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How to Write Adventure Modules that Don’t Suck

At Gen Con 2007, Goodman Games ran its first seminar titled, “How to Write Adventure Modules That Don’t Suck.” The seminar was accompanied by a 32-page booklet available for sale only at Gen Con 2007. Written in the transition between D&D 3E and 4E, that booklet contained sage advice for aspiring adventure authors. Printed in a short run and sold only at Gen Con 2007, that booklet of advice has since become a rare artifact of die-hard collectors. As Goodman Games has once again offered their “How to Write Adventure Modules That Don’t Suck” seminar at recent Gary Cons and Gen Cons, we are making the original booklet of advice available digitally for the first time ever!

This 28-page book of short articles is presented as originally published at Gen Con 2007. Although some of the technical advice is specific to editions of D&D that are no longer published, the core messages will apply to most adventure scenarios. With articles by Joseph Goodman, Chris Doyle, Brendan LaSalle, Adrian Pommier, Rick Maffei, Mike Ferguson, Jeremy Simmons, Ken Hart, and Andrew Hind, this manuscript should contain something that all aspiring adventure authors can learn from.

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Anne T May 15, 2017 10:47 am UTC
Well, now that you've told us 4 times that this is the specifically the GenCon 2007 version, any chance that there'll be a revision offered at some point in the near future? ;)
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Darren C July 09, 2017 10:47 pm UTC
Goodman Games has put out an updated and more expensive version, 160 pages, 25 authors in a soft cover book. No pdfs at this time seem to be available, 29.99
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Rachael S November 24, 2016 12:05 pm UTC
I would like to see one of these spreadsheets that Mr Doyle uses.
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