Roadworthy: Judge Jay Domingo!
Oct11

Roadworthy: Judge Jay Domingo!

Welcome to Roadworthy! This is a chance to show off a Road Crew Judge and allow them to share their experience and wisdom. We provide these profiles to help provide insight into their personality and style, and maybe give up-and-coming Judges some advice on improving their game. The Road Crew theme for 2018 is Strange New Worlds! Head out and find unique places to run games for willing participants. Do something that makes us take...

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Isle of Dread Now Available for Pre-Order!
Oct10

Isle of Dread Now Available for Pre-Order!

It’s time. The pieces are in place and the gears are turning. It’s time to plan your trip to the Isle. Original Adventures Reincarnated #2: The Isle of Dread is now up and available for pre-order from our online store. Like the first book in the series, Into the Borderlands, this volume will reprint the original version of the module by legendary designers Zeb Cook and Tom Moldvay, along with a full 5e version by Chris...

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Save Against Fear This Weekend!
Oct09

Save Against Fear This Weekend!

It’s time to party like it’s 1989…. The Save Against Fear convention is a small show in Harrisburg, PA that has it’s heart in the right place. Created by The Bodhana Group, the show is designed to highlight the concept of therapeutic role-playing games, and have a lot of fun along the way! And this year’s theme is “The 80’s” so you can wear your parachute pants and leg-warmers all day...

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Dead Stamps and Beyond!
Oct08

Dead Stamps and Beyond!

You might not be aware of this, but there tends to be a bit of a high death rate in Dungeon Crawl Classics. Especially with the 0-level adventures and such. Honest. One of the things that we’ve provided in the past is something to mark the passing of your character. Whether it be something glorious to ring out to the heavens to announce your character’s spirit arriving in the halls of the fallen—better known as The Gong of...

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Road to Adventure: Owlbear and Wizard’s Staff
Oct07

Road to Adventure: Owlbear and Wizard’s Staff

Here at Goodman Games we don’t just publish role-playing games, we play them. We are huge fans of the hobby, the industry, and—yes—the conventions. Welcome to the first installment of Road to Adventure, where we look at visits to shows and similar events by not just Goodman Games, but also members of the Road Crew. First up is Bruce Cunnigton, who took a special trip to a new show. Road to Adventure: Owlbear and Wizard’s...

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Zine Scene Revisited
Oct06

Zine Scene Revisited

The Zine Scene By Daniel J. Bishop Last year, Goodman Games brought you A Brief History of DCC Zines. As those of us who love this game know, Dungeon Crawl Classics has an active do-it-yourself community. While this isn’t uncommon in the OSR as a whole, DCC is even more open to the do-it-yourself vibe than most games out there. It is written to both encourage and enforce creativity. Judges need to create new monsters and magic items,...

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Gen Con 2018 Player Survey
Oct05

Gen Con 2018 Player Survey

It still just feels like yesterday that we were in Indianapolis, meeting fans and having a great time at Gen Con. It was a fabulous time, and we hope that you enjoyed it just as much as we did. We’ve even recapped the trip from all aspects—from what we debuted at the con to the folks who tear down the booth—but we aren’t done yet. All of the folks who participated in any of our sponsored events were asked to fill out a...

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Free DCC Monster-Stat Cards With Purchase of Any Third-Party DCC Publication!
Oct04

Free DCC Monster-Stat Cards With Purchase of Any Third-Party DCC Publication!

It’s October, and we’ve got a scary-good promotion for you. While supplies last, customers can get a physically printed card with stats for a new monster from the DCC Deck of Twisted Terrors sourcebook as a free bonus! These promotional cards are only available with purchases of DCC third-party items from the Goodman Games online store, and they are only available while supplies last. What are the limitations? It’s...

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Thakulon Arrives! Now Available in Stores and Online!
Oct03

Thakulon Arrives! Now Available in Stores and Online!

It’s new product Wednesday! And we’ve got a quartet of product that originally popped up at Gen Con that are now available either in stores or online—or both! The 2018 Gen Con Program Guide took on a new format, and provided access to the Gen Con Tournament adventure from 2017—The Black Heart of Thakulon the Undying. Plus we’ve got the Thakulon edition of the Judge’s Screen, and the Atari version of one of our...

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Announcing Fifth Edition Fantasy for the Brazilian Market!
Oct02

Announcing Fifth Edition Fantasy for the Brazilian Market!

Goodman Games is very excited to announce a partnership with Brazilian publisher Sagen Editora to translate our Fifth Edition Fantasy modules into Portuguese for the Brazilian market! Sagen Editora will bring our Fifth Edition Fantasy adventures to Brazilian customers with the same high standards that we have demonstrated in the US market. To quote from their press release: RPG lovers from Brazil now have an even bigger adventure...

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RinCon Recap!
Oct02

RinCon Recap!

It’s the jewel of the Southwest FRPG cons – Tucson’s own RinCon! Goodman Games made the scene, had three days of brilliant games and events, then rode off into the sunset. Judge Brendan even held his own Dungeon Crawl Classics charity event, where donations were able to dictate what happened in the game! More than $300 was in the event to benefit IGDN’s Metatopia Scholarships. Huge thanks to the organizers, volunteers,...

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Learning from Dave Arneson’s Published Works
Oct01

Learning from Dave Arneson’s Published Works

  Learning from Dave Arneson’s Published Works A Dave Arneson Homage, Part 2 of 2 by James Maliszewski David Arneson, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons, was born on October 1, 1947 and passed away in 2009. This year would mark his 71st birthday. In honor of his contributions to the hobby, we present this two-part essay. The first part can be found here, and here is the second and concluding part. Aside from Dungeons &...

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