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This template defines the table "RPGBook". View table.

Format {{{format}}}
Language English
Publisher [[]]
Version Generic
Year Published 2019

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This is a template for any form of published material: e.g. books, periodicals, games, etc..

  • In other words, it is a combined Bibliography and Ludography.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It will auto-generate categories for "publisher Books" and "version Books" assuming these are correctly defined as references.

This template also stores data in the Cargo tables. This means the format of the elements is more specific and or picky. The parameters to the template are parsed and inserted into tables in the database for query through Cargo.

Template Layout[edit]


|name      = {Name of the book, no links}
|alsosee   = {related reference}
|author    = {List of authors, comma separates, no links}
|available = {URL source to get the item (only)}
|canon     = Yes {1 (yes) or 0 (no) is book considered a canon source}
|caption   = {Sub-Title of Book}
|contents  = {Table of contents, comma separated list of "chapter title":page}
|edition   = 1st {versions of book, issue}
|footnote  = (misc info e.g. isbn)
|format    = Book (Softback) {book format eg. lbb}
|image     = {Reference to Image, no links, no File required}
|language  = English
|pages     = {number of pages}
|publisher = {Name of publisher, no links}
|version   = {Reference to Version of Traveller, no links}
|year      = {year published}

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

As of 2019 CE, this template is in its second version as InfoboxBook or InfoboxBook1 has almost entirely been phased out.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.