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Finished: 10 AM Tue 17 Sep 13 UTC
pirates of the mediterranean-5
1 day /phase
Pot: 50 D - Autumn, 6, Finished
The Ancient Mediterranean, Public messaging only, Anonymous players, Survivors-Win Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by benjormungand (3123 D)
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: Don't talk to me about prayer and whatnot when you move in my direction, Egypt. Its a good thing I had a hunch this would happen.
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: Brother Carthago; i am not interested in leptis. My frontier will be fixed there.
Brother persia, i am not interested in jericho. My frontera will be fixed there.
Brother Greece, i do need Creta.
Rome must die. Even if Brother Carthago us not atacking Hispánica
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: looks like I'm doomed already?
Maybe Greek or Cartago may be O.K. in a truce?
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: Brother Carthage. We two are africans. We are neighbours, we are brothers. Lets be allies agains Rome.
Leptis, Phazania and Sahara for you. Cyrene, Marmarica and Bayuda for me. Ok?
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: Brohter Persia.Jerico and Cyprus for you. Petra and Nabatea for me. Do we have a Deal?
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: Brother Greece.Resist in Dalmatia.i am going to Neapoli to support you.
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: I will have peace with Egypt - but neither am I going against Rome. Rome if you want to remain in my good books I hope you will not expand further west. I claim Saguntum, Beleares and Sardinia as mine.
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: I will hace peace with My brother Carthago. I promise by Ra i will not expand further in áfrica.
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: allright, I'm fine with that :-)
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: If that's what you want, Egypt. But then I wonder, whom shall you attack? You're not exactly a Rome-killer.
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 1: Brother persia. I am your friend. I Will not expand My empire into your lands.
I promise by Isis i will respect our frontier in Asia.
Where will expand myself? Through Italy !!! ( but i need at least three turns )
05 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 2: Whatever you say...
05 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 2: I desire Crete, tell me why it would benefit me to give it to you Egypt.
05 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 2: The point is moot since you can easily force it for yourself.
05 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 2: Brother greek:
We can fight for Creete ... while Rome invades Dalmatia and Athens. When their fleet in Ravena goes to adriatic sea and their fleet in neapoli is in Ionian sea, will you fight with me for Crete?
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: Why is anybody listening to Egypt? His only interest in Rome is to see its neighbors distracted. That and the kooky wording of all his messages...
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: People listen to Egypt because Egypt dont lie. I said i'd respect the frontiers with Cartaghe, and i did. I said i wouldnt atack Jericho, and i didnt. I said i would fight for Crete, and fortunatelly, it hasnt be necessary. I said Cyprus was yours, and Cyprus will be yours. Gods know my words are truth.
What about Persia? (not brother persia any more. You are not still my enemy, but i dont trust you) You said you'd never invade Armenia. ¿Whay have you got an army in Armenia and anothcer in Sinope? Can you promise to your gods that you are not planning to invade Chersonesus? It would be as easy for you as invading "Vind" for brother greece.
05 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: About my wording ... I apology but English is not my mother tongue. (Egyptian hieroglyphics are :-)
06 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: I have no gods, only self-interest.
06 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: So, brother Greece, you are in jeopardy. My prays are with you.
Persia, i warn you. If you attack chersonesus, this means war. You are not my enemy. ... yet. Don't be.
06 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: You're welcome to take your chances. At least we've now exposed this nonsensical anti-Roman posturing for what it is.
06 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: Brother Greece. This can be the end of our days, but what a glories end will it be!!!
Resist Rome as long as you can, and make Persia pay his treason. Go to Armenia , to the heart of enemy's lair and fight. You'll probably die, but killing .
I offer you Cyprus. If you want it, i will help you.
06 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: Brother cartaghe. I will not fight you. You are my brother, African like me, and i trust you. Please respect our frontiers while i am alive and kill Rome l, as they are the real enemy.
And when i fall ... Revenge me. My land us yours
06 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: Carthage, I trust you've heard enough foolishness. Take the land that must be taken! Mustakrakish!
06 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 2: Carthage only has ill will against Corsica. Everyone else should shut the fuck up. Corsica's fate is sealed.
09 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 3: looks like the truce is gone... :-)
09 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 3: ?
09 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 3: Hmm i am a walking dead :-)
10 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 3: Yeah, decided to help the bumbling Greeks win their war. Egypt if you could convoy your army in Crete back I could help you defend Cyrene.
10 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 3: Lol, are you sure you want to keep backing the crackpot?
10 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 3: No brother carthage. You take cyrene and i will help you.
10 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 3: Egypt, as much as I like to claim your land as my own I'll have to decline. I don't want to get into an actual war with Persia just as I'm about to do the tango with Rome. And Persia... I kinda have to because if you defeat the Egyptians you'll be much too strong for me or Rome to deal with.
12 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 4: Epic naval battle in Italy. Egypt, I'm extending my frontiers in light of Persian presence. I therefore claim Marmarica and Bayuda. Greece, start attacking. You're not going to last any longer defending yourself.
12 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 4: Youu aré always welcome brother
13 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 4: Wow, this is some brilliant fighting by Egypt. Suddenly he has 2 builds to be able to force Persia out of Alexandria. Impressive.
13 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 5: ORLY?
13 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 5: YA RLY
13 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 5: Not questioning the solid maneuvering on his part, you understand. Just the part about two builds.
13 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 5: He has two builds. It's a shame that he only had 1 SC. On a related note, Persia, if you move on Cyrene I'll be forced to take it. I'm toying on the idea of an alliance with you while we eat up the other two countries in the middle and share a draw.
13 Sep 13 UTC Spring, 5: I'd not be opposed to that. We'll see how things go.
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: Rome, I think our little war has gone for long enough. Here are my terms. Peace and an immediate alliance against Persia. Disband the army in the Tyrrhenean Sea and all of your units go east immediately. Looking at the board you must surely realize I can destroy you easily now, so just trust that I won't while all of your troops move to engage the Persian threat.

Should you agree, you are to move to Illyria, Epirus, the Ionian Sea and the Ausonian Sea immediately. From those territories you are to move eastward to take Persian SCs. It's east versus west, Rome - and I'd be glad to be fighting with you instead of against you.
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: Rome, I think our little war has gone for long enough. Here are my terms. Peace and an immediate alliance against Persia. Disband the army in the Tyrrhenean Sea and all of your units go east immediately. Looking at the board you must surely realize I can destroy you easily now, so just trust that I won't while all of your troops move to engage the Persian threat.

Should you agree, you are to move to Illyria, Epirus, the Ionian Sea and the Ausonian Sea immediately. From those territories you are to move eastward to take Persian SCs. It's east versus west, Rome - and I'd be glad to be fighting with you instead of against you.
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: Persia is 2 SCs from victory so please.. we kinda need this to stop him. Sparta may already be gone soon.
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: Cartaghe, you should be ashamed!!!!
Are you offering peace to Rome?!?!?!? They MUST be destroyed, as they are the real enemies. But you ... what have you done, brother?
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: I didn't break the truce. We could have been winning together, but now you will die with me :-)
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: *Gropes all of Rome's vestals*
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: :-D
14 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: You're not wrong, Carthage. I'm playing another lovely game in which Rome and Carthage are sweeping the board.
15 Sep 13 UTC Autumn, 5: Deluuuuuuuuusional..
15 Sep 13 UTC Congratulations

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Persia
benjormungand (3123 D)
Won. Bet: 10 D, won: 27 D
18 supply-centers, 12 units
Carthage
Drakon (100 D)
Survived. Bet: 10 D, won: 18 D
12 supply-centers, 10 units
Rome
Overmind (127 D)
Survived. Bet: 10 D, won: 5 D
3 supply-centers, 6 units
Egypt
Survived. Bet: 10 D, won: 2 D
1 supply-centers, 2 units
Greece
sam m (0 D X)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
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