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First Anniversary Contest: Win a Set of Battlegraph Dry Erase Tiles

To celebrate Gnome Stew’s one-year anniversary (of the marriage between delicious dead gnome flesh and game mastering, of course!), we’re giving away a set of Battlegraph Dry Erase Tiles courtesy of Longtooth Studios.


Battlegraphs are the first commercially available successor to Tact-Tiles, which were one of the best gaming products ever made.

And they look like an excellent successor. They’re modular — they lock together like jigsaw puzzle pieces — and reusable: draw on them with dry-erase markers, then clean them and use them over and over.

You can read about the basics of Battlegraphs for info on size and format, check out photos and demo videos of the tiles in action, and read the Stew’s own exclusive interview with Brian Davison of Longtooth Studios for Q&A and other details.

Also, the Stew’s own DNAphil will be reviewing them here early next week.

The Prize

Thanks to Longtooth Studios, up for grabs is one set of Battlegraph Dry Erase Tiles, shipped anywhere in the world.

I’ve had a chance to see the tiles in person, and they’re spiffy. A set of four runs $24.99, and will let you make a nice 22″ x 22″ square, an 11″ x 44″ rectangle, an L-shape, and other configurations.

The Contest

To enter the contest, all you need to do is comment on this article — that’s it.

If you’re not already a Gnome Stew member, you’ll need to register for a free account. It only takes a minute.

The contest will run from now until 9:00 pm Mountain time on Tuesday, May 19, 2009.

One entry per person, and as always Gnome Stew authors aren’t eligible. You can comment as many times as you like, but only your first comment will count for the contest.


We’ll choose the winner at random, and post the outcome in a new article sometime next week.

The winner will also be notified by email, and we’ll correspond with you to arrange mailing for your prize — so make sure the email address associated with your Gnome Stew account is valid.

That’s all there is to it! Thanks again to Brian over at Longtooth — and good luck!

About  Martin Ralya

A father, husband, writer, small-press publisher, former RPG industry freelancer, and lifelong geek, Martin has been gaming since 1987 and GMing since 1989. You can find out a bit more about him on his personal website.

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#1 Comment By Volcarthe On May 12, 2009 @ 12:10 am

first! happy b-day GS!

#2 Comment By davemonkey On May 12, 2009 @ 12:17 am

Well congratulations Gnomes. Keep up the good work!

#3 Comment By Jefftyjeffjeff On May 12, 2009 @ 12:34 am

Congrats on a solid first year. Also, I would like to win, please!

#4 Comment By Tinfoiler On May 12, 2009 @ 12:39 am

Happy first year, hope to have many more!

#5 Comment By borfaxer On May 12, 2009 @ 12:46 am

Congratulations! I’ve been with this site since it started. It’s a worthy successor to Treasure Tables.

#6 Comment By Mask On May 12, 2009 @ 12:47 am

So GNome Stew Year One is over ? Welcome Year Two and long live the cooks !

#7 Comment By sealer04tx On May 12, 2009 @ 12:48 am

Congrats on the anniversary! Keep it up!

#8 Comment By tbug On May 12, 2009 @ 1:09 am

Congratulations on the anniversary! Well done!

#9 Comment By I eat character sheets On May 12, 2009 @ 1:11 am

Happy birthday!

#10 Comment By Aerek On May 12, 2009 @ 1:14 am

Happy first year!

#11 Comment By grubolsch On May 12, 2009 @ 1:24 am

Well done!

#12 Comment By smalvarado On May 12, 2009 @ 1:27 am

Congrats! I’m glad I discovered The Stew!

#13 Comment By Mechizmo On May 12, 2009 @ 1:33 am

Congrats on an awesome first year. Keep doing what you’re doing.

#14 Comment By flatvurm On May 12, 2009 @ 2:11 am

Happy first birthday, Gnome Stew!

#15 Comment By SnakeNuts On May 12, 2009 @ 2:15 am

Happy 1st birthday. May you have many returns of this glorious occasion.

#16 Comment By Tonberry On May 12, 2009 @ 2:19 am


#17 Comment By happyturtle On May 12, 2009 @ 2:22 am

Mmmm Mmm, love me some hot, hearty gnome stew. Great with cornbread hot out of the oven.

#18 Comment By greywulf On May 12, 2009 @ 2:23 am

Happy Anniversary!

#19 Comment By BigYAvenger On May 12, 2009 @ 2:44 am

Happy Anniversary!

#20 Comment By Tabulazero On May 12, 2009 @ 2:54 am

Long live Gnome Stew! May your cooking pot always be full of gnomes

#21 Comment By Amakaze On May 12, 2009 @ 3:04 am

All Hail Gnome Stew, may it continue to cook for another year!

#22 Comment By Rosti On May 12, 2009 @ 3:35 am

I’ll bite – I’ve been one of your RSS-lurkers for long enough. Keep up the writings, gnomes.

#23 Comment By ajpresto On May 12, 2009 @ 4:03 am

I’d love to win from GnomeStew.

#24 Comment By timgoh0 On May 12, 2009 @ 4:18 am

It’s been one year? I came from the old Treasure Tables, and have been mostly lurking around.

Here’s hoping that I can finally get rid of that old vinyl mat.

#25 Comment By Lisandro On May 12, 2009 @ 4:19 am

Happy Birthday! Hope you will be around for many years to come! Cheers!

#26 Comment By bif On May 12, 2009 @ 4:26 am

Congratulations! Happy anniversary!

#27 Comment By shouit On May 12, 2009 @ 4:32 am

Grats guys.

#28 Comment By Lukenary On May 12, 2009 @ 4:33 am


#29 Comment By arthwollipot On May 12, 2009 @ 4:42 am

It’s worth a shot.

#30 Comment By cwhite616 On May 12, 2009 @ 5:03 am

Sweet! Hope the push nets you lots of new subscribers today!

#31 Comment By Havukin On May 12, 2009 @ 5:06 am

Unless my brain is still sleeping they should combine to a 11″ x 44″ rectangle, not 11″ x 33″. (Of course also to 11″ x 33″ but that wasn’t the point)

#32 Comment By Hairball of Doom On May 12, 2009 @ 5:08 am


May the articles to come be as helpful as this years!

#33 Comment By mrwonx On May 12, 2009 @ 5:08 am

Sweet deal. Commenting away . . .

It’s already been a year?

#34 Comment By Patrigan On May 12, 2009 @ 5:12 am

Commenting away.

I said it on facebook already, but contrary to most, I find it weird that it has only been a year…

All the knowledge, tips, ideas, reviews, remarks. All that and more, made me believe that I had already been following Gnome Stew for decades. I haven’t seen a source for game masters AND players like this before. It feels like 1000 years worth of information is crammed on this little website.

Let’s add another 1000 years worth of information, shall we?

#35 Comment By xinpheld On May 12, 2009 @ 5:12 am

Happy to you! Battle on!

#36 Comment By The Angry Monk On May 12, 2009 @ 5:15 am

“Happy birthday, Mr. Gnome Stew!” (it sounded sexy in my head).

#37 Comment By markpank On May 12, 2009 @ 5:16 am

Happy Anniversary! ๐Ÿ˜€

#38 Comment By d23 On May 12, 2009 @ 5:17 am

1 year! many better years to come!

#39 Comment By Knight of Roses On May 12, 2009 @ 5:18 am

Rah first year anniversary! Rah contest!

#40 Comment By Alberonn On May 12, 2009 @ 5:26 am

Hey, congratulations! Though I’ve not been around with you for quite that long, I’ve enjoyed reading. Keep up the great work!

#41 Comment By zacharythefirst On May 12, 2009 @ 5:28 am

Happy 1st! Congrats! And cool contest!

#42 Comment By nermal2097 On May 12, 2009 @ 5:38 am

Great Site which I have just discovered. Good luck for your next year!

#43 Comment By Clawfoot On May 12, 2009 @ 5:42 am

Congratulations! Happy 1st! :)

#44 Comment By crosstrader On May 12, 2009 @ 5:45 am

Long time reader, first time poster. Congrats on 1 year of gaming advice goodness! Keep up the good work guys.

#45 Comment By cboz27 On May 12, 2009 @ 5:58 am

If I may borrow a phrase from Frosty the Snowman, “Happy Birthday!”

#46 Comment By Christopher_Rowe On May 12, 2009 @ 5:58 am

Congratulations folks!

#47 Comment By americannerd On May 12, 2009 @ 6:00 am

Congrats! And thanks for all of the helpful advice you’ve given me thus far…

#48 Comment By Noumenon On May 12, 2009 @ 6:01 am

This one I’ll really use.

#49 Comment By Lydian Coda On May 12, 2009 @ 6:02 am

Congratulations on a spectacular first year! Looking forward to many more.

#50 Comment By robustyoungsoul On May 12, 2009 @ 6:05 am

One year, congrats!

#51 Comment By ScottG On May 12, 2009 @ 6:07 am

Not first! Because, really, does it matter? Happy anniverary, Gnomes!

#52 Comment By Ronin8879 On May 12, 2009 @ 6:17 am

Whoo, anniversary!

#53 Comment By Denubis On May 12, 2009 @ 6:19 am

I’d love to see an article as these tiles as props for a non-mini’s based game. Yes, they’re great for D&D, but how can they be used for more narrative style games?

#54 Comment By jr37 On May 12, 2009 @ 6:29 am

Happy Anniversary, Gnome Stew

#55 Comment By Syrsuro On May 12, 2009 @ 6:30 am

I’ve been thinking about picking some of these up since they were first announced. But getting them free would be even nicer….

Happy Anniversary!


#56 Comment By Matt Droz On May 12, 2009 @ 6:30 am


#57 Comment By Bryant On May 12, 2009 @ 6:32 am


#58 Comment By Bravemaximus On May 12, 2009 @ 6:33 am

Alright, here’s my comment entry. I’ve been wanting to pick some of these up. I”ll have to get a second set if I win…

Happy Birthday Gnome Stew!

#59 Comment By Revil Fox On May 12, 2009 @ 6:34 am

Happy birthday site. Congrats on one year.

#60 Comment By OgRib On May 12, 2009 @ 6:37 am

Happy Birthday to you
You’ve served a great stew
that you made from gnome essence
now, what do you do?

#61 Comment By spenser On May 12, 2009 @ 6:38 am

Whoo! Contest! Possible free stuff!!

#62 Comment By ruined On May 12, 2009 @ 6:45 am

I played on these tiles last week. They’re pretty cool.

#63 Comment By wampuscat43 On May 12, 2009 @ 6:46 am

Has it been a year already? RAWWWRRRRR!!!

#64 Comment By DarthKrzysztof On May 12, 2009 @ 6:47 am

Congratulations on your first year!

#65 Comment By kiel223 On May 12, 2009 @ 6:50 am

Great job guys :) As you said, it’s a great community here at the Stew.

#66 Comment By jasedit On May 12, 2009 @ 7:10 am

I’ll throw my hat into the ring. I’m just about to start a 4E campaign locally, once a friend moves in, so some dry erase battlegraph tiles would be awesome.

#67 Comment By JoeTortuga On May 12, 2009 @ 7:15 am

Happy Anniversary! And Battlemats FTW!

#68 Comment By philofthefuture On May 12, 2009 @ 7:21 am

Lucky number 68!

#69 Comment By johneyoung On May 12, 2009 @ 7:24 am

Come on, baby!

Thanks for the great contest!

#70 Comment By ski309 On May 12, 2009 @ 7:24 am

69! (snigger)

#71 Comment By ski309 On May 12, 2009 @ 7:25 am

@ski309 – damn!

#72 Comment By Raistlin69 On May 12, 2009 @ 7:27 am

Thanks for the contest!

#73 Comment By timaritimus On May 12, 2009 @ 7:31 am

Congrats on your first year!

#74 Comment By Diaghilev On May 12, 2009 @ 7:31 am

Congratulations on one year! Many happy returns.

I could really use these tiles, too. ๐Ÿ˜€

#75 Comment By RobbieRobb On May 12, 2009 @ 7:32 am

Congratulations on your anniversary!

#76 Comment By steve On May 12, 2009 @ 7:32 am

Happy Anniversary!

(Hey, it’s my anniversary today too)

#77 Comment By DrOct On May 12, 2009 @ 7:36 am

Congrats on the first year, I only recently discovered the site, but have been pretty excited to read it every day. Winning would be perfect as I’m just about to start GMing for the first time! (This is also why discovering the site when I did was perfect).

#78 Comment By glennzilla On May 12, 2009 @ 7:39 am

Been here all along. And soaked up the wisdom in every article. Here’s hoping to soak up the prizes too!

#79 Comment By Patriarch917 On May 12, 2009 @ 7:40 am

I could use those.

#80 Comment By lyle.spade On May 12, 2009 @ 7:46 am

I could use those for all sorts of things: mapping, combat encounters, hucking at mouthy players…

#81 Comment By xanthmode On May 12, 2009 @ 7:48 am

Contest entered.

#82 Comment By raistlin50201 On May 12, 2009 @ 7:49 am

Happy birthday Gnome Stew, and great prize choice.

#83 Comment By mbeaudoin On May 12, 2009 @ 7:52 am

Congrats on the 1st anniversary!!

#84 Comment By Argalek On May 12, 2009 @ 7:53 am

Gratz on the Ding!

#85 Comment By eskimo On May 12, 2009 @ 7:55 am

You know, ever since my first DM pulled these out I’ve been looking for a set, but since the local comic shop closed down I haven’t been able to find any.

Happy 1st Anniversary, Gnome Stew!

#86 Comment By graxim On May 12, 2009 @ 7:56 am

Congrats on a successful first year! Thanks for giving us GMs a place to hang out and learn. Awesome stuff!

#87 Comment By Storminator On May 12, 2009 @ 7:56 am

Happy birthday!


#88 Comment By LesInk On May 12, 2009 @ 7:59 am

Loving the contests, keep it coming … and the excellent articles!

#89 Comment By Throst On May 12, 2009 @ 8:03 am

Insert congratulatory message here!

Also, here’s my contest comment. :)

#90 Comment By thorvinrhuebarb On May 12, 2009 @ 8:03 am

Savoring the Stew

#91 Comment By Target On May 12, 2009 @ 8:04 am

Thank you all for the first year of wonderful posts, and thanks in advance for many more to come!

#92 Comment By respite On May 12, 2009 @ 8:09 am

Congratulations on the milestone. +1 Action Point.

#93 Comment By leglessdog On May 12, 2009 @ 8:10 am

My old group just got back together and my inexperienced ass is the DM, so I’ve been plundering previous articles looking for tips. The tiles would help too!

#94 Comment By Spitfire665 On May 12, 2009 @ 8:17 am

Please do keep up the good work. I’m a new follower and eagerly await each new post in my Reader. Excellent stuff here!

#95 Comment By stevevrporter On May 12, 2009 @ 8:21 am

Happy 1st birthday.

Steve Porter

#96 Comment By thebrownshow On May 12, 2009 @ 8:22 am


#97 Comment By kenmarable On May 12, 2009 @ 8:23 am

Congratulations! I’m looking forward to the next year of great info!

#98 Comment By lamguin On May 12, 2009 @ 8:27 am

Throwing my hat into the ring.

Those tiles look pretty neat.

#99 Comment By JoeGun On May 12, 2009 @ 8:29 am

Happy Birthday Gnomes! Love your work!

#100 Comment By NeonElf On May 12, 2009 @ 8:31 am

I almost bought some of these, it’d be awesome to win them! Keep up the good work Gnomes, you’re one of the few RPG Blogs in my RSS feed for a reason!

#101 Comment By granger44 On May 12, 2009 @ 8:36 am

Here’s hoping for several more years of stew.

#102 Comment By psychopez On May 12, 2009 @ 8:36 am

Comment here to win
Summer’s breeze, refreshing feel
Like B-graph Tiles

#103 Comment By scrumpy7 On May 12, 2009 @ 8:39 am

Happy first birthday! I’ve gotten a lot out of your site over the last year, and look forward to many more.

#104 Comment By The Bearded Goose On May 12, 2009 @ 8:40 am

Woohoo. I’ll take some of that action, please.

#105 Comment By Toxic_Rat On May 12, 2009 @ 8:41 am

I mostly lurk around (unless I’m brought out of hiding by being enticed with a give-away) but I appreciate the work that goes into writing articles. Thanks Gnomes, looking forward to many more years to come!

#106 Comment By newbiedm On May 12, 2009 @ 8:42 am

Hey look! What’s this? A contest?
Congrats on the one year – looking forward to more!

#107 Comment By Zergo On May 12, 2009 @ 8:49 am

I just discovered this site a few weeks ago. I registered today, a shameless gesture as I’d love a set of boards.

Thanks for creating a great site, and congrats on a stellar first year!


#108 Comment By edcalaban On May 12, 2009 @ 8:50 am

Love the site, want the boards.

#109 Comment By PaPeRoTTo On May 12, 2009 @ 8:56 am

YEAH! ๐Ÿ˜€ As the first “Sponsor” of your Contests, i’m so glad to see how you’ve grown so fast! :)

Good Luck! :)

#110 Comment By Milambus On May 12, 2009 @ 8:58 am

Oh… shiny!

#111 Comment By jermwar On May 12, 2009 @ 8:59 am

Hap’ Anniversary!

#112 Comment By kudakeru On May 12, 2009 @ 9:04 am

Here’s to another year of great gaming resources!

#113 Comment By Tanliel On May 12, 2009 @ 9:04 am

Who wouldn’t love a set of those delicious boards to help celebrate? Grats on a year!

#114 Comment By Newj On May 12, 2009 @ 9:06 am

Pick me, pick me, pick me……

#115 Comment By wazootyman On May 12, 2009 @ 9:07 am

Newbie tabletop gamer here. Hopefully your site will become a common destination for me.
And congrats!

#116 Comment By mjames On May 12, 2009 @ 9:10 am

Thanks for the great year gnome stew.

And here’s for hoping for a set of battlegraph tiles, those things look fantastic!

#117 Comment By drow On May 12, 2009 @ 9:16 am

to the city!

#118 Comment By Roane242 On May 12, 2009 @ 9:16 am

What a great product! We use dry erase tiles anyway, but with permanent marker for the grid lines that turns out to be not as permanent as you would like. Keeping my fingers crossed!

#119 Comment By dvice On May 12, 2009 @ 9:16 am

These look like great battle boards

#120 Comment By Faldwin On May 12, 2009 @ 9:18 am

Happy birthday Gnome Stew! Here’s hoping I get a present.

#121 Comment By SwornPacifist On May 12, 2009 @ 9:19 am

Congrats on one year GnomeStew, found you through the @obsidianportal Twitter

#122 Comment By semifamous On May 12, 2009 @ 9:22 am

I like your website, I like your articles, and I like free stuff. Win/win!

#123 Comment By BryanB On May 12, 2009 @ 9:22 am

A year old and yet the stew is still fresh?

Mmmm Savory. ๐Ÿ˜€

#124 Comment By Frostbeard On May 12, 2009 @ 9:23 am

Gratz on the ding, Gnomes.

#125 Comment By Snipperdoodle On May 12, 2009 @ 9:23 am

Great site. Loving what you’re doing here. Happy Birthday and keep it up!

#126 Comment By jsbarnard82 On May 12, 2009 @ 9:26 am

Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday Gnome Stew,
It’s been a great year,
So here’s to year two!

#127 Comment By kalimar On May 12, 2009 @ 9:30 am

Happy Birthday Gnome Stew
Happy Birthday Gnome Stew
May the candles on your cake
Burn like cities in your wake

As you head to year two
Show all what you can do
Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday

Rock on Gnome Stew…thanks for lots of inspiration and ideas…

#128 Comment By bvberry On May 12, 2009 @ 9:32 am

Cool site. I just discovered it. Keep up the good work.

#129 Comment By Bartoneus On May 12, 2009 @ 9:33 am

Congrats, keep up the great work!

#130 Comment By obrseamus On May 12, 2009 @ 9:34 am

normally… I loathe such contests as they’re just membership drives… but I love the site :).

#131 Comment By toriel On May 12, 2009 @ 9:36 am

Happy Birthday Gnomes!!

I can’t believe it’s already been a year!
Keep up the excellent work!

#132 Comment By jSpengler On May 12, 2009 @ 9:38 am

Gnome Stew is absolutely my favorite DM’ing resource. You guys are great! Also: Give me things. ๐Ÿ˜€

#133 Comment By Sarlax On May 12, 2009 @ 9:41 am

I’m in. Happy birthday.

#134 Comment By Karizma On May 12, 2009 @ 9:46 am

One year old and still delicious!

Keep up the excellence. And count me in!

#135 Comment By myrkul999 On May 12, 2009 @ 9:49 am

Happy birthday, GS, Keep the pot boiling!

#136 Comment By katamaran On May 12, 2009 @ 9:51 am

found this sight through obsidian portal’s twitter, it looks like a wonderful resource! ill be checking this out more

#137 Comment By Dieter On May 12, 2009 @ 9:51 am

Happy first year!

#138 Comment By gospog On May 12, 2009 @ 9:51 am


#139 Comment By Kravian On May 12, 2009 @ 10:08 am

Wow! This contest looks sweet, and I want the product. Good luck to all!

#140 Comment By darthmunkeys On May 12, 2009 @ 10:16 am

want those boards they make grate jigsaw poozzles

happy birthday!!!1!

#141 Comment By gofargogo On May 12, 2009 @ 10:18 am

Happy Birthday GS! I’ve been loving the articles, and would love to replace my worn out battle mat with some tiles!

#142 Comment By Jenssen On May 12, 2009 @ 10:21 am

Happy Birthday, Gnomes!


#143 Comment By Mazer2002 On May 12, 2009 @ 10:28 am

All Hail the Grail of ALL Game boards. Let me ask you a question all ye who may look upon this, Did you know that permanent marker has but one weakness? If you make your own grid, did you know that there is but one thing that can force you to do the mundane task of getting out the old crooked straight edge and forcing you to redraw the perfect lines that you have created??? IT’s TRUE. Take a guess as to what that one thing is… go on… I am a patient guyIT’S DRY ERASE MARKER. Run this little scenario through your heads:
You finish creating the the grid that took you hours to do (literally). Everyone comes around to play in awe with this masterpiece and you smile as the DM starts drawing the first dungeon, you can see that it is complete with a goblin filled table eating the creatures that were stupid enough to walk into the cave. A Grotesque battle ensues. In the end, your team stands victorious as goblins are actually very very VERY easy to kill. Everyone exists the small grotto, and the DM proceeds to erase the creation he had wrought. one pass with the eraser brings everyone to shock and you begin to sniffle as you can’t hold back the dread filled tears gushing through your eyes. There is a cavern shaped outline in the grid. Now, everyone looks at you in disgust. “How dare you!” They whisper in unison. Before you know it, you are kicked out of the party and begging people on the street that you have a chance to join one of their games, but lo, word has spread, and your level eight ranger with the quirk to do a knowledge of nature check every five seconds is never going to see if that pendant you got at level five was actually magical or not, and you will never know what that Etton’s second head was really trying to tell you (by the way, he could speak common, you just never even tried to listen). All of this because you tried to be cool and make your own dry erase board. It didn’t even have jigsaw edges.
It is for this reason, that this board is probably one of… nay, IS the best invention EVER, screw you Thomas Edison, we don’t need your electricity. Dungeons and Dragons is an AWEsome game, and with this board the game would be even Aasimar (sorry I had to).
Dear Gnome Stew: Congratulations on the first year of amazing service and fantastic products, may the Almighty come to bless you and keep you going strong.


(P.S. it was magical, it would teleport you wherever you wanted to go with only a fingernail full of cat tail, and a little bit of love to lead the way.)

#144 Comment By SvenFTW On May 12, 2009 @ 10:30 am

I’d like to enter!

#145 Comment By DarknessLord On May 12, 2009 @ 10:35 am

Congrats guys!

#146 Comment By justplainchips On May 12, 2009 @ 10:42 am

Do Want!

Congrats on a wonderful year!

#147 Comment By Cole On May 12, 2009 @ 10:52 am

Happy B-day \m/

#148 Comment By Khairn On May 12, 2009 @ 10:55 am

Happy Anniversary to all the Gnomes !

Your first year has been a great success and I’m excited to see what you’ll accomplish in your 2nd year.

And of course I’d love to win that Battlegraph set.


#149 Comment By galbeagle On May 12, 2009 @ 10:56 am

Happy anniversary! Those battlemats look way cool.

John Gallagher

#150 Comment By suudo On May 12, 2009 @ 11:03 am

Congratulations, Gnome Stew! I’ve mostly been lurking, but this is a worthy successor to Treasure Tables.

#151 Comment By Kameron On May 12, 2009 @ 11:07 am

I remember thinking the Battlegraph tiles would make a good replacement for my laminated battlemap from the 3.5 DMG. Happy anniversary, Gnome Stew.

#152 Comment By pavlovsdog On May 12, 2009 @ 11:08 am

Happy Birthday!

#153 Comment By Tazo On May 12, 2009 @ 11:09 am

You guys are simply too good to us. Happy birthday!

#154 Comment By DrowJones On May 12, 2009 @ 11:30 am

Happy birthday! I can’t believe it’s been one year already.

#155 Comment By Lee Hanna On May 12, 2009 @ 11:31 am

Well, Happy Birthday to the Stew!

#156 Comment By cooperflood On May 12, 2009 @ 11:36 am

well, ok

#157 Comment By fkewl On May 12, 2009 @ 11:40 am

Happy BDay Stew !

#158 Comment By trisj On May 12, 2009 @ 11:44 am

Congrats on one year! Can’t wait to see what another year of stewing brings.

#159 Comment By Rafe On May 12, 2009 @ 11:48 am

Happy birthday, gnomes!

#160 Comment By Mike Kenyon On May 12, 2009 @ 11:57 am

What a great contest! You guys should have anniversaries more often!

#161 Comment By wookieedaddiee On May 12, 2009 @ 11:57 am

Happy Birthday Gnomes – may you have many more.

Thanks for all the help over the past year

#162 Comment By Tsugo On May 12, 2009 @ 11:59 am

I have been waiting for years for these to get back on the market.

Oh, happy birthday.

#163 Comment By ThrashLibrarian On May 12, 2009 @ 12:03 pm

Ooh…them tiles look nifty. Happy B-day to the gnomes, too.

#164 Comment By phraktyl On May 12, 2009 @ 12:04 pm

Very cool! We could certainly use these!

Happy Birthday!

#165 Comment By MattyinAK On May 12, 2009 @ 12:04 pm

Woot!! Happy Anniversary and thanks for the great site.

#166 Comment By peter On May 12, 2009 @ 12:06 pm

happy birthday

is it only been a year, so much info in one year.

#167 Comment By sholder On May 12, 2009 @ 12:25 pm

Congrats guys!

#168 Comment By lysander On May 12, 2009 @ 12:35 pm


#169 Comment By Nojo On May 12, 2009 @ 12:42 pm

Happy birthday.

There are so many nice battlemat alternatives out there, these look great. I’m using Star Wars tiles for my Dark Heresy game atm, but sometimes they just don’t have the right shape.

#170 Comment By Dalcohs On May 12, 2009 @ 12:48 pm


#171 Comment By Mystech On May 12, 2009 @ 12:48 pm

Congrats and Happy Birthday, GS!

From the bottom of my heart, my battlemat, now nearly pastel from endless partial erasing begs for the sweet release that only death and Battlegraph can grant it.

#172 Comment By VruNix On May 12, 2009 @ 1:02 pm

I’m really glad I found this site. It has been invaluable to me as a fledgling GM. Keep on going strong!

Incidentally, those Battlegraphs are completely amazing.

#173 Comment By MountZionRyan On May 12, 2009 @ 1:04 pm

How Hobbit-like, to give others presents on your birthday.

#174 Comment By CrimsonFist On May 12, 2009 @ 1:06 pm

Happy Birthday!

#175 Comment By Erekose13 On May 12, 2009 @ 1:08 pm

Outanjoubi Omedetou :) (Happy Birthday)

#176 Comment By Skull On May 12, 2009 @ 1:09 pm

Yea! Happy Bday Gnomes.

#177 Comment By DoomDuck On May 12, 2009 @ 1:09 pm

Feliz cumpleaรฑos Gnome Stew!

Great GMing advice on here, Kudos.


#178 Comment By jinnetics On May 12, 2009 @ 1:22 pm

Gno way, one year already?

#179 Comment By Ineti On May 12, 2009 @ 1:24 pm

Congrats, Gnome Stew! Here’s to many more years.

#180 Comment By Aegon On May 12, 2009 @ 1:31 pm

I have forwarded posts from this blog twice to my gaming group.

#181 Comment By Snargash Moonclaw On May 12, 2009 @ 1:32 pm

love the blogs

#182 Comment By Wild Joker On May 12, 2009 @ 1:33 pm

็”Ÿๆ—ฅๅฟซไน๏ผŒๅœฐ็ฒพ็‡‰็…ฎ็š„้ฃŸ็‰ฉ! (Happy Birthday, Gnome Stew!)

Cool swag, too!

#183 Comment By Tony Graham On May 12, 2009 @ 1:34 pm

More stew, please.

#184 Comment By narro87 On May 12, 2009 @ 1:41 pm

I only recently found you guys, but I’ve been quietly devouring your RSS feed. Keep up the amazing work!

#185 Comment By lemoocow On May 12, 2009 @ 1:42 pm

Happy give-me-stuff day!

#186 Comment By Hawksmoor On May 12, 2009 @ 1:43 pm

Been wanting those mats since you guys first reviewed them. Happy Birthday!

#187 Comment By giftedmunchkin On May 12, 2009 @ 2:09 pm

Alright, count me in!

#188 Comment By philipstephen On May 12, 2009 @ 2:10 pm

Those look pretty sweet. I am using the vinyl roll up mats by Chessex or some other company. Not sure if I remember their name right – but they work great…

Except, I end up pre-drawing stuff on transparencies and just overlay them on the battle grid for games…

I am curious to see how i might implement these grids into a game.

This is my first time commenting by the way – but I have immensely enjoyed the Gnome Stew and all the tasty stuff you gnomes make here.


#189 Comment By Restless On May 12, 2009 @ 2:18 pm

Congrats on your first year!

#190 Comment By BladeMaster0182 On May 12, 2009 @ 2:24 pm

Happy birthday GS. Here’s to many more years of delicious stew.

#191 Comment By Hawkesong On May 12, 2009 @ 2:29 pm

yay one year!! The best Stew ever rocks out, and gets better with age ๐Ÿ˜€

#192 Comment By davlannon On May 12, 2009 @ 2:40 pm

happy bday!

#193 Comment By Alan De Smet On May 12, 2009 @ 2:45 pm

Wooo for Gnome Stew!

#194 Comment By Fintach On May 12, 2009 @ 2:59 pm

Happy birthday to the gnomes!

#195 Comment By Airk On May 12, 2009 @ 3:02 pm

Ahoy, reply!

#196 Comment By streebor On May 12, 2009 @ 3:05 pm

happy birthday youngsters! may gond and garl glittergold protect this homey cyberburrow for years to come!


#197 Comment By UTAlan On May 12, 2009 @ 3:22 pm

Happy bday, GS!

#198 Comment By Tron On May 12, 2009 @ 3:25 pm

Congrats on your first year!

Looking forward to many, many more!

#199 Comment By Darth Hobo On May 12, 2009 @ 3:32 pm

Thanks for all of the great articles and good luck on year two!

#200 Comment By rocketlettuce On May 12, 2009 @ 3:51 pm

Love me some Gnome Stew!

#201 Comment By Reverend Mike On May 12, 2009 @ 4:03 pm

Yes, please.

You guys have done a fantastic job with this site. Well done.

#202 Comment By stupidranger On May 12, 2009 @ 4:05 pm

Congrats on an awesome first year! :)

#203 Comment By tomnute On May 12, 2009 @ 4:10 pm

Happy anniversary! I LOVE CONTESTS ๐Ÿ˜€

#204 Comment By timrichter9 On May 12, 2009 @ 4:20 pm

I like puzzles. I like D&D. Winning these tiles would allow me to not only put together puzzle pieces, but also play D&D. Yay!!!!

#205 Comment By Tilquinith On May 12, 2009 @ 4:51 pm

Hmm, I could probably make use of a set of those.

#206 Comment By graebg On May 12, 2009 @ 4:58 pm


#207 Comment By Zeavon On May 12, 2009 @ 5:35 pm

I’ve only been following you for about 3 months, and from the high quality of your articles, I figured you guys had been around for years and years. Congrats on your anniversary, and keep up the good work.

PS: I want those battleboards! Send them my way!

#208 Comment By Dimitri Mazieres On May 12, 2009 @ 5:37 pm

Congratulations on your first year! I have to admit that this anniversary contest finally convinced me to stop lurking and register ๐Ÿ˜‰

#209 Comment By xenocution On May 12, 2009 @ 5:47 pm

Yearling gnomes make the best stew meat. Milk-fed and tender. Yum!

#210 Comment By JOhn On May 12, 2009 @ 6:00 pm

Yay for the one year anniversary! Given how much cool stuff I’ve learned here, I hope for many, many more!

#211 Comment By daggerlynx On May 12, 2009 @ 6:25 pm

Congratz on your 1st year anniversary, freebies ftw!

#212 Comment By mishra187 On May 12, 2009 @ 6:31 pm

Didn’t get a set of tact-tiles when they were making them, these would be a great addition to my collection

#213 Comment By adamroyer1337 On May 12, 2009 @ 6:39 pm


Happy Anniversary!

#214 Comment By CeeRader On May 12, 2009 @ 7:02 pm

Great product, great site, Happy Anniversary!

#215 Comment By Monoxide On May 12, 2009 @ 7:22 pm

Happy Anniversary!
Eat more Gnome stew!

#216 Comment By The_Gun_Nut On May 12, 2009 @ 7:45 pm

Awesome. These interlocking mats look like they will be really handy.

Stew be awesome. Nom nom nom.

#217 Comment By Razjah On May 12, 2009 @ 8:03 pm

Great job, guys. I have to thank you for the ton of ideas that I have stolen from this site. But GMs are supposed to be kleptomaniacs so it is okay right? Hears to a great year and hopping for many more.

#218 Comment By smileyjersey On May 12, 2009 @ 8:19 pm

Happy B-Day, I bet those tiles would be great for the new campaign I’m starting up this summer!

#219 Comment By jedifreeman On May 12, 2009 @ 8:48 pm

Happy first anniversary!

#220 Comment By raevhen On May 12, 2009 @ 9:46 pm

Happy Anniversary and many more to come

#221 Comment By gizmomathboy On May 12, 2009 @ 9:59 pm

Keep up the interesting work.

#222 Comment By anonymousbrain On May 12, 2009 @ 10:50 pm

Those look AWESOME!!! I’ve added the link to my favs so I can grab some if I don’t win them.

And Happy Anniverary Gnome Stew!! Keep up the good work of helping us geeks be ourselves.


#223 Comment By AlasseMages On May 13, 2009 @ 1:03 am

You guys are one of the few websites I make a point of checking daily. Never stop!

#224 Comment By Cactus On May 13, 2009 @ 2:38 am

Happy birthday!

This is a great way to get lurkers like me to register, I wish more websites did it. Kudos on your fair and concise comments policy too. I actually read it before ticking the ‘I agree’ box!

#225 Comment By farfromunique On May 13, 2009 @ 2:53 am

I love the site, and can’t believe you’ve been here for a yar already!

#226 Comment By gebryan On May 13, 2009 @ 3:05 am

Happy Birthday,

I read you guys through RSS every day and have used the GM advice on many occasions. Very interested in modern RPG’s and horror.

#227 Comment By herzoa On May 13, 2009 @ 3:36 am

Congrats on the anniversary!

#228 Comment By Lord Snave On May 13, 2009 @ 3:59 am

neat stuff

#229 Comment By gomez On May 13, 2009 @ 4:59 am

Happy birthday guys!

#230 Comment By Lilk On May 13, 2009 @ 5:22 am

Happy Birthday to you.

#231 Comment By SmallBlueGod On May 13, 2009 @ 6:21 am

Happy Anniversary!

Cheers to many more.

#232 Comment By GeoffA On May 13, 2009 @ 6:33 am

Wow! You’ve put out a lot of good stuff in one year. I always assumed GS had been running longer than that.

#233 Comment By Tricen On May 13, 2009 @ 7:34 am

Shamefully posting to throw my hat in the ring for the prize ๐Ÿ˜›

#234 Comment By Sektor On May 13, 2009 @ 7:59 am

Congratulations! A round of hot stew for everyone to celebrate — here’s to a lot more years!

#235 Comment By GuJiaXian On May 13, 2009 @ 8:07 am


#236 Comment By Sunglar On May 13, 2009 @ 8:13 am

Happy 1st year… Now for the prize! Jajajaja

#237 Comment By Frost On May 13, 2009 @ 8:33 am

Happy Anniversary!

#238 Comment By BlackSeven On May 13, 2009 @ 9:05 am

I missed the vast majority of your first year. So I’m just here to try and milk the rewards of congratuling you. Self-serving congratulations FTW!

#239 Comment By creativemountain On May 13, 2009 @ 9:06 am

Congrats on your anniversary! :)

As always,

#240 Comment By Cantor On May 13, 2009 @ 9:12 am

Quite the interesting way to ramp up the number of comments you get. Happy first anniversary.

#241 Comment By rolflyn On May 13, 2009 @ 9:27 am

Happy Anniversary!

#242 Comment By Deranged Archivist On May 13, 2009 @ 9:32 am

Happy birthday Gnome Stew!

#243 Comment By hattymchappy On May 13, 2009 @ 9:38 am

I hope this is a random drawing because I can’t think of anything clever to say….um…I love you?

#244 Comment By Xtiangames On May 13, 2009 @ 9:41 am

Scooby Doo, on Channel Two!

#245 Comment By orklord On May 13, 2009 @ 9:50 am

Love the stew, keep up the great work!

#246 Comment By deadlytoque On May 13, 2009 @ 10:00 am

Happy birthday, GS! I’ve been reading more-or-less since the beginning, and I still read every day. It’s good to see all the varying ideas in the GMing world (even — no, especially! — when I disagree with those opinions).

#247 Comment By Semiazai On May 13, 2009 @ 10:03 am

Here we go.

#248 Comment By farkadenear On May 13, 2009 @ 10:05 am

Happy b-day…

Always love contests for free loot!


#249 Comment By merchantsteve On May 13, 2009 @ 11:03 am

These are sooooo flexible for use.
Happy Birthday

#250 Comment By calico_jack73 On May 13, 2009 @ 11:18 am

Hoody hoo! Here is hoping for a win! :)

#251 Comment By jasales On May 13, 2009 @ 11:22 am

I like the fact that these Battlegraph Dry Erase Tiles wont curl up like my battlemat. Looks like a very useful gaming aid.

#252 Comment By kurrika On May 13, 2009 @ 11:29 am


#253 Comment By Wrathamon-X On May 13, 2009 @ 11:30 am

I own a set of Tact-Tiles. I am actually the last guy to have bought them. He had some rejects that he sold me for cheap.

I gave my original set away as a xmas gift thinking I could just buy a new set. wow was I wrong.

I just ordered a set of these. We’ll see how they do. I’m a bit worried about them not being water-proof

#254 Comment By ladybam On May 13, 2009 @ 11:50 am

Happy B-Day

#255 Comment By Secretfire2004 On May 13, 2009 @ 12:24 pm

The stew is perfectly seasoned. Keep up the good cooking.

#256 Comment By Meat Shield On May 13, 2009 @ 1:10 pm

Happy Birthday, Stew. Keep up the good work.

#257 Comment By Jennerosity On May 13, 2009 @ 1:31 pm

Is it really only your first anniversary? I’m very impressed that you manage such a professional site with consistently high-quality articles after so short a time span. Happy anniversary and keep up the great content!

#258 Comment By frostryder On May 13, 2009 @ 1:31 pm

Happy Anniversary! :)

#259 Comment By banefyle On May 13, 2009 @ 1:35 pm

Hey, I’m new, I am bummed, only got a 5.13 on my mile today. . . I also REALLY WANT this prize!!!

#260 Comment By Loberto On May 13, 2009 @ 2:40 pm

Happy Anniversary! Much meat for many more years!

#261 Comment By Noffham On May 13, 2009 @ 2:47 pm

Congrats on the Anniversary. Keep on going strong!

#262 Comment By Panthanas On May 13, 2009 @ 4:54 pm

Yay! Gnome Stew! 1 year old!

Nom nom nom

#263 Comment By elstiko On May 13, 2009 @ 5:04 pm

My compliments to the chef…although I’m still picking tiny hats out of my teeth…

[how I wish to be a winner]

#264 Comment By constructofamind On May 13, 2009 @ 5:17 pm

Squee! A year! Hawesome!

#265 Comment By Crazy Eights On May 13, 2009 @ 5:17 pm

Congrats on one year and still going strong!

#266 Comment By mln84 On May 13, 2009 @ 5:47 pm

Congratulations on the anniversary! Many more to come, I hope.

#267 Comment By PHGraves On May 13, 2009 @ 5:48 pm

Congratulations, GS.

#268 Comment By Child Progeny On May 13, 2009 @ 7:02 pm

Happy B-Day, doggs. May you have many more.

#269 Comment By McAlister On May 13, 2009 @ 7:11 pm

Well congrats. One year at last!

#270 Comment By Botho On May 13, 2009 @ 7:47 pm

How tall is a gnome at 1 year?

#271 Comment By Wrathchild On May 13, 2009 @ 7:52 pm

Congratulations. Some say the first year is the hardest.

I’d also like to say thank you. I’ve just started playing D&D again after a twenty-year hiatus. I got roped into DMing and I’m very rusty. I’ve found a LOT of helpful stuff here at “The Stew”.

#272 Comment By Lebrule On May 13, 2009 @ 8:23 pm

Is the stew done yet? It’s been a year. Congrats

#273 Comment By Tinner On May 13, 2009 @ 8:47 pm

Congrats on year one!

#274 Comment By CapnHowdy On May 13, 2009 @ 9:38 pm



#275 Comment By Metaphorazine On May 13, 2009 @ 10:14 pm

Ooo, never been to this site before, looks fun. Congrats on 1 year! *fingers crossed for the tiles*

#276 Comment By zagzagal On May 13, 2009 @ 10:55 pm

Grats on the year

#277 Comment By Skaramuche On May 13, 2009 @ 11:45 pm

Longtime reader, first time commenter…those tiles look sick. Here’s hoping. *crossed fingers*

#278 Comment By Djyn On May 14, 2009 @ 2:12 am

AH-KAH-POW. Happy Birthday guys.

#279 Comment By henrix On May 14, 2009 @ 3:17 am

Happy gnomic anniversary!

And I’m glad to see the tact-tiles return!

#280 Comment By Maredudd On May 14, 2009 @ 6:08 am

Happy Anniversary!!!

#281 Comment By beldar1215 On May 14, 2009 @ 7:20 am

Congrats on one year!! Keep up the good work!

#282 Comment By AquaFox On May 14, 2009 @ 7:25 am

Happy anniversary!

#283 Comment By ironregime On May 14, 2009 @ 8:16 am

I thought about trying to make my own crappy version of Battlegraph dry erase tiles. Here’s hoping I win this contest so I don’t have to! ๐Ÿ˜‰

#284 Comment By deadsmurf On May 14, 2009 @ 8:32 am

I really would like some of those tiles!

#285 Comment By Lauguz On May 14, 2009 @ 10:53 am

Happy bday! Great content.

#286 Comment By whodo_voodoo On May 14, 2009 @ 11:11 am

First shiny dice and now battle mats plus a horde of great reading and all in year 1. Can’t wait to see what the future holds for the site.

#287 Comment By Arampur On May 14, 2009 @ 11:27 am

Happy B-Day Gnome Stew

#288 Comment By Alberand On May 14, 2009 @ 11:40 am

Congrats on your first year! There is some fantastic advice from several excellent writers on this site. I just wish I had time to read it all!

#289 Comment By 2dskillz On May 14, 2009 @ 12:07 pm

Awesome site, it has become a regular stop since I returned to tabletop gaming this year.

#290 Comment By lomythica On May 14, 2009 @ 12:14 pm

Congratulations on a year! I’m a new fan of yours, just started reading 2 months ago. Just want you guys to know that your stuff, is no fluff. You guys provide an excellent service and soundboard to the gaming community. Thanks!

#291 Comment By DocRyder On May 14, 2009 @ 4:31 pm

Get out that d300!

Congratulations! I’m not sure when I started reading, but I get something I can use long term from almost every article. Thanks, guys!

#292 Comment By Martin Ralya On May 14, 2009 @ 7:57 pm

To say that I’m humbled by the level of Stew love in the comments here would be an understatement. You could have said anything in your comments, and what you chose to say gives me a boost every time I check back on this thread. Wow.

Gnome Stew readers, you rock!

#293 Comment By Dire Human On May 14, 2009 @ 10:31 pm

Congrats, you guys! Consider me a fan… and a contestant, I guess.

#294 Comment By aunt joemima On May 15, 2009 @ 12:58 am

gratz on one year!

#295 Comment By KBKarma On May 15, 2009 @ 2:34 am

You’ve only been going for a year? Wow. Well done, and happy birthday.

#296 Comment By imadestroyer On May 15, 2009 @ 3:14 am

Happy anniversary!

#297 Comment By yomanimus_fightrightly On May 15, 2009 @ 4:55 am

Love the site! I’ve NEVER encountered a forum for reflection and improvement of gaming better than this!

#298 Comment By nysmoke On May 15, 2009 @ 5:14 am

A friend had a set of the original tiles like this and they were fantastic! Soon after he bought them, though, the company went out of business and we couldn’t get any more. Great news that someone picked up the ball and ran with it – I’d love a set of tiles for free and if they’re as good as the older ones, I’ll be buying more.

Just found this site and I’m looking forward to reading the articles. Congratulations on your anniversary.

#299 Comment By Destrin On May 15, 2009 @ 5:28 am

Oh hi, commenting for the win (hopefully) :)

#300 Comment By neubert On May 15, 2009 @ 6:22 am

There is nothing better than free loot! ๐Ÿ˜€

Happy one-year anniversary!

#301 Comment By merb101 On May 15, 2009 @ 1:55 pm

Ooooo, sign me up :) Those tiles look rather cool.


#302 Comment By kevinrichey On May 15, 2009 @ 9:40 pm

Congrats! I’ve been reading since day 1. Definitely the best GM content around.

oh yeah…

Me! mememememe! Pick me! ๐Ÿ˜‰

#303 Comment By zerfinity On May 16, 2009 @ 7:10 am

I am the only geek here….? Post 303 and no one has made this lame joke yet.

>sighs at his own lame-osity<

One year is nice but according my oracle (the 3.5 table generated maximum random age and my dice) I predict that the gnome has 143 more years until reaching its maximum age. A little on the young side for a gnome but I’m sure you can cope with your mortality given the time.

#304 Comment By Caulay On May 16, 2009 @ 10:46 am

Congratulations on your first year! I look forward to reading many, many more.

#305 Comment By Evilturnip On May 16, 2009 @ 11:01 am

Yay Yay Yay Gnomes.
I also would like to win some tiles.
So glad to see something like this back in print/circulation!

#306 Comment By Daenu On May 16, 2009 @ 11:45 am

Wow, 306 entries so far O.O Happy, happy birthday, Gnomes! Wishing you the best!

#307 Comment By slickam On May 16, 2009 @ 4:29 pm


#308 Comment By Crimson Newb On May 16, 2009 @ 6:14 pm

Happy anniversary. I didn’t realize the site was so new.

#309 Comment By BobSlaughter On May 16, 2009 @ 6:44 pm

Howdy. Commenting on this article.

#310 Comment By HeroForge On May 16, 2009 @ 9:11 pm

These things are covered in want. I missed my chance to preorder a set. Gimmeh!

#311 Comment By Rust On May 17, 2009 @ 1:32 am


#312 Comment By Offler On May 17, 2009 @ 4:37 am

I only recently found Gnome Stew thanks to a link from WIl Wheaton, but the articles are useful and worth following via RSS. I’d love a set of these – I’m in Oz, and currently broke so I can’t afford to ship any here!

#313 Comment By darrell On May 17, 2009 @ 8:54 am

In for a penny…

Thanks Gnomes.

#314 Comment By Dreadfeather On May 17, 2009 @ 12:53 pm

Excellent website, good info. Happy First Anniversary! [Contest Entered]

#315 Comment By dahli.llama On May 17, 2009 @ 3:29 pm


#316 Comment By itliaf On May 17, 2009 @ 9:41 pm

The daily updates to this site are a great way to start my mornings. Keep it up.

#317 Comment By barasawa On May 17, 2009 @ 11:19 pm

Interesting boards, and the price is almost cheap enough for me to afford. Don’t like the water damage risk, but hey, almost everything except dice get water damage. (Or worse, pepsi & mt dew damage.)

Never heard of Aftermath cleaner. The specs for finding a suitable alternative would be nice. (Especially since it’s water sensitive.)

Wonder if I can safely seal the grooves with something.

#318 Comment By Nerve Gas On May 18, 2009 @ 8:53 am

Long time reader, short time member here. About a year or so ago I started playing in a group where the DM had a set of the old Tact-Tiles. I loved the way you can just pull the ones of the end, slide them all down, and then add them to the top. That way the DM can always have the current action closest to him. Also, after the game was over, you could just dissasemble them and store them easily on a shelf. Sure beats rolling up a poster size BattleMat. Anyway, keep up the good work, I enjoy reading the site and have learned a ton even though I have been playing for a long time.

#319 Comment By decadence On May 18, 2009 @ 2:17 pm

Happy Anniversary!

#320 Comment By Kobold Gnome-Slayer On May 18, 2009 @ 2:39 pm

Happy Anniversary.

#321 Comment By jetzm On May 18, 2009 @ 2:55 pm


#322 Comment By pseudodragon On May 19, 2009 @ 8:27 am

Wow! 1 year already. Amazing. I can’t wait to see what the second year will bring. Thanks for another great contest (and prize!). I will give the Battlegraph Tiles a great home if I am selected. Congratulations on a fantastic beginning for Gnome Stew and an even brighter future.

#323 Comment By David Reese On May 19, 2009 @ 8:53 am

Happy Birthday! I have been edified by the first year of gnomestew, and I hope that it is just the first of many productive years!

Roll happy.


#324 Comment By Alphabet On May 19, 2009 @ 12:53 pm

Congratulations! I’ve been reading Gnome Stew since the beginning and I have learned much in the past year. Keep up the good work!

Also, the Battlegraph tiles look awesome.

#325 Comment By Tumorseal On May 19, 2009 @ 7:44 pm

Woo! I love the site!

#326 Comment By Martin Ralya On May 19, 2009 @ 9:00 pm

9:00 Mountain, and we’re done! Our thanks to everyone who entered — and good luck!

I’ll be firing up random.org later tonight, and in a slight departure from what I said up top, I won’t be keeping you in suspense: the winner will be announced tomorrow in a separate article. :-)