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== Judges Guild (Publisher) Synopsis ==
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[[Judges Guild]] were former makers of many adventures for use with AD&D, Traveller, and other systems.  
'''[[Judges Guild]]''' were former makers of many adventures for use with AD&D, Traveller, and other systems.  
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== Judges Guild (Publisher) Description ==
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== Description / Specifications ==
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TBD
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=== Overview Synopsis ===
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TBD
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=== ‎Popular Artists & Authors ===
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ARTISTS:
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* TBD
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AUTHORS:
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* TBD
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== History & Background / Dossier ==
 
The company was started as a fan organization by [[Robert Bledsaw]] and [[Bill Owen]] in 1975.  
 
The company was started as a fan organization by [[Robert Bledsaw]] and [[Bill Owen]] in 1975.  
* Their first product was maps for the City-State.  
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* Their first product was maps for the City-State. The company was incorporated 1976, and gained a license to publish AD&D supplements.  
* The company was incorporated 1976, and gained a license to publish AD&D supplements.  
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* In 1978 the obtained the license to publish Traveller materials as well. At their peak, Judges Guild had more than 250 products in print, including books for Tunnels and Trolls, Runequest, DragonQuest, and other systems.  
* In 1978 the obtained the license to publish Traveller materials as well.
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* At their peak, Judges Guild had more than 250 products in print, including books for Tunnels and Trolls, Runequest, DragonQuest, and other systems.  
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* In the early 1980s, a shakeup of RPG publishers and resellers forced Judges Guild to close its doors.  
 
* In the early 1980s, a shakeup of RPG publishers and resellers forced Judges Guild to close its doors.  
 
* In 1999 it restarted on a small scale selling reprints via the web.  
 
* In 1999 it restarted on a small scale selling reprints via the web.  
 
* Beginning in 2003, they teamed up with [[Necromancer Games]] to update their AD&D material to the new D20 system and publish it.  
 
* Beginning in 2003, they teamed up with [[Necromancer Games]] to update their AD&D material to the new D20 system and publish it.  
* In 2000, Bob sold the rights to all the Judges Guild SciFi material, including the Traveller modules, to [[Hunter Gordon]] of [[QuikLink Interactive]].  
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* In 2000, Bob sold the rights to all the Judges Guild SciFi material, including the Traveller modules, to [[Hunter Gordon]] of [[QuikLink Interactive]].
  
=== Judges Guild (Description) Staff ===
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=== Meta-history & Background ===
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No information yet available.
  
== Judges Guild (Publisher) Meta-history & Background ==
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=== Bibliography-Ludography (Published Products) ===
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This edition is best known for the following products:
 
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== Judges Guild (Publisher) Publications (Books) ==
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=== Judges Guild (Publications) Bibliography & Ludography (Games) ===
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=== Judges Guild (Publications) Book Image List (Books) ===
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{{BookImageList}}
 
{{BookImageList}}
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* Laser Tank
  
== Judges Guild (Publisher) References & Contributors (Sources) ==
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=== External Links ===
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* External Links: [http://www.judgesguild.com/ Home Page]
 
* External Links: [http://www.judgesguild.com/ Home Page]
* External Links: [http://www.judgesguild.net/index.shtml Home Page] (Defunct Link)
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* External Links: [https://web.archive.org/web/20090611185440/http://www.judgesguild.net/index.shtml Old Home Page] at the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archive.org Internet Archive]
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== References & Contributions (Sources) ==
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{{Intermediate}}
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{{Detail}}
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{{Sources
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|S1= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
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|S2= Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology [[User:Maksim-Smelchak|Maksim-Smelchak]] of the [[Ministry of Science]]
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[[Category: Publishers]]
 
[[Category: Publishers]]
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Latest revision as of 16:13, 31 March 2018

Judges Guild were former makers of many adventures for use with AD&D, Traveller, and other systems.

Description / Specifications[edit]

TBD

Overview Synopsis[edit]

TBD

‎Popular Artists & Authors[edit]

ARTISTS:

  • TBD

AUTHORS:

  • TBD

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

The company was started as a fan organization by Robert Bledsaw and Bill Owen in 1975.

  • Their first product was maps for the City-State. The company was incorporated 1976, and gained a license to publish AD&D supplements.
  • In 1978 the obtained the license to publish Traveller materials as well. At their peak, Judges Guild had more than 250 products in print, including books for Tunnels and Trolls, Runequest, DragonQuest, and other systems.
  • In the early 1980s, a shakeup of RPG publishers and resellers forced Judges Guild to close its doors.
  • In 1999 it restarted on a small scale selling reprints via the web.
  • Beginning in 2003, they teamed up with Necromancer Games to update their AD&D material to the new D20 system and publish it.
  • In 2000, Bob sold the rights to all the Judges Guild SciFi material, including the Traveller modules, to Hunter Gordon of QuikLink Interactive.

Meta-history & Background[edit]

No information yet available.

Bibliography-Ludography (Published Products)[edit]

This edition is best known for the following products:

  • Laser Tank

External Links[edit]

References & Contributions (Sources)[edit]

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