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    Weekly AAR showcase - 1914-1924 British interests; British honour ...

    I have the honour to choose for the next weekly AAR showcase. A lot of AARs made it a difficult decision, but as a historically interested I really enjoyed a HOI I (mod) AAR most. It can easily be read as a history lesson (albeit a bit biased), the author has put a tremendeous amount of effort into putting game developments into a historical plausible context and the considerations around in game moves read like real history. I know its not the first time the author is awarded, but after two years its time for a renewal . My congratulations to Allenby for a wonderful read experience and an AAR that really shows what dedicated authors can do with a game report: 1914-1924 'British interests; British honour; British obligations'
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    Congratulations Allenby !
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    congrats Allenby! VERY well deserved
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    Checking that out right now and congratulating you already before!
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    A most excellent choice. Congratulations Allenby.
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    Definitely well-deserved. Congrats, Allenby!

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    Congratulations Allenby!
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    Congratulations Allenby! Good timing for the award as your AAR has finally reached an end to fighting in Europe. (or has it? )
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    First of all congratulations Morgon1988, seems I forgot to say that last week…

    And then on to this weeks winner. Well done Allenby, your AAR is a masterpiece that keeps HoI1 alive. Congratulations sir
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    I don't usually read HoI I AAR's but I'll look into this. Congrats on winning the award!
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    Very well deserved Allenby.

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    Thank you, ladies!

    It continues to be an honour that people are prepared to grant recognition to an absurdly long story based upon an old computer game.

    So, thank you to my predecessor and as always, I am indebted to those here who have posted their congratulations who also happen to be the backbone of the story's readership.

    For those of you who may not be aware, the latest update can be viewed here:

    http://www.europa-universalis.com/fo...59#post7511159

    For those who have never read it and are in possession of three or four spare hours, the first part is here:

    http://www.europa-universalis.com/fo...902104#2902104

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    Congratulations, Allenby!
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    Congratulations Allenby. Your AAR has been around for awhile and certainly shows your dedications as a writer.
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    Hmm...bout time the showcase was passed on, isn't it? How about a successor, Allenby.
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    Allenby, before you do, I wanted to also wish you congratulations!

    I've read some of your work, and it's truly magnificent! Unbelievable! Indescribable!

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    Thank you, again.

    I am going to choose an AAR which takes the very concept back to its principles - a succinct account of how the author's game proceeded without excessive elaboration.

    Sematary's Kaiser's Germany is based upon the 1897 scenario of the 1914 modification, which prompted me to take an interest in it in the first place.

    So, well done - and I hope this encourages him to see the thing out to the conclusion of his game.

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    Nice choice, Allenby. Just read a few snippets and it is very interesting. Congrats Sematary!
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    Congratulations indeed.
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