Portugal and Spain succeed very well with both discoveries and period
objects. French armies unsuccessfull in Italy hinder French plans,
but careful choise in Reform, both England and France Conciliatory, let
both of them very high in victory points. Turkish fiasco in Rhodos has
really ruined him.
Spain and France/Venice alliance make White Peace. Rumours about peace
talks between Knights and Turkey are cutted short by a serie of quick executions.
Turkish siege produces no result. Spain wins the Battle of Napoli with
the horrible fire of Spanish cannons. Resulted pursuit (DR=10) together
with horrible withdraw (DR=10) decimate French armies, but no major victory
was achieved. French suppress the revolt. Habsburgs fight undecisive battle
against Venetians in Venice. England destroys the pirate but fails to suppress
the revolt. A cursed dieroll ends the phase.
In a major invasion Turkish armies and Sultan, Grand Vizier and general
?6 land to the Rhodes and overrun Knight detachment. Siege produces usure(-).
Portugal fights a standoff in Goa. Venice fleet blockades Spanish fleet
which brought reinforcements to Napoli. Balboa died in Inca. French army
marches to Papacy and fails to suppress revolt in Dauphine.
Portugal turns Trading Post in Goa to a (+)-side Colony and founds
a Trading Post in Siam. Spain founds a Colony to the great gold mine in
Inca and turns one Colony in Azteca to it's (+)-side.
France vassallizes Toscana.
Spain almost manages to get Papacy down from France.
Turkey vassallizes Oman.
Venice gets Savoia to the Entree en Guerre.
Declarations of War:
France declares war to Spain and Venice follows. Toscana joins France
and Habsburgs Spain.
Turkish diplomatical Pressure
Reform (2nd time): England(Revolt(+) in Ulster) and France(Revolt(+)
with general in Dauphine) Conciliatory, Spain Counter-Reform
War in Italy
England: Looting and Insecurity
France: Cultural Expansion
Portugal: Fiscal Evasion
Spain: Scandal at the court
Turkey: Enthusiasm to the Navy
Venice: Reorganization of the army or the Fleet
Turn 6 - The Return of the Sultan!
Knights refuses to make level 2 peace with Turkey. England makes White
Peace with Scotland.
Portugal explores Amazon area. Turkish fleet hunts down Knight privateer.
Turkey suffers another major defeat when Knights defeat another army(-).
Turkey suffers major defeat when invading army(-) breaks.
Turkish army is eliminated in a failed invasion. English army reliefs
the siege of Newcastle and throw Scottish invaders back to Scotland.
Turkish army(-) fights a draw against Knights. Resulting retreat destroys
them. Scotland lays siege to Newcastle.
Portugal founds Trading Post in Canton and Colony in Malaya. Spain
founds Colony in Inca.
Venice gets Parma to Entree en Guerre.
Portuguese Colonial Dynamism
War with Scotland
France and England make Royal Marriage. France gives Gascogne to England
and England gives Calais to France.
France: Wave of Obscuratism
Portugal: Depletion of the mine
Spain: Exceptional Year
Turkey: Death of the Heir to the Throne
Venice: Offer of alliance
French monarch acquired more ruling time.
Turn 5 - The hard rock of Rhodes.
Knights refuse to make white peace with Turks.
Turkish siege of Rhodos preceeds: They didn't attrite. Sultan sends
the Grand Vizier to look for assasins when French player throws one and
ends the turn.
Turkish army hit the beaches of Rhodes together with Al Djazairish
army. They manage to surprise Knight detachment and destroy them to the
last man. Following siege attempt produces attrition.
Spain a colony to Azteca. England and France manage to compete Dutch
fleets from their own CTZ to (-)-side and turn their own fleets to the
Spain gets Savoia to Alliance Militaire from France.
France gets Papacy to Entree en Guerre from Spain.
Turkey vassallizes Crimea with a little help from Diplomatic Pressure.
Venice: Parma to Entree en Guerre.
Venice and France form Offensive Alliance
Declarations of War:
Turkey declares war to Knights. Al Djazair follows.
Turkish Diplomatic Pressure
2x Diplomatic Upheavals. Only Papacy and Tunis falls down the Track.
England: Agricultural Technique Development
France: Military leader: General (Well, he has more generals than armies.)
Portugal: Exceptional Year
Turkey: Enthusiasm to the Army (Land Tech +1)
Venice: Gift to the State
Spanish king acquired longer age. French king died at last, as did
the Doge of Venice. The new Doge is baby with fragile health, but a damn
Turn 4 - Competition is 'in'!
Berg surrenders unconditionally and converts to the Catholic Faith.
Mameluks surrenders unconditionally and is annexed to the Turkish empire.
Habsburgs offer honors of war to the valiant defenders of Berg. A lucky
8 ends Military Phase.
Habsburgs siege Berg. Usure(+).
Habsburgs siege Berg. Another Usure(-).
Habsburgs siege Berg. Usure(-).
Habsburgs siege Berg.
Habsburgs siege Berg.
Diaz sails around the world! Habsburgs lay siege to Berg. Sultan orders
direct assault to Cairo. After three days of fighting Cairo surrenders.
Diaz finds eastern Pacific. Spanish conquistadors continue to search
coastal South America. Habsburg army fight indecisive battle in Berg. Spain
suppresses revolt in Pouilles. Mameluks hit the Sultan in Jerusalem, but
the armies were unable to find each other. (Lots of 1's and 2's.) Sultan
attacks retreating Qalif in Sinai: Major victory! Without a single loss
Sultan destroys 90% of Qalif's army. England suppresses revolt in Pale.
Diaz finds western coast of Chile. Pinzon sails around the Caribbean.
Spanish army fight indecisive battle in Berg. Two French explorers sail
to Northern Atlantic and try to find Acadia. This time they don't fall
from the edge, but return to Europe to report from the edge. Sultan continues
his sieges: Jerusalem falls. English army executes a marvellous amphibious
operation, sail around Cornwall and breach the walls of Bristol.
Spain founds a Colony in Panama. Portugal succeeds in every colonization
actions: Colony in Angola and in Madagascar. She succeeds to raise Madras
two levels. England reaches renaissance technology as does Latin Minors.
France: Poland to Entree en Guerre, Loses Savoia to Marriage Royal
Declarations of War:
Turkey declares war to the Mameluks. Al Djazair refuses to take part
to this war again!
Spain and Habsburgs declare war to Berg. That heretic!
Treaty of Tordesillas (At last!)
3xRevolt: Habsburg, Pouilles, Pale
England: Agricultural Crisis
Portugal: Death of the Heir of the Throne
Turkey: Death of the military leader (?2)
French king refuses to die to the great dismay of the crown prince.
Turn 3 - Round the Mameluks
To everyone's wonder Turkey makes level 3 peace with Mameluks.
Diaz returns to Europe. Turn ends.
Diaz continues his search of Pacific. Acre surrenders to the sultan.
Diaz comes back to Cap colony to fetch more ships. England managed
to annihilate the revolt detachment (at last). Revolt suppression succeeded,
but the siege did not. Mameluks surprise Al Djazairish army and annihilates
it (one more kills than men) but fails to achive major victory (one death
too many). But the wrath of the sultan was horrible: Ensuing battle annihilates
Qalif's forces to the last man and the Qalif himself is impaled, but once
again the defender managed to kill a couple of factors too many. Following
siege produced usure(+).
Colombo tries to find African coast, but dies in the process. Portuguese
Cabral dies near Cap Horn, but some ships return to report from this stormy
place. Diaz sails around Indonesia and southern Pacific. English army fought
indecisive battle with rebels. Al Djazairish army lands to Acre and sieges
it with the help of Turkish Pasha and gets a usure(+). Sultan breaches
the walls of Damas.
Spain finds the first area in Mexico. Aztecs are satisfied with the
head of Ojeda. Portugal finds Namib desert, a sea route to China and more
seas near South America. French explorer Gonneville finds North Atlantic
Ocean, but falls across the edge of the world when trying to find Terre
Neuve. Englishman E. Cabot follows Gonneville's footsteps across the edge.
English decided to practice first with the revolt in Wales. Turkish sultan
decides that his generals are an incompetent bunch of fools and takes the
field himself. This decision seemed to be the right one, as the first roll
of die results a breach to Alep.
Spain acquires renaissance technology and founds a Colony in Antilles.
Portugal founds a Colony in Cap and two Trading Post in India: Goa and
Spain: Papacy to Entree en Guerre
Turkey: Al Djazair to vassal
Venice: Parma to Corps Expeditionaire
Declarations of War:
Al Djazair declares war to Mameluks
Habsburg Inheritance of Bohemia
Habsburg Inheritance of Milano
England: Exceptional Year
Spain: Cultural Expansion
Turkey: Agricultural Crisis (Perhaps one should not conscript all those
Venice: Exceptional Year
French and Spanish monarchs acquired longer lifetime. The King of Portugal
dies and is replaced according to rules by Manoel I (8/6/8).
Turn 2 - Death to the Explorers!
Spanish and Portuguese explorers return to Europe to report their findings
and fetch more ships. Turkey sieges Alep (another usure(+)) and Damas (usure(-)).
To the great annoyance of Turkey, Turn was ended by a lucky 1.
Columbus finds Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and Panama. Portugal finds
India. Turkey annihilates a Mameluk army(+) and a detachment in Aleppo.
Siege produces usure(+). England decides to wait until next turn.
Columbus finds Antilles. Portugal finds South American coastal seas
and Cap. Turkey fights a draw with Mameluks in Aleppo - both sides lose
token forces. English rebels win the first battle against regular army.
English army is all but annihilated in the following retreat. (Rebels:
Shock DR=10, Pursuit DR=10, England retreat DR=10)
France and Turkey reach renaissance technology. Portugal founds Trading
Post in Cameroun, and her Colony in Cap Verde becomes known to all..
England: Hannover to Marriage Royal (Hannover pays the dowry)
France: Toscana to Entree en Guerre
Spain: Papaute to Alliance Militaire
Turkey: Al Djazair to Alliance Militaire, Tunis to Subsidies
Declarations of War:
Turkey declares war to the Mameluks. Venice get them to MR.
Election of the Holy Roman Emperor (Spain won.)
Veneto/Turkish Commercial Conflict
Revolt in England, strong with a city (Bristol), detachment and a minor
England: Sell of honorary Titles
France: Gift to the State
Portugal: Looting and Insecurity
Spain: Agricultural Technique Development
Turkey: Enthusiasm for the Army (Land Tech +1)
Venice: Development of Warships
Turkish and English monarchs acquired longer lifetime.