This jam is now over. It ran from 2019-08-09 05:00:00 to 2019-09-06 05:00:00. View results

Make a hack of Tunnel Goons!

Tunnel Goons is rules light tabletop role playing game released under creative commons. It's designed to be a base to build upon! It's free to download, chop up and  remix.
I would love to see people use it to make their own games! Have a cool idea for a magic system? A class system? Mass Combat? Breakdance battles? Corporate espionage? Animal husbandry? Rip Tunnel Goons apart and Frankenstein together a better game!
This is a ranked jam, everyone who submits an entry gets to vote on their favorite submission.

Submissions close on September 5th. Voting ends on September 12th.

The top ranked entry will get a Highland Paranormal Society t-shirt of their choice mailed to them.
All participants will get free PDFs of The Eternal Caverns Of Urk and The Stolen City.

Find the Tunnels Goons PDF here.

Make a tabletop RPG or supplement using the Tunnel Goons rules as starting point, feel free to hack them up beyond recognition.
For the duration of the jam, submissions must be free to download. Feel free to sell it afterwords but keep it free during the voting period so everyone can read and vote for their favorite entry.
No hate speech allowed.

Tunnel Goons is release under Creative Commons 4.0 International License

You are free to:

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.


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An analog adventure game for nice people
A rules-light pen & paper RPG 
about monster hunters in Meiji Japan.
A tabletop RPG set in the world of Barsoom. Based on Nate Treme's Tunnel Goons.
a survival roleplaying game
A card adventure for a single player
work hard. play gay. do magic.
A Game of Cosmic Goblin Mayhem
A "Spore-Core" Fantasy Trip for Weird People.
Politely peculiar planestrolling RPG
A level-less spellcasting system and spell list for Tunnel Goons by Nate Treme (
A cyberpunk hack of Nate Treme's ENnie Award winning Tunnel Goons
A Science Fantasy Drift of Nate Treme's Tunnel Goons
a space fantasy adventure game
A hack of Tunnel Goons for playing as Pentolan Gondolieri
A role playing game in the mythical underworld set in the guts of a dying city
A TTRPG for slackers who just want tickets to the hottest concert of all time
An RPG about wreaking havoc in the afterlife
A Tunnel Goons hack about a different and altogether stranger set of tunnels: the NYC Subway.
Tongue-in-cheek tournament battle with no holds barred!
Capture magical cards with your friends
A Robots Vs. Entropy Hack for Tunnel Goons
Tunnel Goons + Robot T00n\z
A Tunnel Goons hack taking the piss out of the D&D satanic panic of the 80s.
Explore the dangerous tower of Nostalgia with your emotions.
A character creation system using Nate Treme's Tunnel Goons
A Tunnel Goons adventure with Alvarengu
Play a gaggle of neolithic hunters trying to help their tribe survive!
An analog investigation game of the paranormal
A tabletop RPG hack of Nate Treme's Tunnel Goons. Survive your curse for as long as you can.
A fantasy expansion of Tunnel Goons within a barbaric Desert!
A rules-light philosophical exploration rpg. A hack of Tunnel Goons for the Goon Jam.
3d6 DS-less hack of Tunnel Goons. Vaguely OSR-ish.
Role Playing
Optional Rules for Tunnel Goons
Free nautical cartoon hack of Eternal Caverns of Urk by Nate Treme.
A mystical wrestling hack of Tunnel Goons
An analog roleplaying game about skateboard guerilla warfare. Based on Nate Treme's Tunnel Goons.
So's youse wanna be a made man huh? Have fun during the era of Prohibition? We's gotcha covered! Become a Gin Goon!
"Where did they all come from?"
A rule-light role-playing game of Goblyn adventure inspired by Nate Treme's Tunnel Goons!
This is a hack of Tunnel Goons letting players role play in a Circus setting.
Running shine in the 1930's
A one page TTRPG of espionage action
Goon Jam 2019 submission about recreating road trip movies
A simple game of an up-and-coming band at the Big Battle of the Bands!
Weird West hack of Tunnel Goons
A NSFW two player rpg poppers trainer
Traduction en français de Tunnel Goons
Skirmish rules for Goonsquad!
Social climbing hack of Tunnel Goons
A super-hero hack of Tunnel Goons
Wakaaaaah! A Hong Kong action movie hack of Nate Treme's Tunnel Goons
Rocket Goons is Rocket-Age RPG inspired by Tunnel Goons a game by Nate Treme
A game of loose cannons, car chases, and bad muthas
You're a kid, in school, sometimes it's tough, sometimes it's fun
the stars are alive with the sound of music.
A game about fantastic mycologists, and the fantastical adventures they get up to.
A super-powered, vigilante hack of Tunnel Goons
A rebellious, position-centric hack of Tunnel Goons for #GoonJam.