Adventures in Fiction: Philip Jose Farmer
Jan26

Adventures in Fiction: Philip Jose Farmer

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: Philip José Farmer by Jeff Goad Today we are celebrating the birthday of Philip José Farmer. While he isn’t around to celebrate...

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Spawn of Cyclops Con Event Schedule Now Live!
Jan21

Spawn of Cyclops Con Event Schedule Now Live!

It’s time to prepare for the upcoming show! The Event Schedule for Spawn of Cyclops Con is now posted. Event registration will go live on January 29th, which gives you a few days to plan on the games you want to play. And then as soon as registration opens, you can sign up and secure your position. Remember, we’re just over a month from the start of Spawn of Cyclops Con! And we want you to keep submitting events for Spawn...

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Adventures in Fiction: Robert E. Howard
Jan21

Adventures in Fiction: Robert E. Howard

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. There may not be a more iconic character in fantasy—and particularly sword and sorcery—fiction than Conan the Barbarian. From his first appearance in...

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Adventures in Fiction: Abraham Merritt
Jan19

Adventures in Fiction: Abraham Merritt

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: Abraham Merritt by James Maliszewski Of all the literary influences on D&D and DCC RPG, Abraham Merritt is perhaps the...

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Keep Submitting Events for Spawn of Cyclops Con
Jan14

Keep Submitting Events for Spawn of Cyclops Con

That tickle on the back of your neck…it’s nothing. There’s nothing there. There’s no one there. It’s gone now. It didn’t mean anything by being there. It’s just…playing. As time moves on, the need for joy in our life grows larger and larger. This is why we want to remind you that event submission is now open for Spawn of Cyclops Con! We want you to keep submitting events for Spawn...

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Event Submissions Are Open for Spawn of Cyclops Con
Jan08

Event Submissions Are Open for Spawn of Cyclops Con

That sound in the other room. The soft sound of a child’s laugh. The ball that rolled in from the room you though was empty. It’s nothing to worry about. It’s a child a play. And you want to play, don’t you? Just remember… event submission is now open for Spawn of Cyclops Con! We want you to submit events for Spawn of Cyclops Con! It’s that simple, and it’s that wonderful. So let’s look at...

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What is Appendix N?
Jan04

What is Appendix N?

The story of Appendix N goes with Dungeon Crawl Classics like fish and water. Peanut butter and jelly. Robert E. Howard and Conan. But what exactly IS Appendix N? Appendix N is the list of books that inspired Gary Gygax to create D&D. This bibliography first appeared as an appendix in the AD&D Dungeon Master’s Guide—specifically, Appendix N—which is why the list is known by that name. To write DCC RPG, author Joseph Goodman...

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Event Submission Now Open for Spawn of Cyclops Con
Jan02

Event Submission Now Open for Spawn of Cyclops Con

Where have all these toys come from and is that the sound of a child’s laughter? Yes it is! Which only means that it’s time for Spawn of Cyclops Con! She is letting you know that event submission is now open! We are really looking forward to your submissions — going through all those game ideas will be almost as much fun as playing them! So let’s look at some details. Judge and Event submission FYI – When you...

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Best Selling DCC RPG Third Party Supplements of 2020
Jan02

Best Selling DCC RPG Third Party Supplements of 2020

Top DCC Third Party Publisher Products, 2020 As we look back on 2020, it’s always great to track the trends and see what’s popular in our online store. In looking specifically at our Third Party releases (leaving aside ‘zines for now — they are the subject for another day) we can get a clear look at what DCC fans have been clamoring to get over the last year. Our rankings are based on a combination of total...

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High Adventure in Online Gaming: A 2020 Retrospective
Dec27

High Adventure in Online Gaming: A 2020 Retrospective

High Adventure in Online Gaming: A 2020 Retrospective by Harley Stroh For tabletop gamers, 2020 was a grim foe. This was doubly true for Goodman Games, where public games – hosted by the wild-eyed reavers calling themselves the Road Crew– are an integral part of DCC’s success.  The cascading series of con cancellations heralded a darkening storm. The end to in-person gaming was a source of real grief, compounding the pressure of lost...

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Roadworthy: Judge Ethan Burke!
Dec21

Roadworthy: Judge Ethan Burke!

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. This time out we hear from US Air Force Staff Sergeant Ethan Burke of the 52nd Combat Communications...

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Musings of a Road Warrior
Dec14

Musings of a Road Warrior

Judge James just ran 15 Road Crew games in 15 nights. He’s a madman! We asked him to write a little about his experience in the road crew. Here are his musings, including some personal admonitions and advice for aspiring judges… Musings of a Road Warrior by Judge James Michael Spahn At the time of the writing of this article, it is December 9th, 2020. Tonight I will be running my 15th Road Crew game of the year. My first...

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