Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague DeCamp
Nov28

Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague DeCamp

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: L. Sprague de Camp by Jeff Goad Did you know that L. Sprague de Camp coined the terms “extraterrestrial” and...

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Black Friday Continues!
Nov27

Black Friday Continues!

Our annual Black Friday sale continues! The Year That Shall Not Be Named cannot put a damper on everything! The big sale of the year is here! Practically everything in our online store is on sale for up to 40% off – but you need to act fast before the sale ends. Dungeon Crawl Classics! Mutant Crawl Classics! Fifth Edition Fantasy! Original Adventures Reincarnated! System Neutral Books! DCC Lankhmar! Xcrawl! Metamorphosis Alpha!...

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12 Hour Castle Amber Stream For Charity!
Nov27

12 Hour Castle Amber Stream For Charity!

The amazing folks over at Twenty Sides to Every Story have teamed up with Extra Life to run a marathon gaming session for charity, and they’re doing it LIVE ON TWITCH! So we invite you to pop over to their Twitch Channel and tune in to watch the gang play their way through Castle Amber! Here’s their announcement: On Friday, November 27 at 10:00 am CST we are running a charity stream for ExtraLife with Castle Amber as our...

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Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov26

Happy Thanksgiving!

Lord Fowl has returned! And we all know what that means: All hail THANKSGIVING! And despite The Year That Shall Not Be Named putting a damper on…well, everything, we still have a lot for which we give thanks. We’re having a Zoom-based gathering this year, so it’s different—but that doesn’t take away the purpose. Thanksgiving is an important day. It’s a chance for us to reflect upon the things that have...

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Sign Up For Next Week’s 1000 Insane Worlds!
Nov26

Sign Up For Next Week’s 1000 Insane Worlds!

Today is Thanksgiving here in the United States, which means that Judge Brendan has morphed into Judge Chef to cook dinner for his family. But he’ll be back next week! Next week—December 3rd—he’ll return to run part four in his Black Sabbath Quad-rilogy, Planet Caravan. The players take on the roles of vat-grown clones created by a robot to help them fight off dimensional buccaneers that show up to steal a fragment of a...

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New in the Online Store: Spanish Translations and Face Masks
Nov25

New in the Online Store: Spanish Translations and Face Masks

It is officially gift buying season! Which makes the timing on these releases perfect for any of your friends who happen to speak Spanish. Or breathe. Hey, it’s the Year That Shall Not Be Named. Gifts to help people stay safe while breathing are a real thing. And to that end, we’ve got two new Spanish translations of adventure modules, put out by our publishing partner, Other Selves. They do a great job with the Spanish...

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Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk”
Nov24

Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk”

Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk” by Bill Ward Poul Anderson, Grand Master of Science Fiction and author of over 100 books, always seems to bring a little something extra to the table when writing a tale invoking Norse mythology. Whether it be in the myth-inspired sword-and-sorcery classic The Broken Sword, or his novelized retellings of the sagas of figures like Hrolf-Kraki and Harald Hardrada, Anderson’s love for the...

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Adventures in Fiction: Poul Anderson
Nov24

Adventures in Fiction: Poul Anderson

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. In celebration of the birth of Poul Anderson, we re-present this article. Enjoy! Adventures in Fiction: Poul Anderson by...

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Black Friday Starts Now!
Nov23

Black Friday Starts Now!

Our annual Black Friday sale starts TODAY! The Year That Shall Not Be Named cannot put a damper on everything! The big sale of the year is here! Practically everything in our online store is on sale for up to 40% off – but you need to act fast before the sale ends. Dungeon Crawl Classics! Mutant Crawl Classics! Fifth Edition Fantasy! Original Adventures Reincarnated! System Neutral Books! DCC Lankhmar! Xcrawl! Metamorphosis...

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This Week on Twitch – November 23-29
Nov23

This Week on Twitch – November 23-29

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the U.S.! That means everyone here is making plans to eat far too much food, all while attempting to keep socially distant and safe. It’s…yeah, it’s THAT year again. But that isn’t going to stop our fun! We’ve still got a trio of great shows heading your way this week, and we invite you to join us for them over on The Official Goodman Games Twitch Channel! And...

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Announcing Our New Thick DCC Judge’s Screen
Nov20

Announcing Our New Thick DCC Judge’s Screen

Tremble before the mighty weight of our new Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG Thick Cardstock Judges Screen! This thick, sturdy screen is printed over 2mm thick chipboard, making it over 6mm thick when it is folded up. This thing is ready to take on the most challenging of tables, and stand up to even the mightiest bump that can befall it during play. Scheduled to ship in mid-January 2021, the new Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG Thick Cardstock...

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Hocking’s Seven Short Shudders
Nov20

Hocking’s Seven Short Shudders

Hocking’s Seven Scarce Shudders by John C. Hocking More short stories of the supernatural that chill to the bone.   My original list of seven shuddersome short stories from last month highlighted some of the best supernatural work I’ve read, but I limited myself to tales that could be found with minimal effort and expense.  This list is not so merciful.  Here are seven superlative horror yarns that deliver distilled spectral fear but...

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