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    Congratulations Fulcrumvale

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    Ah yes, so great at character building he gets the description wrong...

    That's it Konrad, leave him alone! :sigh:

    I honestly don't remember the initial description, so I couldn't be confused by it. No doubt his personal historians slipped in and wrote that part. I think the best characters are the ones who slip their molds and develop naturally - it seems Bernard did just that!

    It makes sense though, and that's why Bernard works so well: Given the situation in that time period, I could easily see Bernard getting...enthusiastic about getting and maintaining control. Well done and certainly well deserved!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fulcrumvale
    The award is a bit of an odd fit because I haven’t actually written Bernard in narrative format yet. So far, A History of Baden has been solely history-book format. I have been focusing a lot ton the characters and I have often given descriptions of their positions on various problems, but I’ve never really shown any of them in the process of thinking, weighing their options etc.
    Which is exactly why I decided to nominate you. Characterisation is hardly restricted to narrative, as your own AAR so ably demonstrates.
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    Ooh! I know this one!

    I've actually been reading History of Baden this past week. I voted for you for the AARLand Choice AwAARds, because I'm exceptionally impressed by your depth and storytelling in this AAR.

    I agree with Stnylan -- capturing a character is more than just a dramatic depiction. It's how you explain his motivations and how he fits into history, too.

    Congratulations, Fulcrumvale! Great work.

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    I'll add my echo to the chorus, congrats Fulcrumvale!
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    Congratulations Fulcrumvale! !
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    While I’ve enjoyed my week in the sun, it’s time to pass the torch. I hereby Catknight for his brilliant work with Konrad in Beyond Tannenberg II: The Knight's Tale and pretty much all of the characters in Resurrection: Rebirth of the United States .
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    Very many congratulations CatKnight!
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    Well done, CatKnight. I've long admired the long-running characters you flesh out in your Resurrection and Tannenberg works. Good show, sir!

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    Congrats CatKnight! A very good choice, Fulcrumvale.
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    well done Catknight you deserve it.

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    congratulations CatKnight, as the other have said, a very deserved award

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    Well deserved CatKnight, congratulations
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    Knowing CatKnight's great ability to create characters, I can say this is entirely deserved, and perhaps even too long in coming!

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    indeed,very well-deserved.

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    Hey guys, sorry for the late response, but thanks for the nomination, its truely an honor! It's very nice to be getting awards despite my obvious lack of involvement around here lately. That should all change soon though, keep an eye out for me and thanks again!
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    Congratulations, CatKnight! I second the sentiment about 'all the characters' in Resurrection being deserving of award.
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