Walston (world)

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Walston/District 268 (Spinward Marches 1232)
Milieu 1116
C544338-8
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population3 Low (3 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]
System Details
Primary M2 V
Worlds 8
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 3158
Army size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
721-2
Resources7Few
Labor2Low (300)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-2Fair
Importance -2
Resource Units 11
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Walston supports a population of fewer than 10,000. It is a client state of Third Imperium in the District 268 Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector. This world contains a Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel. 70% of the world's population is the Major Race Vargr.

Walston/Plankwell (Spinward Marches 1232)
New Era
C544338-A
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population3 Low (6 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 335D
Army size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
721+1
Resources7Few
Labor2Low (600)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency+1Average
Importance 0
Resource Units 14
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 38
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 2
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 220

Era: New Era

Walston supports a population of fewer than 10,000. It is a client state of Regency of Deneb in the Plankwell Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector. This world contains a Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel. 80% of the world's population is the Major Race Vargr.


  • Walston is sometimes spelled "Waltson."

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Walston's primary is named Albin's Star, while the system's two small gas giants are named Insive and Greenish. The system also contains five rocky bodies in fairly standard orbits. Walston itself has a cool climate and a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere tainted by mild pollutant affecting low-elevation areas. The seas of Walston are home to a wide variety of life.

Monostellar System[edit]

Walston Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Notes
Albin's Star Primary Red M2 V


History and background[edit]

Walston's starport and the relatively hospitable environment makes it a popular stopover point on the Bowman Arm. The planet's subsistence-based economy depends largely on aquaculture and more conventional agriculture.

The only inhabited region of the planet is Settlement Island, which includes the capital at Central Lake. Approximately 90% of Walston's population are Vargr who settled after the Fourth Frontier War, but the government is ruled by a human elite and the Vargr are treated as distinctly second-class citizens.

World Starport[edit]

Walston 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]

Walston possesses a Technology Level of TL-8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: advanced automobiles.
    • Water: triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft.

References and contributors[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.

  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com