Mercator XIV

by Doug Wakefield

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Basic Mercator Rules are here.

This is for 17 players and is based very closely on XIIIa. The one major change has been the removal of Scandinavia from the list of powers.

The game has 177 supply centres of which 95 are initially neutral. The starting year is 1920.

VICTORY CRITERIA

SOLO : 40 supply centres.

2-WAY : Aggregate of at least 70 centres with both players holding at least 33.

3-WAY : Aggregate of at least 95 centres with each player holding at least 28.

STARTING POSITIONS

ARGENTINA: F Bue, F San, A Cba, A Tuc

AUSTRALIA: F Syd, F Pth, F Wei, A Bri

AUSTRIA: F Zag, A Vie, A Bud, A Tri, A Clu

BRAZIL: F Rio, F Rec, A Iqu, A Xin

BRITAIN: F Lon, F Tyn, F Lpl, A Bir, A Edi

CANADA: F Hal, F Que, F Van, A Reg, A Win

CHINA: F Shg, F Can, A Chu, A Pek, A Han

FRANCE: F Bre, F Mar, A Par, A Lil, A Nan

GERMANY: F Kie, A Ber, A Kon, A Nur, A Mun

INDIA: F Cey, F Mdr, A Del, A Bom, A Clc

ITALY: F Sar, F Sic, A Rom, A Mil, A Bol

JAPAN: F Kyu, F Tok, F Kob, A Osa, A Nii

RUSSIA: F Ark, F Len, F Sev, F Vla, A Mos, A Oms, A Tas

SOUTH AFRICA F Cap, F Sim, A Jbg, A Dur

TURKEY: F Bag, F Smy, F Ank, A Con, A Syr

UGANDA: F Dji, F Mog, A Kmp, A Ken

U.S.A.: F NeY, F Clf, F Jac, A Kan, A Tex

Germany and Russia have a spare unit for the first 6 seasons, i.e. until September 1920.

NEUTRAL SUPPLY CENTRES

Abd, Ale, Alg, Anc, And, Azo, Baf, Bda, Bei, Bel, Ben, Bog, Bor, Buc, Bul, Cat, Cgo, Com, Cor, Cra, Cre, Cub, Dak, Daw, Den, Egy, Fae, Fal, Ffs, Fij, For, Fun, God, Gre, Gui, Haw, Hki, Hol, Hon, Hud, Ice, Jam, Jav, Kab, Kar, Kdr, Kha, Kua, Kup, Kuw, Lim, Lit, Mac, Mau, Mdg, Mdy, Mex, Mor, Muk, Nfl, Nig, Nor, Nov, Oma, OMo, Pan, Pap, Phi, Pmb, Por, Pus, Ran, Sab, Sai, Sal, Sol, Seo, Ser, Sey, Sin, Snk, Soc, Spi, StH, Swe, Swi, Tah, TdC, Tha, Tun, Uls, Uru, Vtm, War, Yem

SPECIAL PROVINCES

ARGENTINA Hak, Sah

AUSTRALIA Lou, Nep

AUSTRIA Afg, Tch

BRAZIL Lib, Sum

BRITAIN Plo, Sel

CANADA Har, Mol

CHINA Ala, Med

FRANCE Ann, Lua

GERMANY Cam, Jor

INDIA Est, Nwt

ITALY Fez, Shn

JAPAN Gwy, LaP

RUSSIA Gua, Lao

SOUTH AFRICA Ecu, The

TURKEY Bil, Bru

U.S.A. Lux, Ora

UGANDA Alb, Sue

 


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