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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/

SATURDAY
#TODAY in Elanthia: [24/7: Rumor Woods-QUEST TRANSPORT RUMOR] ** [6pm: Roar into Bardfest with Warm-up games-ILLI] ** [7pm: Duvernith offers WPS for Solhaven Citizens] ** [11pm: Mayor Leafiara has Town Meeting-WL] (All times Eastern)

QUOTEofTheWEEK
There are so many new developments in @gemstoneiv it’s hard to keep track! Read about all the happenings and enjoy humor from players like Starchtin on the official player forums. Here’s the quote at Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBoQcRtB5TN/

RUMOR WOODS
News from the Festival: The First Bugle was found Friday Night! Shop updates at the wiki: https://gswiki.play.net/Rumor_Woods_2020_shop_listing

RUMOR WOODS
REPOSpotlight for Rumor Woods activities: Fox Hunting, check out fox.lic For Jousting, look at ;joustsmart 2020. ;repository info SCRIPTNAME and if you like what you see, ;repository download SCRIPTNAME – Best of luck to all!

STORYLINE-WL
GM Kenstrom introduces the next Storyline for the Landing in two chilling vignettes. Blood Son, coming soon to Wehnimer’s Landing: https://bit.ly/2Yg38gp Here’s the InstaPoster for it: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBojWNyheB1/

RUMOR WOODS
The official GemStone Email of information for the SimuCoin Rumor Woods event arrived Friday in mailboxes. Introducing the Battle of the Coney and the Tortoise – Rumor Woods 2020, June 19 9pm until midnight, June 28. QUEST TRAVEL RUMOR to attend. https://bit.ly/2Napl9D And we made a Instagram of the Official graphics: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBocr9ip8R2/

CAPPED
Just as the Hour of Ronan approached (that’s midnight!) on Wednesday, May 17, Lord Asben finally capped in Town Square. It took almost 20 years, but this rogue snuck back in it to win it! Congratulations, Asben! https://www.instagram.com/p/CBoXhschzVz/

RUMOR WOODS
Auntie H has news on Stall Updates for your mounts, slated for Rumor Woods. Not everything on the list is available this time, though. There are free upgrades and other options. Costs listed for those that will be at Rumor Woods. https://bit.ly/3el4lZu

STORYLINE-FWI
GM Quilic has a couple vignettes from Mist Harbor Notables at the Officials today. Bounty Hunting, the first group: https://bit.ly/2NbHXps

UPDATE
Auntie H loves mount bugs, she claims! Evidently she loves them so much that she takes time out of her very busy Rumor Woods schedule to make an extra one JUST for us! TL;DR: If you are experiencing any odd thing/s with your existing mount, ASSIST so she can fix it up. https://bit.ly/3djfJDS

STORYLINE-WL
Thursday in the Landing: Cordarius thanks everyone for freeing him and promises a discussion soon regarding the still-sealed Grand Magister Octaven, who will have to be released sooner than later. He says her time is coming, hinting at justice for her misdeeds, but we also need some of the information in her head–and ideas on ways to get it. Octakin’ Our Time, the full log and bullet points from Miss Mayor Leafi at the wiki: https://bit.ly/37Lvl1Y

STORYLINE-FWI
(Some of) You Have Mail. Traiva writes 4 letters and sends them to Rohese, Akenna, Faerinn, and Naamit, in care of Greth. Will the recipients understand her clearly? She hopes so. https://bit.ly/2NdcXWj

RUMOR WOODS
GM Estild has news for the Couturier’s Retreat Shop at Rumor Woods. The cost for weight reduction above 20% is being lowered and she will work on worn containers, now. Additionally, shimmering blue orbs (Level two Roleplaying award) will be for sale at that shop for 3,500 Raikhen. https://bit.ly/2Cp4Fsi

FOUND
Phaerla found a nice collection of stationery items in FWI last week. If you lost any please find her to claim them with descriptions of what was lost.

ANNOUNCEMENT
There’s a new LNet channel to dicuss the current Festival! ;TUNE FESTIVAL for all Rumour Woods related talk and news. Thanks Pathragers!
BELOW THE FOLD – As previously reported

ELECTION-IMT
On Wednesday June 24 at 9pm, individuals wishing to put their names forward for Town Council votes will have an opportunity to make their case to the citizens of Icemule Trace. This meeting will occur in Clovertooth Hall.

EVENT
Beacon Hall continues the tradition of Restday fast breaking on Sunday, June 21st, in the tree house of River’s Rest Town Commons (lich #10865) at 12pm Noon. Capture the Flag Round Two after brunch! Then at 5pm, the monthly Beacon Hall Archive meeting occurs. http://beaconhall.net/index.php?Calendar#de66b36d

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Retser Announced Reim Updates for Chests and Traps. The trap “ambush” now has a 2second RT, instead of 3. The number of denizens involved will scale from 2 to 5, depending on the number of people present. Reim chests – sounds like killer boobytraps are now going to be like regular ones. Read the details: https://bit.ly/2Nc3lLm

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 Jastalyn! Ask her why she always remembers!

MERCHANT
On Tuesday June 23 at 9pm, Tinker Zherkal will be in the Adventurers’ Rest Foyer to work for Teras Isle residents and visitors. He will lighten or change the look of their weapons for a modest fee.

EVENT
Need Voln favor? Join Ord an Dragan for a hosted Shadow Valley Favor Hunt on Sunday, June 21 at 10pm. Gather at Baile Dragan, The Wyrm’s Rest in the Landing, (Lich location 23836). They are asking that you are at least 20 trains. Much favor for all! Proceeds on the hunt will go to the Ord an Dragan coffers.

RUMOR WOODS
GM Thandiwe says to watch Rumor Woods for the Kindred Garb and The Tartan Cloth shops, which will feature the new garments, tartans, and their accessories released in the recent Arisaid and Tartan lore documents. Read all about this impressive and interactive new line clothing for men and women in her post, also watch your fav Highlands-themed movies and Outlander to get into the spirit: https://bit.ly/3dffbPs

RUMOR WOODS
Top Fox-Handler Wyrom announces updates for the Fox Hunt at Rumor Woods. Exp increase for TRACK, OBSERVE, SEARCH. An extremely rare prize, brass bugle, which summons a pet fox, added. Keep a hand free for that gunny sack at the end. Each run through the fox hunt will award raikhen and an additional item. Prizes are from the SimuCoin Shop, in addition to the bugle. Read all the details on his post: https://bit.ly/2Ccs0Nz

CONTEST
GM Valyrka announces a contest to fill up the food menu at Lilly’s Tavern in the Ravelin! Give it your best, complete with tastes, and good luck to all. The contest ends July 15. https://bit.ly/2zFlnT5

STORYLINE-IMT
Jiarine encounters a red wisp of smoke in Icemule Trace. The wisp shoots onto her and settles, painfully, in her ear. Then a conversation begins… Read what happened at the Officials: https://bit.ly/2BdSGx4

STORYLINE-IMT
The Unseen Enemy in Icemule Trace had quite the impact on some locals. Elphieya tells the story of chaos in Town Center at the Officials: https://bit.ly/2BfLTmv

EVENT
On Monday June 22 at 9:30pm, Icemule Trace is pleased to announce its first and sole mayoral debate between the candidates of the four burrows: trader Walesca Wineberry, magic vendor Ellerel Barrowfoot, guard captain Talliver Dabbings, and troubadour Hazelnut Honeybrook. The debate will be held in Clovertooth Hall, and formal attire is requested.

MERCHANT
On Saturday June 20 at 7pm, Duvernith will offer Weight/Pad/Sighting services to the citiens of Solhaven in the Citizens’ Tent on the corner of Nerite and Cowrie. This merchant has special RULES you should READ on the calendar item at http://bit.ly/22574KX http://bit.ly/22574KX

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Estild brings us an information-packed update on Ascension, the much anticipated Post-Cap training system. He lays out some basics for the Common abilities, and asks for your input: https://bit.ly/2UVfokt

MERCHANT
On Tuesday June 23 at 8am, Tinker Zherkal will be in the Adventurers’ Rest Foyer to work for Teras Isle residents and visitors. He will lighten or change the look of their weapons for a modest fee.

ROLEPLAY
The Mayor’s Town Meeting in the Landing will be at 11pm on Saturday, June 20. Meet at the Raging Thrak Inn’s Trophy Room.

EVENT
Only 4 weeks to go until FashionFest 5120. If any CHE, MHO, or individual is interested in holding an event, be sure to grab a slot in the Programme of Events on the wiki page. https://gswiki.play.net/FashionFest_5120

LORE
GM Thandiwe brings us the descriptions of all the tartans of the T’Kirem Clans, along with their meaning and lore. Read all about it at the wiki: https://gswiki.play.net/The_Tartan_Cloth

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Retser announces that MOUNT TRAVEL is going to be ready in time for Rumor Woods. He explains the new options in his post at the Officials. You can travel to another town (but only once every 24 hours) or travel to a hunting area (he lists them), and return from your hunting ground to town. Read all the details: https://bit.ly/3d235cs

CAPPED
After 23 years, Alterock finally capped while resting in the Trophy Room of the Thrak Inn back where his long journey began. We’re helping him celebrate with a nice shiny achievement: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBhtYGeJg5S/

STORYLINE-IMT
The Ghost of Nihala and the Crimson Smoke: An Eyewitness Account from Elphieya in Icemule Trace. The coming days might bring more darkness and threats upon the town. https://bit.ly/3d8HHlJ

ELECTION-IMT
GM Auchand posts the Icemule Mayoral Election Schedule. The Mayoral Debate will be Monday, June 22 at 6:30pm. There will be a chance for individuals wishing to run for Town Council to present their platforms on Wednesday, June 24 at 6pm, and the Polls will be open from Friday morning, June 26 to Sunday, June 28 at midnight. Watch for more announcements from Clovertooth Hall! https://bit.ly/2N1rmES

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Oscuro announces that Rangers affected by the spell, Wall of Thorns (640) will now display that to others in their look description. Check your mirror! There’s a suppression setting with SET NOSPELLLOOK ON if you do not wish this to show. https://bit.ly/2N3kKpo

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Oscuro: that new RESOURCE command – now with MORE Voln favor! Try it! https://bit.ly/3hCz8TV

REMINDER
Return To Elanthia special offer code, GS2020SPRING, Expires the end of June. If you have GS Buddies who are off playing some ridiculous graphic game 🙂 or another, invite them to come home and experience the roleplaying! https://bit.ly/2U5p8J1

RUMOR WOODS
GM Thandiwe gives us a sneak preview of traditional highlander garb under a Rumor Woods preview post. The Arisaid. No word about which shop will feature this traditional T’Kirem Bear Clan ladies’ garment, though. But I’m hoping to see it there now! https://bit.ly/3hxiBk7

CAPPED
Around 3:45pm on June 15th, Brandilor Sablesky hit level 100 while foraging in the Landing. His journey began about 20 years ago. He wishes to say, “Thanks to Ord an Dragan for all of the quiet favors they do for the citizens of the Landing”. Congratulations Brandilor! Here’s your InstaPin: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBfAJvjhDID/

NEWS
Naamit shares her notes from the Ta’Illistim/Cysaegir OOC Meeting with GM Valyrka. Review news for this part of the Elven Nations, planned updates, and the Questions and Answers at the end: https://bit.ly/2Y4TAFh

REPOspotlight
Selema just released a stunning new crosscharcom alternative for Lich, which she has called Borg. ;repository info borg for more information. There is a small suite of scripts that work with it, so also download drone, queen, summon, and dismiss. It doesn’t use LNet, it uses Ruby – and you’re going to be so impressed!

BARDFEST 5120
Roar Into Bardfest at 6pm on Saturday, June 20 in the Argent Aspis Tent outside the Bard Guild in Ta’Illistim. Warm up your creative inner self to get ready to present your best at Bardfest in July. You’re going to need to bring all your tricks if you want to make the finals at this annual blowout of performances!

REFERENCE
Lord Whirlin is back and at work! His current projects: a new training spreadsheet, breaking down mechanics updates, and updating profession guides. He’s put together a Patreon page: http://patreon.com/LordWhirlin

NEWS
Steeltalon announced the LNET relay Discord. Read LNET on your phone, a second monitor, or go back to find that amazing tip on help or the TownCrier. It has discrete channels for the main LNET channels. You get all the bells and whistles of Discord, searches, notifications, etc. Wow! Here’s your invitation link: https://discord.gg/WGTCNGq

CAPPED
While sitting amongst friends at the Wayside Inn on June 14th at 6pm, Meggiemae Faleenos reached level 100. The Journey took her 22 months and she stated, “I walked along with my friends.” Congratulations Meggiemae! https://www.instagram.com/p/CBclWatJchI/

FASHION
It’s been a busy few months but summer is almost here and the Elanthian Vogue team are ready to get away from it all. Are you? Read the latest edition to learn more about retreats and the call of the wild. https://gswiki.play.net/Elanthian_Vogue:_Lumnea_5120

NEWS
GM Tamuz invites you to Get Inked! The automated tattoo wagon is near the North Gate of the Landing, it will leave for the Elven Nations in a few days, and after that, it will be at Mist Harbor for a few days. What’s yours going to be? https://bit.ly/2zvSEAf

ROLEPLAY
With Bardfest ending (or at least going on hiatus) after this year, Aspis, Paupers, and Silvergate are coordinating for an Elanthian Arts and Culture Festival in 2021! Would your CHE or MHO be interested in participating? Let us know. (This is to get interest ONLY so we can keep you in the loop – no commitment!) https://forms.gle/4NFctrBzmv9b64kL6

CALENDAR
**Upcoming Major Event Dates: [June 28: Rumor Woods Ends] ** [July 11-12: FashionFest 5120] ** [July 13-15, and 24th: Bardfest] ** [July 24-31: Premium Festival] ** [Around Aug 14: Duskruin begins]

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