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Post Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:05 pm 
 

Just received this email from Goodman Games today...

Hello fans!

Get ready for the biggest gaming event of the year! Goodman Games is
booth
#2615 at Gen Con, and we have a huge array of events, signings, and
games
ready for everyone's enjoyment. You can find the full details at
http://www.goodmangames.com/gencon2007.php , or read on below...

FREE STUFF EVERY DAY

Each day at Gen Con, we'll be giving away a free adventure at our booth
(while supplies last). If you miss the free day you can still buy these
modules for only $2 each.
* Thursday: Xcrawl: Dungeonbattle Brooklyn
* Friday: Dungeon Crawl Classics #51.5: The Sinister Secret of
Whiterock
(Gen Con alternate cover edition)
* Saturday: Wicked Fantasy Factory #0: Temple of Blood
* Sunday: Etherscope: Just a Delivery


TOURNAMENT PLAYER PACKS

If you're playing in the DCC or Xcrawl tournaments, be sure to download
the
appropriate pack! You must read this player pack before the tournament.
Be
sure to familiarize yourself with the rules, and meet with your group
to
select your characters.

AN IMPORTANT NOTE: The DCC and Xcrawl tournament room locations have
changed
from what is in the printed event book, and the event tickets are
printed
incorrectly. Only the online Gen Con event guide is correct, and even
that
may change. We highly recommend you stop by the Goodman Games booth
before
your round to confirm your time and location.

The player packs can be found at
http://www.goodmangames.com/gencon2007.php


GEN CON RELEASES

Look for these new releases at Gen Con!
* Dungeon Crawl Classics: Saga of the Witch Queen (limit 2 per
customer)
* Wicked Fantasy Factory #0: Temple of Blood
* Wicked Fantasy Factory #2: Against the Iron Giant
* XCrawl: Las Vegas Crawl
* Dungeon Crawl Classics #49: Palace in the Wastes
* Dungeon Crawl Classics #50: Vault of the Iron Overlord
* Dungeon Crawl Classics #51: Castle Whiterock (limited quantity
available)
* Dungeon Crawl Classics #51.5: The Sinister Secret of Whiterock


GEN CON EVENTS

Most of our events are sold out, but you still might be able to snag a
spare
slot. Check http://www.goodmangames.com/gencon2007events.php for the
full
schedule.

Be sure to check out our seminar, "How to Write Adventures that Don't
Suck,"
Friday at 7:00 PM!


GEN CON BOOTH SCHEDULE

Look for these events each day at booth #2615!

THURSDAY
1:00-2:00 - Signing: Greg Oppedisano (author, DCC #29, #32, #43, #48,
#49)
2:00-3:00 - Signing: Jeremy Simmons (cartographer, Dungeon Crawl
Classics
and Wicked Fantasy Factory; author, DCC #25, #46, #48 )
3:00-4:00 - Signing: Jason Little (author, DCC #14, #20.5, #29, #30,
#48,
#49; Wizard Strategy Guide; PhoenixCrawl)
4:00-5:00 - Signing: Castle Whiterock Design Team (Chris Doyle, Adrian
Pommier, Harley Stroh, Jeff LaSala, Jeremy Simmons, Ken Hart)
5:00-6:00 - Signing: Harley Stroh (author, DCC #12.5, #17, #27, #28,
#29,
#35, #49, #51, #51.5; DCC line editor)

FRIDAY
10:00-11:00 - Signing: Brad McDevitt (artist featured in almost every
DCC
module plus many other Goodman Games products)
11:00-Noon - Signing: Erol Otus (legendary TSR artist; cover artist for
DCC
#3, #4, #8, #10, #13, #18, #25, #30, #34, #50)
1:00-2:00 - Signing: Brendan LaSalle (creator of Xcrawl and author of
almost
every Xcrawl title, as well as DCC #10, #29, #33, and #48 )
2:00-3:00 - Signing: Luke Johnson (author, DCC #19, #42, #49, plus WFF
#0,
#1, and #2; line editor Wicked Fantasy Factory and Etherscope)
3:00-4:00 - Signing: Erol Otus (legendary TSR artist; cover artist for
DCC
#3, #4, #8, #10, #13, #18, #25, #30, #34, #50)
4:00-5:00 - Signing: DCC #46: Book of Treasure Maps Authors Kameron
Franklin
and Ken McCutchen
5:00-6:00 - Signing: Jeremy Mohler (cover art to Las Vegas Crawl, Coney
Island Crawl, Dungeonbattle Brooklyn, Necromerica, The Great
Metropolis,
Upload: Etherpunk, Mysteries of the Occult)

SATURDAY
10:00-11:00 - Signing: Castle Whiterock Design Team (Chris Doyle,
Adrian
Pommier, Harley Stroh, Jeff LaSala, Jeremy Simmons, Ken Hart)
11:00-Noon - Signing: Mike Ferguson (author, DCC #16, #35, #36, #40,
#44,
#48; Complete Guide to Liches)
Noon-1:00 - Signing: Harley Stroh (author, DCC #12.5, #17, #27, #28,
#29,
#35, #49, #51, #51.5; DCC line editor)
1:00-2:00 - Signing: Stephen Greer (author, DCC #38, #48 )
2:00-3:00 - Signing: Erol Otus (legendary TSR artist; cover artist for
DCC
#3, #4, #8, #10, #13, #18, #25, #30, #34, #50)
4:00-5:00 - Signing: Chris Doyle (author, DCC #0, #7, #11, #13, #15,
#49,
#51)
5:00-6:00 - Signing: Doug Kovacs (artist in many DCC modules)

SUNDAY
11:00-Noon - Signing: Erol Otus (legendary TSR artist; cover artist for
DCC
#3, #4, #8, #10, #13, #18, #25, #30, #34, #50)
Noon-1:00 - Awards ceremony, DCC and Xcrawl Open Tournaments
1:00-2:00 - DCC Trivia Contest

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 12:15 pm 
 

They just posted the Goodman Games quiz --- and one of the questions is derived from Moldvay's D&D Rulebook. That's pretty fun.

  

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:16 pm 
 

Guys, there were PLENTY of the DCC Saga of the Witch Queen available at the last day of Gencon so I didn't pick up any extras (at $20 a pop that would have cut into my convention budget!).  Be sure to pick up a copy at the Goodman Games site though, it's really great.

Got to have Erol Otus sign some of my DCC stuff....very cool!

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 6:17 pm 
 

Yep..course Monte's DCC module did sell out (course think only by what was brought to the Con, not entirely.)

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:59 pm 
 

Erol Otus must be the coolest man alive. It was really sweet to meet him.

  


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:21 am 
 

Badmike wrote:Guys, there were PLENTY of the DCC Saga of the Witch Queen available at the last day of Gencon so I didn't pick up any extras (at $20 a pop that would have cut into my convention budget!).  Be sure to pick up a copy at the Goodman Games site though, it's really great.

Got to have Erol Otus sign some of my DCC stuff....very cool!

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I cannot find it on their website... :scratch:

Maybe they have not updated it yet... :scratch:

Or its staring me in the face...  :cyclopsani:


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:25 am 
 

IttyBitty wrote:
I cannot find it on their website... :scratch:

Maybe they have not updated it yet... :scratch:

Or its staring me in the face...  :cyclopsani:


Coming soon... but not yet in the online store...

  

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:06 pm 
 

IttyBitty wrote:
I cannot find it on their website... :scratch:

Maybe they have not updated it yet... :scratch:

Or its staring me in the face...  :cyclopsani:


Sorry should have said not available yet...I suspect the crew wants to get home from Gencon and see how many they have left before offering them online.

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Post Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 11:17 am 
 

Any updates yet on when it will be available thru the online store?   8)


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Post Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 5:21 pm 
 

bombadil wrote:Any updates yet on when it will be available thru the online store?   8)


I keep looking as well but it has yet to appear.

Maybe they will post it when #51 appears?


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Post Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:13 pm 
 

If anyone doesn't want to wait any longer, I picked up an extra 2 copies at GenCon I'd be happy to sell for my cost + shipping (my cost being msrp + sales tax).  Just send me a PM.  :D

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 10:03 pm 
 

I received a bunch of PMs from people asking for one (or both) of my extra copies, but so far no one has actually sent any money.  If anyone still wants one, just paypal $25 to [email protected] and I'll get it shipped out in a usps priority flat rate envelope (with cardboard protection) that same day.  :)

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Post Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 1:08 pm 
 

Good review over on Knights & Knaves.

http://knights-n-knaves.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=3799

  


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Post Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:49 pm 
 

Saga of the Witch Queen is now available at the Goodman Games online store.

Whoot!  (Thanks, Joseph!)

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:50 am 
 

Thanks for the update !
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Post Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:04 am 
 

Saga of the Witch Queen is now available in pdf format at these online vendors:

RPGNow:
http://www.rpgnow.com/product_info.php? ... s_id=50480


Drivethru RPG:
http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product_i ... s_id=50480


Your Games Now:
http://www.yourgamesnow.com/index.php?m ... ts_id=1864

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Post Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2007 1:46 pm 
 

Saga rocks. Thanks for bringing it to us, John. Are there any plans to do more 1e material? With the unavoidable lull that the transition to 4e is sure to bring, this seems like an optimum time for AD&D filler.*



*Not really "filler," of course, when what we really want is the filler.    :twisted:

  


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Post Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 2:57 am 
 

goatboy wrote:Saga rocks. Thanks for bringing it to us, John. Are there any plans to do more 1e material? With the unavoidable lull that the transition to 4e is sure to bring, this seems like an optimum time for AD&D filler.*



*Not really "filler," of course, when what we really want is the filler.    :twisted:



Thank you, goatboy, for your positive response.  As I've said elsewhere, we're all pleased with how the Saga adventure compilation turned out.

More First Edition conversions - I certainly hope we can do more in the future.  At this point, I think (my opinion here, based upon correspondence with Goodman Games) we're probably going to see the DCC 1E conversions only as Gen Con special releases.  It is just the nature of things in the industry at this point (ie, WotC has not opened up AD&D under the OGL or something similar).

I do have a list of DCCs I'd like to convert from D&D 3.x to First Edition AD&D someday.  I've posted this short list here at the Acaeum as well as over at Dragonsfoot.  Of course, that is just my "wish list" at this point.  :wink:

[Edited to add my short list of DCCs I'd like to convert some day, from a post I made on Dragonsfoot last November.  Note that Saga took care of two of the DCCs on the list.]

Here is my "short" list of other DCC's that I'm planning on converting to 1E (in no particular order). <snip> I have already started on all four of these.

DCC #12 Blackguards Revenge
DCC #17 Legacy of the Savage Kings
DCC #17.5 War of the Witch Queen
DCC #13 Crypt of the Devil Lich

When I'm done with those, I'd like to try converting these DCC's next, assuming I'm not totally burned out.

DCC #25 Dead Crypt of Sirhoz
DCC #32 Golden Palace of Zahadran
DCC #16 Curse of the Emerald Cobra
DCC #15 Lost Tomb of the Sphinx Queen



As for "filler" during the lull between the announcement of 4th Edition D&D and the first releases under 4th Edition, you might be right.  There will definately be some delays in certain product lines due to the new edition of D&D.  Unfortunately, I don't know that Goodman Games is preparted to do special 1E convention releases for conventions other than Gen Con.  But, it is a great question and deserves some thought.  

Thanks again for your interest in Saga of the Witch Queen.

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