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Well, it’s time to announce the new change to Gnome Stew. As we push forward into the year, eagerly awaiting the release of D&D Next, we have embraced the latest changes to the D&D next playtest, previously announced in this press release for a version which never went forward. Our gnomes involved in the D&D Next playtest revealed the fact that the trend of Bronydom has been an enticing market segment for Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast to pursue. The reawakened desire for pony […]

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Just a couple months shy of our sixth birthday, Gnome Stew has crossed the 2,000,000 visitor mark. Two million. Twooooooo meeeeeelyuuuuuun. Million! Pardon me while my mind boggles for a moment here. “Two million” isn’t a number I ever expected I’d be saying back in 2008. On the one hand 2008 seems like a long time ago, but on the other hand it decidedly does not. It’s weird! Many, many thanks to our loyal readers, commenters, and fans for checking out the Stew, sticking around, […]

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From of all us here at the Stew, happy GM’s Day! As you “March Fo(u)rth” for GM’s Day, we hope your day is a fun one. If you’re in need of some new gaming material, DriveThruRPG’s 30% GM’s Day sale, which includes all four of our system-neutral books for GMs, runs through the end of the week. How are you celebrating GM’s Day?

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Our fourth GMing book, Odyssey: The Complete Game Master’s Guide to Campaign Management, has been nominated for a Golden Geek Award for Best Supplement! Many thanks to everyone who nominated Odyssey. If you’re an RPGGeek member eligible to vote in the awards, it only takes a few moments and I would greatly appreciate your vote for Odyssey. Here’s the voting booth. Voting is open until 11:59 PM CST on February 17, 2014. If you vote for us, thank you! And whether you vote for us […]

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Holidays are fun, and gaming holidays doubly so, so we’re trying to jumpstart a new one: New Game Day, on February 2nd. What is New Game Day? New Game Day is a free annual event for tabletop gamers worldwide — a day to celebrate tabletop roleplaying games (RPGs) and board games by playing something you’ve never played before. It’s easy to remember, too: “New on 2/2.” We hope that on 2/2 every year you’ll take some time to play one or more new games, support […]

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The Golden Geek Awards are now accepting nominees, and if you’re an RPGGeek member and a fan of our most recent book, Odyssey: The Complete Game Master’s Guide to Campaign Management, I’d like to ask for your nomination. Voting only takes a few moments (search for Odyssey, click nominate, repeat for the second category), and Odyssey is eleigible for two categories: Best Supplement and Best Artwork. if you nominate Odyssey, thank you!

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On behalf of all of us behind the scenes at Gnome Stew — John Arcadian, Walt Ciechanowski, Bob Everson, Don Mappin, Scott Martin, Matthew J. Neagley, Martin Ralya, Kurt ‘Telas’ Schneider, Troy E. Taylor, and Phil Vecchione — I’d like to say thank you for reading the Stew, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year! 2013 marked the end of our fifth year writing the Stew and the start of our sixth: We launched the site on May 12, 2008. Since then a lot has changed, […]