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Marc W. Miller (born 1947) is a game designer who was one of the founding partners of Game Designers' Workshop and one of the original designers of the Traveller role-playing game. He is currently the owner of Far Future Enterprises.

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Awards

  • Winner of the 1981 Charles S. Roberts Hall of Fame Award at Origins '82.

From Journal of the Travellers' Aid Society (Issue 16), on the role of GDW staff in producing the Journal:

Marc Miller's rather unorthodox title of Spiritual Advisor on the Journal's masthead has prompted some to write to ask what it is Marc does for (or to) the Journal. Aside from occasionally glancing at articles in various stages of completion, Marc normally does not see each issue until shortly after it is printed, at which time he presents me (Loren Wiseman) with a number of compliments and criticisms in the form of marginal notes. Now and then, Marc writes articles. Often, these are published.

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Periodical Interviews

Interview with Marc Miller, White Dwarf (Issue 23 - Feb 1981).
Special Feature: Marc Miller Interview, Part One, High Passage (Issue 2), early biography, the origins of GDW, and gaming philosophy, 1981.
Special Feature: Marc Miller Interview, Part Two, High Passage (Issue 3), GDW upcoming product ideas and Marc Miller's work habits, 1982.
The Future of Traveller, The Travellers' Digest (Issue 7), 1986.
The Aslan Question, The Travellers' Digest (Issue 18), the major/minor race distinction in Traveller, 1990.
Time Traveller, Journal of the Travellers' Aid Society (Issue 26), notes on the history of Traveller, 1997.
Interview with Marc Miller, RPG Review (Issue 16 - Jun 2012).

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