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== Judges Guild (Game Publisher) Synopsis ==
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== Judges Guild (Publisher) Synopsis ==
'''Judges Guild''' were former makers of many adventures for use with AD&D, Traveller, and other systems.  
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'''[[Judges Guild]]''' were former makers of many adventures for use with AD&D, Traveller, and other systems.  
  
* The company was started as a fan organization by [[Robert Bledsaw]] and [[Bill Owen]] in 1975.  
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== Judges Guild (Publisher) Description ==
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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.  
 
* 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 2000, Bob sold the rights to all the Judges Guild SciFi material, including the Traveller modules, to [[Hunter Gordon]] of [[QuikLink Interactive]].  
 
* 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 (Game Publisher) External Links ==
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=== Judges Guild (Description) Staff ===
* [http://www.judgesguild.com/ Home Page]
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* [http://www.judgesguild.net/index.shtml Home Page] (Defunct Link)
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== Judges Guild (Publisher) Meta-history & Background ==
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== Judges Guild (Publisher) Publications (Books) ==
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=== Judges Guild (Publications) Bibliography ===
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=== Judges Guild (Publications) Ludography (Games) ===
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=== Judges Guild (Publications) Book Image List (Books) ===
 
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== Judges Guild (Publisher) References & Contributors (Sources) ==
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* External Links: [http://www.judgesguild.com/ Home Page]
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* External Links: [http://www.judgesguild.net/index.shtml Home Page] (Defunct Link)
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Revision as of 13:28, 30 March 2015

Judges Guild (Publisher) Synopsis

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

Judges Guild (Publisher) Description

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.

Judges Guild (Description) Staff

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Judges Guild (Publisher) Meta-history & Background

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Judges Guild (Publisher) Publications (Books)

Judges Guild (Publications) Bibliography

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Judges Guild (Publications) Ludography (Games)

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Judges Guild (Publications) Book Image List (Books)

Judges Guild (Publisher) References & Contributors (Sources)