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Finished: 12 AM Wed 18 Jan 12 UTC
Fabian strategos
1 day, 12 hours /phase
Pot: 186 D - Spring, 9, Finished
The Ancient Mediterranean, Public messaging only, Anonymous players, Survivors-Win Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game drawn
20 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 3: the Pharaoh rises again?
20 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 3: Greece's Cyrene fleet would welcome the Egyptians into their namesake Sea
21 Dec 11 UTC Spring, 4: carthage: our fight is quite drawn, hein? who will get advantage, I wonder :)
21 Dec 11 UTC Spring, 4: @Roma: One sees no Egypt player here at all.
23 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 4: Greek philosopher looks on amazed as several home SCs are about to trade owners. Te morituri salutamus!
26 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 4: Greece, emboldened by the southern Power on Persia's Left flank seeks wider war
27 Dec 11 UTC Spring, 5: @Rome: I propose to squash the Greek philosopher between us and call it a draw.
27 Dec 11 UTC Spring, 5: @Persia: I would love to do that, but my council is afraid you will be tempted for the solo. How shall we divide?
27 Dec 11 UTC Spring, 5: 18 SC's for the solo, correct? I have 11 SC's right now so there's still some way to go. I don't know about a division just yet, but I'll be taking over the remainder of Egypt soon and possibly go as far west as Cyrene, but no further. On my northern front I might have (almost) reached a stalemate-line. So we still have some time to discuss the details.
27 Dec 11 UTC Spring, 5: Not go West of Cyrene? Does that assure thee, Carthaginian admiral?
27 Dec 11 UTC Spring, 5: my worries are in the north, but yes, we might see that a few turns later.
30 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 5: dear egypt, Im giving yuo support to leptis. Take it if you want it.
30 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 5: Mein herr AEgypte, Rome is offering Cyrene to Persia on a platter.
30 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 5: Platter or no platter, Cyrene will join the Persian empire.
30 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 5: It will, just not this year
31 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 5: @ROME: Tactically, Galatia's move promises the big guy in the East will fall all over himself collecting supply centers. You in ROma are next.
31 Dec 11 UTC Autumn, 5: Thanks Rome!
04 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 6: With Byzantium and Cyrene I'll have 15 SC's, so I'll need 2 more. Once I do I'll simply hold and help you get 17 too, Rome.
04 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 6: well, I hope yuo keep your word :)
04 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 6: I won't let you down ;)
05 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: @Persia: can you support me to leptis from numidia?
05 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: I will ;)
07 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: woops :p
07 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: :P
08 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: @Rome, we're both at 13 SC's now so I propose the following: Sinope, Chersonesus and Cyrene to me. Saguntum, Macedonia and Athens to you. Then draw?
08 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: oh that's only 16 haha :p it's to 18 right? hmm.. :p
08 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: but 18's too much, so both one more; Sinope, Chersonesus, Cyrene and Macedonia to me? And Saguntum, Cirta, Athens and Sparta to you?
08 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 6: yes, it needs to be 17-17 for draw. That division sounds good to me
09 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 7: persia, if sparta and athens is for me, why moving to messenian sea? Just get Chersonesus and you will be done
09 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 7: Don't worry, was simply to take down Greece's fleet.
09 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 7: well, I took it first :)
Unfortunately I cannot finish everything this year. Cirta and sparta will only be taken next year.
09 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 7: No problem, I'll just defend and take Chersonesus in the meantime ;).
10 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: greece, pls put ready. Even egypt or carthage when they were dying finished their moves.
10 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: persia: I expect you not to do any support towards greece and/or try to bump me around or cut my supports. If you do that, its war.
10 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: No worries, I'm simply holding Cyrene and Macedonia and Moving into Chersonesus. :p
10 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: you cuold support me to athens frmo macedonia then :)
10 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: You're coming from Epirus?
10 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: yes
10 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: Ok ;)
11 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: I don't really get it.. You asked me to support you from Macedonia, I did, then you attack Macedonia so my support is cut... If you wouldn't have attacked macedonia and had instead used your fleet @ ionian sea to support yourself into Sparta you would've had both already.
11 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 7: that was my mistake I forgot to change orders when you promised me support. My bad. Anw, this year they will all be defeated! :D
13 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 8: I will be moving A Cirta -> Phazania next turn. Rome, if you move any armies into North Africa next turn, I will support Persia into Leptis for a solo. I'm aware that you can convoy an army to either Numidia or Leptis to attempt to defend Leptis next turn; however, Persia can move their army to Memphis next turn as well if they do expect you to move to North Africa- and they have no reason not to even if they don't. And the support from the Gulf of Tacape can be cut by the Persian fleet in the Libyan Sea.

I have no doubt that Persia will claim that they have no intention of trying for a solo, and that they won't advance to Marmarica. That's exactly what they want you to think; that way, you'll move into Africa, I'll follow through on my threat, and Persia will get a solo.
13 Jan 12 UTC Spring, 8: well, smart move egypt. Well, I will defend my lands and take cirta from you. Its up to persia to try to get the solo, or not. Either way, you will be dead.

Persia, its up to you to decide.
14 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 8: Persia, I moved to Dacia as a prevention after what Egypt said.
Since you didnt do anything, I would not attack you too. Lets finish with the 17-17 and draw (I cannot go to solo anw)
14 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 8: yeah just take cirta and hold your other armies
14 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 8: want to wait for both greece and egypt their armies to get destroyed or not?? :p
14 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 8: after this phase we draw
14 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 8: i think its my first time with 17-17 draw in this map. Usually someone attacks the other ;)
14 Jan 12 UTC Autumn, 8: Yeah, I had plenty opportunities of going solo but I never took 'em so you can trust me. I'm hoping you'll be honest too in return :p.
15 Jan 12 UTC Im voting draw

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Persia
Shynra. (0 D X)
Drawn. Bet: 35 D, won: 93 D
17 supply-centers, 17 units
Rome
MuadDib (1432 D)
Drawn. Bet: 35 D, won: 93 D
17 supply-centers, 17 units
Carthage
alexpompu (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 35 D
Egypt
Randaly (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 11 D
Greece
taylor4 (281 D)
Defeated. Bet: 35 D
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