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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/

#TODAY in Elanthia: [5:30pm: Felthrop lightens weapons, armor, and shields (premium)-IMT] ** [9pm: Purl works for you-by lake near Bonespear] ** [9:30pm: Tavern Crawl Starts in Solhaven] ** [Until Midnightish: Last day to vote for the new Wehnimer’s Landing Mayor] (All times Eastern)

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 Calista!

When you log in each day, you stack up your login rewards, which you can see listed in the BOOST INFO command. Use them, folks! This month’s sponsor is Ardwen, ask him which is his favorite boost. For an excellent de-mystification of them, be sure to check the wiki: http://bit.ly/326I6ju

Sunday night in Icemule: There were 2 reports of terrors attacking Icemule, with even the gates being breached a few times. With the horrible blizzard conditions there, and the raging storm buffeting the entire western seaboard, everyone is advised to be attentive, prepared, and ever vigilant. https://bit.ly/2JdNtWA
BELOW THE FOLD – As previously reported

Join the Seers of The Order of the Sphere and Scythe on Wednesday, March 25th at 8pm in Wehnimer’s Landing at the Sphere and Scythe’s Vision Room. (Rm # 27846) 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.

On the 28th at 10pm, Leafiara hosts Meaningful Magic: Where Roleplaying and Spells Meet! Come to Silverwood Manor for this OOC open discussion about integrating your profession’s magic as a driver in your character’s RP, sharing your ideas or hearing others’!

The Black Iron Chalice invites you to the 3rd annual tavern crawl! Meet at Solhaven N. Market, Tuesday, March 24 at 9:30pm to hit the bars of the Lands with Moonshine Manor, and finish the night at Plur’s Pub. Shenanigans & hilarity may occur. https://bit.ly/2UaIxrR

#SpringRenewal! Gemstone IV gives us an 15% experience boost for 6 weeks! Log in and make the best of this time with your online community in Elanthia. This is #WhyWePlayGemStone https://www.instagram.com/p/B-DNhGKh7PT/

The Smithy wagon rolled out of the Landing after the first SpringRenewal weekend of extras. Wyrom released the total 2-day silvers take on Discord: Weighting: 1,449,256,000 – Padding: 7.640,913,000 – and the Wagon’s overhead fees amounted to 50 million silvers.

Tour the Arkati Shrines on the 27th of March at 9pm; meet in front of the Temple of Lorminister in Landing, This guided tour is co-hosted by House Onoir and the Silver Gryphons.

The Order of the Elanthian Rose, a service organization of House Onoir, will give a tour of local Landing businesses at 9pm Wednesday, March 24. They begin at Helgas Tavern in Landing. Everyone is welcome! House Onoir’s Order of the Elanthain Rose sponsors this month’s Service Night with a tour of local merchants. We will be highlighting wares seldom purchased or those many are not aware are available. We will begin at Helga’s Tavern at 9pm on the 25th to start the tour. Hope to see you there!

#RightNow [There’s a 15% boost to experience for the next 6 weeks] ** [Albatross River Boat Gambling at N.Docks-WL] ** [Starting 9pm Mar 27, Delirium Manor will be open for silvers to everyone] ** [Be on the look out for more merchants] ** [Tell your GS Buddies to return home to Elanthia with 90 days free Premium, use code: GS2020SPRING]

GM Kenstrom posted that Pylasar’s Trial is a couple weeks out and that the Albatross Gambling River Boat will arrive at the North Dock of the Landing for the rest of the month. Bring silvers. https://bit.ly/2WvGdgT

GM Kenstrom declares the Landing Mayor’s Election Voting is OPEN! Look for voting booths Outside Moot Hall (room 229), the furrier (room 224), and Raging Thrak Inn (room 227). LOOK at the booth, READ the booth for help. What a great campaign season this was, congratulations to all three candidates, Leafiara, Faerinn, Xorus. https://bit.ly/3bdOzxN

On Thursday March 26 at 9pm, visit the Icemule Temple Hall of Madness to play Widdershins! A game as random as Zelia! Come play and win general services, bolts of lightning, or curses!

On Thursday March 26 at 5:30pm, Xerria will be visiting the Merchant Lounge in Firefly Villa to perform her limited unlocking services. To learn more about Xerria and see what she can unlock, visit her wiki page at http://bit.ly/2vLkZ2F http://bit.ly/2vLkZ2F

Wyrom makes a March Update that is jam packed with goodies for the next 6-ish weeks! But first, Briarmoon Cove is going to be delayed. Stay tuned for the date. There will be an upcoming exclusive GIFTBOX. We’re calling it SPRING RENEWAL! The Details are in next headline: https://bit.ly/2WxlDNe

15% boost to main experience for the next 6 weeks, and Fridays between now anod May 1st will be FEEDER FRENZY FRIDAYS, with special GM made finds in your boxes. There’s Saturday and Sunday Smithy Sojourns with the Mobile Silvers Smithy Wagon. Starting 9pm Mar 27, Delirium Manor will be open for silvers to everyone. There will be visits from the Albatross (DragonBones, Conquest Wheel, and more), and be on the look out for more merchants. https://bit.ly/2WxlDNe

Come home to Elanthia! Returning players can reactive their GemStone account with 90 days of free! Your account must have been closed at least 90 days ago. GS2020SPRING Tell your GS Buddies! https://bit.ly/2U5p8J1

SGM Estild and GM Naijin talk Ascension on the new Town Square Central Podcast this week from Milax. Look for it on your favorite podcast app or at YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTy3NVImUTk

Retser brings a new Campfire system to the cold. The new shop is in Icemule at the ancient burrow, in the arch off the patio with your supplies, flint, tinder, and wood, called Ancients’ Campfire The new campfires are special, they protect the area they are lit in from cold. They will decrease your cold exposure and once you are warmed up, they will build up protection from the cold. Read about how your survival training works, and more: https://bit.ly/3djqDuK

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

**Upcoming Major Event Dates: [March 27: Delirium Manor] ** [Apr: Rings of Lumnis] ** [Briarmoon Cove Delayed] ** [June 5-7: Festival of Lumnea] ** [June: Rumor Woods] ** [Aug 6-9: SimuCon in St. Louis] ** [Aug: Duskruin]

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