Friday, July 9, 2010

Hmm... What's this?

Hey, what's this crammed in between all those Big Name RPGs at my local Borders Bookstore?

Why, its the deliciously old-school book The Dungeon Alphabet!

How cool is that?

Kudos to Michael for taking the OSR to the "mainstream" stores, and kudos to Goodman Games for putting it in such a cool package. I'm especially happy to see this particular book on shelves - you probably don't know it, but I'm to blame for some of the art in that book, in a roundabout sorta way. Its a neat story I'll save for a future blog post.


  1. Borders, eh? Now that's what I call mainstream market penetration. Big applause for Michael - let's hope it bears fruit.

  2. That is exactly what I saw last week in Seattle. One lone copy of DA in among a shelf of high-priced core books. So I bought it.

  3. @Lord Kilgore - so now there are none there? ;-)

  4. If I had my way, no Borders would have them...because they'd be sold out of course.

    Thanks for taking a picture of my book in the wild, Al. Somedays it feels like the DA is more elusive than Bigfoot.

  5. Thank you, Al, for posting those photos.

    THIS is the big news this week!

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  7. @scottsz - I thought so too! :)



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