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672 3/8/2017 4:15:00 PM Master ID = 21696 Game Deleted
671 3/8/2017 4:08:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I will go close out the game, remove it and set up a game for tomorrow, same scenario, same sides. Any suggestions for name besides adding Roman numeral II to the end?
670 3/8/2017 4:06:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Actually nothing in F1. My remaining assets were Fighter Bombers which I would use this turn against your T-34s again and Medium Battery. If you went over there I'd put a command marker on the board in T3 and bombard you. I wanted to call down fire this turn on the melee hex (even though it would affect my guys too - Danger Close) but one must have a command marker to spot. My other asset is Counterbattery fire which cancels a barrage of yours before you roll.
669 3/8/2017 4:04:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message You used both of your Command Asset cards well and they were decisive. But I also made a mistake with my Command placement that made their effect even stronger. I should not have put both my command markers on the board so quickly, and probably not more than one in T1 at all. Also I should not have given up the Fate Card so easily.
668 3/8/2017 4:02:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Let's start again, tomorrow - same sides.

What surprise did you have in store for me in F1?
667 3/8/2017 4:01:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I do want to keep the same sides but can switch if you want. Probably my fear there is that when you decisively defeat me I will have lost with BOTH sides!
666 3/8/2017 4:00:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message If you want to accept my surrender I propose we play the scenario again with the same sides. I think I played very poorly and need to relearn some of the tricks and tactics I used to know. We can set up and start today or tomorrow if that suits you. Again, I can do something fun this turn but it won't change the balance of things.
665 3/8/2017 4:00:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message And then do you want to re-play, with reversed roles?

I feel that the Command Assets won the game for me.

664 3/8/2017 3:58:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I'm willing to play on. It's getting to the point where victory will be yours probably by the end of this turn or early in T3. I can do something just to have fun but have also been considering surrendering to you by declaring a decisive victory for the Russians and their leader Commissar McKenzie.
663 3/8/2017 3:56:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Feel free to do your move, or we can halt for the day.
662 3/8/2017 3:55:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message That's it for me.
Fire Order completed.
All units unActivated, Spent markers removed.

Over to you.
661 3/8/2017 3:53:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Shaken GGs elim.
660 3/8/2017 3:53:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

10
10


Message from Russians:
2nd Pinned RifleP crawls into battle.
659 3/8/2017 3:52:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I'm not certain of that but I won't bother looking it up now and just state that to preserve the IP balance there is no more return fire anyway.
658 3/8/2017 3:51:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Sorry, no more return fire. I think the Spent status goes with both reduction units.
657 3/8/2017 3:48:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Any return fire from the fresh guys?
656 3/8/2017 3:46:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I now have a fresh squad and a Shaken squad. The shaken guys will take fire until they go away then the fresh guys.
655 3/8/2017 3:45:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Ach, e/r it is...
654 3/8/2017 3:45:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Just lifting their rifles up and firing over the rubble without sighting...

No return fire, of course...
653 3/8/2017 3:45:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

11
10


Message from Russians:
Second wave --

Pinned RifleP crawls forward into battle.
652 3/8/2017 3:43:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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Message from Russians:
Pinned RifleSq charges…crawls?
651 3/8/2017 3:41:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Missed and Spent. Like my misspent youth?
650 3/8/2017 3:41:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Edit Initiative Germans: from 5 to 3
Russians: from 0 to 0
649 3/8/2017 3:41:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

6
3


Message from Germans:
Return Melee fire. H1 ROF3 IP2
648 3/8/2017 3:39:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Grenadier chit draw
Shaken/Panicked
647 3/8/2017 3:38:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
10


Message from Russians:
2nd fresh RifleSq charges.
646 3/8/2017 3:35:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message No return fire yet.
645 3/8/2017 3:34:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
4


Message from Russians:
Fresh RifleP/H7 melees.
644 3/8/2017 3:34:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Yes, on to Melee!

This time, the 3 Squads will lead the way -- then maybe the Platoons.
643 3/8/2017 3:33:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Forgot about that guy. No return fire.
642 3/8/2017 3:32:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 8-sided die x 2

4
1


Message from Russians:
RifleP/K7 fires at H6
13 -1D with h1


641 3/8/2017 3:31:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Let the melee carnage begin!
640 3/8/2017 3:30:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message My apologies, no return fire. I'm looking for those IPs too!
639 3/8/2017 3:30:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Any return fire? (I crave more IP's)
638 3/8/2017 3:27:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Why couldn't I roll that for my Stuka attack??
637 3/8/2017 3:26:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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10


Message from Germans:
Defense for the Fresh squad. 12+2C
636 3/8/2017 3:25:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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8


Message from Germans:
Defense for the Pinned squad. 12+2C
635 3/8/2017 3:24:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message 2 dozen bullets for the MG squads.
634 3/8/2017 3:23:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
7


Message from Russians:
e/r -- That's a good one.

MG/I8 firing at H6
13 with h1.
633 3/8/2017 3:23:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I'm so loopy I can't even get the Monty Python quote right.
632 3/8/2017 3:23:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I was in my comfy chair. Am now at the gameboard. Our three main weapons are fear and intimidation...no, wait...
631 3/8/2017 3:22:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message So, you're in your comfy chair.
Nobody expects the Spanish inquisition! (random Monty Python reference)


630 3/8/2017 3:21:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Should we call and elimination/reduction a visit to the e/r?
629 3/8/2017 3:20:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message You are correct. I was corresponding from my recliner and not looking at the board.

Do an elim/reduction on the Pioniers.
628 3/8/2017 3:15:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Pioneers should already be Shaken.
messages 448 - 451.
627 3/8/2017 3:10:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Haha, I can't even tie that one. Draw a hit chit for the Pioniers.
626 3/8/2017 3:09:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message 39 !
625 3/8/2017 3:09:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

11
12


Message from Russians:
T34/G8 firing HE at Pioneer/G7
16 +1D with h2.
624 3/8/2017 3:06:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
10


Message from Germans:
Defense 12+2C
623 3/8/2017 3:05:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message A measly 23.
622 3/8/2017 3:05:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

3
4


Message from Russians:
T34/N1 fires HE at Grenadier/M1
16 + 1D, with h1.
621 3/8/2017 3:03:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Fire sequence
Tanks (N1, F7), MG/I8, K7, H7 melee massacre.
620 3/8/2017 3:01:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Edit Initiative Germans: from 0 to 5
Russians: from 4 to 0
619 3/8/2017 3:01:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Thanks - we'll go with your count.

Order cube - 7 - (trying to get rid of cubes you can use to grab Sniper).
Order - Fire
Activate all units within Command Radius of I8
Activate T34/N1 (cost 2).
Initiative to German 5.
618 3/8/2017 2:59:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message BTW, to do an air attack, the air superiority chit has to be on the attacking player's side. As far as I know all the air attack cards also allow the action of flipping that chit to your side but that's the end. Then you have to play another card to do an air attack.
617 3/8/2017 2:56:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I show two in the 6 slot and two in the 7 slot. But I'm not sure I have it right either though I think this is correct.
616 3/8/2017 2:53:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message How many Order cubes are still available?
I'm not sure that I have them correct.

RifleP/R7 chit draw
Rattled/Suppressed
615 3/8/2017 2:49:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message But the hit number was 20 so they just scratched your paint. Boo Stuka pilots.
614 3/8/2017 2:48:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message You are correct. I told you that cold and flu medicine was making me loopy! Yay Stuka pilots!
613 3/8/2017 2:45:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Didn't the second attack land in L1 ?
So, my M2 T34s would be the target?
612 3/8/2017 2:43:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message And after the chit draws its your turn for an order, again...
611 3/8/2017 2:41:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message So you need to draw a chit for your infantry in R7 and my infantry in M1.
610 3/8/2017 2:41:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 20-sided die x 2

11
6


Message from Germans:
Bombs dropped on my own heads. Hit number is 10 vs 12 morale infantry.
609 3/8/2017 2:40:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message No wait, it didn't go off map. I miscounted the hexes. It landed on top of me in M1!! I have to take hits from my own flyboys.
608 3/8/2017 2:39:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Well that went badly. The aim point went off the map so no Barrage attack.

Back to you!
607 3/8/2017 2:38:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 20-sided die x 1

6


Message from Germans:
Accuracy roll using Q3 as aim point.
606 3/8/2017 2:37:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Draw a hit chit for those poor sons of the Steppe.

I will use the same aim point, Q3 for my next Accuracy roll.
605 3/8/2017 2:36:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 20-sided die x 2

8
10


Message from Germans:
Target number for the Stuka vs 11 Morale infantry is 8. If this is greater than or equal to 8 the infantry there gets a hit chit.
604 3/8/2017 2:34:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message The Stuka pilots think Q7 is the IP (initial point in this case) of the bomb run and drop their first load on the poor rifle platoon in R7. Dang it.
603 3/8/2017 2:33:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 20-sided die x 1

4


Message from Germans:
Accuracy roll for first Stuka attack.
602 3/8/2017 2:33:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Examine the Accuracy Grid and orient it with the 19+ in !3 and the "1" toward the edge of the board with the 1 column of hexes (my side essentially). I now roll a d20 for the first of two consecutive Barrage attacks and that d20 shows where those Stuka pilots start looking for the target. If the Accuracy roll takes the spot off the board that's the end.
601 3/8/2017 2:30:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message My spotter selects hex Q3 as the Stukas bomb run point. Note that I don't believe the spotted hex has to be occupied by an enemy unit. It just has to be in LOS of the spotter. Selecting Q3 is an effort to keep my Stukas from attacking my StuGs by mistake as they will attack the closest occupied hex after the Accuracy Roll is made.
600 3/8/2017 2:27:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I am playing an Asset Order. The card is GDID 15 (the card number at the bottom center of each card) "Stuka Dive Bombers". One has to read rules for Barrage [26] and in the Playbook [44.18] and on the Player Aid card for Barrage in the left hand column to get the whole picture.

I use my Tactical Command counter in M1 to spot for the Stukas.
599 3/8/2017 2:22:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Never heard 'rivet counter' before.

I have set my buddy on the trail of the posthumous medal answer.
I'm sure that we will end up with more info than we expected…or maybe even wanted.
That's how he rolls (dice pun intended).
598 3/8/2017 2:19:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Edit Initiative Germans: from 1 to 0
Russians: from 0 to 4
597 3/8/2017 2:19:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I take the 5 Cube that remains, IPs to 4 for the Russians, and will probably do an Asset Order. Give me just a minute to read the rules.
596 3/8/2017 2:17:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Iron Crosses awarded to all the valiant men in that squad. I was once told, testily I might add, by a rivet counter at Pair A Dice when we were playing a miniatures game that the Germans did NOT award posthumous medals. Have you ever heard the term "rivet counter"? You can probably guess the meaning but its used in the historical modelling and miniatures community to describe someone obsessed with the smallest detail. "oh, you did a nice job painting that French grenadier figure Chris, but the color of the buttons is the wrong shade of tarnished gold for August of 1812 in Western Russia..."
595 3/8/2017 2:10:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message What the hell?
It's your turn!

Fire Oder completed, unActivate all units, remove Spent marker from Grenadiers.
594 3/8/2017 2:07:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
4


Message from Russians:
Pinned GrenadierSq eliminated.

RifleSq C (pinned) charges…er, fires.
593 3/8/2017 2:06:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
7


Message from Russians:
RifleSq B charges.
592 3/8/2017 2:06:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
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Message from Russians:
RifleSq A charges.
591 3/8/2017 2:05:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message I nominate the Pinned s to stand and fight to the death then the fresh Platoon can start taking casualties.
590 3/8/2017 2:04:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message I meant - "fresh" RifleP - Pinned/Unc. Kill
Both RifleP's now Pinned.

3 Squads in the next wave, coming at you.
589 3/8/2017 2:02:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message GrenadierSq chit -
Pinned/Unc. Kill

RifleP chit -
Pinner/Unc. Kill
588 3/8/2017 1:59:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message You get a hit chit. I'm Spent so you can fire away freely now.
587 3/8/2017 1:59:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Edit Initiative Germans: from 3 to 1
Russians: from 0 to 0
586 3/8/2017 1:59:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

10
3


Message from Germans:
Firing back. H1 ROF3 Hit11 IP2
585 3/8/2017 1:58:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Okay, I nominate the fresh squad to receive the bullets. Draw a chit for the fresh squad. I will fire back with my platoon.
584 3/8/2017 1:57:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

9
3


Message from Russians:
2nd RifleP charging, guns blazing.
583 3/8/2017 1:57:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message RifleP chit draw
Pinned/Immobilized
582 3/8/2017 1:53:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Edit Initiative Germans: from 5 to 3
Russians: from 0 to 0
581 3/8/2017 1:53:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Sorry about that. If you want to accept the first roll where I put the 12 in the wrong box you may. I'd miss and be Spent but with this last roll your platoon takes a hit chit. Either way, you get 2 IPs.
580 3/8/2017 1:52:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

12
6


Message from Germans:
Oops, the cold medicine must be getting to me. Let me reroll that. ROF3 H1
579 3/8/2017 1:51:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 12

1
3
9
2
5
1
5
9
2
2
7
10


Message from Germans:
Grenadier p returns fire at your charging platoon. ROF3 H1.
578 3/8/2017 1:50:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message Okay, the Suppressed s is now elim. Give me a second to Return Fire.
577 3/8/2017 1:50:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message To restate, all Grenadiers, fresh p, fresh s, Suppressed s.

The Suppressed guys will probably take your first shot.

"Achtung, Hans, if you are going to just lay there and not shoot, go out in the street and lay there and draw those Slavic SOB's fire"
576 3/8/2017 1:49:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Die roll request Request: 12-sided die x 2

6
5


Message from Russians:
Lead RifleP charges at your guns.
nedding 11+
575 3/8/2017 1:48:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message He's gone. And my forces are as described so go ahead and start annihilating them, haha!
574 3/8/2017 1:36:00 PM Turn 2 Russians Message Okay - give me a holler, later.
573 3/8/2017 1:35:00 PM Turn 2 Germans Message A friend of mine came over and I have to talk to him for a bit. I think I have a fresh platoon, a fresh squad and a Suppressed squad. Remember, I get to nominate the target of your fires.

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