1884
 
Merchant Fleets: Japan and the United States receive new fleets this turn
 
Random Events (3):
1)            Unrest: Ecuador (gasp!)
2)            German Navy League Agitation 
                     German colonial office income doubled 
                     Germany must spend at least £30 building and/or maintaining naval units this turn
3)            Unrest: Rumania
 
Colonial Office:
1)            Great Britain: £40
2)            France: £25
3)            Germany: £20 (doubled to £40) / Austria-Hungary: £30
4)            United States: £25
5)            Japan: £20
6)            Russia: £10
7)            Italy: £20
 
Administration:

 

 

GB

FR

GER

A-H

USA

JAP

RUS

IT

# of Doms/States

 

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EV of Doms/States

 

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

# of Possessions

 

16

3

0

0

1

0

0

0

EV of Possessions

 

83

15

0

0

6

0

0

0

# of Protectorates

 

2

0

1

0

0

1

1

1

EV of Protectorates

 

13

0

5

0

0

7

7

5

# of Influences

 

4

0

1

2

2

0

0

0

EV of Influences

 

27

0

8

10

9

0

0

0

# of Interests

 

0

2

0

0

1

2

1

2

EV of Interests

 

0

17

0

0

7

14

8

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross Income

 

566

92

36

20

55

42

36

34

Marker Maintenance

 

390

60

15

10

30

10

10

10

Unit Maintenance

 

61

3

6

0

1

1

1

1

Colonial Office

 

40

25

40

30

25

20

10

20

Net Income

 

155

54

55

40

49

51

35

43

 
Minor Powers:
1)            Belgium: Inactive
2)            Netherlands: Inactive
3)            Portugal: Inactive
4)            Spain: Active in Marocco (1A3 moves from Spain to Marocco, upgrade from Influence to Protectorate)
 
Public Treaties:
 

Tripartite Treaty of Asian Spoils (1880)

Great Britain, Russia, and Japan agree that

1.    Formosa: Russia and Japan support Great Britain's establishing exclusive control over Formosa, but that control is limited to a protectorate.  Great Britain retains the right to invite powers into a codominion of Formosa, but such a treaty must limit all members of the co-dominion to protectorate status.


2.    KoreaGreat Britain will not place a marker higher than an interest in Korea without Japanese and Russian consent.

3.    Imperial China: In the event of unrest, Japan shall have sole authority to place control markers in Chinese Empire areas except for Yunnan, Szechwan, Kwang-Si, and ManchuriaGreat Britain will have sole authority to place control markers in Yunnan, Szechwan, and Kwang-Si.  Russia will have sole authority to place a control marker in Manchuria.  All parties agree to place no marker higher than an Influence in Central China.


4.    Great Britain, Russia, and Japan agree to a treaty of mutual defense and will defend one another militarily, if called upon, and will support one another in votes of Congress.

 

X (Russia) [Foreign Minister Wittgenstein, witnessed the Tsar make his mark]
Yomama (Japan)
Ben Matthew-Kunkel (Great Britain)
 
Treaty of Anglo-Italian Accord (1880)
 
1.  Great Britain and Italy agree to a treaty of mutual defense that includes supporting one another in Congresses.

 
2.  Great Britain agrees that Italy shall have the sole authority to establish control markers in Berbera, Somalia, and, should it go into unrest, Tripoli.
 
Benjamin Matthew-Kunkel (Great Britain)
Giovanni Rocca (Italy)
 

Treaty of French Exclusion (1880)

Great Britain and Germany agree that:

1.  Great Britain shall establish control markers in Egypt, Rhodesia, Kenya, Uganda, Eritrea, Tunis, Bechuanaland, and, in the event of unrest or Boer Oppression of Uitlanders, Transvaal and Orange River Free State.

2.  Germany shall establish control markers in Nigeria, Togoland, Ashantee, Tchad, Sokoto, Kambara, and Madagascar.

3.  Great Britain and Germany shall establish co-dominions in Kongo, Tanganyika, Soudan, Kamerun, and Marocco.

4.  Great Britain and Germany will not establish any control in violation of the above sections without mutual agreement between the two parties.

5.  Great Britain and Germany pledge mutual support of the above sections and each other generally through a defensive military alliance and through motions and votes in the Congress of Europe.

Signed,
Benjamin Matthew-Kunkel (Great Britain)
RK Lothar Pickelhaube (Germany)

 

Treaty of Anglo-American Accord (1880)


The United States and Great Britain agree to a comprehensive mutual defense alliance, including votes in Congress, through 1888.

Signed,
Benjamin Matthew-Kunkel (Great Britain)
President James A. Policz (United States)

 

Treaty of Napoli (1884)
 
Italia and Nipon agree
 
1.  Japan will come to Italy's military defense if France or Germany declares war on Italy over Italian efforts to establish control in Berbera or Somalia.
 
2.  In Congress of Europe, Italy will vote with Japan on proposals involving the establishment of Japanese control markers or downgrading
of Japanese markers.

 

Signed,

Yomama (Japan)

Giovanni Rocca (Italy)

 

Dreikaiser Bund (1884)

1. Austria-Hungary maintains sole right to place any control marker in Rumania.

2. Russia agrees not place a marker of any type in Rumania.

3. Russia maintains sole right to establish control Bulgaria.

4. A-H agrees not place a marker of any type in Bulgaria.

5. Both Parties agree to a general Defensive Treaty.

Signed,
RK Lothar Pickelhaube (Germany)
Emperor Franz Ferdinand (Austria-Hungary)

Tsar Ivan of Russia (having recently managed to learn to at
least sign his name)

 
 
Movement / Status Change:
 

Great Britain

 

Purchases:

Transfer £1 to the United States

4 upgrades from Influence to Protectorate (£40)

6 Influence Markers (£60)

10A1, 2F3, 2F1 (£53)

 

Placements:

Upgrade from Influence to Protectorate in Kongo, Tanganyika, Kenya, and Formosa

Influences in Eritrea, Soudan, Tunis, Kamerun, Burma, and Anatolia

10A1, 2F3, 2F1 in Great Britain

 

Moves:
1A10 from Indochina to Great Britain
1A10 from Egypt to Great Britain
1A3 from Cochin China to Kenya
1A1 from Great Britain to Indochina
1A1 from Great Britain to Cochin China
1A1 from Great Britain to Egypt
2A1 from Great Britain to Kongo
1A1 from Great Britain to Kenya
2A1 from Great Britain to Tanganyika
2A1 from Great Britain to Formosa

1F10 from Great Britain to Canada (Pacific coast)

1F3 from Canada (Atlantic coast ) to Canada (Pacific coast)

 

Remaining: £1

 

France

 

Receive £1 from Japan

 

Purchases:

2 Protectorate Markers (£40)

1 upgrade from Interest to Influence (£5)

2 Interest Markers (£10)

 

Placements:

Protectorates in Ashantee and Tunis

Upgrade from Interest to Influence in Brasil

Interests in Argentina and Anatolia

 

Moves:

1A3, 1A1 from France to Ashantee

1A10, 1A1 from France to Tunis

 

Remaining: £0

 

Germany

 

Purchases:

1 upgrade from Influence to Protectorate (£10)

1F10, 5A1 (£45) (+3 to ETI, now at 34)

 

Placements:

Upgrade from Influence to Protectorate in Kongo

1F10, 5A1 in Germany

 

Moves:

2A3 from Indochina to Germany

1A1 from Germany to Indochina

2A1 from Germany to Kongo

 

Remaining: £0

 

Austria-Hungary

 

Purchases:

1 upgrade from Influence to Protectorate (£10)

 

Placements:

Upgrade from Influence to Protectorate in Rumania

 

Moves:

2A10 from Austria-Hungary to Rumania

 

Remaining: £30

 

United States

 

Receive £1 from Great Britain

 

Purchases:

1 Influence Marker (£10)

2F1, 1A1 (£9)

 

Placements:

New Merchant Fleet in North Atlantic

Influence in Central America

2F1, 1A1 in United States

 

Moves: None

 

Remaining: £31

 

Japan

 

Purchases:

Send £1 to France

2 Influence Markers (£20)

1 upgrade from Interest to Influence (£5)

3 Interest Markers (£15)

1F3 (£10)

 

Placements:

New Merchant Fleet in North Pacific

Influences in Hawaii and Mexico

Upgrade from Interest to Influence in Manchuria

Interests in Shang-Hai, Shan-Tung, and Port Arthur

1F3 in Japan

 

Moves: None

 

Remaining: £0

 

Russia

 

Purchases:

3 Influence Markers (£30)

1 upgrade from Interest to Influence (£5)

 

Placements:

Influences in Turcomania, Bulgaria, and Anatolia

Upgrade from Interest to Influence in Manchuria

 

Moves: None

 

Remaining: £0

 

Italy

 

Purchases:

2 Protectorate Markers (£40)

1A1 (£3)

 

Placements:

Protectorates in Somalia and Berbera

1A1 in Italy

 

Moves:

1A1 from Madagascar to Somalia

1A1 from Italy to Somalia

1A3 from Italy to Berbera

 

Remaining: £0

 

Colonial Combat:

  • Great Britain vs. Kongo (2-1 odds; DR=5, DE; Brits win, no losses)
  • Great Britain vs. Tanganyika (2-1 odds; DR=1, EX; Brits win, lose 1A1)
  • Great Britain vs. Kenya (4-2=2-1 odds; DR=2, EX; Brits win, lose 1A3)
  • Great Britain vs. Formosa (2-1 odds; DR=4, DR; Brits win, no losses)
  • France vs. Ashantee (4-1=3-1 odds; DR=6, DE; Frogs win, no losses)
  • France vs. Tunis (11-3=3-1 odds; DR=4, DE; Frogs win, no losses)
  • Germany vs. Kongo (2-1 odds; DR=2, EX; Krauts win, lose 1A1)
  • Austria-Hungary vs. Rumania (20-5=3-1 odds; DR=4, DE; Austrians win, no losses)
  • United States vs. Togoland (3-1 odds; DR=6, DE; Americans win, no losses)
  • Italy vs. Somalia (2-1 odds; DR=5, DE; Eye-ties win, no losses)
  • Italy vs. Berbera (3-1 odds; DR=5, DE; Eye-ties win, no losses)


Casus Belli:

  • Germany vs. Great Britain (and vice versa) in Kongo
  • Belgium against Germany and Great Britain in Kongo
  • Great Britain vs. France in Tunis

 

Negotiation:

  • Great Britain and Germany agree to a codominion in Kongo, per the 1880 Treaty of French Exclusion
  • Russia calls a Congress of Europe to deal with the remaining casus belli (+3 to ETI, now at 37)

 

Congress of Europe (held at Venice):

  • The Russian Proposal
    • Belgium upgrades to Protectorate in Kongo, resulting in a three-way codominion.
    • Great Britain, Germany, and Russia all vote no, so the proposal is defeated.
  • The British Proposal
    • Belgium downgrades to Interest in Kongo.
    • Germany receives a free Protectorate in Tanganyika, making that area an Anglo-German codominion.
    • Algiers and Tunis become Anglo-French codominions.
    • Great Britain, Russia, and Italy all vote yes, so the proposal passes.Belgium downgrades in Kongo (+1 to ETI, now at 38), Germany gets a free Protectorate in Tanganyika, and Great Britain receives free Protectorate markers in Tunis and Algiers.

 

Chinese Resentment:

  • New Markers
    • British Protectorate in Formosa (+3 to CRI, now at 26)
    • Japanese Influence in Manchuria (+4 to CRI, now at 30)
    • Japanese Interests in Shang-Hai, Shan-Tung, and Port Arthur (+6 to CRI, now at 36)
    • Russian Influence on Manchuria (+4 to CRI, now at 40)
  • Established Markers
    • British Possession in Hong Kong (+5 to CRI, now at 45)
  • DR=11; no Chinese rebellion this turn.

 

Victory Point Record:

  • Purchased VPs:
    • Germany/Austria-Hungary: 6
    • United States: 7
  • Bonus/Penalty VPs:
    • Germany/Austria-Hungary: +4ó2 for alliance with Russia, 2 for Franceís isolation
    • Japan: +2 for alliance with Great Britain
    • Russia: +2 for alliance with Germany
    • Italy: +2 for alliance with Great Britain
  • Total VPs:
    • Germany/Austria-Hungary: 14
    • United States: 7
    • Japan, Russia, Italy: 4
    • France: 0
    • Great Britain: -5

 

 

On to 1888!

 

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