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An account of a five-player match using the "Less Negotiation"
For easy reference the names of the players are in alphabetical order
to match the order of play.
Note that this uses the rules from the earlier PnP version so a couple
things are changed. At that time cards were not yet drafted and the first
turn began with the Secretaries of State and Treasury offices already filled.
The initial Senators and additional cards are dealt as follows:
Each player has 3 influence point markers.
Benjamin Franklin, President Washington
Dealt: George Clinton,
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
- Benjamin (Ben)
Treasury Secretary Hamilton
Charles C. Pinckney, John Marshall,
Panic of 1797,
Sabotage a Negotiation
Secretary of State Jefferson
Patrick Henry, William Henry Harrison,
Timothy Pickering (which is played immediately),
- Daniel (hereafter Dan)
James Madison, James Monroe,
William H. Crawford (played immediately),
- Elbridge (henceforth called El)
Vice President Adams, Chief Justice John Jay
Andrew Jackson (played),
John Quincy Adams (played),
Make an Important Speech
No taxes or tariffs are in effect.
The following states are in play: "New England" (NE - 38 votes), New
York (NY - 12),
Pennsylvania (PA -15), New Jersey (NJ - 7), Maryland (MD - 10),
Delaware (DE - 3), Virginia
(VA - 23), "Carolinas" (NC - 22) and Georgia (GA - 4).
Public Support is at 0, i.e. neutral.
Reserves are at 0.
Revenues are at -$30 million.
The Tension Index is at 0.
1: Finance Matters
2: Foreign Entanglements
4: France Fries
6: Growing the Republic
7: Financing Growth
8: Hot in the South
9: The Midwest Comes on Board
10: The Yellow Rose
11: Way Out West