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GenCon Returnees, Here’s What You Missed on the Stew

Welcome back, ye tired, ye broke and ye awesomed-out!

Here’s what you missed on Gnome Stew while you were in Indy (thanks for suggesting this, Troy!):


(’cause let’s be honest: Mentally, you started GenCon at least this early)

D&D Burgoo (4.0): Remaking the Realms IV: Adventure Hooks Along the Rauvin, Troy’s adventure seeds for the re-imagined Realms, and The Best Break from GMing: Playing, my simple recommendation for recharging your GMing batteries.


Without which not, Scott’s in-depth look at character roles and the problems that can arise around them, which drew a ton of great comments.


Matthew’s Surgery on Gnomes is Expensive! — as GMs, should we take the lead in modeling healthy behavior for our groups?


Troy wrote Troy’s Crock Pot: Realms as a freebie, which looks at WotC’s latest free 4e Realms excerpt: The Silver Marches, oddly enough.


F.A.P.: The Problem With Dexterity, the first in a new series from John: Frequently Abused Powers, my regular GMing link roundup, Gnome Rodeo: Everyone’s at GenCon Edition and late in the evening, some awesome news: Congratulations to Gold ENnie Winner DungeonMastering.com! (Go, Yax, go!)

The Weekend

You know how relief is spelled R-O-L-A-I-D-S? Well, lazy is spelled G-N-O-M-E. My big accomplishment was getting a haircut.

Right This Hot Minute

We kicked off this week with our first contest, where you can win custom sound effects for your game.

How was your GenCon?

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. He lives in Utah with his amazing wife Alysia and their awesome daughter Lark in a house full of books and games.