Beck's World (world)

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Beck's World/Regina (Spinward Marches 2204)
Milieu 1116
D88349D-4
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population4 Moderate (70 thousand)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawD Extreme Law (paramilitary law)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary K0 V M2 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 1
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Impersonal bureaucracy
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 8198
Army size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 4
Economic Extension
631+1
Resources6Few
Labor3Low (7 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency+1Average
Importance -3
Resource Units 18
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 1,425
Port passengers (annual) 0

Beck's World has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. This world is designated an Amber Zone with an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions make it dangerous to visitors. This a low technology world with technology competency below the standard for the Subsector. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Regina Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Beck's World, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world.

Beck's World/Regina (Spinward Marches 2204)
New Era
D88349D-5
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population4 Moderate (90 thousand)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawD Extreme Law (paramilitary law)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
Cultural Details
Government Impersonal bureaucracy
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 8195
Army size (BEs) 2
Economic Details
Technology Level 5
Economic Extension
631+0
Resources6Few
Labor3Low (9 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency+0Average
Importance -3
Resource Units 18
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Era: New Era

Beck's World has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. This a low technology world with technology competency below the standard for the Subsector. It is a member of Regency of Deneb in the Regina Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This is a backwater world near the coreward end of Regina Subsector.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Beck's World Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Beck's World Primary Primary Orange K0 V
Beck's World Companion Secondary Red M2 V


System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

Past volcanic activity on Beck's World has covered the surface with huge mountains and vast plains of solid lava. A collapsed labyrinth of interconnected caves, suspected of Ancients origin, has only been partially excavated by scientists of the University of Regina.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Beck's World has two claims to Fame:

  1. One is the fact that there is an ancient site on the world, which is being excavated by the University of Regina. The University has only partially excavated this collapsed warren of interlocking caverns.
  2. The other major claim to fame is the Battle of Beck's World.

Imperial High (Landed) Nobility[edit]

Beck's World, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Beck's World has a poor quality starport.

  • A Class-D Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many skilled personnel who can perform minor repair work.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class very rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Beck's World possesses a Technology Level of TL-4.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone and telegraphs, widespread printing.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early electricity, hydrocarbon internal combustion.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Trains and early automobiles.
    • Water: Clippers and steam ships.
    • Air: Dirigibles, balloons, very basic rockets.
  • A repressive government and limited trade have both served to keep the Tech Level of this world very low.

World Government[edit]

Beck's World has an Impersonal Bureaucracy government.

  • It is a government by agencies which are insulated from the governed.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.
  • Beck's world is rigidly controlled by a paramilitary state.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

The planet's population is concentrated in and around a single settlement, Beck's Town, located on the shore of the world's one small sea.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical Data[edit]

The Battle of Beck's World occurred here on 122-1109 during the Fifth Frontier War. In that battle, Admiral Elphinstone destroyed the last remnants of the Vargr fleet from Yorbund (Spinward Marches 2303). This major victory was instrumental in breaking the Vargr resolve and eventually winning the war.

What many people do not know is that the Vargr prisoners from that battle were quartered on Beck's World until after the war. Many of the Vargr chose to remain on Beck's World after they were released, and have since become Imperial citizens. About one third of the planet's population now is Vargr. The prison camp where they were held was torn down as a gesture of friendship between the two races.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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