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347 3/10/2017 9:32:00 AM Spring 1916 Allies Message haven't forgotten this one (well, I had a bit!) but will get back to it asap
346 2/28/2017 8:43:00 AM Spring 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #55: 4 / Lloyd George
May not be played after MICHEL, BLUCHER, or PEACE OFFENSIVE. No BR attacks vs. Level 2 entrenched GE units may be made for the rest of this turn. The effect of this card is canceled by play of MICHEL, BLUCHER, or PEACE OFFENSIVE events. This event may mean that a BR MO cannot be fulfilled in a specific turn.

Message from Central Powers:
CP1
OPS

Trebizond 2 TUc to Kars
Aleppo BUc to Gaza
Czern AH2 to K-P, GEc to Zhitomir via Vinnitsa, B-T
Belgrade attacks Valjevo 6A/4A
345 2/28/2017 8:38:00 AM Spring 1916 Allies Message >RU11 already in Kharkove...have moved (RU3) and RU10) to join them

You read my map :-)

Now I am out of here
344 2/28/2017 8:37:00 AM Spring 1916 Allies Draw Strategy cards T war cards added to deck.
343 2/28/2017 8:35:00 AM Spring 1916 Central Powers Message IT MO Only
342 2/28/2017 8:35:00 AM Spring 1916 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
4


Message from Central Powers:
MOs
341 2/28/2017 8:34:00 AM Spring 1916 Central Powers Draw Strategy cards
340 2/28/2017 8:34:00 AM Spring 1916 Central Powers Draw Strategy cards
339 2/28/2017 8:34:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers End Turn
338 2/28/2017 8:33:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message >>>(RU3) and (RU11) to Kharkov

RU11 already in Kharkove...have moved (RU3) and RU10) to join them
337 2/28/2017 8:32:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message RPs:

BU(1): None seen
TU(2): None seen
AH(3): Flip AH2(Czern). Full
GE(5): Fip GE2 and c(Strasbourg), GEc(Villach), 3 c to RB<5,1>
336 2/28/2017 8:28:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Discard Strategy card #19: 2 / Air Superiority

Message from Allies:
RPs

A: Full
BR: BR3 to london
FR: FR1 to Paris
IT: Flip IT4 (Florence)
RU: Flip RUc (Tbilisi), RUc to RB <3/1>, (RU3) and (RU11) to Kharkov

Off for a bit
335 2/28/2017 8:26:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Discard Strategy card #21: 2 / Phosgene Gas

Message from Allies:
334 2/28/2017 8:25:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #26: 3 / Lusitania
May only be played after "Blockade" and before "Zimmermann Telegram". Subtract 1 VP.

War Status increased to 12

Message from Allies:
Let's get this TW thing out of the way
333 2/28/2017 8:24:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message BUc advances to Kars
332 2/28/2017 8:23:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message RUc flips and retreats to Tbilisi

Advance?
331 2/28/2017 8:23:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
1


Message from Allies:
Appreciate the revision ... and just to return the favout I will have my Russians defend @ 1 and not @ 11 :-)

Erzerum attacks Kars 2c/1c
330 2/28/2017 8:19:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 3 / Race to the Sea
CP units may now end movement in Ostend, Calais, and Amiens. Card may also be played as an event after CP WS is at 4.

Message from Central Powers:
CP6
OPS

Buda Ah10 to Belgrade
Erzerum attacks Kars 2c/11c
329 2/28/2017 8:17:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Return Strategy card to hand #8: 3 / Race to the Sea

Message from Central Powers:
328 2/28/2017 8:17:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message Florecne makes more sense now I look at it...Redo follows
327 2/28/2017 8:16:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message Oh FFS

I had my units in Florence on the map (made no sense having them in Bologna since you can put them OoS) but I see that I wrote in the log Bologna.
326 2/28/2017 8:05:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 3 / Race to the Sea
CP units may now end movement in Ostend, Calais, and Amiens. Card may also be played as an event after CP WS is at 4.

Message from Central Powers:
CP6
OPS

Verona attacks Bologna 6A/3A
Erzerum attacks Kars 2c/1c
325 2/28/2017 8:03:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message Sodding dice/ Flip GE2(Strasbourg)
324 2/28/2017 3:45:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #30: 4 / Salonika
Allied player must SRs at least one and up to 3 BR/FR Corps (from Allied ports on the map and/or Reserve) only to Salonika (ANA, AUS, CND, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose). This counts as a SR action (see 9.3.3). May be played after Greek Entry provided Salonika is Allied controlled and subject to stacking limits.

Replacement points: A: 1, BR: 2, FR: 2, IT: 1, RU: 3

Message from Allies:
AP5 as RPs
323 2/28/2017 3:44:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message 5/5

(FR1) and replacement FRc <5> elim, you flip 1
322 2/28/2017 3:44:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
4


Message from Allies:
>Udine destroys IT(c) Venice. AH3, AH5 advance

AH7, not AH5 (5 is in Belgrade)

Metz and Strasbourg (armies only) attack Nancy 15A+1/9A
321 2/27/2017 7:06:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Combat #35: 2 / Mustard Gas
A GE attack adds a +1 drm.

Message from Central Powers:
320 2/27/2017 7:06:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #50: 4 / Blucher
May only be played after "H-L Take Command". Cancels all trench effects for 1 GE attack. Play prior to Attempt Flank Attack Step. A trench does not need to be present.

Message from Central Powers:
CP5
OPS

Udine destroys IT(c) Venice. AH3, AH5 advance
Maggiore AH1 to Verona via Asiago
Metz and Strasbourg (armies only) attack Nancy 15A+1/9A
319 2/27/2017 12:23:00 PM Winter 1916 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #33: 2 / Grand Fleet
If played in the Allied Action Round immediately following the "High Seas Fleet," cancel that card. Cannot be played as an event at any other time.

Message from Allies:
AP4 as Ops

Verona: (IT1) to Turin, (AH4) to Bologna
Rome: IT5 to Bologna, ITc to Pescara
318 2/26/2017 2:27:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message Headoing out, next move in a while
317 2/26/2017 2:16:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Return Strategy card to hand #35: 2 / Mustard Gas

Message from Central Powers:
Delete Brussels attack. Instead

Essen GE6 to Metz, GE9 to Nuremberg
316 2/26/2017 2:14:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message Trench? What trench? Walks forward. "aaaarrrrggghh" Thud...."Ah. THAT trench"

Rethink coming
315 2/26/2017 2:11:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message >Sedan attacks Brussels 15A+1/6A

I have BR1, BR2 and T1 in Brussels so surely 12+1 vs 9?
314 2/26/2017 2:01:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Combat #35: 2 / Mustard Gas
A GE attack adds a +1 drm.

Message from Central Powers:
313 2/26/2017 2:01:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #38: 2 / German Reinforcements (2 corps)
2 corps.

Message from Central Powers:
CP4
OPS

Trieste detsroys IT(c) Udine. AH3, AH7 advance
Sedan attacks Brussels 15A+1/6A
312 2/26/2017 1:57:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Manually change War Status Central Powers: from 11 to 11
Allies: from 12 to 10
311 2/26/2017 1:53:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 2 / Putnik
May only be played in 1914 and 1915. SB units get a +1 drm for an attack or defense.

Message from Allies:
AP3 as Ops

(BRc) in Brussels suicides for MO
B-T: (RUc) to Gomel, RU11 to Kharkov
310 2/26/2017 1:51:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #26: 3 / Lusitania

Message from Allies:
Guess I won;t get this in yet then
309 2/26/2017 1:46:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message Missed K-P move, so now see supply threat to B-T

308 2/26/2017 1:13:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #26: 3 / Lusitania
May only be played after "Blockade" and before "Zimmermann Telegram". Subtract 1 VP.

War Status increased to 12

Message from Allies:
AP3 as event

Bdetter get this in whilst I can
307 2/25/2017 9:47:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #41: 3 / German Reinforcements (14th Army)
14th Army.

Message from Central Powers:
CP3
vent

Breslau
306 2/25/2017 9:45:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #53: 5 / Bolshevik Revolution
May only be played if Russian Capitulation marker is in the "Bolshevik Revolution Allowed" box. No more than 1 RU RP may be spent each turn. Current and future RU MOs become “None”.

Replacement points: AH: 3, BU: 1, GE: 4, TU: 2

Message from Central Powers:
It was a long day. Or soemthing
305 2/25/2017 9:45:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Return Strategy card to hand #53: 5 / Bolshevik Revolution

Message from Central Powers:
304 2/25/2017 11:08:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #22: 3 / Italian Reinforcements
May only be played after ITALY joins the Allies. 5th Army.

Message from Allies:
You need to take that back and play it as RPs

AP2 as event
303 2/25/2017 9:53:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #53: 5 / Bolshevik Revolution
May only be played if Russian Capitulation marker is in the "Bolshevik Revolution Allowed" box. No more than 1 RU RP may be spent each turn. Current and future RU MOs become “None”.

Message from Central Powers:
CP2
RPs

Apologies for dealy - thought I had pressed Play before I went out
302 2/25/2017 5:00:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #9: 3 / Moltke
May only be played in August or September 1914. CP Activation in Belgium or France costs 1 OPS per unit (not space) until the "Falkenhayn" card is played. All units must be activated in a space. Supersedes Sud Army and Eleventh army card effects.

Message from Allies:
Was expecting almost the entirety of my Italian army to disappear there (as it should have) so will take those results :-)

AP1 as Ops

Asiago: (ITc) to Venice, (IT4) to verona
Baranovichi: RUc to Slutsk, RU1 to mozyr
K-P: RU12 to Odessa
301 2/25/2017 4:52:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message >>>>But fortunately for me, the dice still love me

Indeed
300 2/25/2017 4:52:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message But fortunately for me, the dice still love me

2/1

(IT2) to ITc <2> which flips to hold
299 2/25/2017 4:51:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message >>>>So basically the perfect result (in terms of the defence roll) for you assuming Udine goes to plan :-(

There are only 8 rolls that help you though....
298 2/25/2017 4:50:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
1


Message from Allies:
5A/2A Udine
297 2/25/2017 4:50:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message So basically the perfect result (in terms of the defence roll) for you assuming Udine goes to plan :-(

3/2

(ITc) to Asiago. GEc elim, AH1 to Maggiore
296 2/25/2017 4:47:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
5


Message from Allies:
Missed von B

6A/1A Maggiore
295 2/25/2017 4:46:00 AM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message Von Below cancels trench
294 2/25/2017 4:37:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Message >6A/1A Maggiore

Think this is also 5 vs 2

AH1 + GEc + (GEc) = 6, 1L for trench
(IT3) = 1, 1R for trench
293 2/25/2017 4:36:00 AM Winter 1916 Allies Draw Strategy cards
292 2/24/2017 7:00:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Combat #43: 3 / Von Below
Cancels all trench effects for 1 GE attack against only IT unit(s).

Message from Central Powers:
Odds are wrong ay round!!

6A/1A Maggiore
5A/2A Udine
291 2/24/2017 6:59:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #39: 2 / German Reinforcements (2 corps)
2 corps.

Message from Central Powers:
CP1
OPS

Villach attacks Maggiore 5A/2A

2LF lose GEc, AH1 advaxnces
3LF Flip AH1, lose GE(c), GEc advances

If win, aadvance FS unit(s)

Trieste attacks Udine 6A/1A

Advance as far as sensible
290 2/24/2017 6:53:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Message AH(IT) and BR MOs
289 2/24/2017 6:52:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
3


Message from Central Powers:
MOs
288 2/24/2017 6:52:00 PM Winter 1916 Central Powers Draw Strategy cards
287 2/24/2017 6:52:00 PM Fall 1915 Central Powers End Turn
286 2/24/2017 6:52:00 PM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message Lutsk falls RU5 perm elim

RPs:

BU(1): None seen
TU(1): Flip c Adana. Full
AH(2): 2 c to RB<5>
GE(4): Flip GE11(sedan), GE2(Starsbourg), GE9 to Essen
285 2/24/2017 6:49:00 PM Fall 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Central Powers:
Lutsk seige
284 2/24/2017 6:48:00 PM Fall 1915 Central Powers Discard Strategy card #16: 2 / Liman Von Sanders

Message from Central Powers:
283 2/24/2017 4:35:00 PM Fall 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #17: 5 / Italy
Italy joins the Allies. Add 1 VP during the War Status Phase of each turn if unplayed after the Allied War Commitment Level is Total War. See also 9.5.2.5 for restrictions on play as a non-event when CP are at TW.

War Status increased to 10

Message from Allies:
No good options at this point so let's go with this

No Rps for me, keep last card
282 2/22/2017 10:43:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #31: 3 / Kemal
A TU unit defender (SN unit does not count) with a combat factor of 1 or more may fire on the Army Table. May only be used in one Combat per turn. See also 12.3.4.1.

Message from Central Powers:
CP6
OPS

Lutsk GE12 to Dubno, GEc to Zhitomir via Kiev
Sofia BUc to Nis via Sopje, BUc to Strumitsa via Monastir
Belgrade attcks Valjevo 5A/4A

Not ENTIRELY sure that slamming the door on any chance of rescue for RU5 is my best plan (yes, OK, flank and good dice notwithstanding) - but kicking the Serbs when you have no chance of RPs swings the balance
281 2/22/2017 10:36:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message Putting on the beer and slim are not things you expect to see in the same sentence :-)

Depends on the beer, the amount consumed, and the activity level while not drinking....am under 90Kg I'll have you know!
280 2/22/2017 10:34:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Message Putting on the beer and slim are not things you expect to see in the same sentence :-)

2/1 it is so GEcd elim, (GEc) to Lutsk.

No advance but supply threat to Zhitomir
279 2/22/2017 9:20:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message Am put on the beer... Think that's AP win 2/1. GEc slim, GE(c) retreats to other He units... Lutsk?
278 2/22/2017 9:18:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
2


Message from Central Powers:
Dubno 3A/3c
277 2/22/2017 9:13:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #18: 2 / Hurricane Barrage
A BR attack adds a +1 drm. ANA, AUS, CND, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose.

Message from Allies:
AP5 as Ops

Cauc: RU11 to B-T
K-P @ 3A vs Dubno @ 3C
276 2/21/2017 3:19:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Message Have to head out for a while and need to think about this anyway so next move this afternoon
275 2/21/2017 3:14:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Message The dice did try hard to save me

2LF on me so (RU3) to RUc <3>. 1LF on you so GEc flips

RUc to Moyzr, AH4 to Zhitomir
274 2/21/2017 3:11:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
4


Message from Allies:
Fairly emphatic. Fort destroyed

AH4 and GEc use Von H to attack Zhitmoir 5A/survivors
273 2/21/2017 3:11:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
1


Message from Allies:
>Lutsk GEc attacks the fort 2c/1c. AH4 and GEc use Von H to attack Zhitmoir 5A/survivors


Lutsk = Dubno

GEc @ 2 vs Fort @ 1
272 2/20/2017 10:56:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message And time for bed
271 2/20/2017 10:48:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Combat #44: 3 / Von Hutier
Attacker fires first and cancels all trench effects for an attack against RU unit(s).

Message from Central Powers:
270 2/20/2017 10:48:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #45: 4 / Treaty of Brest Litovsk
May only be played after "Bolshevik Revolution". RU units may no longer attack. CP units may not attack RU units except TU units may attack on the Near East map. Both sides may still move into unoccupied spaces and may still suffer attrition, besiege forts, and resolve sieges. Also see 5.5.2.

Message from Central Powers:
CP5
OPS
Eskidor BUc to Aleppo

Lutsk GEc attacks the fort 2c/1c. AH4 and GEc use Von H to attack Zhitmoir 5A/survivors. GEc advances if whle, AH4 if not. Rovno OoS

Novi Sad and Timisvar Armies only destroy Belgrade fort. AH5 and AH6 advance
269 2/20/2017 10:20:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Message T1 CT
268 2/20/2017 10:19:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
CT dig
267 2/20/2017 10:19:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #24: 3 / French Reinforcements (7th Army)
7th Army.

Message from Allies:
Ap4 as Ops

Nancy: (FR6) to Belfort
CT: FR5 digs, FR10 to Nancy
London: BR4 to CT
266 2/20/2017 10:13:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message Er...cut and paste only works if you do the "cut" bit!!
265 2/20/2017 10:13:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message >>>>What exactly did you do to earn those RPs?

Under BPA tourney rules, if I didn't you would be honour bound to point it out to me....
264 2/20/2017 10:12:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Message 1/1

FRc flips
263 2/20/2017 10:11:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
1


Message from Allies:
Mulhuse attacs Belfort 3A/5c+2
262 2/20/2017 10:11:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Combat #7: 2 / Severe Weather
Defending units in a mountain space in Fall/Winter or a swamp space in Spring/Fall get a +2 drm.

Message from Allies:
>Supply threat Lutsk and Dubno

You're warning me about a supply threat to yourself. Novel :-)

Belfort
261 2/20/2017 10:07:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 2 / Von Francois
A GE attack vs. RU units adds a +1 drm. May be used against spaces with RU and other nationalities.

Message from Central Powers:
CP4
OPS

AH4 and 2 GEc to Dubno (seige) via Kovel
Mulhuse attacs Belfort 3A/5c (CP MO)

Supply threat Lutsk and Dubno
260 2/20/2017 10:04:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #15: 3 / British Reinforcements (4th Army)
4th Army, 1 corps.

Message from Allies:
AP3 as event

<3>
259 2/20/2017 10:01:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #20: 3 / Austria - Hungary Reinforcements (10th Army)
10th Army.

Message from Central Powers:
CP3
Event

Buda
258 2/20/2017 9:59:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #3: 3 / Russian Reinforcements (11th Army)
11th Army, 1 corps.

Message from Allies:
AP2 as event

Cauc <4>
257 2/20/2017 9:58:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #51: 4 / Peace Offensive
May only be played after "H-L Take Command". Cancels all trench effects for 1 GE attack. If attacker does not advance into the space, subtract 1 VP. Play prior to Attempt Flank Attack Step. A trench does not need to be present.

Replacement points: AH: 2, BU: 1, GE: 3, TU: 1

Message from Central Powers:
CP2
RPs
256 2/20/2017 9:57:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #20: 2 / British Reinforcements (AUS Corps, CND Corps)
AUS Corps, CND Corps.

Message from Allies:
AP1 as Ops

Kovno autokills Vilna. No advance
Dubno: (RU3) to Zhitomir
255 2/20/2017 9:52:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
254 2/20/2017 9:49:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message >>>What exactly did you do to earn those RPs?

Thought I deserved them?

Rat flips GE1 in Grodno
253 2/20/2017 9:46:00 AM Fall 1915 Allies Message What exactly did you do to earn those RPs?
252 2/20/2017 3:49:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #37: 2 / Hoffman
May only be played after "H-L Take Command". Adds +1 to all future CP Mandated Offensive die rolls.

Message from Central Powers:
CP1
OPS

Buda Ah1 to Villach
Ivangorod GE12 and GEc to Lutsk (seige)
251 2/20/2017 3:46:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message RPs...also flip TUc Adana (Full)
250 2/20/2017 3:45:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Message GE MO Only
249 2/20/2017 3:44:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
5


Message from Central Powers:
MOs
248 2/20/2017 3:44:00 AM Fall 1915 Central Powers Draw Strategy cards T war cards added to deck.

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