The Weekly Assembly: This Means War Edition

And no, that doesn’t mean edition wars. Perish the thought. We’re kicking off our new monthly theme with an RPG Blog Festival to match. Read on!

At Home

Articles posted here on The Gamer Assembly.

  • Stay tuned for Campaign Season, our upcoming RPG Blog Festival hosted here at The Gamer Assembly. Interested in writing military-themed content for an RPG? The signup page will be online soon.
  • Epic Endings by Brian Liberge revisits the end of his campaign and shows us how he revived it to run a more satisfying campaign wrap-up adventure.

Away

Content from people involved with The Gamer Assembly posted elsewhere across the Internet.

  • Secaelia: Player Classes and Options by Chris Jackson explains what classes should be available within the world of Secaelia, based on classes available in the Swords and Wizardry manual, plus details about how the different classes are perceived in-world.

Notes From Abroad

Other interesting articles and cool links.

Wizards of the Coast went public with their announcement about the next edition of D&D on Monday 09 January 2012. We’re collecting D&D Next links in our wiki. If we’ve missed any good ones that you’ve read, feel free to let us know in the comments or join us in the chat.

  • Calling All Gamers: Help A Grad Student Out asks gamers of all stripes to fill out a personality survey for fellow gamer Michelle Drury’s Master’s Thesis in Experimental Psychology. It comes with a free analysis of your responses, but it ends soon.
  • Caves of Chaos Reimagined by Weem provides a free-to-use-with-attribution awesome version of the Caves of Chaos map. It’s full color and based on the old B2 Keep on the Borderlands module. Have I mentioned it’s awesome?
  • Lost Movie Found from Ethan Gilsdorf at GeekDad presents recently-uncovered Super8 footage of a D&D game from the early 1980s. That brings back memories.

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