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Wars of Religion Scenario Instructions

Introduction: Players represent one of the major powers during the Wars of Religion
in Reformation Europe, 1500-1650.

Players and Order of Play:

  1. Spain receives 20 Resource Factors (RFs) per turn.
  2. Ottomans receive 15 RFs per turn.
  3. Austria receives 20 RFs per turn.
  4. Lutherans receive 15 RFs per turn.
  5. France receives 15 RFs per turn.
  6. England receives 10 RFs per turn.

Game Length: 6 Game-turns

OBJECTIVES: (VPs=Victory Points)

Spain Ottoman Empire Austria
No French Presence in Spain 2 VPs Presence in Spain 2 VPs No Ottoman Presence in Austria 5 VPs
Presence in France 3 VPs Presence in Austria 4 VPs No Lutheran Presence in North Germany 3 VPs
Presence in England 4 VPs Presence in Balkans 5 VPs Presence in South Germany 5 VPs
Presence in Italy 4 VPs Presence in Mediterranean 4 VPs Presence in Italy 4 VPs
Presence in Low Countries 4 VPs Presence in Hungary 5 VPs Presence in Balkans 3 VPs
Presence in Mediterranean 3 VPs Presence in Middle East 5 VPs Presence in Hungary 5 VPs
Presence in Americas 5 VPs
Lutherans France England
Presence in Austria 4 VPs Presence in Spain 3 VPs Presence in France 5 VPs
Presence in England 2 VPs No Spanish Presence in France 4 VPs No Spanish Presence in England 5 VPs
Presence in Baltic 5 VPs Presence in England 3 VPs Presence in Baltic 4 VPs
No Austrian Presence in North Germany 4 VPs Presence in South Germany 4 VPs Presence in North Germany 2 VPs
Presence in North Germany 4 VPs Presence in Italy 5 VPs Presence in Low Countries 5 VPs
Presence in South Germany 4 VPs Presence in Low Countries 4 VPs Presence in Americas 4 VPs
Presence in Poland 2 VPs Presence in Americas 2 VPs

Notes: The Lutheran Player actually represents German Lutherans, Sweden, and Denmark.
Austria includes her German allies. France also represents Scotland.

Special rules: The Spanish and Austrian players cannot attack each other on turns 1 and 2.
For a five-player game, have one person play both Spain and Austria. At the end of the game, total
their VPs and divide in half.


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