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    Ladies and gentlemen! :D

    It is time to announce the winners of the H1 2020 ACAs!

    First, some statistics:

    • Six AARs got 10 points or more, out of a total 89 AARs voted on.
    • 27 AARs got 1 vote.
    • The writAARs with the biggest number of AARs in the vote was Bullfilter and yours truly, both with 4 AARs.
    • The category with the most AARs nominated was CK2 by far, with 25 AARs nominated.
    • The category with the least AARs nominated was Imperator: Rome, with only three AARs nominated.

    With that settled, here are the results!

    We start with Europa Universalis IV, where 12 AARs were nominated. The winner was Here Dwells God - A Jewish Poland AAR, Part Two, by @Tommy4ever , with 5 votes. Closely followed by The Lion and the Lilly - History of the Angevin Empire and Historical Record of the Regiment de Grenadiers a Pied de Normandie by @Crimson Lionheart and @cm_spitfire respectively on shared second place with 4 points. Shared third place was given to The Mad Princes of Denmark - Mildly Interactive AAR by @quicksabre and Italian Ambitions: A Florence AAR by @JerseyGiants88 with 3 points each. :)

    5Here Dwells God - A Jewish Poland AAR, Part TwoTommy4everhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/here-dwells-god-a-jewish-poland-aar-part-two.1399532/
    4The Lion and the Lilly - History of the Angevin EmpireCrimson Lionhearthttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-lilly-history-of-the-angevin-empire.1345308/
    4Historical Record of the Regiment de Grenadiers a Pied de Normandiecm_spitfirehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...nt-de-grenadiers-a-pied-de-normandie.1242741/
    3The Mad Princes of Denmark - Mildly Interactive AARquicksabrehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...es-of-denmark-mildly-interactive-aar.1356204/
    3Italian Ambitions: A Florence AARJerseyGiants88https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/italian-ambitions-a-florence-aar.916434/
    2Of Wittens and Wittelbachs: A History of Hussites, Protestants, Catholics, and Religious WarIvashankohttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...testants-catholics-and-religious-war.1391947/
    2The Quest for the amulet of Malik Bahram Lodi - A Sirhind AARDukoOfNorfolkhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...t-of-malik-bahram-lodi-a-sirhind-aar.1373610/
    2Punching Through with Prussiajscacohttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/punching-through-with-prussia.1383762/
    2Jumping around, the 1.30 editionSfanhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/jumping-around-the-1-30-edition.1399969/
    1Roman Restoration: A Byzantine CampaignLegosimhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/roman-restoration-a-byzantine-campaign.1319739/
    1The Great Religious War of 1562-1569, an AARCryptexhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-great-religious-war-of-1562-1569-an-aar.1393846/
    1Big Bad Belgium: Making the Largest Coalition Possible (1.29)firezatswill9https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-the-largest-coalition-possible-1-29.1291395/

    Second category is Crusader Kings II, where @JabberJock14 ran away from the competition with a whooping 13 points - the most in the entire ACA! They won for their Before Plantagenet - A House D'Anjou AAR . Second place was given to @TheButterflyComposer for their Lancaster: The King in the North with 8 points. Shared thirs place went to @Tommy4ever for the first installment of their Here Dwells God - A Jewish Poland AAR and @Green Rice with their Give 'Em the Ol' Basel Razzle-Dazzle - A Habsburg AAR . Both got 6 points.

    Crusader Kings II
    13Before Plantagenet - A House D'Anjou AARJabberJock14https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/before-plantagenet-a-house-danjou-aar.1014631/
    8Lancaster: The King in the NorthTheButterflyComposerhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/lancaster-the-king-in-the-north.1186196/
    6Here Dwells God - A Jewish Poland AARTommy4everhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/here-dwells-god-a-jewish-poland-aar.1387906/unread
    6Give 'Em the Ol' Basel Razzle-Dazzle - A Habsburg AARGreen Ricehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...l-basel-razzle-dazzle-a-habsburg-aar.1391615/
    5The Song of Wessexcoz1https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-song-of-wessex.1147547/
    4The People of the ForestDunadenhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-people-of-the-forest.1230760/
    4A Kingdom in the Clouds: A Ü-Tsang AARRossNhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/a-kingdom-in-the-clouds-a-ue-tsang-aar.1196142
    2History 303 – The Third Kingdom (A CK2 Jerusalem AAR)Dunadenhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...he-third-kingdom-a-ck2-jerusalem-aar.1387909/
    2A Fist to the Dark-Blooded: A (Hopeful) Megacampaign AARDiagorasCinnahttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...k-blooded-a-hopeful-megacampaign-aar.1360189/
    2Letters of the Iconoclast5arhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...he-iconoclast-theme-of-thracesia-aar.1379645/
    2Lords of the Caucasus: A Bagratid Armenia AARWersonhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/lords-of-the-caucasus-a-bagratid-armenia-aar.1352610/
    2Games of Death in the Court of the FæLord Decobiushttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/games-of-death-in-the-court-of-the-fae.1311472/
    2Jerusalem Calling - A Khazarian AARterr0rizmhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/jerusalem-calling-a-khazarian-aar.1166410/
    2Whiteshirts of England: A History of the Hvitserk Dynasty of Jorvik AARtpmcintyhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...f-the-hvitserk-dynasty-of-jorvik-aar.1028954/
    2Blut und Schlacht (Blood and Battle): A Learner's SagaBullfilterhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...cht-blood-and-battle-a-learners-saga.1045928/
    2Rise of the Folkungs, A Nordic AARstreaker77https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/rise-of-the-folkungs-a-nordic-aar.1147867/
    2Road of Queens - CKII India AAREurasiahttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/road-of-queens-ckii-india-aar.1035262/post-23074843
    1House Targaryen: The Abridged Works of Maester JonRemfulhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-abridged-works-of-maester-jon.1258849/page-5
    1Mistresses of the Jungle – Amazonia AAR (Warhammer: Geheimnisnacht)dark_melancholyhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...mazonia-aar-warhammer-geheimnisnacht.1044156/
    1The dynasty which wouldn't die - a Zengi AARYvanoffhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-dynasty-which-wouldnt-die-a-zengi-aar.1372057/
    1Broken Eagle: Byzantium in the Late Middle AgesYpestis26https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/broken-eagle-byzantium-in-the-late-middle-ages.1355590/
    1The Crusader Queen - A Kingdom of Jerusalem AARJSB217118https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-crusader-queen-a-kingdom-of-jerusalem-aar.1379712/
    1The Wolves of Westseaxna-a tale of WessexAsantahenehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...of-westseaxna-a-tale-of-wessex.969152/page-35
    1Lady Macbeth II - An Earldom of Buchan 1066 AARFiftypencehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/lady-macbeth-ii-an-earldom-of-buchan-1066-aar.1393723/
    1For The Were No More Worlds To ConquerHistoryDudehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-worlds-to-conquer-a-lux-invicta-aar.1395382/

    The third category is Victoria II, where 14 AARs were nominated. Competition was tough, but in the end @mad orc won with their Jihad on the Savannah: A Vic2 serious Sokoto AAR , with 12 points. Second place went to @DensleyBlair for their Echoes of A New Tomorrow: Life after Revolution in the Commonwealth of Britain with 11 points. Shared thirs place went to @Jape for their May the Sun Never Set: A British AAR and @volksmarschall for their Empire for Liberty: America in the Long Nineteenth Century , both with 8 points.

    Victoria II
    12Jihad on the Savannah: A Vic2 serious Sokoto AARmad orchttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...e-savannah-a-vic2-serious-sokoto-aar.1362329/
    11Echoes of A New Tomorrow: Life after Revolution in the Commonwealth of BritainDensley Blairhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...ution-in-the-commonwealth-of-britain.1201433/
    8May the Sun Never Set: A British AARJapehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/may-the-sun-never-set-a-british-aar.1394423/
    8Empire for Liberty: America in the Long Nineteenth Centuryvolksmarschallhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...in-the-long-nineteenth-century.981654/page-34
    6The Most Sublime Porte - An Ottoman AARRiotkillerhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-most-sublime-porte-an-ottoman-aar.1127418/
    4Vpřed, Zachadie! A 20th Century HtA Zachadia AARKienzlehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/vpred-zachadie-a-20th-century-hta-zachadia-aar.1393683/
    4The Eastern Vikings, Part 3RedTemplarhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-vikings-part-3-baltic-mega-campaign.1370943/
    41901: Essays on the End of the Victorian Era - A British AARBigBadBobhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...d-of-the-victorian-era-a-british-aar.1401290/
    3Annuntio Vobis: A Papal History of Italyslothinatorhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/annuntio-vobis-a-papal-history-of-italy.1402469/
    2Hohenzollern Empire, Part 5zenphoenixhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...eich-megacampaign-in-new-world-order.1022999/
    2March of the Eagle: an interactive Victoria 2 Prussia AARTom D.https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...n-interactive-victoria-2-prussia-aar.1381257/
    2The Liberty Bell Rings: The Story of the Free American Commonwealthtrekfanhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...ry-of-the-free-american-commonwealth.1044338/
    2The Last Piratemad orchttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-last-pirate-please-comment-pals.1259003/
    1Gott mit Uns - A Mildly Interactive Prussian NWO AARSibCDChttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-mildly-interactive-prussian-nwo-aar.1204266/

    Next up is Hearts of Iron IV, where 9 AARs were nominated. It was won handily by our resident Fan of the Decade, @stnylan , for his The Thorn of the Rose, with 10 points. Shared second place went to @Le Jones for their A Royal Prerogative - A UK AAR and @RedTemplar for their Patria, Justicia, y Libertad -- Synarchist Mexico AAR , both with 7 points. Third place went to @Henry v. Keiper for their Rise of Eagles - A Dream of White Russian Victory Mod AAR .

    Onto the next category, Stellaris had 14 AARs nominated, with first place taken by @RossN for their Stardancers - A Federations AAR , taking 10 points. Second place went to @Chilango2 for their Songs of the Saiiban- A Poetic AAR with 6 points. Third place went to @Rawghi for their Pax Astra - A Stellaris AAR , which got 5 points.

    10Stardancers - A Federations AARRossNhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/stardancers-a-federations-aar.1364069/unread
    6Songs of the Saiiban- A Poetic AARChilango2https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/songs-of-the-saiiban-a-poetic-aar.1393906/unread
    5Pax Astra - A Stellaris AARRawghihttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/pax-astra-a-stellaris-aar.1362430/
    3No Love, No Comfort - A Stellaris Fanfiction [COMPLETE]Methonehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...fort-a-stellaris-fanfiction-complete.1375987/
    3Superior Arguments - A Stellaris AAReoncommanderhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/superior-arguments-a-stellaris-aar.1149584/
    2As we meet the void of spaceNikolaihttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/as-we-meet-the-void-of-space.1377675/
    1The StormbreakersMacavity116https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-stormbreakers-a-stellaris-story.1281571/
    1Thy Will Be Done | A Scion AAREliasTobiashttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/thy-will-be-done-a-scion-aar.1387291/
    1A Never Ending Strugglecrisrkohttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/a-never-ending-struggle.1307129/
    1The Charnel Child (fanfiction)JackGoosehttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-charnel-child-fanfiction.1236841
    1The Great Nagyari EmpireNikolaihttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-great-nagyari-empire.1326363/
    1We Are Sildor - A Federations AARNikolaihttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/we-are-sildor-a-federations-aar.1359854/
    1The Past of Solar CommonwealthQortenhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-past-of-the-solar-commonwealth.1391671/
    1The Veil of Mind and EmpireMr. Capiatlisthttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-veil-of-mind-and-empire.1363963/

    Then we come to the second to last category, Imperator: Rome, which only got 3 AARs nominated. My own Rule Kartago got the top spot, with 4 points. Second place was Dawn of a New Day by @Jehzir , gaining 3 points. On third place came @Stuckenschmidt 's The Eternal City - A Rome AAR with one point.

    Last, but certainly not least, comes the Other Games category, as always dominated by Hearts of Iron 3, although other games also got their chance to shine. @Bullfilter got no less than 3 AARs nomintated here, and cashed in on both first and second place! First place was their Europa Universalis: Rome AAR Civis Romanus Sum (An EU-Rome Vae Victis AAR) , gaining 10 votes. Second place went to Talking Turkey: Alternate History from 1936 with 7 points. Second place was shared with @Wraith11B and their Der Adler, der Wolf, und die Sonne: Die Geschichte des Stahlpakts. Shared third place went to @roverS3 's 'Odin' and Stalin's Secret Committee and @Eurasia 's Utsumimiya's War - HoI3(TFH) Japan AAR , both with 6 points.

    10Civis Romanus Sum (An EU-Rome Vae Victis AAR)Bullfilterhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/civis-romanus-sum-an-eu-rome-vae-victis-aar.1102893/
    7Talking Turkey: Alternate History from 1936Bullfilterhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/talking-turkey-alternate-history-from-1936.996127/
    7Der Adler, der Wolf, und die Sonne: Die Geschichte des StahlpaktsWraith11Bhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-sonne-die-geschichte-des-stahlpakts.1067851/
    6'Odin' and Stalin's Secret CommitteeroverS3https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/odin-and-stalins-secret-committee.1000475/
    6Utsumimiya's War - HoI3(TFH) Japan AAREurasiahttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/utsunimiyas-war-hoi3-tfh-japan-aar.1269819/
    3Inevitable Defeat - Slovakia '44El Piphttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/inevitable-defeat-slovakia-44.571801/
    3Quick and Dirty 2: A Soviet Resurgence (HOI3 - March 1944 start)Bullfilterhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...iet-resurgence-hoi3-march-1944-start.1301171/
    3Shōwa Democracy - A Darkest Hour Kaiserreich Cold War AAR (Japan)Healthhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...-hour-kaiserreich-cold-war-aar-japan.1302438/
    3A wehraboo and a hat in charge of Italy" A story AARFarskyhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/foru...a-hat-in-charge-of-italy-a-story-aar.1312087/
    2The Butterfly Effect: A British AAREl Piphttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/the-butterfly-effect-a-british-aar.229679/
    1Atlas of Alternate HistoryJ_Masterhttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/atlas-of-alternate-history.1286493/
    1For King Haakon and the Fjords!El Piphttps://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/for-king-haakon-and-the-fjords.234620/

    And with that, I thank you all for voting and wish all the winnAARs a hearthy congratulations! :D I'll be back in a couple months with Q3 2020 if not the apocalypse takes us in the mean time. ;)
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