Shores of Tripoli

From the end of the American Revolution, commercial vessels of the young United States republic were easy prey for the pirates of the Barbary coast. In 1801, newly inaugurated President Thomas Jefferson was eager to put an end to this threat and sent a "squadron of observation" to the Mediterranean. As the squadron arrived in Gibraltar, they learned that the bashaw of Tripoli had already declared WAR!

The Shores of Tripoli plays out this exciting episode of Early American military history. As the United States, one player will pressure Tripolitania to allow the free movement of American merchant vessels - or face the consequences. As the bashaw of Tripoli, the other player will continue the lucrative piracy of the fearsome corsairs while countering the American threat on land and sea.

Designer: Kevin Bertram

Copyright © 2020 Fort Circle Games.

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6064Fortress TripoliThomas, Dakotadistract me from eval writing58 minutes agoTripolitaniaView
6068Fortress TripoliDave P, shadow_alexXebecs ho1 hour agoTripolitaniaView
6067StandardDave P, pmpeon1 hour agoTripolitaniaView
6047Fortress TripoliThomas, Jamiefast synchronous1 hour agoTripolitaniaView
5988Fortress TripoliThomas, Codyopen, random1 hour agoUnited StatesView
6066StandardRodney Smith, Paula🔃 60592 hours agoUnited StatesView
6081StandardDave P, IsaoRTTFirst game. Good luck!3 hours agoUnited StatesView
5989Fortress TripoliCody, Atlantamanopen, random4 hours agoTripolitaniaView
6034Fortress TripoliSailingGuy, mdtcurrieTournament Withdrawal Syndrome #57 hours agoUnited StatesView
6005Standardchudified, Dave POpen, Random, Standard, My First Game8 hours agoUnited StatesView
4834Fortress TripoliJudah-David Shay, TommyHightTSOT2022 R3: Grove City College vs. Purple People Eaters16 hours agoTripolitaniaView
5726Fortress Tripolihippomann, Ellis Lee20 hours agoUnited StatesView
4876Fortress TripoliWhiskeySnake, Ghost-XTSOT2022 R3: USNA Gunners vs. CSIS Dahlgren3 days agoUnited StatesView
5727Fortress Tripolihippomann, EThippomann4 days agoTripolitaniaView
5695Fortress TripoliET, Martin Nikolai4 days agoUnited StatesView
5656Fortress TripoliThomas, ET4 days agoTripolitaniaView
5824Fortress Tripolithrobbinwilliams, Cody9 days agoUnited StatesView

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IDScenarioPlayersDescriptionFinishedResult
6088Fortress TripoliShaun, piratejoeaberto1 hour agoDrawView
6083Fortress TripoliDave P, piratejoeEd K1 hour agoUnited StatesView
6087Fortress TripoliShaun, piratejoeOpen2 hours agoUnited StatesView
5832Fortress TripoliChris Strabala, Ariantesopen, random9 hours agoTripolitaniaView
6011Fortress TripoliShaun, ThomasShiver me timbers.18 hours agoTripolitaniaView
5975Fortress TripoliAriantes, KlarionOpen, but I'm playing as the U.S. Looking to get better as themYesterdayTripolitaniaView
5931Fortress TripoliDave P, Ed KraskaEd KYesterdayTripolitaniaView
5974Fortress TripoliDanjou, pmpeonYesterdayTripolitaniaView
6059StandardRodney Smith, PaulaR & P Private gameYesterdayUnited StatesView
6060Fortress TripoliThomas, DoonhamerRandom openYesterdayUnited StatesView
6062StandardThomas, Martin NikolaiYesterdayUnited StatesView
6052Fortress TripoliTomD, Dave Pbeware submarines2 days agoTripolitaniaView
6046StandardThe G Dog, Marc🔃 60452 days agoTripolitaniaView
6045StandardThe G Dog, Marc🔃 60442 days agoTripolitaniaView
6044StandardThe G Dog, Marc🔃 60432 days agoTripolitaniaView
6043StandardThe G Dog, Marc2 days agoTripolitaniaView
6041Fortress TripoliThomas, Doonhamerrandom open2 days agoUnited StatesView
6028Fortress TripoliDave P, JamieOpen3 days agoUnited StatesView
5898Fortress TripoliSailingGuy, mdtcurrieTournament Withdrawal Syndrome #43 days agoUnited StatesView
6023Fortress TripoliDanjou, Thomasfast synchronous 3 days agoTripolitaniaView
5971StandardHexwardave, Martin NikolaiSneak one in before Memorial Day.3 days agoUnited StatesView
6014Fortress TripoliShaun, Martin Nikolaizzzzzzzzzzz3 days agoUnited StatesView
5934Fortress TripoliJamie, Codyopen random4 days agoTripolitaniaView
6010Fortress TripoliDave P, ThomasOpen4 days agoUnited StatesView
5970Fortress TripoliShaun, ThomasParty like it's 17994 days agoUnited StatesView
5984Fortress TripoliDanjou, Atlantaman4 days agoTripolitaniaView
5982Fortress TripoliDave P, AvaritiaOpen4 days agoTripolitaniaView
6000StandardThe G Dog, Marc4 days agoTripolitaniaView
5911Fortress TripoliHexwardave, Martin NikolaiFor Based Gamers Only5 days agoDrawView
5968Fortress TripoliAlden, Martin Nikolai5 days agoUnited StatesView
5900Fortress Tripolimdtcurrie, pmpeonbeginner5 days agoUnited StatesView
5955StandardShaun, Atlantaman6 days agoUnited StatesView
5961Fortress TripoliDanjou, Faust664Random - open6 days agoTripolitaniaView
5965Fortress TripoliTerry Coleman, Johnny Wilsonjlw6 days agoTripolitaniaView
5954Fortress TripoliDave P, Klarionopen, random6 days agoTripolitaniaView
5949Fortress TripoliDave P, ShaunSand the decks6 days agoTripolitaniaView
5923StandardDave P, Atlantaman6 days agoUnited StatesView
5905StandardThomas, HexwardaveOpen6 days agoUnited StatesView
5939StandardThomas, Avaritia7 days agoDrawView
5901Fortress TripoliDave P, pmpeon7 days agoUnited StatesView
5929Fortress TripoliDave P, Ed KraskaEd K8 days agoTripolitaniaView
5913Fortress TripoliThomas, Jamieopen random8 days agoTripolitaniaView
5924Fortress TripoliDave P, Mike SOpen random fun8 days agoUnited StatesView
5891Fortress TripoliThomas, Mike Sopen random8 days agoUnited StatesView
5867StandardAtlantaman, Martin Nikolai9 days agoUnited StatesView
5685StandardHexwardave, red_gamerFor Alden, Standard9 days agoTripolitaniaView
5857Fortress TripoliDave P, Ted WoodsCutlasses and cannonballs9 days agoTripolitaniaView
5703Fortress TripoliJer3my, Mike SMikeS and Jer3my game 2 9 days agoUnited StatesView
5885Fortress TripoliDave P, HexwardaveWhy not ?10 days agoUnited StatesView
5864Fortress TripoliMartin Nikolai, pmpeon10 days agoTripolitaniaView