Happy Birthday, Gary Gygax!
Jul27

Happy Birthday, Gary Gygax!

Let’s talk about Gary. Today we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Gary Gygax. And I do mean celebrate. Everyone here at Goodman Games can talk about how much that one man changed their life. Each of us has stories about what he did to alter our future in ways we couldn’t imagine back when we were too young to think about how we would make a living years later. And it goes beyond that, because we are...

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Appendix N Archeology: The Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series
Dec29

Appendix N Archeology: The Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series

Appendix N Archeology: The Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series by Michael Curtis More than a decade before Gary Gygax assembled his list of influential fantasy authors and titles—the famed “Appendix N” which appeared in the Dungeon Masters Guide published in 1979—another author was hard at work compiling a list of fantasy stories to introduce to the reading public. Both catalogs would include some of the same authors on their rolls, and...

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Gary Con 2019 Recap!
Mar15

Gary Con 2019 Recap!

Every spring the tribe gathers at Lake Geneva to honor the memory of one of our great founding ancestors, surrounded by so many of his peers and cohorts. GaryCon 2019 was wonderful: heartwarming, hilarious, exhausting, unforgettable fun. It’s always great to hang out with the “Founding Fathers of Role-Playing” at ground zero for the origin of our hobby. The number of events and games that populate the con are always impressive,...

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Happy Birthday, Gary Gygax!
Jul27

Happy Birthday, Gary Gygax!

Let’s talk about Gary. Today we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Gary Gygax. And I do mean celebrate. Everyone here at Goodman Games can talk about how much that one man changed their life. Each of us has stories about what he did to alter our future in ways we couldn’t imagine back when we were too young to think about how we would make a living years later. And it goes beyond that, because we are...

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Happy birthday, Gary Gygax!
Jun27

Happy birthday, Gary Gygax!

Let’s talk about Gary. Today we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Gary Gygax. And I do mean celebrate. Everyone here at Goodman Games can talk about how much that one man changed their life. Each of us has stories about what he did to alter our future in ways we couldn’t imagine back when we were too young to think about how we would make a living years later. And it goes beyond that, because we are...

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