I think then, maybe its best, that we retire the MVL and congratulate each other on a successful and fun run. And who knows, I plan on being around for GCIII and there just may be a revival
That being said, there are a few individuals I would like to take the time to especially thank for their time and effort in making the MVL what it was, if it wasn't for them, the MVL would have never lasted two rounds let alone 13 (12 + bonus round)
Ghostwes: It was GW's original idea that led to the discussion and formation of the MVL. It wasn't exactly what he envisioned, but I still think he was proud of the results.
Neilo: The original "Commish". Especially in the early days, he really got things rolling.
Mumblefratz: Besides just being a great MVL player, he also put in lots of time and effort into either writing or coordinating to make sure the MVL was run fairly and coherently.
FireBender: I think FB was oft overlooked by many other players, but he was a consistent team captain oft leading his team to either first or second place. While he may have been one of the "weakest" admin members, we always valued his input which at many times was at odds with our own views. His opinions did often change our own stances in subtle ways that are not always appreciated.
KzintiPatriarch: ScoreKeeper and in many ways an honorary commissioner, he was always on top of what was going on with everyone, and maintained a positive attitude. I was honored to have him as my team captain for these last few rounds.
Dystopic and JustinSane4: Taking the reigns of something like the MVL and running with it is never easy. But I must congratule these two on bringing creative and fun ideas to the MVL, even if it was for a short time. I think these last two rounds have been among the most fun, even if they had some of the lowest interest.
And the rest of the players: Without you, there would be no MVL at all, so thank you.
As for me...well, I had a roller coaster experience. I've been on winning teams, and I've captained losing teams. I won Commissioner in a close contest with qualified players, and I stepped down when I no longer had the drive to play GCII as much. For better or worse, the MVL was a fun experience this past year, and I wouldn't change that for the world