The New Gnome Stew Site

So, uh, hey, we've got a new site up. After the cowardly attack by Kobolds who hacked our site on the very first day of April this year (evidence archived here and the ensuing twitter war and retaliation hack here, here, and here), we went…

Welcome to Gnome Stew, the Gaming Blog, Part II

Hello, and welcome to Gnome Stew, part II. If you read Martin's farewell and explanation article here, then you know what's going on, but if you haven't here's the short version (short is all we've got around here, being Gnomes y'know) — After…
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Gnomes At Gencon and You Pick It, We Review It 2015

While listening to Gencon Episode of The Misdirected Mark podcast last night with Christopher M. Sniezak and our own Phil Vecchione , Phil made mention of the You Pick It, We Review It posts that we've done from time to time here on the Stew. This…

Announcing Gamer Romance Novels

We here at Gnome Stew are excited to announce our newest Engine Publishing project, and a bit of a departure from our regular fare – Gamer Romance Novels! Realizing, at a recent strategy meeting held over G+ hangouts, the untapped crossover…

Gnomes At The Gamerati Jamestown Game Day

One week from today, Saturday September 29th, Gnomes Phil “DNAPHIL” Veccione and John Arcadian will be running games and hanging out at the Jamestown Gamerati Gameday. http://gamerati.com/gamedays/jamestown.html Map Gaming Schedule…

Throwing Some New Ingredients In The Stew: Technical Upgrades

We get reader feedback about the Stew regularly, and we listen to it. As a result of that feedback, and of our own internal efforts to continually improve Gnome Stew, we've just rolled out three technical upgrades: multiple login options, comment…

Dealing With A Player Who Wants It All

Years ago, with a different group than I run for now, I had a friend who was a “colossal dick” at the table. He was a spot-light stealing player.  He had a solution to everything and wanted to take the party lead role in everything…