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Entry # Time Turn Player Card Number Ops Type Entry
388 3/18/2020 11:00:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 9 3 Event #9: 3 / Olympic and Coronet
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:
My final play for the turn.

SW PAC for 14 activations.

Battles in Seoul, Sasebo, Iwo Jima, and Tokyo. Log file is up. Over to you.
387 3/18/2020 10:56:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 9 3 o hand #9: 3 / Olympic and Coronet

Message from Allies:
386 3/18/2020 10:56:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 8 1 #8: 1 / Australian Coast Watchers
OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
385 3/18/2020 10:55:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 52 1 Event #52: 1 / Roosevelt-Nimitz-MacArthur
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: If this card is played as an event, the Allies have the option to discard a card of their choice and replace it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play).

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Discarding to reclaim Olympic and Coronet
384 3/18/2020 9:53:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 61 2 #61: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Back to you, no file.
374 3/18/2020 7:43:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 70 1 Event #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Reaction.
373 3/18/2020 6:30:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 57 2 Operations #57: 2 / Axiom
Activate: Any Commonwealth or Joint HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SW PAC for 4 activations

2M Division to Biak
BB Mass attacks Sasebo, battle A
CV Essex, CVL Cowpens to Rasa, join battle A
367 3/17/2020 1:54:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 12 2 Operations #12: 2 / Commander Rochefort
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.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
It hurts a bit to play this for OC, but...

SW PAC for 4 activations
BB Mass to Nagoya, battle A
CVL Cowpens to 3609, joins battle A
CV Intrepid, CV Franklin to 3508, join battle A

File is up. Over to you for reaction.
366 3/17/2020 12:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 15 3 Event #15: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Independence Campaign
Move the India marker to the unrest box, and if already in the unrest box move the marker to the Unstable 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:
360 3/17/2020 12:25:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 36 1 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:
358 3/17/2020 8:17:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 48 2 Operations #48: 2 / New China Army
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if SEAC HQ, for all others: 3 Conditions: Only ground and air units may be activated. Bonus: The Allies receive one Chinese ground replacement step for a reduced Chinese unit. This replacement step cannot be saved and is lost if not used immediately. Additionally, all Chinese army units may then be activated at no additional activation cost.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SW PAC for 4 activations

BB New Jersey to Osaka, Battle A
CV Franklin, CV Bunker Hill, CV Intrepid to 3308, join Battle A.

File up, over to you for reaction.
356 3/17/2020 7:46:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 6 2 ed Strategy card to discard pile #6: 2 / China Operation: Doolittle Raid Reprisal

Message from Japanese:
354 3/17/2020 7:19:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 6 2 Event #6: 2 / China Operation: Doolittle Raid Reprisal
Move the China marker one box to the left toward Government Collaped box, unless this would put the China marker in the China Collapsed box, in which case no effect. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
346 3/16/2020 6:39:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 34 2 Operations #34: 2 / Operation Culverin
Activate: Any Joint or Commonwealth HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Contions: Only Commonwealth units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
C PAC for 5 activations

7AF to Tainan (strat move)
BB New Jersey to Guam, Battle A
CV Franklin, CV Intrepid, CVL Bataan to 3714, join Battle A
343 3/16/2020 3:05:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 23 2 Event #23: 2 / PT Boats
Permanently remove the Japanese Barge marker. Flip the Japanese ASP marker to its No Barges side. If Japanese Barges are not currently in play (Japanese card 73) that event is permanently superseded. Place the PT Boat marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
330 3/16/2020 12:57:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 72 3 Event #72: 3 / Carrier Conversion: Reinforcement
3 Naval Replacements: The Japanese player receives 3 naval replacement steps. These are recorded as replacement steps, and may be used in the current or later turns. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
321 3/16/2020 10:14:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 9 3 card as Event #9: 3 / Olympic and Coronet
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:
SW PAC for 14 activations.

File is up. Back to you for reaction.
320 3/16/2020 3:00:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 25 3 Operations #25: 3 / Operation KA: Battle for the Eastern Solomons
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Allied Tactical Confusion: US aircraft carrier naval units have their attack strength reduced by 2 for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Back to you.
316 3/15/2020 5:38:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 37 3 Event #37: 3 / Operation Galvanic
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Only one ground unit (any size) may be activated during this Offensive. Banzai Charge: For the duration of this Offensive if ground combat occurs in a one hex island, the Allies add 2 to their ground combat die roll.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
CPAC for 9 activations

[CA Asia] to Tokyo, Battle A (just in case you have more reaction cards :)
[CA Northampton] to Jolo, Battle B
[CV Bunker Hill] to 2916, join Battle B
BB Mass, BB N. Carolina, 3M Division to Manila, Battle C
CV Essex, CV Enterprise, CVL Bellau Wood to 2914, join Battle C

File is posted, over to you for reaction. It's another surprise attack. So again no intel roll, only reaction cards.
315 3/15/2020 4:50:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 26 2 Operations #26: 2 / Chiang Kai-shek: Anti Communist Offensive
Move the China marker one box to the left toward Government Collaped box, unless this would put the China marker in the China Collapsed box, in which case no effect. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Moves only. Back to you.
309 3/14/2020 5:24:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 3 1 Operations #3: 1 / Prime Minister Curtin
2 Ground replacements: The Australians get two ground replacements that must be used immediately to bring Australian ground units from reduced to full strength, or from the eliminated plie to reduced strength or full strength, which are placed in any friendly Australian port. Any unused replacements are forfeit.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
I am going back to my old habit of putting my activations on the card play so I don't make that mistake again.

SW PAC for 3 activations.
No units move.
11 AF attacks Tarakan from Menado (Battle A)
[CVL Jacinto], [CV Wasp] join Battle A from Balikpapan.

File is up. Over to you for reaction.
308 3/14/2020 4:54:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 7 2 Event #7: 2 / Vinegar' Joe Stilwell
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: May only activate air and ground units. Merrill's Marauders: During any ground combat in any battles initiated by this Offensive, the Allied player adds 2 to all Allied ground combat die rolls for the duration of this Offensive due to the assistance of the 5307th Composite Group.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Cezary, this was the card I played as an event for AP2. If you check the log you will see I did not play a card between your JP1 and JP2 moves even though I announced the SEAC activations and moved the units in the file.

My apologies, I seem to be making more and more stupid little errors as the game goes on. I still have to play a card for AP4 and will get to it at some point this evening.
301 3/14/2020 1:22:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 75 1 Event #75: 1 / Submarine Attack
During an offensive before the beginning of the combat phase against any active Allied naval unit or any active Allied naval unit, if no battle are 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:
300 3/14/2020 9:48:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 44 2 Event #44: 2 / Operation Squarepeg
Activate: Anzac HQ only. Logistic Value: 2 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but the only ground unit that can be activated is the 3rd NZ division.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
ANZAC for activations.

Carriers raid Palau. File is posted, over to you for reaction. It's a surprise attack so no intel roll, only reaction cards.
299 3/14/2020 7:24:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 39 2 Event #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:
293 3/13/2020 5:18:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 46 3 Operations #46: 3 / Operation A-Go: Battle of the Philippine Sea
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 if Combined Fleet HQ, otherwise: 4. Intelligence: Intercept. Tactical Wire Intercepts: Allied aircraft carrier units have their defense values increased by two for the duration of the Offensive. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you.
286 3/13/2020 12:38:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 69 1 card as Event #69: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
285 3/12/2020 1:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 70 2 Event #70: 2 / Slim's Burma Offensive
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated. In addition, the Allied player receives the 7th Armored Brigade. Place this unit in any friendly in supply, Indian or Burmese port hex. If this condition cannot be met, the unit is permanently remove from the game.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC for 7 activations.

File is posted. Over to you for reaction.
273 3/10/2020 11:57:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 29 2 Event #29: 2 / Operation Toenails
Actiavte: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Artillery Support: During all battles for this Offensive, the Allies receive a +1 die roll modifier during Ground combat.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SW PAC for 6 activations.

One attack at Sinkawang. File posted, over to you for reaction.
268 3/8/2020 6:23:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 53 3 Event #53: 3 / Operation Forager II
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
CPAC for 9 activations.

Attacking Balikpapan. File up, over to you.
267 3/8/2020 4:06:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 59 3 Operations #59: 3 / Central Force: Conquest of Borneo
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Paratroopers: Eliminate a Dutch regiment that is within extended range of an active Japanese air unit and not within an unneutralized Allied air ZOI, while immediately placing a Japanese control marker in the hex or place a Japanese control marker in any unoccupied hex that is within extended range of an active Japanese air unit and not within an unneutralized Allied air ZOI.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Movements. Back to you.
261 3/7/2020 7:04:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 82 2 Operations #82: 2 / China Offensive
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:
SEAC for 3 Activations

SEAC Air attacks Singapore (Battle A)
SEAC LRB joins battle A
AUS Air to Palembang, join battle A

File up. Over to you for reaction.
258 3/5/2020 5:26:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 16 3 Operations #16: 3 / Operation RI: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
CF HQ active. Over to you.
250 3/1/2020 8:55:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 58 2 Event #58: 2 / Operation Romulus
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC for 5 Activations

15 BR Corps, 33 BR Corps to 2109 (Battle A)
AVG Air join Battle A
BB Warspite to 2109, join Battle A
CV Indomitable to 1910, join Battle A

File up, over to you for Reaction
249 3/1/2020 2:49:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 58 3 card as Operations #58: 3 / Western Force: Conquest of Sumatra
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Paratroopers: Eliminate a Dutch regiment that is within extended range of an active Japanese air unit and not within an unneutralized Allied air ZOI, while immediately placing a Japanese control marker in the hex or place a Japanese control marker in any unoccupied hex that is within extended range of an active Japanese air unit and not within an unneutralized Allied air ZOI.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you.
242 2/28/2020 11:54:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 4 1 Event #4: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
241 2/27/2020 3:49:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 40 3 Event #40: 3 / Operation Dexterity
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 if US SW HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
SW PAC for 7 activations

7AF LRB to Kwajalein
CA Northampton to Balikpapan [Battle A]
7 AF to Amboina, join Battle A
5 AF LRB to Sarong, join Battle A
BB Mass to Balikpapan, join Battle A
CV Wasp, CVL San Jacinto to 2717, join Battle A

File is posted. Over to you for reaction.
240 2/27/2020 3:10:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 53 3 o hand #53: 3 / Operation Forager II

Message from Allies:
No no no… small flaw in what I did. I'll rethink and try again.
239 2/27/2020 3:02:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 53 3 Event #53: 3 / Operation Forager II
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
C PAC for 9 activations

7AF LRB to Kwajalein
1M Division to Soerebaja
SF Bde to Guadalcanal
CA Northampton to Tokyo [Battle A]
BB Miss, BB Wash, BB N. Carolina to Davao [Battle B]
CV Lexington, CV Enterprise to 3116 [join Battle B]

File up. Over to you for resolution.
233 2/25/2020 9:11:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 10 3 Event #10: 3 / 2nd Operational Phase: Solomon Island Expansion
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: May only be played as an event if the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is on its Strategic Agreement side.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
CF HQ active. Over to you.
228 2/23/2020 6:42:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 80 1 Event #80: 1 / New Submarine Doctrine
The play of this card supersedes the events on Japanese cards 37 and 38 for the reminder of the game, even if they have not yet been played. Remove the Japanese escort marker from the game. Additionally, the Japanese lose all Submarine Warfare modifiers for the remainder of the game.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
226 2/22/2020 6:37:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 31 3 card as Operations #31: 3 / Black Day
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only air units may be activated.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
C PAC for 6 activations

1M Division to Kavieng
CA Northampton to Kavieng
[CA N. Orleans] to Oahu
2M Division to Kwajalein
BB Washington to Kavieng
SF Bde to Kavieng

File up, back to you.
210 2/19/2020 6:48:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 5 2 Operations #5: 2 / Operation Matador
Activate: Malaya HQ only. Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Intercept Conditions: Only ground and air units may be activated, plus the Force Z naval unit may be activated if it is in play and within range of the Malaya HQ. Singapore Defenses: If Singapore (2015) is a battle hex add 2 to the Allied air-naval combat die roll for the battle in that hex only.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
SW PAC for 4 activations

Attack on Davao by 5AF, 7AF, and Wasp.

File up. Over to you for intel and reaction.
208 2/18/2020 11:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 51 3 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:
Back to you.
199 2/17/2020 12:47:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 47 3 card as Event #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 7 Float Plane Tactics: Japanese CA naval units add 2 to their attack strengths for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
SS HQ active. Over to you.
193 2/13/2020 1:02:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 64 2 Event #64: 2 / Tradewind Taskforce
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
ABDA for 4 activations

SEAC Air Soerabaja to Batavia, attack Sinkawang (Battle A)
5AF joins Battle A from 1914
AUS Air Toloekbeteong to Soerabaja, attack Bandjermasin (Battle B)
7AF Sarong to Bali, join Battle B

File posted, over to you for reaction.
189 2/12/2020 4:41:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 61 1 Event #61: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play during an Offensive prior to 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: 0-4: Japanese lose one naval step* 5-7: Japanese lose two naval steps* (can eliminate a unit) 8-9: No Effect. *Japanese chooses Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Playing as a Reaction to your move.
185 2/12/2020 11:28:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 62 2 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). Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
CF HQ active. Moves only. Back to you.
180 2/11/2020 9:20:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 68 1 Operations #68: 1 / Submarine Attack
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.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
C PAC for 4 activations

7AF LRB attacks Truk from Buin (Battle A)
Lexington, Enterprise, Wasp from Kavieng to 4019, join Battle A

File posted, over to you for reaction.
179 2/11/2020 12:51:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 79 2 Operations #79: 2 / Tinian Raid: Japanese Attack B29 Base
If the Allied player has a B29 LRB unit within 8 hexes of Tokyo (3706) or in the China Air units box, the Japanese player rolls a die. On a die roll of: 0-4: Lose one B29 Air step* 5-6: Lose two B29 Air Steps (can eliminate a B29 air unit)* 7-9: No Effect *Japanese choice Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. No BH. Over to you.
174 2/9/2020 6:07:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 19 2 Event #19: 2 / Anakim Operation
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Conditions: Only ground and air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Use ABDA for 4 activations

AUS Air from Teloekbetoeng to Soerabaja, attack Bandjermasion (Battle A)
7AF from Sarong to Bali, join Battle A
1 IND Corps from 2108 to 2209
15 BR Corps from Rangoon to 2108

File posted. Over to you for reaction.
172 2/8/2020 8:32:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 38 2 Event #38: 2 / Operation Tarzan
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: The Allied player may only activate ground and air units, of which one must be a Chinese Army unit IF there is one on the map and in HQ range. If no such unit is available, this requirement is ignored.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC for 5 Activations

1 IND Corps, 33 BR Corps Rangoon to 2108
15 BR Corps Dacca to Rangoon (strat move)
66 Army Mandalay to Rangoon
4 IND Corps Calcutta to Madras

No battles or PBM. File posted. Over to you.
169 2/7/2020 4:43:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 62 3 Operations #62: 3 / Operation King II
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Conditions: may only be played as an event if at least one battle hex is declared in a Philippine hex.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
C PAC for 6 activations

2M Corps, BB Washington, [CA N. Orleans] from Oahu to Dutch Harbour, 1 ASP used
CA Northampton from Kavieng to Oahu, strat move
XI corps from Port Moresby to Lae (Battle A)
7AF LRB, join battle A from Buin

Over to you for any reaction.
157 2/7/2020 11:25:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 14 2 Event #14: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE
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

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Finally, signs of relief in the European war.
153 2/7/2020 11:13:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 3 2 Event #3: 2 / Col. Tsugi, Unit 82: Jungle Warfare
Activate: Any HQ Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Surprise Attack Conditions: Only Japanese ground units may be activated. Bonus: The Japanese player gains a +4 die roll modification in any ground combat that occurs in a Malaya, Jugnle or Mixed terrain hex for the duration of this operation.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you.
145 2/4/2020 8:38:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 15 2 card as Operations #15: 2 / Heroic Repair
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:
C PAC for 5 Activations

1M and N. Carolina attack Kwajalein (Battle A)
Lexington, Wasp, Enterprise to 4516, join Battle A

File posted
137 2/2/2020 12:59:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 74 3 Operations #74: 3 / Operation Iceberg
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:
SW PAC for 5 Activations

5AF Palembang to Soerbaja, attack Bandjermasin (Battle A)
7AF Sarong to Bali, join Battle A
Lexington, Wasp, Enterprise to 2519, join Battle A

File posted
133 2/2/2020 1:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 14 3 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:
CF active. Over to you for reaction.
129 2/1/2020 11:07:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 35 2 Event #35: 2 / Operation Ash
Activate: Anzac HQ only. Logistic Value: 2 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but the only ground unit that can be activated is the 3rd NZ division.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
ANZAC for 3 activations

Wasp, Enterprise, Lexington from Kavieng to 4617, attack Kwajelein [Battle A]

File posted, over to you for reaction.

Just a reminder that this is another surprise attack, unless you use a card to change the Intel condition.

128 2/1/2020 8:48:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 35 3 Operations #35: 3 / Operation KE: Guadalcanal Evacuation
Choose a Japanese occupied coastal hex. Up to 3 Japanese ground units in the chose hex and all adjacent hexes (that do not have to be coastal hexes) may conduct strategic naval movement (with no amphibious shipping points required) from these hexes to any single friendly port hex. No battles may be initiated. The move is unaffected by Allied air ZOI, however all other conditions for a strategic naval move apply.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
CF active. No battles. Over to you.
123 2/1/2020 7:28:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 1 1 Operations #1: 1 / Bataan Death March
Increase US Political Will by one if the Japanese control Manila (2813).

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Use C PAC for 4 activations

N. Carolina from Kavieng to Truk, Battle A
Wasp, Enterprise, Lexington from Kavieng to 4118, join Battle A

File posted. Over to you for reaction.
118 1/31/2020 1:03:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 50 3 Event #50: 3 / Ha-Go: Burma Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you for reaction.
117 1/30/2020 11:57:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 67 3 Operations #67: 3 / Curtis LeMay
Randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand if a B29 Long Range Bomber air unit is on a hex (not Air Units in China Box) within range of Tokyo.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
SW PAC for 5 activations

5AF Batavia to Palembang
I Corps Bangka to Palembang
R Corps Kendari to Biak (strat move)
1 MAW Gasmata to Biak
P Bde Biak to Koepang (strat move)

File posted, no battles. Over to you.
116 1/29/2020 2:50:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 73 2 Event #73: 2 / Ants: Japanese Barge Traffic Reinforcement
If the Allies have not yet played the PT Boats event (Allied card 23) the Japanese receive the Barge marker and flip the Japanese ASP marker to its Barges side. The Japanese can use Japanese Barge movement until the Allied play of the PT Boats event cancels this capability. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Moves only. Over to you.
110 1/28/2020 8:28:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 56 2 Operations #56: 2 / Typhoon Taskforce
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Use ABDA for 3 Activations

3 AUS Corps, I Corps Teloekbetoeng to Batavia [Battle A]
5AF LRB joins battle A from Soerabaja

File posted, over to you for reaction.
109 1/28/2020 10:15:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 3 2 o hand #3: 2 / Col. Tsugi, Unit 82: Jungle Warfare

Message from Japanese:
This from discard, so over to you.
108 1/28/2020 10:15:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 74 1 #74: 1 / Tokyo Rose: Mrs. Iva Ikuko D'Aquino
OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
107 1/28/2020 10:15:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 33 2 Event #33: 2 / Imperial Intervention
This event ends a Japanese inter-service rivalry. Flip the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: If this card is played as an event, the Japanese have the option to discard a card of their choice and re-place it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play).

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
And will discard as per event.
93 1/24/2020 9:09:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 13 3 Event #13: 3 / Operation Watchtower
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Intelligence: Surprise Attack Conditions: A maximum of one ground unit may be activated for this Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Just a reminder Cezary, the event specifies Surprise Attack, so no intel die roll is permitted.

SW PAC for 7 activations

Northampton from Guadalcanal to Mindano [Battle A]
7AF from Port Moresy to Menado, join Battle A

Lexington, Enterprise from Guadalcanal to 3617, attack Ulithi [Battle B]

7AF LRB from Sarong to Hollandia, attack Truk [Battle C]
Miss from Guadalcanal to Truk, join Battle C

M Bde from Guadalcanal to Vogelkop, (AA, 1 ASP)

To speed things up, prioritize hits in Battle A as 5AD, then the Rjuyo. For Battle C hit the 1AD first.
92 1/24/2020 9:02:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 13 2 Operations #13: 2 / JN 25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Conditions: May be played after an intelligence die roll, but not after the play of another intelligence reaction card. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
CF HQ active. Strat moves only. Over to you.
91 1/22/2020 11:45:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 49 1 Operations #49: 1 / Roosevelt Threatens Chungking
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: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Use ANZAC for activation

AUS Air to turn track (strat move)
Kent from Townsville to Darwin (strat move)

File posted. Over to you.
87 1/20/2020 11:34:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 54 3 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:
Over to you.
86 1/17/2020 7:21:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 77 2 Operations #77: 2 / Mao Tse Tung
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:
ANZAC for 3 activations

SEAC Air Sarong to Bali
1 AUS Corps Darwin to Soerbaja, strat transport
2 AUS Corps Townsville to Darwin, strat transport

No combat
PBM
SEAC Air to Soerbaja

File posted, over to you.
80 1/16/2020 1:21:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 31 3 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:
South HQ active. Over to you.
79 1/16/2020 7:01:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 65 3 Operations #65: 3 / MacArthur "moral obligation"
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Conditions: This card may only be played as an event if at least one battle hex is declared in a Philippine hex. Bonus: 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.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
SEAC for 4 activations

B Ind Div from Rangoon to Akyab
1 Ind Corps from Imphal to Rangoon
66 Chinese Army from Kunming to Mandalay
[6 Chinese] Army from Kunming to Lashio
73 1/15/2020 11:32:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 3 2 Event #3: 2 / Col. Tsugi, Unit 82: Jungle Warfare
Activate: Any HQ Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Surprise Attack Conditions: Only Japanese ground units may be activated. Bonus: The Japanese player gains a +4 die roll modification in any ground combat that occurs in a Malaya, Jugnle or Mixed terrain hex for the duration of this operation.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you.
66 1/13/2020 9:34:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 46 2 Event #46: 2 / Operation Brewer
Activate: SW HQ only. Logistic Value: 1 Intelligence: Surprise Attack.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
SW Pac for 3 activations
Miss from Guadalcanal to Rabaul [Battle A]
Lexington, Enterprise from Espiritu Santo to Baka, join Battle A
60 1/12/2020 3:21:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 76 2 Operations #76: 2 / Special Operation: Japan Attacks a B29 Base with Suicide Drop Squads
If the Allied player has a B29 LRB unit within 8 hexes of Tokyo (3706) or in the China Air units box, the Japanese player rolls a die. On a die roll of: 0-4: Lose one B29 Air step* 5-6: Lose two B29 Air Steps (can eliminate a B29 air unit)* 7-9: No Effect *Japanese choice Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you.
58 1/11/2020 10:33:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 2 1 Event #2: 1 / Imperial HQ Debate
Flip the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry Marker from its Strategic Agreement to its Inter-Service Rivalry side. No additional impact if Inter-Service Rivarly is already in effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
52 1/11/2020 2:03:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 48 3 Event #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.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you.
38 1/9/2020 7:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 11 2 Event #11: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE
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

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
33 1/8/2020 2:23:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 49 1 Operations #49: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
SS HQ active. Over to you.
31 1/7/2020 4:43:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 79 3 Operations #79: 3 / Soviets Invade Manchuria
China: If the Chinese government has not collapsed, move the China marker two boxes 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. Manchuria: If Tojo has resigned, then this card must be played as an event, and the following additional effect occurs: The Japanese permanently lose two Resource Hexes (3302 and 3303). Place a Soviet Flag in each hex. RESHUFFLE: If played as an Event or an OC, place this card back in the deck and the deck is reshuffled at the end of the game turn. If the Manchuria condition occurs, 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:
Use C PAC for 6 activations
7AF from Midway to turn track (strat move (8.33))
7AF LRB from Oahu to turn track
Enterprise, Lexington from Oahu to Espiritu Santo
W Bde to Eniwetok
211 activated, no move

Since no SR is possible at Eniwetok, no combat phase.
Eniwetok captured

PBM
211 Wake to Eniwetok
27 1/6/2020 3:31:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 57 3 Event #57: 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:
Over to you.
20 1/4/2020 11:27:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 67 2 Operations #67: 2 / Japanese Army/Navy: Central Agreement
This event ends a Japanese inter-service rivalry. Flip the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: If this card is played as an event, the Japanese have the option to discard a card of their choice and re-place it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play).

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South Seas HQ active. Over to you.
19 1/3/2020 4:18:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 4 1 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. In addition, 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.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
ABDA HQ placed in Tjilatjap.
14 1/3/2020 12:37:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 66 2 Operations #66: 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). Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
South HQ active. Over to you.
13 1/2/2020 4:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 83 2 Operations #83: 2 / China Offensive
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:
Use Malaya HQ for 2 activations
MA from Singapore to Palembang
8 Aus Div from Singapore to Tjilitjap (strat transport)
11 1/1/2020 11:58:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 56 3 Event #56: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major 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: 3 1943: 2 1944: 1 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Back to you.
10 1/1/2020 12:44:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 60 3 Operations #60: 3 / 20th Bomber Command
Randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand if a B29 air unit is located in the China air unit box.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Activate SW Pac (5 activations)
P Bde to Biak (strat transport)
[SL] corps to Manila
R Corps to Kendari (strat transport)
[FEAF] to Kendari
8 1/1/2020 10:13:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 55 3 Event #55: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major 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: 3 1943: 2 1944: 1 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Looks like I could draw Kondo, but ACTS doesn't have that option. So I stick with that I draw. Over to you.
7 1/1/2020 10:12:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 57 3 o hand #57: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory

Message from Japanese:
Nah, I cannot do that.
6 1/1/2020 10:10:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 57 3 #57: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
I use a Special Rule 17.25.E. Incredible hand ;]

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