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    AARs and player stories

    Do you think we should have a section devoted to AARs (after-action reports) and player stories? I know I would like to hear a few stories from games like Neptune's Pride and RPGs. What do you think?

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    I can only remember seeing a few AARs posted here, but all of them have been really good.

    While it might start out small I would expect it would also encourage people who have things they haven't posted to start sharing them (there are at least a few people in some of the Dominions 3 games that have said they are writing something.

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    I'd really like one. Right now people are posting them in the Game Clubs And General Sociability forum and they get a bit lost in the shuffle.

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    Indeed, while I may not be interested in 20 pages of people organising their respective games for social clubs etc, I'd be interested in reading AARs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oak View Post
    I'd really like one. Right now people are posting them in the Game Clubs And General Sociability forum and they get a bit lost in the shuffle.
    I kept updating my sword of the stars one(before time tabling brought that game to a halt), only to find it sink to the bottom every an evening (the commentary was all in a separate thread about organising the match) meaning that it had really poor visibility.

    Sure it was hardly an excellent write up, but it disappearing is very demotivating, forums as time-to-die limited things as it is.
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    Maybe active ARRs could become stickied and when they are done the sticky could be removed. Alternatively/in addition a stickied thread could link to all ARRs submitted and act as a kind of archive index.
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    A separate sub-forum would just make more sense. O Hivemind, hear our plea.

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    A separate sub-forum would just make more sense. O Hivemind, hear our plea.
    I agree. Didn't the old forum have a writer's corner sort of place where people could post AARs and articles and the like?

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    Agreed, a subforum would be best. Now I just need to finish mine.
    The Medallion of the Imperial Psychopath, a Napoleon: Total War AAR
    For the Emperor!, a Total War: Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai AAR

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    Hello? How do i create a thread? I want to ask where sunday papers are? Jim is okay? Do we worry?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Innocent View Post
    I agree. Didn't the old forum have a writer's corner sort of place where people could post AARs and articles and the like?
    Yup, it would be nice to see it back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fumarole View Post
    Agreed, a subforum would be best. Now I just need to finish mine.
    It's done, go read it!
    The Medallion of the Imperial Psychopath, a Napoleon: Total War AAR
    For the Emperor!, a Total War: Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai AAR

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