• Crusader Kings III Available Now!

    The realm rejoices as Paradox Interactive announces the launch of Crusader Kings III, the latest entry in the publisher’s grand strategy role-playing game franchise. Advisors may now jockey for positions of influence and adversaries should save their schemes for another day, because on this day Crusader Kings III can be purchased on Steam, the Paradox Store, and other major online retailers.


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A very well done , RGB ! Your narrative pen should never be underestimated ! I'm very impressed with your work !
 

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This was both unexpected and very welcome. Even more welcome was the slew of congratulations.

So, thank you Qorten, anti-Byzantoslavist Vesimir, enthusiastic dinofs, Fiftypence, loki100, Kapt Torbjorn, my good friend canonized, tireless commentator Enewald, JDMS, LordE, longtime reader asd21593, Shackel, (currently) Irish Imperialist RossN, Serek000, Iain Wilson and Hardraade.

Last but not least, thank you General_BT for nominating me. dinofs and Enewald, apologies for missing the birthday threads. I might as well give my belated congratulations here.


I am currently fumbling through translations of Mediaeval courtly literature. If you want to take a look, please do. ;) If that's not your cup of tea, I hope to see many of you drop by when regular updates return.

I will pass on this award to the next person on Monday. Until then, two more days to grin and gloat! :D
 
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Wow, I forgot to congratulate a deserving winner! Well, late though I am, congrats RGB!
 

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Excellent choice! I've been enjoying RGB's work for quite some time. To see this branch out to the narrative is excellent news not just for him clearly, but so too for us! :D

Congrats, sir!
 

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unmerged(59077)

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So, Monday.

Farewell Jerusalem
Saxon sails on horizon
Returning homeward​

The time has come to pass on the award; I follow many AARs, so it wasn't easy, but in the end the choice has come to an author that has done two things that were fresh and enjoyable (and surprisingly effective!). One was a Japanese EU3 gameplay AAR written entirely in haiku; but the greatest gem was a story of an exile Saxon king, which managed to both tell a great story and showcase CK at its mindboggling best, which finally decided it.

So, for his new ideas and good old-fashioned quality, I nominate AllmyJames WritAAR of the week!

Congratulations!
 
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