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114 1/21/2019 4:43:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message File up

113 1/21/2019 4:43:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #65: 3 / MacArthur "moral obligation": US Invades Philippines

Message from Allies:
112 1/21/2019 4:42:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Event #10: 1 / General Douglas MacArthur: Pacific First Strategy
This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: If this card is played as an event, the Allies have the option to discard a card of their choice and re-place it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play). Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Play this as an event and fetch from the discard pile.
111 1/21/2019 7:38:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message No PBM. Please change loss to SEAC and FE. No file. Over to you.
110 1/20/2019 4:07:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message I was expecting wholesale destruction, and it was largely indecisive because of the awful dice rolling. File up for your PBM.
109 1/20/2019 4:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Both halved.

JP=18 hits, I'll assume one of the Ind corp
AL=14 hits, I'll take a step from the 15th

1 step each means the AL win the ground combat.
108 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
...and the AL roll
107 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
BHA Ground
JP=38 -1, AL=27
106 1/20/2019 3:59:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message JP=22 hits, I'll assume steps on the dot air units but please change if that's wrong.

AL=7 hits, no result
105 1/20/2019 3:57:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
0


Message from Allies:
BHA A/N
JP=43, AL=28
104 1/20/2019 3:45:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
Intel roll, anything but a 9.
103 1/20/2019 12:04:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #48: 3 / General Adachi: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated. Bonus: Neither the HQ nor the units being activated need to be in supply in order to be activated, but must be within HQ activation range.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. To your reaction.
102 1/20/2019 6:05:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message AL will use their pass. No file.
101 1/20/2019 3:32:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Change War in Europe value From 1 to -1
100 1/20/2019 3:32:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #57: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 2 1943: 1 1944: No Effect 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
As event.
99 1/18/2019 4:19:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Mine done as well. File up.
98 1/18/2019 6:12:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message PBM done. Over to you.
97 1/18/2019 6:05:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message I have 60 (CA gets +2 from the card) so I'll damage all but the 6th AF please.

I think you do PBM first as the reaction player. No file.
96 1/18/2019 3:35:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Your losses distribution and PBM. File up.
95 1/18/2019 3:31:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
No effect, but card is drawn.
94 1/18/2019 3:31:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
Sub attack.
93 1/18/2019 3:31:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #75: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play during an offensive; at the end of all combat against any active Allied naval units or against any active Allied naval unit, if no battle hexes were declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-4: Allies lose one naval step (Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit). 5-9: No Effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
And finally, sub will attack.
92 1/18/2019 3:30:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
2


Message from Japanese:
Combat B, AL with 1 first, JP with 77 and second
91 1/18/2019 3:27:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
6


Message from Japanese:
A/N battle A, AL first with 58, JP second with 59
90 1/18/2019 3:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
By Intercept event.
89 1/18/2019 3:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Event #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Intercepting. Draw a card.
88 1/18/2019 3:15:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Your reaction, file up.
87 1/18/2019 3:09:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #36: 3 / Operation Cherry Blossom: Bougainville Landing
Activate: Any HQ. Logistics Value: 5 Arleigh Burke: US CA naval units have 2 added to their attack strength for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
SW Pac for 7 activations
86 1/17/2019 4:45:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Just tell me where you want the Zuiho and I'll do the file from there.
85 1/17/2019 4:43:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Singapore defense eliminated. Your PBM. No file from me.
84 1/17/2019 4:42:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
BHA ground combat
JP=18 +4 -2
AL=3 - no damage possible
Just rolling JP die.
83 1/17/2019 4:41:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Surprise, but no A/N combat in BHA.
82 1/17/2019 4:40:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
AL intel roll
81 1/17/2019 2:59:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #76: 2 / Operation Tsurugi: Japan Attacks a B29 Base with Giretsu Airborne unit
Activation: Any HQ Logistics Value: 1 Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but only one brigade size ground unit may be activated. Bonus: If the Allied player has a B29 LRB unit within 8 hexes of Tokyo (3706) or in the China Air units box, the Japanese player rolls a die. On a die roll of: 0-4: Lose one B29 Air step* 5-9: No Effect *Japanese choice Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to your reaction.
80 1/16/2019 3:11:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Just movement in CBI. File up.
79 1/16/2019 3:07:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #50: 2 / Tornado Taskforce: Hollandia Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3 Bonus, MacArthur's Navy: Applies only if SW PAC HQ is the activating HQ and US Inter-Service Rivalry is in effect. The allies may activate US Navy units OR US Army units and a maximum of one non-carrier US Naval unit.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC for 3 activations
78 1/16/2019 3:15:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #63: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
Play prior to one battle of the Offensive that is within 11 hexes of Tokyo (3706) and within extended range of a Japanese air unit. The Japanese player eliminates two Allied naval steps (Japanese player's choice, may not eliminate a unit unless there is no other option), while reducing the Japanese air unit whose range was used one step (even if this would eliminate the air unit). No more than one Kamikaze per battle, but more than one Kamikaze per offensive is allowed. Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. No BH. Over to you.
77 1/16/2019 3:10:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Done, but no file. Would you be able to flip the Skokaku and adjust the WiE track?
76 1/16/2019 3:09:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
The submarine event allows a card draw.
75 1/16/2019 3:08:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Change War in Europe value From 0 to 1
74 1/16/2019 3:08:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #42: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Allied Victory
Increase the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 1 1943: 1 1944: 2 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
73 1/16/2019 3:07:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
Submarine attack
72 1/16/2019 3:07:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #78: 1 / Submarine Attack: British X Craft Attack Singapore
Play during an offensive before the beginning of the combat phase, or at the conclusion of the Offensive if no battle hexes are declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-7: Japanese lose one naval step (Allies chooses, can eliminated a unit). 8-9: No Effect. The target naval unit must be inactive and in a non-Japanese Islands port hex. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Attack the Skokaku.
71 1/16/2019 2:49:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
Play prior to one battle of the Offensive that is within 11 hexes of Tokyo (3706) and within extended range of a Japanese air unit. The Japanese player eliminates two Allied naval steps (Japanese player's choice, may not eliminate a unit unless there is no other option), while reducing the Japanese air unit whose range was used one step (even if this would eliminate the air unit). No more than one Kamikaze per battle, but more than one Kamikaze per offensive is allowed. Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Ground units move. No BH. Over to you.
70 1/16/2019 2:37:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

69 1/15/2019 4:30:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message All done, your draw and first card. File up.
68 1/15/2019 4:28:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

67 1/15/2019 4:28:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies End Turn
66 1/15/2019 4:28:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Change game turn Game turn changed to Jan-Apr 1942
65 1/15/2019 4:27:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Change game turn Game turn changed to May-Aug 1942
64 1/15/2019 4:24:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
Strategic Warfare
-3 GT, +2 escorts, +1 torpedoes
Need a 0
63 1/15/2019 3:14:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message Your replacements and strategic warfare roll.
62 1/15/2019 3:13:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 11 to 9
61 1/14/2019 3:39:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message My first ever end of turn segment, apologies if I got anything wrong. Your reinforcements are up near Japan.
60 1/14/2019 3:24:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 6

6
2
2
8
5
8


Message from Allies:
6 send to europe rolls
59 1/14/2019 3:24:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Change US Political Will From 8 to 7
58 1/14/2019 3:24:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
57 1/14/2019 8:04:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
Over to you. No file.
56 1/14/2019 5:09:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #65: 3 / MacArthur "moral obligation": US Invades Philippines
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Conditions: This card may only be played as an event if at least one battle hex is declared in a Philippine hex. Bonus: This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Just more CBI moves, no combat, your turn.
55 1/14/2019 3:04:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message That's a feature of this game. Your turn.
54 1/14/2019 2:32:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Two 0's and a 2. Crappy dice for you this phase.
53 1/14/2019 2:29:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Sorry, BHB was only 13 hits for JP, so can do either the Dutch AF or the Dutch CA. I'll flip them both back and you can choose in your turn.
52 1/14/2019 2:27:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message JP=5 hits, no damage possible
AL=18 hits, flip the 3rd AF
51 1/14/2019 2:25:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
5


Message from Allies:
BHC A/N only
JP=20
AL=36
50 1/14/2019 2:23:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message JP=23 hits, enough to flip both.
AL=10 hits +CH (which doesn't matter in this case), will take the hots on the 22nd AF.
49 1/14/2019 2:18:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Allies:
One more die roll for the AL
48 1/14/2019 2:18:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
BHB A/N only
JP=45
AL=10
47 1/14/2019 2:17:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message No damage either way. Singapore survives temporarily.
46 1/14/2019 2:16:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
2


Message from Allies:
BHA ground only
JP=18 +2
AL=6
45 1/14/2019 2:12:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
Intel roll - anything but a 9
44 1/13/2019 3:02:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #9: 3 / Rear Admiral Matami Ugaki: Seizure of Hawaiian Islands
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Maximum 1 ground (any size) unit may be activated. Bonus: Naval units for both sides may move up to 21 hexes.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Your reaction adn resolve battles.
43 1/13/2019 2:09:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #76: 2 / Oboe: Australians Invade Borneo
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Any nationality air and naval units may be activated, but only Australian ground units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
You're at UTC +1. Your english is pretty good (much better than my polish!).
Just some moves in CBI, no battles.
42 1/12/2019 7:21:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message Yup, first turn should smooth for Japanese with some dose of luck. I play Japanese rare (if ever), because everybody likes those Japs :)) over to your Emergency Naval move.
I'm from Szczecin, Poland. Don't know which Time Zone is :)

41 1/12/2019 7:00:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Done and file up. Things going quite tidily for you so far. BTW, whereabouts are you? I'm in Sydney (Australia) TZ +11 currently.
40 1/12/2019 6:45:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message BHD Ground Combat

JP 19th takes the hex
39 1/12/2019 6:44:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Flip the DD and kill the Air Unit, I'm guessing?
38 1/12/2019 6:43:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
BHD A/N

JP=No roll, AL=18 +2
37 1/12/2019 6:41:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message 1SN just manages to kill the Dutch brigade, and takes the hex.
36 1/12/2019 6:40:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
BHC no A/N possible, no AL roll for ground combat needed, so just JP.

JP=4 +3
35 1/12/2019 6:38:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message No damage from BHB A/N, you win A/N, 2SN lands and takes the hex.
34 1/12/2019 6:37:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
0


Message from Allies:

33 1/12/2019 6:37:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message BHB A/N
JP=12 +2, AL=3
32 1/12/2019 6:37:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message No damage from BHA A/N
31 1/12/2019 6:36:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
0


Message from Allies:
BHA A/N
JP=10, AL=12
(I will always roll JP first in case that's not a usual thing)
30 1/12/2019 6:26:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
AL reaction roll
29 1/12/2019 2:59:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 7 Float Plane Tactics: Japanese CA naval units add 2 to their attack strengths for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Back to your reaction.
28 1/11/2019 4:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message AL will use their second pass. No file.
27 1/11/2019 6:29:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #37: 3 / 1st Convoy Escort Fleet: Escort Organization
Activation: Combined Fleet HQ only Logistic Value: 2 Bonus: The Japanese player places the Escort marker on the game turn track on its +2 side or flips the escort marker to its +4 side if the marker is already in play on its +2 side. See Submarine Warfare for effects of this die roll modifier. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Combined Fleet HQ active. Strat moves. Back to you.
26 1/10/2019 3:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #4: 1 / Arcadia Conference
This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: The Allied player receives the ABDA HQ, which is place in any in supply port in Java, Borneo, Sumatra or Celebes. If no such port is available this HQ is removed from play for the remained of the game. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
25 1/10/2019 1:42:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message PBM done. Over to you.
24 1/9/2019 3:33:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Your PBM, you need to flip MA or Exeter. File up.
23 1/9/2019 3:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
Battle B Ground combat
JP 9 +2, AL 1
No roll for the AL
22 1/9/2019 3:27:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message JP 16 hits, AL 6 hits
21 1/9/2019 3:26:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
5


Message from Allies:
Battle A A/N
JP 32, AL 11
All my rolls with 2 dice will be JP first one, AL second one.
20 1/9/2019 3:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
Reaction roll - anything but a 9
19 1/9/2019 3:29:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #59: 3 / Central Force: Conquest of Borneo
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Paratroopers: Prior to movement place a Japanese control marker in a hex that is within extended range of an active Japanese air unit if (1) the hex is either unoccupied or is occupied solely by a Dutch regiment; and (2) the hex is not within an unneutralized Allied air ZOI. Eliminate the Dutch regiment.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ activated. Over to you to reaction and battle resolve.
18 1/8/2019 4:15:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message I'll do a Pass. No file.
17 1/8/2019 6:28:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #84: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Combined Fleet HQ actiavted. Strategic moves only. Over to you.
16 1/8/2019 6:26:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message Yup, your're right, but playing reaction card would be useless in this moment.
15 1/8/2019 6:12:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message BTW, I can play a reaction card to your surprise event just gone. I won't, as it wouldn't be worth it I don't think, but probably check before going on with the combats and such.

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