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HELLO
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/

SUNDAY
#TODAY in Elanthia: [Noon: Restday Fast Breaking-RR] ** [4pm: Landing Town Meeting-WL] ** [6pm: Roar into Bardfest-ILLI] ** [Midnight: Rumor Woods Ends] ** [Midnight: Icemule Polls Close] (All times Eastern)

VOTE FOR GS
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ANNOUNCEMENT
A Likely Story, the book wagon, rolled into Ta’Illistim with a brand new title, The Immortal Company by Capell, transcribed and illustrated by Phanna Green. Pick up this new one and 4 other limited edition books at the traveling shop. https://bit.ly/3eGCWkS

HEADLINE SECRETS
Learn to send in the best news to the TownCrier. Join Newsby and Team members for tips about how to submit headlines to the TownCrier for the highest impact. Whether you like to share tips and news or a representative from a player run organization, pick up on the secrets of well-crafted news blurbs! See you Tuesday evening, June 30, 7pm at Miss Newsby’s table at the Raging Threk Inn in the Landing. Bring a potential submission with you, we’ll work on it together for you!

ANNOUNCEMENT
Promote The Vote! Icemule voting is over at midnight tonight. Exit polls show a tight race between respected Town Guard Captain Talliver Dabbings and dark horse candidate Hazelnut Honeybrook. Ellerel Barrowfoot, the Magical Burrow’s candidate, trails close behind, with merchant Walesca Wineberry in fourth place. When reached for comment, a representative for candidate Wineberry’s campaign said, “Don’t count us out just yet.” https://bit.ly/388OTO7

DISCUSSION
A dialogue has been started on the officials by Treeva’s player to discuss the Elven exclusivity during roleplay in Ta’Illistim. If you have a feeling about it, you may want to read over it and weigh in, too: https://bit.ly/2CGnAPg
BELOW THE FOLD – As previously reported

NEWS
On Thursday July 2 at 9pm, join GameMaster Auchand and his ninety-nine man ragtime band in the Icemule Trace Meeting Pavilion for another OOC meeting to discuss current and upcoming developments for Icemule Trace.

EVENT
Join the Seers of The Order of the Sphere and Scythe on Tuesday, June 30th at 9pm in Wehnimers Landing at the Sphere and Scythe’s Vision Room. It is here that they will provide glimpses of the past, present, and future for individuals who seek answers. Come out and enjoy refreshments and spiritual awakenings.

EVENT
Beers – and WPS – at the Bluerock: Populento will be offering Weighting, Padding, or Sighting on gear for Zul Logoth citizens on Thursday, July 2, at 9pm. Up to 25 citizens will be selected to receive his work, and they will be eligible to choose up to 10 services on a single item. There’s more rules about this event on the GS Calendar. Read them! http://bit.ly/22574KX

SURVEY
The TownCrier’s paladin survey has concluded! The public summary and charts will take time, but meanwhile, if you’d like to read through our participants’ written answers (and only the written answers), you can find part 1 here: https://bit.ly/3i8NdbG and part 2 here: https://bit.ly/385b7QN

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Oscuro updates those old ogres to be part of the Basic Critter System. They have new tricks, new messaging. So while the ogres are cheering, ogre hunters may want to watch out! Ogres OP! https://bit.ly/2Cy8hIn

CAPPED
Somewhere around the 23rd of June, one of our fellow adventurers capped and wishes to remain anonymous. I don’t know the date, or the time, what class or even if they are male or female. So, to our anonymous capped person. Congratulations! This Instagram is for you! https://www.instagram.com/p/CB4u8YZJUDV/

RUMOR WOODS
GM Thandiwe Announced the Grand Re-Opening of the Quit Stallin’ shop at Rumor Woods. There’s a backroom in it, now, and this backroom has stall certificates and papers of all variety. All for your stall: deepening, containers, trash receptacles, earth node, bench, and more are in her post at: https://bit.ly/3i3Ty8n Plus there are now available stalls in the Landing! https://bit.ly/3i3Ty8n

ELECTION-IMT
GM Auchand asks you to CHECK YOUR VOTE if you voted in the Icemule Election on Friday before 3pm. Go back to the Voting booth to do so. https://bit.ly/2NwXikN

ROLEPLAY
The Mayor’s Town Meeting in the Landing will be at 4pm on Sunday, June 28. Meet at the Raging Thrak Inn’s Trophy Room.

EVENT
Draw the Blooms of Summer! You’ve made it to the other side of Rumor Woods so now what? Try recharging your appreciation of nature by drawing it with the Caeruil Atelier on Tuesday, June 30 at 9pm in Ta’Illistim’s Veythorne Manor by the Glowbark Tree (13424). No experience necessary, art supplies will be provided. Come appreciate nature and the flowers of Ta’Illistim like it was meant to be – without worrying about secret foxes hiding behind every corner. https://bit.ly/3eDytje

ELECTION-IMT
Icemule Town Council Candidate Speeches from Wednesday night. The election is this weekend, Icemule, you’ll want to read this from the officials: https://bit.ly/2Z9EixZ

UPDATE
GM Oscuro announced that Mind over Body (Spell 1213) received a small update. It will save fractions of stamina savings to apply to future stamina-costing abilities. He goes on to break this math word problem into actual details on the Officials: https://bit.ly/383mUPB

EVENT
Beacon Hall continues the tradition of Restday fast breaking on Sunday, June 28th, in the tree house of River’s Rest Town Commons (lich #10865) at 12pm Noon.

PSA
Once a month reminder: back up your GemStone data somewhere safe! For StormFront settings; here’s how: http://bit.ly/2FadiqZ and then back up your Lich folder by copying it somewhere safe. If you’re using auto-back-up software, make sure your lich location is included. Or do it the easy way with ;jbackup This month’s backup reminder brought to you by Peam!

MERCHANT
On Monday June 29 at 8pm, Yriwyn will offer Weight/Pad/Sighting services to citizens of River’s Rest in the Town Commons. This merchant has special RULES you should READ on the calendar item at http://bit.ly/22574KX http://bit.ly/22574KX

MERCHANT
On Monday June 29 at 10pm, Zherkal will be offering Weight/Pad/Sighting services to citizens of Teras Isle in the Adventurer’s Rest Foyer. This merchant has special RULES you should READ on the calendar item at http://bit.ly/22574KX http://bit.ly/22574KX

LOSS TO COMMUNITY
Wyrom brought the sad news to us on Tuesday that GM Skhorne has passed away and wrote, “He truly loved being a GameMaster for GemStone IV and playing Platinum. Elanthia will be a little dimmer without him. Our condolences to his friends and family.” Alas. 🙁 https://bit.ly/2B2EVS8

STORYLINE-WL
Faerinn tucks a note into the “Sorry, you were Trapped inside of a Bane coffin” card for Councilman Cordarius. You gotta read this. https://bit.ly/3dsMYF0

UPDATE
GM Oscuro updates Ranger Tracking with 3 changes involving Companion Tracking, Grizzled Creature tracking, in case it tries to flee from you, and a new AREA option for Track to find all the creatures who might normally be there! Read all about this: https://bit.ly/2YrXHuW

UPDATE
GM Oscuro gave the LUMNIS INFO command some love! This is a great Quality of Life improvement. It gives you more info to tell you how much experience is left on your Gift of Lumnis, and when you used a LUMNIS SCHEDULE https://bit.ly/2B66kmc

UPDATE
GM Oscuro has news for your skinning dagger/knife. Seems daggers did not used to give as high a skinning bonus – but he fixed it now! They are all equal! https://bit.ly/2AUNeQ3

ELECTION-IMT
Geo has the Pros, the Cons, the Points, and the Perspectives of each of the Icemule Mayoral Candidates in an open letter to all Icemule Trace citizens and friends at the Forum: https://bit.ly/2VfkwQN

STORYLINE-FWI
QST is back starting Thursday, July 2 for a bit: on Thursdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. It will always start at Greth’s Bar (The Stumbling Pebble Bar II). Follow the link at the end to GM Quilic’s mini vignette introduction. It’s the Summer season of Premium’s favorite storyline, QST Redux: Equilibrium. Remembrance. Restitution. Reckoning. Post: https://bit.ly/37U5g0U Title Image at Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBxIy28J56M/

MERCHANT
*Reschuled* On Tuesday June 30 at 9pm, join Grawlix in the Ta’Illistim Crafter’s Courtyard for a chance at Weight/Pad/Sighting services. This merchant has special RULES you should READ on the calendar item at http://bit.ly/22574KX http://bit.ly/22574KX

CAPPED
After 20 years, Demicone hit Level 100 while sitting at the Dragonspire on Teras Isle he says, “Now the grind begins.” Well done, Demicone! Here’s something you can share/frame: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBxH32EJf6-/

ELECTION-IMT
Elphieya gives us the transcript of the big Icemule Trace Mayoral Candidates Debate; it’s at the Officials: https://bit.ly/37UOZc4

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Retser announces some Mount Travel Updates, effective immediately. The cost of the unlock for MOUNT TRAVEL HUNTING has been reduced to 25,000 raihken. If you already purchased at the higher price, please assist. There are also 3 new hunting ground options and a new command that lets you ride back to town with MOUNT TRAVEL TOWN RETURN. Read all the details at the Officials: https://bit.ly/3dnv46t

BARDFEST 5120
Roar Into Bardfest at 6pm on Sunday, June 28 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!

UPDATED UPDATE
GM Estild posts about the all new white alloy, an alloy of vultite, white ora, and eonake. It is NOT going to be a sanctified metal after all, https://bit.ly/37O9u9Z but Bless (304) and symbol of blessing are going to work on naturally holy materials in another update! https://bit.ly/3hNi65v

RUMOR WOODS
GM Sindin left a note about the Spellsmith inventory at Rumor Woods. Currently, any spell preps on items from the Spellsmith will take priority over custom preps already attached to your character. https://bit.ly/3dhpB0V

VOTE
From Friday June 26 through Sunday June 28, cast your vote in the Icemule Trace Mayoral election. Five Town Council member spots will also be up for voting. The voting booth will be available outside Clovertooth Hall.

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/

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 the seamstress 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

RUMOR WOODS
REPOSpotlight for Rumor Woods activities: Fox Hunting, check out fox.lic or fox2020.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!

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

MERCHANT
On Tuesday June 30 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.

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

MERCHANT
On Tuesday June 30 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.

CALENDAR
**Upcoming Major Event Dates: [July 2: QST Begins Thursdays/Sundays (Premium)] ** [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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Newsby is the main anchor for the TownCrier channel on Lich. She does not adventure, she is a townsperson and completed her apprenticeship for the news desk in 2017.