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[[Dragon Magazine]] was originally designed to support the roleplaying industry in general and grew into a house organ for TSR.
 
* It was a [[periodical]] that featured [[Traveller]] articles.
 
* It was a [[periodical]] that featured [[Traveller]] articles.
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* The last Dragon Magazine article to feature Traveller content materials was issue 120 in 1987 [[CE]]. Occasional product reviews still occurred after this date.
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== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
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Dragon Magazine featured a number of articles in the early years of Traveller, even publishing them while TSR sci-fi RPG game titles coexisted alongside Trav. The industry later changed.  
 
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== History & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
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No information yet available.
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== References & Contributors (Sources) ==
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{{Intermediate}}
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{{Detail}}
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{{Sources
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|S2= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
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|S3= Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology [[User:Maksim-Smelchak|Maksim-Smelchak]] of the [[Ministry of Science]]
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{{MET|Periodical|Publication}}
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Dragon magazine was born in 1976, as an outgrowth of the popularity of Dungeons and Dragons. Between 1976 and 2002 Dragon was published by [[wikipedia:TSR|TSR]], and then by Wizards of the Coast.
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Although Dragon Magazine was originally designed to support the roleplaying industry in general, it has always been primarily a house organ for TSR's (or more recently [[wikipedia:Wizards of the Coast|Wizards of the Coast's]]) role-playing games with a particular focus on D&D.
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In 2002, Paizo Publishing acquired the rights to publish Dragon under license from Wizards of the Coast.
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==Traveller Articles==
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=== Traveller Articles in Dragon Magazine ===
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{| class="wikitable sortable"  
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!colspan="6"|Dragon Magazine Articles
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!Title!!Author!!Issue!!Page<section end="header"/>
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| Strategy of Survival, The ||[[ Edward C. Cooper]]|| 18|| 3
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! Title
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! [[Author]]
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! Issue
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! Page
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! Date
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! Remarks
 
|-
 
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| [[Asimov Cluster|Asimov Cluster, The]] ||[[William B. Fawcett]]|| 20|| 20
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| Strategy of Survival, The  
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| [[ Edward C. Cooper]]  
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| 18
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| 3
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|-Traveller Navy Wants To Join You, The ||[[R.D. Stuart]]|| 25|| 20
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| [[Asimov Cluster|Asimov Cluster, The]]
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| [[William B. Fawcett]]
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| 20
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| 20
 +
| TBD
 +
| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Tesseract|Tesseracts: A Traveller Artifact]] ||[[Gary Jordan]]|| 27|| 16
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| Traveller Navy Wants To Join You, The
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| [[R.D. Stuart]]
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| 25
 +
| 20
 +
| TBD
 +
| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Star System|Traveller: Star System Generation]] ||[[Gary Jordan]]|| 27|| 18
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| [[Tesseract|Tesseracts: A Traveller Artifact]]  
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| [[Gary Jordan]]  
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| 27
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| 16
 +
| TBD
 +
| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Functionary|Traveller Politician, The]] ||[[Rick Stuart]]|| 32|| 24
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| [[Star System|Traveller: Star System Generation]]  
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| [[Gary Jordan]]  
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| 27
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| 18
 +
| TBD
 +
| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| [[IBIS]]: Profit and Peril||[[Kenneth Burke]]|| 35|| 7
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| [[Functionary|Traveller Politician, The]]  
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| [[Rick Stuart]]  
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| 32
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| 24
 +
| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| Useful Skills||[[Alexander von Thorn]]|| 35|| 8
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| [[IBIS]]: Profit and Peril
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| [[Kenneth Burke]]
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| 35
 +
| 7
 +
| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| 'Other' Option, The||[[Charles Ahner]] & [[Rick Stuart]]|| 35|| 9
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| Useful Skills
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| [[Alexander von Thorn]]
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| 35
 +
| 8
 +
| TBD
 +
| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| More  Clout For Scouts||[[Anthony Previte]] & [[James Cavaliere]]|| 35|| 10
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| 'Other' Option, The
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| [[Charles Ahner]] & [[Rick Stuart]]
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| 35
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| 9
 +
| TBD
 +
| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Black Hole|Black Holes!]] ||[[James Hopkins]]|| 35|| 11
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| More  Clout For Scouts
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| [[Anthony Previte]] & [[James Cavaliere]]
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| 35
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| 10
 +
| TBD
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| TBD
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|-
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| [[Black Hole|Black Holes!]]  
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| [[James Hopkins]]
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| 35
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| 11
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Canard, A Traveller Adventure||[[Roberto Camino]]|| 43|| 35
 
| Canard, A Traveller Adventure||[[Roberto Camino]]|| 43|| 35
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Make Your Own Aliens ||[[Roger Moore]]|| 51|| 7
 
| Make Your Own Aliens ||[[Roger Moore]]|| 51|| 7
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Plotting a Course for Choosy Players||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 51|| 9
 
| Plotting a Course for Choosy Players||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 51|| 9
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Starship|New Ideas For Old Ships]] || [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]] || 51|| 11
 
| [[Starship|New Ideas For Old Ships]] || [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]] || 51|| 11
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Computer|In Defense of Computers]] || [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]] || 51|| 13
 
| [[Computer|In Defense of Computers]] || [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]] || 51|| 13
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Maser|Masers & Cameras]] || [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]] || 51|| 15
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| [[Maser|Masers & Cameras]]  
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| [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]]  
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| 51
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| 15
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| Miller Milk Bottle, The ||[[Marc Miller]]|| 51|| 16
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| [[Gimmick|Miller Milk Bottle, The]]
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| [[Marc Miller]]
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| 51
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| 16
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Merchant|Merchants Deserve More, Too]] ||[[Dennis Matheson]]|| 53|| 60
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| [[Merchant|Merchants Deserve More, Too]]  
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| [[Dennis Matheson]]
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| 53
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| 60
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Filling In Skills||[[Jon Mattson]]|| 55|| 52
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| Filling In Skills||[[Jon Mattson]]|| 55|| 52
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Anything But Human||[[Jon Mattson]]|| 58|| 65
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| Anything But Human||[[Jon Mattson]]|| 58|| 65
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Translating Skitterbuggers Into Traveller||[[Steve Winter]]|| 59|| 32
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| Translating Skitterbuggers Into Traveller||[[Steve Winter]]|| 59|| 32
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Exonidas Spaceport ||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 59|| 34
 
| Exonidas Spaceport ||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 59|| 34
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Robot|Robots: Mechanical Sidekicks For Traveller Players]] ||[[Jon Mattson]]|| 64|| 46
 
| [[Robot|Robots: Mechanical Sidekicks For Traveller Players]] ||[[Jon Mattson]]|| 64|| 46
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Dwarves In Space ||[[Roger Moore]]|| 70|| 27
 
| Dwarves In Space ||[[Roger Moore]]|| 70|| 27
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| TBD
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| [[Geonee]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Imperial Nobility|Relief For Traveller Nobility]] || [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]] || 73|| 26
 
| [[Imperial Nobility|Relief For Traveller Nobility]] || [[Paul Montgomery Crabaugh|Paul M. Crabaugh]] || 73|| 26
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Preventing Complacency In Traveller Gaming||[[Roger Moore]]|| 85|| 77
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| Preventing Complacency In Traveller Gaming||[[Roger Moore]]|| 85|| 77
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Interstellar Athletes||[[Michael Brown]]|| 86|| 80
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| Interstellar Athletes||[[Michael Brown]]|| 86|| 80
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Luna (world)|Luna]]: A Traveller's Guide||[[Marc Miller]]|| 87|| 75
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| [[Luna: Travellers Guide]]  
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| [[Marc Miller]]  
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| 87
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| 75
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Trokh|Does Anyone Here Speak Aslan?]] ||[[Joseph Benedetto, Jr.]]|| 91|| 71
 
| [[Trokh|Does Anyone Here Speak Aslan?]] ||[[Joseph Benedetto, Jr.]]|| 91|| 71
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
| Antimissiles and Roundshot ||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 95|| 76
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| [[Missile|Antimissiles and Roundshot]] ||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 95|| 76
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Rogues of the Galaxy||[[Igor Greenwald]]|| 97|| 71
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| Rogues of the Galaxy||[[Igor Greenwald]]|| 97|| 71
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Stellar Diocese, The||[[Michael Brown]]|| 101|| 83
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| [[Religion|Stellar Diocese, The]] ||[[Michael Brown]]|| 101|| 83
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Active Duty||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 102|| 80
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| Active Duty||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 102|| 80
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Of Nobbles and Men||[[Paul Vernon]]|| 103|| 71
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| Of Nobbles and Men||[[Paul Vernon]]|| 103|| 71
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Hexes and High Guard||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 104|| 74
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| Hexes and High Guard||[[Jefferson P. Swycaffer]]|| 104|| 74
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Technology|High Tech and Beyond]] ||[[James Collins]]|| 108|| 78
 
| [[Technology|High Tech and Beyond]] ||[[James Collins]]|| 108|| 78
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Double-Helix Connection, The||[[Michael Brown]]|| 109|| 82
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| Double-Helix Connection, The||[[Michael Brown]]|| 109|| 82
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Star Cops! ||[[Terrance McInnes]]|| 113|| 88
 
| Star Cops! ||[[Terrance McInnes]]|| 113|| 88
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
|Aim and Burn||[[William A. Barton]]|| 116|| 90
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| Aim and Burn||[[William A. Barton]]|| 116|| 90
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Spy|Space-Age Espionage]] ||[[John Dunkelberg, Jr.]]|| 120|| 64
 
| [[Spy|Space-Age Espionage]] ||[[John Dunkelberg, Jr.]]|| 120|| 64
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| TBD
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| TBD
 
|-
 
|-
 
|}
 
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==External Links==
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===External Link/s===
[http://www.aeolia.net/dragondex/index.html DragonDex] Complete Dragon Index
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# EXTERNAL LINK: [http://www.aeolia.net/dragondex/index.html DragonDex] Complete Dragon Index
  
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== History & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
 +
[[Dragon]] magazine was born in 1976, as an outgrowth of the popularity of Dungeons and Dragons. Between 1976 and 2002 Dragon was published by [[wikipedia:TSR|TSR]], and then by Wizards of the Coast.
 +
 +
Although Dragon Magazine was originally designed to support the roleplaying industry in general, it has always been primarily a house organ for TSR's (or more recently [[wikipedia:Wizards of the Coast|Wizards of the Coast's]]) role-playing games with a particular focus on D&D.
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In 2002, Paizo Publishing acquired the rights to publish Dragon under license from Wizards of the Coast.
 +
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== References & Contributors (Sources) ==
 
{{Wikipedia|Dragon_(magazine)}}
 
{{Wikipedia|Dragon_(magazine)}}
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{{Intermediate}}
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{{Sources
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|S2= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
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|S3= Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology [[User:Maksim-Smelchak|Maksim-Smelchak]] of the [[Ministry of Science]]
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}}
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[[Category: Ludography]]
 
[[Category: Ludography]]
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{{MET|Periodical|Publication}}

Latest revision as of 12:22, 7 February 2019

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Dragon Magazine was originally designed to support the roleplaying industry in general and grew into a house organ for TSR.

  • It was a periodical that featured Traveller articles.
  • The last Dragon Magazine article to feature Traveller content materials was issue 120 in 1987 CE. Occasional product reviews still occurred after this date.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Dragon Magazine featured a number of articles in the early years of Traveller, even publishing them while TSR sci-fi RPG game titles coexisted alongside Trav. The industry later changed.

Traveller Articles in Dragon Magazine[edit]

Dragon Magazine Articles
Title Author Issue Page Date Remarks
Strategy of Survival, The Edward C. Cooper 18 3 TBD TBD
Asimov Cluster, The William B. Fawcett 20 20 TBD TBD
Traveller Navy Wants To Join You, The R.D. Stuart 25 20 TBD TBD
Tesseracts: A Traveller Artifact Gary Jordan 27 16 TBD TBD
Traveller: Star System Generation Gary Jordan 27 18 TBD TBD
Traveller Politician, The Rick Stuart 32 24 TBD TBD
IBIS: Profit and Peril Kenneth Burke 35 7 TBD TBD
Useful Skills Alexander von Thorn 35 8 TBD TBD
'Other' Option, The Charles Ahner & Rick Stuart 35 9 TBD TBD
More Clout For Scouts Anthony Previte & James Cavaliere 35 10 TBD TBD
Black Holes! James Hopkins 35 11 TBD TBD
Canard, A Traveller Adventure Roberto Camino 43 35 TBD TBD
Make Your Own Aliens Roger Moore 51 7 TBD TBD
Plotting a Course for Choosy Players Jefferson P. Swycaffer 51 9 TBD TBD
New Ideas For Old Ships Paul M. Crabaugh 51 11 TBD TBD
In Defense of Computers Paul M. Crabaugh 51 13 TBD TBD
Masers & Cameras Paul M. Crabaugh 51 15 TBD TBD
Miller Milk Bottle, The Marc Miller 51 16 TBD TBD
Merchants Deserve More, Too Dennis Matheson 53 60 TBD TBD
Filling In Skills Jon Mattson 55 52 TBD TBD
Anything But Human Jon Mattson 58 65 TBD TBD
Translating Skitterbuggers Into Traveller Steve Winter 59 32 TBD TBD
Exonidas Spaceport Jefferson P. Swycaffer 59 34 TBD TBD
Robots: Mechanical Sidekicks For Traveller Players Jon Mattson 64 46 TBD TBD
Dwarves In Space Roger Moore 70 27 TBD Geonee
Relief For Traveller Nobility Paul M. Crabaugh 73 26 TBD TBD
Preventing Complacency In Traveller Gaming Roger Moore 85 77 TBD TBD
Interstellar Athletes Michael Brown 86 80 TBD TBD
Luna: Travellers Guide Marc Miller 87 75 TBD TBD
Does Anyone Here Speak Aslan? Joseph Benedetto, Jr. 91 71 TBD TBD
Antimissiles and Roundshot Jefferson P. Swycaffer 95 76 TBD TBD
Rogues of the Galaxy Igor Greenwald 97 71 TBD TBD
Stellar Diocese, The Michael Brown 101 83 TBD TBD
Active Duty Jefferson P. Swycaffer 102 80 TBD TBD
Of Nobbles and Men Paul Vernon 103 71 TBD TBD
Hexes and High Guard Jefferson P. Swycaffer 104 74 TBD TBD
High Tech and Beyond James Collins 108 78 TBD TBD
Double-Helix Connection, The Michael Brown 109 82 TBD TBD
Star Cops! Terrance McInnes 113 88 TBD TBD
Aim and Burn William A. Barton 116 90 TBD TBD
Space-Age Espionage John Dunkelberg, Jr. 120 64 TBD TBD

External Link/s[edit]

  1. EXTERNAL LINK: DragonDex Complete Dragon Index

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Dragon magazine was born in 1976, as an outgrowth of the popularity of Dungeons and Dragons. Between 1976 and 2002 Dragon was published by TSR, and then by Wizards of the Coast.

Although Dragon Magazine was originally designed to support the roleplaying industry in general, it has always been primarily a house organ for TSR's (or more recently Wizards of the Coast's) role-playing games with a particular focus on D&D.

In 2002, Paizo Publishing acquired the rights to publish Dragon under license from Wizards of the Coast.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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