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Shadow Island Released!

Shadow Island Released!

Big news on the Goblin Beat this week is that our first Savage Worlds adventure, Shadow Island, released today.  This adventure was written for Dragon Con last year and where several tables full of wonderful players went through the adventure and helped us to tweak and finalize the adventure.  You can also listen to our last play test as a podcast as well if you are interested but want to get a taste of the adventure before buying it....

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DnD Next Class Groups

DnD Next Class Groups

Let me start this article by saying I’m a fan of D&D Next.  I like what the design team has done so far by bringing the game back to its roots and making it feel like true D&D once again.  I can tell they all have a passion for the game and want to make it the best it can be which makes me excited to play the full version once released.  With that said I read the Legends & Lore : Class Groups article from earlier this...

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Critical Success, Indeed: CritSuccess Spinning Dice Ring Review

Critical Success, Indeed: CritSuccess Spinning Dice Ring Review

Empty out your dice bag. Take out all of the six-sided dice and look at what you have left. Mostly D20’s, right? Those icosagons take up a lot of room, am I right? Okay, put your dice away before someone steps on those caltrop-like D4s. So what the solution to your over abundance of twenty-sided buddies? Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the Dice Ring by CritSuccess. Now, my clever little introduction was limited to the twenty-sided...

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Post GenCon Blues

Post GenCon Blues

It was a crazy four days at GenCon this year, the first for the three members of the Goblin Beat that attended, but it was also a blast.  This being our first GenCon we made sure to way over book ourselves on games for the weekend, which meant that we ended up leaving several games with empty seats so that lucky players with generic tickets could play.  In fact we missed both of the Deadlands Noir games we signed up for though we did pick...

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Heading to GenCon

Heading to GenCon

You may have noticed that things have gotten quiet here on the Goblin Beat for the past week or two.  This is due in part to preparations for our upcoming trip to GenCon.  If you will be there as well look for and say ‘hi’ to the guys in the Goblin Beat t-shirts.  We’d love to hear from you and if you tell us you are fans of the site and/or the podcast we might even have a few goodies to give away!  We will be doing a...

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A new Standard in Web Comics

A new Standard in Web Comics

Remember the Standard Action KickStarter we told you about not too long ago?  Or perhaps you remember Matt and Danny speaking with Joanna and Rob about it during a podcast episode?  One of the many great things coming from the Standard Action folks is a new web comic in which some of the backers from the KickStarter will actually be featured!  The comic will become a reality this Friday July   5th when the first three pages are released...

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