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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

800 AD On Christmas Day Charlemagne is crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire starting an Empire that was nor Holy, neither Roman!
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

798 AD King Alfonso II of Asturias campaigns against the Arab Muslims in Al-Andalus. With Frankish military support, he raids into Andalusia and sacks Lisbon. At the same time Bahlul ibn Marzuq, a Vascon-Muslim military leader, revolts in Zaragoza against the Arab-Muslim government of Al-Andalus. Fr...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Jun 09, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

796 AD Offa dies and the Saxon kingdoms are again independent of Mercia, there will be two more centuries before England sees one king ruling it all.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

792 AD Offa, king of Mercia and a really fearsome man, arranges coastal defences to fend off Viking attacks. He forms an alliance with Essex, Kent and Sussex, in an attempt to unify England (under his own crown, of course!).
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Jun 05, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Phillip - classic game
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Phillip - classic game

A link would be useful.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

A typo, 789 it is.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

What did you have with this amount?

787 AD A bright meteor appears on the British skies and is considered a bad omen. As the year proceeds things turn for the worse. Vikings raids start in the British Isles.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Jun 01, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

787 AD The Second Council of Nicaea restores the veneration of icons. This ends the first iconoclastic period in the Byzantine Empire. There will a second but shorter period in the next century. The Second Council of Nicaea is the last Ecumenical Council.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 30, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Just convoy around
Replies: 7
Views: 294

Re: Just convoy around

Out of curiosity, I tried this convoy and I found that the options for the army in Trieste were all around and only Apulia via convoy, not Venice or Albania.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat May 29, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

781 AD The said Yang Yan commits suicide after accusations of bribery and corruption, his reforms left the aristocrats displeased; now he was paying the price.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri May 28, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Aircraft Carrier Sales, Get Yours NOW!
Replies: 13
Views: 887

Re: Aircraft Carrier Sales, Get Yours NOW!

Keep away from the Holy See. To paraphrase Tolkien: Do not meddle in the affairs of cardinals, for they are subtle and quick to anger!
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu May 27, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

dargorygel wrote:
Thu May 27, 2021 12:07 pm
777 is also a Big Airliner.
I would bet you'd mention it!

778 AD Emperor Leo IV repulses an Abbasid invasion in Anatolia. A Byzantine expeditionary force under Michael Lachanodrakon, military governor of the Thracian Theme, defeats the Arabs at the fortress city of Germanikeia in Cilicia.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed May 26, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

775 AD Emperor Constantine V dies while on a campaign in Bulgaria after a 34-year reign. He is succeeded by his 25-year-old son Leo IV (known as "the Khazar" because his mother and Constantine's wife was a princess of these people.)
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon May 24, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

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772 On February 1st Pope Stephen III dies after something more than three years on the throne.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon May 24, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

770 is like abbreviated maths: 7-7=0!
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 23, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

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768 AD On September 24 King Pepin III the Short dies at Saint-Denis. The Frankish Kingdom is divided between his two sons: Charlemagne and Carloman I. Three years later Carloman will die leaving all the kingdom to Charlemagne who will see into expanding it.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 16, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

767 AD Emperor Constantine V invades Bulgaria setting afire some settlements around the Bulgarian capital of Pliska. Constantine accepts a peace agreement with khagan, the Bulgar ruler (χαγάνος).
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat May 15, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Come play 1900!
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: Come play 1900!

My apologies to the players of the said game for the trouble I gave them by falling out of the game, a medical emergence kept me away from the last 12 hours and lost the deadline.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu May 13, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

It's simple. The iceberg is a mass of water that flows frozen, the fleet has crews who want shore leave so you have to stop in Constantinople for the necessary visits to taverns etc. 765 AD European writings make the first known mention of a three-field system in use in medieval Europe. Crop rotatio...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed May 12, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 901
Views: 75619

Re: The Counting Game

764 AD According to the historian Theophanes the Confessor, icebergs floats past Constantinople from the Black Sea (either this guy was one hell of a liar or this winter was a really heavy one).