle remains unchanged and the battle ends. Void Panic event against this battle whether played before or after this event.

Message from Britain:
Make a pact with Sweden.
62 5/26/2020 5:42:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message 6/6 CP Build 2 Regulars in Tuscany
61 5/26/2020 5:40:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message France scores 3 6's and 2 5's

Austria scores 3 5's

Austria loses 3 Regulars and must retreat
60 5/26/2020 5:35:00 PM 1805-1806 France Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 23

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Message from France:
Top 14 France

Bottom 9 Austria
59 5/26/2020 5:34:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message Austrian interception succeeds will be 14 vs 9

8 Regulars + 4 Napoleon + 2 French

6 Regulars + 2 John and Ferdinand + 1 Austrian
58 5/26/2020 5:32:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Austria: Play Strategy card as Event #901: 6 / Hussars and Grenzers
Only Austrian flages can be placed in Austria by CP expenditure until the next scheduled Austrian Impulse. Until then, all Austrian interceptions and evasions succeed - including one failed just prior to the play of this event. Any CP expenditure for a flag placement rejected by the play of this event is forfiet. RESERVE

Message from Austria:
Playing to force the Interception to succeed
57 5/26/2020 5:30:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
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Message from Austria:
Intercepting with my men in Munich
+1 to the roll
Succeeds on modified 9
56 5/26/2020 5:25:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message Sorry he is in Ratisbon he moves from Ratisbon to Linz
55 5/26/2020 5:24:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message 2/6 Napoleon and 8 regulars to Ratisbon
54 5/26/2020 5:19:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Message Austria does nothing
53 5/25/2020 2:14:00 PM 1805-1806 France France: Play Strategy card as Operations #108: 6 / Burnt Earth
If there are enemy Fcorces in two or more of your Home Duchies you may play this card face up before you. Place four free Units in Regroup. All CP Flag placements (and removals) in your Home Duchies cost double while this event remains in play.

Message from France:
1/6 to Move Napoleon to Ratisbon, will wait for Austrian Response
52 5/25/2020 1:59:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message That's ok, this is learning the ropes, so let's play forward.
51 5/25/2020 1:46:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message I did get an extra card but I accidentally gave a random card to Sweden instead of the new card. I should have given them my 2 OP card General Staff. I accidentally gave them my four op card Steal a March
50 5/25/2020 1:43:00 PM 1805-1806 France France: Give random Strategy card to Sweden Message from France:
49 5/25/2020 1:32:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Benton, can you check and determine if I gave you an extra card by accident? I'm not sure which one, or how to take it back; it just needs to end up with Sweden. Does this show for you?
48 5/25/2020 1:11:00 PM 1805-1806 France France: Give random Strategy card to Sweden Message from France:
47 5/25/2020 1:03:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Over to France to resolve the Conspiracy (cards to Sweden) and can proceed with his impulse.
46 5/25/2020 1:02:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message How unfortunate, Britain sends squadron from the W Med to suppress the Bey.
45 5/25/2020 1:01:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Britain must instantly transfer one Squadron to this Foreign War card OR lose its choice of a Resource, Reserve, or a random card. Regardless of that choice, void event portion of British Admiralty Reserve with the Bey of Algiers marker until this war ends.
44 5/25/2020 1:01:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message How do we know when to play neutral cards for their events? I can't tell when an event is in red or not in ACTS.
43 5/25/2020 12:58:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Denmark: Play random Strategy card #51: 4 / Bey of Algiers

RED: Must be played as Event

Message from Moderator:
Meanwhile, in Denmark...
42 5/25/2020 12:58:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Whoops. France gives the new card to SWeden, then gives a random one.
41 5/25/2020 12:57:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator France: Draw Extra Strategy Card Message from Moderator:
Card goes to Sweden; these ACTS mechanics are slightly different.
40 5/25/2020 12:55:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Draw a random card from the French hand (if available) and one from the Draw Pile. Not playable by France as an event.

France to give Sweden a random card.
39 5/25/2020 12:52:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Sweden: Play random Strategy card #63: 6 / Malet's Conspiracy

RED: Must be played as Event

Message from Moderator:
Sweden plays next.
38 5/25/2020 12:02:00 PM 1805-1806 France Spain: Play Strategy card as Operations #58: 2 / Bypass Stronghold
You may use two CPs to move your Formations past an enemy Fortress without stopping or Attrition subject to normal battle and interception requirements.

Message from France:
2/2 CP to build a regular in Madrid
37 5/25/2020 11:41:00 AM 1805-1806 Moderator Message That makes it Spain's impulse; France to play for his minor ally.
36 5/25/2020 11:41:00 AM 1805-1806 Moderator Message No one has a foreign-held capital, so no effect.
35 5/25/2020 11:38:00 AM 1805-1806 Moderator Turkey: Play random Strategy card #92: 6 / Capitulation

RED: Must be played as Event

Message from Moderator:
Now Turkey as neutral proxy.
34 5/25/2020 11:37:00 AM 1805-1806 Moderator Message 2 units build in Berlin.
33 5/25/2020 11:33:00 AM 1805-1806 Moderator Prussia: Play random Strategy card #10: 4 / Palace Intrigue

Message from Moderator:
Neutral proxy Prussia plays a random card.
32 5/25/2020 11:25:00 AM 1805-1806 Russia Russia: Play Strategy card as Operations #44: 3 / Fleet in Irons
Void a Maneuver, evasion or interception by any one Fleet or Grand Fleet (even after making/failing an evasion/interception dice roll). Any Maneuver used is expended and that Fleet must pay double for further Maneuvers in this Impulse. A voided evasion does not penalize that Fleet in battle for a failed evasion attempt.

Message from Russia:
2 CP to build a unit in Grodno
1 CP to send Barclay from the force pool to Kiev
31 5/24/2020 4:20:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Message Logfile up Russia's Turn
30 5/24/2020 4:17:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Message 3/3 cp man from Vienna to Linz
29 5/24/2020 4:17:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from Austria:
hit on a 6
28 5/24/2020 4:17:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Austria: Play Strategy card as Operations #100: 3 / Frigates
Place a Squadron of any nation in a Zone of that's nation's controlled Port by placing this card in that Zone with a Flag. If blockaded, interception can be attempted. Thereafter, it is treated as a normal Squadron of that nationality except that it has no dice in combat. It is removed and the card returned to the deck when sunk or returned to Port. A Prussian/Austrian Squadron has an evasion dice roll modifier of 0.

Message from Austria:
2/3 cp Army from Tyrol to Munich, attrition roll to follow
27 5/22/2020 10:37:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Message PS-- those "plus card" plays are sneaky. They allow a big swing, keep them in mind.
26 5/22/2020 10:35:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Britain: Play Strategy card as Event #902: 5 / Parliament
Britain gets 1 CP to spend and chooses another nation not in the Imperial Camp to draw a card unless Britain is a Subject Neutral. RESERVE

Message from Britain:
True to my word, I will support my Coalition friend.

Austria draws a bonus card; Britain uses 1 Op to send 2 squadrons into the Bay of Biscay.

Over to Austria to draw and play (no preemption on the first round of impulses).
25 5/22/2020 10:26:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Message 4 remaining Ops:
build 1 unit in Naples (2),
Move 2 units to Rome (1),
Flag Rome (1).
24 5/22/2020 10:23:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Message 2/2 maneuver: 1 British squadron remains in S. Atl, three return to Mid-Atl.
23 5/22/2020 10:20:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Message A Bloody battle. Brits lose 2 squadrons; the French fleet is destroyed.
22 5/22/2020 10:18:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 5

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Message from Britain:
Franco-Spanish fleet.
21 5/22/2020 10:18:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Message 4 kills, 2 disrupts. France rolls 5d6 in defense. I will take these for you, to expedite things.
20 5/22/2020 10:16:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 19

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Message from Britain:
Trafalgar! Brits roll 19 (6 squadrons x 3, +1 for a failed evasion attempt). kills on 6, disrupts on 5.
19 5/22/2020 9:34:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message It fails time for battle
18 5/22/2020 9:34:00 PM 1805-1806 France Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from France:
The French will try and evade
17 5/22/2020 8:37:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Message France's fleet can fight or attempt to evade (2d6, need an 8 for a modified roll of 9 to evade).
16 5/22/2020 8:35:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from Britain:
2nd Op: attempt to patrol the S Atl.
15 5/22/2020 6:04:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message No responses
14 5/22/2020 5:56:00 PM 1805-1806 Britain Britain: Play Strategy card as Operations #69: 6 / Dos de Mayo
Move Spanish Consul two boxes on Diplomatic Track. May break Pact status. A Neutral Proxy will play this event only to break a Spanish Pact. Not playable in 1905.

Message from Britain:
1Ops for 2 maneuvers.
1/2: fleet in BAy of Biscay sails to Mid-Atlantic. I assume that Spanish fleet in Galicia will not intercept.
2/2: combined fleet moves to South Atlantic.

Any response from France at this point?
13 5/22/2020 4:53:00 PM 1805-1806 France France: Play Strategy card as Operations #82: 5 / Scarce Supplies
All Units/leaders in play in excess of nine per Duchy Regroup regardless of nationality. The Leaders/Units removed are chosen by the Commander of the affected Duchies.

Message from France:
4/5 CP Napoleon and his 8 regiments will march 4 squares from Artois to Franconia.

5/5 CP Davout marches with his 2 regiments 1 square from Lorraine to Baden
12 5/22/2020 4:39:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Great, then the game can start with France!

A message to Britain's friends of the Coalition. If The French cross the Channel, we look to you to press the attack. If the French strike Austria, your friends in Parliament will aid you immediately.
11 5/22/2020 3:18:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Message I will keep my cards
10 5/22/2020 3:17:00 PM 1805-1806 Russia Message No thanks, i'll stick with my hand
9 5/22/2020 3:12:00 PM 1805-1806 France Message I'm happy with my hand
8 5/22/2020 3:09:00 PM 1805-1806 Moderator Message Once everyone has reviewed their cards, anyone can take a "mulligan." Basically, you throw in your current hand (retaining reserve cards as always, like home cards in VQ or HIS) and takign a re-draw, but one less card.
Britain is satisfied with his hand. No Mulligan. Anyone else?
7 5/22/2020 3:04:00 PM 1805-1806 Russia Draw Strategy cards Dealt 3 to Russia
6 5/22/2020 2:27:00 PM 1805-1806 Austria Draw Strategy cards Dealt 4 to Austria
5 5/22/2020 12:15:00 PM 1805-1806 France Draw Strategy cards Dealt 2 to Spain
4 5/22/2020 11:21:00 AM 1805-1806 France Draw Strategy cards Dealt 6 to France
Dealt 3 to Prussia
Dealt 2 to Turkey
Dealt 1 to Sweden
Dealt 1 to Denmark
3 5/22/2020 11:09:00 AM 1805-1806 Britain Message Hi y'all! When you join, you can "draw cards for 1805" in the bottom left for your nation. France does so for all "neutral proxies."

One cool thing is that these neutral powers (Denmark, Sweden, Turkey, Prussia) get their own cards and play them while they are neutral; if you can get them an an ally, you can use their cards as you like. Kind of like in VQ when you can control HRE. Of course, getting them as allies is different.
2 5/22/2020 11:05:00 AM 1805-1806 Britain Draw Strategy cards Dealt 4 to Britain
1 5/22/2020 11:05:00 AM 1805-1806 Moderator Change Moderator player Moderator player changed from Aaron Lipka to Aaron Lipka

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