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Kickstarter for Peril on the Purple Planet

Peril on the Purple Planet
The Purple Planet: Where tribes of man-beasts wage an endless war beneath a dying sun. Where mighty death orms rule the wastes, befouled winds whistle through ancient crypts, and forests of fungi flourish in the weirdling light. Where ancient technologies offer life ... or a quick death.

Bereft of patron, friend or god, your survival depends on quick wits and a strong blade. Will you and your companions stand as conquerers atop this alien land? Or will you fall beneath the blast of an ink-black death rays, just another corpse left to litter the wastes of the Purple Planet?

In under 48 hours, the Kickstarter for this new adventure by Harley Stroh funded -- and in less than a week it has passed three stretch goals!
  • A Dungeon Crawl Classics adventure module of planetary scope -- at level 4. The adventure flings your characters to adventures on a distant world dying slowly under a weirdling sun.
  • The basic pledge funds print+PDF copy of a boxed set containing Harley Stroh's 32-page adventure module, plus a second 32-page campaign booklet -- and possibly more depending on stretch goals.
  • The first softcover book is the adventure module Peril on the Purple Planet, which has two built-in special features. First, the cover art is oversized, and spreads across front and back cover in addition to wrapping around to front and back flaps. The flaps also double as player handouts when folded out to face the table. Second, the adventure map is a three-page-wide hex crawl, which folds out of the module center as a three-panel gatefold. Additionally, the adventure includes a number of B/W interior handouts to show the players what they face on the Purple Planet.
  • The second softcover book is a campaign booklet to expand your journey on the Purple Planet. At the basic pledge level, before any stretch goals, it includes three chapters: Lost Tombs of the Ancients, Bestiary of the Purple Planet, and Lost Tech of the Purple Planet, with contributions from Daniel J. Bishop, Tim Callahan, Edgar Johnson, and Terry Olson.
  • You can support this Kickstarter by adding on other adventure modules from the Dungeon Crawl Classics line, most of which are on sale for 25% off as part of this Kickstarter. You can also add on Purple Planet Player Guides at $5 each.
  • Stretch goals for this project will put even more items into the boxed set! These include the possibility of an ecology book, additional encounters, a book of handouts, a book of magic, a custom GM screen, and a guide to the Purple Underplanet!

Visit the Kickstarter page for more details!



Last 48 Hours for Maximum Xcrawl Kickstarter

Maximum Xcrawl
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Just a few more days to get in on Maximum Xcrawl!

The return of Xcrawl, now powered by Pathfinder, in a hardcover format! You are a superstar athlete taking your chances in a live-on-pay-per-view death sport dungeon. This new edition includes all-new art and completely new writing, building on the core game concepts of the original 3.5E publication, which was Ennie-nominated for "D20 Game Of The Year" upon its original release.
Check out this early review of the new edition on YouTube.

The Kickstarter has unlocked TEN stretch goals, and more are sure to be had before this is all over! For a mere $40 pledge, you get:
  • The 160 page Pathfinder-compatible hardcover including everything you need to play. The basic pledge includes both print + PDF edition. Based on a completed stretch goal, the endsheets on the core book will be printed in full color! They will show the four-panel image originally used for the Xcrawl GM screen.
  • A free PDF of the module The Inaugural Celebrity Pro-Am Crawl, which was originally published under 3.5E rules and will be converted to both Pathfinder and DCC RPG stats.
  • A free PDF of the module Dungeonbattle Brooklyn, which was originally published under 3.5E rules and will be converted to both Pathfinder stats and DCC RPG stats.
  • A 20-pack of Xcrawl character folios shipped with the core book! The 3-page character sheet will be combined with a notes page and printed as a 4-page folio.
  • A pad of Xcrawl statistics sheets shipped with the core book!
  • A PDF of 12-16 pages of bonus NPCs to be used in your games. These will be a mix of DJs (Dungeon Judges), rival crawlers, and enemy leader-types.
  • A free PDF of the module IndyCrawl, which was originally published under 3.5E rules and will be converted to Pathfinder stats. This level 6-8 adventure is a great one for furthering your campaign.
  • A free GM's screen!
  • A PDF book of character portraits. Suitable for the player characters in your campaign or for competing NPC crawlers, these portraits bring characters to life! There will be at least 30 portraits, and all of them will be specially commissioned to reflect the specific classes, equipment, and faiths of Xcrawl.
  • A free PDF of the module Las Vegas Crawl, which was originally published under 3.5E rules and will be converted to Pathfinder stats. This is a level 6-8 adventure.

At the $60 pledge level, you also get two more adventures, Dungeon Detonation and Studio City Crawl!

Pledge to the Maximum Xcrawl Kickstarter now!



4E For $4 PDF Sale

4E For $4 Sale
With D&D Next finally upon us, it's time to find new uses for your backward-compatible content. And Goodman Games is here to help! Until the end of this weekend, we're offering PDF editions of our 4E products for $4 each.

Adventures, sourcebooks, hardcovers -- everything we published in the 4E era is now on sale for $4. Even items that originally sold for $29.99 or more!

Turn 4E into your 5E playground and click here to find all our 4E items now on sale!


Free RPG Day Module Now On Sale

Free RPG Day
Free RPG Day Module Now Available: We hope you visited your local gaming store on Free RPG Day to get our adventure module for free. But if you didn't, we have our remaining copies now on sale in PDF edition or in print. Enjoy!


DCC RPG Worlds Tour News

2014 Worlds Tour
International Option For Road Crew

If you're outside the USA, we now offer an option for you to participate in the 2014 Worlds Tour! Our road crew swag pack has an international version, which is optimized toward shipping cost. The swag is still free, although we must charge actual cost for postage. Visit our 2014 Worlds Tour page for more information.

Gen Con
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What's New With Goodman Games? Find Out at Gen Con!

If you're going to Gen Con, make sure to attend our "What's New With Goodman Games" seminar! It's Friday night at 8:00 PM (Crowne Plaza, Conrail Stn room, SEM1462141). As some of you know from prior experience, our con seminars often feature announcements about new products. At Gary Con we were joined by special guest James M. Ward to announce our Metamorphosis Alpha deluxe collector's edition (Click here to watch that video). For Gen Con, we have some exciting announcements planned related to deluxe hardcovers. And these announcements require not one, but two special guests! You won't want to miss this seminar.


Community News

The Headless Horseman
The Headless Horseman

A 2nd level DCC RPG adventure from Mount Parnassus Games.

"There was supposed to be a wedding, but then a headless horseman killed the groom, abducted the bride-to-be and slaughtered a farmhand. Something is afoot, but it is beyond mere farmers to undo the threat and find out what happened to the girl. Will your players step up to face danger? And what will they find?"

Buy now in PDF or print!


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