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Re: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:01 am
by harveylh
Division A

harveylh - Jewish Revolt 66-135 AD defeats MikeC_81 -Arab City 300-633 AD , 62-28

Terrain favored the Jews which made it difficult for Arab lancers to flank them and I was afraid our game would end in a draw because the lancers were a threat to the Jewish battle line moving forward for half of the game. Mike won the skirmisher battle with a nifty LC lancer ambush from the flanking woods. Fortunately, he made a mistake on his left flank trying to flank me and I was able to finally advance my battle line without him being able to easily flank me with his lancers. Good game, Mike and you showed me one new cav move!

Re: The Rally Point (discussion and questions)

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:28 am
by Jagger2002
I don't know what exactly Sunny is burning, but after my experience with him on the field, I can only conclude that it is clearly the GOOD SHIT.
Sunnyboy is pretty tight lipped but my spies embedded deep within his ranks reported that he is a steely eyed, pox ridden vet with a bad case of scurvy. Reports also strongly suggest that behind closed doors, he may be a chain smoking, long haired, Penthouse reader that prefers Scotch over ice cream. Indeed.... just another typical general of ancient times past with foul delusions of ruling the world. And like all that dream of global depotism, I strongly suspect that it isn't GOOD SHIT but a deal with the dark side, possibly with a current resident of Hades or one of his loathsome minions, that may explain his brilliant and cunning success. I considered shaking his hand at the end of the battle but I had a sneaking suspicion that he might turn into a Gargoyle looking creature of some sort and then devour me, helmet and all. I decided it was best to live to fight another day and instead, I rode my white horse, Swift as the Wind, to the front of my routing men and led them in a jolly race full of good natured, manly banter for the nearest boats that could get us back to Carthage pronto. So forget Hollywood, sometimes the dark forces do triumph over all that is good and noble... as my last battle demonstrates so convincingly! :shock:

Re: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:47 am
by harveylh
Division A

harveylh - Jewish Revolt 66-135 AD defeats ruskicanuk - Ptolemaic 55-30 BC, 48-10

Fairly open desert map through there was rough terrain and a marsh on one flank. The swarm of Jewish skirmishers made the Ptolemaics cautious and they initially retreated. The zealot battle line advanced while keeping their open flank secure and had great success against the non-Roman and non-pike units.

Re: The Rally Point (discussion and questions)

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:55 am
by SpeedyCM
This looks like an appropriate time to jump in and claim I taught sunnyboy everything he knows about generalship and therefore take credit for all his victories.

Re: The Rally Point (discussion and questions)

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:46 am
by Jagger2002
delete a double post...clearly the the foul art of sorcery is nearby...

Re: The Rally Point (discussion and questions)

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:48 am
by Jagger2002
Aha...SpeedyCM, a mentor! My misgivings confirmed. I must ask is it true Sunnyboy has every issue of Penthouse since the December 469 BC issue? And if you have read the Dec 469 issue itself, are the articles as good as they say? Have you ever shook his hand and if so, explain well how you are still around to tell the tale and not pushing up daisies in some forsaken, desolate field in the middle of nowhere? And most importantly, were you involved in introducing him to the Dark Side? I recommend the truth and nothing but the truth as my men are putting up a stake and piling up the wood as we speak.

And you ask why the 6 foot long stake and a pile of highly flammable wood soaked in oil and a boisterous mob clamoring for a bonfire while I hold a match? I must let you know I have received reports from turncoats embedded deeply within your ranks which strongly suggest, behind closed doors, you may possibly be one of those pox ridden, playboy necromancer types from the wild side, full of dark magic and a vast collection of Babylonian Playboy beginning with the January of 544 BC issue. A coincidence? I think not.

PS: Oh yes, Speedy, turn back tomorrow. And hope you are having success with that pox treatment I recommended, you rascally devil you. :wink:

Re: Biblical: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:34 am
by stockwellpete
Division A

stockwellpete (Carthaginians) beat Nijis (Achaemenid Persians) 66-26.

Re: Classical Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:43 am
by stockwellpete
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Re: Classical Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:59 am
by stockwellpete
Weekly round-up
dkalenda (Seleucids) has moved to the top of Division A this week with his fourth consecutive victory from 4 starts. He is just ahead of Cunningcairn (Hannibal in Africa) and harveylh (Romans), but they have both played 2 games more. The biggest dangers lie further back with pantherboy (Achaemenids) who has won 4 from 5 and klayeckles (Ptolemaics) who has won 2 from 3. In Division B, XLegione (Galatians) is closing in on Hendricus (Romans) and now is only 2 points behind with 2 games left to play. A lot will depend on the outcome of his match with SpeedyCM (Greeks). The winner of it will probably claim the automatic promotion place to the top section next season. deve (Ptolemaics) secured his eighth successive win
this week but he still needs to avoid defeat in his last match against herm (Romans) to be sure of automatic promotion. Should herm win that match then he would need to win all his remaining 5 matches to take the title. SLancaster (Macedonians) and Najanaja (Hannibal in Italy) both have 5 wins from 6 starts but cannot overtake deve now as they have both lost to him this season. A strong finish by either player is likely to win them a discretionary promotion though. There is nothing to report from Division D this week.

Unbeaten runs of 3 matches or more
dkalenda (Division A) 4 matches
pantherboy (Division A) 3 matches
XLegione (Division B) 5 matches
deve (Division C) 8 matches
greekiraklis (Division C) 3 and finished
SLancaster (Division C) 4 matches
MorkinTheFree (Division D) 4 matches
sunnyboy (Division D) 7 matches

Match completion rate (45 matches in total to be played in each division)
Division A - 24 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division B - 31 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division C - 30 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division D - 33 out of 45 matches completed :D

These are very good match completion rates.

Player of the week
deve (Division C) who posted 2 more wins this week to extend his winning sequence to 8 matches. :D

Re: Classical Antiquity: arrange your matches here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:00 am
by stockwellpete
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Re: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:27 am
by stockwellpete
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Re: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:27 am
by stockwellpete
Weekly round-up
Two big wins for harveylh (Jewish Revolt) this week sees him extend the gap at the top of the table to 8 points, ahead of pantherboy (Bretons) who has won his opening 3 matches. At the bottom, Cunningcairn (Dacians) is relegated. In Division B, youngr (Jewish Revolt) needs to get 2 points from his soon to be resumed match against Trogilus (Romans) to win automatic promotion. If he were to lose this match then only SpeedyCM (Sarmatians) could overtake him by decisively winning his last three matches. Two narrow wins for greekiraklis (Byzantines) sees him extend his lead at the top to 12 points leaving jjaquemond (Kingdom of Soissons), who has 4 matches in hand, as the player most likely to challenge from the top spot. In Division D, MorkinTheFree (Ptolemaics) has secured automatic promotion this week with his eighth win in his final match. sunnyboy (Germanic Horse Tribes) has finished second with 7 wins nd is certain to win a discretionary promotion to a higher level next season.

Unbeaten runs of 3 matches or more
harveylh (Division A) 3 matches
pantherboy (Division A) 3 matches
IMC (Division B) 3 matches
SpeedyCM (Division B) 5 matches
cromlechi (Division C) 4 matches
greekiraklis (Division C) 5 matches
jjaquemond (Division C) 4 matches
MorkinTheFree (Division D) 5 matches and finished

Match completion rate (45 matches in total to be played in each division)
Division A - 21 out of 45 matches completed :(
Division B - 31 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division C - 23 out of 45 matches completed :(
Division D - 37 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division A and Division C are still a bit slow, Division B and Division D are excellent.

Player of the week
harveylh (Division A) with 2 very impressive wins this week. :D

Re: Late Antiquity: arrange your matches here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:47 am
by stockwellpete
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Re: Early Middle Ages: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:10 am
by stockwellpete
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Re: Early Middle Ages: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:10 am
by stockwellpete
Weekly round-up
Triarii (Arab Bedouin) maintained his place at the top of Division A with another win this week. Joining him on 15 points is Cunningcairn (Lombards) who has finished all his matches. pantherboy (Bretons) looks the most likely challenger now with 2 wins from 2 starts. Nothing to report from Division B, but in Division C a flurry of results involving the top 3 players has resulted in MorkinTheFree (Romano-British) winning his second automatic promotion of the season. Geffalrus (Bretons) produced a storming finish to come second and deve won an impressive 7 matches out of 9 to come third. All 2 players are likely to find themselves in Division B next season.

Unbeaten runs of 3 matches or more
harveylh (Division A) 4 matches
Triarii (Division A) 5 matches
ahuyton (Division B) 4 matches
deve (Division C) 4 matches and finished
Geffalrus (Division C) 4 matches and finished
MorkinTheFree (Division C) 9 matches and finished

Match completion rate (45 matches in total to be played in each division)
Division A - 21 out of 45 matches completed :(
Division B - 34 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division C - 33 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division A is still slow, Divisions B and C are very good.

Player of the week
MorkinTheFree (DivisionC) who achieved his second automatic promotion this week and Geffalrus (Division C) who posted 3 victories to finish second. :D

Re: Early Middle Ages: arrange your matches here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:47 am
by stockwellpete
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MorkinTheFree has won Early Middle Ages Division C!

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:04 am
by stockwellpete
In a very closely fought division, MorkinTheFree secured top spot with a draw against Karvon in his last match, finishing narrowly ahead of Geffalrus and deve. This is MorkinTheFree's second automatic promotion this season. Well played MorkinTheFree! :D

Re: Biblical: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:05 am
by stockwellpete
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Re: Biblical: winners post your results here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:05 am
by stockwellpete
Weekly round-up
ianiow (Egyptians) has established a firm grip on proceedings in Division A with his fifth consecutive win this week. It is hard to see where a challenge might come from as the second and third-place players, harveylh (Medians) and stockwellpete (Carthaginians) have finished their matches. klayeckles (Assyrians) and Nijis (Achaemenids), who both have 2 wins from 3 starts, still have to play ianiow and one of them needs a victory to really open up this division. In Division B, XLegione (Phoenicians), the long-time leader, stumbled to defeat in his last match, leaving the faintest of chances for either Jagger2002 (Carthaginians), or his vanquisher in that last match, GDod (Syracusans), to snatch the top spot from him if either player can manage to win all their remaining matches. Whirlwind Geffalrus (Athenians) has struck Division C this week with an incredible 6 straight victories to overtake both greekiraklis (Egyptians) and deve (Lydians) at the top of the table.

Unbeaten runs of 3 matches or more
ianiow (Division A) 5 matches
deve (Division C) 3 matches
Geffalrus (Division C) 7 matches

Match completion rate (45 matches in total to be played in each division)
Division A - 26 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division B - 28 out of 45 matches completed :D
Division C - 31 out of 45 matches completed :D
These are very good match completion rates.

Player of the week
Geffalrus (Division C) who has posted a remarkable 6 wins this week. :D

Re: Biblical: arrange your matches here . . .

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:31 am
by stockwellpete
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