- Aug 29, 2009
Hello my this is my first AAR. So here goes game setting:
What: Rome VV 2.32 with Epigoni Mod to the Hindu Kush v2.01b
Country: Seleucid Empire
Rules: No cheating, reloading ok :blush:
Goals: I will make some attempt to recreate Alexanders Empire in 150 years. My English is bad, be warned! After that conquer Mediterranean region.
1.1.0. 456 year of reforms. After many wars between Alexanders generals, Seleucus I gained eastern parts of Alexanders empire. To fulfill dream of restoring Alexanders Empire, his new country need some serious reforms. He used hes popularity about local noble class to do some harsh reforms. Of coarse middle class should be respected too.
First was decided nation ways of life in different aspects:
Second choice was which god would be most important of all in nation:
Third was enacting new laws. Ruler decided to ban pirates and help strengthen cult of Muses:
After those reforms Seleucos proclaimed himself to be god:
And of coarse strengthen in those barbarian Persians Greek traditions:
After reforms there must be done trade arrangements between city's and army reorganization to face treats in east from Partia. Trading was organized so, that city's with many researchers receive extra papyrus. In every corner of empire was recruiting new armies.
Soon enough our mighty god ruler took command of forces in the east:
Ptolemaic kingdom offered us alliance, but we refused, because they own OUR land:
In first April crime was committed by Armenia, they killed our 'special'(0 charisma) envoy, who tried to give gift for Armenian king- knife in the back. This unlawful action wont go away unpunished!:
By order by his father, Antiochus, heir to the throne of Seleucid realms, took role of Chief torturer. Job he dreamed from childhood was his at last, so he was very greatfull for this position:
Parthia has turned they grabby little hands on some tribe in north. While they busy its time for revenge. Seleucus ordered attack on envoy-murderers Armenians all his western forces:
Soon fallowed invasion led by Bayad Aramid in Armenian Artashat, which was fairly successful:
And after that capital city too got besieged. Armenian army remnants retreated in Uti wastelands, where they disturbed barbarian hordes:
By order of our god ruler in our capital started construction works :