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839 9/19/2018 6:50:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #46: 4 / Brusilov Offensive
Allied player conducts Operations using this card and adds a +1 drm to ALL RU attacks this Action Round. Also, for 1 RU attack vs. Only non-GE CP units cancel all trench effects. Play prior to Attempt Flank Attack Step.

Message from Allies:
AL 6 - OPS

M: Rome IT3 to Bologna
C: Sinai on Gaza 5s+1 (Hurricane Barrage again) v 3s
C: All Verdun and all C-T on Sedan 12L v 16L
838 9/18/2018 7:00:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #40: 3 / Air Superiority
A GE attack adds +1 drm.

Replacement points: AH: 1, BU: 0, GE: 2, TU: 1

Message from Central Powers:
couple more
837 9/18/2018 6:33:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #45: 3 / Kerensky Offensive
May only be played after "Fall of Tsar" and before the "Bolshevik Revolution". Allied player conducts Operations using this card and one RU attack vs. a space with any AH, BU, or TU units adds a +2 drm. AL player announces intent to use this effect prior to the CP playerís use of defensive CC.

Message from Allies:
AL5 - SR

Sinai (BRc) to Libya
RB AUSc to Sinai
RB FRc to Nancy <4,0>
RB FRc to C-T <3,0>


836 9/15/2018 9:09:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Ah the dreaded hand of twos
835 9/15/2018 8:21:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #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:
SR Czernowitz AHc to Trent
SR Philippoli BUc to Metz
834 9/15/2018 8:07:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Flip FR1, IT1 and lose the FRc.
833 9/15/2018 5:48:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message 5/7 AH holds
AH3 flips, GEc elim, GEc flips
you have choice

832 9/15/2018 5:47:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
5


Message from Central Powers:
Trent
FR/IT 5A
AH 12A + 2
831 9/15/2018 5:47:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Combat #4: 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 Central Powers:
for Trent
830 9/15/2018 5:14:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #28: 4 / Landships
Allows play of "Royal Tank Corps".

Message from Allies:
AL 4 - OPS/Event

C: Verona FR1, IT1 and Asagio IT4m FRc and ITc on Trent AH3, 2 x GEc for MO. 5L v 12L
829 9/15/2018 10:33:00 AM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #30: 2 / Alpenkorps
A GE attack to or from a mountain space adds +1 drm.

Message from Central Powers:
M Essen GE10 to Brussels
C Vilna GE17 autokill Dvinsk [RUc] and advances
828 9/15/2018 9:14:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Message No problem.

Lose the BEc and flip BR4 Cambrai
827 9/14/2018 10:10:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message 7/4 BR victory
GE4 replaced by GEc (5,2)
TUc elim to hold
you have choice

826 9/14/2018 10:08:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
1


Message from Central Powers:
Brussels uses FMG

BR 12A + 1
GE 12A + 1
825 9/14/2018 10:07:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message you have the worst luck...
2/3 GE holds
[NE] replaced by BRc (5)
2xGEc flip

824 9/14/2018 10:06:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
6


Message from Central Powers:
sorry for delay

Sinai
BR 3A
GE 5c
823 9/13/2018 3:02:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Actually use Hurricane Barrage at Brussels instead
822 9/10/2018 6:38:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message +1 for Hurricane Barrage again
821 9/10/2018 6:37:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #27: 3 / Great Retreat
All RU units attacked this turn may retreat before combat. This must be announced before flank attempts, play of combat cards, and die rolls. No combat resolution takes place. The RU unit(s) must retreat 1 space. Full strength CP units may advance. Forts and non-RU units in space are still attacked. Aborted CP attacks still counts for MO purposes.

Message from Allies:
AL 3 - OPS

C: Sinai NE only on Gaza 3L+1 v 5s
C: All Ostend and C: All Cambrai on Brussels 12L v 12L
820 9/9/2018 9:21:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #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.

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

Message from Central Powers:
I'll take some too
819 9/9/2018 6:56:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #53: 5 / Army of the Orient (FR Reinforcements)
Place the French Orient Army in the Salonika space if Allied controlled, subject to stacking limits. See 9.5.3.4.

Replacement points: A: 1, BR: 3, FR: 3, IT: 2, RU: 4

Message from Allies:
AL2 - RPs
818 9/9/2018 5:13:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #43: 3 / Von Below
Cancels all trench effects for 1 GE attack against only IT unit(s).

Message from Central Powers:
SR RB GEc to Gaza
SR Adrianople TUc to Brussels
SR Lemberg AHc to Lutsk
SR RB TUc to Jerusalem
817 9/9/2018 2:23:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Flip both BRc in Sinai.

Flip BEc, BR2 Ostend, BR1 Cambrai

No adv
816 9/7/2018 11:41:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message 4/3
GE2 flips
FR10 flips
[GE2] to Mulhouse
assume no advance, but your choice

815 9/7/2018 11:41:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
2


Message from Central Powers:
Belfort
FR 5A
GE 5A

814 9/7/2018 11:40:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message 5/7
GEc elim, GE9 flips
you have choice
813 9/7/2018 11:40:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
6


Message from Central Powers:
Brussels
BR 12A
GE 15A + 1
812 9/7/2018 11:39:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Combat #18: 2 / Fortified Machine Guns
A GE entrenched defender adds a +1 drm.

Message from Central Powers:
Brussels
811 9/7/2018 11:39:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message 3/2
GEc elim, GEc flips
your loss? (affects whether there is a potential retreat)
810 9/7/2018 11:37:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
4


Message from Central Powers:
Gaza
BR 6A + 1
GE 6c
809 9/7/2018 1:37:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Ok move FR3 to Djon instead of Verdun attack on Metz
808 9/7/2018 1:36:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message TBH I thought you were just trying to distract me again
807 9/7/2018 1:34:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Right yes I see. Tkanks. No I hadn't. Another lesson learnt. Still would have been ironic ending both games in the same way. I'll have another think.
806 9/7/2018 12:13:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message Oh sry, now I see back as event. Still want to confirm the other threats are acknowledged. Thanks.
805 9/7/2018 12:12:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message You sure not as event? Unlikely to be able to get US armies in without event soon, and at least two more turns before could be played again.

Do you realize, since HL has been played, the additional trench busters could force a space in the allied lines? - with the breach at Belfort, this could mean cutting the entire French army OOS. Still requires a successful move/attack, but certainly could be a game-ending type result.
804 9/7/2018 9:33:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #55: 5 / Over There
May be played on any turn after "Zimmerman Telegram". Allows play of "US Reinforcements". ALL Allied RP cards played now include 1 US RP.

Message from Allies:
OPS / Event
803 9/7/2018 9:33:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #55: 5 / Over There

Message from Allies:
802 9/7/2018 7:03:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #55: 5 / Over There
May be played on any turn after "Zimmerman Telegram". Allows play of "US Reinforcements". ALL Allied RP cards played now include 1 US RP.

Message from Allies:
Ok this - OPS

C: Sinai NE and 2xBRc on Gaza 3xGEc 6L + 1 v 6s
C: Ostend BR2, 3 and BEc and Cambrai BR1, 4 and 5 on Brussels GE9, 9 and GEc 12L v 15L
C: Nancy FR2 and FR10 on Belfort 5L v 5L
C: Vedun on Metz 5L v 15L
801 9/7/2018 5:19:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #55: 5 / Over There

Message from Allies:
Rethink
800 9/6/2018 6:00:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message The last OP was the armies Verdun
799 9/6/2018 5:39:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Combat #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:
For Gaza
798 9/6/2018 5:39:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #55: 5 / Over There
May be played on any turn after "Zimmerman Telegram". Allows play of "US Reinforcements". ALL Allied RP cards played now include 1 US RP.

Message from Allies:
Al 1 - OPS

C: Sinai NE and 2xBRc on Gaza 3xGEc 6L + 1 v 6s
C: Ostend BR2, 3 and BEc and Cambrai BR1, 4 and 5 on Brussels GE9, 9 and GEc 12L v 15L
C: Nancy FR2 and FR10 on Metz GE5 and 18 9L v 15L
C:
797 9/6/2018 4:14:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Sorry for the mix up
796 9/6/2018 4:13:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Is that OK?
795 9/6/2018 4:11:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message 4 v 2 GEc eliminated FRc and fort destoyed
794 9/6/2018 4:11:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
4


Message from Allies:
I'll roll them both again. 4L v 4s
793 9/6/2018 2:12:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message Need to roll the attack at Belfort to determine if fort destroyed or not.
792 9/6/2018 2:00:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Flip the GEc, adv as specified
791 9/6/2018 2:00:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
Ok

4s def at Belfort
790 9/6/2018 1:47:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message FoTT occurs with 3 RU VPs, taking Vilna with the ops counts as the extra needed for BR. I couldnít have played FoTT if I had needed to take another RU VP to make it valid as event - the event occurs, the ops are after. So the revolution is now permissible.
789 9/6/2018 1:11:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message Not sure when you count Vilna in respect to this.
788 9/6/2018 1:08:00 PM Winter 1918 Allies Message As you took Vilna on this round do you now need another RU VP to play Bolshevik revolution?
787 9/6/2018 7:44:00 AM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message Sorry about that:
M Kovno GE8, GE12 and GE14 to Szawli
786 9/6/2018 4:43:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Message And thanks for the advice.
785 9/6/2018 4:41:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Message Why the +1 for Riga.

But also when did the armies move to Szwali. I can't see it in the logs?
784 9/6/2018 4:39:00 AM Winter 1918 Allies Draw Strategy cards
783 9/6/2018 12:14:00 AM Winter 1918 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #52: 5 / Fall of the Tsar
May only be played if Russian Capitulation marker is in the "Fall of Tsar Allowed" box. Add 1 VP plus an additional 2 VP if RO is still neutral. RU Activation costs 1 OPS per unit, not space, for Combat only (even if all units in the space do not participate in attack(s).) RU corps may no longer move (can still SR) between the To Caucasus Box and the Near East.

Message from Central Powers:
I'll go ahead and get this out of the way....

C Mulhouse vs Belfort, 4A vs 4c, advance GE2
C Lutsk AH4 autokill Dubno fort and advances
M Grodno GE17 to Vilna
C Szawli vs Riga, 12A + 1 vs 15A
M Budapest [AH1] and [AH11] to Przyemsyl
782 9/6/2018 12:01:00 AM Winter 1918 Central Powers Message IT MO
781 9/6/2018 12:01:00 AM Winter 1918 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
5


Message from Central Powers:
orders
CP
AP
780 9/5/2018 11:59:00 PM Winter 1918 Central Powers Draw Strategy cards NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
779 9/5/2018 11:59:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers End Turn
778 9/5/2018 11:58:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message RPs:
4 AH: flip AH5 Skopje, AH2 Tarnopol; build [AH1] and [AH11] Budapest
2 BU: full
7 GE: flip GE2 Mulhouse, GEc Tarnopol, GEc Brussels; build GE10 Essen, 2xGEc and 2x[GEc] RB (7,2)
2 TU: flip TUc Erzerum; build TUc and [TUc] RB (1,1)

777 9/5/2018 11:53:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Discard Strategy card #4: 2 / Severe Weather

Message from Central Powers:
I would not have attacked with the NE alone, if Kemal was possibly out there. Since it can't take RPs, that's a big reduction in offensive power if the army can't advance after combat.

Regarding Romania - I like to play it for the event if FoTT is possible, but I think you needed the RPs as well. Definitely tradeoffs both ways, and I've played it both ways before. Given that I don't have units (before RPs) to cover its entry, might have tried it. Then again, Russia isn't in a good position and cannot send armies to help defend the VPs. Toss-up.
776 9/4/2018 6:08:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Message Keep last card
775 9/4/2018 6:08:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Message If you don't mind me asking
774 9/4/2018 6:07:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Message That was a tricky decision. Would you played that as the event?

Also would you have attacked with NE and the BRc (or not have attacked at all and SRd into Beersheeba)
773 9/4/2018 6:04:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Message RPs

A: 1+1, BR: 3+2, FR: 3+2, IT: 2+1, RU: 4+3

Flip BEc in Ostend and SBc in RB <2,0>
Flip BRc in Sinai and RB. Build AUSc and 3xBRc in RB <6,0>
Flip FR4 in Verdun, build FR3 in Paris, 2 x FRc in RB <5,0>
Build IT3 in Rome and ITc in RB <5,0>
Flip RU8 and 10 in KP. Flip RUc in KP and Kars. Build RU3 in Petrograd, RU4 in Caucasus
772 9/4/2018 5:54:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #16: 5 / Romania
May not be played after "Fall of the Tsar". Romania joins the Allies. See also 9.5.2.5 for restrictions on play as a non-event when CP are at TW.

Replacement points: A: 1, BR: 3, FR: 3, IT: 2, RU: 4

Message from Allies:
AL 6 - More RPs
771 9/3/2018 8:40:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Message BE1 replaced with (BEc)
770 9/3/2018 8:38:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Message All battles should be fought at KP.
769 9/1/2018 10:44:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #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.

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

Message from Central Powers:
I'll take some more
768 9/1/2018 10:43:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message ouch!
5/1
[AH11] and [AH1] reduced to AHc and [AHc] (4)
RUc flips
767 9/1/2018 10:42:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
1


Message from Central Powers:
Czernowitz
RU 5A
AH 2A
766 9/1/2018 10:42:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message 7/7
GE10 reduced to [GEc] (5)
you have choice
765 9/1/2018 10:41:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
5


Message from Central Powers:
Metz
BR 12A + 1
GE 16A
764 8/31/2018 2:13:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Play Strategy card as Combat #36: 2 / Mine Attack
A BR attack vs. an entrenched CP Defender adds a +1 drm. May only be used in one Combat per turn. ANA, AUS, CND, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose.

Message from Allies:
For Brussels
763 8/31/2018 2:13:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #43: 3 / USA Reinforcements (1st Army)
May only be played after "Over There". 1st Army, 2 corps.

Message from Allies:
AL5 - OPS

C: Ostend BR2, 3 BEL and Cambrai BR1, 4 and 5 on Brussels 12L + 1 v 16L Loses to BEL
C: KP (RU8, 10) and RUa on Czern (AH1, 11) 5L v 2L. Losses to RUa if possible
762 8/29/2018 10:24:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #36: 2 / U-Boats Unleashed
May only be played after "H-L Take Command". Subtract 1 BR RP during the Replacement Phase of each turn and prevent play of "US Reinforcements" until "Convoy" is played.

Message from Central Powers:
M Metz [GE2] and GEc to Mulhouse
M Essen GE5 and GE18 to Metz
761 8/29/2018 5:06:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Message Not quite enough.

Yes KP has been resistent.
760 8/28/2018 7:26:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message 5/5
GE army flips
GEc elim
FR army Verdun flips
FRc elim
759 8/28/2018 7:25:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
2


Message from Central Powers:
Metz
FR 12A
GE 15A
758 8/28/2018 4:05:00 PM Fall 1917 Allies Message Flip 1 or 2 armies in Verdun
757 8/28/2018 1:38:00 PM Fall 1917 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:
AL 4 - OPS

C: Verdun FR4,6 and 7 and Nancy 2, 10 and (FRc) on Metz GE2 and 2xGEc, 12L v 15L
756 8/28/2018 12:01:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #49: 4 / Michel
May only be played after "H-L Take Command". Cancels all trench effects for 1 GE attack and adds a +1 drm for that attack. 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:
Iíll take some too
755 8/28/2018 11:52:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #48: 4 / Royal Tank Corps
May only be played after "Landships". Cancels trench column shifts for a BR attack against a clear space in France/Belgium. Does not cancel trench effects for flanking, Fortified Machine guns CC, or negation of retreat. May only be used in 1 Combat per turn. ANA, AUS, CND, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose.

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

Message from Allies:
AL3 - RPS
754 8/28/2018 10:48:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message 2 of 2 for hitting on the 9 at KP, ouch

Flip all AH armies, one GEc
753 8/28/2018 5:12:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Message 1 v 1 flip RUc and TUc
752 8/28/2018 5:12:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
2


Message from Allies:
Kars 2s v2s
751 8/28/2018 5:11:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Message Well thank god for that trench

4 v 7 Flip RU8 and 10
750 8/28/2018 5:09:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
6


Message from Allies:
KP 9L v 9L
749 8/27/2018 11:01:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #27: 4 / Zeppelin Raids
Subtract 4 BR RPs from the BR RP total during the Replacement Phase of this turn.

Message from Central Powers:
M Nablus GEc to Gaza via Beersheba
C Czernowitz and Tarnopol vs KP, 9A vs 9A
C Erzerum vs Kars, 2c vs 2c
748 8/27/2018 11:05:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message 2/4 TU holds
TUc elim
NE flips
747 8/27/2018 11:04:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
5


Message from Central Powers:
Gaza
BR 4A
TU 5A
746 8/27/2018 11:04:00 AM Fall 1917 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Combat #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:
Have to take the opportunity to try to flip the NE
745 8/27/2018 10:46:00 AM Fall 1917 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #38: 2 / USA Reinforcements (1 corps)
May only be played after "Over There". 1 corps.

Message from Allies:
AL2 - OPS

M: Petrograd RU2 to Riga
C: Sinai NE only on Gaza 2xGEc and Tuc. 4L v 5s or 5L
744 8/26/2018 2:50:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #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:
SR RB GEc to Gaza (6)
SR Amman TUc to Gaza
SR RB 2xBUc to Philippoli (0)
743 8/26/2018 2:48:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message that hurts - a lot!
5/2
[Aoi] and replacing TUc elim (0); GEc flips
[AUS] elim
BRc flips

[GEc] elim to hold

742 8/26/2018 2:40:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
1


Message from Central Powers:
Gaza
BR 9A
TU 5A
741 8/26/2018 2:40:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Message no effect, [ITc] elim
740 8/26/2018 2:40:00 PM Fall 1917 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Central Powers:
Skopje
IT 0c

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