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WorldTech Synopsis Paragraphs (2017)

  1. Handy Link: Technology Level
  2. Handy Link: Template:WorldTech
  3. Handy Link: Hexadecimal Notation
  4. Handy Link: Three Prime Technologies
  5. Handy Link: Jump Drive
  6. Handy Link: Jump Drive/meta
WorldTech -> World Technology Level Synopsis Paragraphs
WorldTech Code WorldTech Remarks
- possesses an unidentified Technology Level.
  • One could assume that this world is pre-technological, but that isn't always a safe assumption.
  • It could just as well be post-technological.
No remarks available yet.
0 possesses a Technology Level of TL–0.
  • These worlds often contain a Proto-Sophont species beginning to establish a nascent civilization and society.
  • This world is in its Alpha Period and has not yet been interfered with by a higher technology civilization.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Bodily communicative apparati, courier-runners, and smoke signals.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Bodily muscle.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Bodily locomotion, riding beasts, and litters or sedan chairs.
    • Water: Swimming, rafts, and canoes.
    • Air: Typically not available unless a bodily ability.
Proto-Tech
  • Stone age, Lucy, early Neanderthals and Cro Magnon.
1 possesses a Technology Level of TL–1.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Runners or beast relay and long distance signaling such as the heliograph and semaphore.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Muscle power and water wheels.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Riding animals, rickshaws, carts or other creature-drawn wheeled vehicles.
    • Water: Rowed galleys and early sailing vessels.
    • Air: Typically not available unless a bodily ability or ride-able flying beasts available.
World Code Lt (low technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Early Metal ages: Bronze, copper, iron, etc.
2 possesses a Technology Level of TL–2.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Runners or beast relay, the printing press, long distance signaling such as the heliograph and semaphore.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Water wheels and wind power.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Riding beasts and creature-drawn wheeled vehicles.
    • Water: Sailing vessels.
    • Air: Typically not available unless a bodily ability or ride-able flying beasts available.
World Code Lt (low technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Dark ages, middle ages, etc.
3 possesses a Technology Level of TL–3.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Printing press, the mechanical telegraph, and the first audio recordings.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Coal or other simple hydrocarbon fuels and early steam engines.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Bicycles and early steam coaches with advanced roadways.
    • Water: Advanced sailing and early steam engine ships.
    • Air: The earliest hot air balloons.
World Code Lt (low technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Early renaissance, very roughly, to Napoleonics.
4 possesses a Technology Level of TL–4.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone and telegraphs, widespread printing.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early electricity, hydrocarbon internal combustion.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Trains and early automobiles.
    • Water: Clippers and steam ships.
    • Air: Dirigibles, balloons, very basic rockets.
World Code Lt (low technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Premodern era. Wild West in the USA. Victorian era. Steampunk.
5 possesses a Technology Level of TL–5.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone, radio, and television.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Electricity, hydrocarbon internal combustion, and the most fundamental atomic energy.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Ground cars or automobiles and tracked vehicles.
    • Water: Large ships and submersibles with steel hulls.
    • Air: Early aircraft including seaplanes and very early unmanned rockets.
World Code Lt (low technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Around WWI realworld (1910's CE - 20's).
6 possesses a Technology Level of TL–6.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone, radio, and television.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fission power generation, advanced water and wind generation of electricity.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, early ATV's, and dedicated AFV's.
    • Water: Amphibious vehicles, improved submersibles, and early SCUBA gear.
    • Air: Early jet aircraft and rotorcraft VTOL's.
    • Space: Early unmanned rocket delivery systems and early manned orbital rockets.
Terran equivalent: Around WWII realworld (1940's - 50's).
7 possesses a Technology Level of TL–7.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early video and early satellite communication networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fuel cells, solar energy, and geothermal power sources.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, hovercraft, and bullet trains.
    • Water: Hydrofoils and early triphibians.
    • Air: Hang gliders and supersonic jets.
    • Space: Deep space probes and interplanetary spacecraft.
Terran equivalent: Atomic & plastic eras (1950's to 60's) realworld.
8 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.
Terran equivalent: Early information age. Electronics. Early cyberpunk. (1970's to 80's) realworld.
9 possesses a Technology Level of TL–9.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fusion power.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Ultra high-speed trains and early grav vehicles.
    • Water: High efficiency sailcraft, multihulled seacraft, improved artificial gears.
    • Air: Tiltrotorcraft, exotic VTOL's, PARWIG, and rocket-assisted suborbitals.
    • Space: SSTO spacecraft, early military spacecraft, and interstellar STL starships
    • FTL: Prototype Jump Drive-1.
Terran equivalent: Around the present in (1990's to 2000's to 2010's) 2017 realworld. And near future.
10 possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation. Terran equivalent: Solidly into the future. Many decades forward of the realworld.
A possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation. Terran equivalent: Solidly into the future. Many decades forward of the realworld.
11 possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation. Terran equivalent: Decades upon decades into the future.
B possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation. Terran equivalent: Decades upon decades into the future.
12 possesses a Technology Level of TL–12 or TL-C in Hexadecimal Notation. World Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Perhaps a hundred years or more into the future.
C possesses a Technology Level of TL–12 or TL-C in Hexadecimal Notation. World Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Perhaps a hundred years or more into the future.
13 possesses a Technology Level of TL–13 or TL-D in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Holovideo recorders.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, prototype collectors, advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
World Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
D possesses a Technology Level of TL–13 or TL-D in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Holovideo recorders.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, prototype collectors, advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
World Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
14 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 Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
E 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 Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
15 possesses a Technology Level of TL–15 or TL-F in Hexadecimal Notation. World Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Regular limit for Charted Space.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
F possesses a Technology Level of TL–15 or TL-F in Hexadecimal Notation. World Code Ht (high technology) by Mongoose rules.
  • Regular limit for Charted Space.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
16 possesses a Technology Level of TL–16 or TL-G in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Personal holovideo and personal meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, collectors, and advanced Fusion+.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
Above Ht limits, but allowed on Traveller Map by MWM.
  • Fairly common in some older materials such as Paranoia Press.
  • Darrian / Daryen technology.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
G possesses a Technology Level of TL–16 or TL-G in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Personal holovideo and personal meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, collectors, and advanced Fusion+.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
Above Ht limits, but allowed on Traveller Map by MWM.
  • Fairly common in some older materials such as Paranoia Press.
  • Darrian / Daryen technology.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
17 possesses a Technology Level of TL–17 or TL-H in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Pocket meson communications.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Advanced collectors and early antimatter plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
Above Ht limits, and not allowed on a 1105 Traveller Map by MWM with a few exceptions.
  • Sabmiqys
  • Galaxiad technology.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
H possesses a Technology Level of TL–17 or TL-H in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Pocket meson communications.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Advanced collectors and early antimatter plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
Above Ht limits, and not allowed on a 1105 Traveller Map by MWM with a few exceptions.
  • Sabmiqys
  • Galaxiad technology.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
18 possesses a Technology Level of TL–18 or TL-J in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Pocket meson communications.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Advanced collectors and early antimatter plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
Above Ht limits, and not allowed on a 1105 Traveller Map by MWM with a few exceptions.
  • Sabmiqys
  • Galaxiad technology.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.
J possesses a Technology Level of TL–18 or TL-J in Hexadecimal Notation.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Pocket meson communications.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Advanced collectors and early antimatter plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
Above Ht limits, and not allowed on a 1105 Traveller Map by MWM with a few exceptions.
  • Sabmiqys
  • Galaxiad technology.
  • Terran equivalent: Far future.