Holland is barely able to hold on with numerous floodings, and England
holding Atlantic trade Dutch economy is really on the edge. England scores
102 points from his commercial monopolies. Turkey manages finally score
a couple of good victories, but are drawn once again in the long lasting
war with Poland who fights against all odds against Russia and Turkey.
England and Scotland make white peace.
Habsburgs besiege Kronstadt with usure(+) and breach Klausenburg. Spaniards
try to sneak out from Raguse but in the end force battle. Draw, but Spaniards
lose about 60 galleys vs. Turkish 10. Turkish forces besiege Brest Litovsk
with usure(+). Russians besiege Smolensk with usure(+).
Habsburgs besiege Kronstadt with usure(-) and Klausenburg. Hungarians
breach Leoben. Spinola breach Sarajevo. (Why couldn't I never have such
10-10-10-serie like French and Spain?) Venice besieges Zagreb without success.
Russians besige Wilno with usure(+) and Smolensk usure(-). Polish forces
attack russians in Wilno with a result of bloody draw. Scotland invades
March and throws english armies out after a short battle.
Habsburgs besiege Kronstadt and Leoben without success. Hungarians
Klausenburg(usure(+)). Venezians blockades Al Djazairish fleet. Spaniard
Spinola breaches the walls of Nish. Turkish forces breach Lwow and Lublin.
Turkish fleet blockades Spanish Fleet in Raguse. Russians besiege Smolensk.
Polish forces annihilate Crimean/Moldavian force besieging Brest Litovsk.
France founds trading posts in Cameroun and Cote d'Ivoire. Spain founds
a colony in La Plata and re-founds Portuguese trading post in Carnatic.
English colony in Celebes turns to (+)-side.
Turkey vassallizes Tunisia and Al Djazair. Spain vassallizes Parma
Declarations of War:
Spain declares war to Turkey. Habsburgs, Hungary, Knights and Venice
joins the war. Northern Africa and Aden/Oman supports Turkey. (A great
Balkan War !)
Annexation of the Latvija by Sweden
England/Scotland War (France controls)
Polish forces regroup to the other side of Vistula. Turkish forces
besiege Lwow, Lublin and Brest Litovsk with usure(+)'s.
Polish forces regroup. Polish forces intercepts advancing Russians
in Wilno and force them to retreat. Polish forces intercept advancing Turkish
forces in Brest Litovsk too, and they fight another bloody draw. Turkish
siege of Lwow produces usure(+).
France breaches Mainz. Polish forces attack Turkey in Lwow, but the
battle is a bloody draw, and Polish forces retreat. Siege produces nothing.
Russia breach Mogilev.
French siege of Mainz produces usure(+). Polish forces decimate Russians
in Mogilev with 7 and 10. Turkish forces besiege Lwow with usure(-).
French armies attack Pfaltz in Mainz, but they didn't break defenders
who retreat to the other side of Rhein. Following siege produce nothing.
Polish forces breach Lwow. Turkish armies intercept Polish detachment trying
to cut their supply, but are decimated as French player throws two 10s.
Following pursuit produces yet another 10. On their own turn Turkey collect
fresh forces and attacks Polish stack in Lwow: French player throws 10
and 7. Russia besiege Mogilev without success.
Holland Colonizes Baie d'Hudson.Russia creates a Trading Post in Sibir.
France colonizes America. England creates a Trading Post in Bengale and
turns a Colony in Terra Neuve to (+)-side. Spaniards turn colony in Chili
France got Wurttenberg to Alliance Militaire.
Declarations of War:
France declares war on Pfaltz.
Revolt in Corsica
Revolt (Messina, strong)
Creation of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange
Dutch Staatholder dies unexpectedly. The King of France dies very expectedly.
Russia and Turkey fails by one to achieve level 4 peace with Poland.
Spaniards breach Toulouse. Polish forces regroup in Wilno. Turkey breach
Posen and acquire usure(+) to Lublin.
French rebels continue their advance: Lyonnais and Tours falls. Polish
forces attack Russians in Mogilev and rout them. Turkey breach Czernowitz.
Russians get usure(-) to Smolensk..
French rebels breach Le Mans and Spaniards besiege Lyonnais(usure+).
Polish forces fight Russians in Mogilev with a draw. Crimeans conquer Dnepropetrovsk
and Turkey Lwow.
French rebels breach Orleans and helping Spaniards Dijon. This time
rebels annihilate Kings army and the king dies by natural causes. Polish
forces almost annihilate besieging Crimeans. Russians besiege Mogilev with
usure(-). Crimeans besiege Dnepropetrovsk with usure(+).
French attempt to help Orleans doesn't success. Rebel counterattack
nearly annihilates Kings army. Crimean/Turkish army besieges Czernowitz
Russia colonizes Ienisseisk. England founds a Trading Post in Nippon.
Spain founds a Portuguese Trading Post in Bengal.
Spain gets Parma and Venice to Alliance Militaire.Turkey gets Cyrenaica
to Corps Expeditionaire.
Creation of the East India Company
Veerenigte Oostindische Companie
Wars in India (No wonder why...)
England: Independence of a Vassal (Scotland)
France: Technological Advance (Land +1)
Holland: Excellent Ministers
Russia: Plots at the Court
Spain: Offer of Marriage
Turkey: Fiscal Evasion (And again 10 pashas...)
Turkish Sultan and Russian Tsar cry out very loud.
Rebels siege Orleans with usure(+). Polish forces throw Russians away
from Mogilev. Turkish forces besiege Lwow, Crimean Czernowitz (usure(-))
and Dnepropetrovsk(usure(+)) and Russians Smolensk without success.
King of France breaches the walls of Orléans. Rebel counterattack
throws he back but rebels are unable to siege successfully. Turkish forces
breach the walls of Odessa. Crimean forces besiege Dnepnropetrovsk. Russian
forces gets usure(-) to Mogilew.
Spain founds another colony in Inca. England founds a colony
in Celebes and turns colony in Maine to (+)-side. Holland founds a Trading
Post in Orissa. Turkey founds a colony in Sofala.
Turkey vassallizes Tunis and Wallachia. Spain gets Lorraine and Savoia
Entreé en Guerre and Bayern to Alliance Militaire.
Declarations of War:
Turkey and Russia declares war to Poland. After a long search Polish
emissaries find French ambassador hiding under the table on the second
try after unsuccessfull trip through all other embassies.
War of Religion in France (Hip-Hip-Hooray!!)
Annexation of Portugal by Spain
Revolt: Messina (Weak, general)
England: Plots at the Court
France: Cultural Expansion
Russia: Economic Crisis
Spain: Agricultural Crisis
Turkey: Dynastic Inheritance (Wallachia)
King of England dies in old age. New protestant king of France is chosen.
Russian tzar dies by natural causes...by the kings.
French King Charles the Weak is executed by rebels. France joins the
Protestant Union. New king Ludwid the Heretic was chosen. Portugal surrenders
unconditionally to England and cedes Azores and Canton. Hungary surrenders
unconditionally as well to Turkey, and cedes Marozs and Ruthenia and pays
Turkish siege of Kronstad produces usure(+). Brits attack Tago and
throw defending Portuguese army away in a draw. In the following siege
they get lucky and breach the walls right away: Lisbon falls and Portuguese
fleet has to run blockade: defeat! Rising feelings of badwill against England
is felt around Europe.
Turkish forces breach Guns and this time annihilate defenders. Siege
of Buda ends as defenders leave the fortress under the honors of war. The
siege of Kronstad produces usure(-). Protestants in France breach Saint
Malo and acquire usure(+) in Paris and Cherbourg. Brits breach Elvas.
Spanish forces advance to Artois and leaves Gueldre undefended.
The world wonders. Turkish forces nearly annihilate remaining Hungarians
this time in Ruthenia, but fails to break them. Is the Curse of Grand Mother
of Knights in work? Sieges produce usure(+) in Buda and breach in Guns.
Unfortunately Hungarians hold. The siege of Kronstad produces nothing.
French protestants siege Paris and Cherbourg unsuccessfully and lay siege
to Saint Malo. Brits land inn Azores and breach the walls there, and get
usure(-) in Elvas.
Spanish forces annihilate Dutch forces in Gueldre, but lose all of
their remaining infantry. Turkish forces nearly annihilate Hungarian army
in Buda but fails to break their morale. Following sieges produce usure(+)
in Guns, usure(-) in Buda and breach the walls of Pecs. Rebels advance
unhindered as there isn't any Crown armies left and breach Dijon and besiege
Paris and Cherbourg. Brits land in Algarve and besiege Elvas with usure(+).
British fleet blockades Lisbon. Turkish forces siege Pecs with usure(+),
Guns with usure(-) and Karlsburg with attrition (no losses). Spanish forces
besiege Amsterdam with usure(+). Willem N. makes a clever outflanking manouver
through flooded Brabant province to Gueldre cutting Spaniards out of supply.
Spaniards manage to intercept Dutch with two different stacks, but both
are blodied and thrown away with heavy losses. Could Spain regain offensive
posture in Low Countries after this disaster? French rebels breach Orleans
and Auxerre and besiege Dijon with usure(+). French counterattack in Auxerre
is bloody: French army(+) and detachment is annihilated and French rebels
lose 33 infantries.
Turkish colony in Tanganica turns to the (+)-side. Spain founds a colony
in Inca. Russia founds a colony in Omsk.
Many tries, but only England manages to vassallizes Scotland.
Declarations of War:
England declares war to Portugal and Turkey to Hungary.
Revolt (Orleains, weak) (aren't there enough already?)
Wars in India
Revolt (Gueldre, weak, general)
Revolt (Tula, weak)
England: Enthusiasm for the Navy (10 Ships)
France: Enthusiasm for the Navy (+1 Naval Tech)
Holland: New Ally
Russia: Scandal at the Court
Spain: Excellent Ministers
Turkey: Technological Advance (Land +1)
Turkish and French monarch dies.
Persia surrenders unconditionally to Turkey and cedes Kars, Armenia
Rebels besiege Orleans with usure(+) and Dijon with usure(-).
Spanish advance is halted, when Henry IV relieves them from their infantry
after unsuccessful relief attempt to Tours. Rebels besiege Orleans and
Spaniards almost eliminate this time an army besieging Saint Malo.
Rebels breach Tours.
Spaniards provide support to France by almost eliminating one army
besieging Cherbourg. Rebels besiege Tours with usure(+).
Russians start exploring Sibir with small detachments -- Yermak will
not endanger himself quite yet. Turkish forces starts to move towards west.
The Frech King is captured and his forces are destroyed. French Protestants
rejoice and besiege Cherbourg.
Turkish forces offers honors of war to the defending Teherans. Russians
destroy the last remnants of organized resistance in Sibir -- Siberia is
open for colonization!
Dutch player floods Brabant when Spaniards walk in. Persian detachment
commits suicide by attacking two Turkish army(+)s. Turkish commander is
called to Constantinople for three turns for celebrations. Turkish counterattack
is horrible: two defending Persian army(-)s are routed when they hear the
first thundering from the Turkish cannons. Following siege produce usure(+).
Russian Army beats Siberians (once again). Brits pacify Gascogne. French
rebels siege several French provinces with little success. A battle between
last loyalist French troops and rebels near Le Mans. French Kings Guards
leave battle with little losses.
Spain founds a colony in Equador. England turns his Trading Post in
Carnatic to the (+)-side. French armies desert en masse to the rebels.
Turkey gets Entree en Guerre. Spain gets Papacy to Entree en Guerre.
War of Religion in France
England: Exceptional Year
France: Fiscal Evasion
Holland: Technological Advance (Naval +1)
Russia: Enthusiasm for Navy (tech +1)
Spain: Desertions (2 Inf)
Turkey: Diplomatic Preeminence
Turkish monarch dies.
Turkey demands unconditional surrender from Persia. Persia declines.
Russia welcomes Kazan to family, renaming its capital city to Groznygrad.
Combined Turkish and Crimean forces throw defending Persian forces
out from the Teheran area. After extended street fighting the Turkish forces
are forced to retreat from Teheran. Only three defenders survive. An unknown
British admiral sails around the world.
Guise attacks 4 times greater rebel forces at Guyenne. Guise retreats
with heavy casualties. Spanish armada sails to North sea. Turkish forces
breach Kars and Baghdad.
Last revolt in Provence suppressed. Holland flooded by Dutch player.
Remnants of Spanish forces retreated tactically (?) to Hainaut. Turkish
forces breach Alep and siege Kars with usure(+) and Baghdad with another
Turkish sultan starts to sweat whether the turn is going to end again
just before the breaches.
Spanish armies successfully berserked in Holland. Dutch forces retreated.
City of Kazan surrenders to Russia. Turkish forces bloody Persians, but
are unable to break them. Sieges produce usure(+), (-) and (-).
French armies suppress rebels in Provence and Vendeé. City of
Toulouse surrenders disgracefully to French rebels. Persian army annihilates
Turkish forces around Baghdad. Turkish counteroffensive results a draw.
Sieges produce nothing. Turkish engineer corps are reorganized because
of this inefficiency. Russian forces beat Siberian locals badly.
French forces drive rebel detachment away from Vendeé. The Tzar
of Russia, Ivan Grosny, killed in action in battle of Kazan (1580). He
will be missed -- the successor is 3-3-7. French rebels breach the walls
of Limoges. The city falls after heavy fighting. Persian forces raid Turkish
Basra colony in Iraq. Turkish sieges of Kars, Alep and Baghdad produce
absolutely nothing. Spanish army tries to be clever and invade northern
Holland with army(+) and army(-) commanded by Count of Alba, but local
Dutch detachment (2I, 2C) defend valiantly and Spaniards to retreat through
Russia founds a colony in Sibir. Russians find out about Arquebuses.
Spain founds a new colony in Inca.
Spain gets Papacy to Entree en Guerre. Turkey vassallizes Oman and
Declarations of War:
Russia declares war to Kazan.
Closure of China
Revolt (Astrakhan, (-))
War of Religion in France (French player screams in pain!)
England: Enthusiasm for the Navy
France: Renewal of Popularity
Holland: Scandal at the Court (Suffers bankruptcy!)
Russia: Technological Advance (Land +1)
Spain: Agricultural Crisis
Turkey: Agricultural Crisis
Spanish monarch dies natural death. Dutch and Turkish monarch die prematurely
and both countries suffers dynastic crisis.
Turkish sultan dies in heart attack when all sieges fail. Inca surrenders
Turkish sieges produce usure(+), (+) and (-). Crimeans get usure(-)
and breaches Baku. Al Djazair get usure(+)
Turkish sieges produce usure(+), (-) and (-). Crimeans get usure(+)
and usure(-). Al Djazair gets usure(-). Spaniards breach Cuzco.
Turkish siges produce usure(-), (+) and (-). Crimeans siege with nothing.
Al Djazair gets usure(+). Spaniards siege with usure(+).
Turkish forces siege Mosul, Bagdad and Erevan, Crimeans Kars and Baku
and Al Djazair Alep. Spaniards try to attack Breda but are forced to retreat
as Dutch open the damns. In Cuzco their siege produces usure(-).
Turkish forces siege Erevan without success and Crimean forces Kars
(without success too). Persian forces try to attack Crimeans but are forced
to retreat. Spaniards route Incas. Dutch forces breach the walls of Breda.
Turkey colonizes Tanganica. England founds a Trading Post in Carnatic.
Russia turns his colony in Sibir to (+)-side. Spain creates new colony
Spain gets Savoia to Alliance Militaire. Turkey gets Al Djazair and
Oman to Entree en Guerre.
Declarations of War:
Spain declares war to Inca empire.
War in Siberia
England: Technological Advance (Naval +2)
France: Defection of an Ally
Russia: Poor Weather
Spain: Development of Warships
King of Spanish gets longer reign.
There's no peace in this world.
Turkish siege produces usure(+). Dutch forces attack Breda. Spaniards
intercept, but are forced to retreat after the draw.
Crimeans capture Tiflis. Spaniards destroy Dutch privateer. They attack
Zeeland and throw Dutch out with a draw. Following siege produces nothing.
Crimeans acquire usure(+). Turkish siege of Alep produces usure(-).
Persians acquire usure(-) in Damascus. Spaniards breach the walls of Breda.
Crimeans acquire usure(-). Persian siege of Damascus continues unevenfully.
Turkish forces intercept moving Persian detachments in Aleppo, But the
following battle is fought between the main armies of Turkey and Persia.
Turkish forces suffers only minor casualties, but one Persian army(+)
and both detachments are annihilated. Spain notices that his commercial
ventures in Caribbean are in danger, when both Drake and unnamed Dutch
privateer set the sails, so he orders Santa Cruz to lift the blockade of
the Dutch fleet and move to Caribbean. Spanish siege of Breda produces
Crimean siege produces nothing. Turkish forces continue their move
towards the front. Persians acquire another usure(+) in Baghdad, nothing
in Damascus and annihilate two Turkish Pashas in Aleppo. Following siege
produces breach, and the valiant defenders are mercilessly slaughtered.
Spaniards hit Breda, the following battle is not bloody, but the Dutch
has to retreat again. The siege produce usure(-).
Crimean forces nearly annihilates Persian detachments in Georgia. Following
siege produce nothing. Spanish fleet blockades Dutch fleet in Den Haag.
Persian counteroffensive sieges Baghdad with usure(+) and Damascus with
Turkey founds Trading Post to Seychelles. France gets Trading Post
to Mauritanie. England turns St. John (Terra Neuve) to (+)-side. Dutch
founds a Trading Post in Senegal. Spain founds a new colony in Inca.
Turkey vassallizes Al Djazair and Oman. England gets Hansa to Entree
en Guerre. Spain gets Savoia to Corps Expeditionaire and Koln and Baden
to Corps Expedionaire.
Declarations of War:
Crimea et.co declare war to Persia.
Portuguese Disaster in Africa
Memel becomes Prussian
France: Agricultural Crisis
Holland: Agricultural Technique development
Spain: Agricultural Technique development
Turkey: Corruption (10 Pashas!)
Dutch monarch dies. New monarch is 7.7.3
Hungary surrenders unconditionally. Turkey acquires Carinthia and Transylvania
as well as 150 D$.
Hungarian siege produce nothing. Turkey captures Pecs.
Hungarian army attacks Turkish forces in Buda: Victory! But the losses
were too heavy for major. Turkish besiege of Pecs produces breach, but
the defenders hold the fortress.
Hungarian army retreats to Debretzin suffering 40% casualties in attrition.
Turkish besiege of Pecs produces nothing.
Hungarian forces besiege Klausenburg without success. Turkish forces
breach Kronstadt and Leoben and besiege Pecs with usure(-) (and cutting
Hungarian supply to Klausenburg). Spaniards capture Maastricht.
Turkey breaches Buda and besiege Kronstadt and Leoben with usure(-).
Spanish fleet tries to run blockade but was forced to the battle which
it loses. Siege of Maastricht produces nothing.
Turkey breaches Klausenburg and besiege Buda with another usure(-)
and Kronnstadt without success. Turkish forces overrun Hungarian detachment
in Leoben and besiege without success. Russia eliminates last rebellion.
Overconfident Russian detachment is eliminated in Siberia by natives. Spaniards
besiege Maastricht with usure(+).
Turkey besieges Klausenburg with another usure(-), Buda with usure(-)
and Kronstadt without success. Spain besieges Maastricht with usure(-).
Russia fights a draw with a rebel army, but rebels are eliminated as there
wasn't any place to retreat.
Turkey attacks Klausenburg and nearly annihilates two Hungarian detachments.
Following siege produces usure(-). Russian rebels besiege Orel with usure(+).
Russia eliminates rebellion in Astrakhan. Dutch fleet blockades Antwerp.
Spanish forces cross the border and fight a draw with Dutch. Unfortunately
Dutch has to retreat. Spanish siege produces nothing.
Turkey founds a trading post to Gujarat. Russia colonizes Siberia.
Spain gets Koln to Corps Expeditionaire and Savoia to Subsidies. France
gets Venice to Subsidies. Turkey gets Al Djazair and Oman to Entree en
Declarations of War:
Turkey declares war to Hungary.
Extension of Mogol Empire
The Time of Troubles in Russia
England: Explorer (3.1.1)
France: Enthusiasm for the Navy (10N)
Holland: Exceptional Year
Russia: Economic Crisis
Spain: Economic Crisis
Turkey: Excellent Ministers (9.8.9!!)
Spanish and Russian monarch gain one turn.
Poland surrenders unconditionally to Russia and Turkey. Russia takes
Ukranya and Karkhow and Turkey 150D$.
Polish armies besiege Moldavia again! Sultan breaches the walls of
Dnepropetrowsk and main army Odessa without success. Russian forces tried
to cut the supply for Polish forces by besieging Dzernowitz and Lwow, but
Sigismond III managed to intercept them and annihilates them.
Polish forces fight draw with Turkish main forces in Bessarabia. Turkish
forces retreat to Crimea. In the counterattack, Turkish forces eliminate
a lonely Polish detachment and besieges Dnepropetrovsk with usure(+). Russian
forces breach the walls of Kharkow.
Polish forces besiege Moldavia without success. Russian forces breaches
the walls of Kiew and Mogilew in Severia. Turkish forces besiege Odessa.
Spanish fleet breaches the blockade and eliminate Dutch fleet.
Polish forces attack Crimea (Draw.) and besieges Moldavia (usure (-)).
Russian forces eliminate two detachments and besiges Kiew with usure(+).
Turkish forces attack Bug, eliminate two detachments and breaches the walls.
Dutch fleets blockades Spanish fleet in San Sebastian, but suffers heavy
attrition. Crimean forces attacks Polish forces in Crimea and beat them
Atlantic Trade Center moves to London. England founds a colony to Maine.
England: Vassallizes Scotland.
Spain: Vassallizes Tuscany and Papacy, and Lorraine to the Entree en
Declarations of War:
Russia declares war to the Poland. Crimea & co. declares war to
Revolt of the United Provinces (Surprise! Spain has taxed them to the
-14 die roll modifier)
Archangelsk & the Muscovy Trade Company (Again!)
Revolt in Sierra Nevada
England: Fiscal Evasion
France: Technological Advance (Land)
Holland: Wave of Obscuratism
Russia: Fiscal Evation
Spain: Reorganization of the Fleet
Turkey: Rectification (Land Forces)