Portal (world)

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Portal/Iingar (Daibei 2902)
Classic Era (1115)
B525634-B
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population6 Moderate (3 million)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Portal 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 Third Imperium in the Iingar Subsector of Daibei Sector in the Domain of Ilelish.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

The world is part of the Rimward Link.

Monostellar System[edit]

Portal Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Portal Primary Red M1 V None


System Data[edit]

System:

  • 0 Gas Giants
  • 0 Planetoid Belts
  • 10 Other Worlds

Mainworld Data[edit]

Portal has an Importance rating of 1 (Ordinary).

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

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Portal 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]

Portal, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Portal 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]

Portal possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Government[edit]

Portal has a Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a restricted minority, with little or no input from the masses.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World Law Level[edit]

Portal has a Law Level of 4.

  • Light assault weapons prohibited

World Military[edit]

No information yet available

World Economy[edit]

Economics: ( 8 5 5 −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-5 (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- 174
    • (The Economic Extension (Ex) is the strength of a world economy and provides basic insights into the economy’s structure and capabilities.)
  • Resource Units- -200
    • (The world's budget.)

Trade Data[edit]

  • Ni-Non-Industrial

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Culture[edit]

Culture: [ 4 7 3 9 ]

  • Homogeneity-4 (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-7 (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-3 (Somewhat typical)
    • (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-9 (Somewhat abstract)
    • (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]

Portal possesses limited infrastructure

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available

UWP Listing[edit]

B525634-B

  • Starport-B (Good)
  • Size-5 (8,000 km)
  • Atmosphere-2 (Very thin; Tainted)
  • Hydrosphere-5 (50%)
  • Population-6 (app. 3,000,000)
  • Government Type-3 (Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy)
  • Law Level-4 (Light assault weapons prohibited)
  • Technology Level-B (Lower Average Imperial)

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