Announcing Our Sword & Sorcery Fiction Writing Track for Bride of Cyclops Con
Sep08

Announcing Our Sword & Sorcery Fiction Writing Track for Bride of Cyclops Con

For nearly two years now, Goodman Games has published Tales from the Magician’s Skull, supporting adventure fiction through not just our flagship RPG lines but through the publication of fiction directly. In collaboration with Tales From The Magician’s Skull editor Howard Andrew Jones, we are pleased to announce a fiction writing track at Bride of Cyclops Con! These panels will be broadcast on our Twitch channel over the weekend...

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Tales From The Magician’s Skull #5 Now Available for Pre-Order!
Aug19

Tales From The Magician’s Skull #5 Now Available for Pre-Order!

Behold! I have fashioned a magazine like those from fabled days of yore. It overflows with thrilling adventures. There are swords, and there is sorcery. There are dark deeds and daring rescues. There are lands where heroes fear to tread. Dare you imagine it? Picture this as well — maps to wondrous and terrible places. Electrifying art for every tale. Guides to bring the terrors within to your own game table. All I lack are a few...

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“The Flagship Publication For English Language Adventure Fantasy”
Jul05

“The Flagship Publication For English Language Adventure Fantasy”

Since the debut of the first issue, Tales From The Magician’s Skull has received great press, and it’s something that we are very proud of around here. The fourth issue of the series is now on the stands and making some great waves of its own. In fact, one of them was so special that we wanted to share. Here’s an excerpt from the review on Blackgate.com: “In four short issues Tales of the Magician’s Skull has...

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New in the Online Store: Tales From The Magician’s Skull #4!
Apr29

New in the Online Store: Tales From The Magician’s Skull #4!

It’s a Skull-tastic Wednesday, everyone! Not only do we have the latest issue of our fantastic sword-and-sorcery magazine, but a bit of an extra for Skull fanatics! Both Tales From The Magician’s Skull #4 and Cubicles of the Skull are officially released today! In all, there are two products, each with two means of getting them, so it’s a four-release day! Let’s take a look! Tales From The Magician’s...

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Now in Our Online Store: Free PDF With Print Purchase!
Apr08

Now in Our Online Store: Free PDF With Print Purchase!

You read that right! Almost every Goodman Games product in the online store now comes with a free PDF when you purchase the print title—at no additional cost!  We’ve been offering free PDFs with print purchases on select releases for more than 5 years, and have been steadily ramping up the project. We’ve now gone through the entire online store and added PDFs to almost everything that’s still in print! Why “almost” everything?...

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New In Our Online Store: T-Shirts Of The Magician’s Skull!
Feb12

New In Our Online Store: T-Shirts Of The Magician’s Skull!

Now you too can show the world your reverence to The Skull! The Tales From the Magician’s Skull t-shirt is now available on our online store. Originally only available to the backers of Tales From The Magician’s Skull Kickstarter, now EVERYONE can get their hands on one and show off their good taste to the public at large. We only have a limited supply of this classic pulp-style white-on-black tee, so do not delay! And...

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The Best Of The Conan Pastiche Novels
Nov21

The Best Of The Conan Pastiche Novels

The Best Of The Conan Pastiche Novels By Howard Andrew Jones If I didn’t love the writing of Robert E. Howard I would probably never have bothered with any Conan pastiche. As a matter of fact, those Conan novels on store shelves in the ’70s and ’80s made me so skeptical of Conan that I didn’t try Robert E. Howard’s fiction until years later. I wrongly assumed that because the series looked cheap and...

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Tangent Reviews Tales From The Magician’s Skull
Nov10

Tangent Reviews Tales From The Magician’s Skull

Tangent is the genre’s premiere review magazine for short SF and fantasy, and has been online sharing reviews of releases since 1997. Here’s how they describe themselves from their website, “Described as a “one-stop clearinghouse for information on the good, the bad and the ugly in the short-story jungle” by Paul Di Filippo, it provides insightful, in-depth coverage of the width and breadth of the short SF/F...

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Visit Us At Gamehole Con And Carnage Con This Weekend!
Oct28

Visit Us At Gamehole Con And Carnage Con This Weekend!

This weekend a genuine Gamehole is appearing in Wisconsin, while Carnage is about to erupt in Vermont. And we’re gonna be at both events! One of the best role-playing conventions in the country happens in Madison, WI, and it just happens to start on Halloween! GameHole Con is going on in Madison at the Alliant Energy Center, and Goodman Games will be there in force! Not only will Pandabrett have a full booth set-up in...

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Awesome Stretch Goals on Tales From The Magician’s Skull!
Jul22

Awesome Stretch Goals on Tales From The Magician’s Skull!

There are less than three days left in the Tales From The Magician’s Skull Kickstarter, and things are just heating up! We’re talking stretch goals! Two stretch goals have been hit for all backers, and there are still some that are waiting on the horizon. Let’s talk about what has been achieved: Cubicles of the Magician’s Skull Cubicles of the Magician’s Skull will compile all the Skull Scroll stories you’ve...

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Read The Skull Scrolls!
Jul12

Read The Skull Scrolls!

The Skull has spoken…and is still speaking, as it turns out! The Tales From The Magician’s Skull Kickstarter has been a big hit (thank you!), but if you aren’t following along, the eponymous Skull has been speaking on a daily—or more—rate. The Skull Scrolls are special insights written by the Skull himself, letting you know his thoughts on many of today’s modern…conveniences. They are insightful posts...

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The Skull’s Second Kickstarter is Now Live!
Jul05

The Skull’s Second Kickstarter is Now Live!

We’ve got some stories for you. Strange and marvelous stories, set in a bygone era. Tales of magic and wonder, of heroes and monsters. Adventures of sword and sorcery. Tales From the Magician’s Skull is a printed fantasy magazine dedicated to presenting all-new sword-and-sorcery fiction by the finest modern crafters in the genre. These stories are the real thing, crammed with sword-swinging action, dark sorceries, dread,...

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