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by Daxil
Sat Mar 10, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: AGEod's American Civil War
Topic: Tourney Brackets and Results
Replies: 219
Views: 104668

Interesting that Altaris is in this. Altaris, this is Industrious from WPO. I organized the first tournament. :) Sounds like some fun matches.
by Daxil
Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: AGEod's American Civil War
Topic: 2011 Winter Holidays World AACW Championship
Replies: 125
Views: 22712

Good job! :thumbsup:
by Daxil
Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Unfortunately this game has ended in a default/forfeiture victory for Manstein. We made it to about July and things were exciting, but it happened at a snale's pace. We've all been playing this game since 2009 so understandably it's been difficult to maintain focus. No shame to Johnnycai and congrat...
by Daxil
Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Turn 22 Results- Abraham Lincoln has issued General War Order Number Two. The Union must keep a force at DC to (12 units, two months) avoid losing 50 victory points. There were four minor battles this turn. At Tucson the poorly organized Confederate militia was overwhelmed inflicting only 30 casual...
by Daxil
Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Turn 22 Planning Stage (Late Feb 62) – As a result of inaction McClellan and McDowell have been relieved of their command in the East and are being dispatched to the far reaches by Manstein. McClellan has the Northeastern Virginia Army HQ in tow. New overall Union commander in the East has not yet ...
by Daxil
Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Turn 21 Results- the Confederate territory of Arizona has been formed. In application a militia unit shows up at Tuscon. The first Confederate Congress met in Virginia (+1 CSA morale). Jefferson Davis has been elected for a six year term (+1 CSA morale). Lincoln continues to demand his generals to ...
by Daxil
Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Turn 21 Planning Stage (Early Feb 62) – Johnnycai is recruiting artillery heavily for the West . He is strengthening many of his coastal regions in Texas and Louisiana. He’s also reinforcing strategic points like Corinth Mississippi and Knoxville Tennessee. Manstein’s purchases are fewer this turn ...
by Daxil
Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Turn 20 Results- Napoleon the Third has intervened in Mexico (-10 foreign intervention, French army lands in Veracruz, +3 U.S. morale). [ATTACH]14576[/ATTACH] Nathaniel Forrest joins the Confederacy, William Sherman joins United States. Adding injury to insult, Manstein’s Fifth and Eighth Divisions...
by Daxil
Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:34 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Matchups, Rules, and Results
Replies: 95
Views: 29377

You'll have to contact the admin for that. It's been Rafiki.
by Daxil
Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:22 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Matchups, Rules, and Results
Replies: 95
Views: 29377

Daxil; Who won the 2009 Tournament? Am thinking of starting one myself and would like some advice and make changes to the rules. Example! Every weekday a turn is manitory, weekends - two turns. This keeps the tournament moving to conclusion, acceptable? I am a civilian and don't want to play a gene...
by Daxil
Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:19 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Turn 20 ord - In what is largely another quiet turn both sides are printing paper money and Johnycai has bit the bullet and recruited new troops. [ATTACH]14552[/ATTACH] Johnycai continues to reinforce the region around New Orleans with gunneries including Berwick on Lafayette Sound and West Baton R...
by Daxil
Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:48 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Turn 19 results - in what is largely a quiet build turn, both sides have printed paper money. Manstein has promoted George Thomas to the rank of general at Cincinnati. John’s embargo on cotton has displeased the British (-19 FI). Edwin Stanton has replaced the corrupt Simon Cameron as United States...
by Daxil
Sun Jan 09, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862
Replies: 8
Views: 5717

Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1862

Turn 19 Ord (Early January) – John has once again chosen not to call for volunteers or mobilize. This has left him drastically short of man power. He has finally chosen to place an embargo on cotton and is printing paper money, which affects inflation and national morale. He clearly has the point d...
by Daxil
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:14 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 18 results- The foreign entry level for Britain has been lowered this turn as a result of a U.S. apology in regards to the Trent Affair (-1 CSA morale) and a coinciding reaction to the U.S. blockade imposed by Manstein. Entrenchment levels have also increased to a maximum of four for both side...
by Daxil
Tue Dec 28, 2010 5:24 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 18 Ord (Late Dec) – Third US Cav is attempting to escape its trap via the muddy Tennessee River. Grants and Johnston are falling back to winter quarters at Nashville and Chattanooga respectively. [ATTACH]14233[/ATTACH] In the East , John is attempting to sail the CSS Virginia past the guns of ...
by Daxil
Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:38 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 17 Results- Due to John’s defensive stance at New Orleans, Federal forces have managed to evade interception. However, Blenker’s force remains in Iberville region as the turn ends with one day left to finish the boarding of the ships. [ATTACH]14142[/ATTACH] Hooker has arrived at Fort Saint Phi...
by Daxil
Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:06 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 17 orders (Early December) – Here’s a post mortem on Manstein’s situation at New Orleans: [ATTACH]14025[/ATTACH] Two of his best divisions from the Eastern front, the Fifth and the Eighth, have been nearly decimated. They’re the veterans from the battle at Harpers Ferry, and the conquerors of ...
by Daxil
Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:17 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

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by Daxil
Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:15 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 16 Cont. - [ATTACH]13950[/ATTACH] In all nearly 15,000 Union troops lay dead, dying or captured. Approximately 5000 Confederates fell. 9000 rifles were captured and 4000 prisoners were taken. Confederate morale skyrockets (+8 CSA morale). Only 1000 Union auxiliary and artillery troops remain o...
by Daxil
Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:10 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 16 results- Let me just preface this by stating this was one of the more intense turns I’ve witnessed. It was somewhat akin to the 4th of July. I think I might use the word epic. I mean, if I had turned up my speakers my neighbors might have ducked for cover! First, to the events: The Trent Af...
by Daxil
Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:01 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 16 Planning Stage (Late Nov) – In the West available Union intel indicates New Orleans is lightly defended and Manstein is moving ahead with the invasion of New Orleans. Unbenownst to him M Bonham is five days away on the rails. [ATTACH]13819[/ATTACH] In the duel-headed operation Erasmus Keyes...
by Daxil
Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 15 results- A couple of event driven morale boosters took place this turn for the Union. The YMCA has formed at Washington, DC providing food and comfort as well as spiritual guidance to the men in the city (+1 morale, +20 conscripts, YMCA medical element in DC). Additionally in the shipping l...
by Daxil
Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:09 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 15 Planning Stage (Early Nov) – Lyon and Grant have been promoted to three star generals. Both sides are working on increasing their rail capacity — Manstein has added 170 rail points, and John has added 20. In warfare, momentum and initiative can come down to the most minute of decisions. Two...
by Daxil
Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 14 results- the first snow has fallen in Kentucky and Virginia just behind Grant’s advancing forces. For the Confederacy it is a turn of change. Supreme commander Cooper has been removed from command in Richmond and the first election cycle has taken place (+1 CSA morale) confirming Jefferson ...
by Daxil
Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:21 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 14 Planning Stage (Late Oct) – Manstein is launching a major amphibious operation to capture New Orleans. His most veteran troops under the command of Hooker have boarded Farragut’s fleet. They have an average cohesion above 80 where as the average Eastern division is in the mid 60s right now....
by Daxil
Mon Nov 08, 2010 12:42 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 13 Results – Nathaniel Lyon has been promoted to the rank of general. Traveling down the Cumberland by barge 1st Ohio Cav Regiment and 3rd Ohio Lt Art have unfortunately mis-timed their arrival and found the guns of Forts Henry and Donelson to greet them. They were demolished with 20 and 11 hi...
by Daxil
Mon Nov 01, 2010 9:03 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 13 Planning Stage (Early Oct) – Manstein’s artillery-laden machine is lurching forward. The duel-headed offensive in the West has Lyon’s 14,000 veteran troops marching forth from Island 10 along the Mississippi towards Covington and Grant’s 26,000 moving on Polk at Forts Henry and Donelson. [A...
by Daxil
Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:45 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Turn 12 Results – US Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles has authorized runaway slaves to enlist in the navy (+2 WS, +5 conscripts). Manstein also received two new elite brigades by event. John has received some militia and cav regiments due to the Island 10 incursion. In the Far West Stand Watie w...
by Daxil
Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: New AACW tournament?
Replies: 44
Views: 18243

Ace wrote:That is two, in my opinion we need at least 8 players to start a tournament. Anything less would bee to pretentious to call an AACW tournament.


I would post this in the multiplayer and AACW forums too if you're serious.
by Daxil
Tue Oct 26, 2010 4:36 am
Forum: 2nd AACW PBEM Tournament (2009)
Topic: Manstein (USA) vs Johnnycai (CSA) 1861
Replies: 36
Views: 15690

Jim gave me the combined games points total:

Total point differentals:

turn 8 219 for Manstein
turn 9 205 for Manstein
turn 10 201 for Manstein
turn 11 297 for Manstein

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