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179 1/22/2021 12:47:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #10: 2 / New Leaders
Deploy Aldringer and Holk with and Bavarian units.

Message from Catholic:
Activate Tilly and stack. Move to Pilsen, Leipzig, Dresden, Gorlitz (convert), and Liegnitz. Combat in Liegnitz. Battle card?
178 1/22/2021 5:51:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Message uploaded. i also updated the wallenstein track [it is on 4, 3 for winning and 1 for 1 recruit]
177 1/22/2021 5:49:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
rec
176 1/22/2021 5:49:00 AM 1626-1627 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:
recruitment by chistian of brunswick - militia
175 1/21/2021 2:11:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Message Wow. That is frustrating. File uploaded. :)
174 1/21/2021 2:10:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Papp. +1 -1.
173 1/21/2021 2:10:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Wally again.
172 1/21/2021 2:09:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Wally recruiting on the merc table. +2 for Wally, -1 for pillage.
171 1/21/2021 2:09:00 PM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 3 / Spain Declares War With England
-2 to all English AP totals.

Message from Catholic:
Play as recruitment.
170 1/21/2021 11:27:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Message uploaded.
by the way good move on the overrun!
169 1/21/2021 11:26:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Play Strategy card as Event #10: 1 / Swedish Aid
Sweden give money to Protestants. Protestant player receives 6 additional Aid Points this turn.

Message from Protestant:
play for event and gets 6 FA
168 1/20/2021 10:49:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Change Victory Points +1: from 20 to 21
167 1/20/2021 10:49:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
Activate Tilly and stack. Move to Donnauworth (convert), Ulm (overrun George of Baden and convert). Return to Nurnberg. Pillage in Donnauworth. File uploaded. Plus one VP for Ulm.
166 1/20/2021 6:22:00 AM 1626-1627 Protestant Message uploaded
165 1/20/2021 6:19:00 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:
play to activate George of Baden, move to rottweil, control rottweil, then biberach control biberach and then Ulm. place pillage in Rottweil. -1 VP for rottweil but +1 for vialating Wurrtemberg neutrality so 0 VP chnage
164 1/19/2021 8:57:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Message File uploaded.
163 1/19/2021 8:57:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
Playing for Foreign Aid.
162 1/19/2021 8:45:00 AM 1626-1627 Catholic Draw Strategy cards
161 1/18/2021 4:57:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Change Victory Points -1: from 21 to 20
160 1/18/2021 4:03:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Message uploaded
159 1/18/2021 4:00:00 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:
play to activate Mansfeld, move to linz, convert linz, move to salzburg, convert salzburg and then back to budweis. i only take the merc so i have 6 MP and only 1 pillage in salzburg. i reduce 1VP for salzburg
158 1/18/2021 3:57:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
pillage recovery

157 1/18/2021 3:56:00 PM 1626-1627 Protestant Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
156 1/18/2021 3:56:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant End Turn
155 1/18/2021 3:55:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Message ok. thanks
all my units are paid as i had 22 FAs
no sieges, so i will simply end turn and deal cards and start new turn!
154 1/18/2021 3:03:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Message File uploaded. I'll hold on to my card so you can end the turn.
153 1/18/2021 3:01:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Pillage recovery for next turn.
152 1/18/2021 3:00:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Message Metz falls.
151 1/18/2021 3:00:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Change Victory Points +2: from 19 to 21
150 1/18/2021 2:59:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Continued Siege in Metz.
149 1/18/2021 2:59:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Message Nurnberg falls.
148 1/18/2021 2:59:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Change Victory Points +1: from 18 to 19
147 1/18/2021 2:58:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Continued Siege in Nurnberg.
146 1/18/2021 2:57:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Looting in Metz.
145 1/18/2021 2:56:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Looting in Nurnberg.
144 1/18/2021 2:53:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Looting in Friedland (one Vet unit).
143 1/18/2021 2:50:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
Play as Foreign Aid.
142 1/18/2021 10:52:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Message that was not great , reduced militia and reduced merc
uploaded
141 1/18/2021 10:51:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
again the same in leignitz
140 1/18/2021 10:51:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
Christian of B recruit in Leignitz mercenary
139 1/18/2021 10:50:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
George of Baden recruit militia in tuttlingen
138 1/18/2021 10:49:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Play Strategy card as Recruitment #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:
play to recruit
137 1/16/2021 10:06:00 AM 1624-1625 Catholic Message File uploaded.
136 1/16/2021 10:02:00 AM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 5

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Message from Catholic:
Leader loss. Wal, Picco, Repl, Brunswick, Denmark, in that order.
135 1/16/2021 10:02:00 AM 1624-1625 Catholic Message Attacker wins, loses 9 factors. Defender loses 12 factors.

134 1/16/2021 10:00:00 AM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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Message from Catholic:
Attacker at 20+, +2

Defender at 15-19, +2

Attacker first.
133 1/16/2021 7:35:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Play Strategy card as Combat #12: 1 / Surprise Attack
+1 to Protestant combat die roll.

Message from Protestant:
Play combat cards. I believe I am on 15-19 column with +1 modifier (leader) and now +1 for card. So +2 overall
132 1/16/2021 4:16:00 AM 1624-1625 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 Wallenstein's stack, move to Friedland and attack. Any battle cards? No file yet.
131 1/15/2021 9:56:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Message uploaded
130 1/15/2021 9:55:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / Ottoman Turks Raid Imperial Border
Imperial units in Austria are not automatically paid this turn.

Message from Protestant:
play to activate christian of brunswick with his stack of 6 units and move from Leipzig to dresden, gorlitz, leignitz, control leignitz and then friedland. pillage1 in gorlitz and leignitz
129 1/15/2021 9:48:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Change Victory Points +5: from 13 to 18
128 1/15/2021 12:23:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Message File uploaded.
127 1/15/2021 12:23:00 PM 1624-1625 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:
Event. +5 VPs.
126 1/15/2021 9:23:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Message uploade
125 1/15/2021 9:21:00 AM 1624-1625 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:
play as foreign aid
124 1/15/2021 8:58:00 AM 1624-1625 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:
Event. File Uploaded.
123 1/15/2021 8:43:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Message uploaded
122 1/15/2021 8:42:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Change Victory Points -2: from 15 to 13
121 1/15/2021 8:42:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #13: 1 / Command Rivalry
Catholic army must contain at least 2 leaders. -1 to Catholic combat die-roll.

Message from Protestant:
play to activate christian of brunswick that takes the entire stack with him from kassel. Control Kassel, then Fulda control Fulda, then Lutzen and ends in Leipzig. i take control of Hesse Kassel [+2 VPs] and put pillage in Fulda
120 1/15/2021 8:40:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Change Victory Points +2: from 13 to 15
119 1/15/2021 8:40:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Message you took over Lorraine so you gain 2 VPs
118 1/15/2021 8:35:00 AM 1624-1625 Catholic Change Victory Points -1: from 14 to 13
117 1/15/2021 8:35:00 AM 1624-1625 Catholic Change Victory Points 0: from 14 to 14
116 1/15/2021 8:35:00 AM 1624-1625 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #2: 2 / England Withdraws Troops
Remove English Veteran unit from the game. English Aid continues.

Message from Catholic:
Activate Spinola. Move him and his stack to Landau, Saarbrucken (convert), Nancy (convert), and Metz. Siege Metz. Pillage in Saarbrucken. Minus 1 VP for violating neutrality of Lorraine. File uploaded.
115 1/15/2021 5:54:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Message uploaded
114 1/15/2021 5:54:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Message i had forgotten to icnrease VP for vialating neutrality
113 1/15/2021 5:54:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Change Victory Points +1: from 13 to 14
112 1/15/2021 5:51:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #11: 3 / Treaty of Ulm
Neither player may enter a Neutral Area or Independent City for the rest of the turn.

Message from Protestant:
play as activation for christian of Denmark, moves to bremen, minden, paderborn, wetzlar, converts wetzlar, and then ends in Kassel. pillage in minden
111 1/14/2021 12:12:00 PM 1624-1625 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:
Activate Tilly. Move his whole stack to Freising, Ingolstadt, Nurnberg (dropping forces if necessary to mask, not doing that if not), Bamberg (convert) and back to Nurnberg to beseige. File uploaded.
110 1/14/2021 12:06:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Pillage recovery roll.
109 1/13/2021 12:23:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Message uploaded - over to you
108 1/13/2021 12:21:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Change Victory Points -2: from 15 to 13
107 1/13/2021 12:21:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Message right - taken hamburg -1VP. i also took control of Mecklenburg - 2VPs but violated neutrality of it so +1VP. overall it is a -2 VPs
106 1/13/2021 12:19:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
roll for siege +3
105 1/13/2021 12:19:00 PM 1624-1625 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 Christian of Denmark to move him with 1 unit to lubeck, wismar, control of wismar and rostock, control of rostock and then back to wismar. the unit is left there [only has 6 MPs]. but christian has 8 MPs and so goes back alone to lubeck and hannover and roll for siege in hannover
104 1/13/2021 12:15:00 PM 1624-1625 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
pillage recovery

103 1/13/2021 12:00:00 PM 1624-1625 Catholic Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
102 1/13/2021 11:53:00 AM 1624-1625 Protestant Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
101 1/13/2021 11:53:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant End Turn
100 1/13/2021 9:43:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message I'll hold on to my card. Go ahead and end the turn. I forgot to roll for pillage recovery but we can do that after your first action if you want.
99 1/13/2021 8:13:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message you can discard, and then if you are ready i can end turn and draw new cards
98 1/13/2021 8:12:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Discard Strategy card Message from Protestant:
97 1/13/2021 8:12:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message i discard one card
96 1/13/2021 8:11:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message wow - third failed attempt!!!
95 1/13/2021 8:10:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
roll for siege in Hamburg with +2 modifier
94 1/13/2021 8:09:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message all paid
93 1/13/2021 8:09:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
Budweis
92 1/13/2021 8:09:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Protestant:
Kassel
91 1/13/2021 8:09:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message pay stage for Protestant. i have 6 FA, which will pay for merc in prague [2FA], 2 militia in Tuttlingen [2FA], and 2 of the three Militia in Kassel [2FA]. so i need to roll for 1 militia in Kassel with no modifier and my stack in Budweis with a 0 modifier [+1 for four units looting, but stacked with dynamic leader]
90 1/12/2021 11:20:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message File uploaded.
89 1/12/2021 11:19:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Message Control of Lower Palatinate and four Electors.
88 1/12/2021 11:18:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Change Victory Points +5: from 10 to 15
87 1/12/2021 11:17:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Continued Siege for Mannheim.
86 1/12/2021 11:14:00 AM 1622-1623 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / New Leaders
Charles of Loraine, Gallas. Place with any Imperial units.

Message from Catholic:
Activate Wallenstein and stack. Move to Linz. Pillage in Pressburg.
85 1/12/2021 5:58:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Change Victory Points -1: from 11 to 10
84 1/12/2021 5:58:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Message pillage in hanover
uploaded
83 1/12/2021 5:56:00 AM 1622-1623 Protestant Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / Ottoman Turks Raid Imperial Border
Imperial units in Austria are not automatically paid this turn.

Message from Protestant:
activate Christian of brunswick and move him to hanover, paderborn take control of both and ends in Kassel. I thus take control of Brunswick Kalenberg [+1 VP for violating neutrality but -2VPs for controlling it]
82 1/11/2021 12:43:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Message Uploaded file with your FA.
81 1/11/2021 12:41:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Catholic:
Mannheim Siege Combat.
80 1/11/2021 12:40:00 PM 1622-1623 Catholic Play Strategy card as Operations #10: 2 / New Leaders
Deploy Aldringer and Holk with and Bavarian units.

Message from Catholic:
Activate Spinola and one unit to move to Oppenheim, convert, them move back to Mannheim and conduct siege combat.

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