Poll: Do you have TSR Module Submission Guidelines?
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Poll: Do you have TSR Module Submission Guidelines?

I have the 1980 Guidelines with TSR Face Logo 3%       3%  [ 1 ]
I have an earlier Module Submission Guidelines (describe) 7%       7%  [ 2 ]
I have a later Module Submission Guidelines (describe) 3%       3%  [ 1 ]
I have other TSR Submission Guidelines (Dragon, Dungeon, etc) 10%       10%  [ 3 ]
I got nothin' 77%       77%  [ 23 ]
Total votes : 30


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Post Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 8:41 am 

Just found a few sets of submission forms.

First one is TSR around 1985. It is single sheets directly off a dot matrix printer. There are around 15-20 numbered sheets. No logo. This appears to be more like an in-house guide as it was clearly directly off a printer and not a mass produced set. There are three sections (I put them away already), each dated around the Fall of 1985. More detail when I get some time to review them.

I also have the module submission guide. This again has no logo. It includes page by page diagram of a standard module. It also has sections for illustrations, maps etc. More like a work in progress item.

I also found Dungeon and Dragon Mag submission stuff. Oh and RPGA as well.

And I could've bought these damn modules off the 1$ rack!!!

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:39 pm 

I found the pages described below in a lot of Magazines I purchased some time ago and always wondered if they had any value.
The pages were inserted inside one of the magazines.

There are six (6) single sided pages and one (1) double-sided page.
None of the pages are actually numbered; I numbered them below for clarity in this post.
My selection as to the order of the pages below has nothing to do with knowing which one SHOULD be first, second, third, etc.
It was bascially random.
There are no TSR logos, or other logos.

In the letter, the first line states:
"Thank you for your inquiry. Enclosed is our standard submission packet"

Obviously this packet was sent to a person who had inquired about submissions, so it was not a product placed item.

Designer Package for TSR.
The single sided pages:

1) Dear Designer,
(A reply letter; Unsigned and undated.)

2) Current Needs, July -- Dec 1984
This page is the only one with any dating.

3) If this is your First Submission to TSR
Instructions on format, content, etc....

4) Details regarding the following:
Art, Payment, licensed products, and instructions for various products parts (Maps, Tables, Format, Series, Storyline/Plot Details), and advice.

5) Module Proposal Form
A fill in the blanks application.

6) Standard Product Disclosure Form to TSR, Inc., its Divisions and Subsidiaries.

Double Sided Page:
This page offers detaled instructions/requirements for Modules and Manuscripts.

Module Quality Specifications.
7) Side One (And the top one-third of side two): The Adventure
8.) Side Two: The Manuscript

Does anyone have this item and/or does anyone have a guess as to the probable value?
Should I simply toss it in the garbage bin?
Sell it on E-Bay?
Store it in a polybag with cardboard backing?

I thank Mars for the link to this thread.
Thanks Mars......... :wink:

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:56 pm 

I used to have some, but they were eaten. Literally. Sometimes I hate cats -- they chew on everything.

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:59 pm 

serleran wrote:I used to have some, but they were eaten. Literally. Sometimes I hate cats -- they chew on everything.

My cats are fine for paper, but I have to be very careful with my bagged modules.  The little buggers seem to love the taste of plastic and have pulled them off of shelves to chew on them.

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