5E Open Call Is Now Live! Submit Your Entries Now!
Oct19

5E Open Call Is Now Live! Submit Your Entries Now!

Following up on our previous announcement about an open call for a 5E, we would like to officially open submissions. Below are the guidelines for this open submission period. Goodman Games 5E Open Call Submission Guidelines Goodman Games, your source for adventures, is looking to expand its 5E product line in 2021 and beyond. But for that, we need reliable, professional, 5E-savy contributors. Familiarity with old school (original...

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Announcing the Winners of Our Bride of Cyclops Con Tournaments!
Oct19

Announcing the Winners of Our Bride of Cyclops Con Tournaments!

Bride of Cyclops Con had many amazing events, but two of the most anticipated were the DCC RPG Team Tournament: Return to the Starless Sea and The Slave Pits of Agharta Battle Royale. And they did not disappoint. Many characters were lost in the aether of the internet as they fought to become champions, but all of them were lost in the efforts of fun. A huge thanks goes out to all the players, Judges, and everyone else involved in...

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Thank You, Fans, For A Great Bride of Cyclops Con
Oct19

Thank You, Fans, For A Great Bride of Cyclops Con

This morning The Cyclops woke up with a splitting headache, seeing extra-single from eating meeting so many people over the weekend. And that’s all thanks to you. Our fans are the best in the world. The energy and fun that you shared with everyone these past three days was amazing. We saw so many old faces and many many new friends. And so we want to share some images from the con! All of these shots are fan-caps of their...

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A Preview of C.L. Werner’s “Demons of the Depths”
Oct18

A Preview of C.L. Werner’s “Demons of the Depths”

A preview of C.L. Werner’s “Demons of the Depths” Regular readers of Tales From the Magician’s Skull will rejoice to see C.L.Werner return to our pages in issue 5 with the further adventures of the samurai Shintaro Oba. Last of his clan, sworn to revenge, this time Oba takes to the high seas in an epic confrontation with pirates, monsters, and the foulest of sorceries. Illustrated by the iconic Jennell Jaquays. But...

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Sunday’s Lineup for Bride of Cyclops Con
Oct18

Sunday’s Lineup for Bride of Cyclops Con

IT’S BROKEN FREE! BRIDE OF CYCLOPS CON IS RAMPAGING FOR ONE FINAL DAY! You can’t keep a good thing caged up, and Bride of Cyclops Con is no exception! The con is a monster, and it’s running rampant this Sunday…in a fun way, of course. Everything concludes tonight with the Closing Ceremonies! Be on Twitch to watch Joseph Goodman and guests—a certain Cyclops is sure to appear—as he goes over everything that was...

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Saturday’s Lineup for Bride of Cyclops Con
Oct17

Saturday’s Lineup for Bride of Cyclops Con

WE’VE BUILT A MONSTER FOR YOU! BRIDE OF CYCLOPS CON CONTINUES! The first day has been buried in the past, but day two has been re-energized by the electricity that is Bride of Cyclops Con! Our Judges let us know that the first day of the DCC RPG Team Tournament: Return to the Starless Sea was met with many a TPK. Yet, some teams have persevered! Who will make it to the finals tomorrow? Only time will tell! Now let’s look...

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A Black Wind Blowing: Robert E. Howard and The Weird Menace Horror Pulps
Oct16

A Black Wind Blowing: Robert E. Howard and The Weird Menace Horror Pulps

A Black Wind Blowing: Robert E. Howard and The Weird Menace Horror Pulps by Ryan Harvey Robert E. Howard was a pulp professional, always searching for new markets to sell his fiction. Unlike his friends in the Weird Tales bullpen, H. P. Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith, both of whom kept to a narrow fictional style and a handful of magazines, Howard experimented to target different markets. Sometimes the experiments were a bust. He...

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Defining Sword & Sorcery
Oct16

Defining Sword & Sorcery

Defining Sword-and-Sorcery by Howard Andrew Jones At Bride of Cyclops Con—happening right now!—there is an entire track based around sword-and-sorcery. We encourage you to check out the entire schedule and be a part of the con. Before we get to that, though, Tales From The Magician’s Skull editor Howard Andrew Jones takes a minute to define exactly what sword-and-sorcery means… The term “sword-and-sorcery” gets bandied...

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Friday’s Lineup for Bride of Cyclops Con
Oct16

Friday’s Lineup for Bride of Cyclops Con

IT’S ALIVE! …ALIVE! WELCOME TO BRIDE OF CYCLOPS CON! The table is set, the electrodes are in place, and we’re shocking this thing to life! Bride of Cyclops Con begins today! We kick things off with the Bride of Cyclops Con Opening Ceremonies at 11:00 am EST. You can join Joseph Goodman and, of course, The Cyclops as they welcome everyone to the con and start things off with a bang. They’ll be outlining the con...

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Vote For Your Favorite Fan-Created DCC Sticker
Oct15

Vote For Your Favorite Fan-Created DCC Sticker

We’re sticking to our guns and letting you pick the winners of the DCC Sticker Design Contest! And voting is now open! The contest winner will have their sticker manufactured and given out to fans. PLUS, they’ll get some stuff from us for being selected as the winner. Heck, we love the submissions so much that maybe there will be more than one winner. You never know… Here are the voting rules : You can only vote...

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Castle Amber Designer’s Diary: The Magnificent Ambers
Oct15

Castle Amber Designer’s Diary: The Magnificent Ambers

Castle Amber Designer’s Diary: The Magnificent Ambers by Michael Curtis Castle Amber is more than just a funhouse dungeon, although that’s easy to overlook, especially for younger game masters. While there’s plenty of monsters to fight and treasure to be looted, the Castle features something that was uncommon for many early adventures: plenty of roleplaying opportunities in the form of the Amber family members The Ambers aren’t...

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New In The Online Store: DCC Softcover “Beastman Edition” Core Rules, New VTT Support, and More!
Oct14

New In The Online Store: DCC Softcover “Beastman Edition” Core Rules, New VTT Support, and More!

We’ve got a beast of a new release for you today, and he’s brought along some friends. There is a new limited-edition softcover version of our core rulebook now available in the online store: The Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG – Softcover Beastman Edition. This new printing features artwork by Doug Kovacs on the cover that is designed to tie-in directly with the cover to DCC #67: Sailors on the Starless Sea! And speaking...

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