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98 12/4/2020 5:30:00 PM 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:
Play as operations. Activate South HQ for 1+2=3 activations

* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 15th Army Activates.
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 28th Army Activates.
* 2409 (Hanoi) : 26 AF Activates.

15 and 28 Army move to and attack Rangoon - BHA
26 AF moves to Bangkok and joins BHA

file up and back to you
97 12/4/2020 3:33:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message used my pass,
file done
back to you
96 12/3/2020 9:24:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Japanese PBM completed - file up and back to you

95 12/3/2020 9:21:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
BHC ground combat

Japanese 18 factors +2 DRM
Allies unable to damage attackers

1 or more eliminates defenders
Japanese roll only

94 12/3/2020 9:19:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
BHB ground combat

Japan 18 factors +2 DRM
Allies unable to damage attackers

1 or more eliminates defenders
Japanese roll only

93 12/3/2020 9:17:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
6


Message from Japanese:
BHB air naval

Japan 8 factors
Allies 2 factors


92 12/3/2020 9:16:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message BHA ground combat - attackers auto eliminate defenders with no losses


91 12/2/2020 5:43:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message sometimes you just hate the dice :)
90 12/2/2020 5:42:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message will pbm, and then you can choose the units to damage
89 12/2/2020 5:41:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
0


Message from Allies:
BHA
A/N
Axis: 20 +0drm
Allies: 31 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
88 12/2/2020 5:38:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Activate SEAC for 4 units
Exeter to Kuantan BHA
Warspite to Kuantan BHA
Hermes to 1912 support BHA
Indomitable to 1912 support BHA


87 12/2/2020 5:33:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
intel dr
86 12/2/2020 5:28:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

85 12/1/2020 5:36:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #58: 3 / Western Force: Conquest of Sumatra
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:
Hi Ivan - sorry for the long delay - should be good to go at a normal pace of play for at least a few weeks -

Back to it -

Play as event. Activate South HQ for 1+5=6 activations

* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 38th Army Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 22 AF Activates.
* 2018 (Batavia) : 16th Army Activates.
* 2220 (Soerabaja) : CV Junyo Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CVL Ryujo Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 14th Army Activates.

Bonus paratroop drop - 22 AF drops troops into Medan

38 Army moves to and attacks Kuantan - BHA
22 AF joins BHA

16 Army moves to and attacks Tjilatjap - BHB
Junyo moves to and joins BHB

14 Army moves to and attacks Manila - BHC
Ryujo moves to and joins BHC

File up and back to you

84 12/1/2020 4:57:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

83 12/1/2020 4:55:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
Strategic Submarine Warfare

turn 3 +1 DRM for torpedoes

2 or less succeeds

82 11/28/2020 1:40:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message AP replacements done
file done
back to you

81 11/27/2020 10:13:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Japanese reinforcements placed - file up and back to you

80 11/24/2020 7:51:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message file done
your reinforcements
79 11/24/2020 7:50:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
delay for 13AF
78 11/24/2020 7:50:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
delay for 11AF LRB
77 11/24/2020 7:49:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
delay for 11AF
76 11/24/2020 7:49:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
delay for 13AF LRB
75 11/24/2020 7:48:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
delay for I
74 11/24/2020 7:48:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
delay for XIV
73 11/24/2020 7:36:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message so reinforcements
72 11/24/2020 7:35:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies End Turn
71 11/24/2020 7:35:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message into the Political Phase
no national status changes
no political will changes
onto new turn

70 11/24/2020 7:17:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #32: 3 / Operation Reno II: Invasion of Rabaul
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 7 if US SW HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Use this to construct the Jarhat road/rail in hex
69 11/23/2020 9:57:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message PBM completed - file up and back to you

68 11/23/2020 1:30:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message 1 ASP used by you
my unit elim
your pbm
file done
67 11/23/2020 1:28:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
9


Message from Allies:
BHA
Ground
Axis: 9 +3drm
Allies: 1 +3drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
66 11/23/2020 1:20:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
intel dr
65 11/22/2020 2:26:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #75: 1 / Submarine Attack
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:
Play as operations. Activate South HQ for 1+1 activations

* 2719 (Kendari) : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2719 (Kendari) : CVL Zuiho Activates.

Both move to and AA Balikpapan - BHA

file up and back to you
64 11/21/2020 8:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #20: 1 / Halsey Replaces Ghormley: Offensive Spirit
Activation: Halsey South HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: If the Ghormley South HQ is in play, remove it and place Halsey HQ in its location. If it is not yet in play, it is removed from the game and the Halsey South HQ is brought into play and placed in any friendly in supply port. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 3

Message from Allies:
Activate SEAC HQ for 2 units
66 Chi to Rangoon
5 Chi to 2107
file done
back to you
63 11/19/2020 9:17:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Change War in Europe value From 0 to -2
62 11/19/2020 9:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #56: 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:
Play as event to move WiE to -2.

File up and back to you
61 11/16/2020 6:56:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message log done
60 11/16/2020 6:55:00 AM Jan-Apr 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:
Activate SEAC HQ for 4 units
66 Chinese unit to Mandalay
2 Ind to Akyab
B Ind to Mandalay
5 Chi to Lashio
Back to you
59 11/15/2020 9:33:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message PBM completed - file up and back to you

58 11/15/2020 5:49:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message file done
your pbm
57 11/15/2020 5:48:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message ground unit elim
56 11/15/2020 5:48:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
0


Message from Allies:
BHA
Ground
Axis: 29 +2drm
Allies: 3 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
55 11/15/2020 5:46:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message ground unit reduced

54 11/15/2020 5:46:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
BHA
A/N
Axis: 20 +0drm
53 11/15/2020 5:45:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message no reaction forces

52 11/15/2020 5:44:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
intel dr

51 11/13/2020 4:01:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #12: 3 / Operation MI: Battle of Midway
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 Conditions: All battles must be fought in one hex islands. Long Range Reconnaissance of Pearl Harbor: If French Shoals (5508) is not in an Allied air ZOI or within 3 hexes of a US CA naval unit, then the Allies add +4 to any intelligence die roll due to superior Japanese information security.

OC: 5 EC: 8

Message from Japanese:
Play as operations. Activate South HQ for 1+3=4 activations

* 3007 (Shanghai) : [35th Army] Activates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South) : 15th Army Activates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South) : [28th Army] Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 4 AD Activates.

35 Army moves to and AA Bangka - 1 ASP used

15 Army and 28 Army move to and attack Kwai North - BHA
4 AD supports BHA

file up and back to you
50 11/13/2020 5:55:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message file done
back to you
49 11/13/2020 5:54:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
48 11/9/2020 9:05:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message PBM completed - file up and back to you

forgot to mark units in Malaya as out of supply

47 11/9/2020 4:31:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message file done
your pbm

46 11/9/2020 4:30:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message enough to elim the air unit
45 11/9/2020 4:29:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
4


Message from Allies:
BHA
A/N
Axis: 36 +0drm
Allies: 3 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
44 11/9/2020 4:28:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
intel dr
43 11/8/2020 4:49:00 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:
Play as operations. Activate South HQ for 1+2=3 activations

* 2415 (Miri) : 23 AF Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 22 AF Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : [28th Army] Activates.

28 Army moves to Kwai South

23 AF moves to Khota Baru and attacks Singapore - BHA
22 AF joins BHA

file up and back to you
42 11/8/2020 5:48:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message i will pass again
file done
back to you

41 11/7/2020 1:01:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message PBM completed - file up and back to you

40 11/6/2020 3:24:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message reaction done
your pbm
file done

39 11/6/2020 3:23:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message reduce an Axis air unit - even better defence in Rangoon!
38 11/6/2020 3:23:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
9


Message from Allies:
BHB
A/N
Axis: 30 +0rm
Allies: 6 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
37 11/6/2020 3:21:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message no effect
big defence going on in Singapore
36 11/6/2020 3:21:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
3


Message from Allies:
BHA
A/N
Axis: 26 +0drm
Allies: 3 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
35 11/6/2020 3:19:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
intel dr
34 11/6/2020 3:17:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Hi Sean
FYI
You put another game's logfile into our shared directory, just in case som else is waiting for that file
33 11/2/2020 2:23:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message didn't see a file for your pass so I included it in my logfile

32 11/2/2020 2:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
Play as event. Activate Combined Fleet for 3+4=7 activations

Air units only

* 3706 (Tokyo) : 1 AD Activates.
* 3607 (Nagoya) : 3 AD Activates.
* 3607 (Nagoya) : 4 AD Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : 25 AF Activates.
* 3004 (Peiping) : 2 AD Activates.
* 3009 (Taihoku) : 23 AF Activates.

23 AF moves to Khota Baru and attacks Singapore - BHA
25 AF moves to Khota Baru and joins BHA

2 AD moves to Hanoi and attacks Rangoon - BHB
3 AD and 4 AD move to Hanoi and join BHB

1 AD strat move to Rabaul

file up and back to you
31 11/2/2020 4:56:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message decided to take a pass, file done, back to you
30 10/31/2020 7:20:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message PBM completed - file up and back to you

29 10/30/2020 7:59:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message over to you for pbm

28 10/30/2020 7:55:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message ABDA didnt last long
27 10/30/2020 7:55:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message smashed the defences!
26 10/30/2020 7:54:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Allies:
Axis Ground attack
Axis 9 +2drm
Allies +3drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
25 10/30/2020 7:53:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message surprise attack!

24 10/30/2020 7:52:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
intel dr

23 10/29/2020 6:22:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #26: 2 / Chiang Kai-shek: Anti Communist Offensive
Move the China marker one box to the left toward Government Collaped box. If moved into the Government Collapsed box China surrenders immediately. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Play as operations. Activate South HQ for 1+2=3 activations.

* 2415 (Miri) : 2 SN Bde Activates.
* 2913 : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2018 (Batavia) : CVL Zuiho Activates.

2 SN Bde moves to Soerabaja and AA (movement is around the NE side of the island, passing Jolo) - 1 ASP

19 Army moves to and AA Kendari - BHA - 1 ASP
Zuiho moves to Kendari to join BHA

ABDA is out of supply for reaction to this offensive

file up and back to you
22 10/29/2020 7:10:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message file up, over to you
21 10/29/2020 7:07:00 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:
play for event and get ABDA HQ
20 10/27/2020 5:07:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message Japanese PBM completed - file up and back to you

19 10/27/2020 8:38:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message back to you for pbm

18 10/27/2020 8:38:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message What a battle!
Allied air unit eliminated
Axis air unit reduced
17 10/27/2020 8:35:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
9


Message from Allies:
BHC
A/N
Axis: 42 +0drm
Allies: 4 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
16 10/27/2020 8:34:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Reduce Allies air unit
15 10/27/2020 8:33:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
8


Message from Allies:
BHB
A/N
Axis: 36 +0drm
Allies: 6 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
14 10/27/2020 8:33:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Eliminate Dutch air unit
13 10/27/2020 8:32:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
2


Message from Allies:
BHA
A/N
Axis: 21 +0drm
Allies: 4 +0drm
Axis roll first
Allies roll second
12 10/27/2020 8:30:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
from sub card
11 10/27/2020 8:30:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message no effect, draw replacement card
10 10/27/2020 8:29:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
for sub attack
9 10/27/2020 8:29:00 AM Jan-Apr 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:
will try to hit Aoba
8 10/27/2020 8:29:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
intel dr
need 7 or less
7 10/26/2020 4:05:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #20: 2 / Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Airfield Bombardment: If, prior to reaction, a Japanese BB naval unit occupies a battle hex that contains an Allied air unit, but no Allied BB naval unit, then the Allied air unit (max) is reduced (Japanese player's choice) one step prior to air-naval combat (even if this eliminates the unit).

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Japanese:
Play as event. Activate Combined Fleet for 3+5=8 activations

* 2212 (Saigon) : 22 AF Activates.
* 2311 (Cam Ranh) : BB Kongo Activates.
* 2909 (Tainan) : 21 AF Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : [16th Army] Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CVL Zuiho Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 5 AD Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : BB Nagato Activates.
* 2911 (Aparri) : 1 SN Bde Activates.

1 SN moves to and AA Vogelkop - 1 ASP

Zuiho and 16 Army move to and AA Batavia - 1 ASP

Zuiho attacks Tjilatjap - BHA
Kongo moves to and joins BHA

22 AF moves to and attacks Singapore - BHB
21 AF moves to Khota Baru and joins BHB

5 AD attacks Manila - BHC
Nagato moves to and joins BHC

Bonus - Kongo reduces Dutch Air at Tjilatjap prior to reaction

file up and back to you
6 10/26/2020 8:09:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message emergancy naval move completed
5 10/26/2020 8:04:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 5 cards.

NOTE: Using 'Arcadia Conference' option.

4 10/25/2020 10:21:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message Hi Ivan -

game setup vlog uploaded for your emergency naval -

Sean

good hunting -

3 10/25/2020 10:15:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

2 10/25/2020 10:14:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 12 to 11
1 10/25/2020 10:08:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Change Japanese player Japanese player changed from Sean McCann to Sean McCann

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