GURPS Traveller: Starports

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Gateways to Adventure
Author John M. FordJames D Maliszwski
Canonical Yes
Edition 1st
Format Book (Softback)
Language English
Pages 128
Publisher Steve Jackson Games
Version GURPS Traveller
Year Published 2000
Available from TBD
ISBN 1-55634-401-5 Stock 6610
GURPS Traveller: Starports is a Steve Jackson Games product.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Anchors of the Imperium
Patrol, trade, and XBoat routes are the lifelines of the Imperium, and starports are the anchors to which they are tethered. Serving as trade centers, customs offices, and outposts of civilization, starports play a central role in the lives of starfarers, and are a crucial source of goods, wealth, and in formation for even the most planetbound of souls. At the same time, they are havens for smugglers, fugitives, and black marketers.

Starports classifies standard starports and describes their facilities, organization, and functions. It includes plans of typical spaceports from the Spinward Marches (including Mora, Graniff Field on Raydrad, Rech, Dhian, and Alell) and guidelines for starport adventures and encounters. There are also character templates for starport denizen, descriptions and floor plans of key locations, and deckplans of customs, liaison, and emergency spacecraft and some common starport ground vehicles.

Starports is designed to complement the Far Trader and Starships supplements, and offers a rich and detailed setting for a wide variety of adventures and campaigns in the GURPS Traveller universe.

Table of Contents[edit]

GURPS Traveller: Starports
Section Page/s
Introduction 4
1. Outposts of the Imperium 6
2. Inside the Starport Authority 17
3. Planetary Relations 40
4. Starport Characters 48
5. Starport Design 56
6. Campaigns 88
Appendix A: Equipment 95
Appendix B: Port Samples 105
Index 127

Library Data Entries (Public)[edit]

  1. Bilateral Trade Number (BTN)
  2. PyRoute
  3. Starport
  4. World Trade Number (WTN)

Library Data Entries (Automated)[edit]

Library data entries
Alphabetical List

Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

GURPS Traveller: Starports is a GURPS Traveller RPG book full of information about starports and associated data for use in Traveller adventure campaigns.

As part of the wiki's ongoing Astrography projects, rules from this publication were used by the Traveller PyRoute program, using the sector data from Traveller Map and the economics rules from GURPS Traveller: Far Trader, GURPS Traveller: Starports, GURPS Traveller: Ground Forces, and Trillion Credit Squadron.

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Credits (Primary Sources)
Credit Authors & Contributors
Author John M. Ford & James D. Maliszewski
Editor Gene Seabolt and Gareth Skarka
Cover Jesse DeGraff
Illustrations Jesse DeGraff, and Glenn Grant
Maps and Deck Plans Andy Akins, and Mark Cook

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