Alternate Traveller Universe

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An ATU or Alternate Traveller Universe is a fan-created Traveller background or a fan-modified background using existing setting elements.

  • Many have become rich, very well developed settings ("universes") that have been published and enjoyed by other fans.

Please see the following AAB Library Data for more information:
Setting:


Description (Specifications)[edit]

One of the joys of having a tool kit like Traveller is that it is endlessly modifiable, which is exactly what fans do.

  • Many of the OTU concepts and leitwortstil appear throughout Traveller works.

Thematic Concepts[edit]

At core, Traveller is classic science fiction. These are the surface ideas, the easily reader-apparent concepts:

Thematic Leitwortstil[edit]

Leitwortstil are repeated phrases, words, and ideas that appear and reappear in this Traveller literary works:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

There are hundreds, perhaps thousands of Alternate Traveller Universes.

Imperium Eternal[edit]

Perhaps the best known ATU is the Imperium Eternal or Lorenverse, a setting in which the Third Imperium does not fall. In this setting there is no Second Civil War or Rebellion.

Selected ATU's[edit]

These are a selected few of the many ATU's that exist, mostly published ones:

  1. The Bastards of Foreven DSL Ironworks
  2. Clement Sector setting from Gypsy Knights Games
  3. Cthonian Stars
  4. Distant Fringe
  5. Infinitys Shore
  6. Notoriousverse
  7. Outer Veil
  8. Permatic Imperium
  9. Reign of Discordia
  10. These Stars Are Ours!
  11. Where The Stars End

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.