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 ====== Welcome to the Gamer Assembly ====== ====== Welcome to the Gamer Assembly ======
-Welcome to the Gamer Assembly, a community and set of tools for tabletop RPG game masters and players. Here's what we've got:+Welcome to the **[[http://gamerassembly.net/doku.php?id=the_gamer_assembly_philosophy|Gamer Assembly]]**, a community and set of tools for tabletop RPG game mastersplayers, and designers.
-  * A [[FAQ]] of frequently asked questions for gamers, [[Gamer Resources]] for links to useful online tools (like dungeon generators), and [[Publishers]] for a list in progress of people actively making new print and/or PDF products for RPGs. +----
-  * **Live Chat** [[http://webchat.gamerassembly.net|on the web]] or on [[irc|IRC]]. +
-  * **[[http://blogs.gamerassembly.net|Blogs]]** written by the [[Stewards of the Assembly]]. We post several times a week. +
-  * **The [[Weekly Assembly]]**, a weekly roundup of articles written by ourselves and others in the RPG community. Archived on [[http://blogs.gamerassembly.net/category/weekly-assembly/|the blog]]. +
-    * These links are also copied into the [[Weekly Assembly Bin]], where they wait for the Stewards to move them to relevant pages on this site. +
-  * **Social media:** [[http://twitter.com/GamerAssembly|Twitter]], [[https://plus.google.com/b/106611956747125556744/welcome|Google+]], and [[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gamer-Assembly/236052719798329|Facebook]] +
-  * **Labs:** We've assembled a few things that are still nascent and unformed:  [[http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-call-to-assembly-issue-1/18900870|The Call to Assembly, issue 1]] (our print magazine), [[http://forum.gamerassembly.net|the forum]], and [[http://answers.gamerassembly.net|the Q&A area]].+
-**Join us at [[http://east.paxsite.com/|PAX East]] on Saturday, April 7 at 12:30pm in the Merman Theatre.** We'll have an [[awesome door prize]].+==== Community ====
-We're collecting [[D&D Next]] news and links.+The Gamer Assembly is most active live chatting on **[[https://gamerassembly.slack.com/|Slack]]**. You can also find us on **[[http://twitter.com/GamerAssembly|Twitter]]**, **[[https://plus.google.com/b/106611956747125556744/welcome|Google+]]**, and **[[https://www.facebook.com/GamerAssembly|Facebook]]**.
-We're also building a list of [[RPG Blogs]] (not every single one, but ones that contain useful content).+==== Resources ====
-Just for kickswe're collecting a [[Con List]] by region. We've also started a list of [[Blogs Open for Submissions]] to help those who are interested in Freelancing get their feet wet.+In addition to the **[[http://gamerassembly.net/links/|Links Database]]** check out the **[[FAQ]]** or explore wiki **[[Resources]]**.
-And now, [[Gamer Tunes]] with [[http://youtube.com|YouTube]] links. Many D&D songsthough some more generic gamer content as well.+For our panel videoscheck out **[[Worldbuilding 101 Video]]**, **[[Tabletop System Wars Video]]**and **[[Tabletop 101 Video]]**.
-We have lots of ideas for community projects:+Looking for shirts, mugs, or totes? Head over to [[http://gamerassembly.spreadshirt.com/|The Gamer Assembly Shop]]
-  * [[3 Generations After The End]], our post-apocalyptic setting (active) +==== Projects ==== 
-  * [[4emodern|Modern Assembly]] +**[[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC64D3LGDiw-_wqmMTDPHupA|YouTube Channel]]** We have started recording a show for DM Tips and Player ideas. Check it out on [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC64D3LGDiw-_wqmMTDPHupA|YouTube]]. Watch leave comments and let us know what you would like to hear us talk about. For episode summaries and notes on topics we haven't gotten too involved in during the episode you can find more details [[GamerAssemblyShow|here]].
-  * Solo adventure for players, introducing them to D&D 4E mechanics +
-  * 4E Near-future black ops +
-  * 4E Cyberpunk +
-  * An original world +
-  * Terrain and Traps +
-  * Good monsters +
-  * Epic Threats +
-  * Re-engineering Epic Tier +
-  * Big April Foolsprank, across all our blogs +
-  * Advent calendar next Christmas +
-  * In-chatroom workshops; topics include: +
-    * Character creation +
-    * Are evil PCs fun? +
-    * A "reasonable" approach to PC death (a middle ground between "PCs never die" and "PCs are pincushions"+
-  * [[Celebrity Chats]]+
-Alsowe should do contest! Brent volunteers to give away decent prize (a Red Box?).+**Our Latest Game** is called **[[The Explorer's Tale]]**and it facilitates worldbuilding with an audience. [[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/162667/The-Explorers-Tale|Click here]] for PDF. Physical copies are available for small fee plus postage. Contact [[wiki:user:twwombat]] for more details.
-(Note: You can only edit pages on this wiki if you've created an account. For those interested, see our PopularityIndex.)+**Our Latest Supplement** is the **[[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/161271/Harvest-Festival-Monster-Party|Harvest Festival Monster Party]]**, a set of themed monsters for //D&D// 5th Edition. It includes 5 explanations of how the monsters work together, a backstory for the adventure with ideas for expanding the adventure into a campaign, and a table of Bad News that requires the PCs to re-think their approaches every 30 minutes of game time. 
 +Check out **[[Projects]]** for previous successes and future planning, including [[wiki:user:BrianLiberge]]'s rules module **[[4emodern|Modern Assembly]]** and the Shattered Seas setting. 
 +Some projects not yet fully formed are the **[[http://forum.gamerassembly.net|Forum]]**, and the  **[[http://answers.gamerassembly.net|Q&A]]** area. 
 +Check out our products on **[[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/8848/Gamer-Assembly|DriveThruRPG]]** and **[[http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?contributorId=1057605|Lulu]]**: 
 +  * The [[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/155551/Swamp-Witch-Monster-Party|Swamp Witch Monster Party]] is a coordinated set of monsters for D&D 5th Edition. 
 +  * The [[Call to Assembly]] is our magazine. 
 +    * Issue #1 (December 2011 and January 2012) in [[http://www.lulu.com/shop/brent-newhall/the-call-to-assembly-issue-1/paperback/product-18900870.html|print]] or [[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/99713/Call-to-Assembly-issue-1|PDF]] 
 +    * Issue #2 (February and March 2012) in [[http://www.lulu.com/shop/brent-newhall/call-to-assembly-issue-2/paperback/product-20079752.html|print]] or [[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/101605/Call-to-Assembly-issue-2|PDF]] 
 +    * Issue #3 in [[http://http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/103300/Call-to-Assembly-issue-3|PDF]]. 
 +  * [[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/100193/3-Generations-After-The-End|3 Generations After The End]] is our system-neutral post-apocalyptic setting. 
 +We're also noodling around with a [[Role-Player's Retreat]] 
 +==== News Archive ==== 
 +The Weekly Assembly is no longer going out each week. You can still find the best of the web in our sporadic updates on the [[http://blogs.gamerassembly.net|blog]]. Each post is **[[http://blogs.gamerassembly.net/category/weekly-assembly|archived]]** in its original format. Visit the **[[http://gamerassembly.net/links/|Links Database]]** for a searchable version of all these links.  
 +See also our [[Contributor Agreement]] 
 +(Note: You can only edit pages on this wiki if you've created an account. For those interested, see our [[PopularityIndex]].)

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