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Time and Time Again

Troy’s article on running a Ground Hog’s Day scenario reminded me of a Doctor Who one-shot I ran that put the characters in a time loop they had to solve from the inside. I thought it would be fun to follow up on Troy’s article and talk about that adventure and some of the tricks I used to get the...

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Bespoke Artisanal Conventions

Last year I was chatting with a co-worker who asked about my plans for the weekend since I was taking an extra day off to make it a long weekend. When I described the gaming weekend my friends were hosting at their house, he replied, “Oh, it’s another one of your bespoke, artisanal conventions...

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Troy’s Crock Pot: Running a Groundhog Day scenario

Gamemasters looking to pull themselves out of their gaming rut might consider running a scenario with a “Groundhog Day” time loop. I have an affinity for such storylines, and will eagerly watch a TV show or read novels that employ the time loop trope, should they cross my path. (Strangely, though,...

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Superhero Games and Stories

Recently, I signed up for DC Universe, primarily so I could watch the new season of Young Justice, but I’ve also taken advantage of all the DC animated movies available on the streaming service. There’s also an excitement in the air related to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what with Captain...

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The April Foolio of Fiends

Happy April First, everyone! We here at Gnome Stew are dedicated to bringing you the finest of gaming material, so we are proud to present The April Foolio of Fiends, an astounding collection of ridiculous monsters in a variety of systems. Feel free to use and abuse these foolish folks in your own...

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Welcome New co-Head Gnome Angela Murray!

Please join us in welcoming a new addition to the management team here at Gnome Stew – our new co-Headgnome Angela Murray! You know Angela from her many phenomenal articles on the site and as the de-facto host of the Gnomecast. Angela will now be joining John as co-Headgnome and will be...

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