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.

Traveller RPG Wiki Participation[edit]

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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]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.