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96 6/2/2019 2:22:00 AM Master ID = 24443 Game Deleted
95 6/2/2019 2:08:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #44: 3 / Tokyo Express: Bougainville Reinforcements
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Bonus: The Japanese temporarily gain 2 ASPs that can be used for the duration of this Offensive. Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
pulled this as an extra draw
94 6/2/2019 2:07:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #45: 3 / Operation Sho-Go
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 if Combined Fleet HQ, otherwise: 4. Intelligence: Intercept. Bonus: If a Kamikaze attack reaction card is played in conjunction with this card, increase the effect of the Kamikaze reaction card by one additional Allied naval step loss in one battle. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
pulled this as an extra draw
93 6/1/2019 7:12:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #9: 3 / Olympic and Coronet: the Invasion of Japan
Activate: US SW or Central Pacific HQs only. Logistic Value: 12 Conditions: In order for this card to be played as an event at least one Japanese Islands hex must be declared a battle hex and the potential for a ground combat must exist in the designated Japanese Islands battle hex. Bonus: The Allies temporarily gain 4 ASPs that can be used for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
OC offensive

CPAC (3+3)
92 6/1/2019 6:54:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #31: 3 / New Operation Plan: Island Fortifications
The Japanese player gains a +1 ground combat die roll modification for the remainder of the game in any battle that occurs on a one hex island. Place the Japanese +1 Defensive Doctrine marker on the game turn track as a remainder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Comb for 6
91 6/1/2019 6:43:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
7


Message from Japanese:
Midway (A/N)
US 32
J 5
90 6/1/2019 6:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
JN25 Code Change (3rd and last card draw allowed)
89 6/1/2019 6:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #4: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
88 6/1/2019 5:48:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #53: 3 / Operation Forager II: Invasion of Saipan and Tinian
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
OC offensive C PAC
87 6/1/2019 5:24:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #51: 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:
86 6/1/2019 4:37:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
7


Message from Japanese:
Manila (G)
J 18 +2
US 5 (dont think they can hit)

85 6/1/2019 3:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
reaction roll 0-5 required
84 6/1/2019 9:50:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #32: 3 / Operation I-Go: Air Offensive
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air units may be activated. Air Shuttle: The Japanese gain a +1 die roll modification during air-naval combat if the battle is within 6 hexes of an inactive Japanese CV or CVL naval unit.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Comb for 6
83 6/1/2019 9:45:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
Midway (A/N)
J 5
82 6/1/2019 9:43:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
-2 (not +2) for the roll, but miss anyway
US 32 +3
81 6/1/2019 9:42:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
Intelligence condition (+2)
80 6/1/2019 8:07:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #73: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major 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: 2 1944: 3 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
OC offensive

C-PAC (2+3)
79 6/1/2019 7:33:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
3


Message from Japanese:
Rangoon (G)
J 20 -1
CW 16
78 6/1/2019 7:26:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
3


Message from Japanese:
Rangoon (A/N)
J 30
CW 27
77 6/1/2019 7:24:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
Submarine Attack

subs miss
76 6/1/2019 7:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
Submarine Attack
75 6/1/2019 7:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Event #36: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play during an offensive before the beginning of the combat phase 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:
vs Indomitable
74 6/1/2019 6:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
reaction roll into Rangoon 0-4 required
73 6/1/2019 5:57:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 2 / Japanese Aircraft Production Efficiency: War Crime
2 Air Replacements: The Japanese receive 2 air replacement steps. These steps may be used immediately or recorded as replacement steps for future use. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Comb for 5
72 6/1/2019 5:36:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Change US Political Will From 8 to 9
71 6/1/2019 5:35:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #6: 3 / Doolittle Raid: US Bombers Attack Japan
Increase US Political Will by one. The play of this event is the pre-condition for Japanese card number 6: Doolittle Raid Reprisal. Place the Doolittle Raid marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
70 6/1/2019 3:22:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
Inter Service Rivalry
69 6/1/2019 3:21:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #34: 2 / US Army/Navy Dispute: Slows US Reinforcements
Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry Marker from its Strategic Agreement to its Inter-Service Rivalry side. No additional impact if Inter-Service Rivalry is already in effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Lets see if I can draw something thats useful!
68 6/1/2019 3:14:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #34: 2 / US Army/Navy Dispute: Slows US Reinforcements

Message from Japanese:
67 6/1/2019 3:14:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

66 6/1/2019 3:13:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message I'll draw just 6 and take the 7th card drawn last turn as my 7th. Then the universe will be back in balance.
65 6/1/2019 12:49:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message just missed so a full seven card hand for you
64 6/1/2019 12:49:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
Strategic warfare - submarines

turn 3 -3
defective torpedoes +1

so -2 modifier
63 6/1/2019 12:42:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 6

0
7
3
2
1
8


Message from Allies:
Delayed units heading to Europe (0-1)

13AF
13AF LR
11AF
11AF LR
I INF
XIV INF
62 6/1/2019 12:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

61 5/31/2019 7:22:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message sorry, but need to go so will play tonight. also need to read up on the rules again.
60 5/31/2019 7:17:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies End Turn
59 5/31/2019 7:15:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
I will do the dame thing as designate as a future offensive
58 5/31/2019 3:07:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
57 5/30/2019 4:38:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #31: 3 / Black Day: US New Guinea Air Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only air units may be activated.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
OC offensive into Midway. No oidea what I am doing but will give it a go


C-PAC (3+3)
56 5/30/2019 2:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
3


Message from Japanese:
2108 (G)
J 20 -2
CW 9
55 5/30/2019 2:54:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
0


Message from Japanese:
2108 (A/N)
J 30
CW 7
54 5/30/2019 2:42:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
reaction roll 0-4 required
53 5/30/2019 2:17:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #19: 2 / Weather: Monsoon Rains Cancel Offensive
Allied Offensive is canceled. All units are placed back at their starting locations. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Comb (2+3) = 5
52 5/30/2019 1:32:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Tjilatjap (A/N)
Du 2
51 5/30/2019 1:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
Tjilatjap
J 28 +3
50 5/30/2019 1:27:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message missed again so back to you
49 5/30/2019 1:27:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Allies:
reaction roll 0-5 required
48 5/30/2019 12:41:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #29: 3 / Combined Fleet: Battle of Santa Cruz
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air and naval units may be activated. Effective Aerial Torpedo Tactics: Increase Japanese aircraft carrier naval units attack strength by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Comb (3+3) = 6
47 5/30/2019 4:53:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 12 to 10
46 5/30/2019 4:53:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Change War in Europe value From 0 to -1
45 5/30/2019 4:52:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #47: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major 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: 2 1944: 3 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
marker moves up 1. Please update the board again :-)
44 5/30/2019 3:21:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #54: 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:
43 5/30/2019 2:47:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #18: 1 / Edwin Booz: Defense Consultant
Allied player immediately receives 1 permanent amphibious shipping point. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
not sure how you got 9 hits at Kuantan. I would have thought it was 18 hits. Please explain.

playing this for the event so please update the board
42 5/30/2019 1:42:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
1


Message from Japanese:
Kuantan (G)
J 18 +2
CW 9

41 5/29/2019 5:10:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message ok, no reaction so you can resolve the battle or should I say slaughter
40 5/29/2019 5:10:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
reaction roll for your move into Kuantan - require 0-4 to react
39 5/29/2019 12:23:00 PM Jan-Apr 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 for 3 (1+2)
38 5/29/2019 4:21:00 AM 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:
ABDA to Tjilatjap
37 5/28/2019 3:31:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
3


Message from Japanese:
Tarakan
JP 9 +2
Du 1 +3
36 5/28/2019 2:50:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message you really should put that card you discarded at the beginning of the turn back in the deck
35 5/28/2019 2:49:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message reaction fails so you can carry on
34 5/28/2019 2:49:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
reaction roll to your last play
33 5/27/2019 11:54:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #61: 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:
Combined Fleet 2+3 = 5
32 5/27/2019 5:18:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Discard random Strategy card #34: 2 / US Army/Navy Dispute: Slows US Reinforcements

Message from Japanese:
31 5/27/2019 5:17:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message drat, drew 7 by mistake. I'll discard one randomly
30 5/27/2019 5:16:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

29 5/27/2019 12:03:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message a successful submarine attack so only 6 cards for you this turn and you lose one permanent ASP (Down to 6)
28 5/27/2019 12:01:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
I forgot to roll for strategic warfare - submarine warfare

-2 for turn 2
+1 defective torpedoes

need modified result of 0 to make your card size one less
27 5/26/2019 7:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 5 cards.

26 5/26/2019 7:30:00 PM December 1941 Allies End Turn
25 5/26/2019 7:24:00 PM December 1941 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 4

8
1
8
4


Message from Allies:
diverted to Europe rolls

XI infantry
10AF
5 AF Long range
5 AF

24 5/25/2019 1:34:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
3


Message from Japanese:
Wake (G)
JP 15 +4
US 2 +3

23 5/25/2019 1:30:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
Wake (A/N)
J 18 +3
22 5/25/2019 1:25:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
3


Message from Japanese:
Davao (G)
JP 22 +2 (A+2/N+2 -2 Mixed)
US 3 +3

21 5/25/2019 1:23:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
Leyte (A/N)
US 2

Looking for a 9
20 5/25/2019 1:21:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Leyte
JP 13 +3
19 5/25/2019 1:20:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Tarakan
JP 8 +3
18 5/25/2019 1:19:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Japanese:
Clark Field
JP 46 +3
17 5/25/2019 1:17:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
3


Message from Japanese:
Hong Kong (G)
J 9
CW 3

Not sure this roll is required
16 5/25/2019 1:12:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Japanese:
Singapore (A/N)
J 38 +3
15 5/25/2019 1:11:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Rangoon
J20 +3
14 5/25/2019 12:22:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Oahu
J 36 (+3)
13 5/22/2019 3:18:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
7


Message from Japanese:
Wake (G)
J 6 +4
US 2 +3

12 5/22/2019 3:16:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
4


Message from Japanese:
Wake (A/N)
J 20 +3
US ?
11 5/22/2019 3:13:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
7


Message from Japanese:
Leyte (A/N)
J 20 +3
US ?

10 5/22/2019 3:10:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
4


Message from Japanese:
Davao (G)
J 13 +4
US 3 +3
9 5/22/2019 3:07:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
1


Message from Japanese:
Tarakan A/N
J 14 (+3)
US ?
8 5/22/2019 2:56:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
9


Message from Japanese:
2812 (Clark Field)
J 28 (+3)
US ?
7 5/22/2019 2:53:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
9


Message from Japanese:
Singapore
J 38 (+3)
CW ?
6 5/22/2019 2:50:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
8


Message from Japanese:
Rangoon (this is a change from the move file 22nd is not attacking Clarke Field)
A/N
J 20 (+3)
US ?
5 5/21/2019 4:14:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Change US Political Will From 0 to 8
4 5/21/2019 4:09:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #2: 3 / IAI-Operation No.1: Conquest of SE Asia
Activate: Any units within range of any Japanese HQ. Logistic Value: 20 +6 Total HQ Efficiency Intelligence: Surprise Attack Condtions: A total of 26 units may be activated. If a Japanese naval unit enters a Malaysian coastal hex, Force Z is placed in that hex during reaction movement. (If choice, Allied chooses). No Allied air ZOI during this Offensive, but if not in a battle hex automatically participates in one battle within range. May only Amphibious Assault hexes that are within 5 contiguous water hexes of a Japanese controlled port. AA to Manila/Singapore requires naval escort and each naval unit loses one step prior to battle. May only be played as an event as the second card of the December 1941 game turn. Remove after playing as an event.

OC: 0 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
3 5/21/2019 3:57:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Oahu
J 36 (+3 - surprise)
2 5/21/2019 3:56:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #1: 3 / Operation Z: Attack on Pearl Harbor
Activate: Hex 3705: CV Akagi, CV Soryu, CV Shokaku, and BB Hiei. Intelligence: Surprise Attack Condtions: These 4 naval units cannot be activated again during this game turn. Naval units may move 18 hexes. Must declare hex 5808 (Oahu) a Battle hex. Allied player does not roll during the AIr Naval Combat Segment and units defend at 1/2 strength. US Political Will marker is moved +8. The US CVs in hexes 5410/5609 cannot be attacked and must conduct post battle movement to 5808. May only be played as an event as the first card of the December 1941 game turn. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 0 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
1 5/20/2019 4:42:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 2 cards.

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