Films of High Adventure: H.P. Lovecraft
Aug21

Films of High Adventure: H.P. Lovecraft

Films of High Adventure: H. P. Lovecraft By Bob Brinkman The Films of High Adventure series examines the impact that the authors of Appendix N have had on the world at large. This time out, we’re continuing the celebration of H.P. Lovecraft’s birthday with an article on all of his works that have made their way to the big (or small) screen. The works of H. P. Lovecraft are among the most frequently adapted of any Appendix...

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Adventures in Fiction: H.P. Lovecraft
Aug20

Adventures in Fiction: H.P. Lovecraft

Our Adventures in Fiction series is 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. Today we celebrate the birthday of HP Lovecraft, one of the most influential authors of the 20th Century. In honor of this day, we re-present the Adventures in Fiction about his...

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Real Life Adventures: Lovecraft’s Providence
Oct25

Real Life Adventures: Lovecraft’s Providence

Real Life Adventures: Lovecraft’s Providence by Michael Curtis and Brendan LaSalle Halloween is the perfect time to celebrate one Howard Phillips Lovecraft. To that end, we re-present this Real Life Adventure that took two of our own to his birthplace. Goodman Games uses a number of methods to inspire the creativity behind our adventures. What we call “real life adventures” are one such method. This is where we travel to inspirational...

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Adventures in Fiction: Fritz Leiber, H.P. Lovecraft, and the Origin of Sword-and-Sorcery Stories
Apr24

Adventures in Fiction: Fritz Leiber, H.P. Lovecraft, and the Origin of Sword-and-Sorcery Stories

Fritz Leiber, H.P. Lovecraft, and the Origin of Sword-and-Sorcery Stories by James Maliszewski In the May 1961 issue of the fantasy fanzine Amra, future stalwart of Appendix N, Michael Moorcock, wrote a letter to the editor in which he proposed the term “epic fantasy” for the literary genre pioneered by Robert E. Howard in his stories of Conan the Cimmerian. In the July issue of that same year, however, Fritz Leiber offered another...

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