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Offline Winston

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - advice for participants
« Reply #135 on: June 04, 2021, 12:14:52 PM »
A very warm thank you to all who took part - for anyone not on social the final figures were;

Yorkists 5
Lancastrians 7
1 Draw

We had 13 games in 9 different countries overall. It was a mixed picture in terms of Covid-19 restrictions - ok in UK/Aus/NZ, for example, and tricky for Canada, who held their game outdoors.

Myself, Gareth and Paul certainly found #WorldWarRoses a welcome distraction as the pandemic uncertainty continues, and we hope others did too.

There has already been enthusiasm for a sequel event next year - perhaps with even greater levels of co-ordination and in-person gaming where possible. We'll keep all updated with plans.

Thanks again to everyone who either hosted a game, painted, took part in the vignette competition, or just showed us some encouragement and enthusiasm.
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Offline Atheling

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #136 on: June 04, 2021, 12:20:47 PM »
Next year I think I might just join in the fun. TBH, the thing that out me off this year was well, the obvious really; not being able to play games in person.

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Offline Norm

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #137 on: June 04, 2021, 12:37:55 PM »
Thanks for setting things up - very enjoyable and since I am presently painting WotR … a boost to my motivation.

Offline FierceKitty

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #138 on: June 05, 2021, 01:23:50 AM »
Certainly worth doing again next year. And thank you for running it; I know it's a heck of a job. :)
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Offline FierceKitty

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #139 on: May 12, 2022, 04:52:02 AM »
Is this happening again this year? I hope so.

Offline Atheling

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #140 on: May 12, 2022, 12:28:17 PM »
Is this happening again this year? I hope so.

I would be interested.

Any news Chris/Winston?  #worldwarroses

Offline Lord Raglan

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #141 on: May 12, 2022, 03:15:57 PM »
I would be interested.

I'm doing a big Agincourt bash this year

Offline FierceKitty

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #142 on: May 17, 2022, 02:15:13 AM »
From the lack of a reply, I take it we aren't doing a WWotR this year, then.  :(

Offline MaleGriffin

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Re: World War of the Roses - May 22 & 23 - results and next year....
« Reply #143 on: May 17, 2022, 03:11:10 AM »
I just started building my WOTR forces. I doubt I'll be finished in time, but I am interested in continuing the tradition!
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