+ Reply to Thread
Page 97 of 232 FirstFirst ... 22 47 72 87 95 96 97 98 99 107 122 147 172 197 ... LastLast
Results 1,921 to 1,940 of 4639

Thread: Best Character Writer of the Week: cosmeIII

  1. #1921
    General Hardraade's Avatar
    Hearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonDeus VultEuropa Universalis 3

    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    The Empire State
    Posts
    2,431
    Congratulations, Director!
    Return to Glory: A Germania AAR
    WritAAR of the week for the week of 6-10-07, Favorite New Writer Overall for Q2 2007, Best Character Writer of the Week 7-18-08

    The Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt: A History

  2. #1922
    Human Enewald's Avatar
    200k clubArsenal of DemocracyHearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonCities in MotionCrusader Kings II
    Darkest HourDeus VultDungeonlandEast India Company CollectionEU3 Complete
    Divine WindFor The GloryFor the MotherlandHearts of Iron IIIHearts of Iron III Collection
    HOI3: Their Finest HourHeir to the ThroneImpireEuropa Universalis III: In NomineIron Cross
    Leviathan: WarshipsThe Kings CrusadeMagickaMajesty II CollectionMarch of the Eagles
    EU3 Napoleon's AmbitionVictoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: RomeRome GoldSemper Fi
    SengokuThe Showdown EffectVictoria 2Victoria II: A House DividedVictoria II: Heart of Darkness
    Rome: Vae VictisWarlock: Master of the ArcaneWar of the RosesEU Rome Collectors EditionEU3 Collectors Edition
    500k clubEuropa Universalis IV: Pre-orderEUIV: Wealth of NationsEUIV: Conquest of Paradise

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Hellsinki,Finland
    Posts
    22,745
    Gratz!

  3. #1923
    Maestro Director's Avatar
    For the MotherlandHearts of Iron IIIHeir to the ThroneEuropa Universalis III: In NomineEU3 Napoleon's Ambition
    Victoria: RevolutionsSemper FiVictoria 2Victoria II: A House DividedVictoria II: Heart of Darkness
    EU3 Collectors Edition500k clubEuropa Universalis IV

    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Location
    York PA
    Posts
    4,043
    The time has come to pass the baton along to the next runner. For my choice, I give you:

    ComradeOm, for his characters in So Far From God, an AAR of Mexico.

    The Comrade has written this one in historybook style. So why does it qualify for a Character Writer award? Because he has the knack of bringing a character's basic motivations to light in a few quick strokes - direct, deft, elegant. You may not find deep insights into the motivations of, say, Santa Anna, but you will be told everything you need to know in order to understand why the character does the things he does. Equally important, ComradeOm's characters remain true in their actions to their character as he has described it: in short, he lets his characters stand and fall according to who they are, rather than who we might wish them to be.

    Join me now in a warm round of applause for our newest awardee. Then do yourself a favor and go read 'So Far From God.'
    "That which does not kill me, has made a grave tactical error." - Jerry Pournelle

    Seven AARs and a picture, too: Director's Inkwell

  4. #1924
    Detective Lt., Police Squad Eams's Avatar
    Arsenal of DemocracyDarkest HourEU3 CompleteHearts of Iron IIISemper Fi

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Gothenburg, Sweden
    Posts
    1,321
    Congratulations Comrade! Much deserved!
    "Taking over the world with the USSR isn't a mission... it's just a passtime." -blue emu

    o=||==Official=Poet=Lauerate=of=Suenik==||=o

    Proud recipient of one phargle-O==|======-

  5. #1925
    Tzar of all the Soviets RGB's Avatar
    Hearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonCrusader Kings IIDeus VultEast India CompanyEuropa Universalis 3
    Hearts of Iron IIIEuropa Universalis III: In NomineEU3 Napoleon's AmbitionVictoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: Rome
    Victoria 2Rome: Vae VictisMount & Blade: With Fire and Sword

    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Between Kwikwetlem and Qayqayt
    Posts
    5,575
    Blog Entries
    2
    Congrats!
    The Russia Megacampaign - See my other work at my Inkwell

    A YeAAR's Education - Rurikovich in Crusader Kings 1066-1393

    From Rus to Russia - Kiev in EU3 1393-1836 - Get the Loading Screen Pack - Weekly Showcased AAR, 6/6/09 and 7/7/10 - WritAAr of the Week, 27/7/10 - Ambitions are denied and tasks appointed - Check out the first installment of the Medieval Atlas!

    Duke of Bonbon, and also Chevalier Grand Croix of the Ordre Militaire du Saint Christophe.

  6. #1926
    Heartbreaker canonized's Avatar
    200k clubHearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonCrusader Kings IIEuropa Universalis 3Europa Universalis: Chronicles
    EU3 CompleteDivine WindHearts of Iron III CollectionHOI3: Their Finest HourHeir to the Throne
    March of the EaglesVictoria: RevolutionsRome GoldVictoria 2Victoria II: A House Divided
    Victoria II: Heart of Darkness500k clubEuropa Universalis IV: Pre-orderEUIV: Wealth of NationsEUIV: Conquest of Paradise
    EUIV: Res Publica

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    You might very well think that ; I couldn't possibly comment
    Posts
    5,885
    Love your work , Omster ! Keep it up
    DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    The New Short AAR about Seduction , Manipulation , Intrigue , Mystery , and Revolution .
    -~= =~-
    T I M E L I N E S : What if Spain Failed to Control the World?
    Seventeen AARLand Choice Awards: Favourite Overall New WritAAR Q1 2007.
    Favourite Overall EU3 AAR: Q1 2007; Q2 2007; Q3 2007; Q4 2007; Q1 2008; Q2 2008; Q3 2008; Q4 2008
    Favourite Narrative EU3 AAR: Q1 2007; Q2 2007; Q3 2007; Q4 2007; Q1 2008; Q2 2008; Q3 2008; Q4 2008

    Three Times WritAAR of the Week: 4 March 2007 13 May 2007 & 28 March 2008;
    Twice AAR Showcase: 9 Dec 2007, 14 Jun 2009; Twice Best Character Writer: 9 Dec 2007, 13 Sep 2008

    Editor in Chief of The AARlander

  7. #1927
    Human Enewald's Avatar
    200k clubArsenal of DemocracyHearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonCities in MotionCrusader Kings II
    Darkest HourDeus VultDungeonlandEast India Company CollectionEU3 Complete
    Divine WindFor The GloryFor the MotherlandHearts of Iron IIIHearts of Iron III Collection
    HOI3: Their Finest HourHeir to the ThroneImpireEuropa Universalis III: In NomineIron Cross
    Leviathan: WarshipsThe Kings CrusadeMagickaMajesty II CollectionMarch of the Eagles
    EU3 Napoleon's AmbitionVictoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: RomeRome GoldSemper Fi
    SengokuThe Showdown EffectVictoria 2Victoria II: A House DividedVictoria II: Heart of Darkness
    Rome: Vae VictisWarlock: Master of the ArcaneWar of the RosesEU Rome Collectors EditionEU3 Collectors Edition
    500k clubEuropa Universalis IV: Pre-orderEUIV: Wealth of NationsEUIV: Conquest of Paradise

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Hellsinki,Finland
    Posts
    22,745
    Gratz!

  8. #1928
    GunslingAAR coz1's Avatar
    200k clubCrusader Kings IIDeus VultFor The GloryEU3 Napoleon's Ambition
    Victoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: RomeEU Rome Collectors EditionEU3 Collectors Edition500k club
    Europa Universalis IV

    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    Johns Creek, GA
    Posts
    11,065
    Blog Entries
    11
    Nice choice. Congrats.
    Northumberland Lives - new AAR for EUIV

    And check out the Guess the Author thread - back and active!

    The fAARq & Forum Rules
    Find all my AARs listed in The Ink Well

    Visit my blog at Hear the Hurd

  9. #1929
    Non sufficit orbis Lord E's Avatar
    200k clubHoI AnthologyEU3 CompleteDivine WindHearts of Iron III
    Heir to the ThroneEuropa Universalis: RomeSemper FiRome: Vae VictisEU Rome Collectors Edition
    EU3 Collectors Edition500k club

    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Somewhere in Europe
    Posts
    5,106
    Congratulations ComradeOm
    EUIII AAR: The lilies of France
    Awarded Best Character Writer of the Week 25. Feb 2007
    Awarded WritAAR of the Week 22. April 2007

    HoI2 AAR: Enig og tro til Dovre faller – A Norwegian AAR
    Awarded WritAAR of the Week 25. Sept 2005
    Awarded Weekly AAR Showcase 25. Jan 2006
    Awarded Fan of the Week 26. March 2006, 7. October 2007 and 10. November 2008
    Boer War AAR: Joe’s War- a Boer War AAR

  10. #1930
    Hijo de Santiago robou's Avatar
    Hearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonDeus VultEuropa Universalis 3Europa Universalis III: In NomineEU3 Napoleon's Ambition
    Victoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: RomeVictoria 2

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Bilbao, 1836
    Posts
    3,584
    Blog Entries
    2
    One of my favorite AARs. The writing is so superbly crafted, the characters, as Director pointed out, do what they would rather than what we wish; a point many of us could pick up on and I include myself. Anyway, many congratulations old friend!


    Sons of Santiago - Restored Narrative AAR for Victoria II

    Last Update: 25/09/2012

    -------------------------------------------------
    The Inkwell - All my, and many others, AARs in one place!
    I've Been Canonized! and made Patron Saint of TimeTravellers

  11. #1931
    Romanorum Imperator Augustus asd21593's Avatar
    Europa Universalis 3EU3 CompleteVictoria: Revolutions

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Paumanok
    Posts
    2,067
    Congrats, ComradeOm!
    My AAR Library
    -not writing at the moment-

  12. #1932
    Cisár všetkých Slovákov demokratickid's Avatar
    Deus VultEuropa Universalis 3Hearts of Iron IIIVictoria 2Mount & Blade: Warband

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    3,651
    Blog Entries
    20
    Congrats, sir! Well deserved!
    Current AAR: Das Vereinigte Königreich von Mitteleuropa - Last Updated: October 19, 2011
    My illustrious Inkwell is right here for your enjoyment!
    AWARDED: Irish Shamrock Cookie by King_Richard_XI
    I'VE BEEN CANONIZED

  13. #1933
    NOP-field present Moderator Qorten's Avatar
    61 games registered

    61

    200k clubArsenal of DemocracyCities in MotionCities in Motion 2Crusader Kings II
    DungeonlandElven Legacy CollectionEuropa Universalis 3Europa Universalis: ChroniclesDivine Wind
    For The GloryGettysburgHearts of Iron IIIHearts of Iron III CollectionHeir to the Throne
    Europa Universalis III: In NomineKing Arthur IILeviathan: WarshipsThe Kings CrusadeLost Empire - Immortals
    MagickaMajesty 2March of the EaglesEU3 Napoleon's AmbitionNaval War: Arctic Circle
    SengokuShip Simulator ExtremesSword of the StarsSword of the Stars IISupreme Ruler 2020
    Victoria 2Victoria II: A House DividedVictoria II: Heart of DarknessRome: Vae VictisMount & Blade: Warband
    Warlock: Master of the ArcaneMount & Blade: With Fire and SwordWar of the RosesPride of NationsRise of Prussia
    CK2: Holy KnightEU Rome Collectors EditionKnights of Pen and Paper +1 Edition500k clubEuropa Universalis IV: Pre-order
    Teleglitch: Die More EditionWarlock 2: The ExiledEUIV: Wealth of NationsEUIV: Conquest of ParadiseEUIV: Res Publica

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    AARland mostly...
    Posts
    4,015
    Congrats ComradeOm!


    When I use this color I am speaking as a Moderator.

  14. #1934
    General Hardraade's Avatar
    Hearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonDeus VultEuropa Universalis 3

    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    The Empire State
    Posts
    2,431
    Congratulations, ComradeOm!
    Return to Glory: A Germania AAR
    WritAAR of the week for the week of 6-10-07, Favorite New Writer Overall for Q2 2007, Best Character Writer of the Week 7-18-08

    The Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt: A History

  15. #1935
    Field Marshal
    Crusader Kings IIDeus VultHearts of Iron IIIVictoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: Rome
    Victoria 2Mount & Blade: WarbandEU3 Collectors Edition500k club

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Reserve Army of Labour
    Posts
    5,199
    I suppose that these things always come as a surprise but perhaps particularly so in this case given that I've been virtually absent from AARland after a rough few weeks. So thanks to Director for this nod (and for inadvertently supplying me, through his own AAR, with a list of American generals whom Santa Anna can test his wits against ), to my readers (especially those who have managed to keep up with my erratic schedule), and everyone above

    Santa Anna is just one of those fascinating characters from history that you'd dismiss as completely unrealistic if you didn't know better. He dominated Mexican politics for more than two decades; during which time he managed to fight, and occasionally defeat, the Spanish (for and against), the French, Texans, Americans, and many, many Mexican armies. He was a liberal and a conservative; a patriot and a traitor; a shrewd businessman and relentless gambler. And all this is the historical figure... if anything the Santa Anna that features in my AAR must seem tame by comparison!

    Funnily enough, I recall reading as a child about some crazy Mexican president who held a funeral for his leg. The image stuck with me but the details were largely forgotten until Santa Anna cropped up in 'A Special Providence' and my interest in the character was sparked again. So thanks once more to Director
    Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in the ancient Greek republics: freedom for the slave-owners
    VI Lenin

  16. #1936
    Field Marshal
    Crusader Kings IIDeus VultHearts of Iron IIIVictoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: Rome
    Victoria 2Mount & Blade: WarbandEU3 Collectors Edition500k club

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Reserve Army of Labour
    Posts
    5,199
    Okay, time to pass this honour on. I'm slightly late but there was a little affair called St Patrick's Day interrupting my week. I'm sure you all understand

    Regardless, one of the very few advantages to dropping out of AARland for a while is the wealth of fresh talent invariably greets your return. One that's jumped out at me of late is a tale of a battling Polish king, his dysfunctional family, and the harsh realities of governing medieval Poland. Check out how Boleslaw Piast is doing in My brother, my king. Polish AAR and join me in congratulating Fluffammable
    Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in the ancient Greek republics: freedom for the slave-owners
    VI Lenin

  17. #1937
    Cisár všetkých Slovákov demokratickid's Avatar
    Deus VultEuropa Universalis 3Hearts of Iron IIIVictoria 2Mount & Blade: Warband

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    3,651
    Blog Entries
    20
    Congrats, Fluffammable!

    Love the username, btw...
    Current AAR: Das Vereinigte Königreich von Mitteleuropa - Last Updated: October 19, 2011
    My illustrious Inkwell is right here for your enjoyment!
    AWARDED: Irish Shamrock Cookie by King_Richard_XI
    I'VE BEEN CANONIZED

  18. #1938
    Romanorum Imperator Augustus asd21593's Avatar
    Europa Universalis 3EU3 CompleteVictoria: Revolutions

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Paumanok
    Posts
    2,067
    Congratulations, Fluffammable!
    My AAR Library
    -not writing at the moment-

  19. #1939
    Hijo de Santiago robou's Avatar
    Hearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonDeus VultEuropa Universalis 3Europa Universalis III: In NomineEU3 Napoleon's Ambition
    Victoria: RevolutionsEuropa Universalis: RomeVictoria 2

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Bilbao, 1836
    Posts
    3,584
    Blog Entries
    2
    Congratulations!


    Sons of Santiago - Restored Narrative AAR for Victoria II

    Last Update: 25/09/2012

    -------------------------------------------------
    The Inkwell - All my, and many others, AARs in one place!
    I've Been Canonized! and made Patron Saint of TimeTravellers

  20. #1940
    Heartbreaker canonized's Avatar
    200k clubHearts of Iron 2: ArmageddonCrusader Kings IIEuropa Universalis 3Europa Universalis: Chronicles
    EU3 CompleteDivine WindHearts of Iron III CollectionHOI3: Their Finest HourHeir to the Throne
    March of the EaglesVictoria: RevolutionsRome GoldVictoria 2Victoria II: A House Divided
    Victoria II: Heart of Darkness500k clubEuropa Universalis IV: Pre-orderEUIV: Wealth of NationsEUIV: Conquest of Paradise
    EUIV: Res Publica

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    You might very well think that ; I couldn't possibly comment
    Posts
    5,885
    Very many congratulations
    DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    The New Short AAR about Seduction , Manipulation , Intrigue , Mystery , and Revolution .
    -~= =~-
    T I M E L I N E S : What if Spain Failed to Control the World?
    Seventeen AARLand Choice Awards: Favourite Overall New WritAAR Q1 2007.
    Favourite Overall EU3 AAR: Q1 2007; Q2 2007; Q3 2007; Q4 2007; Q1 2008; Q2 2008; Q3 2008; Q4 2008
    Favourite Narrative EU3 AAR: Q1 2007; Q2 2007; Q3 2007; Q4 2007; Q1 2008; Q2 2008; Q3 2008; Q4 2008

    Three Times WritAAR of the Week: 4 March 2007 13 May 2007 & 28 March 2008;
    Twice AAR Showcase: 9 Dec 2007, 14 Jun 2009; Twice Best Character Writer: 9 Dec 2007, 13 Sep 2008

    Editor in Chief of The AARlander

+ Reply to Thread
Page 97 of 232 FirstFirst ... 22 47 72 87 95 96 97 98 99 107 122 147 172 197 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts