Featured in Our Online Store: Doug Kovacs Art on DCC Third Party Products
Jan23

Featured in Our Online Store: Doug Kovacs Art on DCC Third Party Products

Let’s talk about art…or rather, Doug. If there’s one artist who has helped define “the DCC experience”, it’s Doug Kovacs. His cover art for the Dungeon Crawl Classics core book and many adventure modules have helped set a tone of adventure, mystery, and the fantastic that reaches throughout the line. And his black-and-white art inside the DCC core book and its many adventures have defined the game’s look—not to mention his...

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Adventures in Fiction: Robert E. Howard
Jan22

Adventures in Fiction: Robert E. Howard

There may not be a more iconic character in fantasy—and particularly sword and sorcery—fiction than Conan the Barbarian. From his first appearance in Weird Tales back in 1932, the character has influenced how we see any iconic sword-wielding hero. And for that we can thank Robert E. Howard. In honor of Robert E. Howard’s birthday, Goodman Games sat down with author Harley Stroh and asked about the influence REH had on Stroh’s...

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SCARAB Recap!
Jan21

SCARAB Recap!

It was a weekend filled with fun and games! Dice were rolled, friends were made, and a good time was had by all! We’re talking about this past weekend’s SCARAB show, where Goodman Games kicked off our 2019 convention season. Judge Brendan was on hand for the festivities and entertained all with his non-stop energy and DCC dynamic.  This is a fantastic con in Columbia, South Carolina that attracts great gamers from all...

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Adventures in Fiction: Abraham Merritt
Jan20

Adventures in Fiction: Abraham Merritt

Adventures in Fiction: Abraham Merritt By James Maliszewski Of all the literary influences on D&D and DCC RPG, Abraham Merritt is perhaps the “most-influential of the least-known.” His work is rarely read in this modern time, yet he is named by Gary Gygax as one of “the most immediate influences on AD&D. Today, on January 20, 2019, the 135th anniversary of his birth, we provide a little more insight into this...

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What is Appendix N?
Jan19

What is Appendix N?

The story of Appendix N goes with Dungeon Crawl Classics like fish and water. Peanut butter and jelly. Robert E. Howard and Conan. But what exactly IS Appendix N? Appendix N is the list of books that inspired Gary Gygax to create D&D. This bibliography first appeared as an appendix in the AD&D Dungeon Master’s Guide—specifically, Appendix N—which is why the list is known by that name. To write DCC RPG, author Joseph Goodman...

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Dungeon Crawl Crafters: Tommy and the DCC Throne
Jan18

Dungeon Crawl Crafters: Tommy and the DCC Throne

One of the most amazing things about our fans is their creativity. Their ability to take concepts and bring them to life in exciting ways. That’s why we’re proud to introduce a new feature to the site: Dungeon Crawl Crafters. It’s a way for us to showcase fans and the incredible creations they put out in celebration of Dungeon Crawl Classics and all things Goodman.  This time out we have some amazing talent. One...

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Adventures in Fiction: John Bellairs
Jan17

Adventures in Fiction: John Bellairs

Adventures in Fiction: John Bellairs By Ngo Vinh-Hoi John Anthony Bellairs was born on January 17th, 1938 in Marshall, Michigan, which he described as “full of strange and enormous old houses, and the place must have worked on [his] imagination.” A shy and overweight child, he “would walk back and forth between [his] home and Catholic school and have medieval fantasies featuring [himself] as the hero.” He found refuge in books,...

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Trapsylvania Now Available for Pre-Order
Jan16

Trapsylvania Now Available for Pre-Order

Listen up, puny humans! Grimtooth the Troll here. You sorry souls have been dying from my traps for decades. And in all that time, not one of you miniscule mortals has attacked me in my lair! Well, I’ve decided to take pity on you. For the first time ever, I’m going to show you my realm. You’ll finally get to see – Trapsylvania! The gates to Trapsylvania are about to open, with a troll named Grimtooth standing at their side!...

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Visit us at SCARAB this weekend!
Jan15

Visit us at SCARAB this weekend!

It’s our first show of 2019!  This weekend the SCARAB gaming convention is being held in Columbia, SC, and Goodman Games will be there! Join Judge Brendan at the show for some gaming fun, as he will be running events all weekend. You can join him for Dungeon Crawl Classics fun and roll a handful of dice in the hopes that you survive the experience.  This is the biggest gaming convention in South Carolina, and Goodman...

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Road Crew 13-Game Judges: Your Badges Are Coming Soon!
Jan14

Road Crew 13-Game Judges: Your Badges Are Coming Soon!

Consider it a badge of honor. Something to prove that you are a devoted fan.  We’re talking about our custom badge pin. The item that we send to anyone who has completed thirteen or more Road Crew games as a part of a single season. And if you are one of those proud few that has met this goal, then we have good news: the badges will be heading your way soon! In 2018 we had more people hit the thirteen game goal than ever...

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I Want You – To Judge at Gen Con!
Jan13

I Want You – To Judge at Gen Con!

It’s already that time of year! The Gen Con commeth! And we want YOU to run events as a part of the show! We’re looking for folks to run both Dungeon Crawl Classics and Mutant Crawl Classics events at the show. What type of events? Any! We want events of all shapes and sizes. Give us your poor high-level adventurers in search of some money, your tired mid-level adventurers just hoping to catch a break, and your weak...

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Final Days to Support Portuguese Edition of Fifth Edition Fantasy!
Jan12

Final Days to Support Portuguese Edition of Fifth Edition Fantasy!

Time is running short! As we have mentioned before, the fine folks from Sagen Editora have licensed the rights to produce a Portuguese translation of our Fifth Edition Fantasy line. They’ve been crowdfunding the project through Catarse, and have already seen success! If you are wanting to get in on this project at the ground floor, now is the time to act! There is less than a week left to get in on the campaign and help reach...

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