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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.
  
-  * **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. +
-  * We're building a bunch of resources on this wiki: +
-    * 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. +
-    * A collection of [[D&D Next]] ("​D&​D 5E") news and links. +
-    * A list of [[RPG Blogs]] (not every single one, but ones that contain useful content). +
-    * A [[Con List]] by region. +
-    * A list of [[Blogs Open for Submissions]] to help those who are interested in freelancing to get their feet wet. +
-    * [[Gamer Tunes]] with [[http://​youtube.com|YouTube]] links. Many D&D songs, though some more generic gamer content as well. +
-  * **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 7:00pm in the Merman Theatre.** We'll have an [[awesome door prize]].+==== Community ====
  
-We have lots of ideas for community projects:+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]]**.
  
-  * [[3 Generations After The End]], our post-apocalyptic setting (active) +==== Resources ====
-  * [[4emodern|Modern Assembly]] +
-  * 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 Fools' prank, 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]]+
  
-(Note: You can only edit pages on this wiki if you've created an account. For those interested, see our PopularityIndex.)+In addition to the **[[http://​gamerassembly.net/​links/​|Links Database]]**, ​ check out the **[[FAQ]]** or explore wiki **[[Resources]]**. 
 + 
 +For our panel videos, check out **[[Worldbuilding 101 Video]]**, **[[Tabletop System Wars Video]]**, and **[[Tabletop 101 Video]]**. 
 + 
 +==== Projects ==== 
 +**[[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]]. 
 + 
 +**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 a PDF. Physical copies are available for a small fee plus postage. Contact [[wiki:​user:​twwombat]] for more details. 
 + 
 +**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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