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213 7/14/2019 10:42:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Lets restart in a couple of weeks. I am headed to WBC at the end of the week and my online gaming slows down while I get in the face to face;)
212 7/13/2019 9:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message I was hoping to retrieve my re-build naval units card but no joy. I think I will wave white flag now and try again. you did very well in the CBI theatre. just use my ENM file from this game when ready.
211 7/13/2019 8:50:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Also, if this worked with India, you may be a tough spot. I am ok with restarting.
210 7/13/2019 8:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
with Card for Ops
Activate South HQ to Close India 2+1
209 7/13/2019 8:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message I just did the last move and will wait for confirmation.

208 7/13/2019 8:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Activate South HQ 2+1 to Close India
207 7/13/2019 8:26:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message last plays over to you. Tokyo Rose for win
206 7/13/2019 8:22:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
was hoping to get a card from draws to exchange a played card back but no such luck
cpac for 6
205 7/13/2019 8:20:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
5


Message from Allies:
A ground 18-1 vs 4
204 7/13/2019 8:18:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
too bad
intel
203 7/13/2019 8:18:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
sr roll
202 7/13/2019 7:57:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #39: 2 / Subhas Chandra Bose: Pro-Japanese Indian Army
2 Ground Replacements: The Japanese gain two ground replacement steps that must be used immediately. The recipent ground unit must be within 3 hexes of Rangoon (2008) to receive the replacement. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ for Ops 2+1 Target Akyab Intel 6
201 7/12/2019 10:29:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message another file up Tom. Allies in desperate times
200 7/12/2019 4:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message I cannot tell if you moved anything for that last Operation Cherry Blossom. Did you make a move? Are you changing anything with Hermes gone?
199 7/12/2019 1:47:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message check the file. we had 2 carriers, the Akagki and the (Zuiho).

The Battleship 18 attack + 6 Zuiho + 12 Akagki = 36.


198 7/12/2019 1:39:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
197 7/12/2019 1:32:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message returned
196 7/12/2019 1:15:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
3


Message from Allies:
a a/n 36 vs 9 actually lol
195 7/12/2019 1:14:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
intel 7
194 7/12/2019 12:58:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #30: 3 / Flight Instructors: Japanese Improve Training and Maintenance.
3 Air Replacements: The Japanese player receives 3 air replacement steps that may be used immediately or recorded as replacement steps for future use. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate Sooth HG 3+1
Madras IJN 36 v US 7
193 7/12/2019 12:15:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
192 7/12/2019 11:32:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message ships have returned
191 7/12/2019 11:17:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
for skip bombing
190 7/12/2019 11:15:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #24: 2 / Skip Bombing Attack: Battle of the Bismark Sea
The Japanese permanently lose one Amphibious Shipping Point unless it is their last ASP. Bonus: Prior to battle, if an active Japanese CA, CL or APD naval unit moved within the extended range of a U.S. non-LRB air unit it loses one step. If more than one naval unit qualifies, Japanese player's choice. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
189 7/12/2019 11:13:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
8


Message from Allies:
B a/n 11 vs 4
188 7/12/2019 11:11:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
6


Message from Allies:
A a/n 55 vs 7
187 7/12/2019 11:09:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
intel<9
186 7/12/2019 9:19:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #14: 3 / Operation MO: Battle of the Coral Sea
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Condtions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Fortuitous Rain Squalls: Japanese CV (not CVL) naval units have their defense strength increased by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ, Target Colombo
185 7/12/2019 8:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Event #28: 2 / Operation Chronicle: Woodlark Island Operation
Actiavte: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Bonus: If ground units are landed on an unoccupied one hex island, prior to ANY reaction place an Allied control marker on all adjacent unoccupied one hex islands.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
184 7/12/2019 5:58:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message returned to Harbor, without the carriers
183 7/11/2019 8:26:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message waiting on pbm
182 7/10/2019 11:30:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
for sub attack
181 7/10/2019 11:28:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:

180 7/10/2019 11:28:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #68: 1 / Submarine Attack: Archerfish sinks Shinano
Play during an Offensive after combat against any active Japanese naval units or against any active Japanese naval unit 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. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
after battle
179 7/10/2019 11:25:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
7


Message from Allies:
a a/n 24 vs 12
178 7/10/2019 11:25:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
intel is 7
177 7/5/2019 1:36:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #77: 3 / Fuel Shortage: Japanese re-deploy fleet
Due to fuel shortages the Japanese player may move the Combined Fleet HQ and up to 4 naval units of any type from their current location to any port hex which is within 3 hexes of a resource space. The movement of the HQ and naval units may not enter an unneutralized Allied air ZOI.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate Comb Fleet HQ 3+3
Dutch Harbor again
176 7/5/2019 10:50:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message away from internet til Wednesday now. Continue my thrashing then.

GG
175 7/5/2019 7:42:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message OMG not much more to say.
174 7/5/2019 4:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message PBM done
I will wait for yo to confirm before proceeding
173 7/5/2019 4:45:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
7


Message from Japanese:
USN/BR 34 Roll
IJN 79 ROll
172 7/5/2019 4:40:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Japanese:
Intercept roll 4
171 7/4/2019 10:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
seac 2+1
170 7/4/2019 7:31:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message returned
169 7/4/2019 6:44:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
0


Message from Allies:
A ambush, allied roll is first 12 +4 vs 37-damage
168 7/4/2019 6:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #12: 2 / Commander Rochefort: HYPO Success - JN25 Code break
Intelligence: Ambush. Bonus: During all battles of this Offensive, the Allied player achieves a critical hit result on all modified air-naval combat die rolls of 9 or greater. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
I guess I knew this was coming, going for 2 political points at once
167 7/4/2019 6:04:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
Activate South Seast HQ for Ops
3+2 = 5
166 7/4/2019 2:03:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message pbm up
165 7/4/2019 12:11:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
for Sub card
164 7/4/2019 12:10:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
for Intel card
163 7/4/2019 12:10:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message reaction PBM complete
162 7/4/2019 12:07:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message alright file up
161 7/4/2019 11:58:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message looking now, must say dice are weighted towards 'made in Japan' that action.
160 7/4/2019 11:52:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message I will wait for your hit decision and confirm losses before I return and draw cards
159 7/4/2019 11:52:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message 2 hits will eliminate the 2 US Carriers

158 7/4/2019 11:50:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
Submarine I-19 attack
157 7/4/2019 11:46:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
5


Message from Japanese:
Battle of Truk
USA 48
IJN 71
156 7/4/2019 11:38:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #27: 1 / Submarine Attack: I-19 sinks the Wasp
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: Lose one naval step* 5-7: Lose two naval steps* 8-9: No Effect. *Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
for the end of the Battle
155 7/4/2019 11:37:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Event #49: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Intercept with South Seas
3+2
154 7/3/2019 6:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #83: 2 / China Offensive: Battle for Central Honan
Move the China marker one box to the right toward the Stable Front box, unless this would put the China marker in the Stable Front box, in which case no effect.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
2 OC on Cpac for 5
153 7/3/2019 5:45:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #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:
152 7/3/2019 5:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message hah I took the risk.
151 7/3/2019 1:53:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #79: 3 / Soviets Invade Manchuria
Manchuria: If Tojo has resigned, then this card MUST be played as an event, otherwise it can only be played as an OC. If played as the event the Japanese permanently lose two Resource Hexes (3302 and 3303). Place a Soviet Flag in each hex to denote Allied control that counts for Progress of the War. Bonus: If China has not surrendered, move the China marker two boxes toward or into the Stable Front box.. RESHUFFLE: If played as an OC or discarded, place this card back in the deck and reshuffle the deck at the end of the game turn. If played as the event, permanently remove this card from the deck and do NOT reshuffle. This card may not be played as a Future Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 0

NOTE: Deck will be reshuffled before next deal.Message from Allies:
150 7/3/2019 1:05:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message opps, end log file done
149 7/3/2019 12:46:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message need a file from you for R&R at the least.
148 7/3/2019 10:29:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Change War in Europe value From 0 to -2
147 7/3/2019 10:29:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
No file change
146 7/3/2019 10:26:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

145 7/3/2019 10:25:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
US Submarines
144 7/3/2019 9:56:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

143 7/3/2019 9:46:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
1 roll for diversion to europe

142 7/3/2019 9:46:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies End Turn
141 7/3/2019 9:42:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #15: 2 / Heroic Repair: Emergency Battle Repairs
2 Naval Replacements: The Allies gain two US naval replacements that must be used immediately. Unused replacements are lost. If the Allied Player brings a naval unit from the eliminated pile back into the game it is placed within range of a US or Joint HQ, in any friendly, in supply port.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
140 7/3/2019 7:25:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #85: 2 / Battle of Kolombangara
Activation: Any HQ Intelligence: Intercept Logistic Value: Equal to Allied OC value. Conditions: Only naval units may be activated. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
activate Comb Fleet for Ops 2+3
139 7/2/2019 9:02:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message pbm up
138 7/2/2019 8:15:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message actually the critical hit has to go on the air
137 7/2/2019 8:14:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message The IJN units removed and one critical hit on the US CV

136 7/2/2019 8:13:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
9


Message from Japanese:
USA Rrol fro 39
IJN roll for 9
135 7/2/2019 8:10:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Intel roll 5
134 7/1/2019 6:21:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #75: 3 / Operation Detachment: Iwo Jima
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4 Conditions: An Allied ground unit must make an amphibious move to a hex within 10 hexes of Tokyo or this card may only be used as an OC.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Cpac for 3+2
133 7/1/2019 5:43:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message finished
132 7/1/2019 2:58:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
3


Message from Allies:
a a/n 48 vs 5
131 7/1/2019 2:57:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
intel with -2
130 7/1/2019 1:39:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #15: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Independence Campaign
Move the India marker one box toward India Revolts, if already in India Revolts box no additional effect. to the unrest box. Bonus: The Allies lose 1 ground replacement step next game turn and any other ground replacement steps available during the next game turn can only be used for non-Commonwealth ground units. Remove from played if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ Ops
129 7/1/2019 8:45:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
in B I add the activated land based air unit so defence roll at 19
128 7/1/2019 5:43:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
Battle B 8 IJN attack
127 7/1/2019 5:42:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
2


Message from Japanese:
Battl1 A
US 12
IJN 44
126 7/1/2019 5:31:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Japanese:
Special Reaction Battle roll 2919
125 7/1/2019 5:29:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Intel roll 5
124 6/30/2019 3:12:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #45: 3 / Operation Flintlock: Marshall Is. Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
123 6/30/2019 9:53:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message movement complete
122 6/29/2019 11:51:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
3


Message from Allies:
B a/n 26+1 vs 10
121 6/29/2019 11:50:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
9


Message from Allies:
A a/n 36 vs 4
120 6/29/2019 11:47:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
intel <9
119 6/29/2019 4:41:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message just checking waiting on your resolution
118 6/26/2019 1:24:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #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:
South HQ Air Only
117 6/26/2019 1:22:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #15: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Independence Campaign

Message from Japanese:
oops I seem to still struggle with remembering 1 battle hex
116 6/25/2019 6:41:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message And the air zone only blocks tracing path over water, you need a land unit to disrupt overland. 6.3
115 6/25/2019 6:05:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message as an ops card play you may only call one battle hex
114 6/24/2019 9:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #15: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Independence Campaign
Move the India marker one box toward India Revolts, if already in India Revolts box no additional effect. to the unrest box. Bonus: The Allies lose 1 ground replacement step next game turn and any other ground replacement steps available during the next game turn can only be used for non-Commonwealth ground units. Remove from played if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ 3 +1 OC

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