The Making of The Gong of Doom!
Aug30

The Making of The Gong of Doom!

Attention all ye whose fate has been decided! The Gong of Doom has sounded, sealing your fate for now and eternity! Weep not, for your life was not given in vain. Your exploits will be remembered long unto the future…or until the next person has to sound the gong, whichever happens first. If you were at Gen Con 50, you likely saw and/or heard the Gong of Doom. Even if you weren’t, chances are you’ve seen some of our...

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2017 DCC RPG Open Tournament Recap
Aug29

2017 DCC RPG Open Tournament Recap

2017 DCC RPG Open Tournament Recap By Harley Stroh This year’s Gen Con DCC RPG tournament saw the return of the team tournaments of old. Like The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan, The Ghost Tower of Inverness, and the inimitable Tomb of Horrors, teams of PCs were pitted against a killer dungeon, where only one party could triumph. Building up to Gen Con 50, none of us really knew if DCC RPG could survive the group tournament setting. The...

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Adventures in Fiction: Jack Vance
Aug28

Adventures in Fiction: Jack Vance

Adventures in Fiction: Jack Vance By Marc Bruner Jack Holbrook Vance was summoned into this world just over a century ago in San Francisco on August 28, 1916. A writer of multiple genres, he is best known to fans of Dungeons and Dragons for his Dying Earth novels, one of the inspirations for the magic system, often called ‘Vancian’, in which magic-users memorize spells from their librams, and once cast, forget them for the day. Magic...

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RIP Brian Aldiss
Aug27

RIP Brian Aldiss

Science fiction author Brian Aldiss died Saturday in Oxford, England hours after celebrating his 92nd birthday. Mr. Aldiss is the author of Starship, the novel credited by James M. Ward as being a large influence on the first science fiction RPG, Metamorphosis Alpha. Starship was first published in the UK under the title Non-Stop. Brian Aldiss is also the author of Hothouse (later re-published as The Long Afternoon of Earth), a novel...

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Announcing The 2nd Printing of DCC #80: Intrigue At the Courts of Chaos
Aug26

Announcing The 2nd Printing of DCC #80: Intrigue At the Courts of Chaos

At Gen Con, Goodman Games announced several new projects, including the 2nd printing of DCC #80: Intrigue at the Courts of Chaos. This fantastic adventure by Michael Curtis sends the heroes to the Court of Chaos where they must treat with the chaos overlords themselves. The Host of Chaos desires a legendary artifact held by the Scions of Law and need patsies to retrieve it. Faced with an eternity of servitude, the party must sneak...

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Announcing Tales From The Magician’s Skull
Aug25

Announcing Tales From The Magician’s Skull

At Gen Con, Goodman Games announced several new projects, including Tales from Magician’s Skull. This is a magazine of all-new swords & sorcery fiction, launching with a Kickstarter later this year. Hear this, mortal dogs. You hold in your hands a magazine the likes of which has not been seen for many suns. Once there were magicians whose weird tales could change the wormy earth. They infiltrated your waking world, bringing wonder...

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Congrats to Ennie Winners!
Aug24

Congrats to Ennie Winners!

The Ennie Awards are a big part of Gen Con every year, and the 2017 edition of them came out with two winners with DCC connections! So we at Goodman Games would like to congratulate the folks at the Spellburn podcast and DIY RPG Productions for their wins! The Spellburn podcast is dedicated to the world of Dungeon Crawl Classics, providing interviews with creators and some material that you can use in your own campaign. It’s a...

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Gen Con 2017 Tournament Results
Aug23

Gen Con 2017 Tournament Results

Gen Con 2017 has come and gone, and in its wake it has left a veritable river or character corpses. Alas, most did not survive the dungeon that was put before them, but there were exceptions….A huge thank you goes out to everyone who showed up at our 2017 Gen Con Dungeon Crawl Classics Team Tournament. Everyone who participated showed the courage and tenacity that makes playing a game like DCC great, and we couldn’t be...

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Goodman Games Catalog!
Aug22

Goodman Games Catalog!

We have something we want to give you. It’s a special little gift from us to you…about us. It’s The Goodman Games 2017 Catalog! Some of you might have already received a print version of the catalog through the mail, but we would like to offer a free PDF version of the catalog to any-and-everybody! This is the easiest and most convenient way to check out all of the 2017 releases from Goodman Games, along with a look...

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Adventures in Fiction: H.P. Lovecraft
Aug21

Adventures in Fiction: H.P. Lovecraft

Adventures in Fiction: H.P. Lovecraft by Jon Hook At Goodman Games we recognize the importance of Appendix N in the history of D&D and DCC. August 20 marks the 127th anniversary of the birth of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, a key contributor to Appendix N. Many Goodman Games products are based on the works of H. P. Lovecraft, including our Age of Cthulhu series and several of our horror-themed DCC modules. Here is some more...

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Team Tournament Standings, Day One!
Aug18

Team Tournament Standings, Day One!

A total of four teams attempted the tomb of Thakulon the Undying today! Thanks to everyone who played and to the judges who ran games. Here are the current standings by Team/Score: Tootsie Pops/1227 Blood Stallions/928 Medival Kenivals/669 The Cursed Die/-325 Final results will be announced after tomorrow’s remaining five teams in round one finish their games....

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Gen Con Team Tournament Begins Tomorrow!
Aug16

Gen Con Team Tournament Begins Tomorrow!

The time has come! The Gong of Doom is prepared! Everything is in place. The Gen Con 2017 Dungeon Crawl Classics Team Tournament is set to begin! Now, it is up to you to prepare. If you are playing in the Team Tournament you need to download and read the Player Packet. This is very important! If you have not read the packet, the odds of the gong sounding your demise is much, much greater! This is a competitive tournament, and as such...

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