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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/

SUNDAY
#TODAY in Elanthia: [Mobile Smithy in Cysaegir] ** [Noon: Restday Fast-Breaking-RR] ** [2pm: FashionFest Forum-WL] ** [3pm: Meeting with Socius #QKST-FWI] ** [6pm: Roar Into Bardfest-WL] ** [8pm: Under the Forge & Dreaming, WPS-SOL] ** [10pm: Favor Hunt-WL] (All times Eastern)

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Naijin announces that the mana formula has been updated to scale faster at lower harness power ranks and then taper off to the current mana amount at 100. Younger Adventurers everywhere are cheering! https://bit.ly/36p9X1M

STORYLINE-FWI
All that Remains – Administrator Ilsola of Mist Harbor writes to Mayor Leafiara to propose a meeting Sunday with Socius: https://bit.ly/3d0m87B and Miss Leafi replies: https://bit.ly/2LSBT4y Stumbling Pebble Bar at Mist Harbor, 3pm. All are invited #QKST

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 Drafix!

PREMIUM
On Friday May 29 at 7pm, come worship the spoon with Evlissa in the merchant lounge of Firefly Villa!

EVENT
Join House Onoir’s Order of the Rose for their Service Nite on the 27th of this month at 9:00 pm elven for Combat Tips and Advertures Tales on the steps of Hearthstone Manor by Sir Balantine. Meet at N. Gate if ye need an escort to the steps. Everyone is welcome

UPDATE
Visual maps in lich are now available for most GOS locations. ;repo download-mapdb for the latest maps, and try ;go2 sunfist to check it out. (RR TBD.) Thanks to Rozy for these beautiful graphics. Kaldonis stands to be blamed for any errors.

TIP
Got a bundle of notes? Lightening or deepening gear? You can do this with the bundle itself, no need to pull notes out individually! So bundle those notes and save valuable hoard space! I didn’t know that! This tip by Elgrim – What’s yours? http://bit.ly/2Ynsry3

NEWS
Wyrom says if you did not receive your special title for completing the Trolll Flower Girl Daily Activity, to please Assist. Under some circumstances, things went … awry. Also, for those wondering, you can have a max of 40 unique titles! Collect Them ALL! https://bit.ly/2LQs1sa

STORYLINE-QKST
Sir Cryheart writes to Lord Breshon and asks him to consider moving the aim of their ballistas so that they might fire upon the likely escaping route of any possible trouble from the portal Vlashandra established. https://bit.ly/3bZ4fFd
BELOW THE FOLD – As previously reported

EVENT
Beacon Hall continues the tradition of Restday fast breaking on Sunday, May 24th, in the tree house of River’s Rest Town Commons (lich #10865) at 12pm Noon. Expect a post-brunch activity! http://beaconhall.net/index.php?Calendar#oc6a9e9f

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Oscuro brings out a much-requested feature in a brilliant way for your PROFILE. There’s a new Proudest Victory field that will let you preserve that strongest foe kill you are proudest of. Or most amused by! In addition, both Proudest Victory and strongest foe will now show the level. Another PROFILE fix, your affiliation for your Great House moved up in the display. Read all the details at the Forum Link. What’s the level of YOUR strongest foe? https://bit.ly/2zmcrSm

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Oscuro announced updates to LockMastery that includes RESTORE on a favored lockpick once a month. Lockmastery keyrings will now hold their lockpicks and keys weightlessly! and Lockpicks now have a standard weight of one tenth of a pound. Read all the details, and celebrate, Rogues: https://bit.ly/2zkCLMQ

ANNOUNCEMENT
What has Retser been up to in the Settlement of Reim? Read all about the changes and get your very own Reim orb pendant in the final GIFTBOX! https://www.instagram.com/p/CAeuPYGJXjU/?igshid=syvry1a4ahft

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Retser announces that we can BUNDLE Reim Orbs together! https://bit.ly/3g8e4DX

VERBINESS
Want to show your disdain for an action, smell, or taste? Well if you CRINGE (self) you’ll be sure to let others know by your sour expression.

BARDFEST 5120
Roar into Bardfest! House Aspis is making its annual run up to the Cholen’s Eve festivities to play the next game and get those creative juices flowing! It will take place in the tent right outside the Aspis gates in Wehnimer’s Landing on Sunday, May 24, at 6pm. Contest hopefuls are invited to warm up! Remember to register for Bardfest at: https://bit.ly/35Qbvl9

PALADIN SURVEY
Calling all paladin players! The TownCrier’s two-part paladin survey has been released for you to get in your feedback about the paladin profession. It runs until June 16, but no need to wait–share those thoughts here: https://bit.ly/2AKmYap and here: https://bit.ly/3bRZs8e

CAPPED
Doing what he liked best at just a bit after midnight on May 21nd, Blanks capped while sitting in the EN locksmith pool. He states his journey began 6 years ago, with a 3 year break. Blanks’ advice to everyone: Cap with a cleric close by! Congratulations Blanks! We’ve got your souvenir: https://www.instagram.com/p/CAcMUozprid/

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Oscuro bringss WEALTH QUIET; use it to check your coins without calling attention to your pockets to everyone in the room! Start with WEALTH HELP.

ANNOUNCEMENT
Top Zombie Wyrom unveils the final #PlayApartTogether Giftbox, available to all subscribers until Tuesday, June 2. Inside: a new dull pendant for your Reim entries, a 10-entry Reim Orb, some Grey salve, Adventurer’s Guild vouchers, Elanthian Guilds Vouches, a feather-shaped charm, and a special reliquary, a memory box. The memory box can be used once a month, if charged (Infuse it with spirit), to teleport to a saved location. ANALYZE it for all the info: https://bit.ly/2LKQL5h

MERCHANT
On Sunday May 24 at 8pm, join Blacksmith Grawlix on the Metalworkers’ Central Platform in Solhaven for drinking by the forges with a side of WPS. He will spin for 10 winners to add up to 10 services of weighting, padding, or sighting.

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Oscuro brings us a new flag: NoSpellLook to let you not show your spell effects at the top when people LOOK at you! https://bit.ly/2WOtl5j

PREMIUM
The May Premium Contest has been announced by GM Quilic. You have until June 5th to turn it in. It’s called Paint Me A Picture – start painting! See PREMIUM 5 for more information. Here is the link to his post https://bit.ly/3e2O8Yx

STORYLINE-QKST
Monday night in the Landing: Miss Mayor Leafi brings us the bullet points, summary, and log from QKST. A Hand reaches out and steals Chandrellia’s face as the Patchwork Army attacks full force. Lylia and Aralyte’s soulstone ,,, react ,,, to each other. Read it over, it was more than ‘just’ a wicked attack by enemies on the Landing: Better, Stronger, Faster, All That Remains: https://bit.ly/2Zktf6Z

ANNOUNCEMENT
Managing Zombie Wrangler Wyrom brings the May Daily Activity starting Monday through Sunday. Your job is to find the Flower Girl Troll, and help her each day with the tasks she asks about! You have 30 minutes to complete what she sends you for. She does not speak Common, by the way. If that half hour runs out, you can try again. One completion per day per character! Read all about it: https://bit.ly/3fYIl7Y

NEWS
Managing Zombie Wrangler Wyrom addresses recent concerns about lagging in a post at the Officials: TL;DR – the two main culprits are the command queue and the room window. He will be talking to onsite about it Monday or Tuesday. Read at the Forums: https://bit.ly/2ZfJUsm

EVENT
Need Voln favor? Join Ord an Dragan for a hosted Shadow Valley Favor Hunt on Sunday, May 24th, 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.

CAPPED
It was May 17, around 4:30pm, when Kathralynn Marias reached level 100! She was sitting in Town Center of Sylvarraend, pondering the 18 year adventure that this journey had been for this fierce Elf Warrior. Kathralynn wants to pass on these words of wisdom: Always remember to duck! Congratulations Kathralynn! https://www.instagram.com/p/CAXCicYpz-8/

STORYLINE-QKST
Landing Developments: Lord Cordarius Hodges responds about Vlashandra with a note that is on the Mayor’s desk for all to read: https://bit.ly/3bE8bec and the Town Council Issues a Bounty on The Fist: https://bit.ly/2zMNmQw

ANNOUNCEMENT
GM Retser announces changes in Reim, effective immediately. The Reim critter spawns are going to be aware of the number of people in the group, they going to spawn quicker, but possibly in smaller numbers. There’s more to it, too, you’ll want to review the changes: https://bit.ly/3dXMSFX

ANNOUNCEMENT
A New Life – after reading GM Valyrka’s sweet scene and announcement of the Campfire Supply Shop near Sylvarraend, you’re going to want to go buy something from the shop! https://bit.ly/369uYgS

STORYLINE-QKST
Ilsola, Mist Harbor Administrator, responds to Mayor Leafiara of the Landing with a letter advising high caution: https://bit.ly/2Tdnjcf

NEWS
GM Avaluka makes a few notes about the Compartmentalized Quiver in view of the new Fletching and Archery changes. So, to begin with, there’s new Tier Numbering! Read it at: https://bit.ly/3fYMzwy

EVENT
Preparations are underway for this year’s FashionFest! Join Rohese in the Landing Bakery on Sunday, 24th May at 2pm for tea and a roundtable discussion to learn more. https://gswiki.play.net/FashionFest_5120

CALENDAR
**Upcoming Major Event Dates: [June 5-7: Festival of Lumnea] ** [June: Rumor Woods] ** [July 13th, 14th, 15th, and 24th: Bardfest] ** [Aug: Duskruin]

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