Who is the Author of the Spinward Marches Book?

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Who is the Author of the Spinward Marches Book?

Postby Rikki Tikki Traveller » Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:06 pm

I noticed that no author is listed for the Spinward Marches book.

I THOUGHT it was Martin J. Dougherty

Any chance the author's name can get added to the advert for the product?
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Postby Emperor Herdan » Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:17 pm

Amazon.ca has this....

Traveller : Spinward Marches (Hardcover)
by Martin J Dougherty (Author)

So you're correct. It is Mr. Dougherty credited for it.

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Postby GhostWolf69 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:01 pm

Indeed,

He is posting regular updates on the progress etc. on this forum:

http://www.traveller.comstar-games.com/index.php

His handle there is 'MJD'

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Postby Rikki Tikki Traveller » Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:54 pm

On the Mongoose Site no author is listed. That is what I would like to see fixed.
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Postby Emperor Herdan » Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:01 pm

Clicking on the Spinward marches on the Mongoose traveller page gave me this


The Spinward Marches


Author: M J Dougherty
Series: Traveller

Price: £15.00
Format: Softback (128 pages)
Shipping date: April 2008

Now than name isn't on the image of the book (neither is the Mongoose Publishing logo or anything else for that matter). I had thought that was a design choice....

Hope this clears up the situation!

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Postby Rikki Tikki Traveller » Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:51 pm

I must admit I only looked at the image of the book.

What I noticed was that all the other books had the author listed with the image, but not this one.

At least it is listed under the details.

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Postby -Daniel- » Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:11 pm

Rikki Tikki Traveller wrote:I must admit I only looked at the image of the book.

What I noticed was that all the other books had the author listed with the image, but not this one.

At least it is listed under the details.

THANX
I just looked at all the Traveller book cover images and none list an author. Maybe it is a design call or the images are just the artwork.

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Postby MJD » Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:22 pm

Meh. So long as I get paid.

(//Hack Writer Mode OFF//)

Umm, I mean, yeah.
I wrote it.
That was me.
Yup, not that other guy, no sir...
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Postby Emperor Herdan » Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:34 pm

Ohhh I could almost detect a dogbert "meh" there....

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Postby Rikki Tikki Traveller » Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:19 pm

Well, I just checked again and it how lists M. J. Dougherty as the author, so thanks to whomever at Mongoose that fixed that!

The wise and wonderful MJD wrote:
Meh. So long as I get paid.

(//Hack Writer Mode OFF//)
It's all about the money with you isn't it? :wink:
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Postby MJD » Fri Mar 28, 2008 3:04 pm

Pretty much. I find that being able to pay my mortgage is of more immediate interest than being able to say I've written loads of books....
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Postby lastbesthope » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:20 pm

MJD wrote:Pretty much. I find that being able to pay my mortgage is of more immediate interest than being able to say I've written loads of books....
All the more reason for Matt to get round to publishing the other A:2089 novels.

C'mon Matt, help MJD pay his mortgage...

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Postby MJD » Fri Mar 28, 2008 10:39 pm

The thing about working with Mongoose is that they actually pay freelancers... ie Mongoose behaves like an actual business working with professionals. Far too many games firms don't do that; I've lost track of the number of games companies that have not paid me for work or have scotched the project without a kill fee after I've put time in.

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Postby dmccoy1693 » Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:20 pm

MJD wrote:The thing about working with Mongoose is that they actually pay freelancers... ie Mongoose behaves like an actual business working with professionals. Far too many games firms don't do that; I've lost track of the number of games companies that have not paid me for work or have scotched the project without a kill fee after I've put time in.

These days I only work with Mongoose (and my own Avenger, of course).
If that ain't a testiment to Mongoose's character, I don't know what is.

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