2019 Conventions Year in Review: Whew!
Dec21

2019 Conventions Year in Review: Whew!

2019 Conventions Year in Review: Whew! By Brendan LaSalle Goodman Games went on the road early and stayed out late in 2019, with our extended family hitting more shows than ever before. We visited more than 20 conventions and collectively ran hundreds of games. I personally ran 95 games for a total of 596 players. That’s my new record, and I celebrated by sitting very still for a long time not thinking about gaming. I had so many...

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Pax Unplugged Recap
Dec10

Pax Unplugged Recap

Pax was popping in Philly! Pax Unplugged was bigger and busier than ever, and we were proud to be a part of it. Judge Brendan was running games all weekend and had a huge number of players wanting to play in his games. At one point there were 17 people for a single game—and all of them got to play thanks to help from some fellow Judges who stepped in to make it three games instead of one! And on Sunday, he ended up running a non-stop...

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U-Con Recap!
Nov25

U-Con Recap!

The crown jewel of Michigan gaming, U-con, celebrated its 30th anniversary, and Goodman Games was there! Well, specifically, Judge Brendan was there as Guest Emeriti and Judge extraordinaire! There were plenty of DCC, MCC, Xcrawl, and Dark Trails at U-Con 30 as part of the excellent OSR track. Special congratulations to the Division III Struggleos who defeated the rival Dogs of War in head-to-head Xcrawl action. All in all, it was a...

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Video of Alliance Open House Address
Nov14

Video of Alliance Open House Address

The Alliance Open House is one of the premier industry events of the tabletop gaming world. Every year hundreds of retailers and manufacturers gather together to showcase their products and share information and news. This year Goodman Games was at the show once again, doing just that: letting retailers know about Dungeon Crawl Classics, Mutant Crawl Classics, Fifth Edition Fantasy, Original Adventures Reincarnated, and much more. In...

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Metatopia/The Long Con/Store Appearance Recap!
Nov11

Metatopia/The Long Con/Store Appearance Recap!

Goodman Games had a busy weekend! We were at two conventions and two game stores over a course of four days, and each one was a wonderful experience! At Metatopia, Jim Likes Games made sure that Goodman Games’ presence was felt. Metatopia is the only convention fully devoted to game design and playtesting, and the likes of Dungeon Crawl Classics, Mutant Crawl Classics, Original Adventures Reincarnated, and many others all had...

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DCC at Kansas ScoutCon
Nov09

DCC at Kansas ScoutCon

Our very own “Taco” Jon Hershberger represented Goodman Games at Quivira Scout Ranch this past weekend for ScoutCon 2019. This was our third year for ScoutCon and it was bigger and better than ever! The 2019 version of Scout Con was the biggest and best to date. This year there was 285 Scouts registered for the con—that’s up from 112 registrants in 2017 and 184 registrants in 2018—and had 282 in camp.  Dungeon Crawl Classics was...

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Carnage-22 and Gamehole 2019 Recap!
Nov04

Carnage-22 and Gamehole 2019 Recap!

A fabulous weekend of two cons! Both of them were amazing, and one even had a night filled with monsters…and superheroes…and fairies…and just a wonderful time. At Carnage-22 there was lots of gaming and lots of fun for all as they came by the Goodman Games booth to find the latest releases. It was a DCC RPG extravaganza, with a touch of Fifth Edition Fantasy and Original Adventures Reincarnated thrown in for good...

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Fifth Edition Fantasy Around the World: FEF in Brazil!
Nov03

Fifth Edition Fantasy Around the World: FEF in Brazil!

It’s not just Europe. Goodman Games is also making our presence known in South America! Recently, Galápagos Jogos—the company that is responsible for bringing D&D 5e official core books (Portuguese version) to Brazil—held a convention in São Paulo at the Museum of Image and Sound. And Goodman Games was there thanks to Sagen Editora. Sagen Editora organized fifty games using Fifth Edition Fantasy books. That’s...

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DCC Around The World: The UK Road Crew
Nov02

DCC Around The World: The UK Road Crew

The UK convention scene is growing. For many years Great Britain has been blessed with a plethora of small one day conventions and ‘game days’ around the bigger events like UK Games Expo and Dragonmeet. With the recent growth in these events, it feels like a weekend rarely goes by without someone posting a session report or a review of a convention. It’s a great time for Road Crew judges to get out and run some...

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DCC Around The World: The Doom Gong at Essen Spiel
Nov01

DCC Around The World: The Doom Gong at Essen Spiel

Maybe we should call it Das Monument des Schicksal? Whatever words we choose, it would still have the same message. The same deep, reverberating message. Essen Spiel is the largest gaming convention in the world, and we’re proud to say that Dungeon Crawl Classics was on hand for the world to see. Our publishing partners in Germany—System Matters Verlag—were at the game fair, showing off DCC RPG in style. Including their own...

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Alliance Open House Recap
Sep16

Alliance Open House Recap

The city of Fort Wayne, Indiana has once more had the gaming industry descend upon it, and has emerged all the better for it. And what’s more, the Alliance Open House has had Goodman Games come to it once again, and has found themselves better for our presence! Hundreds of retailers met with dozens of manufacturers at this annual industry event, and Goodman Games was a huge part of it. From the meetings, to the presentations, to...

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All The Tournament Winners!
Sep07

All The Tournament Winners!

For several years now, Goodman Games has been running tournaments at conventions across the country. Gen Con has seen the lion’s share of these events, but we’ve slowly expanded to other shows to allow more people a chance to prove their mettle in the ultimate arena of role-playing talent. We’ve had folks dealing with everything from Beer Golems to Black Hearts, and even a chance to prove themselves The Greatest...

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