War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by awesum4 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:36 am

Dilly McDilly,

we have graciously called out our protective forces to defend Allemania. The battle has been set up using our gallant Prussians of the same period as your idiotic French.
So to War, and may the Best German win,

O'Awesum of Tara

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by GDod » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:11 am

I gather awsum has changed his name by right of conquest to Mc, O', von awsum die Schweizer...Warning: He may well well add "The Holy Roman Emperor Reborn" to his titles before long!
Although, we did find this record in a local artists sketchbook of his "German peasants on training day: Day 100."
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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by ahuyton » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:10 am

Battle of Burnham Wood - a comment by noted historian, Charles Spencer Tracy (1989)

Historians now know that the Lord Protector Alan de l'Angle was not in fact present on the battlefield. A few days prior to the landing of Teutonic Knights in Sandwich (Kent), he had taken a ship from Portsmouth, heading for his preferred Spanish second home. This was just as well. On the battlefield, his untrained archers failed to reproduce their fine recent performance at Towton. Some were seen running headlong into pike blocks and others simply turned their backs on incoming cavalry and awaited the inevitable. Such stoic courage went unrewarded. The bargain basement landsknechts, offered to the English by kindly dukes in Allemania, were last seen surrendering to teuton light horse. A sad but instuctive day in the annals of English military history and the dawn of a new Teutonic era for these fair isles.

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by GDod » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:33 pm

ahuyton wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:10 am
Battle of Burnham Wood - a comment by noted historian, Charles Spencer Tracy (1989)

... and others simply turned their backs on incoming cavalry and awaited the inevitable. Such stoic courage went unrewarded.
Other sources report from eye witness testimony
S'rgeant at arms:........................ "I bethought that gent hath said turn about."
Young inexp'rienc'd gentle offic'r:... "Nay, thee ign'rant k'rn layabout that gent hath said those knights art going to churn us inside-out."
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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by w_michael » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:39 am

KiwiWarlord wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:55 am
Challenge for Italy posted.
KiwiLordski's Georgian Mercenaries ( 1620-1698 ) are marching on Italy.
Does the Mad King William Felipe I accept ?
Sorry for the delay. Accepted and posted, pw: Chianti
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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by KiwiWarlord » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:00 am

w_michael wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:39 am
KiwiWarlord wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:55 am
Challenge for Italy posted.
KiwiLordski's Georgian Mercenaries ( 1620-1698 ) are marching on Italy.
Does the Mad King William Felipe I accept ?
Sorry for the delay. Accepted and posted, pw: Chianti
Got it, thanks

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by KiwiWarlord » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:33 am

Challenge for Territory 2 ( owned by Persia )
KiwiLordski awaits his Pot Luck Army against The Grand Sultan of Persia's finest.

oops I think 2 is unoccupied so withdraw my challenge as it is illegal.
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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by GDod » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:28 am

Urgent courier to Mad King William from The Mad Hatter

Dearest, Fellow Madman

We must hold the line against KiwiLordski/ovich's great migration. If we fail, the Polish usurper of Turkey and Russia will gain the dominant control of Europe and the Title of the Holy Roman Emperor Reborn...owning Russia, Turkey and either Morocco or Italy, and owning 10 territories...no pressure!
Rules: Owning ten territories and at least 3 preowned & named territories wins the title: ‘Holy Roman Emperor Reborn’ ending the game.
[He can't claim Austria as it was not pre-owned]
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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by ahuyton » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:23 am

Andre,

we have to tussle over Algeria. As I lost to Gavin with my English, I will recruit some Spanish to hop over the Med.
What period would you like to play? Feel free to set up the game with your army and the appropriate opponent. Or I can do it if you tell me what army you want to play with.

Suggest agricultural plus large as usual.

Alan

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by KiwiWarlord » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:15 am

KiwiLordski's Georgians (1494-1619) challenge Lion Cub o the North for the Cossack Hetmanate.
Bring out your Cossacks & prove you are a 'Lion' .....Cub o the North

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by waterhead1985 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:14 pm

The Lion needs the password :?:

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by awesum4 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:16 pm

Alan,

Much as I would like to defend Algeria I am unable to as I dont own it.

It is a little late in the campaign season for me as I am off on glorious military adventures in the great southern continent recently discovered by the Dutch.

But I am more than happy to issue and receive challenges next season,

Andre

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by GDod » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:44 pm

awesum4 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:16 pm
Alan,
Much as I would like to defend Algeria I am unable to as I dont own it.
It is a little late in the campaign season for me as I am off on glorious military adventures in the great southern continent recently discovered by the Dutch.
But I am more than happy to issue and receive challenges next season,
Andre
awesum4 wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:15 am
PM 04/01
Gavin,
for this turn's so far unclaimed territories I will claim Algeria and Number 8.
Andre
Andre, Your erstwhile self and Andre have both claimed Algeria...do you wish to withdraw your claim, or fight for the territory?
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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by GDod » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:46 pm

waterhead1985 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:14 pm
The Lion needs the password :?:
Might I suggest meeooow

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by ahuyton » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:00 pm

Gavin, Andre

Suggest that Andre and I postpone our claims for Algeria until next turn.

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by KiwiWarlord » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:42 pm

waterhead1985 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:14 pm
The Lion needs the password :?:
Hi WH85
I think that you set the game up ( see set-up rules ) so pw kiwi
Thanks

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by GDod » Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:45 am

ahuyton wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:00 pm
Gavin, Andre

Suggest that Andre and I postpone our claims for Algeria until next turn.
If there is a next turn :roll: Depends on how successful KiwiLordski is this turn...gulp

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by awesum4 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:53 am

Alan,

my apologies, I didn't realise we both tried to claim Algeria. I have set up the battle as we might as well play it out and maybe we will get it finished before the next move is due. I've stuck to the rules as far as pot luck armies, version3, and medium size, but have gone for agricultural as neither of us likes heaps of shit terrain,

Andre

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by ahuyton » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:44 pm

awesum4 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:53 am
Alan,

my apologies, I didn't realise we both tried to claim Algeria. I have set up the battle as we might as well play it out and maybe we will get it finished before the next move is due. I've stuck to the rules as far as pot luck armies, version3, and medium size, but have gone for agricultural as neither of us likes heaps of shit terrain,

Andre
No problem, Andre, it's always fun to play you so let's give it a try.

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Re: War for Europe and the Near East Campaign

Post by GDod » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:52 am

There's some heavy duty, nail-biting history being made in the Near East and Eastern Europe...the Gazette has urgently sent scribes and sketch artists to investigate, and report back.
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