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115 10/22/2020 6:07:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Change Victory Points +1: from 27 to 28
114 10/22/2020 5:50:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message uploaded - over to you
113 10/22/2020 5:46:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message PLace Pillage Marker in landau
112 10/22/2020 5:44:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 3 / Spain Declares War With England
-2 to all English AP totals.

Message from Catholic:
Play as activation
Activate Spinola to move from Mannheim, to Landau, to Saarbrucken, control, Saarbrucken, move to Nancy, control Nancy, taking control of Lorraine, then move to Metz and put Metz under Siege.
i gain 2 VPs for Lorraine but lose one for violating neutrality of Lorraine
111 10/22/2020 11:44:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message There we go, no map change
110 10/22/2020 11:44:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Play Strategy card as Foreign Aid #11: 3 / Treaty of Ulm
Neither player may enter a Neutral Area or Independent City for the rest of the turn.

Message from Protestant:
109 10/21/2020 8:41:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message over to you
108 10/19/2020 2:24:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Play Strategy card as Foreign Aid #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:
FA 11 for catholic
107 10/19/2020 12:42:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Play Strategy card as Event #8: 1 / Ottoman Turks Raid Imperial Border
Imperial units in Austria are not automatically paid this turn.

Message from Protestant:
I think it's my turn, this for event.
106 10/19/2020 12:41:00 PM 1622-1623 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:
make up card play for activating Mansfeld earlier.
105 10/18/2020 8:09:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message he's ok
104 10/18/2020 8:09:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Catholic:
roll fo leader loss for Bucquoy
103 10/18/2020 8:07:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message ok i have ended the hungarian rebellion
i take control of hungary
i noticed when you moved Mansfled to attack - did you play a card? i can't find it on the journal
102 10/18/2020 8:01:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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8


Message from Catholic:
first die attacker and second die defender
101 10/18/2020 8:00:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message ok. i am on 11-14 column with +1 modifier and you are on 3-4 column with 0 modifier
100 10/18/2020 7:21:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message battle card for gabor?

99 10/18/2020 7:20:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message uploaded file. i took my losses from previous battle and also applied pillage to Kasseg
98 10/18/2020 7:19:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
Activate Bucquoy
He moves to Kasseg, turn it to Cath control and then back to pressburg and then Levice and attack Gabor
do you play cards?
97 10/18/2020 7:13:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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8


Message from Catholic:
leader loss check
Pappenheim and then aldringer
96 10/17/2020 7:41:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Message Uploaded TYW2ndBudwie.vlog. Please do the battle results for the Catholics and take your next turn. I added the extra plunder to move the Mansfeld forces.
95 10/17/2020 7:38:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Message Anhalt dies.
94 10/17/2020 7:38:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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7


Message from Protestant:
Leader loss check: Anhalt first, Mansfeld second. need under an 8
93 10/17/2020 7:35:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Message Protestants inflict 6 loss facors
Catholics inflict 8 loss factors.
92 10/17/2020 7:33:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
7


Message from Protestant:
Protestant roll first on 15-19,+1
Catholic roll second, on 11-14, +1
91 10/16/2020 6:58:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message you are moving 6 units if you take all of them so you need 2 pillage markers [in one place or in two spaces]
i do not play combat cards.
i am on 11-14 column wiht a +1 modifier and you are on 15-19 with a +1 modifier
90 10/15/2020 7:05:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Message In Humgary, tetreated to Levice with 3 and flipped 3 militia. Attacked in Budweis with all Mansfeld's forces, placed plunder marker in the twon they came from. Can you do battle? I have no cards to play on battle.
89 10/14/2020 6:16:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message i have uploaded 2 files today one for my activation and one now for battle just now
88 10/14/2020 6:13:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message i win battle you lose 3 steps of your militia and i lose 1 step of my veterans, where do you retreat?
than you can do your card play
i placed a pillage 1 level
i have uploaded file
87 10/14/2020 6:10:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Catholic:
protestant roll +1
86 10/14/2020 6:10:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Catholic:
catholic roll +1 modifier
85 10/14/2020 1:34:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Play Strategy card as Combat #12: 1 / Surprise Attack
+1 to Protestant combat die roll.

Message from Protestant:
Bethlen Gabor
84 10/14/2020 12:00:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message uploaded
83 10/14/2020 11:58:00 AM 1622-1623 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 as activation of Bucquoy in Vienna wuth 4 veterans moving to Pressburg and attacking Bethlen gabor
do you play a combat card?
at hte minute is me on 15-19 column with +1 and you on 5-7 column and 0 modifier
82 10/14/2020 11:55:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message i have found Christian of Baden and place him an dtwo units in Tuttlingen. if you want him in a different city then move replace there when it is your turn.
81 10/14/2020 9:11:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Play Strategy card as Event #4: 2 / New Leader
Deploy Frederick of Baden and 2 Protestant Militia in Baden. Baden enters game as Protestant area.

Message from Protestant:
80 10/14/2020 9:09:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message Remanant with Thurn and Schlick move to Prauge
79 10/14/2020 9:08:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message Both leaders OK.
78 10/14/2020 9:08:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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2


Message from Protestant:
Top is Thurn, Bottom Schlick...both have Loss rating of 8
77 10/13/2020 6:36:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message now you need to roll for leaders losses, decide where to retreat and then play a card
over to you
i will upload a file
76 10/13/2020 6:33:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message damn tilly died
75 10/13/2020 6:33:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Catholic:

74 10/13/2020 6:33:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Catholic:
first die is tilly, second is pappenheim
73 10/13/2020 6:32:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message we need to roll for leader loss

72 10/13/2020 6:32:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message brutal battle
you lose all your full strength militia and left with a reduced militia and i lose both my militia and left with 4 mercenaries
71 10/13/2020 6:30:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Catholic:
roll for protestant defender
70 10/13/2020 6:30:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Catholic:
i roll for catholic attacker
69 10/13/2020 6:29:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message Hi Mark
no i do not play much Tactical hes and counter games. i am more a strategic, area movement or point to point guy, particularly CDGs. i am happy to give it a go though. and i love the period so a TYW battle may be a first one for me!
68 10/13/2020 12:54:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Message Filippo, are you a player of the 30YW battles? I ordered on GMT's P500 the Musket & Pike dual pack: 11 battles. If you do play those, I was wondering if we could try one after this game is over?
67 10/13/2020 12:52:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Message No card play from Protestants.
66 10/11/2020 5:20:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / New Leaders
Charles of Loraine, Gallas. Place with any Imperial units.

Message from Catholic:
Play as activation
Activate Tilly for move.
Tilly moves from Munchen, through Landshut, Passau and LInz and attack Thurn Stack in Budweis
i place pillage 1 level in Landshut and Passau for foraging
do yuo play combat cards?
currnet battle would be: i roll on 15-19 column with +2 modifier to roll
and you roll pn 5-7 column with +1 modifier for Thurn
65 10/11/2020 2:31:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Play Strategy card as Event #9: 3 / Richelieu Becomes Chief Minister of France
Begin French Aid to Protestant player. Allows play of Sweden Enters War event (P-18).

Message from Protestant:
oh, yeah!
64 10/11/2020 2:30:00 PM 1622-1623 Protestant Draw Strategy cards
63 10/9/2020 7:53:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message you need to draw and then start action phase
62 10/9/2020 7:36:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Draw Strategy cards
61 10/9/2020 7:36:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message ok we can draw cards
60 10/9/2020 9:37:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message round up so it is 2
59 10/9/2020 9:08:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message I forgot round up or down on pillage rem die roll? I got a 3, wo it's probaly 1 or 2. Can you tell me?
58 10/9/2020 9:07:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Protestant:
Protestant Pillage removal roll
57 10/8/2020 7:16:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message i have uploaded file with all chnages up to now.
when you rolled for pay and looting, you needed to add +2 to your mansfled roll as you had more than 4 units looting and they are mercenary so the result is 7 whoch means you lose one step. i made that correction in the vlog file
56 10/8/2020 4:38:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message I remove the one in Achen and that's it
55 10/8/2020 4:37:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:

54 10/8/2020 4:37:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message We need to roll for pillage removal
Roll 1d10 halve the number is pillage levels to be removed
53 10/8/2020 4:36:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic End Turn
52 10/7/2020 7:55:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message It is end turn? Do you discard cards?
51 10/7/2020 7:54:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message In this turn we forgot that under optional rules unless we have played a card for FA we get -1 modifier to recruit
50 10/7/2020 7:53:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Discard Strategy card Message from Catholic:
49 10/7/2020 7:52:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message I discard my card
48 10/7/2020 7:46:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Message 1 Pillage for Mansfeld
47 10/7/2020 7:42:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Message Thurn Pillage 2 plus one step loss

46 10/7/2020 7:41:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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5


Message from Protestant:
Thurn top
Mansfled bottom
45 10/7/2020 4:42:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message Your go at pay phase.
Danish are locally paid.
Hungarian are locally paid. You need to pay / roll for the two Protestant armies in bohemia
44 10/7/2020 4:41:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message Lucky all paid no effect
43 10/7/2020 4:40:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
1


Message from Catholic:
First roll is spanish
Second is saxon
42 10/7/2020 4:40:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message Pay phase. My Bavarian units are locally paid. My imperial unit are locally paid.
I need to roll for my spanish units.
5 veterans (+1 modifier for more than 4 units looting and -1 modifier for being veterans so no modifier). I then roll for my second in Leipzig (no modifier as 3 militia). Should have played some FA cards!

41 10/7/2020 6:20:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Message Now siege continuation but there are no sieges
So we are on supply/ forage/ flooring phase
None of us played Foreign Aid card I guess there will be done rolling for possible looting!
40 10/7/2020 6:18:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Message I checked our logs and the situation on VPs is
21 start
+3 lower palatinate
+ 1 Strasbourg
-1 schleswig holstein
-1 lubeck
-1 Hamburg
+5 for event just played
So 27
39 10/7/2020 6:14:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Change Victory Points +4: from 23 to 27
38 10/7/2020 6:14:00 AM 1620-1621 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:
I can play it as event. So I get 5 VPs
37 10/7/2020 6:13:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Message It is two steps of mercenaries so one full strength mercenary
36 10/5/2020 3:48:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Message 8, Mansfeld got two Mercenaries.
35 10/5/2020 3:48:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Protestant:
Mansfeld in Pilsen, needs a 3 or better
34 10/5/2020 3:47:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Play Strategy card as Recruitment #13: 1 / Command Rivalry
Catholic army must contain at least 2 leaders. -1 to Catholic combat die-roll.

Message from Protestant:
Attempt to recruit a mercenary in Pilsen with Mansfled, and add +1 for dynamic laader. roll to follow.
33 10/4/2020 1:20:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Catholic:
bucqouy for mercenary
32 10/4/2020 1:20:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Catholic:
tilly (+1) for militia
31 10/4/2020 1:19:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Catholic:
till (+1) for mercenary
30 10/4/2020 1:19:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Play Strategy card as Recruitment #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:
Recruitment
2 with tilly and one with bucquoy
29 10/3/2020 11:13:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Message Flip Hamburg to Protestant, remove siege markers and reduce 1 VP
Themn it's my impulse
28 10/3/2020 7:26:00 AM 1620-1621 Protestant Message I Thing I took Hamburg. What do I do?
Thanks
27 10/3/2020 7:25:00 AM 1620-1621 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Protestant:
Siege of Hamburg, at +1, so need a 4 or better.
26 10/3/2020 7:24:00 AM 1620-1621 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 again for siege in Hamburg.
25 10/2/2020 6:31:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Message i dropped a file with all admin stuff
24 10/2/2020 6:30:00 AM 1620-1621 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:
23 10/2/2020 6:25:00 AM 1620-1621 Catholic Message sorry but unfortunately a 0 is a 0 in this game so it is a failed siege. i will place the +1 siege marker now when i do my actions
22 10/1/2020 7:51:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Message ending loggile at moment of siege success, please do the rest. THanks!
21 10/1/2020 7:48:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Protestant:
Siege of Hamburg, without knowing if I should add a +1 for continued siege.Let's see If I roll a "4"!
20 10/1/2020 7:40:00 PM 1620-1621 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 2 / New Leader
Deploy Christian of Brunswick and 3 Protestant Militia in Brunswick-Luneberg. Brunswick-Luneberg enters game as Protestant area.

Message from Protestant:
Activate Christion in siege of Hamburg.
19 9/28/2020 7:22:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Change Victory Points +1: from 22 to 23
18 9/28/2020 7:21:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message forgot Spinola also moved to strasbourg and took control as it has six moves. so +1 VP

17 9/28/2020 7:19:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Message you have to place a pillage level 1 in one of the four spaces where you moved Danish army
16 9/28/2020 7:16:00 PM 1620-1621 Catholic Change Victory Points +1: from 21 to 22

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