Game Designers Workshop

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Game Designers Workshop (GDW) was a company that published many games including Traveller, MegaTraveller and Traveller: The new Era. Most popularly known for their wargames, particularly "Europa".

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The company began as a joint venture between Frank Chadwick, Marc Miller, Rich Banner, Loren Wiseman, and a few other members of the Illinois State University Wargames Club (ca. 1972-73).

Overview Synopsis[edit]

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‎Popular Artists & Authors[edit]


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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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Meta-history & Background[edit]

The company ceased in Feburary 1996. The Traveller line was next picked up by Imperium Games.

Bibliography-Ludography (Published Products)[edit]

This publisher is best known for the following products:

173 publications for Game Designers Workshop

Publications: Please see GDW List or Category:Game Designers Workshop Books for a complete list of Traveller products produced by GDW.

Role-playing games[edit]


Miniature Rules[edit]

Traveller Board games[edit]

Non-Traveller Board Games[edit]

  • Belter
  • Bloodtree Rebellion
  • Star Cruiser : for 2300AD
  • Triplanetary
  • Europa - A series published between 1973 and current day.
  • Asteroid
  • Double Star

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