John Harshman

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John Harshman is a Traveller author, contributor, and fan.

Description (Biography)[edit]

John Harshman is a former employee of Game Designers Workshop, and longtime Traveller author.

  • John is essentially the father of Traveller exolinguistics.
  • He greatly influences the original alien books and the really great foundational language mechanisms in them (word generators, pronunciation charts, etc.)
  • He later stopped working with GDW and that was a great loss.
  • Some of his work was preserved by Robert Eaglestone and others.

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Library Data Entries (Public)[edit]

  1. Language
  2. TML
  3. TravLang

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

This person has been involved with Traveller in the following ways:

  • He has authored or assisted with many Traveller books.
  • He was very interested in linguistics and helped to design many of the Traveller languages.

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Bibliography-Ludography (Published Products)[edit]

This person has authored, contributed, playtested, or otherwise participated in the publication of the following products:

Books by this Author
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References & Contributions (Sources)[edit]

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