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268 4/9/2022 9:42:00 AM Summer 1915 Moderator Message Congrats to both of you on the quick game! As this is a double elimination event, both of you will advance to Round 2, probably a July start.

If either of you want to get another match in, let me know, I"m facilitating matches for folks who finish early and want to keep in 'POG shape'.
267 4/9/2022 9:40:00 AM Summer 1915 Moderator Change Moderator player Moderator player changed from Tom Gregorio to Tom Gregorio
266 4/8/2022 4:23:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Message Well in that case, thank you too for the game, and for your patience and sportsmanship. Hope you can get off the mark in the next round!

All best,
Geoff
265 4/8/2022 12:31:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message oh no, not at all. no need lol, that sort of thing is inevitable with any PBEM game. I missed my share of things too so all good!




264 4/8/2022 8:54:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message Are you quite sure about that? I don't think I'm anywhere near finishing you off.

Are you sure you aren't just frustrated with my constant screwups in board management? I am deeply ashamed of them...
263 4/8/2022 8:42:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message ah not twice in a row. oh well, looks I accidentally sent the card to my deck when I hit the undo button. This is probably a good as time as any to call GG, think you've got me hemmed in pretty solidly anyway.

Good game sir! Congratulations, and good luck in the next round! It's been a fun and educational game lol
262 4/8/2022 8:39:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Move Strategy card from discard pile back to deck #34: 5 / Bulgaria

Message from Central Powers:
261 4/8/2022 8:38:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message think you're allowed to double up, but i'll verify
260 4/8/2022 2:38:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message You're going to hate me for this, but - you played RPs in the last AR!
259 4/7/2022 10:59:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #34: 5 / Bulgaria
Bulgaria joins the CP.

Replacement points: AH: 3, BU: 0, GE: 4, TU: 2

Message from Central Powers:
ah crap, thought that was last turn, my bad. i'll just do RPs then.
258 4/7/2022 10:56:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Return permanently removed Strategy card to hand #34: 5 / Bulgaria

War Status changed to 8

Message from Central Powers:
257 4/7/2022 9:20:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Message I brought in Romania in AR3 (journal no. 237)
256 4/7/2022 9:15:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message which other neutral power entered this turn?
255 4/7/2022 8:06:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Message Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but you can't do that. Only 1 neutral country can enter per turn. (9.5.2.2.)

In the last AR, it was the BEF that took the losses (it has to take losses first in a British attack)
254 4/7/2022 1:51:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message Standard distro for BU units, 2x BUc in Sofia, 1 each in Ftrumitsa, Philippoli, Kazanlik, & Burgas
253 4/7/2022 1:49:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #34: 5 / Bulgaria
Bulgaria joins the CP.

War Status increased to 10

Message from Central Powers:
What BR units took casualties from the Liege attack?
252 4/7/2022 4:01:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message Argh, you're right of course.

Well, FR2 Belfort attacks then (and would have done so even if I'd been working on correct intelligence!)

Your die roll gives a 2-1 result which eliminates the corps. No advance by FR2.

I really have to do better keeping track of stuff.
251 4/6/2022 7:03:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message there was a single GEc there, moved on message 198, but I kind of buried it with a trench roll
250 4/6/2022 3:17:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Message Not sure I understand the last one. The French army moved to Mulhouse, the trench is destroyed automatically, then it moves back to Belfort. There's no fort, so no obligation to stay in Mulhouse.

Or am I missing something again?
249 4/6/2022 2:54:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
4


Message from Central Powers:
Mulhouse (just in case you only roll a 1)
AP 2A
CP 3c
248 4/6/2022 2:53:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message shit forgot my own cc... oh well. GE10 elim to GE(c), whole stack retreat Aachen via Koblenz
advance?
247 4/6/2022 2:51:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
3


Message from Central Powers:
Liege
AP 13A+1
CP 15A
246 4/6/2022 2:49:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message ah gotcha, yeah you had me worries, thought you were about to end the game on something I didn't see lol
245 4/6/2022 11:16:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Combat #19: 2 / Air Superiority
A BR or FR attack adds +1 drm. ANA, AUS, CND, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose.

Message from Allies:
244 4/6/2022 11:15:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #21: 2 / Phosgene Gas
A FR attack adds +1 drm.

Message from Allies:
Brussels attacking Liege.
Air Superiority CC

FR2 round-trips to Mulhouse to destroy the trench
243 4/6/2022 10:37:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message Ignore me, I'm an idiot. I hadn't put GE12 on the map.

Sigh.
242 4/6/2022 10:20:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message huh yeah I'm still not seeing it, but maybe I don't understand some aspect of the supply rules. I'll stand by the move either way.
241 4/6/2022 9:35:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message Ivangorod -> Breslau and Gorlice -> Olmuetz
240 4/6/2022 9:29:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message where does the OOS threat come from? I'm not seeing it
239 4/6/2022 5:00:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message Mike,

I just realised I should have given you an OOS warning for Oppeln and Cracow last turn.

Would you like to redo your move?

Bests
Geoff
238 4/6/2022 1:40:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #26: 4 / Place of Execution
May only be played after the "Falkenhayn" and before the "H-L Take Command". A GE attack vs. an undestroyed FR fort space adds a +2 drm. May be played alone as an event (for War Status) if all FR forts are already destroyed.

Replacement points: AH: 2, BU: 1, GE: 3, TU: 1

Message from Central Powers:
237 4/5/2022 5:16:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #16: 5 / Romania
May not be played after "Fall of the Tsar". Romania joins the Allies. See also 9.5.2.5 for restrictions on play as a non-event when CP are at TW.

War Status increased to 8

Message from Allies:
236 4/5/2022 12:33:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #22: 3 / German Reinforcements (12th Army)
12th Army, 1 corps.

Message from Central Powers:
Breslau

Can't imagine what you mean, I've heard Martin is a lovely vacation spot....
235 4/5/2022 9:38:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Combat #5: 2 / Putnik
May only be played in 1914 and 1915. SB units get a +1 drm for an attack or defense.

Message from Allies:
Just saw that I forgot to throw this in, although I announced it and you counted in it in the combat.
234 4/5/2022 9:36:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message No thanks - I think I'll keep my head out of the lion's jaws there, I think!
233 4/5/2022 8:51:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message lol yeah it's getting spicy over there, advance into Martin?
232 4/5/2022 8:47:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
I'll take the liberty of doing the Belfort dig roll. Not as exciting was what's happening in Hungary but still...
231 4/5/2022 8:46:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Message SB1, SBc both flip then.


230 4/5/2022 8:32:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message AH(6) & AH(c) in Pecs elim
229 4/5/2022 8:31:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
6


Message from Central Powers:
Pecs
AP 3A+1
CP 2A
228 4/5/2022 8:30:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message AHc elim, retreat to Brun
227 4/5/2022 8:29:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
4


Message from Central Powers:
Martin
AP 3A
CP 2c
226 4/4/2022 5:17:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #30: 4 / Salonika
Allied player must SRs at least one and up to 3 BR/FR Corps (from Allied ports on the map and/or Reserve) only to Salonika (ANA, AUS, CND, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose). This counts as a SR action (see 9.3.3). May be played after Greek Entry provided Salonika is Allied controlled and subject to stacking limits.

Message from Allies:
1. RU2: Ivangorod to Miskolcz
2. Gorlice attacking Martin 3a vs 2c
3. Szeged attacking Pecs 3a+1 vs 2a
(Putnik combat card)
4. Belfort Dig
225 4/4/2022 2:45:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #20: 3 / Austria - Hungary Reinforcements (10th Army)
10th Army.

Message from Central Powers:
Budapest
224 4/4/2022 9:51:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
Trench roll for Belgrade
223 4/4/2022 9:51:00 AM Summer 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #28: 4 / Landships
Allows play of "Royal Tank Corps".

Message from Allies:
BRcs from Beersheba to Port Said
BR2 from London to Brussels
SB1, SBc from Belgrade to Szeged
RU3, RU5 from Uzhgorod to Mizkolcz
RU8 from Uzhgorod to Gorlice

trench roll for SB2 in Belgrade coming...
222 4/3/2022 10:42:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Message yep, it's been there for a minute, did a quick search and didn't come up on the message log current page, last message was 81 about GE2
221 4/3/2022 5:02:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Message I have GE2 in the eliminated box somehow. It's in Liege, isn't it?

220 4/3/2022 4:15:00 PM Summer 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #4: 2 / Severe Weather
Defending units in a mountain space in Fall/Winter or a swamp space in Spring/Fall get a +2 drm.

Message from Central Powers:
SRs
TUc Ankara to Nablus
GEc Bremen to Trent
219 4/3/2022 3:42:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Message Over to you for AR1!
218 4/3/2022 3:29:00 PM Summer 1915 Allies Draw Strategy cards
217 4/3/2022 11:56:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
6


Message from Central Powers:
MOs
AP
CP
216 4/3/2022 11:56:00 AM Summer 1915 Central Powers Draw Strategy cards
215 4/3/2022 11:56:00 AM Spring 1915 Central Powers End Turn
214 4/3/2022 11:55:00 AM Spring 1915 Central Powers Discard Strategy card #17: 2 / Mata Hari

Message from Central Powers:
I believe so, yeah about the VP spot, I'm tracking 7.
Holding 1
RPs:
AH: 2 - AH(2) Cracow flips// AH(4) Budapest flips (3-0)
BU: 1
GE: 3 - full (9-0)
TU: 1
213 4/2/2022 6:01:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Message RPs as below

* Ivangorod: (RU2) => RU2
* Uzhgorod: (RU3) => RU3
* Tarnow: (RUc) => RUc
* (RUc): AP Eliminated to AP Reserve Box (3,1)
* RU RPs: 0
* BR RPs: 0
* Paris: (FR6) => FR6
* FRc: AP Eliminated to AP Reserve Box (6,0)
* FR RPs: 0
* Belgrade: (SB2) => SB2
* Allied RPs: 0
212 4/2/2022 5:55:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
Siege roll for Beersheba

211 4/2/2022 5:53:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 2 / Russian Reinforcements (2 corps)
2 corps.

Message from Allies:
(RU3): Dubno to Uzhgorod
RU8: Dubno to Uzhgorod
* BRc: Port Said to Beersheba
* BRc: Port Said to Beersheba
* Fort Besieged at Beersheba.
210 4/2/2022 5:52:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Message You can have a VP rather than one of my corps. That puts it on 7, right?


209 4/2/2022 4:59:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #32: 3 / War in Africa
Permanently remove 1 full strength BR corps on the map or in the Reserve Box from the game or add 1 VP (Allied choice). If a full strength BR corps is not available, then a reduced BR corps may be used. ANA, AUS, CND, BEF, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose.


War Status increased to 8

Message from Central Powers:
208 4/2/2022 4:16:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #29: 4 / Yudenitch (RU Reinforcements)
Place the Russian CAU Army in any supplied space in Russia on the Near East map. Can enter prior to TU entry.

Replacement points: A: 1, BR: 2, FR: 2, IT: 1, RU: 3

Message from Allies:
207 4/2/2022 4:04:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Message Yikes. Well, it will all even out...
206 4/2/2022 12:25:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Message lol think the Kaiser sent some defective shovels to the front....
205 4/2/2022 12:25:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
6


Message from Central Powers:
Digs
Liege
Koblenz
204 4/2/2022 12:25:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 2 / Von Francois
A GE attack vs. RU units adds a +1 drm. May be used against spaces with RU and other nationalities.

Message from Central Powers:
Ops
Dig Liege
Dig Koblenz
203 4/2/2022 3:27:00 AM Spring 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
Trench roll
202 4/2/2022 3:27:00 AM Spring 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 3 / Russian Reinforcements (11th Army)
11th Army, 1 corps.

Message from Allies:
* RU8: Kharkov to Dubno
* (RU3): Kharkov to Dubno
* FR4: Paris to Verdun
* FR2: Nancy to Belfort

And a trench roll for Paris coming up
201 4/1/2022 5:11:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #11: 2 / Oberost
German units may now attack spaces containing RU forts. (They may always besiege such spaces). May still be played for War Status after CP War Status is 4 or higher.

War Status increased to 7

Message from Central Powers:
No advance on Czestochowa.
200 4/1/2022 3:42:00 AM Spring 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #1: 4 / British Reinforcements (2nd Army)
2nd Army, 1 corps.

War Status increased to 7

Message from Allies:
Czestochowa retreats to Ivangorod as per Great Retreat.

Advance?

RU10: Czestochowa to Ivangorod
(RU2): Czestochowa to Ivangorod
199 3/31/2022 9:08:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Central Powers:
Dig Metz
198 3/31/2022 9:08:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #24: 3 / Libyan Revolt (TU Reinforcements)
May only be played if there are no Allied units in the Libya space. Place the SN unit in Libya. SN unit is always in supply. Space converted by the SN units are checked normally during the Attrition phase.

Message from Central Powers:
Ops
GE7 Belfort to Strasbourg
GEc Metz to Mulhouse, & Dig attempt Metz
GE4 Oppeln v Czestochowa - CP 5A v AP 5A
197 3/31/2022 7:08:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
2


Message from Allies:
Trench rolls for Verdun then Nancy
196 3/31/2022 7:08:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Message Thanks!

For the two ops, activate Verdun and Nancy for Move.
* FR10: Verdun to Nancy
* FRc: Nancy to Melun



195 3/31/2022 5:59:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Message Hey! Yep sorry, I'll just post the cards below:

2 / Mata Hari
CP player may examine all cards in the Allied player's hand and then conduct Operations using this card.

4 / High Seas Fleet ***Played
High Seas Fleet sorties. Unless the Allied player plays the "Grand Fleet" as his next action, add 1 VP.

5 / Walter Rathenau ***Played
Add 1 extra GE RP during the Replacement Phase of every turn even if the CP did not play Replacements on a turn. Can be played for War Status after Independent Air Force.

3 / Libyan Revolt (TU Reinforcements)
May only be played if there are no Allied units in the Libya space. Place the SN unit in Libya. SN unit is always in supply. Space converted by the SN units are checked normally during the Attrition phase.

2 / Von Francois
A GE attack vs. RU units adds a +1 drm. May be used against spaces with RU and other nationalities.

2 / Oberost
German units may now attack spaces containing RU forts. (They may always besiege such spaces). May still be played for War Status after CP War Status is 4 or higher.

2 / Fortified Machine Guns
A GE entrenched defender adds a +1 drm.

3 / War in Africa
Permanently remove 1 full strength BR corps on the map or in the Reserve Box from the game or add 1 VP (Allied choice). If a full strength BR corps is not available, then a reduced BR corps may be used. ANA, AUS, CND, BEF, or PT do not qualify as BR for this purpose.
194 3/31/2022 5:16:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Message Hi Mike - did you see my message? I played Cloak and Dagger for event but I donít k no ow how to make your hand visible.

Bests
Geoff
193 3/31/2022 3:06:00 AM Spring 1915 Allies Message Don't know where the button is that flips all your cards!
192 3/31/2022 3:05:00 AM Spring 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #23: 2 / Cloak and Dagger
Allied player may examine all cards in the CP player's hand and then conduct Operations using this card.

Message from Allies:
191 3/30/2022 5:49:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #25: 4 / High Seas Fleet
High Seas Fleet sorties. Unless the Allied player plays the "Grand Fleet" as his next action, add 1 VP.

Replacement points: AH: 2, BU: 1, GE: 3, TU: 1

Message from Central Powers:
190 3/30/2022 1:54:00 PM Spring 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #27: 3 / Great Retreat
All RU units attacked this turn may retreat before combat. This must be announced before flank attempts, play of combat cards, and die rolls. No combat resolution takes place. The RU unit(s) must retreat 1 space. Full strength CP units may advance. Forts and non-RU units in space are still attacked. Aborted CP attacks still counts for MO purposes.

War Status increased to 6

Message from Allies:
189 3/30/2022 12:00:00 PM Spring 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #33: 5 / Walter Rathenau
Add 1 extra GE RP during the Replacement Phase of every turn even if the CP did not play Replacements on a turn. Can be played for War Status after Independent Air Force.

War Status increased to 6

Message from Central Powers:
188 3/30/2022 11:54:00 AM Spring 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
5


Message from Central Powers:
MOs
AP
CP
187 3/30/2022 11:52:00 AM Spring 1915 Central Powers Draw Strategy cards
186 3/30/2022 8:47:00 AM Spring 1915 Allies Draw Strategy cards L war cards added to deck.
185 3/30/2022 8:47:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies End Turn
184 3/30/2022 8:45:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies Message RPs

* RU8 to Kharkov
* (RU3) to Kharkov
* Basra (BRc) => BRc
* FR4 to Paris
* (SB2) to Belgrade
183 3/30/2022 7:57:00 AM Winter 1915 Central Powers Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Central Powers:
Siege roll for Belfort
182 3/30/2022 7:57:00 AM Winter 1915 Central Powers Discard Strategy card #2: 2 / Wireless Intercepts

Message from Central Powers:
RPs
AH: 1 - AH(4) Budapest flips (3-0)
BU: 0
GE: 2 - GEc x2 to RB (9-0)
TU: 1 - full
181 3/30/2022 7:53:00 AM Winter 1915 Central Powers Message AH2, AH11 flip in Cracow
180 3/30/2022 5:02:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #7: 2 / Severe Weather
Defending units in a mountain space in Fall/Winter or a swamp space in Spring/Fall get a +2 drm.

Replacement points: A: 0, BR: 1, FR: 1, IT: 0, RU: 1

Message from Allies:
179 3/30/2022 4:48:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies Message That's a 3-4 result.

RU(c) is eliminated and RU2 -> (RU2)
178 3/30/2022 4:46:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
Cestochowa defends...
177 3/30/2022 4:46:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
The brave defenders of Cracow sally forth...


176 3/29/2022 6:12:00 PM Winter 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Operations #29: 2 / 11th Army
The GE 11th Army (only) and any CP Corp(s) may stack together and be Activated for a cost of 1 OPS point. If a second CP army is present, then the activation cost for the space is 2 OPS points. Event can be played prior to German 11th Army Reinforcement Event and also if GE 11th is already permanently eliminated. This event does not supercede rule 12.1.11.


Message from Central Powers:
Ops
Novi Sad - AH(c) to Trieste, AH(5), AH(6) to Pecs
AH2, AH3, AH11 Cracow v Czestochowa - CP 9A v AP 6A
175 3/29/2022 5:49:00 PM Winter 1915 Allies Message BRc to Port Said
SBc to Belgrade
174 3/29/2022 5:49:00 PM Winter 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #8: 2 / Russian Reinforcements (2 corps)
2 corps.

Message from Allies:
173 3/29/2022 11:37:00 AM Winter 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #10: 3 / SUD Army
One AH unit and up to 2 GE corps may stack together and be Activated for a cost of 1 OPS point. A different stack may be chosen each Action Round. If a second AH unit or a second non-GE corps unit is present, then the activation cost is 2 OPS points. This event does not supercede rule 12.1.11.

Replacement points: AH: 1, BU: 0, GE: 2, TU: 1

Message from Central Powers:
172 3/29/2022 8:58:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #1: 4 / British Reinforcements (2nd Army)
2nd Army, 1 corps.

Replacement points: A: 1, BR: 2, FR: 2, IT: 1, RU: 3

Message from Allies:
171 3/29/2022 8:44:00 AM Winter 1915 Central Powers Play Strategy card as Event #5: 2 / Landwehr
CP player receives 2 extra RPs to immediately flip supplied reduced strength German units to their full strength side. They may not be spent to replace eliminated units. May not be played if Berlin is AP controlled or out of supply.


Message from Central Powers:
GE(4) Oppeln flips to full
GE(c) Bremen flips
GE(c) Koblenz flips
170 3/29/2022 8:18:00 AM Winter 1915 Allies Message Yep, seems reasonable.
I'll eliminate RU8 for two hits, and then flip the corps.
* Czestochowa: RU8 => (RU8) -> RUc => (RUc)

No advance
169 3/29/2022 8:09:00 AM Winter 1915 Central Powers Message so I'm tracking equal combat results from that, 5lf each but I think max I can sustain is to elim GE(c) and flip GE4

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