Roulnoul (world)

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Roulnoul/Nikhigireki (Gzaefueg 2739)
Classic Era (1115)
C754664-3
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population6 Moderate (2 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech Level3 Pre-Industrial (basic science)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K4 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Roulnoul is an agricultural, nonindustrial world still lacking adequate means to expand its economy.


Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Roulnoul Society of Psions-9, like the Lodaeegzzuen Collegia of Psionics selects its applicant students from those vetted by the Colony Owners on Ksoegusnoeks (Gzaefueg 2638), without advertising directly.

Roulnoul / Nikhigireki (Gzaefueg 2739) C754664-3 Ag Ni / Lt O: 2638 {-1} (855+0) [3575] RU200 200 12W VRo5 K4V – M D is a low-tech, Colony world of Ksoegusnoeks. The Thin atmosphere is just forgiving enough to allow the Vargr here to breathe without Compressors. Those Travellers visiting the Downport find they are nestled in a chasm canyon below sea level which thickens the air just enough for comfort.

Roulnoul is a provincial and almost pastoral, backwoods world with farms dotting the Size 7 world. Exported foods to Ksoegusnoeks ensures the Colony may rest easily at TL-3 with a few imported machines to ease harvests and ranching.

Under this blanket of Agriculture hides the Roulnoul Society of Psions, a sub-collegiate Psionic Institute that has a steady stream of students. Unlike the Collegia on Lodaeegzzuen, the Society does not have stringent criteria to attain to be tested and trained in a Stage of psionics. Yet, the Society does secretly share in the shame of gleaning its curriculum from the same texts and materials stolen from Ellee (Gzaefueg 3236) as Lodaeegzzuen. Roulnoul was fooled by the Corsairs who made copies of their stolen texts and exercises into believing they were being sold the originals. And like the Society, the Vargr agrarians sat on the purchase, letting psionics gather dust as it slowly came into vogue.

Interviewed students from Ksoegusnoeks and Charisma washouts from Lodaeegzzuen come to Roulnoul to complete a Stage of psionics education. The proximity of the two Psionic Institutes are the closest in Gzaefueg Sector and often students will try to attend both if Charisma allows. Per contract with its Owning world, Roulnoul must charge the same testing and training tuition as Lodaeegzzuen, even if the Collegia garners more prestige from the public in the know.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Roulnoul-ek Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Roulnoul-ek Primary Primary Orange K4 V
Roulnoul-ek Companion Secondary Red M7 D


System Data[edit]

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Mainworld Data[edit]

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Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

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Mainworld Map[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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World Starport[edit]

Roulnoul 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.

World Technology Level[edit]

Roulnoul possesses a Technology Level of TL–3.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Printing press, the mechanical telegraph, and the first audio recordings.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Coal or other simple hydrocarbon fuels and early steam engines.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Bicycles and early steam coaches with advanced roadways.
    • Water: Advanced sailing and early steam engine ships.
    • Air: The earliest hot air balloons.

World Government[edit]

Roulnoul 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]

Roulnoul Tech Levels are so low that a Law Level of 4 is maintained to equalize with them.

World Military[edit]

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World Economy[edit]

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Trade Data[edit]

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World Demographics[edit]

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World Culture[edit]

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World Language/s[edit]

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Urbanization[edit]

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World Infrastructure[edit]

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Historical Data[edit]

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World Timeline[edit]

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UWP Listing[edit]

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