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Entry # Time Turn Player Title Entry
85 2/9/2021 10:24:00 PM Turn 3 US Headline Event selected Message from US:
84 2/9/2021 4:45:00 PM Turn 3 US End Turn
DEFCON level increased to 3

US: 7 cards drawn.
USSR: 6 cards drawn.

NOTE: The deck was reshuffled on this deal.
83 2/9/2021 4:45:00 PM Turn 2 US Message EoT: DEFCON 3;for missing MilOps US/USSR -2/-1 VP(16/18)=+2 USSR;
82 2/9/2021 3:35:00 PM Turn 2 US Adjust Victory Points From -1 to -2
81 2/9/2021 3:35:00 PM Turn 2 US Play Card as Operations #32: 1 / UN Intervention (Both)
Play this card simultaneously with a card containing your opponent's associated Event. The Event is canceled, but you may use its Operations value to Conduct Operations. The canceled event card returns to the discard pile. May not be played during Headline Phase.

Message from US:
US Philippines +1(2/0)
80 2/9/2021 9:02:00 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:
+1 thailand (0/2)
79 1/26/2021 1:56:00 PM Turn 2 US Play Card as Operations #22: 2 / Independent Reds* (US)
Add sufficient US Influence in either Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary or Czechoslovakia to equal USSR Influence.

Message from US:
Malaysia +2(2/0)
78 1/25/2021 11:14:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Message +1 Pakistan (1/2)
+3 India (0/3)
77 1/25/2021 11:14:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Play China card #6: 4 / The China Card


76 1/25/2021 9:03:00 PM Turn 2 US Message As per your text:

USSR Evt Fra -2(2/0) Isr -2(2/0); US Fra +1(3/0) Isr +2(4/0)
75 1/25/2021 8:49:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Message France -2 (2/0)
Israel -1 (3/0)
74 1/21/2021 8:37:00 PM Turn 2 US Play Card as Operations #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 US:
Your event first please
73 1/21/2021 8:30:00 PM Turn 2 US Adjust Victory Points From 0 to -1
72 1/21/2021 7:53:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Event #3: 0 / Mideast Scoring (Both)
Both Sides Score. May NOT be Held.

Message from USSR:
Arrrghhh
71 1/18/2021 8:05:00 PM Turn 2 US Message Defcon change should have been done right after mag 62... we missed it. Shared map has been correct since then though.
70 1/18/2021 8:03:00 PM Turn 2 US Adjust DEFCON From 3 to 2
69 1/18/2021 7:28:00 PM Turn 2 US Message Error in mag 67. Should be Pol -1(0/2). Shared map is correct.

68 1/18/2021 7:24:00 PM Turn 2 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:
Iran +4(5/2)
67 1/18/2021 7:10:00 PM Turn 2 US Message US event in fact has no choice. USSR EGerm -1(0/3); Pol -1(0/3); no targets for the 3rd
66 1/18/2021 6:33:00 PM Turn 2 USSR 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 USSR:
For influence
+2 in Libya (0/2)

US event second
65 1/18/2021 6:01:00 PM Turn 2 US Play Card as Operations #8: 2 / Fidel* (USSR)
Remove all US Influence in Cuba. USSR gains sufficient Influence in Cuba for Control.

Message from US:
US Jordan +1(2/0) Iraq +1(1/2)
USSR Event Cuba(0/3)
64 1/18/2021 11:25:00 AM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Operations #7: 3 / Socialist Governments (USSR)
Remove US Influence in Western Europe by a total of three Influence points, removing no more than two per country. May not be played after #83 'The Iron Lady'.

Message from USSR:
Influence
+1 Sryia (1/3)
+1 Iraq (0/2)
63 1/11/2021 9:12:00 PM Turn 2 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:
Israel +3(4/0); Jordan +1(1/0)
62 1/11/2021 7:27:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Message No change to influence. 1 Mil ops to USSR, defcon to 2
61 1/11/2021 7:26:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from USSR:
For coup attempt
60 1/11/2021 7:26:00 PM Turn 2 USSR Play Card as Operations #15: 1 / Nasser* (USSR)
Add two USSR Influence in Egypt. US loses half (rounded up) of its Influence in Egypt.

Message from USSR:
Coup in Israel. Wooo!
59 1/9/2021 3:54:00 PM Turn 2 US Message Sorry for the VP change spam.
For the space race
USSR +2VP(13/13)

I'll update the shared map a little later... but it's to you USSR for a card play.
58 1/9/2021 3:49:00 PM Turn 2 US Adjust Victory Points From 0 to 0
57 1/9/2021 3:49:00 PM Turn 2 US Adjust Victory Points From 0 to 0
56 1/9/2021 3:49:00 PM Turn 2 US Adjust Victory Points From 2 to 0
55 1/9/2021 3:13:00 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: #18: 1 / Captured Nazi Scientist* (Both)
Advance player's Space Race marker one box.

Message from USSR:
54 1/9/2021 1:45:00 PM Turn 2 US Headline Event selected Message from US:
53 1/9/2021 10:23:00 AM Turn 2 US Message US -2 VP(13/11)=2 for not having enough MilOps

52 1/9/2021 10:22:00 AM Turn 2 US Adjust Victory Points From 4 to 2
51 1/9/2021 10:16:00 AM Turn 2 US End Turn
DEFCON level increased to 3

US: 7 cards drawn.
USSR: 7 cards drawn.
50 1/9/2021 10:15:00 AM Turn 1 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:
+1 Syria (1/2)

USSR Evt: US exposes no cards as I have no scoring cards [duh]

Please note there is some problem with the formatting of Greece on the map... it is USSR controlled but it not being properly coloured... all other calcs appear correct. I will look into it but keep it in mind.
49 1/8/2021 9:51:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Event #33: 3 / De-Stalinization* (USSR)
USSR may relocate up to four Influence points to non-US controlled countries. No more than two points may be placed in the same country.

Message from USSR:
For the event:
+2 Egypt (0/2), +1 Thailand (0/1), +1 Angola
-1 Finland (1/0), -1 Austria (1/0), -1 Yugoslavia (0/0), -1 Turkey (0/1)
48 1/8/2021 9:44:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message Poor Bubbles ... I wish I could have gotten to know him better ...

BTW did you know Steve Loomes moved to Florida?
47 1/8/2021 9:37:00 PM Turn 1 US Message In case that was not clear... US rocket exploded on the pad killing bubbles the monkey.

The turn is over to the USSR
46 1/8/2021 7:07:00 PM Turn 1 US Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from US:
Space Race Roll advance on 1-3
45 1/8/2021 7:07:00 PM Turn 1 US Discard Card #13: 2 / Arab-Israeli War (USSR)

Message from US:
Discard for Space Race
44 1/8/2021 5:28:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message I haz a sad ...
43 1/8/2021 5:27:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message Result. +2 ops for USSR. No change to influence
42 1/8/2021 5:26:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from USSR:

41 1/8/2021 5:26:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Event #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 USSR:
India invades pakistan.

I'll send dice roll results

40 1/8/2021 9:04:00 AM Turn 1 US Message Note the DEFCON really went to 2 as a result of the coup in journal entry 30.... I had marked it on the shared map but forgot to change it here

39 1/8/2021 9:03:00 AM Turn 1 US Adjust DEFCON From 3 to 2
38 1/8/2021 9:03:00 AM Turn 1 US Adjust Victory Points From -1 to 4
37 1/8/2021 9:02:00 AM Turn 1 US Play Card as Event #2: 0 / Europe Scoring (Both)
Both Sides Score. May NOT be Held.

Message from US:
US +10 VP; USSR +5; net change +5 VP(15/11)=+4
36 1/7/2021 8:14:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Play Card as Operations #35: 2 / Formosan Resolution* (US)
Taiwan shall be treated as a Battleground country for scoring purposes if the US controls Taiwan when Asia Scoring is played. Taiwan is not a Battleground country for any other purpose. This card is discarded after US play of The China Card.

Message from USSR:
Operations: +1 Syria (0/2), +1 Pakistan (1/1)
35 1/7/2021 12:24:00 PM Turn 1 US Play Card as Operations #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).

Message from US:
+1 Canada(4/0) + 1 Spain (2/0)
34 1/7/2021 12:21:00 PM Turn 1 US Message US Event +1 Can(3/0),Spa(1/0),Fra(4/0),WGern(5/0),Ben(1/1),Fin(1/1),Aus(1/1)

I saw the edit to Turkey but not Greece for some reason... you sure you edited Greece too?
I see no reason why one would take and not the other

33 1/7/2021 10:08:00 AM Turn 1 USSR Message I did the edit on the map .. let me know if you can see it
32 1/7/2021 10:07:00 AM 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:
Play for influence. USSR places first, then event.
2 each influence in Greece and Turkey
31 1/5/2021 4:58:00 PM Turn 1 US Play Card as Operations #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.

Message from US:
France +3 (3/0)
30 1/5/2021 4:43:00 PM Turn 1 US Message much better for you.
coup 5(d6)+3(ops)-22(stab)=4 inf change
Iran -2/+2(0/2)
Defcon 2
USSR milops 5 [max]

And let me say that denying me a final coup was well played

29 1/5/2021 4:39:00 PM Turn 1 US Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from US:
For the USSR coup in Iran
28 1/5/2021 4:38:00 PM Turn 1 US Adjust DEFCON From 4 to 3
27 1/5/2021 4:38:00 PM Turn 1 US Adjust Victory Points From -3 to -1
26 1/5/2021 4:38:00 PM Turn 1 US Message I will work under the assumption that I'll handle the mechanics. Also you get to choose if the vent fires first or second. I will presume you opt for first since then I get only 2 VP [otherwise DEFCON would be 2 and I would get 3 VP]
25 1/5/2021 1:48:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message Dammit. Coup in Iran. Lets try not to suck this time
24 1/5/2021 1:47:00 PM 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:
23 1/2/2021 9:56:00 PM Turn 1 US Play Card as Operations #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:
Leb+1(1/0); Iran+1(2/0); Pak+1(1/0)
22 1/2/2021 9:16:00 PM Turn 1 US Adjust DEFCON From 5 to 4
21 1/2/2021 9:15:00 PM Turn 1 US Message Oh my...
coup 1(dieroll)+3(ops)-22(stab)=0 no infl change
Defcon 4
USSR milops 3
20 1/2/2021 9:13:00 PM Turn 1 US Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from US:
For the USSR coup in Iran
19 1/2/2021 9:00:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message Shit. That's supposed to be a coup in iran
18 1/2/2021 9:00:00 PM Turn 1 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:
17 1/1/2021 11:26:00 AM Turn 1 US Change US player US player changed from Chris Whitaker to Chris Whitaker
16 12/31/2020 2:56:00 PM Turn 1 US Adjust Victory Points From -2 to -3
15 12/31/2020 2:56:00 PM Turn 1 US Message Huzzah USSR wins 2 VP;
Next is Asia Scoring... +1 to USSR.

Then USSR is up for a card play

14 12/31/2020 2:54:00 PM Turn 1 US Adjust Victory Points From 0 to -2
13 12/31/2020 2:54:00 PM Turn 1 US Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
5


Message from US:
First die is US
Second die is USSR and gets +2
High roll gains 2 VP. Reroll ties.
12 12/31/2020 2:52:00 PM Turn 1 US Message USSR: #20: 2 / Olympic Games (Both) fires first.
US will participate.
I will submit die rolls for US first, USSR second
11 12/31/2020 2:20:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Headline Event selected Headline Events Revealed:

US: #1: 0 / Asia Scoring (Both)
Both Sides Score. May NOT be Held.

USSR: #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 USSR:
Headline chosen
10 12/31/2020 1:35:00 PM Turn 1 US Headline Event selected Message from US:
9 12/31/2020 1:34:00 PM Turn 1 US Message As per SMS also USSR +1 Aus so we start with:

Start Inf: +1 E.Germ +3 Pol +1 Yugo +1 Aus
Start Inf: +4 W.Germ +3 Ita

TS_Game_Engine_v491_CWus_v_CKussr.xls has been updated and refreshed. Dont forget to DL and open with excel since google sheets will freak out otherwise.


8 12/30/2020 10:10:00 PM Turn 1 US Message you get 6 in eEU so 1 more then


7 12/30/2020 9:42:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message Add 3 to poland, 1 to e.Germany, and 1 to Yugoslavia
6 12/30/2020 9:39:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Message okay, drew cards. Can't remember where the initial tokens go ... I know I get some tokens in some countries, but I can't remember which ones
5 12/30/2020 9:34:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Draw Cards 8 cards drawn.

4 12/30/2020 9:27:00 PM Turn 1 US Message ok Your up for 6 in E.EU and then me for 7 in W.EU

I'll work out a shared map soon

3 12/30/2020 9:22:00 PM Turn 1 US Draw Cards 8 cards drawn.

2 12/30/2020 9:22:00 PM Turn 1 USSR Change USSR player USSR player changed from Chris Whitaker to Chris
1 12/29/2020 1:07:00 PM Turn 1 US Change US player US player changed from Chris Whitaker to Chris Whitaker

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