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We have all the news that’s fit to share today for you! Here’s a carefully curated set of leading headlines from major GS news sources and tips by the TownCrier team. Send news and tips in via the handy web form at: http://bit.ly/TownCrierNews – We archive previous news items here at our home web site: http://gstowncrier.com/

FRIDAY
#TODAY in Elanthia: [9pm: Assault on Grimswarm-TV] ** [Vote for Mayor in the Landing from March 21-24. Your candidates: Faerinn, Leafiara, and Xorus] (All times Eastern)

ART EXHIBIT
It’s time to submit your art pieces for the Sixteenth Annual Solhaven Grand Art Exhibit! All submissions need to be in by March 26th. Please send your lovely text art pieces to the mail given at the wiki. Please see Cairnfang wiki page for examples, too: http://bit.ly/39tDHvc

ROLEPLAY
On Sunday March 22 at 11am, jump into Spring with watercolors, hosted by the Handmaidens of Ta’Illistim on the north Green. Learn about mixing pigments, shading, and create your own masterpiece. Materials and refreshments will be available.
BELOW THE FOLD – As previously reported

EVENT
Beacon Hall Archive brings the tradition of Restday Fastbreaking to a new pub outside Icemule Trace at 12pm Sunday, 22nd March. Lich Room #3053, go footpath. http://bit.ly/2quibF9

MERCHANT
On Tuesday March 24 at 9pm, Purl will take a break in her hunting of centaurs and roa’ters to feed and perform work for those in attendance. Her presence will keep the critters away while she works. She will be by the lake near Bonespear.

PREMIUM
On Tuesday March 24 at 5:30pm, Felthrop will be lightening armor, weapons, and shields for a small fee. Felthrop will park his wagon outside Icemule Trace.

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Kaikala posts a note about some Push Dagger scripts being on items that are named katars, and wants to make sure everyone understands the difference! Read up to get yours fixed: http://bit.ly/2U25rlb

UPDATE
GM Naijin updates Plinites and the Locksmithing Pool. He fixed a number of things and you will want to read up on it: http://bit.ly/2J2ELL4

FOREACH TIP
Use ;foreach to mark and register your worn items i.e. ;foreach in worn;remove item;mark item;register item;wear item – This tip via Pathragers! Send us your favorite ;foreach tip: http://bit.ly/31MM2XQ

PREMIUM
On Sunday March 22, come worship the spoon with Evlissa in the Merchant Lounge of Firefly Villa!

NEWS
GM Naijin lays out a document with his plans for archery at Discord on Tuesday night. Read over the document at: http://bit.ly/2IUZSyL and join the discussion at Discord: http://bit.ly/3b0zNKs

FREE SIMUCOINS
For all paid subscribers: don’t forget to log in to the SimuCoin Shop (not the main site) and claim your free simucoins this month. You must log in to see the big CLAIM button. Remember: if you don’t claim them, they POOF! This PSA brought to you by Alisaire! Ask her what happens when you forget!

MERCHANT
On Sunday March 22 at 8pm, join Blacksmith Grawlix at the Icemule Trace Forging Supply Shop for a chance at Weight/Pad/Sighting services. This merchant has special RULES you should READ on the calendar item at http://bit.ly/2GRtkCq http://bit.ly/2GRtkCq

REPOspotlight
Glaves has a script for the new Locksmithing Pool mechanics, :PoolParty – If you have boxes in your inventory it will deposit your boxes and check/loot/trash empty boxes any you have waiting to be returned. Supports Plinites and works globally. Now version 1.05 with Disk support and other updates. He gives a HUGE thanks to Tykus for taking the time to help.

UPDATE
GM Estild increased the minimum duration of the Voln Symbol, Kai’s Smite, from 5 seconds to 10 seconds! The base duration is still calculated from the end roll result. http://bit.ly/2wbUNPO

STORYLINE-WL
Friday Night in the Landing, the Manafire preparations began. Miss Leafi has your summary of bullet points, the unforgettable quips, and the storyline log for this particular KST. Enjoy: http://bit.ly/3aZ2Tdb

ANNOUNCEMENT
Wyrom has SimuCoin Shop news! Two new long-term enhancive potions will last 360 days at a time so you don’t have to keep clicking to buy multiples. Plus they are on sale now with updated pricing. The regular enhancive potions have new pricing and clarification in the store how long they will last. Special Monthly Unlocks for March: The conch shell from Spitfire 2015 with two unlock tiers on sale. All live by 8pm tonight. Read all about it at: http://bit.ly/2vrk8Vv

STORYLINE-IMT
Icemule Town Center was all cleaned up on Monday Night as two local architects collaborated per their contract with local authorities. Daukhera’s ice-encased piles are no more! They tarried to visit with the locals, and Foreman Hoine announced that he would try to return later in the week to do some work on citizen’s shops. http://bit.ly/3b4rCgf

EVENT
Spring is Here! Stormwild Hall, Silvergate Inn and Sphere and Scythe are hosting a picnic on Sunday, march 22nd at 3pm to celebrate Spring in the garden east of the Inn’s courtyard. There will be food, fishing, fireworks, trivia, and prizes. Your LIVING pets are welcome to join you.

EVENT
Go and join the Argent Mirror’s Handmaidens on Ta’Illistim’s North Green for refreshments, watercolor instruction, and discussion on Sunday, March 22nd at 11am.

ELECTION 5120-WL
Did you miss the Mayoral Debates? Xorus cleaned it up for us and it is at the wiki for you to enjoy. Questions. Answers. Comments from the Peanut Gallery. Just the Good Bits: http://bit.ly/2U9a1Np

PODCAST
The newest Town Square Central Podcast was released Sunday! Milax interviews Gamemaster Naijin with subjects including the locksmith pool, his work with combat maneuvers, some exciting archery updates, and mechanical vambraces. Listen now on your favorite Podcast App or at YouTube: https://youtu.be/J0UDMv6NbXg

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Retser announces that the Night at the Academy quest will no longer have implosion-casting creatures, but they will use Grasp of the Grave instead. http://bit.ly/2TTXBKg

EVENT
On Saturday, March 21 at 6pm at Silvergate Inn, come embrace the pampering with mayoral candidate Leafiara. Unwind and relax with spa services that will leave you feeling refreshed and give you a chance to see the softer side of Leafiara.

ANNOUNCEMENT
A Likely Story, the traveling Book Merchant’s wagon, is making the rounds of all the cities! This week in Ta’Illistim, then in the Landing. There’s a new volume in it, by Nazaar! Note: shop carefully, there are many books, and no refunds. http://bit.ly/3d2BKrA

UPDATE
Locksmithing Pool locations now open: Solhaven at Bog Alley, in Ta’Vaalor, at the dock of King’s Court, Cysaegir through archway for locksmithery; in Icemule, at the stucco wall, on Teras at the Adventurer’s Rest, Deck, in Ta’Illistim at the Pig & Whistle, at River’s Rest in a patched tent near Commons, and at the Mist Harbor, Western Harbor Docks, two rooms NW of the fountain, and the East Tower in the Landing. All look like they are supernodes. Release post: http://bit.ly/2uHGwtv

STORYLINE-WL
Friday night in the Landing, review the bullet points from Miss Leafi as the Manafires were set up to help eradicate the Blight. http://bit.ly/2QbmyPl

PANDEMIC PASTIME
Did your kiddos get kept home from school and ruin all your plans for ‘telecommuting’? Teach them the joys of GemStone while improving their reading, typing, socializing, and critical thinking skills! Get the fam involved during the pandemic, people!

PREMIUM
GM Quilic announces the March 2020 Premium Contest – Everything’s Better at the Beach! Deadline is the last day of the month to get this fun contest submitted! Read all about it: http://bit.ly/2Qfw6bV

TIP
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! For info about the upcoming election and its three candidates, visit the gswiki 5120 Wehnimer’s Landing Mayoral Election page. http://bit.ly/3aPnKQb

RESEARCH
Calling all rangers: take the first and second half of the TownCrier Ranger Survey and get your feedback directly in front of development GMs. You have until March 23, but don’t wait! http://bit.ly/3a6cX3I

CALENDAR
**Upcoming Major Event Dates: [Mar 21-24: Wehnimer’s Votes for Mayor] ** [March 27-April 5: Briarmoon Cove] ** [Apr: Rings of Lumnis] ** [June 5-7: Festival of Lumnea] ** [June: Rumor Woods] ** [Aug 6-9: SimuCon in St. Louis] ** [Aug: Duskruin]

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