1888

 

New Merchant Fleets: Great Britain and Italy receive new fleets this turn.

 

Random Events (2):

  1. Liberal Victory in Britain
    • Britain’s colonial office income is halved; and Britain may not spend more than £10 on construction of new military units.
  2. Unrest: Porto Rico

 

Colonial Office:
1)            Great Britain: £40 (halved to £20)
2)            France: £20
3)            Germany: £30 (Austria-Hungary: £10)
4)            United States: £20
5)            Japan: £30
6)            Russia: £10
7)            Italy: £10
 
Administration:

 

 

GB

FR

GER

A-H

USA

JAP

RUS

IT

# of Doms/States

 

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EV of Doms/States

 

17

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

# of Possessions

 

13

3

0

0

1

0

0

0

EV of Possessions

 

66

20

0

0

6

0

0

0

# of Protectorates

 

5

3

1

0

0

0

2

1

EV of Protectorates

 

33

18

5

0

0

0

10

5

# of Influences

 

5

4

1

2

5

0

0

3

EV of Influences

 

31

21

6

10

32

0

0

12

# of Interests

 

3

3

6

0

4

1

1

1

EV of Interests

 

22

22

45

0

18

8

8

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross Income

 

631

236

77

20

112

8

48

52

Marker Maintenance

 

395

110

15

10

45

0

20

25

Unit Maintenance

 

46

11

4

0

1

0

41

8

Colonial Office

 

20

20

30

10

20

30

10

10

Net Income

 

210

135

88

20

86

38

-3*

29

 

*Russia must eliminate three points’ worth of military units due to the shortfall in funds.

 

Minor Powers:

  1. Belgium: Inactive
  2. Netherlands: Inactive
  3. Portugal: Active in Kongo—establish Interest
  4. Spain: Inactive, but sends 1A3 to Porto Rico to deal with unrest (4-2=2-1 odds; DR=5, DE, Spanish win, no losses).

 

Public Treaties:

 

1888 Anglo-German Treaty on African Colonization

 

Great Britain and Germany agree to establish a codominion in Kenya during 1888.

 

Great Britain and Germany agree to a defensive and offensive (Germany is exempted from an offensive commitment against France) alliance against any third power that establishes an influence or a protectorate in Kenya.

 

Great Britain and Germany will vote to support the exclusive Anglo-German codominion in any Congress of Europe in which the matter arises.

 

--Lord Pullin (Her Majesty's Outgoing First Minister)

--Otto von Gleichmarck (for Kaiser Friedrich III)

 

Italo-German Treaty on African Colonization

1. Italy supports the German establishment of protectorates in Kenya and Eritrea, will refrain from establishing control markers in said areas, and will defend said German status markers.  Germany agrees not to upgrade said markers to Possession status.

2. Germany supports the Italian establishment of protectorates in Tunis and Tripoli, will refrain from establishing control markers in said areas, and will defend said status markers.  Italy agrees not to upgrade said markers to possession status.

 

Signed:

M. Larsoni (Italy)

Otto von Gleichmark (Germany)

 

1888 Treaty of Franco-English Amity

Great Britain and France agree to a defensive alliance.

Great Britain will support France in building an East-West path across Africa and that France will support Britain in building a North-South
path across Africa (i.e., Britain and France agree to a defensive alliance in Africa).

France will notify Great Britain before any expansion of influence in Asia, and France grants to Great Britain the power of veto over any
intended expansion of influence on the part of France in Asia.

 

Signed,
Mr. Ericson, Prime Minister (Great Britain)
Marechal de Burkett (France)

 

Franco-German Treaty on African Colonization
 
France and Germany agree to establish a codominion in Nigeria during 1888.

France and Germany agree to a defensive alliance against any third power that establishes an influence or a protectorate in Nigeria.

Otto von Gleichmarck (for Kaiser Friedrich III)
Marechal de Burkett

 

1888 Anglo-German Treaty on South Asia and the Pacific

 

1.  Britain will support and defend militarily the establishment of an exclusively German protectorate in Sarawak.

 

2.  In the event of war between Great Britain and the United States in 1888, Germany will remain neutral.

 

Otto von Gleichmarck (for Kaiser Friedrich III)

Mr. Ericson (Great Britain)

 

Franco-German Non-Interference Agreement

1. France will not impede or challenge the establishment of a German
protectorate in Sarawak in 1888.

2. Germany will not impede or challenge the establishment of French
protectorates in African areas needed for the construction of an
East-West Path in 1888. France will not establish an influence or
control in Kenya.

Otto von Gleichmarck (for Kaiser Friedrich III)
Marechal de Burkett

 

1888 Russo-British Entente

1) Britain and Russia agree not expand above influence in Korea.

2) Britain and Russia agree to a defensive alliance in Asia.

3) Britain and Russia agree to an offensive alliance if either develops
a casus belli against a third or fourth power in Korea (in the event of
a mutual victory over a third or fourth power, Russia and Britain agree
to maintain the status of any markers that existed before the war).

Mr. Ericson (Great Britain)
Tsar Lyonevich (Russia)

 

MUTUAL DEFENSE AND BALKAN PACIFICATION TREATY OF THE THREE EMPERORS

 

1.  Mutual defense treaty between Germany and Russia.

 

2.  Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia agree not to contest each other's control markers in the Balkans (Serbia, Rumania, Bulgaria, and Greece).

 

3.  Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia agree to establish codominions in the Balkans whenever circumstances permit.

 

4.  Unless expressly extended, the above provisions shall expire in 1896.

 

Otto von Gleichmarck (for Kaiser Friedrich III)

Joseph Gleichernich (for Kaiser Franz Joseph)

Tsar Lyonevich (Russia)

 

Movement / Status Change:
 

Great Britain

 

Purchases:

1 upgrade from Protectorate to Possession (£20)

2 upgrades from Influence to Protectorate (£20)

2 Protectorate Markers (£40)

8 Influence Markers (£80)

1 upgrade from Interest to Influence (£5)

2 Interest Markers (£10)

3A1 (£9)

 

Placements:

New Merchant Fleet in the South Pacific

Upgrade from Protectorate to Possession in Egypt (thus eliminating the French, German, and Italian Interests there, and adding 3 to the ETI [now at 57])

Upgrade from Influence to Protectorate in Kenya and Rhodesia

Protectorates in Hawaii and Somalia

Upgrade from Interest to Influence in Brasil

Influences in Argentina, Bismarck Archipelago, Colombia, Greece, Orange River Free State, Panama, Soudan, and Venezuela

Interests in Anatolia and Nigeria

3A1 at home

Moves:
1A10 from Great Britain to New Zealand

1A10 from Great Britain to Cape Colony

3N10 from Great Britain to Canada (North Pacific Coast)

1N1 from Great Britain to Cape Colony

1A3, 1A1 from Great Britain to Kenya

2A1 from Great Britain to Rhodesia

2A3 from Great Britain to Somalia

1A1 from Canada to Hawaii

1A1 from Cape Colony to Hawaii

1A1 from New Zealand to Canada

 

Transfer £15 to Russia

 

Remaining: £11

 

France

 

Receive £10 from Germany

Transfer £27 to Japan

Transfer £5 to Russia

 

Purchases:

3 upgrades from Influence to Protectorate (£30)

2 Protectorate Markers (£40)

2A3, 6A1 (£38)

 

Placements:

Upgrade from Influence to Protectorate in Nigeria, Uganda, and Togoland

Protectorates in Taureg and Kambara

2A3, 6A1 in France

 

Moves:

1A10, 1A1 from France to Nigeria

1A3, 1A1 from France to Kambara

1A1 from France to Tanganyika

1A3 from Tanganyika to Uganda

1A1 from France to Uganda

1A3, 1A1 from France to Taureg

1A3 from Kamerun to Togoland

1A1 from France to Togoland

 

Remaining: £5

 

Germany

 

Purchases:

1 upgrade from Interest to Influence (£5)

1 upgrade from Interest to Protectorate (£15)

1 upgrade from Influence to Protectorate (£10)

1 Protectorate Marker (£20)
3A1, 1F3, 3F1 (£28) (+4 to ETI, now at 61)

 

Placements:

Upgrade from Interest to Influence in Brasil

Upgrade from Interest to Protectorate in Nigeria

Upgrade from Influence to Protectorate in Kenya

Protectorate in Sarawak

3A1, 1F3, 3F1 in Germany (+4 to ETI, now at 61)

 

Moves:

4A1 from Germany to Kenya

1A10 from Germany to Sarawak

1A10 from Germany to Nigeria

1A3 from Eritrea to Nigeria

 

Transfer £10 France

 

Remaining: £0

 

Austria-Hungary

 

Purchases: None

 

Placements: None

 

Moves: None

 

Remaining: £20

 

United States

 

Build the Trans-Isthmian Canal in Panama (£30) (+15 VPs for the US)

 

Purchases:

1 upgrade from Influence to Protectorate (£10)

2 Interest Markers (£10)

1A3, 2F3 (£30)

 

Placements:

Upgrade from Influence to Protectorate in Hawaii

Interests in Shan-Tung and Port Arthur

1A3, 2F3 at home (fleet in North Pacific box)

 

Moves: 2A1 from home to Hawaii

 

Transfer £6 to Japan

 

Remaining: £0

 

Japan

 

Receive £6 from the United States

Receive £27 from France

 

Purchases:

5 Influence Markers (£50)

1 upgrade from Interest to Influence (£5)

1F3, 2F1 (£16)

 

Placements:

Influences in Fukien, Kwang-Si, Shan-Tung, Shang-Hai, and Siam

Upgrade Interest in Manchuria to Influence

1F3, 2F1 in Japan

 

Moves: None

 

Remaining: £0

 

Russia

 

Eliminate 2F1, 1A1

Receive £15 from Great Britain

Receive £5 from France

 

Purchases: None

 

Placements: None

 

Moves: 3A10, 3A3 from Anatolia to Russia

 

Remaining: £20

 

Italy

 

Purchases:

2 Interest Markers (£10)

 

Placements:

New Merchant Fleet in Oceania

Interests in Bismarck Archipelago and New Hebrides

 

Moves: None

 

Remaining: £19

 

Colonial Combat:

  • Great Britain vs. Hawaii (2-1 odds; DR=4; DR, Brits win, no losses)
  • Great Britain vs. Somalia (6-1=3-1 odds; DR=6, DE, Brits win, no losses)
  • Great Britain vs. Kenya (4-2=2-1 odds; DR=1, EX, Brits win, lose 1A3)
  • Great Britain vs. Rhodesia (2-1 odds; DR=5, DE, Brits win, no losses)
  • France vs. Nigeria (11-3=3-1 odds; DR=6, DE, French win, no losses)
  • France vs. Uganda (4-1=3-1 odds, DR=1, EX, French win, lose 1A1)
  • France vs. Togoland (4-1=3-1 odds, DR=5, DE, French win, no losses)
  • France vs. Taureg (4-1=3-1 odds, DR=6, DE, French win, no losses)
  • France vs. Kambara (4-1=3-1 odds, DR=1, EX, French win, lose 1A1)
  • Germany vs. Nigeria (13-3=3-1 odds; DR=6, DE, Germans win, no losses)
  • Germany vs. Kenya (4-2=2=1 odds; DR=2, EX, Germans win, lose 2A1)
  • Germany vs. Sarawak (10-1 odds, DR is irrelevant, Germans win, no losses)
  • United States vs. Hawaii (2-1 odds; DR=6, DE, Yankees win, no losses)

 

Casus Belli:

  • Great Britain vs. United States in Hawaii
  • United States vs. Great Britain in Hawaii
  • Italy vs. Great Britain in Somalia
  • Mutual Franco-German casus belli in Nigeria resolved by codominion per prior agreement
  • Mutual Anglo-German casus belli in Kenya resolved by codominion per prior agreement

Chinese Resentment:

  • New Markers
    • U.S. Interests in Shan-Tung and Port Arthur (+4, now at 35)
    • Japanese Influences in Fukien, Kwang-Si, Shan-Tung, Shang-Hai, and Manchuria (+20, now at 55)
  • Established Markers
    • British Possession in Hong Kong (+5, now at 60)
  • DR=11, no rebellion this turn

 

Negotiation:

  • Great Britain voluntarily downgrades to Interest in Hawaii (+2 to ETI, now at 63)
  • Italy voluntarily downgrades to Interest in Somalia (+1 to ETI, now at 64)

 

Victory Point Record:

  • VP Bonuses
    • France receives 2 for defensive treaty with Great Britain
    • Russia and Germany/A-H each receive 2 for their defensive treaty
    • U.S. receives 15 for building canal in Panama
  • VP Purchases
    • Great Britain purchases 1
    • Germany/A-H purchases 4
    • Russia purchases 8
    • Italy purchases 7
  • Current VP Totals
    • Germany/A-H: 12
    • Russia: 11
    • United States: 10
    • Italy: 9
    • Japan: 8
    • France: 2
    • Great Britain: 1

 

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