7. SEQUENCE OF PLAY

7.1        GAME TURN PHASES

7.2        ORDER OF PLAY

7.3        SEQUENCE OF PLAY

7.1  GAME TURN PHASES:

7.11  Each game turn consists of the following phases:

A. Random Events phase.

B. Income phase.

C. Economic phase

D. Diplomatic phase.

E. Crisis phase.

7.2  ORDER OF PLAY:

7.21  Except where otherwise stated, the order of play in each phase is Germany, Italy, Britain, France and Russia.

7.3  SEQUENCE OF PLAY:

7.31 The sequence of play and the order of play within each phase is summarized below.

 

Sequence of Play Summary

Random event phase

Draw random events (any sequence)

Draw Russian purge card (Russia only)

Reveal public random events

Income phase

Determine incomes (simultaneous)

Economic phase

All three segments are carried out secretly, then revealed.

Industrial segment

Factory conversion

Research segment

Assign activity counters to research

Assign research points

Construction segment

Unit construction and shipbuilding (simultaneous)

Reveal factory conversion, research results, construction.

Diplomatic phase

Assign military and diplomatic counters (Axis, Russia, Allies, Axis).

Reveal diplomatic random events, diplomatic counters.

Play covert operations, Russian subversion

Resolve diplomacy

Crisis phase

Axis aggression

Allied declarations of war

Pre-emptive declarations of war