GOODMAN GAMES TO PUBLISH “ED GREENWOOD’S FANTASTIC
Goodman Games is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with
Forgotten Realms® creator and legendary fantasy author Ed Greenwood
to publish Ed Greenwood’s Fantastic Worlds, a line of rules-neutral
role playing supplements slated for release starting in spring 2010. The
first release will cover castles, keeps, and fortifications, with future
books scheduled to cover world-building, city design, mythology, and other
From one of the undisputed masters of fantasy literature comes an essential
reference source for all fantasy game masters. Ed Greenwood’s Fantastic
Worlds is a line of hardback sourcebooks that will bring your campaign
setting to life. With instructive commentary on world design, practical
examples, randomized tables, and a deep well of thought-provoking insight,
Greenwood’s Fantastic Worlds gives you the building blocks you need
to inspire both yourself and your players. Each hardback covers a different
subject, ranging from castles to cultures, and all subject matter is systems-neutral
so you can use it in any edition of your favorite RPG. Look for Ed Greenwood’s
Fantastic Worlds at a game store near you in 2010!
“Ed Greenwood’s work has inspired generations of role players,” said
Joseph Goodman, President of Goodman Games. “These sourcebooks have the
goal of giving every game master the ability to produce worlds as engaging
as the ones that Greenwood himself creates. Each book will have the writing
necessary to inspire the game master, and the concrete historical material
necessary to put that inspiration into practice.”
“Goodman Games has established a reputation for creating game material
that is both solidly playable and inspiring,” said Ed Greenwood. “I hope
to live up to that reputation in being a part of this exciting new series
of supplements that can help many gamers bring their own vivid new worlds
to gaming tables everywhere. When I game, I want to have fun. I want that
old excitement back!”
The first release is scheduled to be Ed Greenwood’s Fantastic Worlds:
Castles, Keeps, and Fortifications. The impregnable castles of Europe
provide a real-life source for inspiring any fantasy campaign. Not only
do their floor plans make useful maps, but their histories are filled with
dramatic incidents suitable to role playing. Written by Ed Greenwood, Harley
Stroh, and Aeryn Rudel, Castles, Keeps, and Fortifications examines
these fortresses and their histories with an eye to fantasy role playing,
and covers topics ranging from the layout of a throne room to how real-life
crenellations might be redesigned with dragons in mind.
Goodman Games is a publisher of role playing games, adventures, and
accessories that celebrates its eighth anniversary this year. It is best
known for its Dungeon Crawl Classics line of adventure modules, the longest-lived
and most popular d20 product on the market.
Ed Greenwood is a New York Times-bestselling fiction writer, and the
Origins Award-winning creator of the Forgotten Realms® and the Castlemourn®,
Embersea, Darsar, and Falconfar fantasy world settings. He is also the
co-designer (with famed fantasy author Lynn Abbey) of the Mornmist world.
For more information, visit http://www.goodman-games.com.
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