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Dave Capozzi
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Wargaming is a relatively new hobby for me. As such, I have benefitted greatly from the advice, opinion, and expertise of this here community.

How's about we spread a little praise and thanks around? Give a shout out to someone who deserves it.

I'll start with a couple.

And the award goes to...


Andrew Korson
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For his uploaded file: D Day at Omaha Beach reference panel. A truly indispensable part of my game setup.


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For being the first to suggest to me the use of facing rules in Hold the Line. Truly enhanced the play of the game.


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Pete Belli
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Quote:
Give a shout out to someone who deserves it.


My list is quite lengthy! Here are several Geeks who deserve recognition, but I know there are many more:



Barry Kendall
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...has been an encyclopedic source on the 1876 Little Bighorn battle.



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...provided extensive background information on the US military during the Cold War era.



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...has assisted with numerous French translations. Merci!



Carl Paradis
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...sent me a expanded map for the classic Napoleon block wargame.



James Lowry
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...graciously helped with a review by sharing stories of his father, legendary wargame pioneer Don Lowry.



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...mailed a box containing hundreds of 1:72 scale Napoleonic miniatures which I have used in several Commands & Colors sceanrios.



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...corrected flawed map research for a Commands & Colors: Napoleonics scenario depicting warfare in colonial New England.



Wendell
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...has playtested all sorts of stuff.



As mentioned earlier, the list could go on and on.

This is a great community.
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I like the purpose of this thread. In no particular order, public thanks to:

Marek Kubiak
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For keeping me posted through weeks and weeks about the progress of the Polish promo cards for Twilight Struggle, and finally sending me for free a copy.


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For translating tons of wargaming material from english to Spanish and inspiring others to do so.


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For a ton of things, but in this occasion for bringing a copy of CC:E and CC:M to the Dominican Republic (Probably the only copy in the country) one of the best games I´ve played.


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Who should be living the life in some island on the Pacific. He had a book give away a year ago and it gave me the opportunity to get great books on WW2, not available in my country.
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For fascinating session reports based on scenarios he has developed and played, for ALWAYS being there to greet new users, and for general all-around awesomeness:

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