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Episode 1: The Beginning, covering the events of 1336.

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Next time: Something happens!
 

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*Head shatters from excitement!*

Now that the excitement has worn over I must say it's awesome to be following one of your AARs from the start.
 
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Something happening on Iceland!!! I am sure generations of Icelanders will look back fondly to the day something actually happened :D. Will be following this.
 

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Alfie! Are the Crovans laid permanently to rest? :(

Likewise, the combination of you and Crusader Kings tends to produce good stuff. Subscribed.
 

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*Head shatters from excitement!*

Now that the excitement has worn over I must say it's awesome to be following one of your AARs from the start.
Oh good...nothing like disappointing high expectations!

Something happening on Iceland!!! I am sure generations of Icelanders will look back fondly to the day something actually happened :D. Will be following this.
I might have exaggerated in that last teaser :)

whow ... I get to follow this tale of intrigue (& adult literacy classes?) right from the start this time :)
Yes, yes you do! :D

Iceland. This should be worth a watch.
I hope so!

Alfie! Are the Crovans laid permanently to rest? :(

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No, not forever. I finished playing 'em through 1835 and the failure to convert to Vicky1 was disheartening...when Vicky2 comes out and someone makes the inevitable converter - then onward. I know I stopped updating in 1650~, but you know, the idea I couldn't move into the modern era fouled it all up. I'll get my mojo back in Q3.

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I just realized that, since I traditionally only update between Monday and Thursday that this will open and then sit and rot for a whole weekend, so I slapped together the 1st update! Enjoy!
 

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Episode 2: Not Much Happens in Vestisland
(1 January 1337 - 8 July 1337)


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Nah. If this is as good as the Crovans, there's no way I'll be let down.

And by the way, how could Eirik, the man with manliest jaw evar, sire a fat guy with lumps on his face that Einar is?
 

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The master returns! :D

Ah, poor Einar's fishing wasn't enough for him to escape his wife's clutches!
 

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My, my, you're busy these days! :) This alternating diary approach works quite well, you set up that particular cataclysmic encounter nicely.

I think Einar would be much happier if he discovered the theological teachings of that one Crovan saint as related by Dagmar (name currently sadly eluding me) - you know the one, he of the unfortunate encounter between privates and cutting implement. :p It'd be one way to forever be rid of Helga's attentions...

So, let's see how you fill the next 120 years or so of absolutely nothing happening. As far as I can see, the greatest event in Icelandic history in this timeframe will be the arrival of the plague. ;)
 

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Hah, I watch this dramatic comedy to unfold!:D
 

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Poor Tad, such an epithome of manliness :D.