Adventures in Film Fiction: Hammer Films and the Cleric Class
Jan08

Adventures in Film Fiction: Hammer Films and the Cleric Class

60 Years of Hammer Horror’s Dracula – And the Creation of the Cleric Class By Bob Brinkman The year 2018 marks the 60th anniversary of the Hammer Horror film Dracula. Why is this so important? You can thank Dracula for the creation of the cleric class, and the Hammer Horror series in general for influencing several aspects of Dungeons and Dragons (and later the Dungeon Crawl Classics role-playing game). The history of Hammer films is...

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New DCC Product In Our Online Store!
Jan07

New DCC Product In Our Online Store!

It’s a new year and we’ve got new stuff for you in our online store. Several of our Third Party Publishers have new product out and available, and we have them. Let’s get right to it! The Autumn 2017 issue of the DCC Adventure Magazine and News is now available! Or, we can just call it D.A.M.N. #2. The second issue features three new adventures, including a level 10 funnel. Yes, you read that correctly, and...

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Roadworthy: Judge Zedd
Jan06

Roadworthy: Judge Zedd

  Welcome to our newest feature: Roadworthy!  Our Roadworthy posts are designed to give some of our star Road Crew Judges a spotlight. We’ll show off what they’ve done, where they’ve done it, and who they’ve done it with! …and get your mind out of the gutter. We start off the new year ready for our Road Crew to take on new challenges, meet new people, and boldly go where no Judges have gone before!...

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2018 Road Crew Reset!
Jan05

2018 Road Crew Reset!

Hail the Road Crew! Thanks again for being a part of the crew in 2017! Goodman Games made a lot of new fans in 2017, and we couldn’t have done it with you. The Road Crew ran nearly 1000 games in 2017 – an amazing accomplishment.  You helped spread Dungeon Crawl Classics, Mutant Crawl Classics, Metamorphosis Alpha, Xcrawl, and all things Goodman to a grateful world, and brought a lot of great games to a lot of people. So in 2018 the...

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Tales From the Magician’s Skull PDF Delivered on Kickstarter!
Jan04

Tales From the Magician’s Skull PDF Delivered on Kickstarter!

We have received a new missive from The Skull! His devout followers on Kickstarter have been granted access to an electronic-format version of the first issue of Tales From the Magician’s Skull! This PDF copy is available to everyone who pledged for it on Kickstarter, and is the full, final version of the first issue of the magazine as it will appear in print. If you are a Kickstarter backer and were not aware of your new gift,...

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Adventures in Fiction: J.R.R. Tolkien
Jan03

Adventures in Fiction: J.R.R. Tolkien

Adventures in Fiction: J.R.R. Tolkien By Chris Doyle John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 in what is now South Africa. His parents, both English, had re-located so his father could accept a promotion with his current employer, a bank. He returned to England at the age of three, but his father succumbed to fever and never made the journey. Tolkien was a soldier (in the First World War, eventually reaching the rank of...

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Lawful Good Gaming For Puerto Rico
Jan02

Lawful Good Gaming For Puerto Rico

Lawful Good Gaming, those unimpeachable heroes of charitable gaming, hosted a Gaming Night for Puerto Rico on Dec 30th at the Revival Brewery in Cranston, RI, and Goodman Games made the scene! We raised a total of $516.45 for Puerto Rico Disaster Relief. And sure, Division III Xcrawl squad The Ronnie James Trio (all seven of them) nearly died at the hands of Commodore Beelzebub and his Hell Pugs, and a bunch of mutants were nearly...

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Happy New Year!
Jan01

Happy New Year!

The baby New Year has swept across the globe, and that means its officially 2018 wherever you might be reading this, so… HAPPY NEW YEAR! We had an amazing 2017, but what we have in store for 2018 has us excited for the year ahead. This is going to be an amazing year for us. We have Mutant Crawl Classics, the Lankhmar Boxed Set, Into the Borderlands, and many more products coming your way! Plus, we are going to be at more shows...

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Closing Out a Great Year
Dec31

Closing Out a Great Year

2017 was a great year for Goodman Games. I’d like to thank all the fans, the contributors, the Road Crew, the amazing artists and inspiring writers, the game stores and institutions that support role playing, the conventions, the employees at Goodman Games that keep the lights on, the founding generation that preceded us, and even the US Postal Service for facilitating so many of our sales. I never thought I’d thank the USPS, but...

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The New Year Is A Great Time For Evil
Dec30

The New Year Is A Great Time For Evil

Do you know what happens tomorrow? What that means? Go ahead, look at the calendar, we can wait…. That’s right! Tomorrow is the last chance for you to run a Dungeon Crawl Classics adventure in 2017! And we have the perfect adventure for you to run: DCC Xcrawl: New Year’s Evil! Our new holiday-themed adventure is perfect to ring in the new year, as the adventure itself is set on New Year’s Eve! Strange things...

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A Brief History of DCC Zines
Dec29

A Brief History of DCC Zines

A Brief History of DCC Zines By Daniel J. Bishop Something about the do-it-yourself nature of Dungeon Crawl Classics has led to a plethora of zines. Whether they are old or new, have put out many issues or few, these zines provide insights into their creator’s visions for that multi-faceted jewel which is DCC RPG. The great-grandaddy of them all, Crawl! Fanzine, came out in May of 2012, hot on the heels of the game itself. Crawl! has...

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Year in Review: A Whole Lot of Cons
Dec28

Year in Review: A Whole Lot of Cons

It’s easy to say that 2017 was a busy year for Goodman Games. It would also be a bit of an understatement. In 2017, Goodman Games attended more cons and events than ever before. All in all, we were at over 20 events, where we met our fans, sold some stuff, and rolled a lot of dice. You can read about all of them at our Con and Store Recap page (always accessible from the “Home” pulldown menu if you want to keep track...

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