Where to Start With Robert E. Howard
Jan01

Where to Start With Robert E. Howard

Where to Start With Robert E. Howard by Bill Ward Robert E. Howard (1906-1936) was a giant and a father to giants, his literary creations so potent that they have informed popular culture and permeated mass consciousness down to the present day. But their very ubiquity can obscure and deceive – if two people strike up a conversation about Conan, are they actually talking about the same Conan? What’s going on with all of these...

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Ring in the New Year with Brendan and Mike!
Dec31

Ring in the New Year with Brendan and Mike!

Ring in the New Year with Brendan and Mike! Keep on Crawlin‘ through the New Year with this very special New Year’s Eve Twitch show featuring Brendan, Mike, and friends. Join us tonight, 11:00 pm EST, on the Goodman Games official Twitch channel to help ring in the new year. This was a tough year in so many ways. And we are all ready to put it in our rear-view mirror. We want to hang out, catch up, and talk...

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Sign Up To Play In 1000 Insane Worlds!
Dec31

Sign Up To Play In 1000 Insane Worlds!

As 2020 passes the baton to 2021, 1000 Insane Worlds keeps running along! Sign up today for a chance to play in next Thursday’s game, January 7th. It’s our first 1000 Insane Worlds game of the year and it promises to be … insane! You can sign up below for a chance to be one of four randomly-chosen players to jump in with one of our expert (and slightly mad) Judges for next week’s session of online gaming mayhem. What...

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Reprint Registry: DCC RPG Core Rulebook
Dec30

Reprint Registry: DCC RPG Core Rulebook

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...

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2020 Retrospective: Using 3D Terrain For Virtual Tabletop Roleplaying Games
Dec29

2020 Retrospective: Using 3D Terrain For Virtual Tabletop Roleplaying Games

Using 3D Terrain for Virtual Tabletop Roleplaying Games by Chris Doyle Let’s face it, 2020 has presented us with many challenges. From a tabletop gaming standpoint, social distancing has forced many of us to pivot to online tabletop platforms to get our fix for role playing games. There are many great platforms out there, such as Roll20 and Fantasy Grounds, or you could just go with the tried-and-true Theater of the Mind approach and...

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Charles R. Saunders’ Nyumbani Tales
Dec29

Charles R. Saunders’ Nyumbani Tales

Charles R. Saunders’ Nyumbani Tales by Bill Ward In Nyumbani Tales (MV Media 2017), sword-and-sorcery great Charles Saunders collects 13 short stories spanning his early career, work that had previously appeared in a variety of publications, from small press ‘zines like Weirdbook and Black Lite, to mass market anthologies such as Beyond the Fields We Know and Hecate’s Cauldron. Fans of Saunders’ Imaro series...

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New in the Online Store: Doom on the Warden and Tales From the Magician’s Skull Issue 5
Dec22

New in the Online Store: Doom on the Warden and Tales From the Magician’s Skull Issue 5

A trio of great new releases today. For fans of James Ward’s classic Metamorphosis Alpha RPG comes Doom on the Warden, an all new adventure full of twists and secrets that threatens to turn everything on its head. Available in hardback or a deluxe, foil cover edition hardback. And once you’ve holstered that ray gun, go ahead and snatch up a broadsword and wade into Tales From the Magician’s Skull Number 5, the...

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Short Sorcery: Leigh Brackett’s “The Moon That Vanished”
Dec22

Short Sorcery: Leigh Brackett’s “The Moon That Vanished”

Short Sorcery: Leigh Brackett’s “The Moon That Vanished” by Bill Ward From the start, from the very title itself, the reader is presented with a mystery in Leigh Brackett’s “The Moon That Vanished.” For one thing the story’s setting of Venus – think the Venus of Edgar Rice Burroughs rather than that of NASA probes – has no moon. But there is much more going on than that. The protagonist, David Heath, is himself...

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Roadworthy: Judge Ethan Burke!
Dec21

Roadworthy: Judge Ethan Burke!

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. This time out we hear from US Air Force Staff Sergeant Ethan Burke of the 52nd Combat Communications...

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Sign Up For DCC Demo Night!
Dec20

Sign Up For DCC Demo Night!

Tuesday is coming up, and we’re ready to introduce more players to DCC RPG! Once again we are ready to introduce a new group of people to Dungeon Crawl Classics in an online educational session. We call it Tuesday Night Demo Night, and it’s a fun romp through the world of DCC RPG with one of our very best Judges. What’s this we speak of, you say? Well, here’s a reminder of what it’s all about! Are you new...

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Download the DCC Quick Start Rules…in Italian!
Dec20

Download the DCC Quick Start Rules…in Italian!

DCC Italian Quick Start Rules Download Earlier this month we told you that the Italian edition of Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG was now available for pre-order from the good folks over at Kaizoku Press in concert with MP Edizioni. Well, now we’re happy to announce that you can download the Quick Start Rules for the Italian edition of DCC, right here. Once you give the Quick Start Rules a try you’ll want to pre-order your copy...

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Adventures in Fiction: Sterling E. Lanier
Dec19

Adventures in Fiction: Sterling E. Lanier

Our Appendix N Archeology and Adventures in Fiction series are meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Adventures in Fiction: Sterling E. Lanier by Jim Wampler Yesterday was the 93rd anniversary of the birth of Sterling E....

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