Io (world)

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Io/Raelas (Knoellighz 2334)
Milieu 1116
D5565BF-4
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population5 Moderate (100 thousand)
GovernmentB Non-Charismatic Dictator
LawF Extreme Law (rigid control)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary M3 V D
Worlds 14
Gas Giants 1
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Non-charismatic dictatorship
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 2364
Army Size (BEs) 10
Economic Details
Technology Level 4
Economic Extension
942+0
Resources9Moderate
Labor4Moderate (10 thousand)
Infrastructure2 Extremely limited
Efficiency+0Average
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 1
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 35
Port passengers (annual) 0

Io is an agricultural world with an ideal environment for producing food from plants, animals, or other forms. The system has a population between 100,000 and 10 million sophonts. This is a temperate world, with a climate of average temperatures. It is a Vargr dominated Non-Aligned world in the Raelas Subsector of Knoellighz Sector.


Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Faulty gear was blamed for a false stellar measurement. Corrected, the singular primary star is rated K8 V.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Io Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Io Primary Primary Orange K8 V
Io Companion Secondary


System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

Situated on a dead-end cluster of worlds on the so-called Bridge of Destiny, non-aligned Io (Knoellighz 2334) D5565BF-4 Ag Ga Lt Ni is Amber Zone interdicted by its neighbors in light of its strict Dictatorship and rigid Law making trade almost a ritualized religion when met by mercantile starships from off-world. Io is found in the Raelas subsector of Knoellighz Sector. It has one planetoid belt and one Gas Giant where ships not wishing to make planetfall choose instead to refuel in the wilds by skimming for fuel.

World Starport[edit]

Io 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.
  • The local D-rated Downport requires a series of painful, injected inoculations to prevent a furious rabies style disease from leaving the planet. Characters suffer 1D6 damage to Endurance over a course of a week from the injections. The alternative is madness and then a slow death if not put down by local law enforcement.

World Technology Level[edit]

IoD possesses a Technology Level of TL–4.

World Government[edit]

Io has a Non-Charismatic Leader with a Non-charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

Trade starships arrive in majority from Ghandorr (Knoellitz 2033) and Io-published, hardcopy warning pamphlets warn of the necessary inoculations and current terror threat level.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

Though the world of Io boasts a Progressive culture that is vibrant and expanding from opening its doors to off-world traders, economists calculate on simple electronic devices that tariffs might be in order to curtail the fortunes being made by Agricultural tycoons in such trades. Science is barely able to keep up with its own advances from theory to application.

Not all is well and developing however as a cult of nihilistic Vargr featuring deadly assassins are trying to terrorize the government leaders and their families or packs. Wanting the progressive breakthroughs to halt and maintain a status quo of society, the planetary government has a war on terror to contend with in addition to visitors from outer space. Hence, there is no extraterritorialty at the airfield barely passing for a landing zone of monthly starships.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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