Tuesday, March 20, 2018

2018 Confirmed Judges

I am pleased to share that there are now five confirmed judges for the 2018 One Page Dungeon Contest.

ChicagoWiz reached out with concern about the fate of the contest he helped to create in the absence of any current posts on my behalf.  We exchanged a few emails and had a phone conversation about the contest, and he agreed to join the contest once again!

Chgowiz also reached out to ChattyDM, who also agreed to return to the contest for the 10th anniversary!  ChattyDM will also be serving as a judge this year and I look forward to working with two of the original creators of the contest!


One of Chgowiz's Blogs: https://chgowiz-games.blogspot.com/
One of ChattyDM's Blogs:http://chattydm.net/

Michael Curtis, another one of the original judges from the 2009 One Page Dungeon Contest was unable to serve as a judge this year due to scheduling conflicts, but has agreed to write a retrospective on the contest for the 2018 Compendium!
Michael's Blog: http://poleandrope.blogspot.com/

I was fortunate to count both Martin Thomas and Steve Winter as judges in the 2017 One Page Dungeon Contest, my first year serving as the organizer.  I am happy to share that they have both agreed to return as judges this year. Judging these entries is no small task. While not a judge myself, I used the same system as the judges last year to narrow down picks so that I could have an understanding of what I was asking of the panel, and it was very, very hard to do. The fact that both Martin and Steve are returning for their fifth consecutive years should not be overlooked!

Martin's Blog: http://daddyrolleda1.blogspot.com/
Steve's Website: http://www.howlingtower.com/

A newcomer to the contest, but certainly not to the community, Jason Sholtis has also agreed to serve as a judge this year!  If you are reading this, you are most likely a fan of his work and his blog. He is a prolific content creator who is something of a champion of system neutrality in my estimation.  I look forward to working with him this year, and on the off chance that you aren't familiar with his work, check it out here: http://roll1d12.blogspot.com/

I am continuing to reach out to the original judges of the 2009 contest, with an open invitation to each, and will update any developments that may arise from that in future posts.