Dungeoneer #1: The Original Zine Edition
Greetings, Judges Guild fans!
Hard to believe it's been three years since we launched the Kickstarter for the Judges Guild Deluxe Edition.
Volume 2 is still moving along. We'll provide... Read more
Volume 2, Jaquays, The Dungeoneer, Bob Bledsaw Jr., and More
Even though this Kickstarter has ended and shipped, there is so much Judges Guild activity over here at Goodman Games that we feel it's worth an update. Many... Read more
And That's A Wrap
At this point we are officially complete with the Kickstarter for the Judges Guild Deluxe Collector's Edition. All shipping has been completed and all stretch goals fulfilled.
If... Read more
At this point we have shipped all the Judges Guild Deluxe Collector's Edition packages!
If you have not received your package, check your tracking number in Backer Kit.... Read more
93% Shipped; And The Gary Con Video!
Latest update on Judges Guild shipping!
As previously posted, all UK, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand shipping is complete. "All other countries" are now at 93% shipped! We're... Read more
Here's the latest on Judges Guild shipping.
As noted in prior updates, we've previously completed shipping to Australia and New Zealand, and the UK and Europe. We are... Read more
62% Shipped; And Tracking Numbers
Here's the latest on shipping for the Judges Guild Deluxe Collector's Edition!
As noted in prior updates, we've previously completed shipping to Australia and New Zealand,... Read more
Big news for Judges Guild fans!
- 32% Shipped
- DCC Lankhmar Kickstarter
- Partnership with Wizards of the Coast to Reprint Classic D&D Modules
- Gary Con Recap
As... Read more
Gary Con is this weekend!
Gary Con is this weekend! Come game with us in Lake Geneva!
For Judges Guild backers, we will have some advance copies on hand! We're not allowing Kickstarter... Read more
Last Call For Address Changes: Due Wednesday
This is LAST CALL for address changes. The BackerKit was locked down a long time ago for address changes, but we're going to manually process one last round... Read more
UK / EU 100% shipped
Hi everyone, a quick update to let you know that UK / EU shipments are now 100% shipped. AUS / NZ is also 100% shipped (as previously noted). The big... Read more
AUS / NZ 100% shipped; EU / UK 76% shipped
Next shipping update!
- Orders to Australia and New Zealand are 100% shipped! We saw some reports of backers receiving them which is great!
- Orders to EU and UK... Read more
First markets now shipping!
Great news! Judges Guild Deluxe Collector's Edition is now shipping! (At least in some places!)
Australia and New Zealand Now Shipping; EU / UK Delivery Has Landed!
In... Read more
My, What Big Books You Have
Big update for everyone: advance copies in hand! books on boats! estimated ship date! Oh, and a follow-up on PDF's. Let's get started!
Advance Production Samples
We have... Read more
Judges Guild PDF Correction
Hello one and all,
There was a mix-up in the Digital Download files on the Backerkit - two files, Deluxe I and Deluxe V, both were the same file, the... Read more
PDF Files Now Available to Backers
Hi Judges Guild backers,
One more quick update before the holidays!
As part of this Kickstarter, we had a number of requests for PDF versions of the Judges Guild titles.... Read more
No news is good news; and Happy Holidays!
Hello, Judges Guild backers!
No News Is Good News: Still On Track
No news is good news! As mentioned in our last update, the printer is busy printing away. We're... Read more
T-Shirts, Projected Ship Date, and Other News
Here's an update on all things Judges Guild!
Projected Ship Date for the Main Book. We have now completed the proofing process with the printer, and... Read more
Proofing, T-Shirts, Address Lock Down . . . OH MY!
So much to talk about, beginning with . . .
Final Rounds of Proofing
You read that right – the book is now in the final stages! Once... Read more
Gen Con Roundup; and Latest Printer Proofs
A quick update now that we're back from Gen Con and caught up on sleep!
Gen Con Roundup
It was great to meet everyone! Thanks for stopping by... Read more
Gen Con, Printer Proofs, And More!
Hi Judges Guild fans!
Lots of news for you guys today:
- First round of printer proofs
- Sign the "Happy 40th Birthday" poster-card at Gen Con
- Gen Con releases for Judges... Read more
This is Brendan, I help Goodman Games manage Backerkit pledges and logistics, among other things.
Those of you who filled out your Backerkit survey might have noticed some... Read more
Backerkit Survey Now Live!
Hey there Guild Members!
Lots of news to cover today so let’s jump right in.
The Survey Is Live
The Backerkit survey is live! Time to go make your decisions.... Read more
Cover designs, fun with printers, and more
Here's a little news on the Judges Guild Collector's Edition!
Cover designs: Tom has nearly completed the cover designs. They are shown below. They are looking great!
Remember... Read more
40 Years Later, Still Going Strong
Greetings to the Guild!
Last night, you went to sleep as civilians; today, you awaken as members of the Judges Guild!
Thanks for the massive show of support for this... Read more
12 hours left! Last chance to pledge!
We’re in the last half-day of the Judges Guild Deluxe Collector’s Edition! I’d like to welcome all our new backers – we’ve broken the 800 mark in the last day... Read more
$100k cleared! Custom-printed mailing carton - and on to the last goal!
With one day left, the Judges Guild deluxe collector's edition is roaring to an awesome finish!
We just cleared the $100k mark, which means we'll be investing in... Read more
Listening to Judges Guild
Another strong day! Thanks for the continued show of support for Judges Guild, and "welcome" to all the new backers!
We've covered a lot of ground in these... Read more
Two more stretch goals - loose prints with art and maps!
A hearty “welcome” to all our new backers!
New Stretch Goals Cleared!
We’ve zipped past two more stretch goals. The oversized hardcover will include two loose prints tucked... Read more
Bob Bledsaw, Jr. On Gaming and Playtesting
Recently there was a request in the comments section that we share some stories about gaming with Bob Bledsaw, Sr., the founder of Judges Guild. We asked Bob... Read more
Dust jacket cleared! Plus covers for the tabletop editions
Awesome day. Thanks for throwing on those add-ons. We've cleared the $70k mark and that means a color dust jacket stretch goal! All the oversized hardcovers will now... Read more
Add-ons, slipcases, awesome tees, and some freebies
At long last here are full details of add-ons for the Judges Guild Kickstarter. And we have more free items for you! We are inches away from the... Read more
PDF's of the Judges Guild books
Since the Kickstarter began, we have had a number of requests for PDF editions. Our license with Judges Guild only covers print publication...but after a little behind-the-scenes work... Read more
Free PDF's from Fat Dragon!
Hi Judges Guild fans,
For today's update we have a little bonus freebie for you. At Gary Con we were talking to Tom Tullis of Fat Dragon Games about this... Read more
Final Version of Bob's Painting!
Sounds like people want slipcases and T-shirts as add-ons! And there were several other great suggestions too. Let us do a little work on this then we'll get... Read more
Who wants add-ons?
Thanks for the continued support! Recently we've had a couple requests for add-ons so I wanted to poll the group!
Slipcases: It's possible to print the oversized collector's hardcover... Read more
Stretch goals: Cleared and New Additions!
This is an exciting update: we've completed our conversations with the printer and have some news on stretch goals!
First, stretch goals we have already cleared.You didn't... Read more
Bob's Tales, Vol. 3: The Darkling Ant Gods
Greetings to all the new backers over the last few days! And thanks for all the returning backers who have stuck with us! It's great to see the... Read more
Work-In-Progress: Repainting the Sunnyside Mural
First, a hearty WELCOME to all the new backers over the last couple days! It's great to see you!
Second, a REQUEST to all backers! Please SHARE our... Read more
Photos from the old days
For today's update, we're showcasing some photos of the old days. Bob Bledsaw, Jr. has been sending us photos from his personal archives, showing the history of Judges... Read more
Bob's Tales, Vol. 2: The Thieves of Badabaskor and Sunnyside
Continuing our series of Judges Guild memoirs by Bob Bledsaw, Jr., here is another installment. Bob shares his memories of real-life crime in relation to the Guild - including his... Read more
First stretch goal cleared, Gary Con video, Bob's painting, and more
Apologies for the recent radio silence – we’ve had a collective case of con crud post-Gary Con and are just now coming back to the surface. Funding has... Read more
Breaking ice and shipping round the world!
Thanks for the broad show of support on the Judges Guild Deluxe Collector's Edition!
Stretch goals: We are going back and forth with the printer to finalize some... Read more
And we're funded!
A great day for the Judges Guild collector's edition Kickstarter! We have passed our funding goal. THANKS everyone for the show of support!
Start thinking about stretch goals! If you... Read more
Telling the Stories of Judges Guild
First, thanks again to all the new backers. It's great to see you here! The idea of producing a book measuring 13"x18" is one of the most audacious... Read more
A hearty "welcome" to all the new backers since we launched Saturday morning. It's great to see you!
As some of you know, we launched this Kickstarter at... Read more