Beneath the soil they wait, oozing digestive juices to liquefy and...Read More
Author: Chuck Lauer
About The Author
Chuck Lauer (he/him/his) is a tabletop RPG enthusiast, imaginary superhero, and reluctant professional who lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his husband, his dog, and a distressingly large pile of gaming books.
RPGs, like great historical dramas of imaginary...Read More
If your table is anything like mine, bards are...Read More
A couple of months ago, a friend sent me this...Read More
If you’re like most people, you’re...Read More
It Came From The Stew Pot
What Are People Saying?
What are people saying?
“Gnome Stew is like a one-stop shop for GMing tips. Written by a group of seasoned, passionate and friendly Game Masters, the Stew has rapidly become THE reference GMing blog of the RPG blogsphere. It’s regular, high quality content is backed by a strong sense of community based around a solid readership and friendly discussions with the authors.“
Philippe-Antoine Menard, Musings of the Chatty DM
Our Books for GMs
Through our partner Engine Publishing, we've published six system-neutral books for GMs, with over 28,000 copies sold. Available in print and PDF.
The Complete Game Master's Guide to Running Extraordinary Sessions
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The Art of Improvisation for Game Masters
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The Complete Game Master's Guide to Campaign Management
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The Complete Game Master's Guide to Session Prep
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1,000 Memorable NPCs for Any Roleplaying Game
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501 Adventure Plots to Inspire Game Masters
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Through Encoded Designs
Through our partnership in the G.E.M. collective, many of the Gnomes are affiliated with creating products through Encoded Designs. Available in print and PDF.
Gnomes on Podcasts, even a Gnome Only Podcast!
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Do you have what it takes to save Neon City in this 80s, neon, cyberpunk game?
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Art by Matt Morrow, Characters By Encoded Gnomes
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Gnome Phil Vecchione's Dungeon World Hack About Water Rights
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