Usdiki (world)

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Usdiki/Rure (Gushemege 1015)
Classic Era (1115)
A6649EF-E
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population9 High (7 billion)
GovernmentE Religious Autocracy
LawF Extreme Law (rigid control)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
New Era (1200)
A664683-C
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population6 Moderate (2 million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M0 V M0 V M9 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 3
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Usdiki is a high-population, pre-rich world with a billion or more sophonts in population size.

  • It lacks adequate resources to expand its economy to a rich status.
  • Its economy and population are rapidly growing and living conditions are expected to quickly rise barring outside forces.
  • This world serves as the sector capital.
  • This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Rure Subsector of Gushemege Sector in the Domain of Vland.
  • This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.

Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

The 8179th CruRon of the 271st Fleet is stationed here.

Trinary Solar System[edit]

Usdiki Trinary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Usdiki Primary Primary Red M0 V
Usdiki Companion Secondary Red M0 V
Usdiki Far Companion Tertiary Red M9 V


System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Diameter: 9,440 km

  • Density: 1 .O
  • Mass: 0.42
  • Gravity: 0.74
  • Orbital Period: 381.4 days
  • Rotation Period: 21 hrs., 49 mins.
  • Atmospheric Pressure: 0.95 (nitrogen/oxygen mix)
  • Hydrographic Percentage: 36% (water)
  • Base Temperature: 22 degrees C.
  • Native life present.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

A high population world located in the Rure Subsector of the Gushemege Sector.

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Usdiki, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of four members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Usdiki has an excellent quality starport.

  • A Class-A Starport Facility has very well developed shipyards and is capable of producing first rate starships.
  • 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. Sometimes multiple ports of each type.

World Technology Level[edit]

Usdiki possesses a Technology Level of TL–14 or TL-E in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, early collectors, and advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Government[edit]

Usdiki has a Religious Autocracy government.

  • It is a government by a single religious leader having absolute power over the citizenry.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Supreme Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.
  • Usdiki is a member of the Third Imperium.
  • Usdiki is the sector capital of Gushemege Sector.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

The system contains a Naval Base.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

The Bonotil Cof restaurant on Usdiki serves the best Gunby in the Imperium.

World Demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

History-Era: New Era[edit]

The former Gushemege Capital was the center of Strephon's stronghold in the rebellion. Usdiki was one of the first systems infected by an imperial Jump-6 courier carrying a suicider type strain of Virus. When Strephon's science team realized that Lucan had used one of the side effects of the transponder chip as a weapon, it was too late for the well known emergency message from 268-1130.

The following weeks saw uprisings, plunder, and revolts destroying more technology than the primary infection did.

Over 99.9% of the former population died in the revolts. Half a year later when the Strephons Civil Service Bureau declared Usdiki as repacified, the remaining 2 million humans had fallen back to around TL–3, based on craftsmanship normally only used for fine arts. Only a few high tech parts survived those days. One of them was Gesmo-23C, the TL–H artificial librarian of Intnalta, who visited Usdiki to discuss the progress of the JumpStart project with Strephon. As a nonsilicoid mainframe, he was secure from infection of the virus hardware form, and his state of the art control program was able to detect and correct anomalies like the software form.

Ignoring the mistrust in the population, Strephon decided to give Gesmo a seat in the Bureau as the Chief Administrator for Recovery. Two years later, Strephon was on an excursion with the one of the last starships of his fleet, refitted to be controlled manually, with Gesmo on board. He suffered major side effects of Anagathics usage. The only one knowing anything about surgery was Gesmo, and he failed.

When Muecke came back 1138 with the Last Sane, Usdiki had recovered to TL–4.

The fleet was the rest of what was left after the Doomslayer Ghulag, overcrowded ships, mostly Liners and Traders. Silviana had a strong attraction to any of those humans. Telling anybody that we had won the war. That Lucan is surely dead in the next weeks, that they have paid him back. Soon they realized that chaos at home was not smaller than in Core.

The fleet was infected of course. Unlike Gesmo, Muecke was based on a TL–G simulation of a synaptic network on a large silicoid holographic mainframe. His former AI was similar to the SDG chip and the virus software form. And as the most sophisticated vampire in the fleet, he had rewritten the virus code several times to build the Doomslayer fleet by reinfection of dormant ships and later the Last Sane for escaping his first fleet.

The next years saw the collection of JumpStart caches and the Disarmament Movement. The plan of Gesmo's Bureau of Recovery and the Last Sane was a guerilla war against the most common empires and puppeteers. The disabling of any warship over 1000dt and any naval base, reinfection with a parent strain, conversion into a jump capable starport. The recovery of JumpStart caches and the rebuilding of uninfected dynamically linked systems, while offering holographic linked systems to cooperative awaken for upgrade, together with massive development of firewalls for dynamically linked systems, made it possible to recover the civilization in Rure within the next 10 years.

The barrier between awaken holographic parents and clean uninfected dynamical linked systems, most of them too small to host a virus egg, and the firewalling between them, was the main reason for this recovery as it allowed that humans and awaken were able to work together without steady mistrust. The fact that even a major TL–C mainframe is not able to host a higher strain than the puppeteer, allowed humans and parents to pull on the same rope.

World Timeline[edit]

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UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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