Weekly Assembly: Monte Leaves as Drow Invade

I knew I couldn’t keep from compiling gaming links. I also toyed with naming this article “Invasion of the Cyber WereDrow”, but restrained myself. Enjoy!

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Articles posted here on The Gamer Assembly.

  • 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! Volume 2 is now available at RPG Now as well. The printed version of Volume 2 is in progress.

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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.

  • While we’re on the subject of drow, check out the UK D&D Drowathon Promotional Blog. If you’re anywhere near Nottingham on Saturday 12 May, get yourself over to Mondo Comico by 11AM to play The Sun Never Rises, which starts the whole Rise of the Underdark storyline, and the first session of the Web of the Spider Queen encounters season.
  • Going Last jumps into the land of RPG Blog Carnivals by hosting May of the Dead. If you like the undead, hurry on over and sign up. Guest bloggers welcomed.
  • Truth of the week: “Roleplaying is a team sport.” Read more sage advice for players who want to GM in Your Time Is Now at Gnome Stew.
  • Artist Jenna Fowler sees some large expenses looming on the horizon, so she’s rustling up some business by having a Commission Sale! Take a look around Art By Jenna Fowler, especially the Gallery, and see if you can’t throw some work her way before the end of May.
  • The Board Games Edition of Tracy Hurley’s Joining the Party takes a look at favorite board games for gamers, including an overview of all the D&D-themed board games from Wizards of the Coast. Also be sure to check out the links to articles across the D&D community in the Tavern Tales section.
  • And like we need another distraction, there’s a new lazy MMO fantasy RPG based on your Twitter traffic called Tweenk. Lazy or not, I want better loot.

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  • Keith Davies maintains In My Campaign and on Mondays he publishes a collection of Links of the Week including recommended Kickstarter projects and interesting YouTube videos. Take a look at this week’s collection which includes silly putty for potholes, a Coat of Arms Design Studio, and two takes on analyzing and building random encounter tables.
  • Gaming As Women gathers links in their This Week in Gaming and This Week in Feminism series of articles on Sundays. Both series are collected under the News category. This Week in Gaming features Dungeon World’s switch to a Creative Commons license and the finalists for the 2012 Game Chef competition.

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