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Judges Guild Deluxe Collector's Edition

A project in San Jose, CA by Goodman Games

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A deluxe oversized compilation of rare journals and classic adventure modules from the Golden Age of Role Playing!
Backers: 874
Average Pledge Per Backer: $132

Funded: $115,112 of $40,000
Dates: Mar 5th -> Apr 6th (32 days)
Project By: Goodman Games
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Latest News

12 hours left! Last chance to pledge!

April 5th - via:
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 and it’s great to see all the new “virtual” faces. Please make sure your... (Read More)

$100k cleared! Custom-printed mailing carton - and on to the last goal!

April 5th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 a custom-printed corrugated mailing carton for the oversized hardcover!... (Read More)

Listening to Judges Guild

April 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, 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 updates so far, sharing articles by Bob Bledsaw, Jr. (here, here, and here), old... (Read More)

Two more stretch goals - loose prints with art and maps!

April 1st - via:
Hi everyone, 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 inside the front cover.  The first will feature the Tegel... (Read More)

Bob Bledsaw, Jr. On Gaming and Playtesting

March 31st - via:
Hi everyone, 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 Bledsaw, Jr. for his stories and this is what he had to say... Bob Bledsaw, Jr.... (Read More)

Dust jacket cleared! Plus covers for the tabletop editions

March 30th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 be printed with that dust jacket. Very exciting! We've also got a round... (Read More)

Add-ons, slipcases, awesome tees, and some freebies

March 29th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 next stretch goal, so help push us over the edge! First, More FreebiesSome backers have... (Read More)

PDF's of the Judges Guild books

March 28th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 we have been able to work something out. So this... (Read More)

Free PDF's from Fat Dragon!

March 27th - via:
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 project. He is a Judges Guild fan, and he generously offered to support the Kickstarter with... (Read More)

Final Version of Bob's Painting!

March 25th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 back to you soon with official add-on options. And today we have...the final... (Read More)

Who wants add-ons?

March 24th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 with a slipcase. (If you watched the Gary Con... (Read More)

Stretch goals: Cleared and New Additions!

March 22nd - via:
Hi everyone, 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 know it, but behind the scenes we were going back and forth... (Read More)

Bob's Tales, Vol. 3: The Darkling Ant Gods

March 21st - via:
Hi everyone, 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 KS continue to gain momentum. As some of you already know, the son of the Judges Guild... (Read More)

Work-In-Progress: Repainting the Sunnyside Mural

March 19th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 Kickstarter with your friends! Facebook, Twitter, online forums, or even "old school" by... (Read More)

Photos from the old days

March 18th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 Guild. Some of these photos are on the main Kickstarter pages. But... (Read More)

Bob's Tales, Vol. 2: The Thieves of Badabaskor and Sunnyside

March 16th - via:
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 father's brief brush with the law (and an outhouse)... The Thieves of... (Read More)

First stretch goal cleared, Gary Con video, Bob's painting, and more

March 15th - via:
Hi guys, 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 been steady and here’s some great news for backers. First stretch goal cleared.... (Read More)

Breaking ice and shipping round the world!

March 11th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 stretch goals. I expect the priority for the first round of stretch goals... (Read More)

And we're funded!

March 9th - via:
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 have any suggestions or requests, please feel free to post them... (Read More)

Telling the Stories of Judges Guild

March 8th - via:
Hi everyone, 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 goals we've ever had here at Goodman Games. This is the kind of project that simply would... (Read More)


March 7th - via:
Hello everyone! 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 Gary Con. The project went live right before our traditional "What's New with... (Read More)

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