Template:Race

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This template is depreciated.

{{{name}}}
{{{image}}}
{{{caption}}}
Status {{{intel}}}
Classification {{{type}}}
Size {{{size}}}
Weight {{{weight}}}
Homeworld {{{home}}}
Multi-world {{{multi}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Extinct {{{extinct}}}
Reference {{{ref}}}
{{{footnote}}}

This template is used for articles about races, or alien creatures, both inteligent, or Sentient (sophonts), and not intelligent (creatures).

Parameter: Name[edit]

  • Please insert the name of the alien species (race), intelligent sophont or non-sophontic creature.
    • Whenever possible, article names for alien species (races) should be in singular form, not plural. (e.g. Aslan, not Aslans)
    • It is understood that many names for alien species only come in a collective, plural form, or that some words are the same in singular or plural forms.
  • And that sometimes, the best known form of the name of an alien species (race) is in the plural.
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Image[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Insert an image of the alien species (race).
    • Please ensure that the image is used legally by permission of the user, an open copyright, a free-use image, or other legal means.

parameter: Caption[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Please write a brief caption, that describes the image (e.g. A typical Hiver).
    • Please do not over-describe the image. There is limited space.

Parameter: Status[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Major Race
  • Minor Race
  • Minor Human Race
  • Ethnic Group
    • An Ethnic group is a large group of Sophonts classed according to common racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic, or cultural origin or background. This may include divisions within a Race, e.g. Vargr have many different cultural groups. Or an ethnic group may include members of several races with a shared cultural background, like the Darrians.
    • Please see the Ethnic Groups entry, for more information.
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Classification[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Herbivore
  • Herbivore/filter
  • Herbivore/grazer
  • Herbivore/intermittent
  • Omnivore/gather
  • Omnivore/hunter
  • Omnivore/hunter-gatherer
  • Omnivore/eater
  • Carnivore
  • Carnivore/chaser
  • Carnivore/pouncer
  • Carnivore/trapper
  • Carnivore/siren
  • Carnivore/killer
  • Scavenger
  • Scavenger/hijacker
  • Scavenger/intimidator
  • Scavenger/carrion-eater
  • Reducer
  • Reducer/scavenger
  • Reducer/autotroph
  • Reducer/phototroph
  • Reducer/chemotroph
  • Reducer/radiosynthetic-autotroph
  • Reducer/plasmosythetic-autotroph
  • Ergivore
  • Ergivore/parasite
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Size[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Please enter a height, using SI metric notation (e.g. 1.6 m).
    • It is acceptable to also enter an Imperial height as additional information to the SI metric entry (e.g. 1.6 m / 5'2"). The Imperial measure may be rounded to the nearest whole number.
    • It would be ok to use unit of volume as well.
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.
    • Please see the GURPS Traveller book for information on the cribbed version of the SI metric system used for GURPS Traveller.

Parameter: Weight[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Please enter a weight, using SI metric notation (e.g. 6.0 kg).
    • It is acceptable to also enter an Imperial weight as additional information to the SI metric entry (e.g. 6.0 kg / 13 lbs). The Imperial measure may be rounded to the nearest whole number.
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.
    • Please see the GURPS Traveller book for information on the cribbed version of the SI metric used for Traveller.

Parameter: Homeworld[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Please enter the species' homeworld. (e.g. Zhodane or Zhodane)
  • It would be most appropriate, and comprehensive, to enter the homeworld with sector data information. (e.g. Zhodane (Zhodane 2719))
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Multi-world[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Empire
  • 18-Empire (The 18 represents the number of worlds in the empire.)
    • Many empire have countless worlds, or an unknown number of worlds, as members. In these cases, simply use the empire entry.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Canon[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Yes
  • No
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Extinct[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Yes (Extinct)
  • No (Extant)
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Reference[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Single definitive source of information from the source entries
  • Unknown
  • Or other entries as appropriate.

Parameter: Footnote[edit]

The following entries are suggested for this category:

  • Please enter any necessary footnotes.
  • Or other entries as appropriate.