Dungeon Denizens

A project in Santa Clara, CA by Goodman Games

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500 monsters for 5E & DCC RPG! Kickstarter backers receive a bonus monster! Epic full-color hardcover with PDF+VTT support!
Backers: 4274
Average Pledge Per Backer: $84

Funded: $360,578 of $20,000
Dates: Feb 21st -> Mar 21st (29 days)
Project By: Goodman Games
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Latest News

Join us tonight for the countdown show!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all you monsterheads! Thanks for joining us on this fun ride! Today's the last day for Dungeon Denizens, and we're going to ring the bell on the way out with a live Twitch countdown show! Join us tonight on the Goodman Games Twitch channel for... (Read More)

Now's the time to pledge for those add-ons!

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all you monsterheads! All 4,000+ monsterheads! Welcome aboard to all the new folks, and thanks to all the backers who have been along for the ride! If you're new to the project, just a heads up: you can check out preliminary page layouts in this... (Read More)

Final 48-Hour Special Offer for Dungeon Denizens!

March 20th - via: goodman-games.com
The time is now to take full advantage of the tremendous Final 48 Hour Special offer for all backers of the Dungeon Denizens Kickstarter. The Kickstarter ends tomorrow night — but there is still time to take things to the next level and unlock EVERYTHING! (Read More)

A Special Thank You Gift for Physical Reward Backers

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all you monsterheads! We’re getting so close to the end this Kickstarter and we’re so grateful for the amazing support you’ve given Dungeon Denizens in the last few weeks. So grateful, in fact, that we decided to add a little special... (Read More)

Final 48-Hour Special: An Advance on $450k SG And ALL THE REST at $451k!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, we have all come so far! As we hit the home stretch on Dungeon Denizens, we've listened to all the backers who told us, "But we want ALL the stretch goal monsters!" So we've got a Final 48-Hour Special for you all! (Well, technically we're still... (Read More)

So Much Monster Art!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Did we mention that Dungeon Denizens has over 500 monsters in it? Art director Matt Hildebrand is cranking on the art orders. Every day, more art rolls in. For today's update we're going to feature a dozen illustrations that have been completed in... (Read More)

My Favorite Monsters from Dungeon Denizens, Part 2

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome Backers. I'm back again today with the second part of my Favorite Monsters from Dungeon Denizens. If you missed the first part, check out yesterday's update. But first, let's go Monster Mashing again. Monster Mash Episode 3 DCC RPG Style Join... (Read More)

My Favorite Monsters from Dungeon Denizens, Part 1

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome Backers new and old. We are picking up some steam as we head into the last week of this amazing campaign. Today, I'd like to share a few of my favorite monster designs from this mighty tome. And of course some more art! My Favorite Monsters... (Read More)

Let's Meet Some Monster Art

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Today we'd like to share some of the monster art from Dungeon Denizens with you. With 500+ monsters to work with, there is a wide variety of creatures. Some are terrifying, some are whimsical; some are wholly original, others are... (Read More)

Kickstarter - Dungeon Denizens (DCC and 5e Monster Book by Goodman Games)

March 14th - via: tenkarstavern.com
500 monsters for 5E & DCC RPG! Kickstarter backers receive a bonus monster! Epic full-color hardcover with PDF+VTT support! I REALLY enjoy Goodman Games Kickstarters, even if I don't play 5e or the DCC RPG. Settings, modules, and such are just so easy to convert to the OSR system of your choice, even on the fly, that it makes such backing something I don't even need to think about before pulling the trigger. (Read More)

Sample Pages, DCC and 5E

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, we're yet again to keep talking about monsters! Today we have some sample page layouts for you. I believe this is the first time we've shown the DCC pages. We also have some updated 5E layouts that should be a bit more legible than the... (Read More)

$300k Cleared! And Making Better Monsters Even Better!

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Thanks for your continued support of Dungeon Denizens! Another stretch goal cleared! We've passed $300k which means the Brine Elemental is yours! Let's keep this great momentum going!  More monster talk on our Twitch channel!... (Read More)

Meet the Cerebral Lurker!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! The Airwaves Are Full of Dungeon Denizens! Jorphdan's Saturday Morning RPG Show. In less than an hour, Chris Doyle and Michael Curtis are special guests on Jorphdan's Saturday Morning RPG Show at 9 am PST / 12 noon EST.  They'll talk... (Read More)

We'd Like To Buy A Vowel

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
A hearty welcome to all of our new backers and a nod to those already on the wizard van! And one of those new backers pushed us over 3,500 backers for this project. Thus, the final 2 slots for backer-created monsters have been unlocked! Woot! Before... (Read More)

We Will Take Special Attacks For 1,000 gp!

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
A hearty welcome to all of our new backers plus a nod and wave to our returning backers. We are getting closer to finalizing the backer-created monster. But first, a quick announcement. Who Wants to Monster Mash? Last week we had our first episode of... (Read More)

Survey Said!

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome all new backers and old friends! We keep plugging along, and are fast approaching a few important numbers. $300,000 is just around the corner, and that means a new exclusive monster for our backers: the brine elemental. Which is good, because... (Read More)

The Results Are In!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome all new backers and old friends! We've got a new poll for everyone, as we continue the process of creating a backer-inspired monster for the book. But first, for those of you who joined us on the Official Goodman Games Twitch Channel last... (Read More)

Help Goodman Games Create a Monster!

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome new backers, and well met to our existing backers.  First of all, join us tonight, March 6th, at 8 pm EST on the Official Goodman Games Twitch Channel  for a very special show: The Analytics of Dungeon Denizens: Charts and Graphs with Chris... (Read More)

Introducing The War-Worm

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everybody! Yesterday we showed you the Tangleankle Jelly with 5E stats. Today we are happy to share the War-Worm with DCC stats. War-worms are maggot-like creatures capable of turning the slain into un-dead menaces. But first let's talk Session... (Read More)

The Tangleankle Jelly

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Today is Dungeon Day! Goodman Games is celebrating the works of Gary Gygax by offering free adventure modules and a site-wide sale. Visit our online site for more information. (And yes, it will load slowwwwllllly....please be patient... (Read More)

Manly Mike's Top 10 RPG Monsters (#5 to #1)

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, monster-heads! We've got the Final Five of my favorite RPG monsters waiting in the dungeon for you, but first, here's a word about something cool happening later today. Join the crew at Twenty Sides to Every Story on their Twitch channel... (Read More)

Manly Mike's Top 10 Monsters (#10 to #6)

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all you monster connoisseurs! I know you're all dying to talk monsters and so are we. Today at 5 PM EST on the Official Goodman Games Twitch Channel, join Chris Doyle and a panel of Dungeon Denizens designers as they talk monsters on Episode 1... (Read More)

The Siege Colossus - and Kickstarter-exclusive stretch goal monsters

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Thanks for the continued support on this fun project. Today we have a really fun monster to show you: The Siege Colossus, an animated castle armed with siege weapons! But first, a reminder: stretch goals are Kickstarter-exclusive... (Read More)

The Living Stewpot

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, backers! Welcome to the start of another wonderful week. Today we'd like to share another monster from Dungeon Denizens: the Living Stewpot! Is it an animated stewpot or a creature that just looks like one? It doesn’t matter because you’re... (Read More)

Dungeon Denizens Sample Pages

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, denizens! It's another fine day here in the dungeon. We have passed 3,000 backers! Thank you all - and that means we're opening up 18 slots for backer-designed monsters. Start brainstorming your designs! We'll post submission guidelines after... (Read More)

Top 10 Fiend Folio Monsters

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Thanks for joining us on this fun Kickstarter! If you missed our most recent livestream you can watch the replay here. Today we bring you an essay from our 5E product development director Chris Doyle. Keeping with the theme of... (Read More)

Meet the Team on Twitch Today!

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Another amazing day! Thanks to all 2,858 backers (so far) who have made Dungeon Denizens blast off like this! The Goodman Gang, All Together And Live on Twitch TODAY! In just a few hours, the Goodman Gang will be live in person on Twitch - physically... (Read More)

Thanks For An Amazing Start!

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
What can we say but “thanks”? Thanks to everyone who has kicked off Dungeon Denizens to such an amazing start. As I write this, we owe 2,294 thank-yous, and that number is growing by the minute! Stretch Goals Cleared stretch goals have added 10... (Read More)

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