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As of January 1st, 2011 - 12:00 AM EASTERN TIME, please post your announcement thread and link to your After Action Report below. Please also announce what game and mod(s) if any you are using. Please do not post in this thread until January 1st, 2011 - 12:00 AM EASTERN TIME. Any posts in this thread before January 1st, 2011 - 12:00 AM EASTERN TIME should be deleted and possible disqualification for the competition.

  • Create a new after action report for either Hearts of Iron II & III, Victoria 1 & 2, Europa Universals II & III, Crusader Kings and all sub-mods on or after January 1st, 2011.
  • Post your a link to your after action report (entry) into the main thread of the contest. Entries will not be accepted until January 1st, 2011 and after March 31st, 2011.
  • Only new after action reports will be accepted, you can enter as many After Action Reports as you want; however you will only be eligible for one prize.

Rules & Regulations
  • A Table of Contents with a link to each chapter or update.
  • A minimum of ten (10) chapters.
  • At least one (1) update a week, until the minimum of ten (10) chapters is met.
  • Modification / edits of chapters is allowed for spelling, grammar, bad image links in chapters – anything outside of that must be notified to the moderator(s) of the contest.
  • It is preferred each chapter / update contains at least four paragraphs worth of words. The minimal definition of a paragraph is three sentences. There is no maximum amount of paragraphs per chapter / update.
  • It is not required, but please use a good ratio of pictures compared to paragraphs. A good ratio is for every two paragraphs, one picture (2:1). Picture only AARs will not be accepted into the contest; however if the pictures are in the form of like newspaper updates that have at least a paragraph each, it is then acceptable.

Prizes
  • First prize will be 50,000 Gamersgate Blue Coins.
  • Second prize will be 25,000 Gamersgate Blue Coins
  • Third prize will be 10,000 Gamersgate Blue Coins.
  • Paradox Interactive has offered additional prizes to the winners.
  • Gamersgate has offered an additional 50,000 Blue Coins to the winner.

Judging Criteria
  • Each entry into the contest will be judged equally by a multitude of people throughout the community.
  • In order to be a judge for the this contest, several criteria must be met:
  • Cannot have an entry into the contest.
  • Cannot announce they are a judge in any entry AAR or in any thread associated with the contest.
  • Cannot announce scores to the contestants of the AAR until the end of the quarterly contest.

 
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  • Darkest Hour
Update: March 31st

The Writing with the Stars Competition will be over at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time (GMT -6:00). Having recently read some of the entries, a few of them are a few chapters short of the mandatory 10 (ten) chapters. As such, I will be extending the deadline for completion of entries until April 9th - the end of the first full week in April. To clarify:

NO NEW ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AS OF 3/31/11 at 11:59 PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME (GMT -6:00).

CURRENT ENTRIES SUBMITTED BEFORE 3/31/11 AT 11:59 PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME (GMT -6:00) WILL BE GIVEN AN EXTENSION UNTIL 4/9/11 11:59 PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME (GMT -6:00) TO MEET THE 10 (TEN) MINIMUM CHAPTER REQUIREMENT.

JUDGING WILL COMMENCE AFTER APRIL 9th

Voting Criteria
Each voter gets three (3) votes.
Can only vote for one (1) AAR once.
Cannot vote for your own AAR [does not apply if you did not enter an AAR].
AAR with the most votes wins 1st place.
AAR with the second most votes wins 2nd place.
AAR with the 3rd most votes wins 3rd place.

Please vote in this thread:
http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum...StAARs-Judging-Thread&p=12357755#post12357755
 
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List of Competing After Action Reports

Hearts of Iron Series
We Are Outnumbered - by Soulking
Arsenal of Righteousness - by BigBadBob
In the Shadow of the Iron Cross - by BigBadBob (2nd Entry)
I, Alexi - A Russian Modern AAR - by TemplarComander
Bloody Snow - A Finland AAR with WiF - by Hax
The countdown begins to destroy us all... - by Lighthearter
Teutonic Dreams - A Germany 1936 HPP - by TheBromgrev
Listening to Dönitz - a submarine-oriented Germany AAR - by umg
Stalin Goes Commando - by KillerKlein
Југославија, Југославија! - A narrative YugoslAARv tale - by James Beli
The Governator - A 'Hearts of Iron 3' Germany AAR - by Monnikje
Hordes of Evil: Italy WiF AAR - by Hax
The East AARfrican Union! - by Maldorians

Victoria Series
Secrets of the BavAARian Illuminati - by Morsky (Withdrawn by Author, at Author's Request)
The Star of New Orleans: A Louisiana AAR - by AllmyJames
Denmark, 1836-1920 by olvirki.
A Tale of Two Central Americas by FireBlaze
North African Glory - A Morocco AAR - by Thandros
Workers of the World, UNITE! - The History of the CCP 1869-1935 - by Derahan
Kingdom of the Sleeping Tiger II: A Korean AAR - by Xanthippus

Europa Universalis Series
Reversed Ways - by Aliasing
The Genghisid Imperial Family, A Golden Horde AAR - by Scholar
Penguin Classics: A History of the Vandals - by Alfred Packer
Legacy of Osman I, The Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire - by Derahan
Always WAAR - A British Always War AAR - by TheCheeseMaster
Yin, Yang and the Ugly - by knul
God save our Island: An Irish WWM AAR - by Eire_Empire
Worst WritAAR: A Semi-Interactive AAR about how much I like other peoples money - by lordreaven448
It's Reigning Meatballs! - A Swedish AAR - by Badpojken
Republic of Russia: A Novogorod DW AAR - by Avindian
Hungary's Rise to Power - by EtzelHoveri

Crusader Kings
Bread, Butter and Orange Jews: A Duchy of Khazars AAR - by Sylon [Exception granted by TekcoR]
Duchy of Dioclea: it's a million-to-one chance, but it might just work! - by Cornelius Rex
 
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There is 14 Hours to go before this contest kicks off.
 

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The contest is now live! GOOD LUCK ALL!
 

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Here is my submission to this contest. I did not post the first update - it is finished but i'm extremely tired right now and i'll be posting it tomorrow morning, this is alright right?

We Are Outnumbered.... A Hearts of Iron II AAR
 

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My Submission is:

[thread=513683]Arsenal of Righteousness: America in World War Two[/thread], for Hearts of Iron 3

Note: First proper update will come on Sunday.
 

Aliasing

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Reversed Ways: A Survivalist (Salzsburg) AAR

EU3 DW AAR


First update was on New Years Day (11:49 here in BC but it was 1:30 something there)
Stupid long voting process didn't give me enough time to get chapters out but Hey One is already released.
 

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The Genghisid Imperial Family EU3: Divine Wind AAR with added modifications clarified in the first post.

The first update will come within a few days. (I noticed others didn't have an update so I thought I should just go ahead and make mine now and update it in the next few days)
First update here

Let me know if there was anything wrong with my entry.
 

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Got a quite a list of AARs going, thanks all so far!
 

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are we two days or three days in? and this is going to last till Mrach 31st? xD we gonna have over 30 AARs by that time i bet
 

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are we two days or three days in? and this is going to last till Mrach 31st? xD we gonna have over 30 AARs by that time i bet
Three days in and is going until March 31st.
 

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To all competitors from a fellow competitor!

lets have a fair competition and GAME ON! :)
 

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