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93 12/11/2018 5:23:00 PM Turn 3 USSR Play Card as Event #28: 3 / Suez Crisis* (USSR)
Remove a total of four US Influence from France, the United Kingdom and Israel. Remove no more than 2 Influence per country.

Message from USSR:
as event

FRANCE (2-0)
ISRAEL (2-0)
92 12/11/2018 4:22:00 PM Turn 3 US Play Card as Operations #34: 4 / Nuclear Test Ban (Both)
Player earns VPs equal to current DEFCON level minus 2, then improve DEFCON two levels.

Message from US:
1 Angola (1*/0)
1 Malaysia (2*/0)
1 Panama (2*/0)
1 Algeria (1/0)
91 12/11/2018 1:17:00 PM Turn 3 USSR Play Card as Operations #9: 2 / Vietnam Revolts* (USSR)
Add 2 USSR Influence in Vietnam. For the remainder of the turn, the Soviet player may add 1 Operations point to any card that uses all points in Southeast Asia.

Message from USSR:
as ops
LIBYA (0-2*)
90 12/11/2018 4:27:00 AM Turn 3 US Play Card as Operations #21: 4 / NATO* (US)
USSR player may no longer make Coup or Realignment rolls in any US Controlled countries in Europe. US Controlled countries in Europe may not be attacked by play of the Brush War event. Requires prior play of #16 Warsaw Pact or #23 Marshall Plan.

Message from US:
Iraq 1 (4*/1)
Israel 3 (4*/0)
89 12/11/2018 4:19:00 AM Turn 3 USSR Play Card as Operations #17: 3 / DeGaulle Leads France* (USSR)
Remove 2 US Influence in France, add 1 USSR Influence. Cancels the effect of #21 NATO for France.

Message from USSR:
as ops
SAUDI ARABIA (0-3*)
88 12/11/2018 3:28:00 AM Turn 3 US Message change that:
1 Iran (3*1)
3 Iraq (3/1)
87 12/11/2018 3:26:00 AM Turn 3 US Play Card as Operations #27: 4 / US/Japan Mutual Defense Pact* (US)
US gains sufficient Influence in Japan for Control. USSR may no longer make Coup or Realignment rolls in Japan.

Message from US:
1 Iran (3*/1)
3 Israel (4*0)
86 12/11/2018 2:39:00 AM Turn 3 USSR Adjust Victory Points From 8 to 3
85 12/11/2018 2:39:00 AM Turn 3 USSR Play Card as Event #1: 0 / Asia Scoring (Both)
Both Sides Score. May NOT be Held.

Message from USSR:
dominance + 1 battleground = 5 VPs
84 12/11/2018 2:29:00 AM Turn 3 US Return Strategy card to hand #3: 0 / Mideast Scoring (Both)

Message from US:
83 12/11/2018 2:29:00 AM Turn 3 US Discard Card #3: 0 / Mideast Scoring (Both)

Message from US:
82 12/11/2018 2:20:00 AM Turn 3 USSR Adjust Victory Points From 5 to 8
81 12/11/2018 2:20:00 AM Turn 3 USSR Adjust DEFCON From 3 to 2
80 12/11/2018 2:19:00 AM Turn 3 USSR Headline Event selected Headline Events Revealed:

US: #4: 3 / Duck and Cover (US)
Degrade DEFCON level by one. Then US player earns VPs equal to 5 minus current DEFCON level.

USSR: #104: 2 / Cambridge Five (USSR)
The US player exposes all scoring cards in their hand. The USSR player may then add 1 Influence in any single region named on one of these scoring cards (USSR choice). Cannot be played as an event in Late War.

Message from USSR:
79 12/11/2018 1:40:00 AM Turn 3 US Headline Event selected Message from US:
78 12/11/2018 1:38:00 AM Turn 3 US End Turn
DEFCON level increased to 3

US: 8 cards drawn.
USSR: 8 cards drawn.

NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
77 12/11/2018 1:38:00 AM Turn 2 US Message losing 2 VP for failing to reach military ops
76 12/11/2018 1:37:00 AM Turn 2 US Adjust Victory Points From 7 to 5
75 12/11/2018 1:37:00 AM Turn 2 US Play Card as Operations #104: 2 / Cambridge Five (USSR)
The US player exposes all scoring cards in their hand. The USSR player may then add 1 Influence in any single region named on one of these scoring cards (USSR choice). Cannot be played as an event in Late War.

Message from US:
no scoring cards

India 2 (3*/0)
Burma 1 (2*/0)
74 12/10/2018 3:10:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Message you're right; it was late when I did that
my apology
73 12/10/2018 3:09:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Operations #25: 3 / Containment* (US)
All further Operations cards played by US this turn add one to their value (to a maximum of 4).

Message from USSR:
your last card gets +1 op

2 to take the China card
72 12/10/2018 11:06:00 AM Turn 2 US Message failed
71 12/10/2018 11:05:00 AM Turn 2 US Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from US:
space roll
70 12/10/2018 11:05:00 AM Turn 2 US Discard Card #9: 2 / Vietnam Revolts* (USSR)

Message from US:
Vietnam also want a space program
69 12/10/2018 11:04:00 AM Turn 2 US Message if you failed you do not enter the 1st box - do
68 12/10/2018 5:24:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from USSR:
Space Race, needing a 3
67 12/10/2018 5:24:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Discard Card #106: 3 / NORAD* (US)

Message from USSR:
Space
66 12/10/2018 5:19:00 AM Turn 2 US Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from US:
space roll
65 12/10/2018 5:19:00 AM Turn 2 US Discard Card #16: 3 / Warsaw Pact Formed* (USSR)

Message from US:
space race
64 12/10/2018 5:19:00 AM Turn 2 US Return Strategy card to hand #9: 2 / Vietnam Revolts* (USSR)

Message from US:
63 12/10/2018 5:18:00 AM Turn 2 US Discard Card #9: 2 / Vietnam Revolts* (USSR)

Message from US:
space race
62 12/10/2018 5:10:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Operations #11: 2 / Korean War* (USSR)
North Korea invades South Korea. Roll one die, and subtract 1 for every US Controlled country adjacent to South Korean. USSR Victory on modified die roll 4-6. USSR adds 2 to Military Operations Track. Effects of Victory: USSR gains 2 VP and replace all US Influence in South Korea with USSR Influence.

Message from USSR:
as ops

1 on the China card
61 12/10/2018 5:06:00 AM Turn 2 US Play Card as Operations #20: 2 / Olympic Games (Both)
Player sponsors Olympics. Opponent may participate or boycott. If Opponent participates, each player rolls one die, with the sponsor adding 2 to his roll. High roll gains 2 VP. Reroll ties. If Opponent boycotts, degrade DEFCON one level and the Sponsor may Conduct Operations as if they played a 4 Ops card.

Message from US:
2 Jordan (2*/0)
60 12/10/2018 5:01:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Event #15: 1 / Nasser* (USSR)
Add two USSR Influence in Egypt. US loses half (rounded up) of its Influence in Egypt.

Message from USSR:
as event
EGYPT (0-2*)
59 12/10/2018 3:56:00 AM Turn 2 US Discard Card #7: 3 / Socialist Governments (USSR)

Message from US:
58 12/10/2018 3:55:00 AM Turn 2 US Play Card as Operations #10: 1 / Blockade* (USSR)
Unless US Player immediately discards a '3' or more value Operations card, eliminate all US Influence in West Germany.

Message from US:
Burma (1/0)
57 12/10/2018 2:32:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Adjust DEFCON From 3 to 2
56 12/10/2018 2:32:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from USSR:
2-op coup of Iran (2-0)
need a 4 to clear, 6 to control
55 12/10/2018 2:31:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Operations #14: 3 / COMECON* (USSR)
Add 1 USSR Influence in each of four non-US Controlled countries in Eastern Europe.

Message from USSR:
as ops
54 12/10/2018 1:40:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Discard random Strategy card Operations - 2 / Formosan Resolution* (US)

Message from USSR:
53 12/9/2018 11:51:00 PM Turn 2 US Play Card as Event #5: 3 / Five-Year Plan (US)
USSR Player must randomly discard a card. If the card is a US associated Event, the Event occurs immediately. If the card is a USSR associated Event or an Event applicable to both players, then the card must be discarded without triggering the Event.

Message from US:
52 12/9/2018 5:44:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Operations #17: 3 / DeGaulle Leads France* (USSR)
Remove 2 US Influence in France, add 1 USSR Influence. Cancels the effect of #21 NATO for France.

Message from USSR:
as ops

THAILAND (1-3*)
51 12/9/2018 5:43:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Message Decolonization

THAILAND (1-1)
Indonesia (0-1*)
Cambodia (0-1*)
NIGERIA (0-1*)
50 12/9/2018 5:36:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Headline Event selected Headline Events Revealed:

US: #31: 4 / Red Scare/Purge (Both)
All further Operations cards played by your opponent this turn are -1 to their value (to a minimum value of 1 OP).

USSR: #30: 2 / Decolonization (USSR)
Add one USSR Influence in each of any four African an/or SE Asian countries.

Message from USSR:
49 12/9/2018 4:27:00 PM Turn 2 US Headline Event selected Message from US:
48 12/9/2018 4:26:00 PM Turn 2 US End Turn
DEFCON level increased to 3

US: 7 cards drawn.
USSR: 7 cards drawn.
47 12/9/2018 4:26:00 PM Turn 1 US Adjust Victory Points From 9 to 7
46 12/9/2018 4:25:00 PM Turn 1 US Message 2 VP for USSR because US missed mil ops
45 12/9/2018 4:22:00 PM Turn 1 US Adjust Victory Points From 7 to 9
44 12/9/2018 4:22:00 PM Turn 1 US Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from US:
space roll
43 12/9/2018 4:22:00 PM Turn 1 US Discard Card #28: 3 / Suez Crisis* (USSR)

Message from US:
space race
42 12/9/2018 4:22:00 PM Turn 1 US Message Italy (3*/0)
France (4*/0)
W. Germany (5*/0)
Spain (1/0)
Turkey (1/0)
BElgium (1/0)
Norway (1/0)
41 12/9/2018 1:22:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #23: 4 / Marshall Plan* (US)
Allows play of #21 NATO. Add one US Influence marker in each of seven non-USSR Controlled Western European countries.

Message from USSR:
ops first

Greece (0-2*)
REP. OF KOREA (1-4*)
40 12/9/2018 8:18:00 AM Turn 1 US Play Card as Operations #24: 2 / Indo-Pakistani War (Both)
India or Pakistan invades the other (player's choice). Roll one die and subtract 1 for every opponent-controlled country adjacent to the target of the invasion. Player Victory on modified die roll of 4-6. Player adds 2 to Military Ops Track.

Effects of Victory: Player gains 2 VP, and replaces all opponent's Influence in target country with his Influence.

Message from US:
1 Pakistan (2*/0)
1 Thailand (1/0)

39 12/9/2018 6:07:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message REP.OF KOREA (1-2)
38 12/8/2018 2:10:00 PM Turn 1 US Message 1 Malaysia (1/0)
37 12/8/2018 12:37:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message That's the reflexive response, but it is not always true in Early War. This happened to me when my opponent played CIA and I thought he had lost, only to realize there was nothing to coup. If Fidel had occurred, then, yes, I could not play it.

You still have 1-op.
36 12/8/2018 7:42:00 AM Turn 1 US Message you realize that your loasing the game this way? I can make a coup in a battleground country - nuclear war brakes out - and because it's your turn you loose
35 12/8/2018 3:19:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #26: 1 / CIA Created* (US)
USSR reveals hand this turn. Then the US may Conduct Operations as if they played a 1 Op card.

Message from USSR:
oops, though since I showed you my hand, you should've known :-)

you get 1-op
34 12/8/2018 3:12:00 AM Turn 1 US Message which event?
33 12/8/2018 3:10:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message event first, here's what I have left

106 3 / NORAD* (US)
If the US controls Canada, the US may add 1 Influence to any country already containing US Influence at the conclusion of any Action Round in which the DEFCON marker moves to the '2' box. This event is cancelled by #42 Quagmire.
23 4 / Marshall Plan* (US)
Allows play of #21 NATO. Add one US Influence marker in each of seven non-USSR Controlled Western European countries.
32 12/8/2018 3:01:00 AM Turn 1 US Play Card as Operations #105: 2 / Special Relationship (US)
If UK is US controlled but NATO is not in effect, US adds 1 Influence to any country adjacent to the UK. If UK is US controlled and NATO is in effect, US adds 2 Influence to any Western European country and gains 2 VPs.

Message from US:
1 Iran (2*/0)
1 India (1/0)
31 12/8/2018 3:00:00 AM Turn 1 US Message remove from Greece
30 12/7/2018 5:58:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #19: 1 / Truman Doctrine* (US)
Remove all USSR Influence markers in one uncontrolled European country.

Message from USSR:
ops first
Greece (0-1)

you may remove this one or 1 from either Yugoslavia or Finland
29 12/7/2018 5:56:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #19: 1 / Truman Doctrine* (US)
Remove all USSR Influence markers in one uncontrolled European country.

Message from USSR:
ops first
Greece (0-1)

you may remove this 1 or 1 from either Yugoslavia or Finland
28 12/7/2018 5:54:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #19: 1 / Truman Doctrine* (US)
Remove all USSR Influence markers in one uncontrolled European country.

Message from USSR:
ops first
Greece (0-1)

you may remove 1 from either Yugoslavia or Finland
27 12/7/2018 5:53:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Adjust Victory Points From 2 to 7
26 12/7/2018 4:50:00 PM Turn 1 US Play Card as Event #2: 0 / Europe Scoring (Both)
Both Sides Score. May NOT be Held.

Message from US:
that should be 5 VP for US (4 domination in Europe, 1 for 3:2 BC)
25 12/7/2018 3:06:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #8: 2 / Fidel* (USSR)
Remove all US Influence in Cuba. USSR gains sufficient Influence in Cuba for Control.

Message from USSR:
as ops for influence

REP. OF KOREA (1-1)
Syria (0-2*)
24 12/7/2018 5:14:00 AM Turn 1 US Play Card as Operations #34: 4 / Nuclear Test Ban (Both)
Player earns VPs equal to current DEFCON level minus 2, then improve DEFCON two levels.

Message from US:
3 France (3*/0)
1 Pakistan (1/0)
23 12/7/2018 5:07:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Adjust DEFCON From 3 to 2
22 12/7/2018 5:06:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from USSR:
2-op coup of Iran (1-0)
need a 3 to clear, 5 to control
21 12/7/2018 5:06:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #13: 2 / Arab-Israeli War (USSR)
Pan-Arab Coalition invades Israel. Roll a die, and subtract 1 for US Control of Israel and every US Controlled country adjacent to Israel. USSR Victory on modified die roll 4-6 USSR adds 2 to Military Ops Track. Effects of Victory: USSR gains 2 VP and replaces all US Influence in Israel with USSR Influence.

Message from USSR:
as ops
20 12/7/2018 3:55:00 AM Turn 1 US Play Card as Operations #29: 3 / East European Unrest (US)
In Early or Mid War: Remove 1 USSR Influence from three countries in Eastern Europe. In Late War: Remove 2 USSR Influence from three countries in Eastern Europe.

Message from US:
1 Italy (2*/0)
2 Canada (4*/0)
19 12/7/2018 1:34:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message ITALY (1-0)
18 12/7/2018 1:34:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Adjust Victory Points From 0 to 2
17 12/7/2018 1:34:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Adjust DEFCON From 5 to 3
16 12/7/2018 1:33:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from USSR:
3-op coup of Italy (3-0)
need a 4 to clear, 6 to control
15 12/7/2018 1:32:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #4: 3 / Duck and Cover (US)
Degrade DEFCON level by one. Then US player earns VPs equal to 5 minus current DEFCON level.

Message from USSR:
as ops first
14 12/7/2018 1:31:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Headline Event selected Headline Events Revealed:

US: #103: 2 / Defectors (US)
Play in Headline Phase to cancel USSR Headline event, including Scoring Card. Canceled card returns to Discard Pile. If Defectors played by USSR during Soviet action round, US gains 1 VP (unless played on the Space Race).

USSR: #18: 1 / Captured Nazi Scientist* (Both)
Advance player's Space Race marker one box.
NOTE: discarded without effect.

Message from USSR:
13 12/7/2018 1:14:00 AM Turn 1 US Message that was a gimmick in some radikal leftwing circles in the 70s - to underline in German that the word "soialistische" in "Union der sozialistischen Soviet-Republiken" is an adjective, not a noun - has no importance - just a bit of nostalgia ...
12 12/7/2018 1:11:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message BTW, in the previous game, I notice you name your files UsSR. Why the lower case S? Is the Soviet not capitalized in German?
11 12/7/2018 1:04:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message yes, DDR (0-4*)
guess I still have USA on my mind :-)
10 12/7/2018 1:03:00 AM Turn 1 US Headline Event selected Message from US:
9 12/7/2018 1:02:00 AM Turn 1 US Message W-Germany (BRD) 4 (4*0)
Italy 3 (3*0)
8 12/7/2018 1:00:00 AM Turn 1 US Message I presume you meant DDR (BRD is West Germany - or rather: was)
7 12/7/2018 12:58:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message BRD (0-4*)
POLAND (0-4*)
Yugoslavia (0-1)
6 12/7/2018 12:40:00 AM Turn 1 US Message deleted the old files
uploaded the new game-box
5 12/7/2018 12:38:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Draw Cards 8 cards drawn.

4 12/7/2018 12:38:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message I've copied the old files to a non-shared directory, so you are free to remove them.
3 12/7/2018 12:22:00 AM Turn 1 US Message you to place 6 influence in E EU
2 12/7/2018 12:22:00 AM Turn 1 US Message may I delete the files in the dropbox of the old game?
1 12/7/2018 12:16:00 AM Turn 1 US Draw Cards 8 cards drawn.

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