Excalibur (world)

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Excalibur/Sword Worlds (Spinward Marches 1225)
Milieu 1116
B424755-A
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population7 Moderate (40 million)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]
System Details
Primary K5 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Feudal technocracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 5A38
Army size (BEs) 15
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
B6C+1
ResourcesBAbundant
Labor6Moderate (4 million)
InfrastructureC Very extensive
Efficiency+1Average
Importance 3
Resource Units 792
GWP (BCr) 146
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 8,817
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 6
Building Capacity (Tons) 38,000
Port employees 18,005
Port passengers (annual) 88,100

Excalibur is either a vacuum world or one with a tainted atmosphere. The system supports a population in the 10s of millions. It is a member of Sword Worlds Confederation in the Sword Worlds Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector.

  • This world has a nearby Naval Base for support of military starships.
  • This world supports a Military Base for military ground forces. 
Excalibur/Sword Worlds (Spinward Marches 1225)
New Era
B424755-C
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population7 Moderate (70 million)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
Cultural Details
Government Feudal technocracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 7A5H
Army size (BEs) 12
Economic Details
Technology Level 12
Economic Extension
B6C-3
ResourcesBAbundant
Labor6Moderate (7 million)
InfrastructureC Very extensive
Efficiency-3Poor
Importance 2
Resource Units 554
GWP (BCr) 275
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 6,273
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 4
Building Capacity (Tons) 44,650
Port employees 475
Port passengers (annual) 2,000

Era: New Era

Excalibur is either a vacuum world or one with a tainted atmosphere. The system supports a population in the 10s of millions. This world designated as an Amber Zone. Caution is advised since the world has an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions that are not well understood and might be a danger to a visitor. It is a member of Sword Worlds Confederation in the Sword Worlds Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector.

  • This world is an Interface world, with a quarantine inspection facility for all ships.
  • This world hosts a Military Base, Supporting military ground forces. 

Description Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Excalibur has a cool climate with a very thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere tainted with volcanic gas and ash.

Monostellar System[edit]

Excalibur Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Excalibur Primary Primary Orange K5 V Artur


Native Lifeforms[edit]

Many of its native life forms have evolved into "striders" that spend their entire life cycle following the sun.

Other Data[edit]

Excalibur is resonantly locked with its primary, Artur, orbiting at a distance of 0.30 AU and rotating three times every two orbits. Excalibur has three small moons. While two are typical, the third, Bedwyr, seems to be a captured body, which entered orbit over Excalibur approximately 4,000-5,000 years ago.[2]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Excalibur was a member of the Sword Worlds Confederation. In the aftermath of the Fifth Frontier War Excalibur was wracked by civil war and in 1116 it became part of the Border Worlds Confederation. Its starport, Raskarhamm, is located on a peninsula of the Arkjahav Sea.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]