Weekly Assembly: Create Something New Right Now

This week we’re talking about Getting Excited and Making Things in various forms. Enjoy the links and let them inspire you to explore and create!

At Home

Articles posted here on The Gamer Assembly.

  • March’s Blog Theme at The Gamer Assembly is “Gaming in the Modern Age”. Have an RPG article idea set in Information Age earth? Contact us for guest blogger opportunities!
  • Campaign Season is upon us. Sign Up for our military-themed RPG Blog Festival hosted here at The Gamer Assembly. It runs from 19-26 March 2012.
  • Only 39 Gaming Days Until PAX East! If you’ll be in Boston on Easter weekend April 6-8, you owe it to yourself to attend the best gaming con. Three-day passes have sold out, but you can still pick up day passes. We’ll be there running the “Fix Your RPG Problems with the RPG Doctor and Gamer Assembly” panel on Saturday, April 7 at 12:30pm in the Merman Theatre. Will we see you there?
  • The Call To Assembly, Volume 1, our collection of the first 2 months of Gamer Assembly posts is now available as a free PDF at RPG Now and as a not-free printed magazine at Lulu!

Away

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

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.

  • The Singer-Songwriter Uber Alles? lets us know that it’s every bit as awesome to use published materials in your home game as it is to write everything yourself.
  • You can also check out examples of Marvel play posted at the rpg.net forums: Post 1 and Post 2.
  • The Days Of Wonder CEO explains how the iPad version of Ticket To Ride boosted sales of the board game over at Penny Arcade. Interesting thoughts about they synergy between the digital and physical forms of a single game.
  • Nukemap will show you just how far the fireball from a 350 kiloton nuclear warhead will extend from ground zero. Ideal for modern doomsday games or Twilight: 2000.
  • Given the resurgence of OSR topics lately, How to Publish a Fanzine by Mike Gunderloy published by Loompanics might be of interest.

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