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    This Week's Nominee

    Since it is now my turn to pass the torch, I have chosen this week's winner to be Farquharson's The Stuff of Kings!

    Farquharson manages to mix both an engaging narrative gameplay element with many humourous moments, especially in-game dialogues between characters. Long may it continue!
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    December must be your month, Farquharson. 3 times over the span of 6 years you have won WoW...each time in December.

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    Congrats Farquharson!


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    Many congratulations farq. Well deserved
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    Farquharson's still around? I need to go check this out. I remember his.... actually I can't remember which AAR of his made me remember his name and go "Oh! That guy!", but I do remember it was funny. Senility is a terrible thing. Congrats!
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    Congratulations Farquharson !
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    felicitations!

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    Thank you so much AllmyJames for this nomination! As I said in the AAR, it came at an appropriate moment when inspiration was flagging, so it has spurred me on! And many thanks to everyone else who's been reading as well - it's always a pleasure to hear from you! And of course, thank you for the all the messages of congratulations.

    You're right, coz1, by some fluke I always seem to get "hit" in December! Actually, now that I look at it, it isn't just always in December, it's also always a German AAR... now what does that say?? I fondly remember the first time I won this august award, in 2003, for my very first AAR (EU2 Brandenburg) - just one of the many welcoming aspects of AARland. However to my shame the second occasion was rather hazy in my memory and I had to look up which AAR it was for (actually CK Passau). So I will do my best to pass it on to a worthy newcomer when the time comes! I'm off to scour the forums right now...
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    And now the time has come to choose this week's WritAAR of the Week. Who should it be? The task of choosing has certainly got me out and about and visiting forums I haven't been in for a while and reading work by folks I haven't read for a while. I was hoping to be able to switch game and not let the WoW get stuck into a CK rut, and in the end I've compromised by choosing to pass the award to Tommy4ever, who is doing a great job of what I could never do, keeping two AARs going at once:

    In CK: Through Rivers of Blood and Mountains of Gold - The Story of The House of D'Albon
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    I can't claim to have been following the HOI one, but I've enjoyed the clear and readable style of the CK one. It's also fast-moving (1 update per ruler) but with enough detail to give the all-important human interest side without which a CK AAR just doesn't seem right.

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    Congrats Tommy4ever!


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    Excellent choice Farquharson!

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