Desert World

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Description / Specifications

Desert Worlds are characterized as environments formed with little to no hydrological influence. Normal hydrological cycles, including the deteriorative aspects of rain cycles make for worlds similar to the deserts and plains of more familiar terrestrial worlds. Such worlds are often covered with sand, gravel, and the rubble of wind worn, but not water worn weathering effects.

Planetary Characteristics

A Desert World has little to no water, a necessary ingredient for conventional life.

TC Hell World Series (Inhospitable)
Type Code Size Atm Hyd Pop Gov Law Remarks
Desert World De -- 23456789 0 -- -- -- Anhydrous world.
Fluid World Fl -- ABC 123456789A -- -- -- Non-water fluids.
Hell World He 3459ABC 2479ABC 012 -- -- -- Difficult environment. Poor atmosphere.
Rad World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Extreme radiation.
Storm World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Extreme weather.

Probably Planetary Orbit & Climate

Desert Worlds or anhydrous environments lack adequate supplies of that vital component to conventional life: water.

History & Background / Dossier

The lack of water on such worlds make then unattractive and unhospitable to most sophont species. However some worlds possess adequate attractions to still attract habitation and colonization. Some of these attractions may include:

  • Exotic resources including exotic spices…
  • Nexus points for multiple trade routes
  • Other more mysterious attractions…

References & Contributors / Sources

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