Gurnek (world)

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Gurnek/Iselle (Ustral Quadrant 2713)
Classic Era (1115)
B726667–7
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population6 Moderate (6 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 V K3 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 3
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Gurnek is a nonindustrial world, that requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society.

  • In a technological universe, societies without industrial capability generally suffer as nearly all manufactured and high tech goods must be brought in at significant cost.
  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • It is a member of the Solomani Confederation in the Iselle Subsector of Ustral Quadrant Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Gurnek Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Gurnek Primary Primary Red M3 V None
Gurnek Companion Secondary Orange K3 V None

System Data[edit]

System:

  • 3 Gas Giants
  • 0 Planetoid Belts
  • 7 Other Worlds

Mainworld Data[edit]

Gurnek has an Importance rating of -1 (Unimportant).

  • Importance Extension- -1
    • (The Importance Extension (Ix) ranks worlds within a region. It governs the locations of capitals and trade routes. )

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Gurnek has a pressure of 0.10 to 0.42 atmospheres.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Imperial Landed Nobility[edit]

This world is a member of the Solomani Confederation and has no Landed Nobility.

World Starport[edit]

Gurnek has a good quality starport.

  • A Class B Starport Facility has not very well developed shipyards and is only capable of producing spaceships.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform not only major repair work, but overhaul work as well.
  • This facility has advanced refueling and refining infrastructure. One may purchase practically any kind of refined fuel here.
  • Almost every starport of this class possesses both a Lowport and a Highport. Such ports rarely have more than one of each kind of port.

World Technology Level[edit]

Gurnek possesses a Technology Level of TL–7.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early video and early satellite communication networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fuel cells, solar energy, and geothermal power sources.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, hovercraft, and bullet trains.
    • Water: Hydrofoils and early triphibians.
    • Air: Hang gliders and supersonic jets.
    • Space: Deep space probes and interplanetary spacecraft (System Craft).

World Government[edit]

Gurnek is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .

World Law Level[edit]

Gurnek has a Law Level of 7.

  • Shotguns prohibited

World Military[edit]

No information yet available

World Economy[edit]

Economics: ( 8 5 3 −1 )

  • Resources-8 (Moderate)
    • (Resources are any materials available for processing and exploitation. They include natural resources, minerals, ores, metals, energy sources, biological assets, and any other materials of limited availability.)
  • Labor-5 (Hundreds of thousands)
    • (Labor is the workforce available for the processing and exploitation of Resources.)
  • Infrastructure-3 (Very limited)
    • (Infrastructure is the established technical structures that support exploitation of resources. Infrastructure includes roads, power grids, communications, and factories.)
  • Efficiency- -1 (Average)
    • (Efficiency reflects the current economic system, and includes sensible legal procedures, appropriate tariffs, customs promoting a balanced work ethic, rewards for merit, and social structures which match ability and job. Negative Efficiency is worse. Efficiency at -1 or less turn the RUs available negative: the Inefficiencies are so destructive as to make the economy a net drain. Such barriers represent a welfare state; cultural influences which do not value wealth, even physical limitations. On the other hand, since some economies have positive efficiencies: positive multipliers increasing available RU. )
  • Economic Extension-15
    • (The Economic Extension (Ex) is the strength of a world economy and provides basic insights into the economy’s structure and capabilities.)
  • Resource Units- -120
    • (The world's budget.)

Trade Data[edit]

  • Ni-Non-Industrial

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Culture[edit]

Culture: [ 6 5 5 7 ]

  • Homogeneity-6 (Harmonious)
    • (Homogeneity is a measure of the degree to which members of society hold common beliefs. Members of very homogeneous cultures are in strong agreement on the fundamentals of society (usually basic rights, religion, and methods of interaction). Members of non-homogeneous cultures hold many different beliefs on the fundamentals of society.)
  • Acceptance-5 (Very aloof)
    • (Acceptance is the degree of xenophobia ( or xenophilia ) in the culture. High Acceptance is evidenced by friendliness to outsiders and offworlders; Low Acceptance is characterized by fear or rejection of outsiders.)
  • Strangeness-5 (Distinct)
    • (Strangeness is the degree of difference from the norms of interstellar society. High Strangeness is evidenced by unusual or outwardly incomprehensible actions, statements, or responses in the course daily activity. Low Strangeness reflects activities close to interstellar norms.)
  • Symbols-7 (Somewhat concrete)
    • (Symbols used by the culture may range from the concrete (idols; totems; statuary) to the abstract (symbolized belief systems; group affiliations).)

World Language/s[edit]

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available

World Infrastructure[edit]

Gurnek possesses very limited infrastructure

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available

UWP Listing[edit]

B726667–7

  • Starport-B (Good)
  • Size-TBD (11,200 km)
  • Atmosphere-2 (Very thin; Tainted)
  • Hydrosphere-6 (60%)
  • Population-6 (app. 1,000,000)
  • Government Type-6 (Captive Government / Colony)
  • Law Level-7 (Shotguns prohibited)
  • Technology Level-7 (Miniaturized Electronics)

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