Support DCC RPG in French!
Jan21

Support DCC RPG in French!

A couple of months back we announced an agreement for Akileos Publishing to create a French-language edition of Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game. Now those same folks have brought that translation to a crowdfunding campaign. Running through the Game On crowdfunding engine, the French edition of DCC RPG has already met their publishing goal, but you can help them to reach their stretch goals and get on board for...

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Visit Us at FrankfortCon This Weekend!
Jan21

Visit Us at FrankfortCon This Weekend!

The 2020 convention season continues to roll out! This weekend you can find us at the one-day show, FrankfortCon! Come visit Dieter Zimmerman at the Goodman Games booth, where you can find a huge selection of Dungeon Crawl Classics, DCC Lankhmar, Mutant Crawl Classics, Original Adventures Reincarnated, and much more. FrankfortCon is happening at the Capital Plaza Hotel in downtown Frankfort, KY, and is a one-day show, happening on...

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Road Crew 13-Game Custom Name Badge Info Sent Out
Jan20

Road Crew 13-Game Custom Name Badge Info Sent Out

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 have 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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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, 2020, the 136th anniversary of his birth, we provide a little more insight into this little-read...

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Appendix N Archaeology: The Famous Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Jan19

Appendix N Archaeology: The Famous Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Appendix N Archaeology: The Famous Works of Edgar Allen Poe by Bradley K. McDevitt In my previous articles on Poe, which can be found here and here, I discussed first why Poe was worth a second look.  I then did an overview of some of his lesser-known stories and how they could be used as inspiration in a gaming setting before it was pointed out to me that not everyone in the audience has read Poe since they fulfilled their English...

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Appendix N Archaeology: Edgar Allen Poe’s Other Works
Jan19

Appendix N Archaeology: Edgar Allen Poe’s Other Works

Appendix N Archaeology: Edgar Allan Poe’s Other Works By Bradley K. McDevitt Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson did not dream up the background ideas of Dungeons and Dragons out of thin air. Fans of fantasy fiction, they had borrowed liberally from Tolkien, Howard, Lovecraft, Moorcock, Leiber and many others to build their game. These authors were among many the others who inspired Appendix N. But those authors were inspired by other, older...

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Our “Free PDF with Print Purchase” Policy Explained
Jan18

Our “Free PDF with Print Purchase” Policy Explained

Did you know that most Goodman Games new releases include a free PDF with the purchase of the print edition? Yes, it’s true! We’ve been doing it with our Fifth Edition Fantasy line for more than five years. Back at Gen Con 2018, we announced that we would be rolling out this offer to most other books. So what does it mean? In short, it means that if you buy a newly published Goodman Games print title, there is often a code for a free...

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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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Roadworthy: Judge John Hammersly
Jan16

Roadworthy: Judge John Hammersly

Welcome to Roadworthy! This is a chance to show off a Road Crew Judge and allow them to share their experience and wisdom. We provide these profiles to help provide insight into their personality and style, and maybe give up-and-coming Judges some advice on improving their game. We kick off the 2020 year with a Judge hailing from the Hoosier state! He’s a gamer that got his...

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New in the Online Store: Grab Bags and Mystery Modules!
Jan15

New in the Online Store: Grab Bags and Mystery Modules!

Do you feel lucky? Well…do you? You should, because this could be your lucky day! We are offering some amazing discounts on some of our products—you just have to trust your luck. Our Grab Bags are back! This year they are bigger than ever, with a 3″ thick box of goodies pulled from our online warehouse. And each Grab Bag is unique, with plenty of product to fill out your game shelves. And we’ve also got a new option...

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Support The Forgotten Rites DCC Kickstarter!
Jan14

Support The Forgotten Rites DCC Kickstarter!

Come and check out the first third-party DCC Kickstarter of 2020! Psychoda Press brings you The Forgotten Rites of the Moldering Dead, an RPG supplement containing tables to enhance and generate all facets of the dead, the un-dead, funerary rituals, and death rites. And, is completely compatible with Dungeon Crawl Classics. Here’s the story behind the Kickstarter: Are you ready to unlock the secrets of the dead? What’s...

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Visit Us At SCARAB And PAX South This Weekend!
Jan14

Visit Us At SCARAB And PAX South This Weekend!

It’s our first shows of 2020!  This weekend the SCARAB gaming convention is being held in Columbia, SC, and Goodman Games will be there sharing the Dungeon Crawl Classics love! Join Pandabrett at the booth to pick up the latest releases, as well as some con exclusives! This is the biggest gaming convention in South Carolina, and we’re happy to be on hand. The Medallion Conference Center will be home to the show,...

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