Gudina (world)

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Gudina/Nulinad (Empty Quarter 0334)
Milieu 1116
C78699B-9
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population9 High (2 billion)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary G6 V M4 V
Worlds 9
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Impersonal bureaucracy
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension BA7B
Army size (BEs) 15000
Economic Details
Technology Level 9
Economic Extension
H8B+3
ResourcesHExtremely abundant
Labor8Moderate (200 million)
InfrastructureB Very extensive
Efficiency+3Improved
Importance 1
Resource Units 7,320
GWP (BCr) 4,488
World Trade Number 5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 16,040
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 2,300,000
Port employees 6,375
Port passengers (annual) 210,000

Gudina is a garden world with an environment conductive to most sophonts. The system has a population over one billion. 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 Third Imperium in the Nulinad Subsector of Empty Quarter Sector and in the Domain of Antares. Gudina, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a baronet, and the feifdom of a count. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. Less than 10% of the world's population is the Minor Race Bwap.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Gudina Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Gudina Primary Primary Yellow G6 V
Gudina Companion Secondary Red M4 V

History and Background[edit]

Gudina is a major storage centre of old Imperial paperwork and data. As an Imperial Resource world, it is administered directly by the Imperium, to meet Imperial needs. The World Library of Gudina provides resources to many prestigious academies and research institutions, with data stretching back to the First Imperium.

Gudina was one of the Glorious Twelve, the term given to the twelve human systems that stood against the Vargr Pillaging. Gudina was initially hostile to the Third Imperium, but in 32 Imperial was persuaded to join in return for giving the world her old position as a document depository.

Given the predilection of Imperial bureaucracy for generating countless forms and files, there comes a time when the accumulated by-products of bureaucracy begin to take up far too much space, and must be shipped somewhere. Gudina is an example of a world dedicated to the warehousing and maintenance of these "artifacts." An Imperial resource world, Gudina receives regular shipments of bureaucratic data from the Imperial holdings within the Empty Quarter and adjacent subsectors, and houses them indefinitely. A practice started during the end of the First Imperium, the vaults at Gudina contain regional documentation over three millennia old. Dedicated Imperial civil servants receive, collate and warehouse every piece of information that arrives at Gudina. Many Bwaps consider Gudina an excellent place to retire, for this very reason.

The World Library of Gudina allows Imperial citizens access to the public information that has been gathered and released by the Imperial Bureaucracy. Many prestigious academies through the Gamma Quadrant of Empty Quarter sector support campuses on Gudina, to take advantage of the incredibly diverse resources available.

While a broadly Vilani-culture world, there is a substantial Bwap minority as well: many of these creches are culturally influential in the planetary government - it is one of the few worlds ruled directly by an Imperial Viscount, instead of a separate and independent local government - and in the interstellar Bwap culture, to the extent that Gudina is sometimes treated as an honorary Bwap world. Due to its unusually close links to the Iridium Throne, the planetary culture is rather closer to the “clan and corporate” Imperial mainstream than to the “race and faith” matrix common in the Imperial Empty Quarter.

Viscount of Gudina: the Viscount rank is tied to this system’s role as an Imperial Deposit of bureaucratic files. Similar ranks were held by the leading planetary nobles during the First and Second Imperia, making this one of the oldest titles in the Imperium.

Imperial High (Landed) Nobility[edit]

Gudina, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of three members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Gudina has a routine quality starport.

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

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP Changes (all dates are Imperial Calendar)

  • T20 - 993 - GUDINA 0334 C786967-9 Hi Bwap0 324 Im
  • CT - 1105 - GUDINA 0334 C78699B-9 Hi Bwap0 224 Im
  • MT - 1125 - GUDINA 0334 C786993-7 Hi 124 Ou - Outlands
  • TNE - 1201 - GUDINA 0334 C7869B9-9 Hi B 124 Wi - Wilds

References and Contributors[edit]

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  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com