Planetary Survey 5: Tobibak

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Planetary Survey 5: Tobibak
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The Savage Sea
Author Scott HaringLoren Wiseman
Canonical Yes
Edition 1st
Format Book (Softback)
Language English
Pages 32
Publisher Steve Jackson Games
Version GURPS Traveller
Year Published 2001
Available from TBD
ISBN 1-55634-511-9 Stock #6805
Table of Contents
TBD
Planetary Survey 5: Tobibak is one of a series of GURPS Traveller books detailing a world including adventure scenarios.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The world called Tobibak (Corridor 1011) lies slightly off the beaten track in Corridor Sector, a world 99% covered by ocean and overlooked by history for many centuries. When Humans came, it was to exploit, not to settle, but Tobibak was already inhabited - by a primitive intelligence mysteriously similar to another aquatic race from many light years away. TobiCorp exploited the natives as unpaid labour, and harvest the teeming schools of shrimp for sale offworld.

When a TobiCorp scientist discovered the truth, his concience led him to expose the company's crimes and Tobibak was taken over by the Imperial Ministry of Colonization.

Water worlds have always fascinated science fiction fans, and Tobibak is a treatment in depth (so to speak). On Tobibak, Humans cooperate with the native aquatic race, the Tobai, to develop a planet with vast animal and mineral wealth, dodging mammoth hurricanes and marauding predators. But the waters of Tobibak conceal enigmas - who brought the aquatic sophonts, and why? Explore the mysteries in the depths of Tobibak...

...the Savage Sea.

Table of Contents[edit]

Planetary map...........................IFC
Introduction.......................................2
IISS Data - Tobibak Corridor.......3
Chapter 1: History.............................5
Chapter 2: Tobibak Today.................9
Chapter 3: Extrastellar Relations....20
Chapter 4: Characters.....................26
Chapter 5: Adventures on Tobibak..29
Index................................................31
Worlds within Jump-6.................32
Jump-6 Map...............................IBC

Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The GURPS Traveller Planetary Survey Series produced six canon titles:

  1. Planetary Survey 1: Kamsii
  2. Planetary Survey 2: Denuli
  3. Planetary Survey 3: Granicus
  4. Planetary Survey 4: Glisten
  5. Planetary Survey 5: Tobibak
  6. Planetary Survey 6: Darkmoon

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Author
Loren Wiseman and Scott Haring
Editor
Andrew Hackard, Steve Jackson and Luciann Wasson
Additional Material
Thomas L. Bont and David L. Pulver
Cover
Jesse DeGraff
Illustrations
David Day and David Lynch
Additional Illustrations
Tom Biondolillo and Jesse DeGraff
Maps
Andy Akins and Alex Fernandez

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