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Check Out Our Redesigned DCC Zines Page!

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Check Out Our Redesigned DCC Zines Page!

We wanted to make things a little easier on you. Sometimes it is hard to find things, especially if you don’t know exactly what you are looking for. That is never more true than on a website—despite the power of the search engine. One of the most popular third-party items is the DCC zine, but with the selection out there it can be hard to find the right one. So, we’ve organized them a little better. Now, when you click on “DCC Zines” in our online store you are taken to the DCC Zines page. The DCC Zines page is designed to make it easier for you to discover all the cool zines out there. You can now see all the zine publications organized alphabetically, and when you click on the latest issue it takes you to all of the issues in that series. We’re excited about all the awesome zines available for Dungeon Crawl Classics, and hope that this new structure will make it easier for you to discover them. And while we’re discussing DCC zines, make sure to check out Daniel Bishop’s article on the history of zines. It’s a great way to get a feel for what has come. So go check out the new DCC Zines page! It’s an amazing selection to...

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Reprint Registry: DCC RPG Core Rulebook

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Reprint Registry: DCC RPG Core Rulebook

Welcome to the Reprint Registry! This occasional feature documents the reprints of Goodman Games products. Collectors often ask us for detailed printing specs on our many reprinted titles, especially the DCC line. Over the years, some of our out-of-print titles have commanded impressive sums on the secondary market. We’ve been told it is helpful for collectors to have some background on the titles they are collecting or selling. Some dedicated fans collect all the various printings of their favorite adventures. With each new printing of a book, we typically do a fresh editorial review to catch any remaining typographical errors. We often add new content or interior art of some kind. And we occasionally commission entirely new cover art. And some editions or printings that are just hard to find. Some cover variants were originally released only for a certain convention or as a pre-order bonus item. Other titles have been translated into foreign languages, and the diehard collectors want to find every version including the translations. The Reprint Registry will provide some answers on these topics. Up until now, often the only way to get an exact answer was to pin down Joseph Goodman and see what he remembers. In the Reprint Registry, we will start writing down the details for all the fans to read. At least, as well as Joseph can remember! In some cases we didn’t keep as clean records as we should have, so there may be some vague answers, or even areas where we ask you, the fans, for additional help. As part of compiling this feature, we’ve also sound some inconsistencies in our own internal numbering of editions. D’oh! We’ll do the best we can! And now that we have this feature, perhaps future printings will be more ordered. This first installment of the Reprint Registry covers the Dungeon Crawl Classics core rulebook. Here are all the printings, their covers, and the particularities of each. DCC RPG Core Rulebook Reprint History There have been five printings of the hardcover edition, and three printings of the softcover edition. Each printing had multiple cover variations. In some cases, the cover variations in turn had differentiating factors (such as gilded edges, or no gilded edges). Taken together, there are 23 variations on the DCC RPG core rulebook in hardcover format, across all the different printings, covers and variations. There are 4  variations on the softcover format. And that’s just the English language editions. For the truly dedicated fans, you can also try to track down the 6 cover variations in Spanish and Portuguese. Hardcover Editions 1st hardcover printing, “blue” cover. Printed 2012, cover art by Doug Kovacs. Distinguished by absence of any printing notation in the banners on the title page (page 2). This printing was offered for pre-order and also distributed to stores, and it quickly sold out. It is worth noting that the 1st printing came packaged with a copy of DCC #66.5: Doom of the Savage Kings. The module was inserted inside the cover of the core rulebook, and was free with purchase of the core rulebook (both in stores and via online pre-order). The first printing of DCC #66.5 is quite hard to find; it is the version with the green-and-white DCC logo, and a price indicator of “FREE with DCC...

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Shop With Our New Retailer Friends!

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Shop With Our New Retailer Friends!

Not that long ago Goodman Games went to Reno, NV to attend the GAMA Trade Show. It’s the largest tabletop gaming trade show in the U.S., and each and every year we find some amazing stores who support us in incredible ways. This year we made a lot of new retailer friends, and these guys all stocked up on Goodman Games products at the show. So, if you’re a fan of Dungeon Crawl Classics, Mutant Crawl Classics, or Fifth Edition Fantasy, we suggest you check out these stores, because we bet you’ll find some fun products! To help you find them, below is a list of those stores and where to find them. A huge thanks to all of those stores for their support, and we look forward to seeing them again at next year’s GAMA Trade Show! The list below is sorted alphabetically by state, so find the store nearest you. Store NamePhone NumberStreet Address 1CityStatePostal Code Isle of Games520-886-42637747 E BroadwayTucsonAZ85710 Tyson Wells Games Store928-927-6365121 W. Kuehn St P.O. Box 60QuartzsiteAZ85346 Anime Imports650-488-7900116 Manor Drive suite A+BPacificaCA94044 Atlantis Fantasyworld831-426-01581020 Cedar StSanta CruzCA95060 Comics & Collectibles916-392-24671904 Fruitridge RoadSacramentoCA95822 Davis Cards & Games530-564-4656654 G StreetDavisCA95616 Equilibrium Game Store925-689-28893442 Clayton RdConcordCA94519 Forgotten Path Games209-730-08461649 Craft Dr.WoodlandCA95776 Games of Antioch925-753-52192665 Somersville RdAntiochCA94509 Games of Berkeley510-540-78222510 Durant AveBerkeleyCA94704 Great Escape Games916-927-08101250 Howe Ave Suite #3ASacramentoCA95825 Russian Hill Bookstore415-929-09972162 Polk StSan FransiscoCA94109 The Blackstone Owl714-404-073513523 Francisquito AveBaldwin ParkCA91706 The Gamer's Den831 319-40091921 Main StreetWatsonvilleCA95076 The Guild House562-461-272916631 Bellflower Blvd.BellflowerCA90706 Turn Zero Games818 929 00153959 Wilshire Blvd STE A-9Los AngelesCA90010 Utopia Games209-526-71842023 Tully RdModestoCA95356 Black & Read303-467-32367821 Wadsworth BlvdArvadaCO80003 The Wizard's Chest303-321-4304451 N. BroadwayDenverCO80203 Elm City Games203-689-3532760 Chapel StNew HavenCT06510 The Tabletop Shop860-436-2213741 New Britain AveNewingtonCT06111 Not Another Game Store904-716-323684 Theatre Dr, Suite 500Saint AugustineFL32086 The Adventure Game Store & Dragon's Lair954-580-90086895 Stirling RoadDavieFL33314 HobbyTown USA770-426-8800840 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway, NW Ste. 650KennesawGA30144 Other Realms Ltd.808-596-82361130 N. Nimitz Hwy C-140HonoluluHI96817 Dyersville Comics & Games563-875-0057323 2nd Ave SEDyersvilleIA52040 All About Games Downtown208-345-0204120 N. 8th St.BoiseID83702 All About Games Overland208-343-56537079 W. Overland RdBoiseID83709 Black Dragon Games208-944-9193756 Falls AveTwin FallsID83301 Nerd Geek U208-206-1664119 N. State StreetRigbyID83442 Safari Pearl208-882-9499660 W Pullman RdMoscowID83843 Fair Game Enterprises, LLC630-963-06405147 Main StDowners GroveIL60515 Hotsauce Games630-324-636534 N Cass AveWestmontIL60559 JustForFun Games309-686-77203010 N Sterling AvePeoriaIL61604 Lindsay's Gamer Garrison217-778-8993937 E. Kings Row Unit 2PalatineIL60074 The War Zone831-917-64141622 Broadway AveMattoonIL61938 Gam3812-244-1156430 South 7th Street, Suite ATerre HauteIN47807 Saltire Games317-823-164511723 Pendleton PikeIndianapolisIN46236 The Kingdom: Cards & Games765-450-5977126 W. Walnut StKokomoIN46901 Game Nut Entertainment785-856-1540844 Massachsetts StLawrenceKS66044 Gamer's Heaven785-210-50568855 US-24ManhattanKS66502 Goblin Games785-317-7048100 Manhattan Town Center Suite 205ManhattanKS66502 Gritty Goblin Games240-360-59988180 Maple Lawn Blvd Ste EFultonMD20759 Red Dragon Gaming810-631-663513258 N State RdOtisvilleMI48463 Sundance Cards586-739-964047397 Van DykeShelby Twp.MI48317 Gamez & More507-624-0445630 Apache MallRochesterMN55902 Moonbase Market314-814-61781921 S 9thSaint LouisMO63104 Valhalla's Gate Games573-442-99092525 Bernadette Dr.ColumbiaMO65203 Downtown Dice & Games406-952-1144514 Central AveGreat FallsMT59401 Scott's Collectibles704-784-2277942 Cloverleaf PlazaKannapolis NC28083 A Muse N Games C/O AD Rutherford204-832-8533652 ND-59PembinaND58271 Broken Sentry Games701-757-05281375 S. Columbia Rd Suite BGrand ForksND58201 Game On308-675-34442108 Lawrence LaneGrand IslandNE68803 Game On308-455-10805012 3rd Avenue Suite 140KearneyNE68845 Game On308-345-8888220 Westview PlazaMcCookNE69001 Game On308-221-6966517 South DeweyNorth PlatteNE69101 Highlander Games973-794-4001119 Boonton AveBoontonNJ07005 Grassroot Books775-828-2665660 E Grove StRenoNV89502 Nerdvana Games775-683-99883995 South McCarran BlvdRenoNV89502 Brothers Grim Games and Collectibles631-698-28051244 Middle Country RdSeldenNY11784 Dragon Snack Games716-833-07403908 Maple RdBuffaloNY14226 Jupiter Games607-729-5910240 Main StreetJohnson CityNY13790 Dragon's Guildhall937-306-86633899 Indian Ripple Rd suite eBeavercreekOH45440 Game King580-536-22726712 NW Cache RoadLawtonOK73505 Geeks And Games503-650-50081656 Suite C Beavercreek RdOregon...

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DCC RPG Core Rulebook Back In Stock

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DCC RPG Core Rulebook Back In Stock

It’s been gone for a while, but now it’s back. It’s here. It’s real. And it’s sensational. The Dungeon Crawl Classics Core Rulebook is back at the warehouse! That means that it is once more available for stores to order in both softcover and the new 7th printing on the hardcover edition. Back with more pages than ever before—it’s up to 504, now!—the 7th printing of DCC RPG is the exact same book that it’s always been. Well, rules wise, anyway. We have never changed the rules since the 1st printing, and we’re not going to. However, we do have a lot of new material inside this new printing! What have we got? Glad you asked. Free PDF with print purchase (digital code printed on inside cover of book).Sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark in hardcover edition.A new mini-adventure in the back, Yddgrrl’s Maze, which replaces The Abbott of the Woods mini-adventure from the previous printing.24 new pages at the back, which include a DCC photo gallery including photos of our Gen Con tournament winners, 8 pages of quick reference tables, plot summaries for the DCC module line, and more. And you can get this book at your FLGS now! If they don’t have it on the shelves, let them know that it is once again available to order and in our warehouse. It is shipping now to everyone, retailers and distributors alike. And before you ask, yes, it is available from our online store*, but we encourage you to check with your local store first! Support the local store and the gaming community around them. That’s how this industry survives, and we want you to show your FLGS some love. So head on over and look for the familiar cover on the shelves. If it’s not there now, it soon could be, just ask your store to get it in stock. The Seventh Age has begun! *Please note that orders in our online store will take an extra week to arrive right now since we’re tied up with some other projects. This is a great time to buy from your friendly local game store if you...

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Visit Us at Mepacon This Weekend!

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Visit Us at Mepacon This Weekend!

Scranton, PA. Known as Electric City. The setting for the song 30,000 Pounds of Bananas. Home of the Steamtown National Historic Site, the Houdini Museum, and Dunder Mifflin Paper (on TV at least). And where you’ll find Judge Brendan this weekend for Mepacon. That’s right! Mepacon returns this weekend—April 12 through 14—and our own Judge Brendan LaSalle will be on hand once more to entertain and bemuse the Goodman Games fans for the weekend. He’ll be there running Dungeon Crawl Classics events throughout the show. Mepacon features over 200 hours of gaming, and this year marks the 18th year of the show. And this year they will once more have a charity auction on Saturday, with proceeds benefitting three organizations: The Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance (KRMA), Roberta’s Rescue, and St. Cats of Scranton. Come on by this weekend and roll some dice with Judge Brendan! It’s an event onto itself! What: Mepacon 2019Where: Hilton Scranton & Conference CenterWhen: April 12 –...

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The Cthulhu Alphabet is Coming!

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The Cthulhu Alphabet is Coming!

Do you feel an unexplainable chill running down your spine? Does reality seem less real right now? It’s probably nothing to worry about. Elder Gods can do that kind of thing. The Cthulhu Alphabet is coming! The Kickstarter will launch in the next month, with all of the details, so get yourself ready. Whether you’re a fan of Dungeon Alphabet, or Age of Cthulhu, or Call of Cthulhu, or HP Lovecraft in general, this is a must-have purchase for you! Everything from A is for Angles to Z is for Zombies is in here for you to enjoy! And it is great for your RPG, too! No matter what type of game you’re running, it’s always fun to drop little Lovecraftian moments into your players dreams. Or should we say nightmares? In the meantime, be sure to check out the first two books in our Alphabet series: The Dungeon Alphabet and The Monster Alphabet. Both books offer great items for your games and have proven indispensable for many! Look for more details soon, and start brushing up on your Necronomicon. You never know when that might come in...

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“What’s New With Goodman Games” Seminar Video Now Live!

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“What’s New With Goodman Games” Seminar Video Now Live!

A couple of times a year we like to pull back the curtain and let everyone know what’s going on with the company. What’s happening. What’s new, you might say. At both Gary Con and Gen Con, Goodman Games puts on the “What’s New With Goodman Games” seminar, hosted by The Dark Master himself, Joseph Goodman. And with Gary Con happening just last month, that means we recently had one of those seminars. And now we have the video from it. Below is the final video from the “What’s New With Goodman Games” seminar from Gary Con 2019. You get to hear about the next book in the Original Adventures Reincarnated line, the status of DCC Lankhmar, news on Xcrawl Classics, the announcement of our new Fred Saberhagen license, and much more. Give it a look, and...

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Even MORE Third-Party DCC Kickstarters!

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Even MORE Third-Party DCC Kickstarters!

If you are a resident of Umerica we have some news. There’s something coming over the horizon, and it looks to be pretty big…. The amazing list of third-party DCC Kickstarters keep coming, this time with TWO new books for the Umerica setting from Shield of Faith Studios—and maybe more, depending on how successful the Kickstarter goes. So get ready for The Umerican Road Atlas and Umerica Unnatural! The Umerican Road Atlas takes you all over this irradiated land and shows you what’s what. Written by Reid San Filippo and Bob Brinkman, this book includes: Interesting Places to DieInfamous Gangs of the WastesThe Random Gang Generator New Vehicle Rules: construction and military vehicles New Classes: holy roller, hunter, and road hawgNew Vehicular-based Mighty Deeds Umerica is a place full of weird supernatural mysteries, and Umerica Unnatural covers them all. Written by Reid San Filippo and Forrest Aguirre, this book includes: Revised and Expanded Psionic rules Grimoire of the Wastes:  over a dozen new spells for wizards and clerics New Classes: wasteland psion, psi mutant, beastkin, shifter Cache of Astonishing Salvage: new equipment and artifacts of technology, magic, and just plain weirdness Umerica is a gonzo super science & sorcery post-apocalyptic setting for Dungeon Crawl Classics set in a twisted version of North and Central America. It originated in the Crawling Under a Broken Moon fanzine but The Umerican Survival Guide is a fully revised and fleshed out version of the setting. Both of the books in this Kickstarter look to offer an impressive 128 pages of material, and there is the potential of much more, depending on how far the Kickstarter goes. Head on over and check it out! Of course, that isn’t the only active Kickstarter…. Adding to the impressive list is The Exodus of Wolfbane from Gaming Honors. This Kickstarter is less than a week old, and presents a brand-new 0-2 level adventure from the same folks who brought you The Peasant’s Fell Bargain . This sweeping adventure doesn’t just end at the conclusion of the 0-level funnel, but continues well past as your characters explore the situation in front of them. Here’s an excerpt from their Kickstarter: The module features a hefty 56 pages of adventure, illustrations, player handouts, and supplements, including the popular Encounter Cards we introduced in our first project, The Peasants’ Fell Bargain . Your peasants will become hardened heroes as they battle strange monsters, harsh elements, and the king’s cruel soldiers. You will grapple with mysteries, hauntings, moral dilemmas, and death-defying chases. They’ve already met their base goal, so the module is happening! Now it’s up to you to see it through and help fulfill some of the stretch goals The amazing cavalcade of third-party DCC Kickstarters continues, adding another new one to the list. This time out it’s from The Keep Studios, the same folks who brought us Sword in the Jungle Deep. Soul For the Ocean Dark is the new 0-level adventure funnel for Dungeon Crawl Classics that has the characters starting out with a simple task: save the world. Set in a world without a sun, this adventure puts the would-be adventurers on a path to restore the only light the world has ever known, and all of the challenges that go along with it. Here’s a description from their Kickstarter page: Players will create characters from a dark and isolated world which has never known a sun. A towering, mystical lighthouse provides...

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Roadworthy: Judge Tom Fritchman!

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Roadworthy: Judge Tom Fritchman!

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 2019 is Road Trip! We want you to get out there and experience the world. Whether it be in real life or online, you can always explore unknown lands and make new friends. Who knows, maybe we’ll put you up on our website. Jump on into the Road Crew program for your chance! Come with us to the west side of Ohio, where we meet up with a man whose adventures sometimes go a little backwards—on purpose. Let’s meet Tom Fritchman! Roadworthy: Tom Fritchman! What’s your name, where do you live (and game), and how would you describe yourself? I’m Tom Fritchman! I live in Tipp City, Ohio. I game at local stores like Bookery Fantasy and New Carlisle Toys & Games. How did you first discover DCC? GenCon 2017. I was doing my usual wide-eyed wandering of the show room in a daze (despite having come to GenCon for years by that point). Suddenly, I saw some amazing artwork and it drew me to the Goodman Games booth! After speaking with a few people there, I bought a core book & a few adventures. I read through a good portion of the book in my hotel that night and I knew this was a game for me! As of “right now,” how many Road Crew games have you run in this or past seasons? So, despite owning a copy since August 2017, I didn’t play until February 2018. Our regular GM had to miss a week, so I ran Sailors on the Starless Sea as a one-shot. I didn’t run a single Road Crew game either year, though I did run another session for friends in September. 2019, however, I’ve finally run my first two Road Crew games! I’m looking forward to running more! What’s your favorite Road Crew game experience so far? I ran a Mutant Crawl Classics re-skin of Sailors on the Starless Sea. On the advice of Judge James Walls, I ran it backwards. The suggestion and my decision came the night before so I didn’t have a lot of time to line everything up. So I did the whole thing on the fly. But my absolute favorite part was when the players collectively started building a culture and belief structure for their Neolithic tribe. By the end of the session they even had a Patron AI to call their god! Tell us where you run your Road Crew games. Bookery Fantasy In Fairborn, Ohio and New Carlisle Toys & Games in New Carlisle, Ohio. I’d say FaceBook is the best way to find out more about either store! What advice would you give to other Road Crew judges? This one I learned from Judge Chris Lauricella at AcadeCon 2018: when you’ve got a big group and a time limit, find the highest initiative. Then ask the person to the highest’s left and right who has higher between the two of them. Go around the table in that direction rather than figuring out a turn order. It’ll keep things moving!  Do you have a go-to or favorite adventure to run at...

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Looking For A Game This Weekend? Check the Events Page!

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Looking For A Game This Weekend? Check the Events Page!

We’ve taken steps to make it easier for you to find a game in your area. You might have seen us talking about it before, but we’re here to remind you about The Events Page! The Events Page is Goodman Games list of events that are being run all over the globe, allowing you to find a game to play in your area. Whether it is Dungeon Crawl Classics, Mutant Crawl Classics, Xcrawl, Original Adventures Reincarnated, or anything else published by Goodman Games, this is the place to find it. And if you don’t find one near you, set one up! It’s free for anyone to submit their event to The Events Page–after being reviewed and approved–so that they show up for all to see. And The Events Page is where ALL members of the Road Crew post their games, so it’s a great way to find those games and get some in-game swag while you play! Below is a screen-cap of this weekend’s events, but for all of the details make sure you hop over to The Events Page and find a great game near...

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