Manual of Style/sophont

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The Traveller wiki recommends the following organizational layout for sophonts.

  • Please note that the polities of sophonts uses a different organizational layout.
  • No one is required to use these suggested layouts and if you see potential improvements to one of these organizational layouts, please bring it up on the discussion pages.
  • Please see Template:SophontData for inclusion.

BASIC SOPHONT LAYOUT[edit]

{{SophontData
|name    = 
|alsosee = 
|atmo    = Standard
|author  = TBD 
|canon   = Yes
|caption = TBD
|code    = 
|confluence= Non-humanoid
|environ = TBD
|era     = 1105
|extinct = Extant
|footnote= TBD 
|gravity = Standard
|home    = Unknown
|image   = Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
|lang    = Unknown Native Language
|limbs   = #-ped
|locomotion= Walker (Ambulatory)
|multi   = No
|psi     = Standard
|ref     = TBD
|size    = Unknown
|socstrct= TBD
|status  = Minor Race
|symmetry= #-ial
|TL      = TL-8  
|TLrange = TL:7-9 
|type    = Unknown
|weight  = Unknown
}}
The [[TBD]] are a technologically sophisticated sophont species. 
* They are a [[Minor Non-Human Race]] with a [[non-humanoid]] appearance.
 
== Description (Specifications) ==
No information yet available. 

== History & Background (Dossier) ==
No information yet available. 

== [[World]]s & [[Sector]]s ([[Astrography]]) ==
This race ([[sophont]] species) is primarily located in the following areas: <br>
''[[Charted Space]]:''
* [[TBD Sector]]
** [[TBD Subsector]]

=== Homeworld: 1105 ===
The [[homeworld]] of this race (sophontic species) is:
* [[TBD (world)]]

=== World Listing: 1105 ===
Significant communities of this race ([[sophont]] species) are known to dwell within the following [[system]]s and [[world]]s: 
{{ClusterWorlds2}}

== References & Contributors (Sources) ==
{{Intermediate}}
{{Detail}}
{{Sources
|S1= TBD
|S2= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
|S3= Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology [[User:Maksim-Smelchak|Maksim-Smelchak]] of the [[Ministry of Science]]
}}


{{LE|Minor Race|Races|Sophont}}

ADVANCED SOPHONT LAYOUT[edit]

{{SophontData
|name     = <NAME>
|code     = <Code>
|image    = 
|caption  = 
|status   = Minor Race
|type     = Unknown
|size     = Unknown
|weight   = Unknown
|home     = 
|multi    = 
|canon    = 
|extinct  = Extant
|ref      = 
|footnote =
}}
No information or synopsis yet available.

== Physical sophontology ==
[blank] are a species known for [blank]. 
This species has a [conventional / unconventional] biochemistry. 
This species used a [conventional / unconventional] respiration cycle consisting of: ? inhalant and ? exhalant

=== Morphology ===
Confluence (humanoid, semi-humanoid, non-humanoid, etc.)
* ? symmetry (?-ial)
* Kind of -pod (#-ped)  
** ? limbs used for manipulation "arms"  
** ? limbs used for locomotion "legs"
** ? tail/s
* Body consists of three segments 
** Segment 1... 
** etc.

=== Climate and environment preferences ===
This species holds the following environmental preferences:
* ? type of planet
* ? type of climate
* ? type of ecotope
* ? type of gravity
* ? type of atmosphere

=== Diet and trophics ===
This species survives using the following methods of consumption:
* (common consumptive classification)
* This species favors [blank] kinds of foodstuffs.
* No information yet available.

=== Life Cycle and reproduction ===
This species has the following gender and reproductive characteristics: 
* ? gender/s   
** ? sexual morphism
* (type of reproduction)  
** kind of reproductive act
** ? mating system 
* type of birth  
** type of childrearing
* Life cycle
** Age categories

=== Genetic code ===
No information yet available.

== Archaeological sophontology ==
This species has had a [long, short, etc.] history and is widely known for [blank].

=== Evolution ===
This species developed intelligence in response to [factors].

=== Major historical events timeline ===
These are some of the more important historical events that have affected this species:
* No information yet available.

== Cultural sophontology ==
No information yet available.

=== Belief system and philosophy ===
No information yet available.
* Religion?
* Attitudes?

=== Morality and ethics ===
This species holds the following values regarding a sense of right and wrong: 
* No information yet available.

=== Cultural hierarchies ===
No information yet available.

=== Motivation ===
No information yet available.

=== Traditions ===
No information yet available.

=== Aesthetics ===
This species holds the following values regarding art, architecture, ornamentation, etc. 
* No information yet available.

== Linguistic sophontology ==
This species is known to communicate with other species using the following methods. 
This species uses the following languages to communicate:
No information yet available.
* Please see Language entry at [[TBD]] for more information.

== Societal sophontology ==
The civilization and society of this species is known as [blank].

=== Government and politics ===
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information.

=== Military and intelligence ===
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information. 

=== Business and trade === 
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information.  

=== Research and technology ===
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information.

== Astrography  ==
This species can primarily be found within [[Charted Space]] in the following locations: <SECTOR>,<SUBSECTOR>

=== World listing: <ERA>===
Significant communities of this race ([[sophont]] species) are known to reside within the following systems and worlds: 
{{ClusterWorlds2}}

== References and contributors ==
{{Sources
 |S1=
}}

{{LEN}}